Saturday, April 16, 2016

Two injured in Highway 20 crash, Road now open after 12 hour shutdown. New Downtown loft apartments now leasing. Judge decision expected next week in District Attorney race. Busy Saturday in NW Georgia. Today's buzz and latest sports updates.

Where your news day starts: and

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Slight chance of rain, high near 68. Even warmer on Sunday. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • Ira Levy's new Downtown loft apartments ready for lease as plans continue for $8 million condo project. Downtown
  • Alabama Highway now open after 12 hour shutdown, two injured in tractor-trailer crash state line. Crash
  • Judge's decision expected next week on Democrat Salter's district attorney bid following compliant on unpaid taxes. Hearing
  • Floyd honors 'Good Samaritans' for Lifetime Achievement and Volunteer of the Year awards. Floyd
  • Your guide to busy Saturday lineup in Northwest Georgia. Calendar
  • CRBI honors five entities with Greenie Awards during annual Green Gala. Greenies
  • Buzz: Floyd Schools offering Driver's Ed, Floyd Polling location change for May 24 election, Cartersville Medical offering smoking cessation, Berry concert. Buzz
  • Blood Assurance calls on community to meet critical donor need. Donate
  • Country Music Superstar Concert to honor late husband of Chicken Salad Chick founder. Concert
  • Remembering Grady Houston Burkhalter, James Wendell "Jimmy" Ely and Sara "Kathy" Kathleen Grigsby. Obituaries
  • Today's dining report brought to you by Cupcakes Around the Corner. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday: 13 homes from Rome to Adairsville. Hardy

Regular features:

  • Politics: A look at the local ballots for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk counties. 2016
  • 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 get a win, 4-3 over Asheville.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' photo gallery.
  • Georgia Highlands Chargers to play at State Mutual.
  • Busy weekend of high school baseball.
  • Latest local college updates.
  • Upcoming community sports events.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Shannen Ferry, Horticulture Program Director at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, on next weekend's plant sale
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Janet Eberhart, immunization coordinator for Public Health, on National Infant Immunization Week.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Louise Branham on 2016 COVAD gathering.

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