Saturday, June 27, 2015

Cooler, stormy Saturday ahead. Cedartown's Krige Schabort nominated for ESPY. Dining updates. Rome Police seek person of interest in Peach Club murder. Updates from across the Coosa Valley. Weekend: Zucchini Festival, RLT Gala, Baseball and more. Latest sp

Ware Mechanical forecast

Cooler weekend ahead, more rain today, clearing for Sunday. Today: 80% rain chance, high near 83.


  • GDOT: I-75 SB at Red Top Mountain shutdown until 10 a.m. following fatal accident, Detour: U.S. 41 South. Bartow
  • Operation Rolling Thunder's second week: More than 210 citations, DUI arrests , felony arrests and more. Report
  • Cedartown's Krige Schabort nominated for ESPY award for "Best Male Athletes with a Disability"; Vote online through July 15. ESPY
  • Dining updates: Bonez & Gristles to open June 30, Southern Soul Food closed on Redmond Circle. Dining
  • Coosa Valley:  Tomato Sandwich Supper, Planet observation at Tellus, Fire Hydrant testing, Cedartown Wheelchair race and Ham Radio training in Calhoun. Details
  • Rome Police: Member of 'Argo-Fargo' rap group wanted for questioning in The Peach Club murder investigation. Murder
  • Floyd County Grand Jury indicts Rome man for murder in April shooting death of Detavious Milner. Indictment
  • Weekend: Zucchini Festival, RLT Gala, Century Bike Ride, Brewery tours, baseball and Jehovah's Witness convention. Weekend
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics.  Dining
  • Obituaries: Services today for Marjorie Paxson, Remembering Lawrence Kay, Annie Lundy and David Norman. Funerals
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday: 13 homes from Rome to Armuchee (in our new format).

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 rally in 10 innings to win 3-2 over Augusta.
  • Augusta at Rome tonight at 6.
  • Atlanta Braves fall in extra innings 3-2 to Pittsburgh.
  • Atlanta at Phillies, 7:05 tonight.

Hometown Headlines on the radio, 7-9 a.m. WRGA 98.7 FM

  • Please join our guests Monday including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.
  • At 8:10 a.m.  Georgia Northwestern Technical College Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Ginger Mathis on the new Catoosa campus
  • At 8:40 a.m.:

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