Monday, September 1, 2014

Knights of Columbus Barbecue just about ready at Civic Center. Huge weekend ahead in Rome with film festival, Hawks football, First Friday concert. Gas prices up a few cents. Final game of the 2014 season for the Rome Braves; 1 p.m. first pitch

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

High of 93 with a heat index of 97 expected; 30% chance of afternoon showers

Headlines:

  • The pork is sizzling, the stew is stewing as the Knights ready for the annual Labor Day barbecue on Monday. Barbecue
  • Huge weekend ahead in downtown Rome with the international film festival, Shorter Hawks football and First Friday concert. Weekend
  • Gas prices rise a few cents; Murphy Oil's 15-cent per gallon discount ends Sept. 8. Fill-r-up
  • Labor Day events: Knights of Columbus BBQ, Rome Braves season finale, Pioneer Days in Cartersville. Today
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • We're now posting photos on our Instagram page as well. Follow us at Hometown
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder
  • Rome Braves beat Savannah 4-3 on Sunday; final game of the season begins at 1 this afternoon.
  • Calhoun No. 2 in latest high school poll.
  • Game week begins for Shorter Hawks. Shorter

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  • Please join our guests Monday as we rebroadcast several recent interviews:
  • Matt Pearce of the Small Business Development Center on getting ready for the Christmas shopping season now.
  • Jim Powell of the Knights of Columbus on the Labor Day Barbecue at Rome Civic Center from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday.
  • Jason Bearden of Highland Rivers Health on local services and possible uses for the former Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital property.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

1,000 without power this morning in Rockmart following 70-mph straight-line winds that injured one. Skydiving accident kills one, injures another. Cedartown's Nick Chubb dazzlings in Bulldogs' debut. High of 90; 30% of more storms

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

Watch early morning fog, late afternoon storms (30% chance). High of 90.

Headlines:

Regular features:

  • We're now posting photos on our Instagram page as well. Follow us at Hometown
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder
  • Rome Braves top Savannah, 4-3. Rematch today at 2 p.m. at State Mutual Stadium.
  • Norman Arey's series premiere of Norman's No-Nos: How did Norman do?  Arey
  • Game week begins for Shorter Hawks. Shorter

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition now on 98.7 FM and 1470 AM

  • 7-9 a.m. weekdays, Click to listen live online
  • Please join our guests Monday as we rebroadcast several recent interviews:
  • Matt Pearce of the Small Business Development Center on getting ready for the Christmas shopping season now.
  • Jim Powell of the Knights of Columbus on the Labor Day Barbecue at Rome Civic Center from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday.
  • Jason Bearden of Highland Rivers Health on local services and possible uses for the former Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital property.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Rain expected all weekend long. Jimmy John's to open Sept. 16. Iconic Rome photographer laid to rest. Weekend Buzz. Weekend guide: BBQ, baseball and more. Sports updates, Friday night scores. Public Health restaurant scores

For more on these headlines and for tomorrow's Rome news today, please see www.hometownheadlines.com
 

Ware Mechanical forecast: Rain expected all weekend with 60% chance of storms this afternoon, high near 90.

Headlines:

  • The next opening: Jimmy John's at Charles Hight Square in Rome on Sept. 16. Restaurants
  • Iconic Rome photographer Bill Bussey laid to rest. Bussey
  • Weekend Buzz: Cameras will be off for a few days for the Berry eagles . . . Cedartown schedules Sept. 11 remembrance . . . Deal of the day (or Christmas in August?). Buzz
  • Weekend: Baseball, barbecue, Native American culture, Tom Sawyer in Rome. Calendar
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • We're now posting photos on our Instagram page as well. Follow us at Hometown
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder
  • Rome Braves fall 6-5 as final home stand of 2014 gets under way vs. Savannah; fireworks tonight after the game.
  • Norman Arey's series premiere of Norman's No-Nos: A good start for Georgia Tech, Auburn, Alabama -- and Clemson. Arey
  • Friday night scores: Huge wins for Darlington, Cartersville, Adairsville.
  • John McClellan's high school picks: How did John do Friday night?
  • Shorter's 'Hawk Talk' premieres at 8 a.m. Saturday on The Jock 99.5 FM
  • Berry College partners with Stretch Internet to stream athletic events this season

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition now on 98.7 FM and 1470 AM

  • 7-9 a.m. weekdays, Click to listen live online
  • Please join our guests Monday as we rebroadcast several recent interviews:
  • Matt Pearce of the Small Business Development Center on getting ready for the Christmas shopping season now.
  • Jim Powell of the Knights of Columbus on the Labor Day Barbecue at Rome Civic Center from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday.
  • Jason Bearden of Highland Rivers Health on local services and possible uses for the former Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital property.

Friday, August 29, 2014

As ALDI opens, attention turns to Kroger Marketplace in Cartersville. Update on local banks. Busy weekend ahead -- and it could be a wet one, too. Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos returns for college football season. High school football guide.

For more on these headlines and for tomorrow's Rome news today, please see www.hometownheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Smog alert today for Bartow, metro Atlanta. Another hot one today with a high of 94. A tad cooler this weekend as rain moves in Saturday through Labor Day.

Headlines:

  • As another Kroger Marketplace opens, Cartersville awaits its mega store -- and Rome swamps new ALDI. Grocers
  • Rome Braves say farewell for the season with fireworks. Plus: Pow Wow, Tom Sawyer, Pioneer Days, BBQ. Weekend
  • Rome's Downtown Development Authority, parks & rec honored. Award
  • Quarterly reports posted for local banks: Heritage First leads in quarterly, year-to-date net income. Banks
  • Holiday weekend: Stay safe on local waterways. So far this year: 33 drownings, 68 boating accidents. Safety
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • We're now posting photos on our Instagram page as well. Follow us at Hometown
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder
  • Rome Braves rally but so do Intimidators who win 7-5 Thursday night. Final home stand begins tonight.
  • Norman Arey's series premiere of Norman's No-Nos: A good start for Georgia Tech, Auburn, Alabama -- and Clemson. Arey
  • Chick-fil-A Dwarf House's High School Football Guide for Aug. 29
  • John McClellan's high school picks: Wins for Model, Darlington, Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun tohight.
  • Updated: Shorter welcomes community for second annual 'Meet the Coaches' luncheon

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  • Cpl Chris Harris of the Georgia State Patrol on what to expect from law enforcement this holiday weekend.
  • Norman Arey on College Football 2014 including his first 15 locks-to-loose this weekend.
  • Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

New Paddle Board shop part of Cotton Block rebound. Holiday weather weekend starts with smog alert, low 90s; rain by Saturday. Labor Day weekend guide. Cagle to visit Berry Student Enterprises today. Public Health restaurant scores

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Low 90s through Sunday; weekend rain chance: 60% Saturday, 50% Sunday.
  • Smog alert today for Bartow, metro Atlanta. Hot Friday night for high school football

Headlines:

  • River Dog Paddle Co. latest new business announced for rebounding Cotton Block. River Dog
  • Smog concerns today; mid 90s Friday, rain possible through Monday. Code Orange
  • Weekend: Cherokee homecoming, baseball, Tom Sawyer and Labor Day barbecue. Events
  • 'A Holly Jolly Christmas' is the theme of Dec. 2 parade in downtown Rome. Parade
  • Cagle to visit Berry Student Enterprises today. Plus: Exchange Club guest, Moon Gallery update, Cartersville concert. Briefs
  • Cheryl Willoughby, Ms. Senior Coosa Valley Fair 2013, is runner-up in Ms. Senior Georgia pageant. Smile Report
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • We're now posting photos on our Instagram page as well. Follow us at Hometown
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder
  • Rome Braves rebound, beat Kannapolis 5-2.
  • John McClellan's high school picks: Wins for Model, Darlington, Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun this Friday
  • Friday: Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos return for a new season of college football losers.

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  • Please join our guests today including:
  • Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, who will be at Berry College today to discuss the importance of Georgia entrepreneurs and small business owners, and to visit the student enterprise teams.
  • Capt. Douglas McClure on what's new with Rome's Salvation Army.