Friday, September 19, 2014

East Rome rezoning battle escalates: 'Welcome to Rome' video goes viral; neighborhood covered with call-to-action signs. New Polk Medical Center almost here. Sports: High school updates; Norman Arey's Norman No-Nos. Weather: Final weekend of summer -- and

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

- A 'normal' forecast for the last full weekend of summer with highs in the mid 80s and  lows in the low 60s. Slight chance of rain today, Sunday.


  • 'Welcome to Rome' video, neighborhood signs shape battle over Old East Rome rezoning. East Rome
  • Oct. 19 open house set for new Polk Medical Center off U.S. 278 between Cedartown, Rockmart. Hospital
  • Weekend: Rose Lawn arts festival, farmers markets, beer festival, Jesus in the Park. Events
  • Scouts offer Emergency Preparedness Day on Saturday. Cedartown's Fall Festival is Oct. 4. Be prepared
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia.  Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports from 4 and 8 a.m. as well as 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Scoreboard and previews to tonight's games. Radio broadcasts, live in-game Twitter updates.
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: Saturday won't be a good day for Florida or Georgia Tech but FSU may survive Clemson
  • Darlington's Edge, Rome's Creamer among state's top rushers, receivers, according to Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • John McClellan's high school picks: Narrow Rome win; Darlington 8-point underdog; first win for Cedartown; Calhoun cruises; Cass crashes.
  • Shorter University's sports updates. / Football season Next: Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Dallas vs. West Texas A&M, 2 p.m. kickoff. Next home game: Oct. 2 vs. Mississippi College, 7:30 p.m. kickoff.
  • Berry College's sports updates / Football season Next: Team off this Saturday.  First home game Sept. 27 vs. Rhodes, 1 p.m., Barron Stadium.

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  • Dan Bevels of Southpaw Production on what its like to video a college -- or high school -- sporting event as demand increases for more local content.
  • Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable

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