Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Storm aftermath: Trees down, homes damaged, power outages across region. Central Plaza to get 'face-lift'. Lots of 'cows' at CFA. Updates from across the Coosa Valley. Latest Sports updates.

Continuing local updates each day from

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Should be calmer day ahead with 40% rain chance, otherwise, sunshine with high near 93 and heat index near 102.


  • Storm aftermath: Trees down, few homes damaged, power outages across Northwest Georgia. Storms
  • WRGA: Rome City Schools owe over $500,000 in tax repayment. Schools
  • Thousands pack Chick-fil-A for Cow Appreciation Day, plus photo gallery of 'cows' from Floyd, Bartow and Gordon. Cows
  • Property owners planning major 'face-lift' for Central Plaza, Plans go before Historic Preservation Board on Wednesday. Central Plaza
  • WRGA: Floyd Commission votes down energy excise tax, Meeting to discuss millage rate on Thursday. Commission
  • Georgia Court of Appeals upholds termination of Floyd County Schools employee. Floyd BOE
  • Coosa Valley: Small Business Development Center hosting finance forum, Rome River Jam tickets on sale July 24, Bartow Museum lecture on moonshine, 2015 Pearl Awards in Gordon County. Coosa Valley
  • Georgia Health News: Kids, seizure disorders lead cannabis signups. Health
  • GDOL helping recruit 50 workers for TIDRA plant in Calhoun with job fair on Monday at Cartersville Career Center. Jobs
  • AAA: Georgia traffic fatalities on pace for first annual increase in 9 years. Fatalities
  • Dr. Suresh Ramamurthy joins Harbin Clinic Cardiology in Cartersville. Harbin
  • Obituaries: Remembering Jessica Graham, Jeanette Hughes, Paul Postell, Dan Shadday, Nellie Staples and Ludie Turner. 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 rained out. Doubleheader on Thursday at 5 p.m.
  • Today: Braves vs. Charleston, 1 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves off for All-Star break through Thursday.
  • RFPRA Unified Football and Cheerleading registration is now underway through Aug. 13.
  • Former Pepperell football standout Dakota Ball sheds weight and moves position at Alabama.
  • RFPRA still registering for these summer camps and clinics next week: Lacrosse, volleyball and softball.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on 98.7 FM WRGA

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Shorter Athletics
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Rob Haas, general manager of Anheuser-Busch's Cartersville brewery
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Mark McKinnon, DNR on water issues this summer.

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