Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Hampton Inn to hire 30 at LakePoint; Krystal also on the way in Emerson. Mostly sunny, mid 60s on Thanksgiving. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Today a repeat from Tuesday; mid 60s, mostly sunny on Thanksgiving


  • Auntie Anne's coming to Mount Berry Mall. Grand opening Dec. 5 for Cave Spring's new Dollar General. Business
  • Sign's up on M & J Home Cooking: 'We will reopen mid-December.' Follow the drama in our series of window posters below. Dining.
  • Floyd County Schools named to AP Honor Roll for 2015. Honor
  • Redmond Regional employees give $150,000 to the community by participating in the hospital's Giving Heart Campaign. Redmond
  • Career fair Dec. 7 for new Hampton Inn at LakePoint; 30 jobs. Also coming: Krystal.
  • Tax Commissioner: Read this is you have vehicle registrations due in December. Renewals
  • At a glance: Lots of Christmas, a December barbecue contest and more across Northwest Georgia. Briefly
  • Obituaries: Remembering former Rome Police Officer Geston Troy Young. Services
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Holiday Happenings

  • Hometown Headlines has teamed with Harbin Clinic to present Holiday Happenings, a 29-page digital magazine with details on parades, concerts, performances and live Nativity scenes across Northwest Georgia. You can view it in two formats: Desktop or Mobile

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • 17 honors for Berry Vikings football from the Southern Athletic Association. Vikings
  • John McClellan's high school playoff. Cartersville, Calhoun to advance; season ends for Adairsville, Trion. McCellan
  • Latest updates from the high schools in the playoffs.
  • Track all local teams via their respective brackets. AAA  AAAAA
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Georgia vs. Georgia Tech, noon Saturday, ESPN 2. UGA vs. Ga. Tech
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No Nos: Picks for final games of regular season coming Friday.
  • The Falcons  host the Vikings, 1 p.m. Sunday / The latest on the NFL

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
Please join our guests including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: From the chamber -- Bill Adams from Provino's and Elaine Abercrombie from Greene's Jewelers on Small Business Saturday coming up Nov. 28 and what is means to Rome/Floyd County.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Armuchee sports essayist Norman Arey with his take on college football's Rivalry Weekend.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA news roundtable.

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