Friday, January 22, 2016

All eyes on this evening's weather. Latest updates on early closings. Plus updates from across Northwest Georgia. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

Today's first news from

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • The latest on our forecast, watches and warnings. Weather
  • Today's early closings, weekend closings/cancellations. Highlands, Georgia Northwestern, Kennesaw State closing at noon.  The List
  • Continuing weather coverage all weekend from Hometown Headlines.

Today's headlines:

  • FBI, GBI execute search warrants at White City Hall, Police Department as part of result of 'an ongoing public corruption investigation.' GBI
  • Cartersville Police investigate immigration/identity case; two suspects resist; officer struck. Investigation
  • Latest promotions. Job fair today. Hacker Playdate looks at cyber security. Couponing course at Johnny Mitchell's. Business
  • Weekend: Tellus serves up a new 'Spin' on science. Which beer pairs best with grilled cheese? Weekend
  • Floyd County Schools sets Kindergarten Screening Day for Thursday, March 24; noon- 6 p.m. Schools
  • Region: Blood donors needed. A sneak peek at a Community HeART Project. Calhoun Schools on weather, SAT test. Bartow makeup day is Feb. 15. Briefs
  • Georgia Health News: Exchange enrollment shows strong Atlanta area numbers. GHN
  • Smile Report: Georgia Northwestern Technical College's Cosmetology program share talents with William S. Davies Homeless Shelter. Smile
  • Obituaries: Remembering Joan Lively Lancaster, Mrs. Bettie Jean Nelson, Mrs. Eugenia Frances Forsyth Pierce. Services
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Reality's open house gallery for Sunday: Eight homes from Rome to Adairsville.
  • Beginning at 3 this afternoon, view from your desk top or smartphone.

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • High school basketball updates. Check status of tonight's games before leaving home.
  • Shorter Hawks, Lady Hawks updates.
  • Georgia Tech's Roger Kaiser to sign books here Feb. 1
  • Hot Stove Gathering updates from Rome Braves. Event is next Monday at The Forum.
  • NFL's final four next Sunday: Cardinals at Panthers; Patriots vs. Broncos.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
-Please join us from 7-9 a.m. with our guests:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Tim Herrington, director of Floyd County Emergency Management, on what could be a long night in Northwest Georgia.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: A meteorologist with the National Weather Service, weather permitting (we'll explain that on the air).
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable. We review the top local stories of the past week.

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