Sunday, October 25, 2015

Johnny Mitchell's Smokehouse closes Euharlee location. Photo galleries and results from Peach State, Zombies and Block Party. Another restaurant coming to Broad St.? Today: Chiaha, Cowboys and Sunday voting. The week ahead in NW Georgia. Sports updates.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Patchy fog again this morning. Today: Cloudy, 20% rain chance, high near 75.
  • The remnants of Hurricane Patricia will bring rains to much of Georgia next week. Up to 2 inches possible in our area. A few thunderstorms are even possible by Wednesday.


  • Johnny Mitchell's Smokehouse closes iconic Euharlee location to focus on new Cartersville restaurant. Smokehouse
  • This week: Advance voting continues, Rome and Floyd Commissions meet, political forum and lots of Halloween happenings. Week
  • Another new restaurant coming to Broad St? Sale pending on former Greener Burger location. Broad St.
  • Father Patrick Kingery, pastor at Saint Mary's since 2006, taking a sabbatical before next assignment. Kingery
  • Photo gallery: Zombies and apocalyptic fun fill downtown streets. Plus Zombie-thon 5K results.  Zombies
  • Photo Gallery and results: Bands from across the region compete at Peach State Marching Band Festival. Peach State
  • Today: Chiaha Harvest Fair, Cowboy Festival wrap up. RLT's 'Addams Family'. Plus, Sunday voting in Floyd. Sunday
  • Obituaries: Services Tuesday for Dr. Richard Cowan. Remembering Betty Davis, Juanita "Nennie" Davis, Robert Holder, Lila Ivester and Annie Searcy. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Realty's Open House Gallery for today: Four homes from Rome to Buchanan. (desktop and mobile editions). Open Houses

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 for next Friday coming Monday.
  • Coming Sunday afternoon: Latest high school and college football rankings.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily. Returns Monday.


  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: How did Norman do?. No-Nos
  • Shorter Hawks at Florida Institute of Technology, 7 p.m. Oct. 31. Hawks
  • Berry College Vikings off this week. Return to action Oct. 31 at Millsaps, 2 p.m. Vikings 
  • Georgia off this week. Next: Oct. 31 vs. Florida in Jacksonville. UGA.
  • Georgia Tech stuns Florida State, 22-16. Tech


  • 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 Monday including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Georgia Highlands basketball coaches Phil Gaffney (men's) and Brandan Harrell (women's) on the new season
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Michael Crego of Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. on how the local office is growing and what's next.

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