Saturday, December 12, 2015

The Love Library coming to West Rome. Speakcheesy food truck returns to Broad St. Honors for Cave Spring Elementary. Weekend guide. Warm Saturday and stormy Sunday ahead. Cartersville plays Buford for state title today.

Today's first headlines from and

Ware Mechanical Weather

  • Warm Saturday ahead with high near 74. Rain and possible thunderstorms coming Sunday.


  • The Love Library: New adult-themed retailed opening in West Rome; Business allowed under county ordinance. Love Library
  • New 'SpeakCheesy' grilled cheese food truck open for business on weekends at 3rd and Broad St. Food Truck
  • Cave Spring Elementary is a state 'Highest Progress School'. Cave Spring
  • Georgia Health News: Feds cut funds to 30 Ga. hospitals over infections, injuries. Cartersville Medical Center on the list. Health
  • Weekend: Gymnastics, Member Appreciation Day at Tellus, lots of Christmas festivities and Festival of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Weekend
  • At a glance: "Always...Patsy Cline" returns for one weekend only. Latest updates from Floyd, Bartow, Gordon and Polk counties. Region
  • Floyd Board of Education to meet next week on Superintendent search. BOE
  • Smile Report: Unity Christian School's Young America's Foundation honored by national organization. Smile Report
  • Obituaries: Remembering Shirley Ann Dunn, Michael "Bubba" Johnson, Addie Jo Lambert, Sarah Redmond Lipham and Wallace Russell. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Holiday Happenings

  • Hometown Headlines has teamed with Harbin Clinic to present Holiday Happenings, a digital magazine with details on parades, concerts, performances and live Nativity scenes across Northwest Georgia. You can view it in two formats: Desktop or Mobile
  • Parade Saturday in Cave Spring. Final weekend of 'White Christmas.' Live Nativity Saturday in Cedartown. Holidays

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Class AAAA State Championship: Cartersville vs. Buford, Saturday, 4:30 p.m.,  at The Georgia Dome.
  • John McClellan's high school championship picks. Buford too much for the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes. Plus: John's picks for all the title games.  McClellan
  • Friday night's games: Clinch Co. wins A-Public, Westminster wins AAA and Allatoona wins AAAAA.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily returns Monday.
  • All the bowl matchups from ESPN. Georgia vs. Penn State on Jan. 2. Click
  • The Falcons at Carolina, 1 p.m. Sunday / The latest on the NFL

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
Please join our guests Monday including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Rome City Commissioner Evie McNiece on the latest with the Department of Revenue.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Dr. Brian Carroll, chair of Berry's Communication Department, on special sports series you'll soon be reading.

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