Saturday, July 16, 2016

New gas station and liquor store headed to Shorter Ave? Former Pepperell teacher indicted on child molestation. Man struck by car on I-75 in Bartow. Unity's YAF chapter receives big honors. Busy weekend in NW Georgia. Rain chance all weekend. Sports update

Where Northwest Georgia's news day never ends: and

Ware Mechanical's forecast:

  • 40% rain chance with high of 92. More rain possible all week. Forecast

Today's first headlines:

  • New convenience store with gas pumps, plus liquor store planned on Shorter Ave. ACC meets Monday to approve applications. ACC
  • Floyd County Grand Jury indicts former Pepperell Middle School teacher for child molestation. Indictments
  • Bartow EMS: Man struck by car on I-75, airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center. Bartow
  • Education: Unity Christian School's Young Americans for Freedom named National Chapter of the Year. Education
  • Buzz: Cartersville City Schools upgrading phone system, Two Bartow firemen receive Valor award, Rome Tea Party Lunch Bunch rescheduled, GDOL hosting job fair for FedEx. Buzz
  • Weekend: Berry Farmer's Market, Homespun, Great Valley Expo, Soul Fest and more. Calendar
  • Remembering Eliza Paralee Proctor Pappalardo. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Also today:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Rome Braves top Columbia, 3-0.
  • Next: At Columbia, today-Monday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At home vs. Colorado, today-Sunday.
  • Links to high school football schedules this fall.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Softball, baseball and more.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM. Coming up Monday:

  • At 7:40 a.m.:  Rome attorney David Guldenschuh of Rome who's attending the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Hannah Payne, chair of Young America's Foundation at Unity Christian School, on being named HS chapter of the year.
  • At 8:40 a.m.:  Rome Police Lt. Chris DeHart on back-to-school safety and what you need to know.

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