Saturday, August 15, 2015

Search begins for new Floyd Schools' Superintendent, Cartersville Missionary killed in Bartow crash, Business and Politics updates, Busy weekend ahead with Tillman Run, GOP Rally, Health Fair and more. Latest sports updates.

For continuing coverage, please stay with and

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Slightly cooler weekend ahead with 20% rain chance, high of 89 expected both days.


  • Floyd Schools reaches 'mutual agreement of separation' with Superintendent Dr. Jeff McDaniel effective Sept. 30, 2015. McDaniel
  • Cartersville missionary Kyra Karr identified as mother killed in Bartow County crash on Thursday; Truck driver charged with DUI. Karr
  • Business: Work underway on new Aspen Dental, Ribbon cutting set for Seifert Law. Business
  • Hundreds of college students return to campus as classes begin Monday at Shorter, Aug. 24 at Berry. Colleges
  • Politics: Tom Graves to be presented with Conservative Excellence award in Rome, Cedartown's Jason Ward appointed to state board. Politics
  • Weekend: Rome Braves back. Health Initiative for Men. Tillman Run. GOP rally. Darlington's Purple Tie Affair. Weekend
  • Coosa Valley: Library book sale, Shorter faculty concert, Rome Tea Party meeting, Bartow Citizens' Law Enforcement Academy and Cedartown's Fourth Friday concert. Coosa Valley
  • GDOT: Upgraded traffic signal at GA-20 and Cline Smith Rd. goes 'live' on Wednesday. DOT
  • Harbin Clinic Zombiethon 5K returns on Oct. 24 along with Apocalyptic Block Party and RLT's "Addams Family" musical. Details
  • Obituaries: Remembering Harvel "Dick" Barnes, Linda Bevis and George Piper. 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

  • Local high school scrimmage scores; John McClellan's season-preview column.
  • Highly-touted Cuban infielder Hector Olivera to join Rome Braves on Sunday.
  • Rome Braves win 2-1 over Lexington.
  • Tonight: Doubleheader at home vs. Lexington, 5 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves top Diamondbacks, 3-2.
  • Tonight: At Turner Field vs. Diamondbacks, 7:10 p.m.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM:
Join us Monday with guests:

From 7:40 until 8:30 a.m., school board members Chip Hood and Jay Shell join us to talk about what's next for the Floyd school system.

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