Thursday, November 12, 2015

First look at enrollment numbers that will decide high school sports classifications next fall. Chilly weekend ahead. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Get ready for a couple of cold, frosty ones this weekend (mornings).


  • Posted: High school enrollment numbers that will decide sports 'classifications' to be used next fall. High school changes
  • Video from Chick-fil-A tells of 'Redefining Home' at WinShape at Berry College with the Yadkowski family. WinShape
  • Business: Business: Not your traditional ribbon cutting at Bonez & Gristles; a new look for KW Northwest Realty. Taste & Toast is Friday. People on the move. Business
  • Region: What's happening in Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun and Cedartown -- and across the region. Briefly
  • A round-up of Veterans Day services, events across Northwest Georgia. Veterans Day.
  • Georgia Health News: Study shows Georgia's charity clinics help save money. GHN
  • Smile Report: Elm Street Elementary takes Sugar Kids' profits to help Rome's Community Kitchen. Smile
  • Obituaries: Obituaries: Remembering Mrs. Elizabeth Branton Nelson, Mr. Bobby Joe Blankenship, Robert Eugene " Gene" Ely, Mr. Eric Leslie Hopper, Mrs. Lenora Marr Duck-Hall. 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


  • Area high schools preparing for Friday night playoffs, home or away.
  • Darlington produces video to get Tigers ready for showdown with Pace.
  • 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. 
  • Tigers senior Drake Frix has signed to play baseball with the College of Charleston.


  • 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.


  • 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.: Jeff Thompson, Director of Respiratory Therapy at Floyd Medical Center, on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. November is National COPD Awareness Month.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Rome City Manager Sammy Rich on the state of West Third Street.

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