Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Kauffman Tire opens in three weeks. Courtyard on the rise. Redmond, Cartersville add nurse residency program. Busy sports update.

Where the news is much more than agendas and arrests: www.hometownheadlines.com

Ware Mechanical's forecast:

  • Low to mid 90s with 30 to 40% rain chance through Thursday. Weather

Today's first headlines:

  • Business: Kauffman Tire opens the week of Aug. 22. Work on Courtyard touches Rome's skyline. Young Professionals meet tonight at Heritage First. Business
  • Business: Greater Community Bank earns five-star rating from BauerFinancial. Business
  • Health: Redmond, Cartersville Medical part of new nurse residency program. Pediatrician joins One Door Polk network. Health
  • Education: Floyd County, Unity students return today. Unity dedicates Middle School Annex. Education
  • Buzz: Busy day for Floyd County Board of Education. Rabies clinic Sept. 17. Make that Lt. Col. Christian Coomer. Buzz
  • Smile Report: Big honors for Lauren Wood of Floyd County 4-H. Smile
  • Outdoors: River Revelry returns to downtown Rome on Aug. 27. Plus: Local calendar. Outdoors
  • No additional obituaries to share from Monday.
  • 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

  • High school football: Updates on scrimmages and season openers.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Rome Braves open home stand.
  • Atlanta Braves' Gant, Simmons rehabbing with the Rome Braves; Gant to start on the mound tonight.
  • Next:  At home vs. Lexington, today-Wednesday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: Off Monday; at home vs. Pirates Tuesday-Thursday.
  • Berry, Shorter counting down to opening weekend of college football.

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.:  Armuchee High to name stadium in honor of Namin Weisman on Aug. 19. Joining us to discuss the honor will be Rick Gilbert, Larry Maxey and David Cox
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Janet Eberhart, Immunizations Coordinator for Public Health, about August being is National Immunization Awareness Month.
  • At 8:40 a.m.:  WRGA's Austen Trevers with updates on how the first morning back went for Floyd County students -- and schools.


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