Friday, April 29, 2016

More changes at Shorter? Latest political updates. Weekend: Spring Fling, Rome in Bloom. Weather: Some sun, some rain. Sports: High school baseball playoffs.

Where your news day starts:

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • About a quarter of an inch of rain Saturday, double that Sunday. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • What we're hearing: Changes for Shorter at Midtown Cross -- and The Hill? Plus: A little national attention. Hometown
  • Providence Prep names Glenn Getchell headmaster effective June 1
  • Reminder: Harbin Clinic Kids Spring Fling is Saturday in the 500 block of downtown Rome. Fling
  • Campaign Watch Daily: Final candidate profiles, forums. Floyd Republican Women to hear County Commission hopefuls.  Advance voting starts Monday. Politics
  • Buzz: 'Rome in Bloom' tour, party is Saturday. First tax sale of 2016 is Tuesday. Photo/video contest winners due next week. Buzz
  • Georgia Health News: Nationally, health care prices all over the map. Georgia's health care prices for the privately insured are below the national average. Health
  • Sheriff's Deputy Casey Lyle, known for his 'Beyond Scared Straight' episodes, dies. Deputy
  • Remembering Mrs. Norma Vivian Reynolds Cantrell Dempsey, Bessie Lucille Tate, Jerry Houston Taylor. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspections, brought to you by Cupcakes Around the Corner.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • 2016 Guide to Summer Camps in Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Rome Braves' latest updates.
  • Next:  Hagerstown Friday-Monday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Latest high school baseball updates. Playoffs continue today.
  • Darlington Soccer Academy signings.
  • Latest local college updates. Berry softball no. 4 in the country.
  • Upcoming community sports events. Clocktower Classic under way today.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

Please join our guests from 7-9 a.m. including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Joyce Mink, Democratic challenger for Post 5 on the Floyd County Board of Education.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Catherine Farrar Jackson from the Junior Service League on Saturday's Rome in Bloom garden tour and party.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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