Thursday, November 19, 2015

Bartow's unemployment report for September. Aftermath from Wednesday's storms. High school football updates including new classifications. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

Your news day starts at

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • The latest on the aftermath from Wednesday's storms; weekend forecast.
  • 2 inches of rain in Rome; 1.92 in Cartersville. Clear skies after fog start. 27 by Monday morning.


  • September jobs report: 700-job jump in local labor force but first-time jobless claims up across the region  Jobs
  • At a glance: Free gift wrap? Give blood Nov. 27. Plus: Other events happening across Northwest Georgia. Briefly
  • Weekend: Noon Optimist Club's Pancake Breakfast. Friday, Saturday: The Nutcracker. Downtown Rome open house. Weekend
  • Georgia Health News: RSV -- little-known virus poses danger to babies. GHN
  • Obituaries: Services set for Mr. Howard Lynn Byess, J. W. Conaway, Mr. Robert L. Turner. 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


  • Few changes in local high school classifications.
  • John McClellan's high school playoff picks. McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • Six Shorter Hawks have been named All-Gulf South Conference standouts.
  • Changes ahead for Berry College football.
  • Georgia vs. Georgia Southern, noon Saturday. UGA.
  • Georgia Tech at Miami, 12:30 p.m. Saturday.  Tech 
  • Coming Friday: Norman Arey's Norman's No Nos.


  • The Falcons host the Indianapolis Colts Sunday at 1 p.m. / The NFL

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
Please join our guests including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Rome High Head Football Coach John Reid.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Brooks Mathis, a Rome native serving as vice president and executive director of Economic Development and part of Cobb EDGE, on that community's sports boom.

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