Wednesday, October 7, 2015

As two die in Bartow, Georgia traffic deaths skyrocketing. Creekside Inn up for auction in Cave Spring. Floyd Teacher of the Year: Dr. Tabatha Tierce. Sleep Inn/MainStay Suites opens in Emerson. Fair updates; great fair weather.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Low 80s through Thursday; some rain, cooler weekend ahead


  • As two more die in separate Bartow accidents, death count on Georgia in 2015 could be highest since 2009. Fatalities
  • Creekside Restaurant, home of the 'Liars Table' in Cave Spring, up for Internet auction Oct. 21. Restaurant
  • LakePoint's latest -- the co-branded Sleep Inn & MainStay Suites -- open in Emerson. LakePoint
  • Floyd County Schools' Teacher of the Year: Dr. Tabatha Tierce, second grade math and science teacher at Cave Spring Elementary School. 
  • Latest updates from the Coosa Valley Fair. Kids Day Schedule plus latest exhibit results. Fair
  • Region: Wine & Jazz festival set. Darlington to stage 'A Doll's House.' Bartow continues road work. Stellar astronomy at Tellus. News
  • Georgia Health News: Grady backs away from deal to purchase troubled Southern Regional Medical Center. GHN
  • Obituaries: Remembering Pluma Evelyn Bing Itson. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. 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: Rome by 2 over Dalton. Darlington, Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun wins. McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Plus: Youth soccer updates.


  • Berry College Vikings at Chicago, 1 p.m. Saturday Vikings 
  • Shorter University Hawks vs. Delta State, 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Barron Stadium. Hawks
  • Georgia at Tennessee, 3:30 p.m. Saturday. UGA 
  • Georgia Tech at Clemson Saturday. Tech
  • Norman Arey's No-Nos: Coming Friday.


  • The Falcons host the Redskins, 1 p.m. /The latest on the NFL
  • Atlanta Braves open the 2016 season at home vs. Washington on April 4.

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: From Shorter University, golf coach Lane Pace.
  • From 8:10 until 9 a.m.: From the Floyd County Board of Education, Chip Hood and Jay Shell with interim Superintendent Dr. John Jackson.

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