Tuesday, September 6, 2016

First look at fall festivals (even if its 92 today). Retail: Freddy's opens in Cartersville, CitiTrend close in West Rome. Gas pipeline to Dalton cuts through Bartow, Gordon counties. Rome Braves ready for playoffs.

Today's first headlines and continuing news updates all day at www.hometownheadlines.com

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Summer making a sizzling comeback this week. Weather

Latest local headlines:

  • Busy fall about to begin. Your early guide to pumpkin patches, festivities in Northwest Georgia. Fall 2016
  • Freddy's opens in Cartersville. CitiTrends just about ready in West Rome. Central Plaza's latest addition, Cycle Therapy, reopens Sept. 13. Vietnam war hero to speak to Marine Corps League. Buzz
  • Playoffs start Wednesday at State Mutual Stadium: Rome Braves vs. RiverDogs. What you need to know. Playoffs
  • Business: Transco's pipeline to Dalton cutting through Bartow, Gordon counties; land condemnation beginning. Business
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores resume Wednesday.  Dining
  • Remembering Mrs. Vivian Ann Smith, Donna Sparks. Obituaries
  • 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 picks: Close games for Rome, Darlington this Friday; Pepperell over Cedartown; trouble for Model? McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Rome Braves wrap up regular season.
  • Playoff tickets for Rome Braves now on sale; $5 for any seat if purchased in advance. First game is 7 p.m. Wednesday at State Mutual Stadium. Playoffs
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Nationals through Wednesday.

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

  • 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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