Monday, October 19, 2015

Cartersville no. 1 in latest AAAA football poll; Adairsville no. 9 in AAA. Truck crashes into Adairsville store; no injuries. J.R. Cricket's coming to Rome by month's end. Cool snap to last another two days. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Carters

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Cooler-than-normal temperatures through Tuesday night.
  • Frost advisory Gordon, Chattooga counties until 10 this morning.


  • 'Off-year' Rome City Commission election suddenly finds a spark. Politics
  • J.R. Cricket's due in downtown Rome by month's end with wings -- and a 'Rome burger,' too. Cricket's
  • Gas prices inch down a bit; lowest price is $1.97 in Rome, $1.86 in Centre, Ala. Gas
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores return Tuesday.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • Your guide to the 2015 election season: Candidates, where/when to vote, additional updates. Politics
  • Halloween Happenings: Your guide to area pumpkin patches, fall festivals and "spooky" events. October
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report


  • John McClellan's high school picks: Model by 1 over Chattooga. Rome by 4 over Sequoyah. Darlington, Cartersville, Calhoun should win easily.
  • Darlington moves up to no. 5 in AA poll; Cartersville atop AAAA; Calhoun no. 1 in AAA; Adairsville tied for 10th in AAA. Polls
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • Berry College Vikings off this week. Return to action Oct. 31 at Millsaps, 2 p.m. Vikings 
  • Vikings in first place in Southern Athletic Conference; what about post-season?
  • Shorter University Hawks vs. Valdosta State, Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Barron Stadium. Hawks
  • Georgia off this week. Next: Oct. 31 vs. Florida in Jacksonville. UGA.
  • Georgia Tech hosts Florida State, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tech
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos return Friday: 15 locks to lose in college football.


  • The Falcons at Titans, 1 p.m. on Oct. 25 / The latest on the NFL
  • Atlanta Braves open the 2016 season at home vs. Washington on April 4.

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  • At 7:40 a.m.: Andrea Pitts, director of Marketing & Public Relations, and Alisha Green, nurse practitioner, on Redmond Regional's Ladies' Night Out event & focus on women's health
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Dr. Richard Dixon, Rome City School Board, on Saturday's Peach State competition.

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