Sunday, March 6, 2016

The latest on local, national politics. Recovery efforts resume for member of Velcro Pygmies, brother. Weather: Even better than Saturday. Obituaries. Sports: Huge night for GHC Chargers, Lady Chargers, area high school baseball.

Where your news day starts: and

Today's weather:

  • If you liked Saturday (62, sunny), you'll love today. Plus: 75 by Wednesday. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Presidential race: Cruz, Trump, Clinton, Sanders get wins on Super Saturday. The vote
  • Campaign Watch: Floyd School Board candidate declares -- and get ready for a few surprises when qualifying starts Monday. Campaign Watch
  • Recovery efforts to resume today for bodies of Velcro Pygmie band member, brother. Recovery.
  • Tellus' Skywatchers Journal for March: Moon, Venus putting on predawn show. Tellus
  • Week ahead: Floyd Commission, Rome BOE meetings. Job fair. St. Petrick's Day parade and busy Saturday at State Mutual Stadium. Agenda
  • Berry Half: Interactive results for the half marathon, 10K and 5K. Berry Half
  • Remembering Mrs. Bertha Mae Holland Hillman, Mr. Robert Lee "Bobby" Jones, Mrs. Thelma Ruth Wright. Obituaries
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores resume Tuesday. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Realty Open House Gallery for today: Seven homes from Rome to Lindale. Hardy

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Georgia Highlands' Chargers, Lady Charges going to the nationals in basketball.
  • High School baseball at State Mutual Stadium. Great games with big wins for Model, Darlington.
  • Rome Braves' single-game tickets go on sale March 12; other events that day at State Mutual Stadium.
  • College and high school basketball updates. April 9 race to benefit Rome High, city schools.

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Kevin Strickland, athletic director at Rome High, on this year's Wolf Nation 5K and Wolf Cub 1 Mile on April 9.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Major Denise Downer-McKinney, on her promotion to Rome City Police Chief.

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