Saturday, September 5, 2015

Three dead in wreck on GA 140/Old Dalton Rd., Eight candidates in Rome City Commission race, RIFF returns next week, Labor Day Weekend guide, 30% rain chance, Updates across Coosa Valley. HS Football scoreboard. It's game day for Berry and Shorter.

For continuing coverage, please stay with and :

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • 30% chance of rain/thunderstorms, mainly this afternoon. High near 90.


  • Three dead in Friday night crash on GA 140 at Old Dalton Rd. Crash
  • Another candidate qualifies for Ward One of Rome City Commission: Sundai Stevenson joins three incumbents. Election
  • Rome International Film Festival returns Sept. 10-13 with lineup celebrating music and film. RIFF
  • Cartersville Police: Suspicious package found at local hotel on Friday night, scene evacuated. Bartow
  • Floyd Board of Education to meet with local governance teams in Superintendent search. Schools
  • Local housing market: August report shows fewer new listings equals fewer sales. Housing
  • Coosa Valley: R.A.C.E. Rome Youth Triathlon, Chieftains' plant sale, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, Cartersville Duck Dash, Euharlee Covered Bridge Festival, Gordon Animal Shelter Spay/Neuter event. Coosa Valley
  • Labor Day Weekend: Knights of Columbus barbecue, Running Water powwow. Labor Day
  • Rome man held following investigation into shooting at Garden Lakes late Thursday. Arrest
  • Smile Report: Unity's Student Council attends Winshape Leadership Retreat. Smile Report
  • Obituaries: Remembering Curtis Kent, Robert Mull, Herman Reed and David Wade. 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

  • Valhalla Rising, a special digital magazine from Hometown Headlines celebrating the opening of Valhalla, the new football stadium and track and field center on the Berry College campus. Click Valhalla.
  • Berry College Vikings open the 2015 season on the road in Maryville, Tenn., at 1:30 p.m. today. Vikings / Schedule
  • Shorter University Hawks open the season at home today vs. Faith at 1:30 p.m. at Barron Stadium. Hawks / Schedule
  • High School Football Scoreboard
  • John McClellan's high school picks for this week.  How did John do? 
  • Rome Braves lost 4-0 to Hickory after 5 innings due to rain.
  • Tonight: At Hickory, 7 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves fall to Nationals, 5-2 in extra innings.
  • Tonight: At Nationals, 7:05 p.m.

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

  • At 7:10 a.m.: Three guests discussing the Sept. 12 Women's Health Initiative.
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Getting ready for the YMCA's BooFest 2015.
  • 8:10 a.m.: Floyd County Tax Collector Kevin Payne on your 2015 tax bill.
  • 8:40 a.m.: Pat Adams and Kevin Wall from the Knights of Columbus talking about today's Labor Day Barbecue at the Civic Center.

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