Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Looks like one less frozen yogurt shop. Plus dining updates. Geek Week starts Saturday with Cardboard Challenge. Latest Coosa Valley Fair updates. Busy sports report: High school and college. Sunny and 78 as skies clear.

Your news day starts here at 5 a.m. each weekday, 6 a.m. on weekends. Click www.hometownheadlines.com:

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Fall's finest forecast for fall's finest fair tonight. 78 and 9-mph breeze at 5 p.m. grand opening.


  • Dining: One less frozen yogurt spot? One less Wendy's (for now). Freebie alert at Chick-fil-A today. CiCi's is back. Food
  • Saturday's Cardboard Challenge kicks off Geek Week Rome 2015 Geek
  • Coosa Valley Fair: Latest exhibit results; this evening's fair schedule. Fair
  • Agenda: Busy Tuesday with School Board meeting, commission meetings, Concert of Prayer and Floyd GOP Women. Agenda
  • Region: Busy week of meetings. Polk deputies warn of scam. Learn about Rome trees. GNTC offers free sample GED tests. Region
  • Georgia Health News: Unsuccessful bidders protest state contract. GHC
  • Obituaries:  Mildred (Millie) Ardelia McBrayer Ruland, Mr. Enoch "Bill" Jackson, Rev. Roger Lewis Loveless Sr., Sara Louise McCollum. 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


  • Pepperell High reunion in Athens last Saturday: one from Alabama, one from Georgia.
  • John McClellan's high school picks: Rome by 2 over Dalton. Darlington, Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun wins. McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • Great CBS video about Nick Chubb, Chubb Town.
  • 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
  • Honors for Shorter Hawk quarterback Aaron Bryant
  • 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.: Environmental Health Director Tim Allee with the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District on new regulations for area restaurants.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Larry Alford of ServiceMaster by Twins in South Carolina as flood clean-up continues.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson on the latest news for veterans, Washington and international relations, and maybe Mitch McConnell's fate.

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