Friday, April 10, 2015

Storms moving into Northwest Georgia.Downtown Cartersville honored by tourist group. One retires, four resign as probe starts into Floyd County Schools. Public Health restaurant scores. Later today: Bartow County Jail, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

The latest updates all day on

Ware Mechanical forecast

At 5:45 a.m., storms moving into Northwest Georgia.


  • Investigation just beginning into tangled 'questionable purchasing practices' by Floyd County Schools employees. Administrator retires; four others resign. Floyd County Police investigating. Schools
  • Suspect arrested in shooting Tuesday that left one man dead and three others wounded. Investigation
  • Today's Buzz: Greater Community Bank extends hours. Senior Inforum returns April 29. A 'Slice' of NW Georgia -- in Oklahoma magazine. Buzz
  • Georgia Health News: Teenage suicide getting new priority in Georgia; Dempsey authors bill now before governor. GHN
  • Downtown Cartersville honored by travel group for success of annual downtown Bluegrass and Folk Festival. DDA
  • Rome Police Department honor for DUI enforcement in 2014 by state, MADD. RPD
  • Reminder: 2015 Chieftains Herb & Plant sale set for Saturday, Sunday at Coosa Valley Fairgrounds. Weekend
  • Across the Coosa Valley: Ducks Unlimited earns national honors. Lyerly store sells $1 million winning ticket. Coosa Valley
  • Obituaries:  Remembering Robert E. Peveler; services set for Sunday. Funerals
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia.  Dining.
  • Bartow County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Realty's open house showcase for Sunday: Thirteen homes in Rome and Adairsville. Hardy

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Rome Braves fall 4-3 to Asheville. Rematch tonight at 7 at State Mutual Stadium.
  • Mills Fitzner's photos from the 2015 season. Gallery
  • Model High to host Falcons Moms Football Safety Clinic on April 16; free (moms only) but you must register.
  • Latest high school updates.
  • Model High to host Falcons Moms Football Safety Clinic on April 16; free (moms only) but you must register. Clinic
  • Northwest Georgia Tip-Off Club honors Darlington basketball players, coach. Tigers
  • Local college sports updates.
  • Citing 'a combination of illness and injuries - not to mention the absence of those who are playing a spring sport,' the Shorter Hawks football team will not hold the traditional scrimmage Barron Stadium on Saturday and instead will  have 'an abbreviated session starting at 8 a.m. at Ben Brady Field.'
  • Atlanta Braves home opener tonight vs. the Mets.

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Beth Smith from Darlington on the 2015 edition of Tri for the Kids Youth Triathlon
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Heather Shores from Chieftains Museum on the 2015 Herb and Plant Sale this weekend at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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