Saturday, September 10, 2016

Courtyard by Marriott slated to open late January 2017. Armed robbery at Cartersville SunTrust. Remembering Sept. 11, 2001 events today. Busy weekend guide. Tellus Museum honored. Rome Braves head to game 3 of division playoff.

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

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • No break from the heat with temps in the 90s for the weekend. Forecast

Latest local headlines:

  • Business: Courtyard by Marriott rising quickly, look for late January 2017 opening. Business
  • Remembering Sept. 11, 2011: 'March to the Mountain' today, Unity Christian's Young America's Foundation chapter will display 2,977 flags. Statements from Graves, Isakson and Perdue. Remember
  • Bartow Sheriff looking for suspect in armed robbery of SunTrust bank in Cartersville on Friday. Robbery
  • Buzz: Booth Western Art Museum named Southeast Travel Attraction of the Year, Cartersville Chamber seeking new Board members. Buzz
  • Education: GNTC reaching out to displaced ITT students. Activity messenger from Floyd County Schools.  Education
  • Politics: Voter registration deadline one month away on Oct. 11. Advance voting for general election begins Oct. 17. Politics
  • Presentments from Floyd County Grand Jury: 6 appointed to various boards, reviews of records retention and airport. Jury
  • Local celebrities chosen to 'pucker up' to protect the Coosa River in annual Catfish Kissin' Contest. CRBI
  • Weekend: Free outdoor movie, Pine Log Arts & Crafts and live animal show at DeSoto. Calendar
  • Remembering Edna Mae Parton McKenzie and Ralph Cleveland Rutledge. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch
Hometown Marketing:
  • Hardy Realty open house gallery for Sunday: Seven homes in Rome and Cedartown, from $168,900 to $495,000. Hardy

Also today:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Friday night scores: Big wins for Darlington, Model, Cartersville, Cass. Tough losses for Rome, Pepperell, Coosa. Scoreboard
  • John McClellan's high school picks: How did John do?
  • Rome Braves fall 4-3 to Charleston RiverDogs. Final game of division playoff tonight at 7 p.m. 
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: Host the Mets today-Sunday.
  • Berry College - Next: 7 tonight at LaGrange. Roster | Schedule |Gameday
  • Shorter University - Next: 1 this afternoon at Mars Hill.  Roster / Schedule
  • UGA: At home vs. Nicholls. Noon today, SEC Network.
  • Georgia Tech: At home vs. Mercer.

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

  • Please join our guests Monday including:
  • 7:40 a.m.: Eric Waters, principal and CEO of Floyd County Schools College & Career Academy, is joined by Leah Couch and Dr. Brian Swanagan to talk about the winning Shark Tank program.
  • 8:10 a.m.: Christa Jackson from Saint Mary's Catholic School on the fall bazaar set for Sept. 17 and other school updates.

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