Friday, May 1, 2015

Big weekend with May Market at Rose Lawn, First Friday luau. Latest regional updates. Perfect weekend weather. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Gorgeous weekend ahead, including clear skies and warmer temperatures


  • Salary range for new parks & rec director: $60,000 to $94,000 plus benefits, incentives. Director
  • Two men held on gambling charges following arrest at Rome convenience store. Gambling
  • AAA: We're paying more for gas today than any time so far in 2015
  • Floyd County School System looking at additional changes as spending scandal aftermath continues. WRGA
  • Rome Police, Center for Independent Living educating motorists on handicapped parking; stricter enforcement, possible $500 fines start Monday. RPD
  • Weekend: Ideal weather for block party, luau, May Market, Tri for the Kids, other events. Calendar
  • Coosa Valley: Lots of school updates from testing to summer activities. Polk County Relay for Life is Saturday. Coosa Valley
  • Unity Christian's Southern Affair fund-raiser earns $135,000 in donations. UCS
  • Georgia Health News: As state's smog season begins, some better news about air quality -- but still major issues as well. GHN
  • Remembering Jesse Cantrell, John Grogan, Vivian Noles, Kenneth Smith. Obituaries
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics.   Dining.
  • Bartow County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Shorter, Rome host NCCAA track and field national championships this weekend.
  • Rome Braves win 5-2 vs. Lexington.
  • Mills Fitzner's photos from the 2015 season.
  • Latest high school updates. Baseball playoffs begin. Soccer updates.
  • Local college sports updates.
  • Atlanta Braves host the Reds.

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Jay Shell, chair of the Downtown Development Authority's promotions committee and owner of Brewhouse Music& Grill on tonight's block party opening the First Friday concert season.

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