Saturday, September 2, 2017

Romega Digital moving to meet business growth. Rome Cares! Donations pour in for flood relief. Rome Braves' General Manager Mike Dunn promoted. West Nile cases confirmed locally. Beautiful Labor Day Weekend ahead, plus events guide. College Football Saturday ahead and Friday night scores.

Today's first, fast, factual, fair and free headlines -- with updates all day from Hometown Headlines

Business: Romega Digital moving to new office on E. Fifth Ave. to meet 'tremendous growth' of web development business. Business

Rome Cares! Huge response for donations to Texas flood victims. Drop-off center open today, Monday. 'Triple need' for donations at Blood Assurance today, Tuesday. Relief

Rome Braves General Manager Mike Dunn named Vice President of Florida Operations for Atlanta Braves. Dunn

Cartersville man sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison in child pornography case. Conviction

Five arrested in Polk County on multiple drug, weapons and counterfeit money charges following lengthy investigation. Polk

Two West Nile cases reported in our area, a non-fatal case in Floyd County and a lethal case in Catoosa County. Take precautionary steps. Health

Buzz: Downtown Rome loft tours return Sept. 23. Silver Creek woman pockets $25,000 lottery prize. Honors for Darlington's Tara Inman. Hiring event for Hays State Prison set. Buzz

Weekend: Labor Day barbecue, farewell to baseball, the start of college football, the 'Spelling Bee', a Pow Wow and a free movie Saturday night. Events

Georgia Bar Foundation presents $10,000 grant check to the Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia. Grant 

Georgia Northwestern Technical College to host Industrial Career Day on Thursday, Sept. 21. Education

Rabies vaccination clinic for cats and dogs is Saturday, Sept. 16, from 1-4 p.m. at the Floyd County Health Department, 16 E. 12th St. Health

Keith Mickler, weekend bite victim asks -- and answers, 'Why are wasps so angry?' Column

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Beautiful Labor Day weekend ahead, sunny with highs in mid-80s. More rain late next week. Forecast

Obituaries: Katherine L. Ingram and Baby Carter Turner. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

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

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report: 


It's College Game Day! Berry at Maryville, 1 p.m. and Shorter hosts Mars Hill at 1 p.m. at Barron Stadium.

Friday's High School football scoreboard: Big wins for Rome, Pepperell, Coosa, Cartersville, Adairsville, Woodland, Cedartown and Sonoraville.

Rome Braves General Manager Mike Dunn named Vice President of Florida Operations for Atlanta Braves.

Rome Braves fall 4-2 to Columbia. Same two team tonight at 6 p.m. with post-game fireworks.

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

We're back live at 7 a.m. Tuesday with our guests:
7:40 a.m. Christina Bucher on the Floyd County Democratic Party's Georgia Giants dinner set for Sept. 22.
8:10 a.m. Detective Rich Wistocki of the Naperville, Ill., police department on "cyper bullying."
8:40 a.m. Joe Costolnick, new director of Harbor House, on the 2017 Roman Rumble
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State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Health headlines: Georgia Health News

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

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