Friday, August 14, 2015

One dead, three hurt in Bartow collision. High school football scrimmages. Final Food Truck Friday of the season. Regional education updates. Later today: Bartow County Jail, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

For continuing updates all day, please stay with

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Upper 80s, low 90s; slight chance of rain this weekend.


  • One dead, three hurt in grinding Bartow collision.
  • Live coverage plans for this morning's Floyd County School Board meeting. Plus continuing updates all morning. Updates
  • Special coverage on Hometown Headlines Radio Edition: The final hour of today's program, 8-9 a.m., will focus exclusively on the school board and whatever action is taken this morning. Listen at 98.7 FM, 1470 AM or on your computer or smart phone at
  • Harbin Clinic doctors working with area sports teams as busy fall seasons begin. Health
  • Georgia Health News: State health officials outline concerns with Grady plan for uninsured Georgians. GHN
  • Weekend: Final Food Truck Friday. Rome Braves back. Health Initiative for Men. Tillman Run. GOP rally. Darlington's Purple Tie Affair. Calendar
  • Coosa Valley: Beer festival returns. Donut Dash set. New hydrants in Gordon County. Grants in Cedartown. News
  • Obituaries: Services set for Mrs. Gloria Williams, Mrs. Pansy Brown. 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

  • Scrimmage begin as do some changes for Rome High football.
  • Local high school updates; John McClellan's season-preview column.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.  Look for Cartersville to finish atop 7-AAAA.  The Purple Hurricanes have four preseaon all-state picks:  quarterback Trevor Lawrence, wide receiver Terrius Callahan, tight end Miller Forristall and linebacker Tyler Reed, the reigning Region 7-AAAA defensive player of the year.
  • Rome Braves fall 9-4 as Savannah completes three-game sweep.
  • Tonight: Home vs. Lexington, 7 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves were off Thursday.
  • Tonight: At Turner Field vs. Diamondbacks, 7:35 p.m.


    Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM:

    • At 7:40 a.m.: Rome City Commissioner Evie McNiece on the latest with the tax standoff between local governments and the state Department of Revenue.
    • At 8:10 through 9 a.m.: Live updates on this morning's called meeting of the Floyd County Board of Education. WRGA News Director Kim Jarrett will have live updates from the meeting and, from the studio, we'll have reaction and commentary following those updates.
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