Friday, November 13, 2015

Chamber website gets a new look. Bartow Highlands' teacher honored. Bundle up for tonight's playoff games. Freeze watch from 1-9 a.m. Saturday. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Bundle up for tonight's football playoff games.
  • Freeze watch from 1-9 a.m. Saturday.


  • Two more addresses on red-hot Broad Street are sold as buying binge continues. Sold
  • Business: Bartow chamber's website gets a new look; Rome's Young Professionals to take a historic hike. Business
  • Floyd Police: Coosa man charged with 'check washing' -- using altered old checks to buy merchandise. Arrest
  • Seven graduate from Georgia Northwestern's law enforcement academy; Matthew Hicks named 'top gun.' Graduates
  • Georgia Health News: State agency tables controversial proposal to eliminate state requirements for Cancer Treatment Centers of America's hospital in Newnan. GHN
  • Region: Updates from Floyd, Bartow, Polk and Gordon counties. Briefly
  • Smile Report: Floyd County 4-H Agent Abbie Salmon, her team earn national honors. Smile
  • Smile Report: Georgia Highlands' Sherry Green honored as GHC's teacher of the year by Cobb County Chamber. Smile
  • 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

  • Friday night football playoffs: Radio, webcast updates. Tonight's hour-by-hour forecast. Links to brackets, post-game scoreboard shows. Playoffs
  • Cedartown playoff game moved; Rockmart football coach removed.
  • John McClellan on what's next with high school reclassification. High schools
  • 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.  Friday


  • The Rome Middle School Eighth Grade football team goes for the state championship Saturday at 8 p.m. vs. Cambridge. The game is set for Sprayberry High School in Marietta. Click Middle Schools
  • Soccer updates: Soggy weekend gives way to a busy one on the way. Soccer


  • Norman Arey's Norman's No Nos: Auburn reverts to its losing ways; Baylor drops its first. No-Nos
  • Berry College Vikings vs. Centre in final regular season home game, Saturday at 1 p.m. at Valhalla. Vikings / First look at Saturday's game.
  • Shorter Hawks final game of season at West Georgia, Saturday at 2 p.m. Hawks
  • Georgia at Auburn, noon Saturday. UGA.
  • Georgia Tech falls 23-21 to. Virginia Tech  Tech / Next game Nov. 21 at Miami, 12:30 p.m.


  • The Falcons: Bye week this Sunday / 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:

  • From 7:40 until 8:30 a.m., John McClellan talks about the high school football playoffs, what's next and pending reclassification.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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