Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Hardee's opens in downtown Cartersville; more coming? Cartersville site of region's third career fair next week. Elections updates. Skies clearing later today. Due this morning: Bartow County Jail, Cartersville Police arrest reports

Your news day starts here at 5 a.m. on weekdays. Click


  • Restaurant boom in downtown Rome? New Hardee's opens; more on the way? Johnny Mitchell's, Sixes Tavern big adds to West End. Dining
  • More jobs: Third career fair for next week announced. Here's the schedule. Jobs
  • Rome man, 26, indicted on federal counts of enticing minors to produce child pornography. Indictment
  • Politics: Updates on Gordon County, Rome, Cave Spring elections as advance voting deadline nears. Vote
  • City of Rome teams with EveryoneOn to help low-income families get Internet access. Everyone
  • Fear This, a critical skills driving program for teens, set for Nov. 21, 22. How to sign up. Fear This
  • Sixth Annual Table Talk Teen Forum to hear from DUI driver convicted of vehicular homicide. Teens
  • Region: What's ahead in Northwest Georgia: spooky science, the state of Polk County, college updates. Region
  • Smile Report: Smile Report: Three Cedartown High students to represent the U.S. in the First Parliamentary Debate Personnel Development World Cup. Smile
  • Obituaries:  Remembering Mrs. Anna Marie Davis, Mr. Franklin A. "Butch" Adams. Services
  • 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

Brad Bohannon, the 2015 Baseball America and American Baseball Coaches Association National Assistant Coach of the Year, has been hired as an assistant coach at Auburn.


  • John McClellan's high school picks.  John McClellan's high school predictions: Key wins for Rome, Pepperell, Darlington, Model. Cartersville, Calhoun should win by 30-plus. McClellan
  • Vote by today's noon deadline: Cartersville vs. LaFayette in the running for TV game of the week. Vote
  • 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 for upcoming weekend posting this Friday.


  • 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 including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: From Shorter University,
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Kristi Kent, Director of Communications for the city of Rome, on the new EveryoneOn program opening up Internet service to low-income families.


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