Saturday, May 14, 2016

Over 1,600 cast early votes in Floyd, Bartow and Polk. Saturday voting today from 9-4 p.m. Rome River Jam and Roman Roast on the River continue today. Isakson speaking at Darlington graduation. Saturday's Buzz. Sports updates.

Local news updates all day long at and

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Another beautiful weekend ahead. Sunshine, high near 78 today. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • Campaign Watch Daily: Over 1,600 cast early votes in Floyd, Bartow and Polk. Advance voting today from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Politics
  • Photo Gallery: Hundreds pack Ridge Ferry for first day of Rome River Jam and Roman Roast on River. Photos
  • Weekend: We have your guide to Rome River Jam, Roman Roast on the River -- some real star gazing, too. Weekend
  • Buzz: Chamber Post-Legislative Breakfast on May 18, Floyd Schools' Lee Kaylor elected president of GAINS, Cedartown store sells winning lottery ticket. Buzz
  • High school commencement services: Isakson guest speaker at Darlington's graduation this morning. Graduation
  • GNTC holds commencement ceremony for 100 students earning General Education Diploma (GED). GNTC
  • Graduation 2016: Pepperell's Bethany Hancock, Meg McCord on their experiences, advice for underclassmen, what's next. Pepperell
  • Health: Floyd honors Nurse of the Year and other employees during Nurses' Week. Health
  • Keith Mickler: Dealing with the wood-chomping Carpenter Bees. Mickler
  • Photo Gallery: Elm Street Elementary opens new Butterfly Garden. Butterflies
  • Remembering James Lee Boatner, Danny Dennis, Lois Jean Schrimsher Willis McGhee, David Norman Proctor, Dale Edward Stahl and Randell Wright, Sr. 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


  • Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday: Seven homes from Rome to Adairsville. Hardy

Regular features:

  • 2016 Guide to Summer Camps in Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • 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 to Hickory, 4-3.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery
  • Rome High holds spring scrimmage at Berry on Friday.
  • Latest high school baseball updates: Trion in state title baseball game today.
  • Berry Vikings to host NCAA regional softball this weekend.
  • NCCAA outdoor track at Shorter concludes today.
  • Upcoming community sports events. Today: The Salvation Army's third annual Run for the Homeless 5K. Plus link to sports summer camps.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

Please join our guests from 7-9 a.m. Monday including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.:  Harbin Clinic Psychologist Dr. Candice Claiborne on Tuesday's Harbin Doc Walk and Talk, and how you can get involved.
  • At 8:10 a.m.:  Armuchee High graduates Clair Hill and Josh Woodard.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: From Unity Christian School: Graduating seniors Brady Cargle and Ansley Montgomery

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