Thursday, October 8, 2015

Cartersville's Anheuser-Busch brewery brewing water for flood victims. Commercial air service in Dallas a step closer. Northwest Georgia, in quake zone, prepares for a drill. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

Your first news each weekday starting at 5 a.m. at

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Rain due on Friday also could bring cooler days, perhaps 10 degrees lower than today.


  • Cartersville's Anheuser-Busch brewery sending water to Carolina flood victims. Other ways you can help. Water
  • Could new partnership bring commercial air service to nearby Silver Comet Field in Paulding County? Airport
  • Shake? Rattled? Roll! Regional drill next week offers tips on what to do when -- not if -- strong earthquakes rock our area. Drill
  • Region: Latest updates from Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk counties. Region
  • Latest updates from the Coosa Valley Fair; today's schedule. Fair
  • Weekend: Coosa Valley Fair, chili cookout, Democrats' Georgia Giants dinner, Shorter homecoming dominate the weekend. Weekend
  • Keith Mickler: Too late to take out the fire ants? No-no. Some tips on fall protection. Column
  • Obituaries:  Remembering April Marie Roberson Farrer, Mary Frances "Honey" Highfield Otting. 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


  • Cedartown at Callaway tonight; listen at 1340 AM. Darlington-at-Dade County game to be webcast.
  • John McClellan's high school picks: Rome by 2 over Dalton. Darlington, Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun wins. McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • Former Berry pitcher Collin McHugh starting tonight as Houston faces Kansas City in baseball playoffs.
  • Berry College Vikings at Chicago, 1 p.m. Saturday Vikings 
  • Shorter University Hawks vs. Delta State, 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Barron Stadium. Hawks
  • Georgia at Tennessee, 3:30 p.m. Saturday. UGA 
  • Georgia Tech at Clemson Saturday. Tech
  • Norman Arey's No-Nos: Coming Friday.


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

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Public Health Breast and Cervical Cancer Program Coordinator Anne Murphy on what services are available in our area.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Liz Tierney on the Rome Wine & Jazz Festival on Oct. 16 from 7-10 p.m. benefiting the Rome Symphony Orchestra.

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