Saturday, March 14, 2015

Berry Welcome Center completed. A look at new Chapel at Riverside. Cartersville DDA Awards. Floyd Police searching for impersonator. Today's Buzz and Health updates. Weekend guide of St. Patrick's Day events. Rain today, but Spring weather next week.Today'

Continuing news and weather coverage at and

Ware Mechanical forecast

 70% rain chance today, Sunshine and warmer temps ahead next week.


  • New Welcome Center at Berry completed, but not quite ready for visitors. Berry
  • Garden Lakes Realty converts former church into 'affordable' wedding venue. Chapel
  • Cartersville Downtown Development Authority & Main Street Program honor grant and award recipients. Cartersville
  • Floyd Medical Center: Hospital attorney Wade Monk to retire, Tommy Manning joining Legal team. Floyd
  • Floyd Police investigating police impersonator in Shannon area. Crimewatch
  • Model's Braden Gilleland is named Floyd County STAR Student. STAR
  • Buzz: Blood Assurance hosting St. Patrick's Day blood drive. Free tickets available for Berry's lecture featuring Presidential Historian. Rep. Graves to present youth art winners. Rome Symphony spring concert Mar. 22. Buzz
  • Georgia Health News: School nurses shortage: A quiet crisis in Georgia. Health
  • Weekend: Pets, Redheads and Runners downtown for St. Patrick's Day. Cowboys in Cartersville. Busy day at State Mutual Stadium. Final days of Churchill exhibit. Calendar
  • More than 50 employers hiring at big Northwest Georgia Career Expo on April 2. Jobs
  • Smile Report: Model Middle repeats as middle school Academic Quiz Bowl champion. Smile Report
  • Obituaries: Services Sunday for Geneva Mull, Notices for James Oakes and William Primm. Obituaries
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report  (click)

  • Shorter's Ayana Walker one race away from becoming NCAA National Champion.
  • Pepperell hosting meet & greet with new football coach. Pepperell
  • Hall of Famer Bobby Cox to throw out first pitch at Rome Braves home opener April 9. Cox
  • Norman Arey's basketball picks: Trimming begins for more than 300 teams as conference tournament week starts. Arey
  • Atlanta Braves split squad: Lose 12-2 to Tigers and lost 13-2 to Mets. Braves vs. Houston Astros today.
  • Registration begins for the 2015 season of Braves Miracle Field of Rome
  • Local college sports updates.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98,7 FM

  • Please join our guests Monday:  
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Pepperell High Principal Phil Ray and new Head Football Coach Rick Hurst.
  • At 8:10: Norman Arey on NCAA Basketball Tournament.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Rita Lawler and Dr. Bill Conner from Mercy Care Rome.

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