Saturday, October 10, 2015

Berry College to build retirement community by 2019. Cartersville Outlet closing business. Final day of Coosa Valley Fair. Weekend lineup: Chili Cook-off, Shorter Homecoming and more. Latest regional updates. High School scoreboard.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Storms blew through overnight bringing lots of heavy rain. Over 2 inches at Rome airport since 10 p.m. Friday. Today: 60% rain chance, high near 73.


  • Retire at Berry: College announces plans for Continuing Care Retirement Community to open in 2019. Berry
  • After 25 years in business, Cartersville Outlet to close by end of November. Closing
  • Saturday's Coosa Valley Fair update: Final day schedule. Miss Coosa Valley Fair Pageant tonight. Fair
  • Weekend: Shorter Homecoming, Chili Cook-off, Cardboard Challenge, U.S. Disc Dog finals and Coosa Valley Fair finale. Calendar
  • Region: Latest updates from Floyd, Bartow, Gordon and Polk counties. Region
  • Pepperell Primary School's Kameron Brock receives 2015 Young Heroes Award. Smile Report
  • GDOT: I-75 at Union Grove Rd. Interchange complete in Gordon County; New ramps open Oct. 20. Gordon
  • Times-Free Press: Local flooring companies Mohawk and Beaulieu heading to federal court over copyright infringement. Carpet
  • Obituaries: Remembering Willie Elizabeth Ford, Louis Grant and Travis "Jabo" Wall, Jr. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Realty's Open House Gallery for Sunday: Seven homes in Rome and Lindale. Hardy

Regular features:

  • Halloween Happenings: Your guide to area pumpkin patches, fall festivals and "spooky" events. October
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report


  • Friday night football: Big wins for Pepperell, Model, Darlington, Calhoun, Cartersville, Adairsville. Scoreboard
  • John McClellan's high school picks: How did John do? McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily. Returns Monday.


  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: Gators keep on truckin.' Not a good week for Jackets, Bulldogs. No-nos.
  • 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


  • 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.: Monica Sheppard on the 51st Annual Chiaha festival coming up Oct. 24-25 at Ridge Ferry Park.

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