Thursday, February 11, 2016

Latest weather updates -- and snowy start to the week? Business: Real estate deal near; up at 5 a.m. for $7.50/hour? Bartow Buzz. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

Today's first news from

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • As one batch of winter weather exits, another due by the weekend with snow possible late Sunday. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Business: Surprise real estate purchase close to a done deal. Would you report for work at 5 a.m. for $7.50 an hour? Business
  • Buzz: Advance voting off to solid start in Floyd; GOP ballots dominate. Promotion for Wingate at Synovus. Buzz
  • For third consecutive year, Georgia Northwestern is the top technical college in Georgia for dual enrollment students. GNTC
  • Bartow Buzz: Honors for Cartersville officers -- and the medical center. March for Babies kickoff. Bartow
  • Heart of the Community on Feb. 20 to start with 'Loving Hearts Move' at Town Green, then the banquet followed by the after party. Heart
  • Get dancin': Couples announced for the 2016 edition of Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge. Dance
  • Smile Report: Veteran blood donor Richard Sumner two pints away from Five Gallon mark. Smile
  • Georgia Health News: Dental hygienist bill remains on hold but prospects improving. GHN
  • Remembering Gedie Ruth (Snead) Braden. Obituaries
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores. 54 (U) for longtime Rome restaurant. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Valentine's Day advertising section:

  • Crawdaddy's is opening Sunday for Valentine's Day lovers with a special menu. Valentine's Day

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • High school, college basketball updates. Baseball scrimmage tonight.
  • The Rome Braves announce Fourth Annual No Excuses 5K, Health Walk, & Hot Dog Fun Run will take place on Saturday, April 16.
  • AAU Basketball tryouts on March 2-3.
  • Rome Braves, State Mutual to host high school baseball championship series in 2017.

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.: Living with Congestive Heart Failure with Dr. Himmy Patel, Harbin Clinic Cardiologist and Medical Director of Redmond's Outpatient Congestive Heart Failure Clinic; and Toni Puckett, RN and Congestive Heart Failure Care Coordinator.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Kent Howard, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, on local event featuring former UGA quarterback David Greene

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