Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Q & A on Burwell Creek, regional hospital, new jobs with Ward 3 City Commission candidates. 50-cent Krystals today; Cartersville Hardee's almost open. Health updates. High school, college, pro sports. Obituaries. Cooler nights ahead.

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

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Lows in the upper 40s Wednesday and Thursday mornings.


  • Rome, GE mark 123-acre donation of land around old plant; City Commission updates (from WRGA).
  • Rome City Commission, Ward Three candidate Q  & As on Riverside Parkway project, the regional hospital site and local jobs. Ward Three
  • 50-cent Krystals today only. Cartersville Hardee's about ready. Relief trips to South Carolina expand. Development authority, Greater Rome Chamber updates.  Business
  • Two new members join Georgia Northwestern Technical College's Board of Directors. GNTC
  • Region: Latest updates from Floyd, Bartow, Gordon and Polk counties. Region
  • Health: New cafe at Floyd. Redmond Women's Center hosts Ladies Night Out. Cartersville Medical hosts disabilities lunch-and-learn. Health
  • Georgia Health News: Georgia-based group is a titan in public health. GHN
  • Obituaries: Remembering Arthur J. Gravley, Joe Perkins, Mrs. Natherlean Smith. Funerals.
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. No reports Monday. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

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


  • John McClellan's high school picks: Model over Coosa, rough night for Pepperell; Cartersville, Rome cruise McClellan
  • Pepperell and Cartersville games in running for Fox 5 Atlanta's game of the week. Vote
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • Berry College Vikings vs. Hendrix at Valhalla, 1 p.m. on Saturday. Vikings / Updated: Valhalla Rising
  • Shorter University Hawks at University of West Alabama, 3 p.m. Saturday. Hawks
  • Georgia vs. Missouri, 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Athens. UGA.
  • Georgia Tech vs. Pittsburgh, 12:30 p.m. Saturday in Atlanta. Tech
  • Coming Friday: Norman's No-Nos where Norman Arey picks 15 locks to lose this weekend.


  • Berry's Collin McHugh to pitch deciding playoff game between his Astros and the Royals on Wednesday night. McHugh
  • The Falcons  play Thursday at New Orleans, 8:25 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.: As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a look at Genetics/High Risk/IBIS scoring (which looks at a patient's lifetime risk of breast cancer) with guests Alisha Green and Lindsey Garmon, Nurse Practitioners at  Redmond Women's Center.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Eric Wright president of Fish 4 Him films based in Rome. The current film, Hero's Battle, is about to start production locally and they'll be using local talent.

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