Saturday, October 17, 2015

Keller Williams on the move. New Swerve Art Studio coming to Broad. Possible "Hunger Games" theme park coming to Bartow. Big weekend line up with gorgeous fall weather. Latest regional updates. High School Football scoreboard and latest sports updates.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Great fall weekend ahead with highs in the mid 60s, lows around 39.


  • Downtown moves: Keller Williams Realty moving to Second Ave. Swerve Art Studio coming to Broad St. Downtown
  • Lions Gate Entertainment in talks to partner with Avatron USA for Hunger Games theme-park in Bartow County. Bartow
  • Buzz: Rome Police Department receives $20K grant for traffic enforcement. Rome Career Center director earns Leadership award. Buzz
  • Floyd County Schools: Gifted children come together to imagine the future and then build it. Schools
  • Weekend! Heavy Metal in Motion, Bluegrass Festival, John Wisdom Wagon Train, 'A Doll's House' and 'Addams Family'. Weekend
  • Region: Latest updates from Floyd (Empty Bowls), Bartow (Convention award voting), Gordon (Halloween) and Polk (Tree Planting seminar) counties. Region
  • Photo gallery: 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' parades down Broad St. Walk
  • Georgia Health News: State revises finding on child cancers. Health
  • Chiaha Harvest Festival returns Oct. 24-25; Special Broad St. monument to be dedicated to festival founder on Tuesday. Chiaha
  • Benjamin F. Edwards & Co adds three new advisors: Bruce Hunter, Jimmy Smith and Scott Wood join Rome office. Business
  • Smile Report: Pepperell senior Daniel Lovell is a National Merit Commended Student. Smile Report
  • GDOL: Recruiting 50 workers for manufacturing plants in Polk and Floyd on Oct. 21. Jobs
  • Georgia Highlands now offering an online bachelor of business administration transfer option with UGA. Highlands
  • Obituaries: Remembering Steven Blaylock, Natherlean Smith and Ray W. Whitlow. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. 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


  • Friday night scoreboard: Big wins for Rome, Model, Cartersville, Adairsville, Chattooga and Cedartown. Scoreboard
  • John McClellan's high school picks: How did John do? McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily. Returns Monday.  Friday


  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: Some unbeaten teams won't escape this week with a perfect mark. Arey
  • Shorter men's, women's basketball teams preparing for new season.
  • Berry College Vikings vs. Hendrix at Valhalla, 1 p.m. on Saturday. Vikings / Preview at Valhalla Rising
  • Shorter University Hawks at University of West Alabama, 3 p.m. Saturday. Hawks
  • Georgia vs. Missouri, 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Athens. UGA.
  • Georgia Tech vs. Pittsburgh, 12:30 p.m. Saturday in Atlanta. Tech


  • The Falcons at Titans, 1 p.m. on Oct. 25 / 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.: Andrea Pitts, director of Marketing & Public Relations, and Alisha Green, nurse practitioner, on Redmond Regional's Ladies' Night Out event & focus on women's health
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Dr. Richard Dixon, Rome City School Board, on Saturday's Peach State competition.

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