Thursday, October 6, 2016

800,000 reasons to like the ACC tennis tournaments. Frios Gourmet Pops opens this weekend. Latest on Hurricane Matthew. Berry, Shorter football updates. Latest from Coosa Valley Fair.

Continuing updates all day at 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Mid 80s through Saturday; a bit cooler by Sunday. Weather
  • Hurricane Matthew: The latest updates. Matthew

Latest local headlines:

  • Here are 800,000 reasons why the upcoming ACC tennis tournaments mean big business in Rome. Economic impact
  • Business: Frios Gourmet Pops opens Friday or Saturday in downtown Rome. Synovus chair Kessel Stelling to speaker at Bartow chamber luncheon. Business
  • Latest results from the Coosa Valley Fair. Seniors day today with gates opening at 1 p.m. Fair
  • Tickets go on sale Friday for 'Tim Reynolds, From Bluegrass to Classical & Everything in Between' set for Oct. 30 at the DeSoto. Tim Reynolds
  • Education: Darlington sees 30-point jump in SAT scores, averages 1664 vs. state's 1459 and national's 1484. Education
  • Buzz: 'Truck or Treat' unites Halloween, food trucks on Oct. 28. NAACP's Soul Food dinner/raffle/auction Nov. 12. New assistant chaplain at Floyd. Buzz
  • Weekend: Heavy Metal in Motion returns to Tellus; Coosa Valley Fair; chili cookout; veterans memorial service, 'Paddle Through History.' Weekend
  • Georgia Health News: Senate panel begins looking at options for Medicaid expansion. Health
  • Remembering Mr. Gary Adair, Mr. Edwin Harold "Eddie" Brock, Mr. William J. "Willie" McGee, Mr. Thomas Walter Redwine, Mr. Walker Ray Stone. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Also today:

  • Campaign watch: Summary of candidate profiles (and links to GHC video interviews). Plus: Local, national political calendars. Politics
  • Fall festivals, pumpkin farms and leaf season. Your Northwest Georgia wrap-up. Fall
  • Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.
  • State business headlines: Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Shorter Hawks: Clark Atlanta at Barron Stadium, 7 p.m. Oct. 6.
  • Berry College Viking Chris Lilly has been nominated for GEICO Play of the Year for his one-handed touchdown catch over the LaGrange Panthers on Sept. 10.
  • Berry Vikings: At home vs. Chicago, Saturday at noon.
  • John McClellan's high school picks: Rome, Darlington, Cartersville should have no trouble Friday night; 10 area teams off for fall break. McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Georgia Tech:  At Pittsburgh, Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
  • UGA: At South Carolina, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
  • Atlanta Falcons: At Broncos, 4:15 p.m. Sunday.

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

  • Please join our guests including:
  • 7:40 a.m.: Hurricane updates
  • 8:10 a.m.: Matt Pearce from the Small Business Development Center on the importance of staying focused on what your business really is.
  • 8:40 a.m.: Matt Robinson from the new Frios gourmet pops opening on Broad Street

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