Sunday, June 19, 2016

Happy Father's Day! Run for the Rescues raises $25,000. Week ahead in NW Georgia includes Paddle Georgia events. Weekend Buzz. Beautiful end to weekend. Sports updates.

The local news you need throughout your busy day from and

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Beautiful Father's Day ahead, sunshine and high near 87. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • Run for the Rescues raises $25,000 to support local animal welfare organizations. Rescues
  • This week: Government meetings, baseball and Paddle Georgia with street party in Calhoun, Journey's End celebration in Rome. Agenda
  • Weekend buzz: Local author Merrill Davies to host book signing for homeless shelter. Bartow Hospitality Association updates. Buzz
  • Remembering Edward James Dowd and Marion Ralph "Ray" McLamb, III. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Recommended reads:

  • Floyd Schools, first responders produce a chilling video that will change the way you drive, let alone your teenagers. Video
  • 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 beat Greensboro, 3-2.
  • Next: Home today vs. Greensboro followed by All-Star break.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Links to high school football schedules this fall.
  • 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. Monday  including:

  • At 7:20 a.m.: Joe Cook, who's on the river with Paddle Georgia, updates us on the trip winding its way to Rome this week.
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Rome City Commissioner Bill Collins on Soul Fest coming to Ridge Ferry Park in July to benefit the Kelsey-Aycock-Burrell Center.
  • At 8:10 a.m. Louise Branham on upcoming DIGS concert at Brewhouse.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Ellen Archer from the Cartersville/Bartow County Convention and Visitors Bureau on the new shuttle from LakePoint to downtown Cartersville.

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