Friday, July 17, 2015

Chattanooga Shooting: Nation mourning loss of 4 Marines as investigation continues. How you can help by donating blood. Tellus opening new motorcycle exhibit on Saturday. News across Coosa Valley. Weekend guide. Hot weekend ahead with slight rain chance.

Continuing local updates each day from

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Hot, hot, hot for the next several days. Heat index up to 100 today. Slight rain chance over weekend.


  • Nation mourning loss of 4 Marines killed in Chattanooga shooting rampage while investigation continues into motive of 24-year-old Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez. Shooting
  • Blood Assurance needs blood donations in response Chattanooga shootings, Extended giving hours today from 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Blood
  • Floyd County Commissioners to hold public hearings on possible millage rate increase of less than 1-percent. Tax
  • Buzz: Kiwanis Club of Rome sells record $18,500 in peaches. Tellus Museum opens new 'Full Thottle' motorcycle exhibit on Saturday. Buzz
  • Coosa Valley: Tea Party meeting, Center for Independence Living open house, Bartow Business After Hours, Lock-In at Terminus, Summerville upgrading water system. Coosa Valley
  • Weekend: RLT's "Aladdin Jr.", Homespun in Rockmart, Great Valley Exposition, Berry Farmer's Market, Tumor Trooper Run and Sesame Street at Tellus. Calendar 
  • Georgia Health News: Big insurance deal raises questions, fears. Health
  • Harbin Clinic physician first in Georgia to performing minimally invasive Rotator Cuff procedure with new implant growth system. Harbin
  • Obituaries: Remembering DeVonne Bryant, Charles Gilmore, Warren T. Jones and Thomas Sitton. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics.  Dining
  • Area arrest 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 win both games in Thursday's doubleheader over Charleston, 4-1 and 3-0.
  • Today: At home vs. Lakewood, 7 p.m.
  • Today: Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs at Turner Field, 7:35 p.m.
  • SEC Media Days: Auburn picked to win SEC Championship this year.
  • RFPRA Unified Football and Cheerleading registration is now underway through Aug. 13.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on 98.7 FM WRGA

Please join guest host Randy Quick on Friday with his guests:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Berry College Enterprises on Saturday's Berry Farmers' Market
  • At 8:10 a.m.:
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable on top local headlines for the week.

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