Sunday, September 18, 2016

One teen killed, three injured in Floyd crash. No relief in sight for severe drought conditions. Local gas supply low after pipeline leak in AL. Honors for Hawthorn Suites. Busy week ahead in NW Georgia. Today: RIFF, Rose Lawn Festival, Berry Chapel celebr

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

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Best rain chance of week is today at 50%, slightly cooler with temps in upper 80s. Forecast

Latest local headlines:

  • One teen killed, three others injured in crash on Booger Hollow Rd. on Saturday evening.
  • Severe to extreme drought conditions across much of Northwest Georgia. Rome nearly 10 inches below normal rainfall for year. Drought
  • Rome's Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham named 'Hotel of the Year' and one of 'Best of the Best' across the country. Hawthorn
  • This week: Geek Week events, Friends for Life banquet, DeSoto concert, loft tours, Rummage sale, Beer Fest and more. Agenda
  • Cartersville-Bartow People's Choice Awards presented at Arts Festival at Rose Lawn. Awards
  • AAA: Southeast could see tighter supply and higher prices due to Alabama pipeline shutdown. Gas
  • Weekend: Film Festival wraps, Festival at Rose Lawn, Berry Chapel celebrates 100 years and Ice Bucket Challenge in Lindale. Calendar
  • Remembering Wanda Darlene Murphy. 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


  • Rome Braves bring Championship trophy home with late night celebration at State Mutual Stadium.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' 2016 photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: Host Nationals today.

High school:

  • Next week's Coosa vs. Pepperell football game up for both WSB TV's and Fox 5's Game of Week honors. How to vote now.
  • John McClellan's high school picks: New picks coming Monday.
  • Coming up: Sunday, the latest high school ranks. Monday: Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • Norman's No-Nos: How did Norman do? No Nos
  • Berry College: Berry wins at Rhodes, 34-10. Next: Saturday vs. Sewanee, 6 p.m. at home. Roster | Schedule | Gameday
  • Shorter University: Hawks fall to Florida Tech. 40-0. Next: At Delta State, 3 p.m. Saturday.   Roster / Schedule
  • UGA: Georgia hangs on 28-27 over Missouri. Next: At Ole Miss, 12 p.m. Saturday.
  • Georgia Tech: Tech beats Vanderbilt, 38-7. Next: At home vs. Clemson, Thursday at 7:30 p.m.


  • Atlanta Falcons: At Oakland today.


  • Results from Saturday's 30th annual Roman Rumble 5K. Results
  • Latest updates on local soccer results and a look at some of this weekend's showdowns. Soccer

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

  • Please join our guests Monday  including:
  • 7:40 a.m.: Chris Carey on the third annual Cardboard Challenge set for Oct. 15 at Georgia Northwestern Technical College's Aviation Center at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Towers Field.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Kevin Karel on Rome Braves baseball season.

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