Sunday, November 8, 2015

Cedartown man killed on Second Ave.. Local officials taking look at drone use. Busy week across Northwest Georgia. Veterans Day observances in Rome, Cartersville and Cedartown. Slight chance of rain today, cooler temps. Sports updates.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • 60% rain chance today, Monday with cooler temps. Sunshine returns on Tuesday.


  • Cedartown man killed after hit by vehicle at E. 2nd Avenue at E. Fourth St. late Saturday. Pedestrian
  • With drone use fast increasing, local officials consider pros and cons. Safety and privacy top list of concerns, but benefits abound. Drones
  • This week: Lots of government meetings, West Rome Bypass ribbon cutting, Veterans Day events, Deli Day, 'Shine Light on Lung Cancer' and more. Week
  • Veterans Day observances include Myrtle Hill ceremony, Salute to Veterans dinner in Cartersville and ceremony at Cedartown's Veteran Park. Wednesday
  • Obituaries: Remembering Mr. Homer Turner. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores on hold because of tech issue within the agency.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Realty's Open House Gallery for today: Six homes from Rome to Summerville. Click Open House
  • Or view the gallery from your smart phone by clicking here.

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report


  • Match-ups for Round One of High School playoffs on Friday. Brackets
  • John McClellan's high school playoff picks coming Monday.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily. Returns Monday, post-season edition.


  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: How did Norman do? No-Nos.
  • Berry College Vikings fall to Birmingham Southern, 14-7. Game recap
    • Next Saturday: Berry's last home game of season vs. Centre, 1 p.m. Vikings 
  • Shorter Hawks lose 28-7 to North Alabama in final home game of season. Game recap
    • Next Saturday: Shorter Hawks final game of season at West Georgia, 2 p.m. Hawks
  • Georgia beats Kentucky, 27-3. UGA.
  • Georgia Tech is off this week. Next: Nov. 12 vs. Virginia Tech at 7:30 p.m. Tech


  • The Falcons at the 49ers today, 4:05 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves open the 2016 season at home vs. Washington on April 4.

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Please join our Monday guests including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Redmond Regional on this week's 'Shine a Light on Lung Cancer' event.
  • At 8:10 a.m. Louise Branham on the upcoming COVAD convention.

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