Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Several retail closings, changes, openings. Latest on national, local politics. Cooler today after record heat Tuesday. Obituaries. Latest sports updates

Where your news day starts:

Today's weather:

  • Record high of 87 on Tuesday; mid 70s due today. Cooler by the weekend. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Business: Sears down to final five days; mall updates. Casey's sold in Cave Spring. Openings and closings. Business
  • Politics: Big night for Trump but Kasich's Ohio win could mean convention fight. Rubio out. Huge night for Hillary Clinton. Local updates.  Politics
  • Rome/Floyd County 'Just Drive' Safe Driving Expo is Sunday. Also: Georgia Highlands, DOT team up on drive safety program. Just Drive
  • 2016 Northwest Georgia Region 1 Emergency Medical Services Council Awards presented. EMS
  • Buzz: Herb & Plant sale set. Vote for Superstars of Service. Whiskey tasting March 24. Plus: People, etc. (Weaver, Pollard, Mills). Buzz
  • Local churches preparing for Easter: Holy week events, Rome Passion Play, Journey to the Cross and service schedules. Holy Week
  • Remembering Mr. Walter Van Angel, Mrs. Adell Sadie Warren Plemons, Mrs. Lucy Pollard. 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

  • GHC Lady Chargers fall; Chargers start title hunt tonight.
  • Saturday's Leprechaun-a-thon starts busy spring.
  • High school updates: Lots of baseball this week.
  • Darlington honors winter sports stars.
  • Rome Braves' single-game tickets on sale; opening day is April 7.

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.: Kevin Karel, the voice of the Rome Braves on 99.5 FM The Jock, live from the Atlanta Braves' spring training campus.
  • At 8:10 and 8:40 a.m.: County Commission candidates Allison Watters (post three) and Wright Bagby (post two).

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