Sunday, July 17, 2016

Not-so-soft opening for Rome Tennis Center. Weekend in Pictures. Updates from Republican National Convention. Week ahead in NW Georgia. Another hot one with heat index at 100. Sports updates.

Where Northwest Georgia's news day never ends: and

Ware Mechanical's forecast:

  • Another hot one with heat index at 100, slight 20% rain chance today. Forecast

Today's first headlines:

  • Weekend in Pictures: Big crowds for Homespun, Soul Fest, Great Valley Expo and Berry Farmers' Market. Photo gallery
  • Not-so-soft opening for Rome Tennis Center at Berry College; 750 junior players take to the courts this weekend. Tennis
  • Politics: Local coverage of the Republican National Convention with delegate David Guldenschuh on Hometown Radio this week. Politics
  • This week: Job Fairs in Cartersville, Cedartown, government meetings, Youth Revolution and GA Tech night at Braves. Agenda
  • U.S. Department of Defense conducts training exercise in Rome near State Mutual Stadium. Training
  • Remembering Francis Almond, Janie Joyce Gibson and Anthony Lamar Whatley. 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: Rome falls 4-0 to Columbia.Next: At Columbia, today-Monday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At home today vs. Colorado.
  • 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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