Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Mixing it up with Spartan Smoothies. Cheeseburger Bobby's opens Wednesday; Freddy's breaks ground in Cartersville. Busy week in downtown Rome.

Local news updates all day long at www.hometownheadlines.com

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Sizzling low 90s all week; 'Code Orange' smog alert for Bartow, metro Atlanta. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • 'Suspicious death' under investigation after woman's body found in car at Heritage Park. Investigation
  • First tastes of Spartan Smoothies: A different 'blend' of flavors and options. Smoothies
  • As Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers breaks ground, Cheeseburger Bobby's opens Wednesday. Plus: A player to be named later? Dining
  • Buzz: Rome Shakespeare Festival opens tonight -- plus a first-person account. First Friday returns. Saturday: Rome's Big Float. Buzz
  • Photos, video from Monday's Memorial Day remembrance at Coosa Valley Fairgrounds. Tribute
  • Deadly weekend on area roads; dangerous holiday on our waterways. Updates
  • Public Health restaurant inspections, brought to you by Cupcakes Around the Corner returns Wednesday.  Dining
  • Remembering Mrs. Ruby Jo Thacker Blasengame, Mrs. Ruby Jo Humphries Lewis, Mrs. Helen Virginia Long. Obituaries
  • 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 fall 5-1 to the Fireflies.
  • Next: Today-Wednesday at home vs. Columbia.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Local prospects update: Gaylor at Gwinnett Braves; Rome's Griffin commits to Cal.
  • Georgia Tech in the hunt for the College World Series; opens Friday vs. UConn.
  • 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.: Harbin Clinic Neurosurgeon Dr. Daniel Webb on 'Summer Safety Trauma Edition' set for this Thursday on summer injuries and staying safe
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Wright Bagby, newly elected Floyd County Commissioner on what's ahead for the Board.

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