Saturday, August 29, 2015

Thousands show support for Barry Sutton and family. Calhoun business updates. Three local men sentenced on terrorism charges. Weekend guide. Rainy weekend ahead. High School scoreboard.

For continuing coverage, please stay with and


Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Rainy weekend ahead with 50% chance of storms, high near 85.
  • Later this week, we could see more showers from Tropical Storm Erika that is expected to cross in Georgia from Florida on Wednesday.


  • Remembering Barry Sutton: Thousands turnout to welcome home former officer and his family. Services
  • Calhoun: Harbin Clinic ribbon cutting for new offices, Construction moving quickly on new ALDI store. Calhoun
  • Three men sentenced to 12 years in prison in Northwest Georgia terrorism plot to use weapons of mass destruction. Terrorism
  • Members appointed to state Ad Hoc committee of Ways and Means to examine overpayment of sales tax in Floyd County. Tax
  • Coosa Valley: Oak Hill special exhibit, JBM Office Solutions open house, Cartersville water update, Gordon fair and Rockmart art show. Coosa Valley
  • Weekend: Final Rome Braves home stand, loft tours, brewery tours, "Drinking Habits", Catfish tournament and more. Weekend
  • Rep. Katie Dempsey sworn in as member of Georgia Commission on Medical Cannabis. Dempsey
  • Business: Ribbon cutting at new Wells Fargo Bank, $2,000 presented to South Rome Redevelopment. Wells Fargo
  • Smile Report: Pepperell High Freshmen begin "Hand Print Pledge" project. Smile Report
  • Georgia Health News: Budget focus on Medicaid growth and Hep C drugs. Health
  • Obituaries: Remembering Allen Gifford, Doris Tolbert and Shirley Winston. 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

  • High School football scoreboard.
  • Berry College's Blue and White scrimmage game plays at Barron for final time before moving to Valhalla Stadium.
  • Rome Braves falls 6-4 to Legends.
  • Tonight: At home vs. Greenville, 6 p.m. (final homestand for season)
  • Atlanta Braves lose 15-4 to New York Yankees.
  • Tonight: At home vs. Yankees, 7:10 p.m. start.

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

  • At 7:40 a.m., State Rep. Trey Kelley (R-Cedartown) on the committee reviewing the sales tax overpayment in Floyd County.
  • At 8:10 a.m., Carol Willis on the Rome-Floyd poverty simulation on Sept. 3
  • At 8:40 a.m., Kevin Wall with the Knights of Columbus on the Labor Day BBQ.

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