Sunday, September 4, 2016

19-year-old motorcyclist killed in Armuchee crash. Rome Braves clinch playoff spot. Berry storms back to win opener. Weekend focus tomorrow's Knights of Columbus barbecue. Week ahead in NW Georgia. Berry's Viking Fusion looks at EpiPen increase. Eagle upda

Today's first headlines and continuing news updates all day at and

Top stories today:

  • 19-year-old motorcyclist dies in crash on Floyd Springs Rd. near Highway 156; Other driver charged with vehicular homicide. Crash
  • Weekend focus: Knight of Columbus preparing some 4,600 lbs of food for Monday's best barbecue in Rome. Knights
  • Latest post from Berry's Viking Fusion takes a look at EpiPen price increase and impact on campus. Fusion
  • Labor Day Weekend festivities: Bluegrass worship service, Final day of Powwow and Barbecue tomorrow. Calendar

Latest local headlines:

  • Ware Mechanical forecast: Sunshine and high near 90 today, same for Labor Day. Forecast
  • Politics: Floyd Democrats open headquarters, GOP set for their opening on Thursday. Politics
  • This week: Labor Day barbecue, Floyd BOE meeting, baseball playoffs, free outdoor movies and March to the Mountain. Agenda
  • The Berry College eagles have returned to town and with some unexpected company. Eagles
  • Remembering Kenneth David Barton, Stanley Dale Arasmith, Alfred Preston Caldwell, Jr., Jerry Carson Smith and Frances Marie Gribble Taylor. 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

  • #MiracleonMarthaBerry: Vikings storm back to get first win of season over Maryville, 34-33. Berry
  • Georgia High School Football Daily returns Monday.
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No Nos. How did Norman do? Arey
  • Rome Braves clinch spot in playoffs after winning both games of Saturday's doubleheader in Augusta.
  • Playoff tickets for Rome Braves now on sale; $5 for any seat if purchased in advance. Playoffs
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Phillies today.

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

  • No show Monday because of the Labor Day holiday. Please join our guests Tuesday including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Andy Garner, chair of the Floyd County Republican Party, on Thursday's opening of the GOP headquarters on Broad Street.
  • At 8:10 and 8:40 a.m.: Berry students Olivia Vasquez and Diamond Newsome join Katherine Powell in advance of author Bryan Stephenson's Just Mercy speech at the college later this week.

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