Monday, May 18, 2015

Cartersville hosts Buford in Final Four baseball showdown today at 4:30 p.m. Graduation week begins. Soggy start to the week. Later today: Bartow County Jail, Cartersville Police arrest reports

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • 60% chance of showers, maybe storms; high of 85.


  • Increasing interest for land surrounding the Rome Tennis Center of Georgia as groundbreaking is set for June 23. Tennis center
  • Battle of the Butts: Lots of meat this weekend as groups try to raise a few bucks with smoked butts. Smokin'
  • Buzzing: Gravy Boat goes cinnamon. Chick-fil-A brings back peach shakes.  Dedication ceremony at LakePoint's latest baseball fields. Buzz
  • The week: High school graduations, former Berry/RHS star Stephen Gaylor makes home debut with Rome Brave, regional HR Summit at GHC. Week
  • Gas prices up another six cents but still a buck less than this time last year. Pumped?
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics resumes Tuesday.  Dining.
  • Area arrest updates brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Darlington hosts Rabun County beginning at 2 this afternoon in the best-of-three Final Four baseball showdown. Game two to follow the first game.
  • Cartersville hosts Buford beginning at 4:30 this afternoon as the AAAA Final Four begins.
  • Rome Braves edged 9-8 after Asheville rally. Tonight: Opening seven-game home stand vs. Charleston.
  • Atlanta Braves win 6-0, sweep Marlins in Miami. Off today. Home Tuesday vs. Tampa Bay.
  • 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). Our guests Monday include:

    • At 8:10 a.m. Bruce Day from Habitat for Humanity on the annual smoked butt fund-raiser.
    • At 8:40 a.m. Darlington baseball coach Kent Harrison on today's Final Four showdown with Rabun County.

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