Thursday, October 15, 2015

Latest updates on I-75 police-involved shooting. Slow go on Bass Pro at LakePoint. Cartersville leading in Fox 5's Game of the Week vote. Cooler, sunny weekend ahead -- and a busy one at that. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police ar

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Perfect fall weekend on the way; highs in the mid 60s, lows in the low 40s.


  • J.R. Cricket's job fair is Friday, Saturday. Slow go on LakePoint's Bass Pro. Business announcement today in Dade? Business
  • September employment trends for Northwest Georgia: Jobs
  • Weekend: Find out why we're calling this the busiest weekend of 2015. Weekend
  • 42nd Peach State Marching Festival to feature 12-plus hours of 'some of the finest bands in the southeastern United States.' Peach State
  • Latest updates from Floyd, Bartow, Gordon and Polk counties. Pancakes, rodeos and environmental honors. Region
  • Obituaries: Remembering Annie Mae Tant Barnes, Anthony L. Hall. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Second consecutive 'U' for Summerville's Burger King. 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


  • John McClellan's high school picks: Model over Coosa, rough night for Pepperell; Cartersville, Rome cruise McClellan
  • Vote by noon today: Pepperell and Cartersville games in running for Fox 5 Atlanta's game of the week. Vote
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • Shorter men's, women's basketball teams preparing for new season.
  • Berry College Vikings vs. Hendrix at Valhalla, 1 p.m. on Saturday. Vikings / Updated: 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
  • Coming Friday: Norman's No-Nos where Norman Arey picks 15 locks to lose this weekend.


  • Berry's Collin McHugh
  • The Falcons  play tonight at 8:25 p.m. at New Orleans / 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.: Robin Hice and Tina Bartleson on the Exchange Club Family Resource Center's Strike Out Against Child Abuse bowling tournament on Nov. 17.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Aimee Griffin, director of the Breast Center at Floyd, on National Breast Cancer Awareness Month events including Friday morning's rally at Chic-Fil-A Dwarf House.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Rome City Manager Sammy Rich on tax allocation districts including the one for CityCenter off Riverside Parkway.

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