Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Code Orange smog alert today for Bartow County, metro Atlanta; high near 90. Ansel Adams exhibit coming to Booth Western Art Museum. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Highs near 90 -- and a smog alert for Bartow, metro Atlanta today
  • Code Orange smog alert today for Bartow; fifth this season.


  • VT buys Capitoline Products. Some local salutes as Georgia Trend celebrates 30 years. McBreakfast all day starting Oct. 6. 400 jobs en route to Dade County. Business
  • No cancellation this year as four candidates qualify for three seats on Rome City Commission. Politics
  • Marrow donor registry drive set for Sept. 11 at Harbin Clinic's Tony E. Warren Cancer Center. Marrow
  • Demolition under way on parts of Rome City Auditorium in advance of major rehab project. Auditorium
  • Rome Police: Use caution on area roads this Labor Day weekend. Safety
  • Victoria Sweet, author of 'God's Hotel,' to speak at Berry Sept. 29. Lecture
  • Coosa Valley: St. Mary's Fall Bazaar Sept. 12. Shorter launches 'Legends of Teaching' scholarship. Ansel Adams event coming to Booth. Gordon sets prostrate screenings. News
  • Coosa Valley Credit Union honored with first-place state Dora Maxwell Award for American Flag Project. Flag
  • Northwest Georgia Credit Union honored with a 2015 Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award. Youth
  • Obituaries:  Remembering Robert Reeps, Bonnie Delimont, Betty Lou Green, Early Jackson, Jimmy Newton, Jewell Fay Woods. 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

  • 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.
  • Berry College Vikings open the 2015 season on the road in Maryville, Tenn., at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Vikings / Schedule
  • Shorter University Hawks open the season at home Saturday vs. Faith at 1:30 p.m. at Barron Stadium. Hawks / Schedule
  • John McClellan's high school picks for this week.  Rough night for Rome. Close win for Cartersville.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily. A lot of eyes on Cartersville quarterback Trevor Lawrence.
  • Rome Braves fall 9-3 to Greenville.
  • Tonight: Final home game of the 2015 season. 7 p.m. vs. Greenville.
  • Atlanta Braves lose to Marlins, 7-1, at Turner Field.
  • Today: At home vs. Marlins, 12:10 p.m. start.

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

    • At 7:40 a.m.: From Shorter University,  Julius Dixon, assistant football head coach and defensive coordinator.
    • At 8:40 a.m.: Updates on the YMCA's popular BooFest celebration and what's new in 2015 from Cheryl Bishop and Stephanie McElhone.

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