Monday, March 9, 2015

New changes await Rome Braves fans this season both on and off-the-field, Wet week ahead with up to 3 inches of rain. Cartersville gas prices highest in region. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

Continuing news and weather coverage at

Ware Mechanical forecast

Warmer, wet week ahead with up to 3 inches of total rain to come. Today: 40-70% rain chance, high of 58.


  • Rome Braves gearing up for 2015 season: New game times, new logo and a few stadium changes. Braves
  • Cedartown's Rep. Trey Kelley: Transportation Bill will 'negatively impact gas prices'. Kelley
  • Gas prices leveling out, but don't expect it to last long. Calhoun has lowest price regionally at $2.12. Gas prices
  • Week ahead: Rome, Floyd Commissions meet, Veterans' Benefits Fair and Wine Tasting at Off-Broad. Calendar
  • Buzz: Gordon County Schools to make-up time missed, East African Asante Children's Choir coming to Rome church. Buzz
  • Obituaries: Services today for Betty Stephens. Notices posted for Barbara Bobo, Wilma Casey, Infant Piper Jones and Steve Jones. Obituaries
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining.
  • Bartow County Jail and Cartersville Police reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch.

Regular features:

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

  • Atlanta Braves walk filled, no-hitter ends in 2-2 tie with Astros.
  • 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 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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