Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Tellus planning special Sunday hours for total lunar eclipse. New twist on MEGALOAD. Cedartown could see another film production. Rain returns; cooler by the weekend. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

Your news day starts here at 5 each weekday morning, courtesy of www.bartowheadlines.com:

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Upper 70s by the weekend but rain also on the way


  • Cedartown the backdrop of short film that could be the prelude for a feature-length 'shoot' in Polk County. Film
  • New twist on MEGALOAD tonight as 191.5-ton turbine rotor heads from Rome to Savannah
  • State Patrol report details what happened in the Sept. 4 collision on Ga. 140 that killed three people. Investigation
  • Rome arts community unites for second year of 'Nutcracker.' Production adds tea party for kids and reserved tickets. Nutcracker
  • Georgia Health News: Report shows Georgia slow in moving people with developmental disabilities out of state-run hospitals. GHN
  • Smile Report: Four Rome athletes bring home 17 medals from the 2015 Georgia Golden Olympics. Smile
  • Briefly: Busy day for Floyd County Schools. 'Ducks and Dogs' in Cartersville. Tellus to host lunar eclipse event Sunday. News
  • 126 take part in RACE Rome Sprint and Youth Triathlons; here are the results. Race
  • Obituaries: Services set for Mary Marie Bradfield, Howard McGinnis. 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


  • Weekly soccer updates


  • John McClellan's high school picks: Pepperell over Coosa by 3, Model over Dade by 6. Adairsville over Sonoraville.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • Weekly honors for Berry, Shorter players.
  • 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 at Dallas,  1 p.m. Sunday / The latest on the NFL
  • Atlanta Braves downed 4-0 by the Mets. Tonight: At New York Mets, 7:10 p.m.

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

  • At 8:10 a.m.: David Dundee from Tellus Science Museum on this Sunday's total lunar eclipse occurring this Sunday night and 100 percent visible in Northwest Georgia (weather permitting).
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Deacon Stuart Neslin of Saint Mary's Catholic Church in Rome on the history being made by Pope Francis' visit to the United States.

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