Friday, August 29, 2014

As ALDI opens, attention turns to Kroger Marketplace in Cartersville. Update on local banks. Busy weekend ahead -- and it could be a wet one, too. Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos returns for college football season. High school football guide.

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Smog alert today for Bartow, metro Atlanta. Another hot one today with a high of 94. A tad cooler this weekend as rain moves in Saturday through Labor Day.


  • As another Kroger Marketplace opens, Cartersville awaits its mega store -- and Rome swamps new ALDI. Grocers
  • Rome Braves say farewell for the season with fireworks. Plus: Pow Wow, Tom Sawyer, Pioneer Days, BBQ. Weekend
  • Rome's Downtown Development Authority, parks & rec honored. Award
  • Quarterly reports posted for local banks: Heritage First leads in quarterly, year-to-date net income. Banks
  • Holiday weekend: Stay safe on local waterways. So far this year: 33 drownings, 68 boating accidents. Safety
  • 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:

  • We're now posting photos on our Instagram page as well. Follow us at Hometown
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder
  • Rome Braves rally but so do Intimidators who win 7-5 Thursday night. Final home stand begins tonight.
  • Norman Arey's series premiere of Norman's No-Nos: A good start for Georgia Tech, Auburn, Alabama -- and Clemson. Arey
  • Chick-fil-A Dwarf House's High School Football Guide for Aug. 29
  • John McClellan's high school picks: Wins for Model, Darlington, Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun tohight.
  • Updated: Shorter welcomes community for second annual 'Meet the Coaches' luncheon

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 today including:
  • Cpl Chris Harris of the Georgia State Patrol on what to expect from law enforcement this holiday weekend.
  • Norman Arey on College Football 2014 including his first 15 locks-to-loose this weekend.
  • Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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