Monday, May 25, 2015

Memorial Day 2015: Remembering those who sacrificed all for our country. Today's Remembrance events in Rome, Lindale. Latest updates on Downtown shooting, Rome High graduates record number of students. This Week across Coosa Valley. Sports updates.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

60% chance of thunderstorms today, Chance of rain expected all week. Today: high of 80, low of 67.


  • Today's Memorial Day festivities: Remembrance event at Ridge Ferry Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Program from 10-12 p.m.), Tribute in Lindale at 10 a.m., Blood Drive for Cartersville Police Chief. Memorial Day
  • Updated: Atlanta man listed as possible suspect in Downtown shooting death of 22-year-old Travious Floyd. Shooting
  • This week: Rome and Floyd County Commissions meet, Job Fair for Hon Corp., "Bleacher Bums" opens at DeSoto, Cartersville Farmers' Market returns. Week
  • Rome High: Record number of seniors graduate with 364 in Class of 2015. RHS
  • Floyd Police arrest 74-year-old Dalton man on child molestation charges. Crimewatch
  • Obituaries: Remembering Cindy Autry, Kathryn Bailey, Travious Floyd, William "Bill" Kingery and Darwin Terry. 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 out of NCAA College World Series after losing two game to North Georgia on Sunday.
  • Darlington vs. Wesleyan play Game 2 of AA State Baseball Championship today at 1 p.m.
  • Rome Braves top Savannah, 5-1 Today: At Charleston, 6:35 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves get a win over Brewers, 2-1.
  • Atlanta Hawks come up short in OT, losing 114-111 to Cleveland Cavaliers. Game 4 on Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. 
  • 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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