Thursday, May 26, 2016

Downtown Rome tract for sale -- and foreclosure? April jobs update for Northwest Georgia. Graduation updates -- and a huge field day. Holiday guide -- and good weather, too.

Local news updates all day long at

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Upper 80s all holiday weekend; hint of rain. Also: Georgia Power opens social media center to respond to outages caused by severe weather, other issues. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Two-plus acres of downtown Rome listed for $1.3 million -- but also face foreclosure, sale on courthouse steps June 7. Downtown
  • April jobs report posted for Northwest Georgia, including county-by-county jobless rate last month. Jobs
  • High School graduation countdown: Plus Field Day at Johnson -- with an 'extended' look at a great event. School's out
  • Holiday weekend: Bluegrass, barbecue and baseball followed by an all-day Memorial Day events at the fairgrounds. Weekend
  • Model High's Josh Walls designs the winning new logo for parks and rec. Logo
  • Georgia Northwestern announces president's, dean's list for spring 2016. GNTC
  • Georgia Health News: Stratus entering talks with physician network. GHN
  • Remembering Mr. Kenneth 'Lil Kenny / Mudd' Albert, Mr. Robert Junior Hughes, Miss Nettie Medley, Mr. Nathaniel Porter, John Carl Smith. 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
  • Vacation Bible Schools plan a busy summer. What's ahead. VBS
  • 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 close out Hickory trip with 3-2 win.
  • Next: Tonight-Sunday, home vs. Greenville.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Upcoming community sports events.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Football, baseball and more.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Melissa Strickland, newly elected to the Floyd County Board of Education, District 2.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Allison Watters, who won the GOP primary for County Commission Post 3 on Tuesday and now faces Democrat Bo Arrant for the seat in November.
  • At 8:40 a.m.:  Scott McCreless of the YMCA on the summer feeding program and the Y's mission.

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