Saturday, May 28, 2016

Busy day Downtown with high school graduations. Photo gallery from Pepperell High. Memorial Day weekend guide. Cartersville Medical Center recognizes award winners. Beautiful holiday weekend ahead. Sports updates.

Local news updates all day long at and

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Upper 80s all holiday weekend with 20% chance of rain. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • Photo Gallery: More than 160 students graduate from Pepperell High School. Pepperell
  • High Schools: Busy day with Coosa, Model, Armuchee and Cedartown graduations. Commencement
  • Holiday weekend: Barbeque, Bluegrass, Finster Fest, baseball and Memorial Day events at fairgrounds. Weekend
  • Buzz: Cartersville Medical Center presents HCA Awards of Distinction, updates from Rome Noon Optimist Club and Cartersville fire hydrant testing. Buzz
  • From the extension service: Free manure for gardens can come with pesticide residues, weeds. Garden
  • Georgia Health News: Med school explores venture capital as tool of innovation. Health
  • Health: First sexually-transmitted Zika case confirmed in Georgia. Health
  • Remembering Lynn Barton, Timothy Lynn Duggan, William James "Bill" Ford and Michael Clay McClain. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspections, brought to you by Cupcakes Around the Corner.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • 2016 Guide to Summer Camps in Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Vacation Bible Schools plan a busy summer. What's ahead. VBS
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Rome Braves fall 3-1 to Greenville.
  • Next: Tonight-Sunday, home vs. Greenville.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Shorter Women's 4x400 advance to finals of NCAA DIII Track and Field Championship. 
  • Upcoming community sports events.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Football, baseball and more.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

We're taking Monday, Memorial Day, off from radio. Please join our guests from 7-9 a.m. Tuesday including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Harbin Clinic Neurosurgeon Dr. Daniel Webb on 'Summer Safety Trauma Edition' set for this Thursday on summer injuries and staying safe
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Wright Bagby, newly elected Floyd County Commissioner for Post 2, on what's next for the Board.

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