Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Dense fog alert until 10 this morning for Bartow, Polk counties. Latest aerial shows work beginning on LakePoint's massive indoor pavilion. First Friday returns to downtown Cartersville Friday night. 'Canes QB Trevor Lawrence remains in player of the year

Your news day starts here at 5 each weekday morning, courtesy of

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • More rain possible today with highs in the upper 70s


  • Angela Haynes, Shorter's dean of nursing school, is out; fourth major exit of 2015. Shorter
  • Latest aerial video of the foundation of LakePoint indoor pavilion due to open in May 2016. Indoor
  • East Rome Wendy's gone -- for now. Next up: Krispy Kreme. East Rome.
  • Update: Opening of new stretch of the West Bypass delayed until Thursday. West Bypass
  • $1 million matching grant offered for new Blackstone Theater on Berry campus. Berry
  • Region: Robert Weed Memorial Walk set. First Friday in downtown Cartersville. Ladies Night in Gordon. Region
  • Georgia Health News: New physician assistant school opening in northeast part of the state. GHN
  • Obituaries: Remembering Marshall Peek, Gregory Kell, Bobby Rogers. 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


  • John McClellan's high school picks:  Darlington by 7 over Model. Calhoun by 25 over Adairsville. Easy night for Cartersville.
  • Model at Darlington in the running for Fox 5's Game of the Week. Click here to vote
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • Berry College Vikings vs. Washington (Mo.), 6 p.m., Saturday at Valhalla. Vikings 
  • Track Berry's season, from the opening to Valhalla to the latest games. Click Valhalla Rising.
  • Shorter opens conference competition this weekend on the road.
  • Shorter University Hawks at Mississippi College, 8 p.m. Saturday. Hawks 
  • Coming Friday: Norman Arey's No-Nos, 15 locks-to-lose in college football this weekend.


  • The Falcons host Texas at 1 p.m. Sunday / The latest on the NFL
  • Atlanta Braves; host Washington at 7:10 p.m.

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Updates from Shorter University.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Harry Musselwhite joins us live from New Mexico to talk about an upcoming live reading at Berry Oct. 16 on his next film project, 'Heat Index,' is written and directed by J. Michael Moncrief, who you will remember from Robert Redford's great Georgia film, 'The Legend of Bagger Vance.'

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