Monday, February 1, 2016

Latest updates on Tuesday's severe weather. 12,000-plus enroll in 'Obamacare' from NW Georgia; Bartow has the most. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police reports.

Today's first news from

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • High of 70 by Tuesday -- and then storms on the way. Upper 60s today with some rain.
  • About the Tuesday night/early Wednesday storms: Current indicators show our highest chances of seeing rough weather goes from 7 p.m. Tuesday until 6 a.m. Wednesday. At least three quarters of an inch of rain.
  • New from Hometown: Track the weather sites we monitor on our Hometown Twitter list. Click TweetWx
  • Continuing weather coverage from Hometown Headlines throughout the storm threat. This is Severe Weather Awareness Week (nice timing).

Today's headlines:

  • Local enrollment in government healthcare exchanges (Obamacare) exceeds 12,000. Zip code breakdown for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk. Enrollment.
  • Dining: Pizza restaurant just about ready? Schroeder's rolls back prices to 1981 to celebrate 35 years. Dining
  • Agenda: Final day to register for 'SEC' presidential primary. Meet the 'HeARTists.' Darlington's Little Shop of Horrors Friday-Sunday. Agenda
  • Gas prices close to dropping before $1.50 a gallon in Rome/Floyd; already $1.49 in Centre. Gas
  • Obituaries: Remembering Helga Jarrell, Mrs. Mary Jo Potts, Mr. Ronnie Vanzant, Master Danny Josiah Ware. Services
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores returns Tuesday.   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: Model girls, at 22-0, are no. 4 in AA basketball. Calhoun boys atop AAA. Chattooga boys at no. 5 in AA.
  • National Signing Day is Wednesay; link to updates.
  • Colleges: Berry women beat Sewanee, men fall.
  • Super Bowl L: It's Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers on Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m., CBS.
  • Tonight: Georgia Tech's Roger Kaiser to sign books at Heritage First Bank.

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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