Friday, August 12, 2016

Barnsley adding 50-room inn, meeting hall. Local Joe's barbecue, sides worth the drive. High school football returns. Low 90s all weekend. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police updates.

Where the news is much more than agendas and arrests: 

Ware Mechanical's forecast:

  • Sizzling weekend starts with a heat index of 98 today; 30% rain chance. Weather

Today's first headlines:

  • Business: Barnsley Resort adding 50-room 'Inn,' Georgian Hall for meetings, special events by late 2017. Barnsley
  • First bites: Even the sides are worth the drive to Local Joe's barbecue in Cave Spring. Dining
  • Buzz: Downtown Lofts Tour returns Sept. 24. Tennis centers seek beer, wine pouring permits. Polk Chamber's Tamaka Hudson joins Georgia Northwestern Technical College's board. Buzz
  • Weekend: 'Underground tours,' Night at the Museum, Darlington's Purple Tie Affair set for Saturday. Weekend
  • Remembering Stephanie Marie Dial, Mr. Ruben S. Hightower, Evelyn Inez Miller. 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

  • John McClellan's high school football report: McClellan
  • High school football is back with scrimmages tonight.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Rome Braves continue chase for first place.
  • Next: Hickory tonight-Sunday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Nationals tonight-Sunday.
  • Berry, Shorter counting down to opening weekend of college football.

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

  • Please join our guests including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: It's city vs. county as Scotty Hancock (county commissioner) and Patrick Eidson (Rome's assistant city manager) join us eight days out from the Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: David Guldenschuh on the Floyd County Republican Party's 12th Annual Tillman Hangar Rally on Saturday.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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