Thursday, February 18, 2016

Calhoun also getting Cheeseburger Bobby's. More wings heading our way. Zaxby's grows again. Business updates. Voting updates. Rough night for high school basketball

Where your news day starts:

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • Sunny, low to mid 60s through Friday; slight rain chance on the weekend. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Restaurants: Make that a double for Cheeseburger Bobby's (Calhoun, too). More wings headed our way. Zaxby's opening in Rockmart. Dining
  • Business: Celebrating a winning 'partnership.' Busy day with grand opening of Emerson hotels; chamber after hours in Rome. New job fair Feb. 23. Business
  • Kemp: Some Georgia voters waiting until after S. Carolina, Nevada to see which candidates survive until March 1. Advance voting updates. Vote
  • Buzz: Oil, gas exploration concerns here topic of community meeting tonight. Darlington presents free 'Warp Trio' concert. I-75 paving ahead. Buzz
  • Georgia Health News: Health panel discusses expansion-like proposal. Health
  • Remembering Mr. Calvin E. Clowers. Obituaries
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Latest high school basketball state tournament updates. Pretty much a Wednesday night wipeout with only Calhoun boys moving to second round.
  • Latest college basketball updates.
  • Atlanta Braves' pitchers, catchers report Friday.
  • The Rome Braves announce Fourth Annual No Excuses 5K, Health Walk, & Hot Dog Fun Run will take place on Saturday, April 16.
  • AAU Basketball tryouts on March 2-3.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
-Please join us from 7-9 a.m. with our guests including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Dr Robert Styperek, Harbin Clinic Cardiologist/Electrophysiologist, on heart rhythm problems: How to detect and how to treat.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Joe Cook of Coosa River Basin Initiative on tonight's meeting arranged by CRBI and the Southern Environmental Law Center to discuss oil and gas exploration in Northwest Georgia. The meeting is from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at Armuchee Middle School.

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