Friday, August 28, 2015

Cartersville man charged with killing Floyd County inmate. Busy weekend of high school football continues. Slightly warmer -- and wetter -- through Sunday. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest report.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • The heat and humidity are back today; the rain returns Saturday and Sunday -- with slightly cooler afternoon highs.


  • Cartersville man charged with murder in Floyd County Jail inmate's death: WRGA. Suspect
  • Remembering Barry Sutton: Procession planned for late Friday. Viewing set for Monday, memorial service Tuesday. Sutton
  • Cedartown man charged with seven counts of not telling woman he was HIV-positive. Arrest
  • 2015 tax bills on the way; deadline to pay is a day later this year, Nov. 16. Taxes
  • Mike Hackett to lead Rome's water and sewer division. Promotion
  • Sept. 3 job fair for 25 people to help run new hotel adjacent to LakePoint Sports. Business
  • Rome-Floyd Poverty Simulation set for Sept. 3; participants to experience a month of being poor. Simulation
  • Nearly 600 Berry students to assist Rome/Floyd County in Saturday's First Year Service Day. Berry
  • Weekend: Brewery tours, loft tours, Drinking Habits, final Rome Braves home stand, National Night Out. Calendar
  • Coosa Valley: Wells Fargo grand opening. Floyd GOP Women meet Tuesday. Moonlight hike Saturday. Gordon fair starts Sept. 11. News
  • Obituaries:  Remembering Frances Loveless, Susan Simmons, Robert Scoggins. 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

  • Friday night football guide: Predictions, weather and radio/webcasts.
  • John McClellan's high school predictions for this weekend.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily:
  • Rome Braves get a 3-1 win over Legends.
  • Today: At Lexington, 7:05 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves were off Thursday.
  • Tonight: At home vs. Yankees, 7:35 p.m. start.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
Please join our guests including:

  • At 7:40 a.m. Darington's new athletic director, Eddie Guth, on the ribbon cutting for the football stadium upgrades and what's next for the Tigers.
  • At 8:10 a.m. Jim Butterworth, the director of Georgia Emergency Management, on September's Be Prepared inititative and what you need to know.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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