Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Latest updates on gas supplies, prices. Part of Professional Court up for sale. Lindale couple dies day apart. 'U' for new Rome restaurant.

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

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Upper 80s for the next few days with 90 due back by the weekend. Weather

Latest local headlines:

  • Business: Gas roundup -- latest check on prices, availability and impact on our area. Roundup
  • Floyd County Schools report plenty of fuel in stock for buses but some steps being taken just in case. Gas
  • Business: Four parts of Professional Court on the market for a combined $875,000, just behind Avenue A off Turner McCall. Business
  • Remembering Lindale couple Mr. Randall Bradford "Red" Jones and Mrs. Glenda Ferrell Williamson Jones as they pass a day apart. Also: Kevin Eugene 'Big K' Garrison, Kevin Reynoso. Obituaries
  • Bartow EMS: 27-year-old man dies after being crushed by twin 500-pound cotton bales; third work-place fatality in a year. Update
  • Buzz: NAACP, 100 Black Men set candidates forum for Oct. 11. Honors for Chieftains. Hospitality Heroes named in Cartersville. Buzz
  • Health: Registration for Oct. 15 Harbin Hero Hustle is 50 percent off through 5 p.m. this Friday. Hero
  • Georgia Health News: New Beginnings Care, which saw its Rockmart nursing home closed in January, facing more problems. Health
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores.  54/U for new restaurant in Rome.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Also today:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • High School Headlines: Some of the smack talk among the high schools in advance of this week's games.
  • 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.
  • Coosa vs. Pepperell football game up for two Game of the Week votes. How to vote now.
  • Weekly soccer report (with additional updates likely).


  • Berry kicker Mitchell Blanchard honored again.
  • Berry College: Saturday vs. Sewanee, 6 p.m. at home. Roster | Schedule |
  • Shorter University:  At Delta State, 3 p.m. Saturday.   Roster / Schedule
  • Georgia Tech: At home vs. Clemson, Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
  • UGA: At Ole Miss, noon Saturday.
  • Norman's No-Nos: Next picks posting Friday morning.


  • Rome Braves' 2016 South Atlantic League championship T-shirts now on sale.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' 2016 photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Mets through Wednesday; at Marlins Thursday-Sunday.

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

  • Please join our guests including:
  • 7:40 a.m.: Steve Trautman and Penny Evans-Plants on the Greater Rome Chamber's annual Geek Week celebration.
  • 8:40 a.m.: Patrick DeHaan, an analyst for Gas Buddy since 2009, joins us to talk about local gas prices, the pipeline leak and what's next.

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