Wednesday, April 15, 2015

What's next as Floyd County Schools scandal explodes. More rain on the way. Lake Winnie hiring 100 seasonal workers. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

Continuing news, weather and sports updates all day at

Ware Mechanical forecast

70% chance of rain today – and more on the way through Monday.


  • As Floyd County Schools scandal explodes, a look at what come next: arrests are expected -- and perhaps a major shakeup. Floyd Schools
  • Lake Winnepesaukah hiring 100 for new season and state Labor Department to help April 21. Lake Winnie
  • Across the Coosa Valley: GHC's military fun day. Bartow museum's Lincoln lecture. Gordon parking deck almost done. New swings in Cedartown. Coosa Valley
  • Georgia Health News: State shelves attempt to coordinate care of Medicaid beneficiaries who are elderly, disabled. GHN
  • 17th edition of First Friday concerts in downtown Rome to include two block parties. First Friday
  • Smile Report: Georgia Highlands College celebrates 43rd Annual Honors Assembly. Smile
  • Saint Mary's Youth Ministry's yard sale April 25. Del Tackett to speak at 2015 Rome Leadership Prayer Breakfast. Updates
  • Yanmar America Agriculture donates use of tractor with loader to Berry College Student Enterprises. Business
  • Obituaries: Remembering Doris Jacqueline 'Jackie' Miller, Mary Will Carmichael, Ruth Rebecca 'Becky' Davis Dickey. Funerals
  • 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

  • Rome Braves. Next game 1 p.m. at State Mutual Stadium vs. Savannah.
  • Mills Fitzner's photos from the 2015 season. Gallery
  • Latest high school updates. Lots of baseball.
  • Local college sports updates.
  • Rome Tennis Academy announces junior Rome circuit rankings for April.
  • Wednesday proclaimed Georgia Highlands College Day as community celebrates final four basketball appearance
  • Atlanta Braves.  Today at home vs. Marlins, 12:15 p.m. start.

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

  • At 7:40 a.m. The latest on the Shorter Hawks athletics program.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Lindsey Howerton and Allison Watters on the foster care crisis in Northwest Georgia.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Either Shannen Ferry or David Warren on Georgia Northwestern Technical College's plant sale this Friday and Saturday at the Rome campus.

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