Wednesday, October 21, 2015

GBI video shows Emerson officer's fatal traffic stop (from WSB). More jobs coming to Calhoun, Cedartown. Warmer days to end the week. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Mostly sunny, mid 70s into the weekend.


  • From WSB: Dash cam video shows Emerson officer attempting to arrest suspect, then the fatal shots. WSB
  • Retail, manufacturing jobs available. Heritage First ribbon cutting. New tenant, hours at Calhoun Premium Outlets. Business
  • A year after her burial in Cedartown, an entertainment writer recalls the life -- and talent -- of SNL's Jan Hooks. Star
  • Goodwill to hire 50 to staff new store in Calhoun opening Dec. 3. Goodwill
  • Region: The latest updates from Floyd, Bartow, Gordon and Polk counties. Briefly
  • Rome Police: With focus on pedestrian and cyclists, Bike Safety Rodeo set for Oct. 27. Rodeo
  • Georgia Health News: A remedy for rural hospital -- treating patients away from the ER. GHN
  • Obituaries:  Remembering David Lee Terry, George R. Hicks, Earle G. Hyde. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores.  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.
  • Friday's Unity game canceled; Lions get the forfeit.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • Berry College Vikings off this week. Return to action Oct. 31 at Millsaps, 2 p.m. Vikings 
  • 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. Sunday / 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.: From Shorter University:
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Katherine Powell from Berry on Thursday's One Book, Many Voices event. This year's title is Voices From the March on Washington by George Ella Lyon. Background
  • At 8:40 a.m. Sheriff's Maj. Tom Ewing and Police Capt. Gary Conway on an upcoming benefit to help ailing law enforcement personnel.

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