Sunday, November 1, 2015

Soggy Sunday ahead. Up to 3 inches of rain possible in next 48 hours. Cotton Block revitalization continues, Allstar Properties adds to portfolio. This week across Northwest Georgia. Thousands of kids pack Downtown for Halloween. Latest sports updates.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Soggy Sunday ahead. High near 67 with lots of heavy rainfall. At 7 p.m., rainfall total of .38 of inch since 9 p.m. Saturday.
  • Latest Hydrologic outlook says up to 3 inches of rain is possible in next 48 hours. Hydrologic Outlook


  • Cotton Block: Revitalization continues, Allstar Properties adds another building to portfolio. Cotton Block
  • This week: Election Day, Floyd BOE meeting, Calhoun job fair, Rome Business Expo and Dine Out for Action Ministries. Week
  • Photo Gallery and aerial video of thousands 'ghosts and goblins' on Broad Street for Downtown Trick or Treating. Halloween
  • Weekend: Finale of "Addams Family" at DeSoto, PB & J fundraiser at The Forum. Sunday
  • Obituaries: Remembering Mr. David Booth and Mr. Donald Wayne Justice. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores.  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

  • Rome Braves recruit community celebrities for upcoming Wiffle Ball Showcase Nov. 14. Braves
  • Registration ends Nov. 6 for parks and rec youth basketball.


  • John McClellan's high school picks for coming week on Monday. McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily. Returns Monday.


  • Berry College Vikings get another victory with 24-14 win over Millsaps. Vikings 
  • Shorter Hawks fall to Florida Tech, 28-24. Hawks
  • Georgia falls 27-3 to Florida. UGA.
  • Georgia Tech goes down at Virginia, 27-21. Tech
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: How did Norman do? No-Nos


  • The Falcons host the Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. 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 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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