Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Bartow OK's new education tax. City-by-city election results. Three separate accidents in Bartow Tuesday night. Clearing skies but not for long. Later today; Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • A brief break from the rain with more due this weekend


  • Campaign 2015 in review: The top causes, comeback players, key rookies and what's next. Election
  • County by county, city by city election results. Votes
  • Thursday's Business Expo after hours open to neighboring chambers as well. Planning commission meets. Honors for GNTC's Kenyon. Business
  • Video: Here's the beef — almost — as former Heritage First office comes down to make way for new Wendy's. Demolition.

  • Georgia Health News: Safety ratings rise for state hospitals, including those in Northwest Georgia. GHC
  • Region: What's ahead in Floyd, Bartow, Gordon and Polk counties. Region
  • Obituaries: Remembering Jack Mathis, 85, of Lindale. Services
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report


  • Local soccer update from the weekend.


  • John McClellan's high school picks: Rome by 4 over Riverwood; Darlington by 11 over Chattooga. Cartersville, Calhoun easy winners. McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • Here's the first rankings of the College Football Playoff's "final four." LSU and Alabama represent the SEC while the ACC's Clemson and defending national champion Ohio State complete the group. CFP
  • Berry College's men's lacrosse team hosted the inaugural "Faceoff For a Cause" and raised $6,625 for the nonprofit organization Wounded Warrior Project.
  • Berry College Vikings at Birmingham Southern, 2 p.m. Saturday. Vikings 
  • Shorter Hawks vs. North Alabama, 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Barron Stadium. Hawks
  • Georgia vs. Kentucky, noon Saturday in Athens. UGA.
  • Georgia Tech is off this week. Next: Nov. 12 vs. Virginia Tech at 7:30 p.m. Tech
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: New picks coming Friday.


  • The Falcons at the 49ers Sunday, 4:05 p.m.
  • 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.: From Shorter University:  Aron Bassoff, men's head soccer coach.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: The Rev. Chris Barbieri, member of the Action Ministries Local Action Council, on the Step Up to the Plate dining out event on Thursday.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Rome City Commission Buzz Wachsteter on the 2015 elections.

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