Thursday, May 26, 2016

Downtown Rome tract for sale -- and foreclosure? April jobs update for Northwest Georgia. Graduation updates -- and a huge field day. Holiday guide -- and good weather, too.

Local news updates all day long at www.hometownheadlines.com
 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Upper 80s all holiday weekend; hint of rain. Also: Georgia Power opens social media center to respond to outages caused by severe weather, other issues. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Two-plus acres of downtown Rome listed for $1.3 million -- but also face foreclosure, sale on courthouse steps June 7. Downtown
  • April jobs report posted for Northwest Georgia, including county-by-county jobless rate last month. Jobs
  • High School graduation countdown: Plus Field Day at Johnson -- with an 'extended' look at a great event. School's out
  • Holiday weekend: Bluegrass, barbecue and baseball followed by an all-day Memorial Day events at the fairgrounds. Weekend
  • Model High's Josh Walls designs the winning new logo for parks and rec. Logo
  • Georgia Northwestern announces president's, dean's list for spring 2016. GNTC
  • Georgia Health News: Stratus entering talks with physician network. GHN
  • Remembering Mr. Kenneth 'Lil Kenny / Mudd' Albert, Mr. Robert Junior Hughes, Miss Nettie Medley, Mr. Nathaniel Porter, John Carl Smith. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspections, brought to you by Cupcakes Around the Corner.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • 2016 Guide to Summer Camps in Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Vacation Bible Schools plan a busy summer. What's ahead. 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

  • Rome Braves close out Hickory trip with 3-2 win.
  • Next: Tonight-Sunday, home vs. Greenville.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Upcoming community sports events.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Football, baseball and more.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

Please join our guests from 7-9 a.m. including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Melissa Strickland, newly elected to the Floyd County Board of Education, District 2.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Allison Watters, who won the GOP primary for County Commission Post 3 on Tuesday and now faces Democrat Bo Arrant for the seat in November.
  • At 8:40 a.m.:  Scott McCreless of the YMCA on the summer feeding program and the Y's mission.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Politics -- who's in, who's out and why. Shooting concerns in Cedartown. Graduation updates. Upper 80s, slight chance of rain.

Local news updates all day long at www.hometownheadlines.com
 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Upper 80s continue but slight chance of rain returns as well. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Aftermath: Who won, who's out and what's next following Tuesday's primary vote.
  • Cedartown Police investigating third shooting in three days. One dead, one arrested and questions about whether they're related. Story by WGAA.
  • Health: Chamber ribbon cutting for Redmond Regional's remodeled emergency suite. Health
  • High School graduation countdown: Model grads visit Johnson roots. Georgia Northwestern Technical College Foundation helping area students. Graduation
  • Call it a trot-through: Customers on horse back stop by Chick-fil-A Dwarf House. Dining
  • Remembering David Quinton Bennett, Ann Norman White. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspections, brought to you by Cupcakes Around the Corner.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • 2016 Guide to Summer Camps in Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Vacation Bible Schools plan a busy summer. What's ahead. 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

  • Rome Braves open seven-game home stand Thursday.
  • Rematch today in Hickory, 10:30 a.m.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta to host Super Bowl LIII in February 2019.
  • Upcoming community sports events.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Football, baseball and more.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

Please join our guests from 7-9 a.m. including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: John Kraft of Georgia Power on a new tool to communicate with customers instantly during 
    severe weather, just in time for summer storm season - the new Social Media 
    Center in Atlanta.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Anne Murphy, Georgia Breast and Cervical Cancer Program coordinator for our area, on changes to the program and what it means to you.
  • At 8:40 a.m.:  Wendy Davis of the Floyd County Democratic Party on what's next after Tuesday's elections results.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Time to vote in Northwest Georgia; results here tonight. Seasons opens Thursday on Broad. Business updates. High court rejects Floyd murder case. Graduation updates.

Local news updates all day long at www.hometownheadlines.com
 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • No pollsters needed for this election day forecast of sunny skies, upper 80s. Margin of error: plus or minus two degrees. Weather

Tonight's headlines:

  • Get tonight's election results starting at 7 p.m. on our website, on our three-hour special edition on WRGA 98.7 FM (stream at wrga.streamon.fm) or on social media.

Today's headlines:

  • Vote today: What you need to know -- and full results coverage (web, radio, social) tonight. Vote
  • Dining: Seasons opens Thursday-Saturday for dinner; 'normal' hours start a week from today. Dining
  • U.S. Supreme Court says black jurors were kept off jury in Floyd man's death penalty case in 1987. Supreme court.
  • Business: Elegancia Boutique opening at 337 Broad St. Ashton hiring event Wednesday. Business
  • High School graduation countdown: Armuchee, Model, Pepperell grads celebrate with younger students.  Graduation
  • Health: Willowbrooke at Tanner assumes management of Floyd Behavioral Health Center and outpatient behavioral health services, under partnership agreement. Health
  • Floyd Juvenile Court Judge Greg Price a speaker at First Lady Rosalyn Carter's Twenty First Annual Georgia Mental Health Forum. Price
  • Health: Georgia's Breast and Cervical Cancer Program expanded to include insured women meeting certain income requirements as well as previously eligible uninsured women. BCCP
  • Georgia Health News: Some rates in state insurance exchange could soar in 2017. GHN
  • Smile Report: Floyd County 4-H celebrates a huge year. Smile
  • Remembering Mr. Kenneth 'Lil Kenny / Mudd' Albert, Evelyn Louise Brooks, Mrs. Glenda Oakes Collins,George L. Rogers. Obituaries.
  • Public Health restaurant inspections, brought to you by Cupcakes Around the Corner.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • 2016 Guide to Summer Camps in Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Vacation Bible Schools plan a busy summer. What's ahead. 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

  • Rome Braves win 3-2 in HIckory.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Upcoming community sports events.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Football, baseball and more.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

Please join our guests from 7-9 a.m. including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.:  Christa Jackson of Saint Mary's Catholic School on a different type of graduation and what's ahead for the school in 2016-17.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Garrett Townsend, Georgia Public Affairs Director for AAA, on what to expect with Memorial Day and summer gas prices.

 

Monday, May 23, 2016

'Awesome partnership' to help kids fed, fit this summer. Final day of campaigning for Tuesday's primary. Gas prices climbing. Farmer's market returns to Ridge Ferry Saturday

Local news updates all day long at www.hometownheadlines.com
 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Ware Mechanical forecast: Clear skies, 83 today; sunny and 86 on election day. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Rome YMCA leading community effort to bring food, fitness and fun to children in need this summer. YMCA
  • GBI and Cedartown Police investigating shooting death of 35-year-old Cedartown man. Cedartown
  • Campaign Watch Daily: Campaign Watch Daily: Final hours for primary push for voters. Politics
  • Buzz: Gas prices continue to climb as summer trips begin. Work Week returns to Berry. Ridge Ferry farmer's market starts Saturday. Buzz
  • Georgia DOT: A busy summer construction season ahead. Complete project list to help plan your vacation route. DOT
  • Agenda: Commission meeting, Primary election day, Floyd County high school graduations and more. Agenda
  • High School commencements: County-by-County look at this week's graduation and practice events. Graduation
  • Remembering Lloyd Elton 'Bud' Ashley, Daniel Jay Boyle, William Frank 'Bill' Darby. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspections, brought to you by Cupcakes Around the Corner returns Tuesday.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • 2016 Guide to Summer Camps in Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Vacation Bible Schools plan a busy summer. What's ahead. 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

  • Rome Braves fall to Augusta, 7-4. In Hickory today-Wednesday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Upcoming community sports events.
  • Links to sports summer camps.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

Please join our guests from 7-9 a.m. including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Chris Giddens from Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church on Vacation Bible School and what it means to the children, parents and community.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Coach Tony Kunczewski from Berry College on the upcoming Coach K Football Camp for boys and girls.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Local churches gearing up for VBS. Big crowds pack Downtown for Spring Block Party, Art Walk. Busy week ahead in NW Georgia. Final campaign push before Tuesday's Primary. Beautiful start to week. Sports updates.

Local news updates all day long at www.hometownheadlines.com and www.bartowheadlines.com:

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Beautiful start to the week. Rain showers possible again Wednesday. High near 79 today. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • Vacation Bible School: Local churches gearing up for busy summer. VBS
  • Photo gallery: Big crowd Downtown for Spring Block Party and Art Walk. Downtown
  • This week: Rome and Floyd County Commission meetings, Primary Election, Armuchee Bluegrass, Fairview BBQ and high school graduations. Agenda
  • Campaign Watch Daily: Final push for candidates as primary ahead on Tuesday. Politics
  • Photo gallery: Rome High School Commencement services for Class of 2016. Graduation
  • Georgia Health News: A lifesaving message for Georgia babies. Health
  • Remembering Emma Fricks Agan Gribble and Chris Albert Harvey. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspections, brought to you by Cupcakes Around the Corner.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Advertising

  • Real estate showcase: Video, photo tour of mountaintop retreat in Armuchee. Showcase

Regular features:

  • 2016 Guide to Summer Camps in Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • 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

  • Rome Braves: Braves shutout by Augusta, 4-0.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Berry hosts South Regional for the '16 NCAA Baseball Championship this weekend.
  • Upcoming community sports events.
  • Links to sports summer camps.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

Please join our guests from 7-9 a.m. Monday including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Chris Giddens from Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church on Vacation Bible School and what it means to the children, parents and community.