Saturday, May 23, 2015

Beautiful, busy Memorial Day weekend ahead. Today: Big day for high school graduations, Rome High on Sunday. Old GE plant sees new life. Updates from across the Coosa Valley. Shorter advances to semifinals in NCAA World Series. Darlington begins state base

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Ware Mechanical forecast

Sunshine for the weekend, thunderstorms possible on Monday. Today: High of 83.


  • Old GE Plant in West Rome refurbished as new parts warehouse; Another 123-acres of GE property to be donated to City of Rome. GE
  • Memorial Day Weekend: Another big day for high school graduations, barbecues, baseball and more. Calendar
  • Coosa Valley: Berry's Senior Scholars program, New Toys exhibit at Tellus, Bartow Schools evaluating stoparms on buses, Gordon EMS honors. Coosa Valley
  • Rep. Tom Graves announces students appointed to U.S. military academy from 14th Congressional District. Graves
  • Obituaries: Remembering Sara Davis, Marsha Diane Fountain, Jeanne Holt and Larry Martin. Obits  
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • Our list of summer camps across Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Big plans for Vacation Bible School this summer. VBS
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Lady Hawks get big win over Indianapolis, 5-0. Play in Semifinals on Sunday at 1 p.m.  Click here for the webcast.
  • Rome Braves drop both games of doubleheader to Savannah. Tonight: Savannah at 6 at State Mutual Stadium.
  • Atlanta Braves shutout by Brewers, 11-0.
  • Atlanta Hawks fall again to Cleveland, 94-82. Game 3 on Sunday in Cleveland. 
  • Colleges: The latest from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

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

Please join our guests Monday as we revisit recent interviews with Giles Chapman on Memorial Day observances; Dr. Todd Kelley on summer safety; Scott McCreless of the YMCA on feeding hungry kids this summer; and Matt Pearce of the Small Business Development Center on the "ABCs" of business.

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