Friday, October 9, 2015

The Partridge could reopen by next week. Golden Crown now open in West Rome. Great news for Jaxon Lewis, family. Regional business updates including large job fair. Norman Arey's college football picks. High school football updates. Huge weekend with the f

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Low to mid 70s Saturday, Sunday; rain chance 30% today, 60% tonight


  • The Partridge could reopen as early as next week; Golden Crown Chinese completes move off Redmond in West Rome.  Briefs
  • 9-year-old Jaxon Lewis on 'trax' for artificial limbs thanks to WSB story that touched a Duluth man. How you can help as well
  • Business: Final day for Heritage First branch (more ways than one?) Team Lane now downtown. Big job fair in Acworth. Business
  • U.S. Attorney's Office, Floyd reach settlement over allegations it violated ADA guidelines on those deaf, hard of hearing; hospital to pay complainants $75,000. ADA
  • Coosa Valley Fair: Today's schedule, pageant results, exhibit results. Fair
  • Weekend: Coosa Valley Fair, chili cookout,  Georgia Giants dinner, Cardboard Challenge, Shorter homecoming. Weekend
  • Region: The latest updates from Floyd, Bartow, Polk and Gordon counties. Traffic issues, TEA party meeting. Region
  • Georgia Health News: Medical 'balance billing' under review by state lawmakers. GHN
  • Obituaries:  Remembering Ann Lloyd Milam, Joyce Lee Korte, Myra Eleanor Teat. 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. Posting at 3 this afternoon.

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


  • Cedartown fall to No. 10 Callaway.
  • Friday night football: John McClellan complete picks; radio and webcast updates; weather forecast. Football
  • John McClellan's high school picks: Rome by 2 over Dalton. Darlington, Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun wins. McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: Gators keep on truckin.' Not a good week for Jackets, Bulldogs. No-nos.
  • Former Berry pitcher Collin McHugh get a huge win Thursday night for Astros.
  • 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.: Shelley Daniel and Palesa Molapo on Darlington's 'A Doll's House' on Oct. 15-17.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Wanda Whitten on Heart of the Community nominations and the approaching deadline.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Round Table.

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