Saturday, June 4, 2016

Northwest Georgia facing moderate to severe drought conditions. Stormy weekend ahead? Latest indictments from Grand Jury. Autopsy results on body found at Heritage Park. Weekend guide. Sports updates.

Continuous local news updates from and

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Rain and possible thunderstorms expected this weekend. 60% chance with nearly inch of rain possible today. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • Northwest Georgia facing 'moderate-to-severe' drought conditions. Rome is 5.56 inches below normal rainfall so far. Drought
  • Rome Police: Autopsy shows no trauma to body of 25-year-old Marika Nelson, Toxicology report still pending. Autopsy
  • Latest indictments from Floyd County Grand Jury. Indictments
  • Buzz: Auditions for RLT's "Forever Plaid", Loomis Bros. Circus coming to Cartersville and summer feeding program update. Buzz
  • Health: Harbin Clinic Neurosurgeon discusses head injury prevention at seminar. Health
  • Weekend: Rome's Big Float, Euharlee barbecue contest, Second Samuel at the DeSoto, Shakespeare on Town Green. Guide
  • Remembering Ella Mae Darnell, Carrie Duncan, Ronnie William Moore and Raymond Oliver Waters, M.D. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • 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 sweep Lexington in Friday's doubleheader, 7-0 and 6-2.
  • Next: Tonight in Lexington; off Sunday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Update on Pepperell's new baseball coach Matt Montgomery.
  • Upcoming community sports events. Updates on soccer tryouts today.
  • 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 7:40 a.m. Donna Carver, Floyd County Schools, on the summer meals program for those 18 and under who are in need.
  • At 8:10 a.m., Jim Butterworth, director of GEMA.

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