Friday, August 12, 2016

Barnsley adding 50-room inn, meeting hall. Local Joe's barbecue, sides worth the drive. Best wine to pair with tennis? High school football returns.

Where the news is much more than agendas and arrests:

Ware Mechanical's forecast:

  • Sizzling weekend starts with a heat index of 98 today; 30% rain chance. Weather

Today's first headlines:

  • Business: Barnsley Resort adding 50-room 'Inn,' Georgian Hall for meetings, special events by late 2017. Barnsley
  • First bites: Even the sides are worth the drive to Local Joe's barbecue in Cave Spring. Dining
  • Buzz: Downtown Lofts Tour returns Sept. 24. Tennis centers seek beer, wine pouring permits. Polk Chamber's Tamaka Hudson joins Georgia Northwestern Technical College's board. Buzz
  • Weekend: 'Underground tours,' Night at the Museum, Darlington's Purple Tie Affair set for Saturday. Weekend
  • Remembering Stephanie Marie Dial, Mr. Ruben S. Hightower, Evelyn Inez Miller. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Also today:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • John McClellan's high school football report: McClellan
  • High school football is back with scrimmages tonight.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Rome Braves continue chase for first place.
  • Next: Hickory tonight-Sunday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Nationals tonight-Sunday.
  • Berry, Shorter counting down to opening weekend of college football.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM.

  • Please join our guests including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: It's city vs. county as Scotty Hancock (county commissioner) and Patrick Eidson (Rome's assistant city manager) join us eight days out from the Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: David Guldenschuh on the Floyd County Republican Party's 12th Annual Tillman Hangar Rally on Saturday.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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