Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Homeless ministry needs new shelter. 'Banking on Downtown' does exactly that. Deal vetoes 'campus carry.' Sunny and cooler today.

Local news updates all day long at

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Sunny and cooler, high of 72. Thursday's high: 67. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • REACH Ministries seeks location to help the homeless. Founder: 'We're going to feed no matter what.' Mission
  • Most area banks unite to offer 'Banking on Downtown' partnership to help with additional growth. Downtown
  • Business: Busy first few days for Spartan Smoothies. Northwest Georgia Credit Union's Lori Nance a 'service superstar.' Business
  • Deal vetos 'campus carry' bill, legislation that was universally supported by Northwest Georgia lawmakers. Deal
  • Campaign Watch Daily: 84 more vote in Floyd Tuesday. Indiana results. Davis gets new term on Democratic National Committee. Vote
  • Smile Report: The Rome Noon Optimist Club one of five in Georgia designated as a 'Distinguished Club' by Optimist International. Smile
  • Smile Report: Winners announced for annual high school art show. Smile
  • Smile Report: Unity Christian junior Hannah Payne named Salvation Army's Volunteer of the Year. Smile
  • Georgia Health News: Georgia travelers join Emory's Zika research. Health
  • Remembering Ms. Joyce Marie Owens Studdards, Mrs. Anita Gail Driggers Struss. 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: Off Tuesday; home vs. Hickory Wednesday-Friday.
  • Latest Braves' roster move.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Latest high school baseball updates: Four area teams resume playoffs this afternoon. New games times and radio coverage.
  • Upcoming community sports events. Signing day for Armuchee senior.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Mark Kozera and Capt. Douglas McClure on Salvation Army Week.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Ann Arnold of the Downtown Development Authority on the Bank on Downtown project.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Rome Police Lt. Chris DeHart and Bike Officer Trevor Tallman on the upcoming bike rodeo as well as safety tips for other events this month.

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