Saturday, March 7, 2015

Escaped inmate captured. Grab some buds for brewery tour -- soon. Beautiful weekend weather

Continuing news and weather coverage at and

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Sunny, near 60 today; even nicer on Sunday -- and then the rain returns.


  • Grab some buds for a tour of the brewery in Cartersville. Tour
  • Revised Transportation Funding Act gets 'yes' votes from Dempsey, Lumsden, Coomer -- but not Kelley. HB 170
  • Escaped Floyd County Prison work detail inmate captured in Atlanta Friday. Arrest
  • Ribbon cutting, grand opening for Cevian Design Lab. Downtown
  • Rome City Schools plans first Teacher Recruitment Fair at RHS on March 21. Teaching jobs
  • 2015 Chieftains Herb & Plant sale set for April 11-12 at Coosa Valley Fairgrounds. Chieftains
  • Briefs: Daylight Saving Time returns at 2 a.m. Sunday. Tryouts for next year's 'Midsummer Night's Dream' coming up. Updates
  • Obituaries: Services Monday for Nancy 'Nana' Kinsey. Remembering 'Wink' Stephens, Gennie Smith, Doris Sutton, Gladys Tutin. Funerals
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch.


  • Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday: Four homes, from Rome to Kingston, from $76,200 to $239,900. Hardy

Regular features:

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

  • Lady Hawks downed 75-65 by Delta State in GSC basketball tournament.
  • Georgia Highlands' Chargers headed to championship contest today -- and more -- thanks to 78-62 win Friday night. Go for tournament championship today.
  • Registration begins for the 2015 season of Braves Miracle Field of Rome
  • Atlanta Braves fall 9-8 to Nationals.

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

  • Please join our guests Monday as Randy Quick hosts:  
  • At 7:40 a.m.: State Sen. Chuck Hufstetler on the latest with the General Assembly and his proposal to hike tobacco taxes.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Kristi Kent with the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau on the $129 million economic impact tourism had on our community last year.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Mark Jenkins of AAA South on rising gasoline prices and a look at spring travel trends.

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