Saturday, August 13, 2016

New Cartersville ALDI coming to old Long John Silver's site. Another food truck parks wheels for full restaurant. Five arrested in Polk County drug sting. Today's buzz. Weekend: GOP rally, Underground tours, Purple Tie and Night at Museum. Sports updates.

Where the news is much more than agendas and arrests: and

Ware Mechanical's forecast:

  • 30% rain chance all weekend, highs in low 90's. Forecast

Today's first headlines:

  • Business: Plans submitted for new ALDI in Cartersville at old Long John Silver's site. ALDI
  • Dining: Another food truck parks its wheels as Alisha's Kitchen BBQ opens full-scale restaurant in Cartersville. Dining
  • Five arrested in Polk County after illegal drug distribution investigation. Polk
  • Warning: Utility phone scam circulating around Greater Rome area. Scam
  • Buzz: RLT auditions for "Into the Woods", Bartow Sheriff taking application for Citizens' Academy, Chattahoochee Tech paramedic program certified. Buzz
  • Education: Floyd County School's activity messenger for upcoming week. Darlington students return Monday. Education
  • Weekend: GOP Hangar Rally, 'Underground tours', Night at the Museum and Darlington's Purple Tie Affair set for today. Calendar
  • Remembering Janny Ruth Stanley Baker. 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 scores from Friday scrimmage games.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily returns Monday.
  • Rome Braves win 4 in row with 3-2 victory in 10 innings over Hickory.
  • 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 Monday including:
  • At 7:40 a.m. Ashley Ellington, Executive Director of the The Community Foundation for Greater Rome, on what the group is all about and what it means to our area.

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