Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Ceremonies today pay tribute to our veterans. Statewide traffic deaths already surpass all of 2014. Farmers Market back tonight, Saturday through the end of the month. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Next round of rain should hold off until Thursday; chilly weekend ahead.


  • River Dog Outpost seeks facade grant; a look at other items before Rome's Downtown Development Authority. Downtown
  • Samson Development Group, citing hotel delays, says Aventine proposal on West Third in doubt. West Third
  • Rome weekend pedestrian deaths help push 2015 statewide highway fatality to 1,170, already more than all of 2014. Fatalities
  • Veterans Day observances include Myrtle Hill ceremony, flag raising, Salute to Veterans dinner in Cartersville, remembrance event at Cedartown's Veterans Park. 11th Day
  • Region: Farmers market extended in Cartersville and other updates from Floyd, Bartow, Polk and Gordon. Briefly
  • Georgia Health News: 'Relationship-based' health plan debuts. GHN
  • Obituaries: Remembering Mrs. Doris Margaret Perry, Mr. Jeff Coleman "J.C." Lanham Sr., Lenora Marr Duck, Eric Leslie Hopper. 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


  • Model, other schools preparing for Friday night's playoffs.
  • Updated: John McClellan's high school playoff picks: 10 local teams in the playoffs; just five will survive Friday night. McClellan.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily. 


  • Three Shorter cross country team members honored.
  • Berry College Vikings last regular home game of season vs. Centre, 1 p.m. Saturday Vikings 
  • Shorter Hawks final game of season at West Georgia, 2 p.m. Saturday Hawks
  • Georgia at Auburn, 12 p.m. Saturday UGA.
  • Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Tech at 7:30 p.m., Thursday Tech
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: New picks coming Friday.


  • Rome Braves remember their 2007 All-Star, pitcher Tommy Hanson. RIP
  • The Falcons have a bye week this Sunday.
  • 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,
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Dr. John Grout, dean of Berry College's Campbell School of Business, on Thursday's guest speaker, Robbie Bach, leader of the creation and development of the Xbox video game business.
  • At 8:40 a.m. Carol Willis and Louis Spivak on the Sixth Annual Table Talk Teen Forum  set for Tuesday, Nov. 17, at the Rome Civic Center featuring nationally known speakers, Chris Sandy and Eric Krug.

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