Friday, October 31, 2014

Checking reports of double fatality near Adairsville. Rome ReSale closing. Near-freezing temperatures tonight; chilly Halloween. Norman's No-Nos: Good day for Georgia? High school, Berry football updates. Halloween events list.

Where Rome's news day starts and ends: www.hometownheadlines.com
 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Watch the wind chill this evening for Trick-or-Treaters and at the high school and Berry College games. It will be in the upper 50s by 7 p.m. with sustained winds of 13 mph, gusting to 21 mph. Freeze warning tonight for counties to our north.

Headlines:

  • Checking reports of a possible two-person fatality on I-75 south of Adairsville late Thursday. Updates
  • Rome ReSale closing on North Fifth. Rebranding of Elder's Ace Hardware just about wrapped up. Business
  • Politics: Final day of early voting. More than 5,000 votes each in Floyd, Bartow; 2,300-plus each  in Gordon, Polk. Early voters
  • Hometown Headlines' first webcast, 'The River City Bank Election Report,' due Tuesday night with results, interviews, analysis -- live from Brewhouse. Hometown
  • Weekend: Whether it be trunks or tricks, lots of treats this Halloween weekend -- including college football. Events
  • Salvation Army offering free breakfast on Veterans Day. Cartersville Can-a-thon updates.  O negative blood needed. Updates
  • Arts update: Film about Susan Gilbert Harvey going to Y'allywood. Rome companies to help with 2015 film. Berry theater students advance. Arts
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports from 4 and 8 a.m. as well as 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report  (click)

  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: Norman's No-Nos: Tech and Georgia should have glorious weekends; not so much for Auburn.
  • Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Pregame: Bundle up for tonight's high school games. Links to scores, post-game shows
  • Coosa-at-Darlington wins the title of Fox 5 game of the week.
  • John McClellan's High School Picks: Darlington by 2 over Coosa; Cedartown over Pepperell; Cartersville, Calhoun, Adairsville will win big.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Berry hosts Millsaps tonight at 7 p.m. at Barron Stadium.  Berry
  • Shorter hosts Florida Tech at noon Saturday at Barron Stadium.  Shorter

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM & 1470 AM

  • 7-9 a.m. Click to listen live online
  • Please join out guests today including:
  • Ricky Woodall, representing the UGA fans out there in a live debate over who wins Saturday: Florida or Georgia?
  • Logan Boss of Public Health on precautions on Ebola and state monitoring.
  • Dr. Jeff McDaniel, superintendent of Floyd County Schools, on the 2014 graduation report.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Calhoun High student arrested on charges of bringing gun on campus after hours. Heaven's Attic starts retirement, liquidation sale. Early balloting lures 10% of Floyd voters so far; two days left. Weekend/Halloween events. Sunny, 67 today.

Where Rome's news day starts and ends: www.hometownheadlines.com
 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Sunny and 67 today with a run into the 30s for the next few nights. Extreme Northeast Georgia could see light snow by the weekend.

Headlines:

  • Heaven's Attic liquidating inventory as private 'retirement sale' begins. Also: Greater Community auctions properties. Coosa Ridge zoning change. Business
  • 25% voter turnout expected; already at 10% thanks to early voting. Floyd elections chief says two runoffs possible. Politics
  • Calhoun High student arrested after bringing firearm on campus after hours; 'not allowed back on campus.' Calhoun
  • Sheriff's gang forum returns Nov. 11. Cagle in Rome today. Town hall forum on disabilities, employment. Updates
  • Weekend: Halloween, Trunk or Treat and lots of college football. Events
  • United States Basketball Association to bring tournaments to LakePoint/North Atlanta starting in 2015. Hoops
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports from 4 and 8 a.m. as well as 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report  (click)

  • Final hours to vote to make Coosa-at-Darlington the Fox 5 game of the week.
  • Shorter Lady Hawks win NCCAA national women's golf title
  • John McClellan's High School Picks: Darlington by 2 over Coosa; Cedartown over Pepperell; Cartersville, Calhoun, Adairsville will win big.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Links to Georgia Highlands' basketball schedules; Berry and Shorter season previews.
  • Coming Friday: Norman Arey's Norman's No-nos: Will he pick a Georgia win or maybe a patented upset special by the struggling Gators?
  • Berry hosts Millsaps Friday at 7 p.m. at Barron Stadium.  Berry
  • Shorter hosts Florida Tech at noon Saturday at Barron Stadium.  Shorter

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM & 1470 AM

  • 7-9 a.m. Click to listen live online
  • Please join out guests today including:
  • Larry and Missy Alford on the Greater Rome Chamber's annual Expo event, "All Seasons: Shop Rome," set for Nov. 7-8 at The Forum. Plus: Updates on the family's latest business dealings.
  • Kathy Keeley of All About Developmental Disabilities discusses a Nov. 6 town hall meeting at the history museum on employment opportunities for those with disabilities.
 
 

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Sneak peek at Harvest Moon's new venue this Friday; dining updates. Cartersville Medical: No confirmation on Ebola here. Latest on Campaign 2014; early voting continues. 60% rain chance today, much cooler weekend. Public Health restaurant scores.

Where Rome's news day starts and ends: www.hometownheadlines.com
 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Perhaps a quarter inch of rain as a new cold front arrives. High of 69, low of 40. Much cooler weekend due.

Headlines:

  • 'Dark Side of the Moon' debuts Friday. More chicken salad (but not here). Plus: Pancakes times two. Updates
  • Updates on WBHF's report on a patient at Cartersville Medical receiving 'treatment via the center's Ebola protocol.' Hospital: No confirmed case of Ebola here.. Health
  • Politics: As streak of candidate visits ends, attention turns to final days of early voting. Radio update at 8:10 this morning. Please vote
  • Business: Goodwill career fair canceled today; huge hiring event at Chattahoochee Tech's Acworth campus, however. Jobs
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports from 4 and 8 a.m. as well as 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report  (click)

  • John McClellan's High School Picks: Darlington by 2 over Coosa; Cedartown over Pepperell; Cartersville, Calhoun, Adairsville will win big.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • YMCA's Arsenal Rome Soccer Club's Select teams' report for the past weekend; what's ahead.
  • Coming Friday: Norman Arey's Norman's No-nos: Will he pick a Georgia win or maybe a patented upset special by the struggling Gators?
  • Berry hosts Millsaps Friday at 7 p.m. at Barron Stadium.  Berry
  • Shorter hosts Florida Tech at noon Saturday at Barron Stadium.  Shorter

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM & 1470 AM

  • 7-9 a.m. Click to listen live online
  • Please join out guests today including:
  • Ben Birdsong, Shorter's women's soccer coach, who has his team one win away from clinching a conference play-off spot.
  • Steve Miller, chairman of the Floyd County Board of Elections and Voter Registration, on what to expect in the final days of early voting and on Nov. 4 at the precincts.
 
 

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

'Fresh Donuts' in Adairsville. Halloween? Santa due at mall in just a few days. More shopping time at Publix. Early voting: 3,211 cast ballots so far. John McClellan's high school picks. Plus vote to make Coosa-at-Darlington 'Game of the Week'

Where Rome's news day starts and ends: www.hometownheadlines.com
 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • After a high of 85 on Monday, two degrees shy of the record, we're dropping back to the upper 80s today and upper 60s with rain on Wednesday

Headlines:

  • Business: Fresh Donuts opens in Adairsville. Santa due Nov. 7 (week after Halloween?!) Publix adds extra hour of shopping. Updates
  • More than 3,200 have voted early so far in Floyd County. Also: Statewide updates. Politics
  • Harbin cancer center, Compassionate Paws team up to help patients, families; free diabetes screening set. Health
  • Junior Service League's annual Poinsettia Sale under way; proceeds benefit local students in need, Chieftains. JSL
  • Friday's Coosa at Darlington game in the hunt for Fox 5's Game of the Week. Vote early, vote often; here's how. Vote
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports from 4 and 8 a.m. as well as 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report  (click)

  • John McClellan's High School Picks: Darlington by 2 over Coosa; Cedartown over Pepperell; Cartersville, Calhoun, Adairsville will win big.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Coming Friday: Norman Arey's Norman's No-nos: Will he pick a Georgia win or maybe a patented upset special by the struggling Gators?
  • Berry hosts Millsaps Friday at 7 p.m. at Barron Stadium.  Berry
  • Shorter hosts Florida Tech at noon Saturday at Barron Stadium.  Shorter

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM & 1470 AM

  • 7-9 a.m. Click to listen live online
  • Please join out guests today including:
  • Chris Giddens, children's minister at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church, on Wednesday's Trunk or Treat at the church and what it means vs. more traditional Halloween events.
  • Giles Chapman of the Exchange Club on voting in advance, on election day next Tuesday.
  • Josh Carrasco, AAA South, on dropping gasoline prices and how long it might last.