Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Floyd County bank deposits $20 million less than before. A bank-by-bank comparison. Updates on Shane's, Panera Bread as Bartow restaurant boom continues. Bass Pro, Cabela's to merger; what's it mean to LakePoint?

Continuing updates all day at www.hometownheadlines.com 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • High of 87, sunny skies as Coosa Valley Fair opens to a week of perfect weather. Forecast
  • What you need to know about Hurricane Michael. Tropics

Latest local headlines:

  • Business: Annual deposit review shows $1.38 billion in area banks as of June 30, down $20 million from a year ago. Which banks saw increases and market share growth. Banks
  • Business: Panera Bread, Shane's also coming to Main Street in Cartersville this fall. Dining
  • Business: Bass Pro buying rival Cabela's for $5.5 billion. No answer yet on what it means to Bass Pro plans for LakePoint. Outdoors
  • Coosa Valley Fair opens tonight; see early bird specials, schedule. Click Fair
  • Buzz: Improvements to U.S. 27/Gore-Subligna Road set. Veterans Expo at LakePoint Oct. 11. Duck Dash raises $12,000. Free legal help Oct. 14. Buzz
  • Health: Darlington site of special Blood Assurance blood drive Thursday. Alzheimer's Association plans events in Rome, Calhoun. Health
  • Health: Flu shots now available at the Gordon County, Polk County health departments. Health
  • Georgia Health News: Atlanta has biggest gap in breast cancer deaths when comparing whites, blacks. Health
  • Education: Two Darlington students earn $160,000 in scholarships to Alabama. Floyd Schools' schedule for week after fall break. Education
  • Remembering Mr. Paul Franklin Boyd, Mr. Harold James Mantooth Sr., Michael Wall, Mr. Charles Edward Woodard. 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

  • Honors for Shorter quarterback Tyler Pullum.
  • Rome Braves, Floyd Police set celebrity golf shootout.
  • Berry Vikings: At home vs. Chicago, Saturday at noon.
  • Shorter Hawks: Clark Atlanta at Barron Stadium, 7 p.m. Oct. 6.
  • 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:
  • 8:10 a.m.: Jim Galloway of the AJC's Political Insider on his thoughts about Georgia being a battleground state and what to expect from tonight's vice presidential debate.
  • 8:40 a.m.: Cheryl Bishop with the YMCA on BooFest set for Friday, Oct. 21, at Grizzard Park.

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