Monday, September 26, 2016

School board candidates both oppose state takeover push. Clinton-Trump debate tonight at 9. Free food alert. Mid 70s here by Thursday.

Continuing updates all day at 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Cold front will push mercury to mid 70s by Thursday. Weather

Latest local headlines:

  • Campaign 2016: Floyd Board of Education Post 5 candidates both oppose state 'school takeover' proposal, support changes made to school system since maintenance scandal. Politics
  • Politics: What you need to now about tonight's presidential debate, including local analysis. Also: Campaign 2016 updates. Politics
  • Monday Buzz: Two freebies at Chick-fil-A this Tuesday, Oct. 6. Foundry Growler Station hopes to open by Fiddlin' Fest. Life Chain returns to downtown Rome Sunday. Trinity United Methodist pumpkins arrive Sunday. Buzz
  • This week: Rome City Commission's decision on 'Duck Pond.' All week: 'Peter and the Star Catcher.' Duck Dash returns. Week
  • Remembering Mr. Kevin O'Bryan Craton, Mr. Allen Murphy. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Tuesday.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Also today:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Berry Vikings: At Washington (Mo.), 7 p.m. Saturday.
  • Shorter Hawks: Home Thursday at 7 p.m. vs. West Alabama.
  • John McClellan's high school picks:  Week 6 picks coming this week.
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No Nos: Next picks due Friday morning.
  • Georgia TechNext up: Miami at home, noon Saturday.
  • UGA: Ole Miss pounds Dogs. Next: Home Saturday vs. Tennessee, 3:30 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves: No game Sunday following the death of the Marlins' pitcher. Off Monday. At home vs. Phillies Tuesday-Thursday.
  • Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans, tonight at 8:30 p.m. on ESPN.

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

  • Please join our guests Monday including:
  • 7:40 a.m.: Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp on the impact of Facebook's voter registration push on members' news feed. Also: updates on registration with the Nov. 8 election just over six weeks away.
  • 8:10 a.m.: Brian Robinson of Robinson Republic sets up tonight's presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

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