Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Continuing coverage of the overnight storms. Latest local health updates. Sports: high school signings. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police reports.

Today's first news from

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • Continuing coverage of our overnight storms.
  • Today: Rain will ease around midday, high of 67

Today's headlines:

  • Dr. John Jackson named finalist for superintendent of Floyd County Schools; contract due next month. Superintendent
  • Dining: Have it your way at Burger King in East Rome -- via drive-through -- for a few days. BK
  • Floyd planning a three-phase, $6.2 million project to include new Urgent Care in Rome. Floyd
  • Silver Creek woman faces felony homicide by vehicle, DUI, other counts following accident that killed Polk man. Arrest
  • Harbin Clinic offering discounted 'Circulation Checkup' as part of National Heart Month. Circulation
  • Region: Student to represent Highlands before regents. Mickey Gilley due in Cedartown April 2. Briefs
  • Smile Report: Aragon's Corey Carlile, a marketing student, named Georgia Northwestern Technical College's 2016 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership winner; Brittny Burns, a Business Technology instructor, selected as college's Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year. Smile
  • Obituaries: Remembering Anthony Lewis "Tony" Brock, Bobbie Sue Holbert Gresham, Mrs. Lisa Kelley, Mary Frances Kelly, Ms. Patsy Glenda Powell. Services.
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores. 'U' for another Rome restaurant. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch


  • Special advertising section to showcase restaurants' Valentine's Day plans, menus. How to advertise

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • High schools:  Tuesday night basketball scores.
  • Signing Day. Tuesday updates; continuing updates here Wednesday. Signing
  • Local colleges updates. Honors for Shorter basketball star.
  • Rome Braves, State Mutual to host high school baseball championship series in 2017.
  • Super Bowl L: It's Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers on Sunday, 6:30 p.m., CBS.

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.: Floyd County Commissioner Scott Hancock.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Kristi Kent from the city of Rome and visitors bureau on the year in tourism in 2015.

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