Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Latest on late-night murder in Cartersville. Bartow Schools react to Newtown shootings. Sunny but cooler today; cold and rainy Thursday.

For these and today's latest headlines, please see www.bartowheadlines.com:
Updates on late-night Cartersville murder.
Bartow County Schools react to the Newtown shootings.
Graduation from Chattahoochee Tech special for Cass High alum.
Berry-Shorter Fall Festival sports rivalry proposed
-Shorter University Athletic Director Bill Peterson and staff have shared an idea with the NAIA Host Committee to establish an annual fall sports competition between Berry College and Shorter University, with 50 percent of the money raised going to a local charity.

Berry launches 'eagle cam' to watch national treasurers:

-Daylight permitting, you can watch the birds with a new webcam set up to track their activities.


With Christmas just a week away . . .

-Retail: Extended hours now through Christmas Eve.

Fiscal cliff debate
-Today at noon, the Rome TEA Party's Lunch Bunch will be held from noon until 1:30 p.m. at Fuddruckers. The program: "The Fiscal Cliff: Prevent it or Let Us Fall?"

-Calls mount to oust Boehner -- and replace him with Georgia's Tom Price: Joe McCutcheon of Ellijay, a staunch Republican who's earned the title as the nation's most prolific talk show caller (including Hometown Radio), is among those calling for the ouster of House Majority Leader John Boehner. McCutcheon's call is to replace him with Georgia Rep. Tom Price.

Rain returns Thursday; so do subfreezing overnight lows
-Tuesday: High of 56, low of 36.

-Wednesday: High of 67, low of 42; 20% rain chance overnight.
-Thursday: 90% rain chance, high of 59, low of 27.


Latest jail reports.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 1470 AM, 7-9 a.m. weekdays. Listen live online

-Please join our guests today including:

-Bonnie and Jim Moore of the Rome chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, talking about the Newtown shootings.

-Jose Santamaria, executive director of Tellus Science Museum, debunking the Dec. 21 end-of-the-world chatter.

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