Thursday, October 19, 2017

What you need to know about this weekend's air show. 'Major' economic announcement due after lunch. 300-job drop in September. Pristine fall weather continues. Norman's No Nos: More upsets Saturday? High school softball, volleyball updates.

Northwest Georgia's campaign headquarters for 2017 with news updates all day: Hometown Headlines

The air show: Just the facts about traffic, parking, closures, the schedule, tickets and the weather. Air show

News Watch: 'Major' economic announcement due at 1 p.m. Thursday from chamber, city and county. Live coverage this afternoon.  Business

Employment snapshot: 300 fewer jobs here in September vs. August. First-time jobless claims drop across the region; rise slightly in Polk. Jobs

Health: Keith Sandlin, Cartersville Medical Center's 'first and only CEO,' retiring in January after 34 years. Health

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny skies, mid 70s through the weekend with overnight lows rebounding to the mid 50s.  Weather

Obituaries: Mr. Walter Delay 'Buddy' Braden, Mary Frances Sprayberry Hunter, Jose Velez. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

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

POLITICS (click here to access the stories below)

Election headquarters: Advance voting at 300 people; continues today, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; candidate profiles and Q&As. Election calendar.
Hometown Radio: Q&A on the $80 million education tax extension with Dr. John Jackson, Floyd Schools, and Lou Byars, Rome City Schools.
Hometown Radio:  Q&A on the $63.8 million government tax extension with County Manager Jamie McCord, Sammy Rich. Plus: SPLOST debate between Danny Price and Randy Smith.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report:    

Norman's No-Nos: Watch for Michigan and Notre Dame to pull upsets. No-Nos
Armuchee Softball headed to Columbus. More softball and volleyball updates.
Wendy's High School Heisman honors Pepperell High's Kaylee Mansell.

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

7:40 a.m. Nancy Whaley, Director of Resource Development for the Georgia Chapter of the Alzheimers Association, on Saturday's Walk to End Alzheimer's at State Mutual Stadium beginning at 10 a.m.

8:40 a.m. Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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