Sunday, April 5, 2015

Happy Easter! Chilly start for today's sunrise services (photos). Latest on Bartow crash that claimed Lynyrd Skynyrd's first drummer. Shorter sorority helping others -- including one of their own by chance.

Continuing updates all day on and

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Frost advisory until 9 a.m. (morning low: 34 degrees)  followed by sunshine, high of 68. Rain to return with thunderstorms possible all week.


  • Shorter sorority making impact to feed hungry, care for hurting families -- by chance, including one of their own. Helping others
  • Week ahead: It's game time for Rome Braves, free hearing screenings, Floyd Board of Education meets, job fairs and more. Week
  • Today's local Easter services (including sunrise service photos from earlier today). Easter
  • WRGA: Calhoun Police investigating possible homicide. Calhoun
  • Bob Burns, drummer and founding member of rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, dies in Bartow County crash. Burns
  • Obituaries: No new obituaries today.
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia return Tuesday. Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • The NCAA Finale: Duke vs. Wisconsin. Game Monday at 9 p.m., CBS.  NCAA
  • Norman Arey's Final Four picks:  He missed one of finale picks. Arey
  • Latest updates on the Atlanta Braves' camp.  Braves top. Orioles, 3-5, ending spring training season. First game is Monday at the Marlins.
  • Latest high school updates.
  • Local college sports updates.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA (98.7 FM or 1470 AM). Our guests Monday include:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Audiologist Dr. Sabrina Lawley of Harbin Clinic on changes in today's hearing aids, including the first and only completely invisible hearing aid device.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Representatives from Georgia Highlands College on the "Go Back Move Ahead" effort to bring older students to the campus and incentives being used to help those older, returning students.

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