Friday, April 1, 2016

Nearly two inches of rain so far but thankfully no severe weather. Another restaurant delivery service opens. Free doughtnut today (no fooling). Obituaries. High school baseball. Berry Vikings add 23 football recruits.

Where your news day starts:

Today's Ware Mechanical Weather:

  • Northwest Georgia dodges another storm; flood watch continues as rainfall approaches two inches. Cooler weekend ahead. Weather
  • Updates all day from Hometown Headlines.

Today's other headlines:

  • Dining: Ready to Run offers another restaurant delivery service to your door -- or office. Also -- no joke. Free doughnut today. Freebie
  • Buzz: Darlington's Light the Lake cancer observance is April 8. GOP women meet Tuesday. Berry concert honors Pethel. Updates on Rose Lawn. Buzz
  • Smile Report: Smile Report: The Darlington Chapter of the Cum Laude Society inducts 20 students, one instructor. Plus more honors. Awards for Highlands' advancement team. Smile
  • Georgia Health News: EPA chief tells Georgians that agency's mission is public health. GHN
  • Remembering Mr. Robert Lewis Green, Sarah Ethel Hall Stansell. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics.  CrimeWatch   (new direct link to today's reports)


  • Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday, April 3: Eight homes in Rome, Silver Creek. Posting today at 3 p.m.

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Berry Vikings reload with 23 new football recruits. Vikings
  • Quick look at high school baseball rankings and games scheduled for today.
  • Rome Braves plan big opening night April 7.
  • Latest local college updates.
  • Details on upcoming community sports events.
  • NCAA's final four set: Oklahoma, Villanova, Syracuse, North Carolina.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

  • Join us today from 7-9 a.m. Our guests:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Tim Herrington, Director of Floyd County Emergency Management, on our stormy night and what's ahead.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Cheryl Bishop and Stephanie McElhone from the YMCA on Healthy Kids Day on April 22.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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