Saturday, June 11, 2016

Sizzlin' weekend ahead. Ways to beat the heat. Smog alert for Bartow. Local radio stations get state honors. Bond updates on BOE arrests. Weekend guide. Sports updates.

The local news you need throughout your busy day from and

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Sizzlin' Saturday ahead with high near 94. continues through Sunday. Weather
  • Fourth consecutive Code Orange smog alert for Bartow, metro Atlanta today.
  • Floyd EMA: Ways to help 'beat the heat' with return of summer's hot temperatures. RFPRA offers locations to 'cool-off' this summer. Heat

Today's headlines:

  • WRGA, South 93.5, Jock 99.5, The Rebel and Cartersville's WBHF honored by state broadcasters. Awards
  • Update from Friday's bond hearing for FCBOE racketeering case. Bond
  • Latest indictments from Floyd County Grand Jury. Rome man indicted for murder. Indictments
  • Silver Creek man killed in Polk County motorcycle crash. Polk
  • Buzz: New date for Floyd BOE's July meeting. Two local music teachers elected to district and state positions. Rotary Club program updates. Buzz
  • Weekend: Run for the Rescues, Rockfest, Cave Spring Arts Festival and Second Samuel at DeSoto. Weekend
  • Keith Mickler: How to bag bagworms before they do some major damage. Bagworms
  • Remembering Herbert Arthur "Bert" Hitchcock and Martha Sue Garrett Lucas. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday: Eight homes in Rome. Hardy

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 get another win 6-2 over Greensboro.
  • Next: At Greensboro, today-Sunday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • GNTC Golf Team finishes second at National Championships.
  • Upcoming community sports events.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Football, baseball and more.

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. Jim Alred from Harbin Clinic on the Independence Day premiere of the Splash Dash as well as the concert and fireworks to follow at Ridge Ferry Park.

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