Monday, May 16, 2016

Kmart site interest growing as adjoining property now for sale. Three openings on Broad Street in coming weeks. Final week of advance voting; two new sites.

Local news updates all day long at

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • After a cooler, sunny weekend, a warmer day ahead with rain back Tuesday. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • As Kmart's liquidation sale begins Thursday, the real story is what's next for that site -- especially with a neighboring tract now for sale. Kmart
  • 200 block of Broad Street: Mixing restaurants, retail and residential, some big openings days away. 200 block
  • Floyd, Bartow add more advance voting sites today. Tea Party candidate town hall Thursday. Also: Precinct updates for May 24. Vote
  • Father Rafael Carballo named pastor of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rome effective July 1. St. Mary's
  • Business: Alcohol Control Commission meets this evening; ribbon cutting at 10:30 this morning for Redmond's new cafeteria. Business
  • Agenda: Street festival in downtown Rome Saturday. 'Doc Walk' on Tuesday. Agenda
  • High school commencement services: Guide to local graduation events. Class of 2016
  • Remembering Delfina Rimando Bigornia, William Anderson ('Billy') DuPre' III. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspections, brought to you by Cupcakes Around the Corner returns Tuesday.  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 win 9-2 -- in 19 innings!
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves all 4-2 to Royals in 13 innings.
  • Berry softball falls to Emory in conference finale, 5-4.
  • Latest high school baseball updates. Cedartown hosts Westminster in final four showdown this afternoon.
  • Upcoming community sports events. Plus link to sports summer camps.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.:  Harbin Clinic Psychologist Dr. Candice Claiborne on Tuesday's Harbin Doc Walk and Talk, and how you can get involved.
  • At 8:10 a.m.:  Armuchee High graduates Clair Hill and Josh Woodard.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: From Unity Christian School: Graduating seniors Brady Cargle and Ansley Montgomery


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