Wednesday, May 27, 2015

First Baptist's Joel Snider retiring in May 2016. What's next for East Rome Wendy's. Awaiting 'Allegiant' film crews. More rain, storms likely today. Obituaries. Public Health restaurant scores. Latest sports updates

For continuing updates and latest news, see www.hometownheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • More thunderstorms are possible today and into Thursday. High of 81.

Headlines:

  • Pastor Joel Snider's final year at First Baptist Church of Rome under way. After 20 years, he plans to retire in Rome, remain part of the congregation. Snider
  • Yet another Turner McCall project turned away, in part by heavy influence from East Rome homeowners and other interests. City Commission
  • Awaiting the 'Allegiant Part 1' crews in Lindale. Update
  • Coosa Valley: Shannon clean-up, 25th annual Rock Fest, Finster Fest returns to Summerville. Coosa Valley
  • Smile Report: Americanism Committee of the Exchange Club, Coosa Valley Credit Union donated 19 flags to parks & rec. Smile
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining.
  • Obituaries: John L. Thomason, 80, of Cave Spring dies. Funerals
  • Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • Our list of summer camps across Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Big plans for Vacation Bible School this summer. VBS
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Matt Larry named new baseball coach at Darlington; leaving Shorter after more than 20 years.
  • Rome Braves pound Charleston, 8-1. Today: At Charleston, 7 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves flattened by the Dodgers, 8-10. Rematch at 10:10 tonight EDT.
  • Atlanta Hawks swept by Cleveland Cavaliers, 118-88. Cavs move on to the NBA finals.
  • Colleges: The latest from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA (98.7 FM or 1470 AM).

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Jessie Homesley, Shorter's assistant softball coach, on the championship series in Oklahoma City.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Jordan Poole, executive director of Paradise Garden, on this weekend's Finster Fest.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Young Rome missionary reports from quake-ravaged Nepal. Wendy's suddenly everywhere; hearing tonight on new Rome site. Soggy week ahead; maybe stormy, too. Gas prices continue to rise. Obituaries. Darlington finishes as AA baseball runner-up

For continuing updates and latest news, see www.hometownheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • More rain, storms possible. We could see more than three inches by the time it all ends Wednesday.

Headlines:

  • Rome missionary Alyssa Nobles on helping earthquake-ravaged Nepal: 'We are aiding in relief in whatever way we can.' In her words
  • Suddenly, it's all about Wendy's: New store in Calhoun, zoning battle tonight in Rome. Wendy's
  • Gas prices rising as fast as our summer temperatures. Gas
  • The Week: Rome, Floyd commissions meet. Job Fair for Hon Corp. 'Bleacher Bums' opens at DeSoto, Cartersville Farmers' Market returns. Week
  • Obituaries:  Services Wednesday for Charles Duke Sr. Remembering Ernest Jones. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics returns Wednesday. Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • Our list of summer camps across Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Big plans for Vacation Bible School this summer. VBS
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Darlington falls to Wesleyan; finish as runners-up for state AA high school baseball title. Monday's final: 11-5 Wesleyan.
  • Shorter Men's Soccer Coach Paulo Neto leaving for St. Francis; third exit from athletics department this year.
  • Rome Braves win series opener in Charleston, 4-3. Today: At Charleston, 7 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves outfielder Joey Terdoslavich rehabbing with the Rome Braves (playing in Charleston).
  • Atlanta Braves fall to the Dodgers, 6-3. Rematch at 10:10 tonight EDT.
  • Atlanta Hawks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers. Game 4 tonight at 8:30 p.m. 
  • Colleges: The latest from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA (98.7 FM or 1470 AM).

  • Please join our guests today including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Chris Giddens from Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church on Vacation Bible School season, including what's ahead for hundreds of his church's younger members.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Floyd County Public Works Director Michael Skeen on Saturday's Shannon Community Cleanup Day set for 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

 


 

Monday, May 25, 2015

Memorial Day 2015: Remembering those who sacrificed all for our country. Today's Remembrance events in Rome, Lindale. Latest updates on Downtown shooting, Rome High graduates record number of students. This Week across Coosa Valley. Sports updates.

For continuing updates, see www.hometownheadlines.com or www.bartowheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical forecast

60% chance of thunderstorms today, Chance of rain expected all week. Today: high of 80, low of 67.

Headlines:

  • Today's Memorial Day festivities: Remembrance event at Ridge Ferry Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Program from 10-12 p.m.), Tribute in Lindale at 10 a.m., Blood Drive for Cartersville Police Chief. Memorial Day
  • Updated: Atlanta man listed as possible suspect in Downtown shooting death of 22-year-old Travious Floyd. Shooting
  • This week: Rome and Floyd County Commissions meet, Job Fair for Hon Corp., "Bleacher Bums" opens at DeSoto, Cartersville Farmers' Market returns. Week
  • Rome High: Record number of seniors graduate with 364 in Class of 2015. RHS
  • Floyd Police arrest 74-year-old Dalton man on child molestation charges. Crimewatch
  • Obituaries: Remembering Cindy Autry, Kathryn Bailey, Travious Floyd, William "Bill" Kingery and Darwin Terry. Obits
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • Our list of summer camps across Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Big plans for Vacation Bible School this summer. VBS
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Lady Hawks out of NCAA College World Series after losing two game to North Georgia on Sunday.
  • Darlington vs. Wesleyan play Game 2 of AA State Baseball Championship today at 1 p.m.
  • Rome Braves top Savannah, 5-1 Today: At Charleston, 6:35 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves get a win over Brewers, 2-1.
  • Atlanta Hawks come up short in OT, losing 114-111 to Cleveland Cavaliers. Game 4 on Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. 
  • Colleges: The latest from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA (98.7 FM or 1470 AM).

Please join our guests Monday as we revisit recent interviews with Giles Chapman on Memorial Day observances; Dr. Todd Kelley on summer safety; Scott McCreless of the YMCA on feeding hungry kids this summer; and Matt Pearce of the Small Business Development Center on the "ABCs" of business.

 

Sunday, May 24, 2015

One dead in Downtown shooting. Memorial Day weekend continues: Rome High graduation today, Remembrance events Monday. Rome's Thad Watters wins national volunteer award. Photo gallery of local graduations. This week across Northwest Georgia. Shorter Lady Ha

For continuing updates, see www.hometownheadlines.com or www.bartowheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical forecast

Sunshine, high of 83 today. 40% rain chance for Memorial Day.

Headlines:

  • WRGA: One dead after early morning shooting in downtown Rome; Search underway for suspect. Crime
  • Memorial Day weekend: Rome High graduation at 2 p.m. today. Big Memorial remembrance events planned for Ridge Ferry Park and Lindale. Weekend
  • Rome's Thad Watters named 2015 National Board Volunteer of Year for Boys and Girls Club. Watters
  • This week: Memorial Day remembrance events, Rome and Floyd County Commission meetings, Job Fair for Hon Corp., Cartersville Farmer's Market returns. Week
  • Photo gallery: Local High School graduations including Model, Pepperell, Armuchee and Coosa. Graduation
  • Obituaries: Services today for Michele Lambert and Harley Mercer, Jr. Remembering Rev. Elgin Williams. Obits
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • Our list of summer camps across Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Big plans for Vacation Bible School this summer. VBS
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Lady Hawks vs. North Georgia in Semifinals of NCAA College World Series today at 1 p.m.  Click here for the webcast.
  • Darlington falls to Wesleyan, 6-4, in first game of AA State Baseball Championship. Game 2 on Monday, 1 p.m. 
  • Rome Braves top Savannah, 9-5. Today: Savannah at 2 at State Mutual Stadium.
  • Atlanta Braves get a win over Brewers, 3-2.
  • Atlanta Hawks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers play Game 3 tonight in Cleveland. 
  • Colleges: The latest from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA (98.7 FM or 1470 AM).

Please join our guests Monday as we revisit recent interviews with Giles Chapman on Memorial Day observances; Dr. Todd Kelley on summer safety; Scott McCreless of the YMCA on feeding hungry kids this summer; and Matt Pearce of the Small Business Development Center on the "ABCs" of business.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Beautiful, busy Memorial Day weekend ahead. Today: Big day for high school graduations, Rome High on Sunday. Old GE plant sees new life. Updates from across the Coosa Valley. Shorter advances to semifinals in NCAA World Series. Darlington begins state base

For the latest updates, see www.hometownheadlines.com or www.bartowheadlines.com:

Ware Mechanical forecast

Sunshine for the weekend, thunderstorms possible on Monday. Today: High of 83.

Headlines:

  • Old GE Plant in West Rome refurbished as new parts warehouse; Another 123-acres of GE property to be donated to City of Rome. GE
  • Memorial Day Weekend: Another big day for high school graduations, barbecues, baseball and more. Calendar
  • Coosa Valley: Berry's Senior Scholars program, New Toys exhibit at Tellus, Bartow Schools evaluating stoparms on buses, Gordon EMS honors. Coosa Valley
  • Rep. Tom Graves announces students appointed to U.S. military academy from 14th Congressional District. Graves
  • Obituaries: Remembering Sara Davis, Marsha Diane Fountain, Jeanne Holt and Larry Martin. Obits  
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • Our list of summer camps across Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Big plans for Vacation Bible School this summer. VBS
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Lady Hawks get big win over Indianapolis, 5-0. Play in Semifinals on Sunday at 1 p.m.  Click here for the webcast.
  • Rome Braves drop both games of doubleheader to Savannah. Tonight: Savannah at 6 at State Mutual Stadium.
  • Atlanta Braves shutout by Brewers, 11-0.
  • Atlanta Hawks fall again to Cleveland, 94-82. Game 3 on Sunday in Cleveland. 
  • Colleges: The latest from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA (98.7 FM or 1470 AM).

Please join our guests Monday as we revisit recent interviews with Giles Chapman on Memorial Day observances; Dr. Todd Kelley on summer safety; Scott McCreless of the YMCA on feeding hungry kids this summer; and Matt Pearce of the Small Business Development Center on the "ABCs" of business.