Saturday, June 18, 2016

Indie film shooting in Rome today. Armuchee students need your vote in national duct tape competition. Soul Fest coming to RIdge Ferry in July. Job recruitment in Cartersville. Beautiful weekend ahead. Sports updates.

The local news you need throughout your busy day from and

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Storms move out, sunshine for the weekend and Father's Day. Today: High near 88. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • Indie film "Gangsters and Zombies" shooting in Rome today, Second weekend in row for local film crews. Film
  • Armuchee students make duct tape prom outfits, named finalists in national 'Stuck at Prom' scholarship competition; Community vote needed online now. Vote
  • Buzz: Soul Fest coming to Ridge Ferry Park on July 16, Updates to Floyd Elections website. Buzz
  • Business: GDOL hosting recruitment for LG Hausys in Cartersville on June 24, Rome-Floyd Development Authority meeting. Business
  • Remembering Edward James Dowd, Wanda Key Myrick and Gary Eugene Popham. 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 fall 4-2 to Greensboro.
  • Next: Home today-Sunday 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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