Friday, March 13, 2015

Soggy day ahead. Bartow School Superintendent 'cleared' by Professional Standards Commission. Schools reaccredited by SACS, Casting call for TV pilot filming in Rome, Latest politics news. Weekend guide to St. Patrick's Day events. Bobby Cox to throw out f

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Rainy day ahead with up to 1-inch of rain possible. High of 52, low of 50. More rain expected Saturday, clearing by Sunday.


  • Action Ministries Rome growing with search underway for new Executive Director. Action
  • Casting Call for college students to appear in TV pilot filming in Rome March 23-27. Casting
  • Politics: It's Crossover Day at General Assembly, Greater Rome Board of Realtors visit state capitol, Upcoming Tea Party meeting. Politics
  • Bartow Schools Superintendent 'cleared' by Professional Standards Commission after Attorney General finds no probable cause. Harper
  • Weekend: Lots of green downtown with Leprechaun-a-thon, Ginger Pride and St. PET-rick's Parade. Rummage sale and National Anthem tryouts at State Mutual Stadium. Final days of Winston Churchill exhibit. Calendar
  • Bartow County Schools earns SACS accreditation renewal. Bartow
  • Smile Report: Alto Park Elementary wins Academic Quiz Bowl. Smile Report
  • Georgia Highland's Six Mile Post wins best print and online newspaper at state competition. GHC
  • Cedartown Police: Undercover 'reverse' operation leads to arrest of Polk man suspected of narcotics distribution. Crimewatch
  • Obituaries: Services Saturday for Dr. Mary Corbin. Notices for Jo Amerson, Donnell Bailey, and Frances Johnson. 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)

  • 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 fall to Yankees, 3-2. Braves vs.Detroit Tigers today
  • Registration begins for the 2015 season of Braves Miracle Field of Rome
  • Big Saturday ahead at State Mutual Stadium: National Anthem tryouts and Single game tickets on sale.
  • Local college sports updates.

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

  • Please join our guests Friday as Randy Quick hosts:  
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Tom Shinall with Booth Western Art Museum
  • At 8:10 a.m.: News Roundtable with Kim Jarrett and Nelle Reagan.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: U.S. Senator David Perdue

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