Friday, September 18, 2015

Georgia Highlands' gala tonight. Latin health fair Sunday. Restaurant updates from Cartersville, region. High school football updates. Norman's No-Nos. Warmer weekend ahead. Plus: Latest law enforcement reports.

Lose 'wait' when it comes to your key local news. Continuing updates from

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Warm forecast for tonight's, Saturday's high school and college games.


  • Old warehouse becomes new recording studio off Rockmart Highway. Business
  • Dining & Drink: Lawrence Plantation adds Sunday brunch. Calhoun Church's Chicken gone. Zaxby's under way in Rockmart. Marking Be(er) Responsible Day. D&D
  • Southern Company cuts ribbon on Cedartown battery energy storage research project. Cedartown
  • Weekend: Highlands' inauguration, Berry farmers' market, Roman Rumble, recycling, Jesus in the Park -- and magic. Events
  • Georgia Health News: Plan to clean our air moves forward despite some controversy. GHN
  • Floyd County Police working with National Child Safety Council in seeking donations for safety program materials. Donate
  • Coosa Valley: DeSoto fund-raisers. More Viking Fusion honors. Latin health fair. Two rabies clinics. News
  • Obituaries: Remembering Guy Bennie "Pop" Sprayberry, Archie J. Hudgins. 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: Predictions, broadcasts, webcast and post-game shows
  • John McClellan's high school picks for this Friday:  Pepperell by 4 over Chattooga; double digit wins for Darlington, Rome
  • Georgia High School Football Daily


  • 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 p.m. Saturday. Vikings / Game preview page
  • Shorter University Hawks hit the road Saturday vs. Kennesaw State, 1 p.m. Hawks / Game preview
  • Georgia hosts South Carolina at 6 p.m. Saturday.
  • Georgia Tech at Notre Dame, 3:30 p.m. Saturday on NBC.


  • The Falcons prepare for the New York Football Giants at 1 p.m. Sunday.  / The latest on the NFL
  • Atlanta Braves fall 5-0; host Phillies tonight, 7:35 p.m.

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: The story behind Rome High's new Wolf Walk with Julie Reid, the wife of head coach John Reid, and Jeff Burger.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Jay Shell from Brewhouse and the promoter of Rome River Jam joins us to talk about the Sept. 26 music festival at Coosa Valley Fairground.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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