Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Overall bank deposits dip in Floyd, up in Bartow. Mental health court coming to Rome. Rome City Commission OK's Riverside rezoning. Another inch of rain on the way. Obituaries. Sports update. U for Chattooga restaurant.

Your news day starts here at 5 each weekday morning, courtesy of www.hometownheadlines.com:

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Probably about an inch of rain today through Wednesday as storm moves through.


  • Overall deposits dip among Floyd banks as of June 30 vs. same period last year; Bartow sees 1.5% increase. Deposits
  • Rome's mental health court due in January; Judge Jack Niedrach to outline new service Oct. 6 during Mental Illness Awareness Week. Mental health court
  • Rome City Commission approves RiverPoint project on Riverside Parkway, 5-2.
  • Police: Men charged in Calhoun vet clinic burglary suspected in 37 other cases in Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee. Suspects
  • Region: Helping Reach Ministries. Segment of bypass opens. Eggs & Issues breakfast Thursday. Fall Festival almost here. Region
  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Floyd County Health Department wants everyone to be aware of the Georgia Breast and Cervical Cancer Program. Health
  • Georgia Health News: State can't confirm child cancer cluster in southeast counties. GHN
  • More than 7,000 due for this weekend's Mountain Day at Berry College. Mountain Day
  • Smile Report: Servicemaster by Twins donate $7,600 toward Shorter's student wellness center. Smile
  • Obituaries: Remembering Gordon Lee Graves Sr., Carolyn Cameron Whisman, Rosalind Fielder Salvatore, Aurelio "Sammy" Ortiz Ruiz. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. 'U' for Chattooga restaurant. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report


  • John McClellan's high school picks:  Darlington by 7 over Model. Calhoun by 25 over Adairsville. Easy night for Cartersville.
  • Model at Darlington in the running for Fox 5's Game of the Week. Click here to vote
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Local soccer updates


  • Berry College Vikings vs. Washington (Mo.), 6 p.m., Saturday at Valhalla. Vikings 
  • Track Berry's season, from the opening to Valhalla to the latest games. Click Valhalla Rising.
  • Shorter University Hawks at Mississippi College, 8 p.m. Saturday. Hawks 
  • Coming Friday: Norman Arey's No-Nos, 15 locks-to-lose in college football this weekend.


  • The Falcons host Texas at 1 p.m. Sunday / The latest on the NFL
  • Atlanta Braves were off Monday; host Washington at 7:10 p.m.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
Please join our guests including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: WSB meteorologist Brad Nix on how the station has won approval to use drones in news and weather updates, a project he headed (and maybe something on all this rain).
  • At 8:10 a.m. Michael Skeen, Floyd County's Director of Public Works, on the impact of the latest openings on the West Bypass.
  • At 8:40 a.m. Polk County Sheriff Johnny Moats on the "In God We Trust" logo controversy.

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