Friday, May 6, 2016

No May First Friday in downtown and other changes on the way. New business school dean at Berry. Campaign Watch. Gorgeous graduation weekend. Obituaries.

Local news updates all day long at

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Gorgeous Mother's Day weekend ahead. Sunny and 85 by Sunday. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Downtown updates: No First Friday tonight. Five new projects? 7hills Makerspace on the move. Sunday hours 'soon' for Outpost. Downtown
  • Berry names Joyce T. Heames as the new Dean of the Campbell School of Business; current leads Innovation, Outreach, & Engagement at West Virginia U. Berry
  • Campaign Watch Daily: Another 74 vote in advance. GOP, Democratic updates on Hometown Radio this morning. Vote
  • Buzz: May Market at Rose Lawn Saturday, Sunday in Cartersville. Humane Society offers break on spay/neutering. Powerball jackpot: $415 million. Buzz
  • College commencement services continue tonight, Saturday. What to know. Graduations
  • Georgia Health News: Six state health centers get new federal funds. Health
  • Remembering Mrs. Eleanor Lanell 'Nell' Cowart Murphy, John Edwin Akridge Jr., Mr. Asa Watkins. 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 split 'education day' doubleheader with Hickory Crawdads.
  • This week: home tonight vs. Hickory; home vs. Augusta through Tuesday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Latest high school baseball updates: Cartersville, Cedartown, Trion advance to elite eight in baseball playoffs.
  • Rome High's Dylan Beasley signs with Berry baseball.
  • Upcoming community sports events.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Andy Garner, newly elected chair of the Floyd County Republican Party, on Tuesday night's debates.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Wendy Davis on her new term on the Democratic National Committee, early voting and the May 24 primary.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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