Saturday, September 19, 2015

Gas drops below $2 a gallon, Floyd Paper Doll Parade going virtual, GHC installs new president, Weekend: Rose Lawn, Roman Rumble, Berry Farmers Market and more. Regional updates. High School scoreboard.


Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Sunshine and warmer temps for the weekend. Rain chance later this week.


  • Buzz: Gas prices drop below $2 a gallon in Rome/Floyd County. Rome's Goodwill Career Center to hold weekly hiring events. Buzz
  • Floyd's annual Paper Doll Parade going virtual on Oct. 16. Paper Dolls
  • Photo gallery: Georgia Highlands installs Dr. Donald Green as new President, Inaugural Ball. GHC
  • Coosa Valley: Graves hosting Youth Leadership Summit, Grand Theatre  yard sale, Museum Day Live! events, Calhoun candidate forum. Region
  • Weekend: Rose Lawn Festival, Berry Farmer's Market, Roman Rumble, Recycling, Moon Night, Jesus in the Park and Magic at DeSoto. Calendar
  • Floyd Schools to name Interim Superintendent on Tuesday. Floyd BOE
  • Smile Report: GNTC Announces President's and Dean's Lists for Summer Semester. Smile Report
  • Georgia Health News: Football star thrilled after Emory heroes arrive. Health
  • Politics: Graves and Loudermilk vote to defund Planned Parenthood. Politics
  • Blood Assurance in critical need of O-negative blood. Donations
  • Obituaries: Remembering James Sibley, former chair of Berry College's Board of Trustees. 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: Big wins for Pepperell, Darlington, Cass and Sonoraville. Rome falls to Creekview.
  • John McClellan's high school picks: How did John do?
  • Georgia High School Football Daily returns Monday.


  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: A great weekend to be a Bulldog and a Yellow Jacket. No-Nos
  • Berry College Vikings host Rhodes, 1 this afternoon. Vikings / Game preview page
  • Shorter University Hawks hit the road vs. Kennesaw State, 1 this afternoon. Hawks / Game preview
  • Georgia hosts South Carolina at 6 tonight.
  • Georgia Tech at Notre Dame, 3:30 this afternoon on NBC.


  • The Falcons prepare for the New York Football Giants at 1 p.m. Sunday.  / The latest on the NFL
  • Atlanta Braves get a 2-1 win over the Phillies; host Phillies tonight, 7:10 p.m.

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

  • At 8:10 a.m.: Brian McClellan, director of IT for Gordon County, on all the Apple changes, including IO 9.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Jim Talley and Kirk Milam on the upcoming Coosa Valley Fair.

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