Saturday, April 2, 2016

Police investigating fatal shooting on Kerce Rd. Georgia Trend looks at NW Georgia growth. Old River Rd. closed for two weeks. Sunshine for weekend. Tellus: Ways to see Venus. Weekend guide and latest buzz. Adairsville to hire new police chief. Sports upda

Where your news day starts: and

Today's weather:

  • Clouds clearing. Sunny skies with highs in mid-60s for the weekend. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • Floyd Police investigating fatal shooting on Kerce Road. Shooting
  • Georgia Trend: Latest edition takes a look at 2016 Economic Yearbook with focus on growth in Northwest Georgia. Trend
  • Tellus Museum: Where to find Venus in sky this month and Supernova 2016: Speakeasy coming April 30. Tellus
  • Weekend: Spring Art Market, Berry College's World Music Festival, RLT's "Noises Off" and Cartersville Car Show & Fire Truck Pull. Weekend
  • Buzz: Bartow Family Resources "5K for Life" coming April 16. Alzheimer's education series for caregivers coming to Rome, plus caregiver workshop in Calhoun. Buzz
  • Floyd Public Works: Old River Road closed for next two weeks after floods damage road. Road
  • WBHF: City of Adairsville names Rick Townsend as candidate for Chief of Police. Adairsville
  • Georgia DNR awards $2.6 million in grants for recreation including nearly $450,000 for Bartow, Cartersville, Calhoun and Trion. Grants
  • Smile Report: Bartow County students win Booth Western Art Museum's writing competition. Smile Report
  • Remembering Bertha Mae Oliver Ozment, Charles Edward Smith and Gerald Randall "Randy" Toles. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch


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

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Quick look at high school baseball games and updates.
  • Atlanta Braves play final Spring Training game today, season opener on Monday.
  • 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)

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

  • At 8:10 a.m.: Dana Thompson and Lee Rast on Run for the Rescues.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Mindy S. Quinn, Marketing Manager for Blood Assurance, on what's ahead for the agency that exclusively provides blood products for all Northwest Georgia hospitals.

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