Friday, September 11, 2015

Bids due soon on Kroger Marketplace. Northwest Georgia resident helps with key find in human history. Red Top Mountain among prime life watching sites. Football updates. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

For continuing coverage, please stay with

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Kickoff forecast for tonight's high school games, Saturday's premiere of Valhalla at Berry: Mid 70s, 30% chance of rain.


  • Armuchee native Hannah Morris among those who helped find new 'relative' to the human race. 'Underground astronaut'
  • Bids due Sept. 23 for massive Kroger Marketplace coming to Cartersville. Marketplace
  • New tennis center to host 2016-17 USTA Southern Junior Team Tennis Section Championships. Tennis
  • Rome Schools 'will continue to take all steps necessary' to keep students safe amid 'threats.' Floyd: 'No credible evidence to a local threat.' Precaution
  • Northwest Georgia pauses today to commemorate Sept. 11, 2001. Remembrance
  • Two businesses on the move -- The Season Events and The Sweet Bar -- celebrate new openings. Business
  • Coosa Valley: Lessons from GNTC, Georgia Highlands insiders. 40 jobs available in Cartersville. News
  • Leaf watch 2015 in Georgia about to get under way. Nearby Red Top Mountain among the top spots to see fall colors. Fall
  • Smile Report: Darlington's Dawson Horah of Euharlee among 16,000 students nationwide named a semifinalist in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. Smile
  • Georgia Health News: Cancer hospital bid to ease rules takes new route. GHN
  • Obituaries:  Remembering Mrs. Nonnie B. Agan.
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Realty's Open House gallery for Sunday: 15 homes in the Greater Rome and Lindale area. Hardy

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report


  • Friday night football: Your link to all the games, broadcasts and live webcast (Darlington).
  • Later today: Northwest Georgia football scores.
  • John McClellan's high school picks for this week: One-point edge for Coosa over Rockmart. Winners: Rome, Darlington, Model, Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun. McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily. 


  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: Georgia, Tech win. Tennessee pulls out the season's stunner
  • Berry College Vikings prepare to host LaGrange at Valhalla Saturday. Vikings 
  • Shorter University Hawks hits the road Saturday vs. Carson-Newman. Hawks
  • Valhalla Rising, a special digital magazine from Hometown Headlines celebrating the opening of Valhalla, the new football stadium and track and field center on the Berry College campus. Click Valhalla.
  • Georgia at Vanderbilt Saturday, 3:30 p.m.
  • Georgia Tech hosts Tulane, 3:30 p.m. Saturday.


  • Two Rome Braves to be honored by the club's parent organization this month.
  • Rome Braves' Gaylor's awesome catch voted play of the week.
  • Atlanta Braves lose 7-2. Home vs. the Mets, 7:35 p.m.

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Dr. Chris Piller of Harbin Clinic's Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine department on working the sidelines of a Berry football game -- this time from the new Valhalla stadium.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Hannah Morris, an Armuchee High 2005 grad, was among the team that helped recover the artifacts used to discover a new 'cousin' to the human race.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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