Saturday, May 2, 2015

Floyd County Schools update purchasing policy. Big crowds for First Friday events in Rome and Cartersville. Floyd Grand Jury presentments. Beautiful weekend ahead for busy lineup: May Market, March of Dimes, Tri for Kids and Midway celebration. Latest upda

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Beautiful weekend ahead. Sunshine high near 76 today and low of 50.


  • Floyd County Schools revise purchasing procedure policy in wake of financial scandal. Purchases now categorized in levels for approval. BOE
  • Floyd County Grand Jury takes a look at several county government departments: Express concern over safety of citizens, low salaries and number of open positions. Grand Jury
  • A 'perfect night' for First Friday concerts in Rome and 'Downtown Luau' in Cartersville. Friday
  • Buzz: Rome's Hawthorn Suites nominated for Hotel of the Year in Wyndham Global group. GDOL to help recruit workers for local manufacturers on May 12. Buzz
  • Across Coosa Valley: Monday update on Tennis Center, Floyd schools to sell donated fire truck, SCI FRI night at Tellus and Gordon opens new parking deck. Coosa Valley
  • Chattahoochee Technical College graduates nearly 400 students during Spring Commencement featuring Steven Hartman with GE. CTC
  • Weekend: March of Dimes, 5K Creek Run, May Market, Midway Celebration, Tri for Kids and Cast-off Against Cancer. Calendar 
  • Smile Report: Armuchee wins annual Middle School Math Competition; Kayla Hutcherson wins 8th grade individual award. Smile Report
  • Obituaries: Remembering Mahalia Moore and Rev. Danny Watters. 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:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Shorter, Rome host NCCAA track and field national championships this weekend. Shorter needs to make up ground today.
  • Rome Braves get a win on the road, 3-1, over Kannapolis.
  • Mills Fitzner's photos from the 2015 season.
  • Latest high school updates.
  • Local college sports updates.
  • Atlanta Braves top the Reds, 4-3.

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

  • Dr. Renee Carleton, associate professor of Biology at Berry College, on the latest with the Berry eagles.

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