Saturday, January 30, 2016

Potential severe weather Tuesday. New Mental Health Court starts next week. $138 million tourism impact in 2015. Latest indictments. Evening on runway for heart health. Weekend and latest sports updates.


Ware Mechanical weather:

  • Beautiful weekend ahead, but keep an eye on potential severe weather threat on Tuesday.

Today's headlines:

  • Another armed robbery Friday night as Rome Police continue to investigate rash of recent robberies.
  • Cartersville Police: 63-year-old pedestrian struck and killed on Highway 411 overnight.
  • Judge Jack Neidrach: New Mental Health Court to start next week with goal of keeping mentally ill out of jail. Court
  • 2015 Annual Report: Tourism generates over $138 million for Rome-Floyd County economy. Report
  • Latest indictments from Floyd County Superior Court. Indictments
  • 'An Evening on the Runway': Redmond's spotlight on heart health to benefit the Historic DeSoto Theatre Foundation. Runway
  • Politics: Graves elected to House Republican Steering Committee, Loudermilk joins other lawmakers to launch 'Article I Project'. Politics
  • Floyd honors employees during annual Celebration of Service event including 40-year employee Konda Dizon. Floyd
  • Bartow EMS: 18-year-old airlifted to Atlanta hospital following single-car accident on Cass-White Rd. Bartow
  • Region: Special Valentine's Day blood drive event, Rome Rotary updates, Russell Moore returns to The Grand Theatre and more. Region
  • Georgia Dept. of Public Health urges precautions for Georgia travelers, especially pregnant women, on Zika virus. Health
  • Weekend: Try BOGO basketball, beignets, a 'Secret Garden,' Your Girlfriend (the band, thank you!) and stargazing on top of ol' Red Top. Weekend
  • Smile Report: Bartow resident Jessica Warren receives EAGLE Award at Chattahoochee Technical College. Smile Report
  • Updates from Friday's Downtown Development Authority coffee break. DDA
  • Obituaries: Remembering Agnes Bell Johnson, Jimmy L. Ragland, Barbara Moreland Sullins, Patricia Wall and Miles Homer Watters, Sr. Funerals
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores.   Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • The state football champs Cartersville Hurricanes honored at State Capitol.
  • More honors for Shorter's Jordan Shaw.
  • 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. Monday with our guests:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Marenda Russell, Floyd's Heart Failure Clinical Coordinator, and spokesman Dan Bevels on a heart-healthy project with the YMCA.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Tim Herrington of Floyd County Emergency Management on this week's possible rough weather and Severe Weather Awareness Week.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Ann Hortman and David Araiza on the city of Rome's year-round tennis pass.

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