Thursday, September 22, 2016

'Duck Pond' battle brewing. Last day of summer was 95; first day of fall: 90. Latest gas gauge update. Motorcyclists collide, die near Adairsville.

Continuing updates all day at

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • After 95 degrees on Wednesday, fall arrives at 10:21 this morning. Today's high: 90. Weather

Latest local headlines:

  • Development plan for Rome 'Duck Pond' puts CityCenter and Monday's City Commission meeting back in the headlines. Duck Pond
  • Latest gas gauge updates for Northwest Georgia. Gas
  • August's jobless rate down across Northwest Georgia compared to July and same month last year. Plus: Job fair today in Cartersville. Jobs
  • Business: Andy Davis now a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. New staff, directors at NorthSide Bank. News for poultry farmers. Business
  • Winners announced from the 13th Rome International Film Festival. RIFF
  • Education: Nine area students honored by the Rome Noon Optimist Club. Students
  • Buzz: Metropolitan UMC's 'Men Who Cook' is Oct. 9. Parkview Baptist's motorcycle, car show Saturday. Buzz
  • Georgia Health News: The name may be obscure but the infection is deadly. Health
  • Remembering Ms. Deloris Allen, Mrs. Glenda Arleen Cabe Broome, David Acton Brown, Mrs. Wynette Elizabeth Hall Smith Clements. 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

  • Georgia Tech: At home vs. Clemson, tonight at 7:30 on EPSN.
  • John McClellan's high school picks:   No. 6 Darlington over No. 8 Bowdon (private vs. public). Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun, Rome should have smooth nights. McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Berry College: Saturday vs. Sewanee, 6 p.m. at home. Roster | Schedule |
  • Shorter University:  At Delta State, 3 p.m. Saturday.   Roster / Schedule
  • UGA: At Ole Miss, noon Saturday.
  • Norman's No-Nos: Next picks posting Friday morning.
  • Rome Braves to be honored at Thursday's County Commission meeting. 2016 South Atlantic League championship T-shirts on sale at Tradin' Post.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' 2016 photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Mets through today; at Marlins Thursday-Sunday.
  • Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans, Monday at 8:30 p.m. on ESPN.

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

  • Please join our guests including:
  • 7:40 a.m.:  Jennifer Hazelton, communications director of the Trump-Pence campaign in Georgia, on what we can expect in Monday's night debate and the final weeks of the presidential sweepstakes.
  • 8:10 a.m.: Harry Brock, chair of the Heart of the Community Foundation, and a second representative on what's expected of the 2017 nominees.
  • 8:40 a.m.: Rome singer/songwriter J. Scott Thompson and David Parker of Parker FiberNet on Friday's concert at the DeSoto Theatre.

No comments: