- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight risk for strong to severe storms today with damaging winds, hail and heavy rain. Already nearly 2 inches of rainfall since Thursday. Forecast
- Rome Commission expected to pass resolution Monday night for new tax allocation district to make way for East Bend development. Floyd Commission to consider changes to retirement plan. Government
- Gordon Sheriff: Eleven arrested in methamphetamine distribution investigation. Gordon
- Georgia Highlands celebrates nearly 1,000 graduates on Saturday (video). Next: County-by-county high school schedule. Graduations
- New vehicle registration system coming statewide. No tag renewals will be processed May 21-27. Those with renewal dates in May and June should renew by May 20 to avoid delays. Tag
- Weekend update presented by The Forum River Center: Celebrating Moms today. A look ahead to next weekend with Relay for Life, Walk with a Doc and Star Wars Night at Rome Braves. Weekend
- Buzz: The Rome Art Coterie 2019 Walking Tour underway through June 11. Bartow History Museum hosting program on Admiral John Henry Towers. Rome Board of Education meets Tuesday. Buzz
- Keith Mickler: The Buxus Blues and what you can try to avoid the problem. Mickler
- Obituaries: Mr. Leon Herald Cross, Miss Lacey Alexis “Lexi” Head and Mr. Larry Wilson Molock. Obituaries
- Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
- Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
Please join our guests Monday including:
7:40 a.m. Ann Hook and Andrea Pitts from Redmond Regional Medical Center on ‘Cruising Toward a Healthy Life,’ a free women’s health event, set for Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at The Forrest Place.
8:10 a.m.: We’re calling this ‘Family Feud meets Dancing With the Stars.’ Robert Smyth and his daughter, Caroline, are competing in this year’s Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge. Among the competition: Robert’s sister-in-law, Devon Smyth (with Dicie Waters). The event itself is Aug. 10.
8:40 a.m. Ginger Rowston and Amy Mendes of the Rome Schools’ parent advisory council will discuss the SuperShowcase event where community members and businesses will give out school supplies and information for students.