Friday, September 9, 2016

The Foundry Growler Station just about ready. Piece of the Twin Towers now in Cartersville; remembering Sept. 11. Weather: On the heat goes on. Sports: Norman's No-Nos and high school preview.

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

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • And the heat goes on and the heat goes on. Mid 90s through the weekend. Weather
  • 'Code orange' smog conditions Friday in Bartow County, metro Atlanta. Smog

Latest local headlines:

  • Business: The Foundry Growler Station almost ready in Rome. Foundry
  • Piece of the Twin Towers from the Sept. 11 attack now on permanent display at Cartersville's Public Safety Building. Steel
  • Remembering Sept. 11, 2001: Downtown service this morning. On Saturday: 'March to the Mountain' in Cartersville; Unity Christian's Young America's Foundation chapter will display 2,977 flags. Sept. 11
  • Buzz: Berry College Chapel to celebrate 100 years on Sept. 18. Rome Police Explorer meeting Tuesday. Where to donate blood today. Buzz
  • Weekend: Free outdoor movies in Rome. Final Euharlee Food Truck Friday. The zoo comes to the DeSoto Sunday. Pine Log arts and crafts festival. Weekend.
  • Remembering Mrs. Josephine DeBenney, Nevin Randolph "Randy" Garrett Jr., Mrs. Vivian Ann Richardson Smith. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Realty open house gallery for Sunday: Six Rome area homes, from $168,900 to $495,000.
  • Posting at 3 this afternoon.

Also today:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report


  • Friday night preview: Best night yet of local high school football. Radio updates. Weather: 84 degrees, clear at kickoff. Preview
  • 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 at Charleston RiverDogs tonight at 7; lead best-of-three series, 1-0.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: Host the Mets Friday-Sunday.


  • Norman Arey's Norman's No Nos: You want to bet that this week is better than .500? No-nos
  • Berry College - Next: 7 p.m. Saturday at LaGrange. Roster | Schedule |Gameday
  • Shorter University - Next: 1 p.m. Saturday at Mars Hill.  Roster / Schedule
  • UGA: At home vs. Nichols. Saturday, noon. SEC Network.
  • Georgia Tech: At home Saturday vs. Mercer.


  • The Atlantic profiles Paralympic Soccer team training at Darlington.

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

  • Please join our guests including:
  • 7:40 a.m.: Berry College sophomore Maddie Bess on her upcoming seminars about hydraulic fracturing in Northwest Georgia, starting Sept. 14 and continuing through Oct. 9.
  • 8:10 a.m.: Shane Hendrix, environmental health manager at the Floyd County Health Department, and Alison Watson, nurse manager at the health department, on the upcoming rabies-flu vaccination clinic.
  • 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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