Friday, August 26, 2016

Home sales stay hot in July. Berry team attends 'Maker' event at White House. Pub Crawl returns in Cartersville. High school football previews. Weather: Low 90s, some rain.

Today's first headlines and continuing news updates all day at

Ware Mechanical's forecast:

  • 20-50% rain chance today. Highs in low 90s with slight rain for the weekend. Forecast

Today's first headlines:

  • Business: Home sales stayed hot in July with an average price of $160,230. Berry Creative Technology instructors attend White House's Makerspace Organizers Meeting. Real estate
  • Buzz: Cartersville Pub Crawl returns Sept. 16-17. Rome Commission retreat agenda. Updates from Alzheimer's Association and Adairsville Eggs & Issues breakfast. Buzz
  • Louisiana flood relief: A note of thanks for community's help. Also: Law enforcement's BLUE drive begins day two. Flood
  • Health: Redmond Regional earns multiple honors from American Heart/American Stroke Association. Redmond
  • Health: Harbin Clinic Cartersville hosting three flu shot clinics beginning this Saturday. Harbin
  • Georgia Health News: Rise in Medicaid rolls has continuing impact on state budget. Health
  • Weekend: LakePoint Station's grand opening. Final shows of 'Forever Plaid.' River Revelry. Critical Rome Braves showdown. Concert for Amy. Events
  • Remembering Raymond Preston Cargle, Harvey Lamar Kelley and Donald Starr, Jr. 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

  • Friday night preview: Where to find the games on the radio dial. John McClellan's score predictions. Kickoff forecast.
  • John McClellan's high school football: Close win for Rome this Friday; tough starts for Model, Pepperell. Adairsville over Cass; Cedartown to edge Rockmart. Week 2
  • Rome vs. Harrison game wins Game of the Week vote.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Rome Braves .
  • Playoff tickets for Rome Braves now on sale; $5 for any seat if purchased in advance. Playoffs
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Giants tonight-Sunday.
  • Berry, Shorter counting down to opening weekend of college football.
  • Meet Berry's cheerleading squad, including several local faces.

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

  • Please join our guests including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Jay Shell and the latest on Rome City Brewing Co., coming soon to Brewhouse with partner Dr. Trent Prault.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Nurse Practitioner Taylor DeBoer from the Floyd County Health Department on the use of long-acting reversible contraception.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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