Saturday, January 23, 2016

Winter Weather advisory continues. Latest on forecast, cancellations and road updates. Berry Provost named President of Westminster College. Former U.S. Treasurer coming to Unity Christian School. Big honors for Tellus director. Updates from across region.

Today's first news from and

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • The latest on our forecast, watches and warnings. Forecast
  • Local roads: No issues reported in Floyd County as of 7 a.m. Some icy spots in Polk. Black ice concerns. Roads
  • Today's cancellations. List
  • Continuing weather coverage all weekend from Hometown Headlines.

Today's headlines:

  • Berry Provost Kathy Brittain Richardson named president of Westminster College in Pennsylvania. Richardson
  • Former U.S. Treasurer Bay Buchanan coming to Unity Christian School for free community event. Unity
  • Tellus Museum's Jose Santamaria named Georgia's Museum Professional of the Year. Tellus
  • Armuchee High senior is George Pullen Community Leadership Award winner. Award
  • Weekend: Tellus serves up a new 'Spin' on science. Which beer pairs best with grilled cheese. Weekend
  • Region: Greystone Apts. ribbon cutting, food truck returns to Rome First UMC, Cartersville Mardi Gras event, updates from Gordon Chamber annual dinner and artists needed in Rockmart. Region
  • Smile Report: Armuchee High earns Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award. Smile Report
  • Obituaries: Remembering Martha Gordon Johnson, Betty Duke Lumpkin, Donna Page, William "Dwight" Payne, Regina Hilliard Phillips, Vickie Elaine Whitaker, Larry Wayne Wright and Willie Mae Zinnerman. Funerals
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday: Eight homes from Rome to Adairsville.
  • View from your desk top or smartphone.

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • High school basketball updates. All local games canceled today due to weather.
  • Colleges: Berry splits with Hendrix. Shorter hosts Union today at 2 p.m., 4 p.m.
  • 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. Monday with our guests:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Members of the cast of Darlington's production of  "Little Shop of Horrors" set for Feb. 5-7 at the Rome City Auditorium.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Jill Packer, Harbin Clinic, on the 2016 Harbin Clinic Race Series.

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