Sunday, October 16, 2016

Latest on North Rome murder investigation. Suspicious fire damages DIGS home. Photo galleries from Fiddlin' Fest, Harbin Hero Hustle and Cardboard Challenge. Advance voting begins Monday. Busy week ahead in NW Georgia. Sports updates.

Continuing updates all day at 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Beautiful Sunday ahead, high near 82. Rain chance in forecast later this week. Forecast

Today's headlines

  • Murder investigation underway as 21-year-old man shot and killed in North Rome. Shooting
  • Rome Fire Marshal and police investigating suspicious fire that heavily damaged DIGS home. Fire
  • Fiddlin' Fest: A festive day full of bluegrass, classic cars, corn hole tournaments and fun in Downtown Rome. Fest 
  • Politics: Advance voting begins Monday. What you need to vote early in Floyd, Bartow, Gordon and Polk. Politics 
  • Buzz: Dump Day collects 50 tons of materials. 'Running A.T. Full Speed' premiere Nov. 5. Local photographer earns professional awards. Buzz 
  • This week: Early voting, job fairs, education meetings, Cowboy festival, Boo Fest, Marching festival, Chiaha and more. Agenda
  • Photos from Saturday's Harbin Hero Hustle. Rome YMCA wins Hero Challenge $1,000 grand prize. Hero
  • Photo gallery: Students use their creativity in Saturday's Cardboard Challenge. Cardboard
  • Remembering Katherine Scoggins Fowler. Obituaries 
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining 
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crime

Also today:

  • Campaign watch: Election headlines; sample ballots; summary of candidate profiles. 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

  • Norman Arey's Norman's No Nos: How did Norman pick 'em? No Nos
  • John McClellan's new high school picks for the week coming Tuesday.
  • Berry Vikings: Berry beats Hendrix, 24-14. Next: Oct. 29 at home vs. Millsaps, 1 p.m.
  • Shorter Hawks:  Hawks fall 45-0 to North Alabama. Next: At West Florida, Saturday at 2 p.m.
  • Georgia Tech: Jackets beat Georgia Southern, 35-24. Next:  Oct. 29, homecoming vs. Duke,
  • UGA: Georgia stunned by Vanderbilt, 17-16. Next: Oct. 29, vs. Florida in Jacksonville, 3:30 p.m.
  • Atlanta Falcons: At Seahawks, 4:25 p.m. Sunday.

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

  • Please join our guests Monday including:
  • 7:40 a.m.: Ira Levy on the annual Deli Day coming to Rodeph Sholom Congregation on Nov. 9.
  • 8:10 a.m.: Ryan Simmons with Brand Red Studios on premiere of 'Running A.T. Full Speed'
  • 8:40 a.m.: Richard Dixon from Rome High School on Peach State Marching Festival on Oct. 22.

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