Saturday, May 30, 2015

Local pastor retiring as lead Georgia Bishop, Latest news across Coosa Valley. Weekend: Finster Fest, RLT's Bleacher Bums, Cartersville Farmers' Market and more. Slight chance of rain, more next week. Sports updates.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

Slight chance of showers today, increasing Sunday into Monday. Today: 20% rain chance, high near 85.


  • Rome pastor Nealon Guthrie to retire as Georgia's lead bishop after 18 years of service. Guthrie
  • Buzz: Frank Hindmon donates 20th gallon of blood with Blood Assurance, Darlington's Perree Collier retires after 16 years, Chattahoochee Tech names new police chief. Buzz
  • Coosa Valley: New website launches Monday, Iron Order motorcycle ride June 6, Booth Artists' Guild Exhibition, Gordon Farmers' Market begins June 4, Cedartown library needs teen volunteers. Coosa Valley
  • Weekend: Baseball and blues at DeSoto, Finster Fest, Clean-up in Shannon, Farmer's Market, Anheuser Busch plant tours and Mountain music at Red Top. Calendar
  • Floyd County Grand Jury indicts Stevie Garner for murder in March shooting death of Patrick Wall. Murder
  • Keith Mickler: Squash plants wilting? Could it be the dreaded squash vine borer? Mickler
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining.
  • Obituaries: Remembering Jerrie Burruss, Doris Nelson, Jerry Russell and Mark Thomas Ward. Funerals
  • 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

  • Rome Braves to host pregame catch to celebrate Father's Day early on June 7th.
  • Rome Braves beat Hickory, 7-3; Today: double header at Hickory beginning at 4:30 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves fall 4-2 to San Francisco. Tonight: At Giants, 10:10 p.m.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM

Please join our guests Monday including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Matt Larry, Darlington's new baseball coach (former Shorter head coach).

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