Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Business: Finish Line closing at mall? Cave Spring retailer selling everything; new BK in Cartersville sets grand opening. Search on for missing Gordon County man, 88. Another 1.50 inchs of rain today, Thursday; hint of snow.

Business: Finish Line closing at the mall? Cave Spring retailer specializing in motorcycle accessories and clothing also on the way out, attempting to sell location as well. Cartersville's new Burger King sets grand opening Jan. 31. Business
 
Gordon deputies searching for missing 88-year-old man. Missing
 
Education: Berry College Jazz Ensemble to play at the 2019 Georgia Music Educators State Conference in Athens Thursday. Rep. Matthew Gambill presented fourth Superintendent's Impact Award. Education
 
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: High of 58 today as 1.50 inches of rain washes in. Still a brief chance of snow Thursday morning; colder, too. Weather
 
Obituaries: Carl Jay Gould, Ms. Dometrius L. Price-Macias, Mr. Loyd Gilbert "Bill" Stager, Marilyn Herndon Walker, Sondra C. Williams. Obituaries
 
Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
 
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
 

Truett's Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports

Florida Gators Football Coach Dan Mullens makes stops at Rome High, Darlington on Tuesday.
 
Results from a busy night in boys, girls high school basketball.
 
Calendar: Hot Stove Gathering is Jan. 28; Hall of Fame banquet, Feb. 25.
 
Atlanta Super Bowl kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3. Rams vs. Patriots.
 

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
 
8:10 a.m. Greg Cater of Life Church, a former punter with the NFL's Buffalo Bills, joins us to talk about the Super Bowl coming to Atlanta as well as the controversies swirling around last Sunday's championship games.
 
8:40 a.m. Donna Carver, Floyd County Schools' Child Nutrition Director, on the series of pop-up markets around the school system to help those in need.
 
 

 

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Dining: Cheeseburger Bobby's closes in Calhoun. Thumbs up for Kobe in Carterville. Boil's back at Crawdaddy's; Courtyard courts Valentine's dinners. Harbin extends Immediate Care hours; Polk Medical gets trauma status. More rain on the way.

MORNING EDITION
 
Dining: Cheeseburger Bobby's closes in Calhoun. Asian food fans will like Kobe Steak & Sushi in Cartersville. Crawdaddy's begins season Wednesday night boils. Courtyard adds Valentine's dinner options. Dining
 
Health: Harbin Clinic expands Immediate Care hours seven days a week. Floyd Polk Medical Center designated a Level IV Trauma Center. Health
 
Newsmakers: #GoodStuffThat -- chamber collage salutes Al Hodge's 21 years of leadership, success. Christy Shadday, FTM Travel of Rome featured in UGA Alumni Association's 10th Annual Bulldog 100 list. Newsmakers
 
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Warmer today and Wednesday but the next front brings back the cold on Thursday. Another 1.5 inches of rain due as well. Weather
 
Obituaries: Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Johnston Locklear, Mr. Leroy Ringer, Bonnie Faye Searles, Doris Faye Williams Sides. Obituaries
 
Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Wednesday. Dining
 
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
 

Truett's Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports

Busy night ahead in boys, girls high school basketball.
 
Calendar: Hot Stove Gathering is Jan. 28; Hall of Fame banquet, Feb. 25.
 
Atlanta Super Bowl kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3.
 

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

7:40 a.m. Jim Bishop, general manager of the Rome Braves, on next Monday's 17th annual Hot Stove Gathering at The Forum.

8:40 a.m. Shasta Farrar,  owner of Shasta Daises' Boutique, once again is organizing "A Night to Shine," a prom for those with special needs once again hosted by Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church. Set for Friday, Feb. 8, find out how you can help.

 

Monday, January 21, 2019

Freezing temperatures, brutal wind chill will last until noon today. Community Kitchen marks 10 years, 400,000-plus meals served. Gymboree Outlet in Calhoun closing. Update on former Shorter executive Corey Humphries. Busy morning, midday remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

MORNING EDITION
 
Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Cold and clear today with wind chills in the teens through 11 a.m. Weather
 
Celebrating 10 years and some 400,000 meals served: Rome-Floyd Community Kitchen continues to feed those in need thanks to local volunteers and donations. Community Kitchen
 
Gymboree Outlet in Calhoun to close as part of corporate collapse. Whatever happened to Shorter's Corey Humphries. Buzz
 
Today: Parade, speech, luncheon to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. What to know. King celebration
 
Obituaries: Mrs. Tammy Chatman, Basilio Zallas Loza Jr. Obituaries
 
Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Wednesday. Dining
 
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
 

Truett's Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports

Atlanta Super Bowl match-up on Feb. 3: Who's in. Los Angeles Rams vs.
 
Honors for Berry women's Alex Weems as she nets 1,000th point. Plus: Wins Sunday for Berry women, men over Rhodes.
 
High school basketball schedule for the week.
 
Rome Braves Hot Stove Gathering is a week from tonight.
 

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
 
7:40 a.m.  Coosa High Seniors Olivia Parker and Zac Mitchell join us to discuss the upcoming Floyd County Schools production of My Fair Lady.
 
8:10 a.m. Andy Jones, Berry graduate and founder of the Lookout Wild Film Festival, on what's on tap for this year's edition.
 
8:40 a.m.  Lucas Levesque from the YMCA's soccer program on spring signups and what's ahead this season.
 

 

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Wind advisory in effect, gusts up to 30-40 mph expected. Light snow flurries possible, no accumulation expected. Four NW Georgia churches hosting 'Night to Shine'. MLK Celebration weekend continues today. New bicycle repair shop opens Tuesday. Statewide flu cases decreasing. Sports updates.

MORNING EDITION
 
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Wind advisory in effect today with winds between 15-25 mph, gusts up to 40 mph possible. Light snow flurries possible in far north Georgia. High of 39, but colder with wind chill. Forecast
 
Night to Shine 2019: Four Northwest Georgia churches among those worldwide hosting annual special needs prom event in partnership with Tim Tebow Foundation. Night to Shine
 
Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, mission continues today with Ecumenical Service. March on Monday at 11:30 a.m. on Broad Street. Day-by-day schedule. King Celebration
 
Buzz: Gears to Cheers Bicycle Repair opening in Forrest Place on Broad. Daddy-Daughter Date Night returns to Truett's Chick-fil-A. Retirement celebration today for Schroeder's co-founder. Buzz
 
Health: Six flu deaths so far this season in Georgia. Activity at 'high' level, but overall number of cases decreasing over previous weeks. Health
 
Like totally! Northwest Georgia gets a prime seat for tonight's total lunar eclipse. Skies should clear -- but expect wind chill in the low 20s. Eclipse
 
Obituaries: Zaida Maria Green (age 100), Ms. Mae Gene Neal and Mrs. Bernice Byars Snow. Obituaries
 
Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
 
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
 
ADVERTISING
Hardy Realty's open house gallery for today: Your preview of five homes in Rome and Silver Creek, priced from $169,900 to $349,000. Open Houses
 

Truett's Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports

Woodland wins State 5A Team Dual Wrestling tournament. Trion finishes second in Class 1A and Sonoraville finishes third in Class 3A.
 
Latest high school and college basketball scores.
 
NFL Championship Sunday:
  • NFC Championship Game, 3:05 p.m. (Fox): Los Angeles Rams vs. New Orleans Saints.
  • AFC Championship Game, 6:40 p.m. (CBS). Kansas City Chiefs vs. New England Patriots.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
 
7:40 a.m.  Coosa High Seniors Olivia Parker and Zac Mitchell join us to discuss the upcoming Floyd County Schools production of My Fair Lady.
 
8:10 a.m. Andy Jones, Berry graduate and founder of the Lookout Wild Film Festival, on what's on tap for this year's edition.
 
8:40 a.m.  Lucas Levesque from the YMCA's soccer program on spring signups and what's ahead this season.
 

 

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Investigation continues into man's body found in Armuchee. Cedartown man killed in crash in US 27. Keep eye on today's weather with severe storms possible. Snow tomorrow morning? MLK Celebration weekend continues today-Monday. Lumsden tapped to chair key reapportionment committee. Sports updates.

MORNING EDITION
Latest on investigation into death of 35-year-old man found off Lindsey Road in Armuchee with "no obvious signs of trauma"; Body being sent to GBI Crime Lab for autopsy. Body
 
Cedartown man died in in collision on U.S. 27 near Meadow Lakes Friday morning. Fatality
 
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Soggy Saturday ahead with up to 2 inches of rain. Strong to severe thunderstorms possible this evening. Slight chance of snow flurries Sunday morning. Forecast
 
Newsmakers: William Richardson named partner at Brinson Askew Berry. Sam Talley joins Talley Insurance. Cadet Aaron Loya of Rome High's AFJROTC selected for Air Force Flight Academy. Newsmakers
 
Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, mission continues today through Monday. Day-by-day schedule. King Celebration
 
Buzz: Lumsden named chair of House Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment committee. Retirement celebration for John Schroeder on Sunday. Rome Alcohol, Floyd Commissions meet Tuesday. Buzz
 
Education: GNTC selects four students as semi-finalists for 2019 GOAL Award. Education
 
Like totally! Northwest Georgia gets a prime seat to Sunday night/early Monday total lunar eclipse. Skies should clear -- but expect wind chill in the low 20s. Eclipse
 
Obituaries: Mrs. Margaret S. Crocker, James Craig Knight, Maciej KuchciƄski, Joseph Michael McElligott, Darla Patrick Packer and Mrs. Bernice Byars Snow. Obituaries
 
Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
 
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
 
ADVERTISING
 
Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday: Your preview of five homes in Rome and Silver Creek, priced from $169,900 to $349,000. Open Houses
 

Truett's Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports

Friday's high school basketball scores. Today's games:
  • Temple at Pepperell
  • East Paulding at Rome
State wrestling championship updates: Woodland advances to 5A championship today. Trion advances to 1A title game today.
 
College sports updates.
 

NFL's 'final four' play Sunday; winners advance to Atlanta Super Bowl Feb. 3.


Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
 
7:40 a.m.  Coosa High Seniors Olivia Parker and Zac Mitchell join us to discuss the upcoming Floyd County Schools production of My Fair Lady.
 
8:10 a.m. Andy Jones, Berry graduate and founder of the Lookout Wild Film Festival, on what's on tap for this year's edition.
 
8:40 a.m.  Lucas Levesque from the YMCA's soccer program on spring signups and what's ahead this season.