Sunday, May 31, 2015

Strong thunderstorms possible today, more rain ahead. This week: Floyd BOE meets, VBS and Covered Bridge 'Que. Local Red Cross volunteers heading to Texas. Today: "Bleacher Bums" and Finster Fest. Sports updates.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

60% chance of showers and thunderstorms today. Some could be strong to severe with gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy rainfall.


  • Atlantic Hurricane Season begins Monday (even though Storm Ana get an early start)
  • This week: Rome-Floyd Co. to launch new website, Floyd Board of Education meeting, baseball, VBS, Euharlee Covered Bridge 'Que and more. Week
  • Red Cross: Emergency Response team from NW Georgia heading to Texas to assist flood victims. Flood
  • Today: "Bleacher Bums" at DeSoto and Finster Fest in Summerville. Sunday
  • Update on Mentone murder: Son confesses to killing his mother, 45-year-old Sherry Blansit, after argument over grades. Mentone
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining.
  • Obituaries: Remembering Hope Bohannon, Barbara Ann Evans, Anne Penn and  John "J.W." Terhune, Jr. 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 split doubleheader with Hickory. Today: at Hickory, 5 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves blank San Francisco, 8-0. Today: At Giants, 4:05 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).
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Bob Townley and/or Jeffrey Putnam on local Red Cross relief efforts for Texas flooding.

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