Monday, November 2, 2015

Flood watch continues until 7 tonight for Bartow County; latest rainfall updates. Cartersville remains atop AAAA rankings. John McClellan's high school forecast. Later today; Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

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  • Developing: Flood watch continues until 7 tonight for Bartow, Polk counties. Rainfall at 1.72 inches in Rome, 2.64 inches in Cartersville -- and more is on the way.
  • Politics: Rome's commission race laser focused on Burwell Creek, incumbents, voter apathy. Education SPLOSTS on Bartow, Gordon ballots. 2015 Vote
  • Big business of baseball: Now Rome-based, SX3 Sports pitching customized gloves to the world. Business
  • Lowest gas prices in Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama? Rome at $1.76 a gallon. Gas
  • Obituaries: Remembering William 'Anthony' Minton. Services
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores returns Tuesday.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • Your guide to the 2015 election season: Candidates, where/when to vote, additional updates. Politics
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report


  • John McClellan's high school picks: Rome by 4 over Riverwood; Darlington by 11 over Chattooga. Cartersville, Calhoun easy winners. McClellan
  • Chick-fil-A High Dwarf House high school rankings: Darlington no. 4 in AA; Cartersville atop AAAA; Calhoun leads AAA with Adairsville at no. 9. Plus: AP Top 25
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • Berry College Vikings at Birmingham Southern, 2 p.m. Saturday. Vikings 
  • Shorter Hawks vs. North Alabama, 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Barron Stadium. Hawks
  • Georgia vs. Kentucky, noon Saturday in Athens. UGA.
  • Georgia Tech is off this week. Next: Nov. 12 vs. Virginia Tech at 7:30 p.m. Tech
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: New picks coming Friday.


  • The Falcons fall to Tampa Bay in overtime, 23-20. Next Sunday at 4:05 p.m. At the 49ers.
  • 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 Monday including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Lisa Acree and Ann Hook with Redmond Regional Medical Center on a new series of lung screenings.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: A preview of the Greater Rome Chamber Expo with Scott Wheeler (Committee Chair, The Competitive Edge) and Lamante Attaud (Committee Member, TENDO Technologies).

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