Sunday, July 3, 2016

Calhoun man drowns at Allatoona. Photo gallery of Independence Day Block Party. Your weekend guide for celebrating the Stars and Stripes. Safety: Only 1 traffic fatality statewide so far this weekend. Weather: 20-60% rain chance, highs upper 90

The local news you need throughout your busy day from and

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • 20-60% rain chance for Independence Day. Highs in the upper 90's. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • Update: 35-year-old Calhoun man identified as drowning victim at Gatewood Park on Lake Allatoona. Drowning
  • Photo gallery: Independence Block Party draws another great crowd downtown. Block Party
  • Independence Day Weekend Guide: From fireworks to concerts to parades, everything you need to know to celebrate the Red, White and Blue. Guide
  • Updated Independence Day safety tips and warnings: So far, only one traffic fatality for the weekend. Safety
  • This week: Independence Day events, Floyd BOE meeting, Planning Commission, Rome's Tour of Homes and political events. Agenda
  • Remembering Texie Wilma Buffington. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Recommended reads:

  • Floyd Schools, first responders produce chilling video that will change the way you drive, let alone your teenagers. Video
  • Independence Day weekend: Your guide to celebrating the Red, White and Blue across Northwest Georgia. Calendar
  • 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 Lexington, 2-1.
  • Next: At Lexington today; home Independence Day.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: Home vs. Marlins today.
  • Links to high school football schedules this fall.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Football, baseball and more.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

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