Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Updates on Rome's newest shopping proposal. Aftermath from the overnight storms. 96 boxes of Girl Scout cookies for Davies Shelter. Shorter cuts wrestling program. Update on bluebird box campaign.

This morning's headlines -- always first, fast, factual and free online -- with updates continuing all day from Hometown Headlines

Developer wants to bring new grocer Lidl, retail to American Legion/university site on Shorter; also to tract in Calhoun. Legion

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Updates on our overnight weather in Northwest Georgia and what's ahead. Weather

Buzz: Cops for Kids softball tournament returns Saturday. Girl Scouts help donate 96 boxes of cookies to Davies Shelter. Trinity UMC Youth plan yard sale.

Mall offers 'Color for Cause. Buzz

Update on the bluebird box fundraiser. Bluebirds

Remembering Mr. Robert Lee 'R.L.' Fricks, Mrs. Alicia Philpot. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

Berry Western Equestrian Team will defend national title.
 
Shorter University drops wrestling.
 
High school baseball updates.
 
Georgia Tech vs. CSU-Bakersfield in NIT semis tonight.

RADIO: Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM

Please join our guests including:

8:10 a.m. Sheriff Tim Burkhalter and Cpl. Carrie Edge on Saturday's Cops for Kids benefiting Floyd County Special Olympics.

8:40 a.m. Dr. Robert M. Cobb, division director for the Georgia Department of Agriculture, on the avian flu discovered in a commercial flock of chickens in Chattooga County and what it means for our region and state.


Monday, March 27, 2017

How we die: A look at the top causes of death in Floyd, Bartow. ACC tennis will bring jackpot -- but for how many years? The bluebirds need some (sub)urban renewal. Warm week ahead.

This morning's headlines -- always first, fast, factual and free online -- with updates continuing all day from Hometown Headlines

How we die: A closer look at what kills 1,900 people in Floyd, Bartow counties each year as well as what's being done to address some of the causes. How we die

Business: With the ACC tennis tournaments in Rome four weeks from now, the real deadline is April 18 -- the day the NCAA announcements multiyear tournament deals. Economic impact 

Berry's bluebirds: How you can help sustain the songbirds spotted throughout our area. Bluebirds

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: We'll be 10 degrees warmer than normal for much of the week; about a third of an inch of rain through Tuesday. Weather

Remembering Mrs. Virginia Faye Tibbs Turner. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Tuesday. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

Final Four: Gonzaga vs. South Carolina; Oregon vs.
 
Georgia Tech plays in NIT semifinal Tuesday.
 
High school baseball schedule and rankings.
 
RAV (Rome Area Volleyball) has another huge weekend.
 

RADIO: Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM

Please join our guests including:

7:40 a.m. State Rep. Eddie Lumsden on the final days of the 2017 General Assembly.

8:10 a.m.: Dr. Renee E. Carleton, associate professor of Biology at Berry College, on new bluebird project.

8:40 a.m. Beth Erwin on Look Good, Feel Better, a 'makeover' program to help cancer patients feel better about themselves




Sunday, March 26, 2017

RaceTrac opening Rome location early 2018. Local families giving Japanese students taste of America. Latest on possible stormy Sunday ahead. Adairsville K-9 dies after hit by car. City and county commission agendas. Sports updates.

This morning's headlines -- always first, fast, factual and free online -- with updates continuing all day from Hometown Headlines

Business: RaceTrac confirmed for new store on U.S. 27 at Armuchee Connector with opening in early 2018. Business

Local families hoping to give Japanese exchange students a taste of 'American' life this week in Rome. Exchange

Bartow EMS: 30-year-old woman severely injured in single-car rollover crash late Saturday in Cartersville. Crash

Adairsville Police dog Nero dies from injuries after being hit by car in Cedartown area this week. Nero

Buzz: Rome Area Heritage Foundation to look at antique paddleboat during membership party April 2. Agendas for this week's Rome and Floyd County Commission meetings. Buzz

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Isolated, strong thunderstorms possible today. Rainy weather to continue through Tuesday. Weather

Remembering Starling (Punch) E. Sams, Franklin Sims, Martha Virginia Taylor and Mary Alice Williams. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch

 

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report 

Latest high school baseball updates.
 
NIT: Georgia Tech plays next on Tuesday at 7 p.m. vs. CSU-Bakersfield
 
Latest on NCAA Basketball tourney.
 
Local college sports updates.
 

RADIO: Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM

Please join our guests Monday including:

7:40 a.m. State Rep. Eddie Lumsden on the final days of the 2017 General Assembly.

8:10 a.m.: Dr. Renee E. Carleton, associate professor of Biology at Berry College, on new bluebird project.

8:40 a.m. Beth Erwin on Look Good, Feel Better, a 'makeover' program to help cancer patients feel better about themselves.


Saturday, March 25, 2017

Up to one inch of rainfall expected this weekend. Graves and Loudermilk react to GOP healthcare bill. Today's buzz: Roman Holiday celebrating 10 years. Missing police canine found safe. Darlington's Tri for Kids returns. Sports updates.

This morning's headlines -- always first, fast, factual and free online -- with updates continuing all day from Hometown Headlines

Reaction from Graves and Loudermilk on failure to vote on GOP Health Care bill. Georgia Health News update with reaction from hospitals. Politics 

Buzz: Roman Holiday celebrates 10 years; April 2 cruise set. YMCA's Healthy Kids Day is April 8.  African American Heritage Trail proposed in Bartow. Superstar of Service nominations sought. Buzz

Updated: Missing police canine Nero found safe after escaping in Cedartown on Thursday. Nero

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: About an inch of rain expected starting this afternoon into Sunday. Highs in the low 70s. Weather

Remembering Mary Grace Montague Andrews, Robbie Mae Burdette, Lannie Allen Farmer, Danny Lee Harris, Mary Jo Moore and Mary Alice Williams. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch


Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report 

Darlington's Tri for the Kids Youth Marathon returns April 30.

High School baseball updates. 

NIT: Georgia Tech plays next on Tuesday at 7 p.m. vs. CSU-Bakersfield.
 

RADIO: Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM

Please join our guests Monday including:

7:40 a.m. State Rep. Eddie Lumsden on the final days of the 2017 General Assembly.

8:40 a.m. Beth Erwin on Look Good, Feel Better, a 'makeover' program to help cancer patients feel better about themselves.

Friday, March 24, 2017

RaceTrac looks at two Rome locations. Police RHS wrestling coach had sex with then-minor student. Tough talk from Business Development Committee. Warmer, maybe wetter, weekend.

This morning's headlines -- always first, fast, factual and free online -- with updates continuing all day from Hometown Headlines

Business: RaceTrac looking at sites on Martha Berry, Shorter Avenue. RaceTrac

Rome Police: Rome High wrestling coach accused of having sexual relationship with minor student from 2011-13. Suspect 

It looks like Rome's new Business Development Committee means business. Check this agenda for this morning's meeting. Nice idea

Fernando Cup 2017: Coosa High raises $1,600 for Fernando Scholarship Fund. Coosa

Georgia Northwestern's spring plant sale grows to four days next month.  Plant sale 

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Low to mid 70s all weekend with some rain possible, maybe a storm. Weather

Perdue X 2: The senator opens the Senate confirmation hearing for cousin Sonny, nominated be the  U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. Perdues

Remembering Mr. Carlton Chadwick 'Chad' Smith. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report 

Changes for Berry women's basketball -- and men's.
 
Rome's Doug Shows officiating at Sweet 16.
 
High school baseball updates.

RADIO: Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM

Please join our guests including:

7:40 a.m. State Sen. Chuck Hufstetler on updates with the fracking law and final days of the 2017 General Assembly.

8:40 a.m. Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.