Thursday, February 25, 2016

Updates on floods and high water. Restaurant gossip. Advance voting continues. Obituaries. Latest sports. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police reports.

Where your news day starts:

Today's weather:

  • Cold day ahead; high of 49 with windchill in the 30s.
  • Latest updates on our flooded waterways and other high-water issues.

Today's headlines:

  • Dining: Restaurant gossip; the best place to watch the SEC (primary -- and football); and why Irish eyes are smilin.' Restaurants
  • Republican Wright Bagby running for County Commissioner Post 2 seat now held by Garry Fricks. Politics
  • Floyd should top 2,000 advance voters this afternoon. More honors for Brinson Askew's Richardson. High marks for Georgia Northwestern's paramedic program. Buzz
  • Georgia Health News: WellStar closing in on major hospital deals; would make it the biggest health system in Georgia. GHN
  • Remembering Mr. James Howard Childers, Mr. David E. Culp Sr., Venica Belinda Rogers, Mr. Ralph Franklin Treadaway. Obituaries
  • 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

  • High school basketball: Model to play Putnam County on Friday at 4:45 p.m. in Milledgeville; Calhoun boys face Jenkins on Friday at 6:30 p.m. in Augusta.
  • PHS Alumni Baseball Game is March 12.
  • College and high school updates.
  • 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.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
-Please join us from 7-9 a.m. with our guests including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: From Redmond Regional Medical Center, new heart procedures available for patients with Dr. Chas Jackson, Harbin Clinic Cardiologist.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Brian Guthrie, a co-chair in Floyd County for supporters of Ted Cruz for president, on what we can expect from the SEC Primary and beyond.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Dr. Frank Stephenson,  professor of economics at Berry College, on politics and maybe even baseball.

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