Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Crawdaddy's new spot one of five-plus restaurant moves this summer. Latest on near drowning at swim center. Chamber's Al Hodge part of delegation visiting VW in Germany last month. Thunderstorms return today through Sunday. Obituaries. Sports Updates.

For continuing local updates, please see www.hometownheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Thunderstorms possible now through Sunday

Headlines:

  • Crawdaddy's arrival at 239 Broad St. one of at least five restaurant updates due this summer. Restaurants
  • As child fights for his life, parks and rec begins review of what happened at the swim center. Child
  • Business: Rome's Big Time Products, Cartersville's Surya in state's top 15 upper-middle market growth companies. Chattahoochee Tech, Kennesaw State link up on major. Business.
  • Chamber's Al Hodge part of delegation led by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle that visited VW conference in Germany earlier this month.
  • Coosa Valley: Cedartown 5K tonight, even if a rain delay. Rome Rotary guests this month. Calhoun's STEM session. Tellus hosts astronaut Thursday. News
  • Georgia Health News: Starting Wednesday, fireworks sales legal in our state. GHN
  • Obituaries: Remembering Fred Oliver Sikes, Judy Padgett Knight. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics.  Dining
  • Area arrest 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

  • Rome falls to Augusta, 4-0.
  • Lexington at Rome tonight at 7.
  • Atlanta Braves were off Monday.
  • Tonight: Atlanta hosts Washington, 7:10.
  • Shorter names Bassoff new men's soccer coach.

Hometown Headlines on the radio, 7-9 a.m. WRGA 98.7 FM

  • Please join our guests including:
  • At 7:40 a.m. Elliott Echols, a Darlington and Berry graduate, on his being named to the Maverick PAC's list of rising stars within the Republican Party as well as his new duties with the RNC.
  • At 8:10 a.m. Jay Shell of Brewhouse Music & Grill and promotions chair for the Downtown Development Authority on this Friday's block party.
  • At 8:40 a.m. Jill Packer with Harbin Clinic on the 2015 edition of the Color Me Free run the clinic is sponsoring with Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation this Saturday.

Monday, June 29, 2015

SWAT situation ends with arrest. Independence Day 2015: Parades, races, concerts and fireworks across Northwest Georgia. Calhoun ALDI update. Sunny, mid 80s. Gas prices dip again.

For continuing local updates, please see www.hometownheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Mid to upper 80s this week with rain possible by Friday.

Headlines:

  • SWAT standoff ends with arrest of 27-year-old Rome man, according to WRGA, jail reports.
  • Independence Day weekend a celebration of red, white, blue -- and you -- in Northwest Georgia. Independence Day
  • Demolition continues as ALDI prepares to build in Calhoun; third new store in Northwest Georgia. Calhoun
  • Gas prices drop again as Independence Day weekend celebrations begin. Gas
  • The (short) week: Cedartown 5K Road Race, baseball, planning commission. Week
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics returns Tuesday.  Dining
  • Obituaries: Remembering Tonya Hope Evans, Hazel Ruth Newberry. Obituaries
  • Area arrest 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

  • Rome beats Augusta, 6-4.
  • Augusta at Rome tonight at 7.
  • Atlanta Braves edge Pittsburgh, 2-1, on Sunday.
  • Off Monday. Tuesday: Washington at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m.

Hometown Headlines on the radio, 7-9 a.m. WRGA 98.7 FM

  • Please join our guests Monday including:
  • At 7:40 a.m. Dave Grove of Cedartown on this week's wheelchair races and 5K.
  • At 8:10 a.m. Georgia Northwestern Technical College Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Ginger Mathis on the new Catoosa campus.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Rome's REACH Ministries feeding homeless. This week: Planning Commission, Cedartown Road Race, baseball, First Friday. Beautiful Sunday ahead, high near 85. Today's Hardy Realty Open House gallery. Latest sports updates.

For continuing local updates, please see www.hometownheadlines.com and www.bartowheadlines.com:

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Beautiful Sunday ahead with sunshine, high near 85.

Headlines:

  • Rome's REACH Ministries feeding 150 homeless weekly at Heritage Park, Other ministries partnering to help meet needs. REACH
  • This week: Loudermilk Town Hall meeting, Cedartown Wheelchair 5K, Planning Commission meeting, First Friday Block party, baseball and fireworks. Week
  • GSP: Cartersville man identified as deceased from morning crash on I-75 in Bartow; Five others in hospital. Bartow
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics.  Dining
  • Obituaries: Remembering Orlando Dorsey, Nona McMichen, Karen Spitsbergen and Franz Wolff. Funerals
  • Area arrest 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

  • One month on the job, Shorter University's new Athletics Director Kim Graham "excited about what the future holds for the Hawks".
  • Rome falls 10-2 to Augusta.
  • Augusta at Rome today at 2
  • Atlanta Braves fall to Pirates, 8-4.
  • Atlanta vs. Pittsburgh, 1:35 p.m.

Hometown Headlines on the radio, 7-9 a.m. WRGA 98.7 FM

  • Please join our guests Monday including:
  • At 8:10 a.m. Georgia Northwestern Technical College Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Ginger Mathis on the new Catoosa campus

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Cooler, stormy Saturday ahead. Cedartown's Krige Schabort nominated for ESPY. Dining updates. Rome Police seek person of interest in Peach Club murder. Updates from across the Coosa Valley. Weekend: Zucchini Festival, RLT Gala, Baseball and more. Latest sp

Ware Mechanical forecast

Cooler weekend ahead, more rain today, clearing for Sunday. Today: 80% rain chance, high near 83.

Headlines:

  • GDOT: I-75 SB at Red Top Mountain shutdown until 10 a.m. following fatal accident, Detour: U.S. 41 South. Bartow
  • Operation Rolling Thunder's second week: More than 210 citations, DUI arrests , felony arrests and more. Report
  • Cedartown's Krige Schabort nominated for ESPY award for "Best Male Athletes with a Disability"; Vote online through July 15. ESPY
  • Dining updates: Bonez & Gristles to open June 30, Southern Soul Food closed on Redmond Circle. Dining
  • Coosa Valley:  Tomato Sandwich Supper, Planet observation at Tellus, Fire Hydrant testing, Cedartown Wheelchair race and Ham Radio training in Calhoun. Details
  • Rome Police: Member of 'Argo-Fargo' rap group wanted for questioning in The Peach Club murder investigation. Murder
  • Floyd County Grand Jury indicts Rome man for murder in April shooting death of Detavious Milner. Indictment
  • Weekend: Zucchini Festival, RLT Gala, Century Bike Ride, Brewery tours, baseball and Jehovah's Witness convention. Weekend
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics.  Dining
  • Obituaries: Services today for Marjorie Paxson, Remembering Lawrence Kay, Annie Lundy and David Norman. Funerals
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Advertising:

  • Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday: 13 homes from Rome to Armuchee (in our new format).

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

  • Rome Braves rally in 10 innings to win 3-2 over Augusta.
  • Augusta at Rome tonight at 6.
  • Atlanta Braves fall in extra innings 3-2 to Pittsburgh.
  • Atlanta at Phillies, 7:05 tonight.

Hometown Headlines on the radio, 7-9 a.m. WRGA 98.7 FM

  • Please join our guests Monday including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.
  • At 8:10 a.m.  Georgia Northwestern Technical College Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Ginger Mathis on the new Catoosa campus
  • At 8:40 a.m.:

Friday, June 26, 2015

Whistle Britches sets July 2 opening on Broad. Buchanan's Sports Bar also has July due date. More heat today. Weekend calendar (brewery tours resume). Sports updates

For continuing local updates, please see www.hometownheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • One more round of stifling heat and then a cooler, wetter weekend
  • Tips on staying cool plus a guide to local cooling stations. Safety

Headlines:

  • Whistle Britches opening on Broad July 2. Next up: Three new (well, mostly) takes on downtown restaurants. Broad Street
  • Buchanan's Sports Bar -- and Nightclub -- not wasting any time; look for a July opening. Near the mall
  • Dr. Phillip Brown named new principal of Rome High School. RHS
  • LakePoint Sports names Wellstar Health System as official health partner. LakePoint
  • Weekend: Freedom Fund Banquet, Cedartown concert (Scott Thompson), brewery tours, Rome Braves. Calendar
  • Coosa Valley: Bartow Winds plans July 3 concert. Rodeo returns July 10-11. In case of emergency . . . Coosa Valley
  • Georgia Health News: High court preserves subsidies in all states. GHC
  • Lawmakers reaction to Obamacare ruling: Isakson, Perdue, Graves, Loudermilk. Politics
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics.  Dining
  • Obituaries:   Remembering Patricia J. Gilchrist. Obituaries
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Advertising: Posting at 3 p.m.

  • Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday: 13 homes from Rome to Armuchee (in our new format).

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

  • Rome Braves announce that infielder Ozzie Albies has been named to this year's roster for the 2015 Futures Game at Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park.  Also: Latest roster moves.
  • Rome Braves fall 3-2 in 12 innings to Augusta
  • Augusta at Rome tonight at 7
  • Atlanta Braves swept by Nationals. Thursday's final: 7-0.
  • Atlanta at Phillies, 7:05 tonight.
  • GHC women's basketball coach named to panel.

Hometown Headlines on the radio, 7-9 a.m. WRGA 98.7 FM

  • Please join our guests including:
  • At 7:40 a.m. Christa Jackson on the 2015 Independence Day parade in Cave Spring.
  • At 8:10 a.m. Mark Cochran of Cevian Design Lab on what's next for the Rome Tennis Center of Georgia at Berry College.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.