Saturday, October 31, 2015

Happy Halloween! Your trick-or-treat forecast, latest Halloween events. Redmond Regional part of Dept. of Justice settlement over cardiac implants. Glass Doctor of Rome on move. Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday. Weekend guide. Lots of rain on wa

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Trick or Treat forecast: Temp near 60 degrees at 7 p.m. Rain possible between 7-9 p.m. 100% rain chance on Sunday and into Monday.
  • Latest Hydrologic outlook says between 3-4 inches of rain is possible in North and Central Georgia over the next three days. Hydrologic Outlook


  • Georgia Health News: Redmond Regional named in U.S. Department of Justice settlement on cardiac implants. Redmond
  • Glass Doctor of Rome purchases former Elrod's Glass Company. Business
  • Shorter days ahead: Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday. Good time to test smoke alarms. Clocks
  • Politics: Total of 634 early voters in Rome. Next up: Election Day on Tuesday. Vote
  • Sign's Up! New Krispy Kreme just months away from opening in Rome. Doughnuts
  • Halloween safety: Hour-by-Hour forecast, alternative Halloween ideas, latest tips for drivers, parents and kids. Halloween
  • Weekend: Halloween, Trunk or Treat events. The "Addams Family" lurking at DeSoto. Weekend
  • Region: Latest updates from Floyd, Bartow, Gordon and Polk counties including new Rome app, Congressman Loudermilk event and Calhoun job fair. Region
  • The Leapfrog Group: Redmond Regional Medical Center earns 'A' for hospital safety score. Health
  • Cartersville Police arrest suspect in Oct. 20 home invasion incident. Arrest
  • Smile Report: GNTC student Jim Adcock wins Literary Journal contest. Smile Report
  • Obituaries: Remembering Mr. David Booth, Mr. Donald Justice, Mrs. Charlsie Starr-Horne and Mrs. Mildred Marie Willingham. 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

  • Rome Braves recruit community celebrities for upcoming Wiffle Ball Showcase Nov. 14. Braves
  • Registration ends Nov. 6 for parks and rec youth basketball.
  • Berry will host two Southern Athletic Association soccer matches on Saturday.


  • High School football scoreboard: Big wins for Rome, Pepperell, Darlington, Cartersville, Adairsville, Calhoun. Scoreboard
  • John McClellan's high school picks: How did John do? McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • Berry College Vikings at Millsaps, 2 p.m. Saturday. Vikings 
  • Shorter Hawks at Florida Institute of Technology, 7 p.m. Saturday. Hawks
  • Georgia vs. Florida in Jacksonville, 3:30 p.m. Saturday. UGA.
  • Georgia Tech at Virginia, 3 p.m. Saturday. Tech
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos:  Georgia reverts to old ways in a loss; Tech can't win at Virginia. No-Nos


  • The Falcons host the Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Sunday.
  • 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 Monday including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Redmond Regional Medical Center on a new series of lung screenings.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: A preview of the Greater Rome Chamber Expo with Scott Wheeler (Committee Chair, The Competitive Edge) and Lamante Attaud (Committee Member, TENDO Technologies).

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