Monday, September 12, 2016

Floyd DA's race, Patterson vs. Salter: Key issues facing criminal justice system. Championship showdown: Rome Braves host Lakewood tonight. John McClellan's high school picks. Freebie alert. A tad cooler this week.

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

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • A little break in the heat with a 30% rain chance Monday, Tuesday. Weather

Latest local headlines:

  • Campaign 2016: Floyd County District Attorney, Leigh Patterson and Jeremy Salter on mental health courts, ethics and the system's most pressing needs. Politics
  • League championship series between Rome Braves, Lakewood Blueclaws opens tonight at 7 at State Mutual Stadium. Braves
  • Buzz: Freebie alert as Chick-fil-A Dwarf House celebrates 23 years. Sudden rush of fast food jobs in our area. Buzz
  • Remembering Mr. Zackary Marshall 'Zack' Turner. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Tuesday.  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 picks: Model, Darlington, Cartersville, Calhoun all should win easily. McClellan
  • Rome Braves vs. the Blueclaws tonight at 7 at State Mutual Stadium.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: Host the Marlins today-Wedesday.
  • Berry College: Next: At Rhodes, 2 p.m. Saturday. Roster | Schedule | Gameday
  • Shorter University: Next: At home vs. Florida Tech, Saturday at 7 p.m.  Roster / Schedule
  • UGA: At Missouri, Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
  • Georgia Tech: At home vs. Vanderbilt, 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
  • Atlanta Falcons fall to Bucs; at Oakland next Sunday.

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 and Kristina Maddux from Saint Mary's Catholic School on the fall bazaar set for Sept. 17 and other school updates.
  • 8:40 a.m.: Mike Dunn, general manager of the Rome Braves, on the opening games of the South Atlantic League championship Monday at 7 p.m. at State Mutual Stadium.

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