Saturday, February 13, 2016

Latest on possible wintry mix coming Monday. Shaw hiring for new Adairsville plant. Nearly 1,300 casting early ballots across region. Construction set to begin Monday on Courtyard by Marriott. Latest weekend buzz. Sports updates.

Where your news day starts: and

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • Cold weekend to be followed by rain -- and maybe wintry mix of freezing rain. It all depends on the temperature. Forecast
  • Continuing weather coverage all weekend from Hometown Headlines.

Today's headlines:

  • Shaw now hiring for hourly positions at new Adairsville plant slated to open this Spring. Jobs
  • Advance voting update: Nearly 1,300 casting early ballots in Coosa Valley region. Voting
  • Building permits issued: Courtyard by Marriott construction set to begin by Monday deadline. Marriott
  • Buzz: El Tapatio reopening today. Tickets on sale for Unity's banquet featuring Lt. Col. Oliver North. Cartersville Chamber names Volunteer of Year. Buzz
  • Latest indictments from Floyd County Superior Court. Indictments
  • Obituaries: Remembering Nell Freeman Brand and Alex Franklin Harris. Funerals
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Valentine's Day advertising section:

  • Crawdaddy's is opening Sunday for Valentine's Day lovers with a special menu. Valentine's Day

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • High school, college basketball updates.
  • Locals recognized by USTA Georgia for outstanding achievements. USTA
  • 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.

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