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.


  • 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.

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