Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Model teen killed playing 'jump the car' game. Three new businesses coming to Dean Ave. Smoothie King set to open Oct. 22. Political forum tonight, final day to register to vote. Weather and sports updates.

Continuing updates all day at www.hometownheadlines.com 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Sunny, high near 78 and low near 44 tonight. Forecast

Today's headlines

  • Mother of Kobe Thomas says teen died playing game 'jump the car' in new report from WSB TV. Details
  • Business: Changes along Dean Avenue as new car dealer, mini mart and salvage/grocery store on the way. Business
  • Dining: After months of renovations, Smoothie King set to open next week in Village Plaza. Smoothie 
  • Campaign Watch: First local political forum of the season tonight. Final day to register to vote for November election. Politics 
  • Buzz: RLT presenting special one-week production of 'The Ascension of Twyla Potts'. Walk to End Alzheimer's on Nov. 12. Bartow History Museum updates. Buzz 
  • With Hurricane Matthew bearing down on Georgia, a pair of coastal hospitals swung into action. Health
  • Remembering Bertha C Mathis, Larry Preston Millican. Kobe Thomas and Margaret Cain Turner. Obituaries 
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores will return Wednesday because of Columbus Day. 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

  • Vikings' Chris Lilly's amazing catch advances to GEICO Play of the Year Finals.
  • John McClellan's high school picks: Rome and Cartersville cruise. Pepperell by 10 over Rockmart. Model by 6 over Chattooga and Darlington by 6 over Trion. McClellan
  • Berry Vikings: Next: At Hendrix, 2 p.m. Saturday
  • Shorter Hawks: Next: At North Alabama, Oct. 15, 7 p.m.
  • Georgia Tech: Next: At home vs. Georgia Southern, Saturday at 12:30 p.m.  
  • UGA: Next: At home vs. Vanderbilt, Saturday at noon.
  • Atlanta Falcons: At Seahawks, 4:25 p.m. Sunday.

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

  • No show today. Please join us just after the 7 a.m. news Wednesday with guests:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Allen Buckley, Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Rome carver Jeremy Smith on his appearance on Food Network's Halloween Wars.

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