Friday, May 13, 2016

Pedicabs on patrol in downtown Rome. More companies want to delivery your food. Rome River Jam, Roman Roast also ready to deliver. Pristine weekend weather.

Local news updates all day long at

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Gorgeous weekend on the way. Highs near 80; sunny skies; low humidity. Weekend

Today's headlines:

  • Joyride Pedicabs now in service in downtown Rome. One -- two?-- more companies want to deliver your food. And what's brewin'? Trending
  • Developing: Two die in Cedartown accident.
  • High school commencement services begin Saturday at Darlington, continue through June 2. Graduation
  • Campaign Watch Daily: Campaign notes and quotes. 70 more vote in advance; Saturday voting set. Vote
  • Buzz: Wingard to serve as dean emeritus at Shorter. Household hazardous waste/electronics recycling Saturday. Floyd School Board meets Wednesday. Berry beef sale Saturday. Buzz
  • Groundbreaking this fall for $17.7 million STEM-based building at Georgia Highlands' Cartersville campus. Education.
  • Georgia Health News: Two new health laws you may not know about. Health
  • Smile Report: Lydia Bailey, Molly Clay win scholarships from Northwest Georgia Credit Union. Smile
  • Remembering Mr. Clarence Ralph Alexander, Elder Langdon Eugene Huffman, Rev. Paul Thomas Stover, Gregory Allan Williams. 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


  • Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday: Seven homes from Rome to Adairsville.
  • Posting at 3 this afternoon.

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 updates from the road; in Hickory through Sunday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Latest high school baseball updates: Trion in state championship games Saturday; Cedartown plays in final four on Monday.
  • Rome High's spring scrimmage tonight at Valhalla at Berry College.
  • Berry Vikings to host NCAA regional softball this weekend.
  • NCCAA outdoor track at Shorter this weekend
  • Upcoming community sports events. Saturday: The Salvation Army's third annual Run for the Homeless 5K. 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.:  Michael Skeen, director of Floyd County Public Works, on Saturday's household hazardous waste and electronics recycling.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Bethany Hancock, a graduating senior from Pepperell High, about her advice for underclassmen and what the future holds for her (Berry College).
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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