Saturday, October 24, 2015

New 'Lofts at Third & Broad' coming Downtown. Latest in Rome City Commission elections, Sunday voting. Busy weekend: Zombies, Block Party, Chiaha, Peach State and Cowboys. Beautiful weekend weather. High School scoreboard.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

Be aware of patchy fog this morning. Beautiful weekend with rain chances back in forecast mid-week.


  • New 'Lofts at Third & Broad' condominiums coming to Downtown Rome. Lofts
  • Politics: GHTV's Community Watch airs interviews with Rome City Commission candidates. Advance voting this Sunday in Floyd County. Politics
  • Darlington recognizes Bob Glenn and Neal Williams as 2015 Distinguished Alumni. Awards
  • Weekend: Harbin Clinic Zombie-thon and Apocalypic Block Party, Chiaha, Peach State and a whole lot of cowboys. Calendar
  • Region: Concerts, RLT auditions, golf and more updates from Floyd, Bartow, Gordon and Polk counties. Region
  • Ribbon cutting ceremony for Heritage First Bank's new Broad St. location. Ribbon cutting
  • Trick-or-Treating: Bartow County Sheriff's Office new sex offender mapping and alert service aids citizens in avoiding dangerous homes. Bartow
  • Smile Report: Berry College hosts Math Competition. Rome Middle School wins third place.  Smile Report
  • Georgia Health News: Thinking of a flu shot? Don't put it off. Health
  • Obituaries: Remembering Johnny Byrd, Rev. Richard Frazier, Pastor Fannie Lou Jackson, Glenda Snow and Neoma Vincent. 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 Sunday: 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


  • Friday night scores: Wins for Model, Darlington, Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun, Cass, Sonoraville and Rockmart. Scoreboard
  • John McClellan's high school picks: How did John do?
  • Coming Sunday afternoon: Latest high school and college football rankings.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily. Returns Monday.


  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: Alabama wins, Auburn loses; Georgia Tech drops sixth straight. 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 hosts Florida State, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. 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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