Friday, January 29, 2016

Already concerns about potential severe weather Tuesday. Tracking some late business projects. Weekend guide. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police reports

Today's first news from

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • Gorgeous weekend could give way to first major bout of severe weather this year. Weather
  • Hail, strong winds, even tornadoes possible next Tuesday, Wednesday -- right in time for Severe Weather Awareness Week. See our safety tips. Severe

Today's headlines:

  • Business: From doughnuts to outdoors gear, some slight -- and not so slight -- delays for major local projects. Business
  • Chamber's annual meeting honors Small Business of the Year (Rome Cleaners), top ambassador Kimberly Glover. Chamber
  • Region: Updates on the community's mental health court. Sending water to Flint, Mich. More railroad work.  Briefs
  • Weekend: Try BOGO basketball, beignets, a 'Secret Garden,' Your Girlfriend (the band, thank you!) and stargazing on top of ol' Red Top. Weekend
  • Redmond earns Partnership for Health and Accountability's Quality and Patient Safety Award. Redmond
  • 2016 Paddle Georgia to start near Tennessee line, end at Heritage Park in downtown Rome. Paddle
  • Coosa High grad, now a Calhoun officer, talks about 'use of force' training at Georgia Northwestern's law enforcement academy. GNTC
  • Georgia Health News: Emory's Winship finds partner in South Georgia. GHN 
  • Obituaries: Remembering Quincy Lamar "Bunky" Bobo, Julia Suzanne Chambers, Michael Page, Mrs. Eloise Brown Smith. Services
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Rough (55/U) first inspection for new Rome restaurant   Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • State Mutual Stadium to host high school, college baseball this spring.
  • Now available: year-round tennis pass.
  • Shorter introduces new football coach Aaron Kelton
  • College, high school updates.
  • Super Bowl L: It's Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers on Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m., CBS.
  • Georgia Tech's Roger Kaiser to sign books here Feb. 1.

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.: Larry Alford with Rome Cleaners, the winner of the chamber's annual Small Business of the Year.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Tracy Raymond, RN, Public Health Nurse Specialist with the Floyd County Health Department, will discuss what's behind the agency's pre-K round up set for Feb. 1-12.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.


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