Thursday, February 25, 2016

Updates on floods and high water. Restaurant gossip and where to watch the SEC (Primary). Bagby to run for County Commission. Advance voting to top 2,000 today. Obituaries. Latest sports.

Where your news day starts:

Today's weather: (click)

  • A cool, gusty day ahead with highs near 50 and wind chills probably in the upper 30s thanks to winds of 10 to 15 mph.
  • A list of local flood warnings. Also, information on high water areas reported in Floyd and Gordon counties.
  • As of this morning, no other weather watches for our area. It should be a sunny weekend with highs if the upper 50s Saturday and mid 60s on Sunday.

Today's headlines:

  • Dining: Restaurant gossip; the best place to watch the SEC (primary — and football); and why Irish eyes are smilin.' Restaurants
  • Republican Wright Bagby running for County Commissioner Post 2 seat now held by Garry Fricks. Politics
  • Floyd should top 2,000 advance voters this afternoon. More honors for Brinson Askew's Richardson. High marks for Georgia Northwestern's paramedic program. Buzz
  • Georgia Health News: WellStar closing in on major hospital deals; would make it the biggest health system in Georgia. GHN
  • Remembering Mr. James Howard Childers, Mr. David E. Culp Sr., Venica Belinda Rogers, Mr. Ralph Franklin Treadaway. 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

  • High school basketball: Model to play Putnam County on Friday at 4:45 p.m. in Milledgeville; Calhoun boys face Jenkins on Friday at 6:30 p.m. in Augusta.
  • PHS Alumni Baseball Game is March 12.
  • College and high school 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.

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.: From Redmond Regional Medical Center, new heart procedures available for patients with Dr. Chas Jackson, Harbin Clinic Cardiologist.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Brian Guthrie, a co-chair in Floyd County for supporters of Ted Cruz for president, on what we can expect from the SEC Primary and beyond.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Dr. Frank Stephenson,  professor of economics at Berry College, on politics and maybe even baseball.

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