Saturday, August 1, 2015

Shorter property on market, Floyd Jail inmate dies of natural causes, Updates from across Coosa Valley, Weekend: Final day of Tax Free holiday, Back-to-school updates and more.

Continuing updates on the weekend's top stories from and

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Sunshine and clear skies all weekend and most of next week too. Today: high near 93.


  • Shorter University puts property on the market with nearly half-million price tag. Shorter
  • Floyd County Jail inmate dies of natural causes, No foul play involved. Sheriff
  • Coosa Valley: Blood Assurance donating to Chattanooga victims, Georgia Legal Services program Aug. 14, Bartow Business After Hours, Booth Birthday event, Calhoun Police update. Coosa Valley
  • Weekend: Final day of Sales Tax holiday, voting for Harbin's Dime Time charity and baseball. Weekend
  • Georgia Health News: Southern Regional makes bankruptcy filing. Health
  • Floyd County Schools list of orientation and open house events for Monday, Tuesday. Schools
  • Bartow Schools: Traffic reminders for first day of school on Monday, Aug. 3. Bartow
  • Audio interview taking you inside the investigation that ended with 22 drug suspects arrested, property seized. Polk
  • Cartersville Police make several arrests for entering autos in Grove Park and Carter Grove subdivisions. Crimewatch
  • Georgia Highlands to install new president during Inauguration Ceremony and Gala on Sept. 18. GHC
  • Obituaries: Remembering Roosevelt Sewell, Nenian "Lee" Steele and Gus Wilson. 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

  • Rome Braves come up short against Augusta, 5-3.
  • Tonight: Home vs Augusta, 6 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves lose 9-3 to Phillies.
  • Tonight: At Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.
  • Berry launches new Football Game Day website with tickets, tailgating and parking information. Berry
  • Rome High's "Soap Bowl" coming to Barron Stadium on Aug. 7.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM

Please join our guests Monday including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Layla Shipman, chair of the Floyd County Republican Party, on the 11th annual rally at the Tillman Hangar on Aug. 15.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Janice Hopkins on the 2015 edition of Faces of Hope returning to the Harbin Clinic Tony E. Warren Cancer Center

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