Monday, July 18, 2016

Northwest Georgia has its own '96 Summer Games' memories. La Mexicana opens separate restaurant, bakery. Latest on the Baton Rouge murders. Weather: mid 90s and dry. Sports updates.

Where the news is much more than agendas and arrests:

Ware Mechanical's forecast:

  • Highs in the mid 90s but just a hint of rain through Wednesday. Weather

Today's first headlines:

  • 20 years later: A look back at events in Northwest Georgia surrounding the 1996 Olympics -- and ties to the Rio games this summer. '96 Summer Games
  • La Mexicana celebrates opening of separate bakery/restaurant in West Rome; store's fifth anniversary party is July 31. Business
  • This week: Job fairs in Cartersville, Cedartown. Key local meetings. Agenda
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Tuesday.  Dining
  • Remembering Mr. Roy Elben Anderson, George Albert Bourne Sr. Obituaries
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Also today:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Pepperell High brings back midnight madness party/scrimmage July 31/Aug. 1.
  • Rome Braves updates.
  • Next: At Columbia today. Off Tuesday. Lexington in town Wednesday-Friday
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Cincinnati Reds, today-Wednesday.
  • Links to high school football schedules this fall.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Softball, baseball and more.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM. Coming up Monday:

  • At 7:40 a.m.:  Rome attorney David Guldenschuh of Rome who's attending the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Hannah Payne, chair of Young America's Foundation at Unity Christian School, on being named high school chapter of the year.
  • At 8:40 a.m.:  Rome Police Lt. Chris DeHart on back-to-school safety and what you need to know.

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