Friday, July 29, 2016

Special opening today for Rome Tennis Center. Sales Tax Holiday for back to school is Saturday, Sunday. Pokemon GO(me) from Myrtle Hill. Heard on the Tweet. A trace cooler, a trace of rain. Later today: Jail reports, Cartersville Police updates

Where Bartow County's news day never ends:

Ware Mechanical's forecast:

  • 50% chance of rain Saturday, 40% Sunday. But: We won't see anything close to what we need to ease the drought. Weather

Today's first headlines:

  • Special 'serve' to replace standard ribbon cutting at today's grand opening of the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College. Opening ceremonies.
  • Pokemon Go is gone from Myrtle Hill -- and Porto Futurus is next. Poked
  • Heard on the Tweet: EMS honored for 50 years of service. Big screen seeks 'Tiny' cabin owners. Tweet
  • Health: Neonatologist Clark Montague, D.O., joins Floyd. Health
  • Health: From students to adults, time to check if you're up-to-date as August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Health
  • Weekend: $8 barbecue plate just one of the reasons to visit Oostanaula Lodge No. 113 F & A.M. Saturday. Weekend
  • Smile Report: Redmond Regional employees together contribute more than $7,600 to Summit Quest. Smile
  • Memorial services are Sunday for Judy Sims, longtime educator and Rome School Board member. Judy Sims
  • No other obituaries from Thursday.
  • 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 High's 'soap game' returns Aug. 5. Unity, Georgia School for the Deaf schedules.
  • Shorter's Ayana Walker in spotlight.
  • Rome Braves on the road.
  • Next:  Today. At Greenville through Sunday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Phillies through Sunday.
  • Links to high school football schedules.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM.

  • At 7:20 a.m.: Update on back-to-school traffic around the schools from WRGA's Austen Trevers.
  • At 7:40 a.m.:  Wendy Davis, a super delegate to this week's Democratic National Convention, on what to expect later today.
  • At 8:10 a.m.:  John McClellan on the informal start of the high school football season.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson on the latest from Washington including updates on the Veterans Administration.

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