Sunday, February 7, 2016

Latest on possible snow overnight Monday. It's Super Bowl Sunday! El Tapatio reopening near East Rome Walmart? Latest on arrests in Floyd, Chattooga store robberies. Week ahead in NW Georgia. Local Ash Wednesday services. Sports updates.

Where your news day starts: www.hometownheadlines.com and www.bartowheadlines.com:

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • Latest on possible snow on Monday evening and Tuesday. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • El Tapatio reopening near East Rome Walmart? Restaurant seeking new alcohol pouring license.  El Tapatio
  • Summerville News: Two Rome men charged in armed robbery and shooting of convenience store clerk. Shooting
  • WRGA: Rome man arrested in Chattooga earlier this week now charged in Garden Lakes robbery. Arrest
  • Week ahead: Floyd Pre-K registration, Advance voting begins, Rome and Floyd Commission meetings, regional government meetings and Barbara Kellerman at Berry. Week
  • Local Ash Wednesday services for Feb. 10. Services
  • On the big stage or the big screen, it is a Super Weekend in Northwest Georgia. Weekend
  • Obituaries: Remembering Minnie Louise Forsyth and Waymond Guy Mull, Sr. Funerals
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Advertising sections:

  • Hardy Realty Open House Gallery for today: Six area homes and downtown condominiums. Open Houses
  • Crawdaddy's is opening Sunday, Feb. 14, for Valentine's Day lovers with a special menu. Get all the details in our special advertising section showcasing local restaurants' Valentine's plans, menus. Valentine's Day

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Meet the first six members of Shorter's Class of 2016 from National Signing Day.
  • High School hoops updates.
  • Local colleges updates.
  • AAU Basketball tryouts on March 2-3.
  • Rome Braves, State Mutual to host high school baseball championship series in 2017.
  • Super Bowl L: It's Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers on Sunday, 6:30 p.m., CBS.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
-Please join us from 7-9 a.m. on Monday.

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Willie Green, Floyd County's elections supervisor, on Monday's start of advance voting for the 'SEC Primary' on March 1.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Latest on possible snow Monday into Tuesday. La Mexicana Supermarket expanding restaurant. GBI arrests three from Bartow in child predator sting. Weekend updates and latest across region. Sports updates.

Today's first news from www.hometownheadlines.com and www.bartowheadlines.com
 

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • Latest on possible snow on Monday evening and Tuesday. Forecast
  • Much colder weekend ahead. Today: High near 50, low of 29.

Today's headlines:

  • Dining: La Mexicana Supermarket expanding restaurant and bakery on Shorter Avenue. Dining
  • GBI: 'Operation Watchful Guardian' targets online child predators, 12 arrested including 3 from Bartow Co. GBI
  • On the big stage or the big screen, it is a Super Weekend in Northwest Georgia. Weekend
  • Region: Scouting for Food, Cartersville Medical employees 'Go Red', Bayeux Tapestry on display and more. Region
  • Obituaries: Remembering Michelle Elizabeth Gossett and Judith Lee Midkiff. Funerals
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Advertising sections:

  • Hardy Realty Open House Gallery for Sunday: Six area homes and downtown condominiums. Open Houses
  • Crawdaddy's is opening Sunday, Feb. 14, for Valentine's Day lovers with a special menu. Get all the details in our special advertising section showcasing local restaurants' Valentine's plans, menus. Valentine's Day

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • High School hoops updates. Big win for Darlington. Rome High begins region tournament today.
  • Local colleges updates.
  • AAU Basketball tryouts on March 2-3.
  • Rome Braves, State Mutual to host high school baseball championship series in 2017.
  • Super Bowl L: It's Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers on Sunday, 6:30 p.m., CBS.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
-Please join us from 7-9 a.m. on Monday.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Sumo Japanese Restaurant is on the market for $1.4 million. Busy weekend for stage shows, Super Bowl L. Cooler weekend; light snow next week? Dining scores. Obituaries

Where Rome's news day starts: www.hometownheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • Tornado drill now set for 9 this morning. It was delayed because of the storms we had Wednesday morning.
  • Cooler, dry weekend ahead but hints of snow, definitely cold next week.

Today's headlines:

  • Sumo Japanese Restaurant in Rome on the market for $1.4 million. Sumo
  • A real super weekend: Two great stage shows, Darlington's Little Shop of Horrors and Rome Little Theatre's Secret Garden, plus all the hype around Super Bowl L (we prefer the traditional Roman numerals, thank you). Weekend or this direct link. 
  • Buzz: Temporary new home for North Carolina precinct on March 1. Couple's nuisance case again Toyo Tire heads to state supreme court. Buzz
  • Health: '7&Up' program from Vargo Othodontics targets early awareness of bite, jaw development issues. Health
  • Murry Weaver, Julius Shaw join board of trustees of the YMCA of Rome and Floyd County. YMCA
  • Smile Report: Rome Braves, Floyd Police donate $8,770 to Summit Quest. Smile
  • Georgia Health News: ACA enrollment tops 587,000 in state (12,000 here) but insurers nervous over signup rules. GHN
  • Jeff Lewis reappointed to State Transportation Board. Lewis
  • Obituaries: Remembering Miss Janice Goldin, Robert Gene Jenkins, Mrs. Nell Williams. Services
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Advertising sections:

  • Hardy Realty Open House Gallery for Sunday: Six area homes and downtown condominiums. Posting at 3 this afternoon.
  • Crawdaddy's is opening Sunday, Feb. 14, for Valentine's Day lovers with a special menu. Get all the details in our special advertising section showcasing local restaurants' Valentine's plans, menus. Valentine's Day

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Berry baseball, Shorter softball season previews.
  • Local colleges updates.
  • Rome Braves, State Mutual to host high school baseball championship series in 2017.
  • Super Bowl L: It's Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers on Sunday, 6:30 p.m., CBS.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
-Please join us from 7-9 a.m. with our guests:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Greg Jackson of APEX Direct Care and Moriah Medina from Merry Maids on Georgia's Small Business Week and related events in our community.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Jose Santamaria of Tellus Science Museum on the new book, 'Minerals of Georgia,' which he helped assemble.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Oostanaula to crest near flood stage today; snow late Monday? Discomania 2000 building sells. Health and business updates. Obituaries. Sports round up

Today's first news from www.hometownheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical weather:

  1. Chilly but sunny weekend.
  2. Oostanaula to crest at 22.3 feet later today.
  3. Snow possible Monday night.

Today's headlines:

  • Real estate: Discomania 2000, later D.J.'s Tavern, sold. Melody Harrison joins Keller Williams Northwest. Real estate
  • Busy schedule for 2016 Georgia Small Business Week in Rome/Floyd. Small Business
  • State Department of Public Health: First travel-related Zika case confirmed in Georgia last month. Health
  • Updates from Northwest Georgia: Mobile jobs truck arrives; Memorial Arboretum Dedication. Briefs
  • Georgia Health News: Health data breach affects thousands in the state. GHN
  • Smile Report: See video as Emily Bartleson, a Johnson Elementary fifth-grader, wins the 2016 Spelling Bee for Floyd County Schools. Smile
  • Smile Report: Meet the winners of the Region 1 SkillsUSA competition from across Northwest Georgia. Smile
  • Floyd County Sheriff's Office salutes employees, volunteers, including Sheriff Joe Adams Community Service award-winner Maj. Tommy McGuire. Awards
  • Obituaries: Remembering Mrs. Mozell Haygood Gaylor, Mrs. Mary Cowart Kinsey. Services
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Valentine's Special Edition:

  • Crawdaddy's is opening Sunday, Feb. 14, for Valentine's Day lovers with a special menu. Get all the details in our special advertising section showcasing local restaurants' Valentine's plans, menus. Valentine's Day

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Volleyball: Berry's Mika Robinson leaving, Jansen steps up.
  • Updates on singing day at Darlington, Shorter.
  • Local colleges updates.
  • Rome Braves, State Mutual to host high school baseball championship series in 2017.
  • Super Bowl L: It's Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers on Sunday, 6:30 p.m., CBS.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
-Please join us from 7-9 a.m. with our guests:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: The importance of early heart attack care with guests Scotty Hancock, Director of Outreach and EMS Relations for Redmond Regional Medical Center, and Andrea Pitts, Director of Marketing and Public Relations.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Matt Pearce of the Small Business Development Center on getting your CPA on the stick when it comes to your corporate taxes.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Continuing coverage of the overnight storms. Dr. John Jackson only finalist for Floyd Schools superintendent. Latest local health updates. Burger King makeover. Obituaries. Sports: high school signings

Today's first news from www.hometownheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • Continuing coverage of our overnight storms.
  • Today: Rain will ease around midday, high of 67

Today's headlines:

  • Dr. John Jackson named finalist for superintendent of Floyd County Schools; contract due next month. Superintendent
  • Dining: Have it your way at Burger King in East Rome -- via drive-through -- for a few days. BK
  • Floyd planning a three-phase, $6.2 million project to include new Urgent Care in Rome. Floyd
  • Silver Creek woman faces felony homicide by vehicle, DUI, other counts following accident that killed Polk man. Arrest
  • Harbin Clinic offering discounted 'Circulation Checkup' as part of National Heart Month. Circulation
  • Region: Student to represent Highlands before regents. Mickey Gilley due in Cedartown April 2. Briefs
  • Smile Report: Aragon's Corey Carlile, a marketing student, named Georgia Northwestern Technical College's 2016 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership winner; Brittny Burns, a Business Technology instructor, selected as college's Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year. Smile
  • Obituaries: Remembering Anthony Lewis "Tony" Brock, Bobbie Sue Holbert Gresham, Mrs. Lisa Kelley, Mary Frances Kelly, Ms. Patsy Glenda Powell. Services.
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores. 'U' for another Rome restaurant. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Advertising:

  • Special advertising section to showcase restaurants' Valentine's Day plans, menus. How to advertise

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • High schools:  Tuesday night basketball scores.
  • Signing Day. Tuesday updates; continuing updates here Wednesday. Signing
  • Local colleges updates. Honors for Shorter basketball star.
  • Rome Braves, State Mutual to host high school baseball championship series in 2017.
  • Super Bowl L: It's Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers on Sunday, 6:30 p.m., CBS.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
-Please join us from 7-9 a.m. with our guests:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Floyd County Commissioner Scott Hancock.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Kristi Kent from the city of Rome and visitors bureau on the year in tourism in 2015.