Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Another high of 96; cooler temperatures ahead -- and possibly storms. Adairsville Police: suspect in gum machine break-ins caught. Eggs & Issues in Adairsville Thursday. Restaurant updates: Cajun times two. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersv

Continuing updates on today's top stories from

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Low to mid 90s today; thunderstorms Thursday and Friday.


  • Police: Suspect in gum machine break-ins in North Georgia, southern Tennessee caught.
  • Luis Padron, the 7-year-old who nearly drowned at Northside Swim Center, back in school. Miracle
  • Cajun updates: On the Bayou opens in Calhoun; Crawdaddy's to test soft openings next week. Restaurants
  • Floyd County Board of Education votes 3-1 to hire Cartersville attorney to investigate allegations against school system. Schools
  • Coosa Valley: 'The Masquerade' set for Sept. 19. Eggs & Issues. Cedartown gets a look over. News
  • Georgia Health News: Two thirds of state hospitals to see 'readmission fines.' GHN
  • Obituaries: Remembering Jackie Wallace, Ricky Ely, Marine Lt. Col. (rtd) James Francis Conlon.  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:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Georgia High School Football Daily.  A look at Rome's Jai Creamer as well as new coaches at Rome (John Reid) and Woodland (Tony Plott).
  • Rome High, Middle school teams compete in 'soap bowl' Friday evening. Also: players selling discount cards for local businesses to benefit the program.
  • Rome Braves hammered, 20-3, by SandGnats.
  • Tonight: Home vs Savannah, 7 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves dropped 8-3 as Miller loses again.
  • Tonight: At Turner Field vs. San Francisco, 7:10 p.m.

    Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM

    Please join our guests including:

    • At 7:40 a.m.:  Charlie Hopkins, offensive coordinator for the Shorter Hawks football team.
    • At 8:40 a.m.: Barbara Earle of the Free Clinic of Rome on Friday's Third Annual Tomato Sandwich Supper fundraiser from 5 until 7 p.m. in the Wilder Center at Rome First United Methodist Church.
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