Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Work under way on new Cartersville home for Honda dealer. Fire station groundbreaking set. Sports updates. Cooler days, nights this week. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Cooler days, nights on the way but right around average for this time of year


  • Dining: Annual New York Deli Day is Nov. 11; chili benefit; more on Partridge's return; jammin' with Jamwich. Food & Drink
  • International Credit Union Day is Thursday. Cartersville Honda dealership's new site on the way. State tax update. Business
  • Region: Latest updates from Floyd (Wisdom ride), Bartow (fire station groundbreaking), Gordon (tractor show) and Polk (elections) counties. Region
  • Georgia Health News: Cancer hospital hearing -- choice, 'cherry picking.' GHN
  • Obituaries: Remembering Phillip Wayne Harris, Dewey Edward Dowdy. 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


  • Cedartown Middle School students send UGA's Nick Chubb a massive get well card.
  • New season of Teach Me Tennis begins.
  • Results from the Third Annual Run for Wendy


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


  • 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 to pitch deciding playoff game between his Astros and the Royals tonight. McHugh
  • The Falcons  play Thursday at New Orleans, 8:25 p.m.  / 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 7:10 a.m.: Charles Howell of Floyd Medical Center on Geek Week 2015
  • At 7:40 a.m.:  From Shorter University Athletics, women's head basketball coach Vic Mitchell.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Joe Cook of Coosa River Basin Initiative on the River Point Apartments/Burwell Creek debate.
  • At 8:40 a.m. : Jim Butterworth of Georgia Emergency Management on Thursday's 2015 Great SouthEast ShakeOut earthquake drill.

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