Saturday, May 9, 2015

Remembering Floyd community leader Samuel Burrell, Sr. Rome teen indicted for murder. Bonez & Gristle coming to Dean Ave. Beautiful weekend ahead for Roman Roast, Downtown Art Walk and Berry Graduation. News across the Coosa Valley. Latest sports updates.

For continuing news, sports and weather updates, please stay with and

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Beautiful weekend ahead. Upper 80s through Monday with a slight chance of rain Sunday.


  • Remembering Samuel Burrell, Sr.: A community leader and educator who left a legacy for Rome-Floyd community. Burrell
  • Rome teenager indicted for murder in January death of 23-year-old Cornelius Driver, Murder
  • Coosa Valley: Applications available for GHC's Foundation Camp, Cartersville nurse honors, Gordon County hosting public hearing on agricultural operations. Coosa Valley
  • Updated: Bonez & Gristles coming to former Big Bear's BBQ location on Dean Avenue. Bonez
  • WRGA: Peace Officers remembered during annual memorial service in Rome. Memorial
  • Weekend: Roman Roast BBQ, Downtown Art Walk, Berry Graduation, Adult Prom and Baseball. Weekend
  • Georgia Health News: Grady outlines plan to transform care for the uninsured. Health
  • Gina Braden named certified Employee of the Year Award for Floyd County Schools. Braden
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College's Spring Commencement honors 200 local graduates. GNTC
  • Smile Report: Unity Christian School students receive Duke TIP Recognition. Smile Report
  • Obituaries: Remembering Samuel Burrell, Sr., Robert Fletcher, Jr., Barbara Martens and Joseph Seigler, Sr. 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

  • Rome Braves shut out Hagerstown, 13-0. Greensboro in town tonight at 6 at State Mutual Stadium.
  • Atlanta Braves fall 9-2 to Washington. Today: 4:05 p.m. start.
  • Luis Goya named Head Cross Country Coach at Rome High. Goya
  • Three Rome High athletes sign with local colleges.
  • Darlington Boys' Soccer team falls in Elite 8 game.
  • Rome Middle School football back this weekend.
  • The Northwest Georgia Auburn Club will have a dinner meeting on Monday, May 11, at Roma Mia Restaurant
  • 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 7:40 a.m.: Capt. Douglas McClure from the Salvation Army on Saturday's Second Annual Rome for the Homeless 5K and Mile.

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