Saturday, May 6, 2017

Dalton man indicted in Rome murder. Education: Unity's Carson Earnest named Georgia Scholar. Schools set transfer deadline. Big Saturday in Downtown Rome starting at 11 a.m., plus Berry graduation. Today's buzz. Warmer temps this weekend. State H.S. soccer tournament updates and more.

This morning's headlines -- always first, fast, factual and free online -- with updates continuing all day from Hometown Headlines

Latest indictments: 27-year-old Dalton man indicted for murder in April 2015 death of man found on side of road in Armuchee. Indictments

Education: Unity senior Carson Earnest's designation as a Georgia Scholar caps impressive resume. Plus: County schools sets transfer deadline among its schools. Mario West to address Pepperell graduates. Education

Today: The first Downtown Rome Saturday from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Plus: Berry's undergraduate commencement ceremony. Duck Derby at Emerson; Kentucky Derby party benefits AIDS Resource Council.  Today

Buzz: SPLOST committee meets Thursday. Big weekend for area scouts. Latest Master Gardeners honored. Veteran Bartow Public Health pro retires. Buzz

Keith Mickler:  Lawn not looking good? Try aerification. Mickler

Remembering Kermit Boone Felker, Thelma Wallace McEver, William Allen "Pops" Routt and Shawn David Williams. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch


Hardy Realty open house gallery for Sunday: Eight homes in Rome, ranging in price from $134,900 to $498,000. Click Hardy

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

Jeff Rickman returning as Pepperell High's Girls Basketball Coach.
Unity Christian School Girls' Soccer team repeats as GICCA Division II State Champions.
Updates from State High School Soccer and Baseball playoffs: Model, Adairsville and Calhoun girls all out of soccer tourney.
Rome Braves fall 2-1 to Grasshoppers. Game 2 of four game series tonight.
Latest community sports, summer camp information.

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

Please join our guests Monday including:

8:10 a.m. Darlington seniors William Groover and Bernadette Ebri on their time in high school, graduation and what's next. The first of our series of interviews with the graduation classes of 2017.

8:40 a.m. Capt. Jason Smith of the Salvation Army on the Run for the Homeless on May 20.

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