Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Goo Goo Express adding West Rome location; the question is: Where? Latest business updates. Bonus weather tonight: low of 58. Latest Public Health restaurant scores.

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

A bit of a break from the dog days thanks to the "cold front" that moved through Monday. Look for a high of 84 today -- around six degrees lower than normal -- but the real bonus is over with a low of 57. Our normal low for late July: 70 degrees.

Headlines:

  • Goo Goo Express coming to West Rome -- just where isn't exactly nailed down just yet. Goo Goo
  • Chamber, SBDC plan social media seminar. Ribbon cuttings Wednesday. Hardy Realty adds downtown office. Today: National Chicken Wing Day. Business
  • Rotary clubs on the move for another month or so as Coosa Country Club remodeling continues. Rotary
  • Lots of free music in downtown Rome, Cartersville on Friday. Details
  • 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:

  • Rome Braves bounce back, beat West Virginia 5-1.
  • Today: Home vs. West Virginia, 7 p.m.

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  • Mark McKinnon of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources on a dangerous summer on local waterways
  • Kim Davis of the Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia on this year's celebrity dance competition.

Monday, July 28, 2014

What drew new Head of School Brent Bell to Darlington. Back-to-school updates. Dining: Crushed Tomato crushes it. Gas down 5 cents a gallon. Early rain threat; high of 89.

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

 We could see a tenth of an inch of rain, mostly in the morning hours, as a rare July cold front moves through. No heat relief is expected, however, with a high today of 89 degrees.

Headlines:

  • Brent Bell, Darlington's new Head of School: 'The most important thing for me was finding a student-centered institution.' Darlington
  • The Crushed Tomato in Summerville: The brick over pizza is perhaps the best in the region. Crushed Tomato
  • Back to school: When classes start for area schools; sales tax holiday this coming weekend. Summer's over
  • Gas prices down another four cents a gallon. In the region: Lowest price in Calhoun, highest 'low:' Rome. At the pumps
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • Rome Braves: West Virginia Power scored one run in the ninth, breaking a 4-4 tie and earning a 5-4 win over the Rome Braves Sunday afternoon.
  • Today: Home vs. West Virginia, 7 p.m.
  • Home game photos by Mills Fitzner. Gallery 
  • 2014 high school football schedules. Football
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter (updated football information), Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

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  • Please join our guests including:
  • Rome educator Mike Buck who is seeking a recount in the state schools superintendent vote.
  • Amy Knitig joins us to discuss what's behind the expanding efforts of Rejuvenate Hope
  • Tim Hensley of Floyd County Schools on super teacher Ron Clark's upcoming speech to faculty and staff.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Hottest day of the summer? High of 93, heat index of 99. Storms possible Monday morning. Latest community updates. Rally sinks Rome Braves, 9-8; rematch today at 2 p.m. Adairsville's Bobby Cox, Maddux, Glavine enter Hall of Fame today

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

High of 93 today with a heat index approaching 100 degrees. Be careful while outdoors. Monday: Storms possible as cold front moves through.

Headlines:

  • Heat index of 99 or more possible today; storms likely Monday morning. Weather alert
  • Services today for Mary Walther, wife of retired Judge Robert Walther. Obituary
  • Bobby Cox, Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine join the baseball greats today in the Hall of Fame. Braves
  • Chieftains' low country boil & barbecue set for Aug. 21. New spin on this month's poetry night at Schroeder's. Updates
  • From city to country settings, four open house events this Sunday from Hardy Realty. Advertising
  • Latest Public Health restaurant reports for Northwest Georgia. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • Rome Braves fall 9-8 as West Virginia rallies
  • Today: Home vs. West Virginia, 2 p.m.
  • Home game photos by Mills Fitzner. Gallery 
  • 2014 high school football schedules. Football
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter (updated football information), Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

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 including:
  • Rome educator Mike Buck who is seeking a recount in the state schools superintendent vote.
  • Amy Knitig joins us to discuss what's behind the expanding efforts of Rejuvenate Hope
  • Tim Hensley of Floyd County Schools on super teacher Ron Clark's upcoming speech to faculty and staff.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Sunshine all weekend, storms possible Monday. 'Gal Talk' a hit, Cabela's unique ribbon 'cutting' on Aug. 21, Busy weekend with tomatoes and motorcycles, Hardy Open House events, Crimewatch and Regional dining scores.

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Sunshine all weekend. High of 92 today. Keep an eye on storms headed our way Monday.

Headlines:

  • 'Gal Talk' a hit thanks to messages such as this: 'Change is scary, and scary is risky but risky is when you get the big reward' (Gretchen Corbin). Talk
  • Cabela's grand opening on Aug. 21 includes unique ribbon 'cutting.' Cabela's
  • Busy Saturday with Tomato Festival, motorcycle rally, politics. Weekend
  • From city to country settings, four open house events this Sunday from Hardy Realty. Advertising
  • Crimewatch: A 21st Century citizen's arrest (almost). What's hot: car battery thefts? Rome Police need your opinions. Details
  • Latest Public Health restaurant reports for Northwest Georgia. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • Rome Braves top Delmarva, 4-2.
  • Tonight: Home vs. West Virginia.
  • Latest roster moves.
  • Home game photos by Mills Fitzner. Gallery 
  • 2014 high school football schedules. Football
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter (updated football information), Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

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 including:
  • Rome educator Mike Buck who is seeking a recount in the state schools superintendent vote.
  • Tim Hensley of Floyd County Schools on super teacher Ron Clark's upcoming speech to faculty and staff.

Friday, July 25, 2014

O'Charley's opening Aug. 27 in Rome. Johnny Mitchell's Smokehouse on Travel Channel's BBQ Crawl next Wednesday. Busy weekend guide. Weather: Warmer, drier, high of 89. Latest political news.

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Ware Mechanical forecast:  

We're in for a warm, dry weekend, at least until Sunday night. Highs from 89 to 92, lows in the low 70s. Keep an eye on Monday's forecast.

Headlines:

  • O'Charley's to open on Aug. 27. Details
  • Johnny Mitchell's Smokehouse on Travel Channel's BBQ Crawl Wednesday at 10 p.m. Barbecue
  • Buck to pursue statewide recount of school superintendent's race; on Hometown Radio Monday morning. Politics
  • Crowdfunding workshop set for Wednesday night in Rome. Business
  • Free WiFi now in place in much of downtown Cartersville. WiFi
  • Lunar bike ride tonight. Freddie Freeman bobble head giveaway. The Tams. And lots of motorcycles. Weekend
  • Bartow Sheriff's Office warns of scam where 'deputy' seeks payment after alleging victim missed jury duty. Scam
  • Latest Public Health restaurant reports for Northwest Georgia. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • Rome Braves fall 9-4 to Delmarva.
  • Tonight: Home vs. Delmarva at 7 p.m.
  • Latest roster moves.
  • Home game photos by Mills Fitzner. Gallery 
  • Former GNTC, Armuchee star honored.
  • Free softball clinics offered by parks & rec with help from the Shorter coaching staff and players on Aug. 23. Softball
  • 2014 high school football schedules. Football
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter (updated football information), Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

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 including:
  • Earl Johnson of Cabela's on the store opening in Emerson on Aug. 21.
  • Amy Patterson of the YMCA on the group's efforts to get back-to-school supplies to kids in need in Rome/Floyd County.
  • Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.