Saturday, March 21, 2015

Two historic plantation homes up for auction in April. El Tapatio due by early April. Georgia Highlands falls 105-103 in bizarre overtime finish. Latest business and jobs updates. Beautiful first day of spring -- but rain returns tonight.

Continuing news and weather coverage at

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Enjoy this first full day of spring because the rain is back tonight, Sunday, Monday. High in the low 70s.


  • April auctions feature historic plantation-style homes in Rome, Cedartown. Auctions
  • El Tapatio now hiring in East Rome; opening could be as soon as the first week of April. Restaurants
  • Update: Because of strong response, tours of Anheuser-Busch plant in Cartersville are now free -- but you must make reservations via eTix. Details
  • Coosa Valley Credit Union announces promotions for Elrod, Kirby. Business
  • Reminder: Rome City Schools plans first Teacher Recruitment Fair at RHS on Saturday
  • Keith Mickler: Growing vegetables in a containers and/or other vessel-like oddities (session Saturday at Lavender Mountain). Mickler
  • Two job fairs set for April in Rome, Calhoun. Labor Department has hiring events set for Dalton, Canton. Jobs
  • Hardy Realty's Sunday open house gallery: Two Rome homes from $70,000 to $300,000. Hardy
  • Coosa Valley Today: No Excuses race returns. Stay up to date with big weekend events. Cartersville Fashion Show coming up. Valley
  • Weekend: Passion Play tonight, Sunday; SPAMALOT to some other pretty big stories, too. Calendar
  • Obituaries:  Services Sunday for Doyal Mack Quick. Remembering Marcus Wall, Phyllis Braden. Funerals
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Realty's Sunday open house gallery: Two Rome homes from $70,000 to $300,000.

Regular features:

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

  • Georgia Highlands Chargers fall 105-103 in a bizarre finish. Championship run ends.
  • Norman Arey's March Madness picks: One common goal -- shoot for the guys with the bullseyes on their backs. Arey
  • NCAA Tournament: Georgia falls to Michigan State.
  • Latest updates on the Atlanta Braves' camp. Today: Braves at Cardinals.
  • Latest high school updates. Three-game series today at State Mutual Stadium. Friday updates.
  • Local college sports updates. More honors for Shorter basketball star.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM:

Please join our guests Monday including:

  • At 8:10 a.m.: Art Lord on Unity Christian School's Sixth Annual Southern Affair fund-raiser.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Berry Half Marathon race director Brenden Bergin and Jill Packer from sponsor Harbin Clinic


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