Friday, April 1, 2016

Bartow escapes severe weather threat; rainfall at 0.40 of an inch. High school baseball. Berry Vikings add 23 football recruits. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police updates

Where your news day starts:

Today's Ware Mechanical Weather:

  • Northwest Georgia dodges another storm; flood watch continues. Cooler weekend ahead. Weather
  • Updates all day from Hometown Headlines.

Today's other headlines:

  • Dining: Ready to Run offers another restaurant delivery service to your door -- or office. Also -- no joke. Free doughnut today. Freebie
  • Buzz: Darlington's Light the Lake cancer observance is April 8. GOP women meet Tuesday. Berry concert honors Pethel. Updates on Rose Lawn. Buzz
  • Smile Report: Smile Report: The Darlington Chapter of the Cum Laude Society inducts 20 students, one instructor. Plus more honors. Awards for Highlands' advancement team. Smile
  • Georgia Health News: EPA chief tells Georgians that agency's mission is public health. GHN
  • Remembering Mr. Robert Lewis Green, Sarah Ethel Hall Stansell. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics.  CrimeWatch   (new direct link to today's reports)


  • Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday, April 3: Eight homes in Rome, Silver Creek. Posting today at 3 p.m.

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Berry Vikings reload with 23 new football recruits. Vikings
  • Quick look at high school baseball rankings and games scheduled for today.
  • Rome Braves plan big opening night April 7.
  • Latest local college updates.
  • Details on upcoming community sports events.
  • NCAA's final four set: Oklahoma, Villanova, Syracuse, North Carolina.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

  • Join us today from 7-9 a.m. Our guests:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Tim Herrington, Director of Floyd County Emergency Management, on our stormy night and what's ahead.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Cheryl Bishop and Stephanie McElhone from the YMCA on Healthy Kids Day on April 22.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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