Wednesday, December 2, 2015

: Rainfall at 1.80″ in Cartersville. Flood watch until 7 tonight. Cartersville, Rome, Cedartown parades now all on Thursday. Phoenix Air part of out-of-this-world plan. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

Your news day starts at


  • Ware Mechanical weather: Rainfall at 1.80″ in Cartersville. Flood watch until 7 tonight. Latest updatesWeather
  • Rome's parade reset for 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Cartersville, Cedartown parades also at 6 that night. Parades
  • Gordon Hospital earns praise in Georgia Trend's annual ranking of medical centers. Also: How other hospitals ranked. Health
  • Greater Rome Chamber wins 'community deal of the year' from Georgia Trend for Bekaert recovery, reinvestment; Phoenix Air looking out of this world? Business
  • Budweiser Clydesdale team coming to Broad Street this afternoon. Clydesdales
  • Rome auto body technician, border collie Mindy ranked no. 14 worldwide in competitive Frisbee competition. Frisbee
  • At a glance: New Goodwill opens Thursday in Calhoun, oodles of noodles and other updates from across Northwest Georgia. Briefs
  • Georgia Health News: On World AIDS Day, Atlanta's grim reality. GHN
  • Obituaries:  Services set for Mr. Daniel V. "Dan" Garrett, Mr. LeRoy Neal, Mrs. Gloria J. Romero, the Rev. Richard Lee Veillon. 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

  • Fall 2016 high school realignments are out with a few surprises. Realignment
  • Post-season honors for Shorter football duo.
  • John McClellan's high school playoff picks:  Cartersville moves on to the championship game; Calhoun's season ends. Plus: Statewide predictions. McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No Nos: How did Norman do?
  • The Falcons at Tampa Bay, 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.:  City Commissioner Buzz Wachsteter on what's next for West Third Street.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Expanded weather coverage.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Janet Byington of the Rome Christmas Parade on resetting the downtown Christmas Parade to Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

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