Friday, October 9, 2015

Job fair with 50 employers coming to Chattahoochee Tech. Georgia Retina opens in Cartersville. Norman Arey's college football picks. High school previews/updates. Later today: Bartow County Jail, Cartersville Police arrest reports

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Low to mid 70s Saturday, Sunday; rain chance 30% today, 60% tonight


  • The Partridge could reopen as early as next week; Golden Crown Chinese completes move off Redmond in West Rome.  Briefs
  • Business: Final day for Heritage First branch (more ways than one?) Team Lane now downtown. Big job fair in Acworth. Business
  • U.S. Attorney's Office, Floyd reach settlement over allegations it violated ADA guidelines on those deaf, hard of hearing; hospital to pay complainants $75,000. ADA
  • Coosa Valley Fair: Today's schedule, pageant results, exhibit results. Fair
  • Weekend: Coosa Valley Fair, chili cookout,  Georgia Giants dinner, Cardboard Challenge, Shorter homecoming. Weekend
  • Region: The latest updates from Floyd, Bartow, Polk and Gordon counties. Traffic issues, TEA party meeting. Region
  • Georgia Health News: Medical 'balance billing' under review by state lawmakers. GHN
  • Obituaries:  Remembering Ann Lloyd Milam, Joyce Lee Korte, Myra Eleanor Teat. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Realty's Open House Gallery for Sunday: Seven homes in Rome and Lindale. Posting at 3 this afternoon.

Regular features:

  • 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


  • Cedartown at Callaway:
  • Friday night football: John McClellan complete picks; radio and webcast updates; weather forecast. Football
  • John McClellan's high school picks: Rome by 2 over Dalton. Darlington, Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun wins. McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: Gators keep on truckin.' Not a good week for Jackets, Bulldogs. No-nos.
  • Former Berry pitcher Collin McHugh .
  • 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


  • 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.: Shelley Daniel and Palesa Molapo on Darlington's 'A Doll's House' on Oct. 15-17.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Wanda Whitten on Heart of the Community nominations and the approaching deadline.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Round Table.

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