Monday, February 15, 2016

Continuing updates on today's rain -- and perhaps more. Meet Dr. John Jackson, Floyd's schools chief. LakePoint continues to boom. High school basketball playoff updates. Obituaries.

Where your news day starts:

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • Mostly rain in our forecast today although some ice possible in Bartow, Gordon counties. Weather
  • Continuing weather coverage from Hometown Headlines.

Today's headlines:

  • Dr. John Jackson: Working to regain community's trust will be key for Dr. John Jackson as Floyd Schools' new superintendent. Jackson
  • First of 2016 eaglets starting to make its way out of the egg at Berry College. Eaglets
  • LakePoint: Two big additions due by May as restaurants, hotels continue to get under way. Business
  • Buzz: Alcohol Control Commission to hear requests for block parties, 'fling.' Saluting small business. Gas prices inch lower. Buzz
  • Agenda: Advance voting continues Tuesday-Saturday. Heart of the Community, Harbin's Community Wellness Expo set for Saturday. Agenda
  • Remembering Ms. Miranda Teresa Alexander. Obituaries
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Tuesday.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • High school basketball state tournaments begin. Boys and girls updates; links to expanded brackets.
  • Latest college basketball updates.
  • 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.
  • Rome Braves, State Mutual to host high school baseball championship series in 2017.

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Dr. Brad Bushnell, one of the "stars" in the Floyd Against Drugs dinner theater/fund raiser, 'Murder Me, I'm Irish,' set for March 17.
  • At. 8:10 a.m.: Mark Cochran, known for his work at Cevian Design, also is a huge follower of U.S. Supreme Court. He joins us to discuss the legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia.

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