Sunday, October 18, 2015

Chilly morning with frost advisory until 9 a.m. Another cool night ahead. GBI investigating Rockmart Police Dept. Johnson Elementary School's Color Run. Busy week ahead in Northwest Georgia. YMCA's BooFest returns Oct. 23. Sports updates.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Frost advisory until 9 a.m. Sunday. Advisory
  • More sunshine with high near mid-60's today with another cool night near 38.


  • GBI investigating Rockmart Police Department use of force on a juvenile. Rockmart
  • Johnson Elementary School 'splashing color' to raise money for technology improvements. Color Run
  • Busy week ahead: I-75/Union Grove Rd. interchange reopens, job fair, Ladies' Night Out, RCC candidate forums, Peach State Marching, Zombie-thon & Block Party, and Chiaha. Agenda
  • YMCA's BooFest returns to Grizzard Park on Friday. Armbands on sale now for $5. BooFest
  • Today: RLT's "Addams Family" at DeSoto, Darlington's football & cheerleading mini-camp. Weekend
  • Obituaries: Remembering Jerrell Puckett and Ricky Wiggins. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • Your guide to the 2015 election season: Candidates, where/when to vote, additional updates. Politics
  • 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


  • John McClellan's high school picks for next week coming Monday. McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily. Returns Monday.  Friday


  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: How did Norman do? Arey
  • Berry College Vikings beats Hendrix, 27-24. Now tops of SAA. Recap 
    • Next up: Berry off. Returns to action Oct. 31 at Millsaps, 2 p.m. Vikings 
  • Shorter University Hawks fall 52-20 to University of West Alabama. Recap
    • Next up: Shorter vs. Valdosta State, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Barron Stadium. Hawks
  • Georgia wins 9-6 over Missouri. UGA.
  • Georgia Tech loses to Pittsburgh, 31-28. Tech


  • The Falcons at Titans, 1 p.m. on Oct. 25 / 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.: Andrea Pitts, director of Marketing & Public Relations, and Alisha Green, nurse practitioner, on Redmond Regional's Ladies' Night Out event & focus on women's health
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Dr. Richard Dixon, Rome City School Board, on Saturday's Peach State competition.

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