Monday, September 21, 2015

New McDonald's opens at 5 a.m. Wedneesday (41 @ Grassdale). Cartersville remains no. 1 in AAAA; Adairsville no. 9 in AAA poll. John McClellan's high school picks for this Friday. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

Continuing updates from

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Fall begins at 4:22 a.m. Wednesday and our temperatures will be right around normal for this time of year (click the countdown clock). Cooler weekend ahead.


  • The Sweet Cocoon: Local nurse, who lost a daughter, is working to build retreat for families with disabled children. Cocoon
  • Cupcakes Around the Corner puts mobile unit in park for now. New McDonald's in Cartersville opens Wednesday. Cupcakes
  • Community meetings set for today, Tuesday seek ideas on finding Floyd County Schools' next superintendent. Schools
  • Sub-$2-per-gallon prices spreading in Rome; under $1.90 in Centre, Ala. Gas
  • Agenda: Interim Floyd Schools chief to be named. Rome River Jam returns. Polk County Fair opens. Agenda
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics returns Tuesday.  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: Pepperell over Coosa by 3, Model over Dade by 6. Adairsville over Sonoraville.
  • Latest high school polls: Darlington No. 6, Model no. 10 in latest AA rankings. Cartersville (AAAA), Calhoun (AAA) remain no. 1; Adairsville no. 9 in triple A.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily:


  • Berry College Vikings at Sewanee, 2 p.m. Saturday. Vikings / Game preview page
  • Shorter University Hawks at Southeast Missouri State, 2 p.m. Saturday. Hawks / Game preview
  • Georgia hosts Southern University, noon Saturday at Athens. UGA 
  • Georgia Tech at Duke, noon Saturday. Tech
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos coming Friday. 15 locks to lose in college football.


  • The Falcons beat Giants, 24-20 / Next: At Dallas,  1 p.m. Sunday / The latest on the NFL
  • Atlanta Braves edge Phillies, 2-1. Tonight: At New York Mets, 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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