Saturday, September 17, 2016

Three killed in Bartow crash. Rome Braves are SAL Champions! Site work underway at North Floyd Industrial park. First ale brewing in downtown Rome. Busy weekend with RIFF, Festival at Rose Lawn, Roman Rumble and more. Warm and dry for weekend, maybe some r

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

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • More warm and dry weather ahead, but there is slight chance of rain late Sunday. Forecast

Latest local headlines:

  • Three killed, two others injured in overnight crash on Hwy. 411 in Bartow County. Crash
  • The future is now! Rome Braves win 2016 South Atlantic League Championship. Braves
  • Rome Chamber working to attract new business as SPLOST funded grading work underway at North Floyd Industrial Rail Park. Business
  • First batch of local "Downtown Brown" ale is brewing at Rome City Brewing Company. Brew
  • Bartow EMS: Child hit by car in Cartersville, non-life threatening injuries reported. Bartow
  • Latest indictments from Floyd County Grand Jury. Indictments
  • Fiddlin' Fest Between the Rivers: Transforming Downtown Rome into fall street festival featuring Bluegrass favorites. Fiddlin' Fest
  • Weekend: Rome International Film Festival, Roman Rumble, Festival at Rose Lawn, Berry farmers' market, St. Mary's Fall Bazaar and more. Calendar
  • Regional Buzz: Duck Dash 5K and Fun Run coming Oct. 1. Cedartown Christmas Parade to focus on charitable giving. Buzz
  • Education: Upcoming activities for Floyd County Schools, Sept. 17-24. Education
  • Remembering Emma Frances Agan Clark, Patrick Kevin Garrett, Sylvia Jane Benton Green, Kenneth Ray "Pops" Hunt, Sr. and Ralph Cleveland Rutledge. 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

  • Friday's high school football scoreboard: Big wins for Pepperell, Darlington, Model, Cartersville, Calhoun, Rockmart, Adairsville and Cass. Scoreboard
  • Rome Braves are 2016 South Atlantic League Champs.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' 2016 photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: Host Nationals today-Sunday.
  • John McClellan's high school picks: How did John do? McClellan
  • Norman's No-Nos: 'Noles eke one out, Tide rolls and Georgia wins an SEC game. No Nos
  • Berry College: At Rhodes, 2 p.m. Saturday. Roster | Schedule | Gameday
  • Shorter University: 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: At Oakland Sunday.

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