Monday, October 26, 2015

Up to 1.5 inches of rain possible this week. Bartow County leads region in traffic ticket revenue, AJC data shows. Latest regional updates. John McClellan's high school picks; latest sports updates. Posting this morning: Bartow County Jail, Cartersville Po

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Up to two inches of rain, 20-mph gusts possible through Wednesday


  • 20 area restaurants teaming up with Action Ministries Rome on Nov. 5 with 10% of the proceeds designated to help those in need. Dining
  • AJC data base: Bartow had the highest ticket revenue in Northwest Georgia (nearly $1.1 million) in 2014 with Rome not too far behind. AJC
  • Classic cars returning as the Morgan Owners Group South cruises into -- and around -- Northwest Georgia. MOGs
  • Gas prices flirting with lowest per-gallon cost in five years. How low will they go? Gas
  • Wanted: Your favorite local digital media programs and links (YouTube, Periscope, Facebook, etc). Media guide
  • Agenda: Government updates, final week of voting and more Trick (and Trunk) or Treat. Agenda
  • Obituaries: Remembering Jerry Mitchell Allard Sr. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores return Tuesday.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. 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. Key wins for Rome, Pepperell, Darlington, Model. Cartersville, Calhoun should win by 30-plus. McClellan
  • Latest high school and college football rankings. Darlington rises to no. 4 in AA poll. Cartersville tops AAAA, Calhoun AAA with Adairsville ninth. High school
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • Berry College Vikings at Millsaps, 2 p.m. Saturday. Vikings 
  • Shorter Hawks at Florida Institute of Technology, 7 p.m. Saturday. Hawks
  • Georgia vs. Florida in Jacksonville, 3:30 p.m. Saturday. UGA.
  • Georgia Tech at Virginia, 3 p.m. Saturday. Tech
  • Norman Arey's  Norman's No-Nos for upcoming weekend posting Friday.


  • The Falcons edge the Titans, 10-7. Next host the Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Nov. 1.
  • 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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