Thursday, March 12, 2015

Dense Fog advisory until 10 a.m. January unemployment down in Bartow. Ledbetters' Cartersville Marketplace ready for construction, New Del Tacos coming to NW Georgia. Today's Buzz, Weekend guide. Rain later today through Sunday. Later today: Bartow County

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Dense Fog advisory until 10 a.m. Today: 30% rain chance, high of 67. Tonight: 80% rain chance, low of 51.
  • January unemployment rate up Floyd, Gordon counties vs. December, all areas down from previous year. Unemployment
  • Six properties on the auction block in Rome/Floyd County including Clocktower Corners, home of Makervillage. Auction
  • Development: Initial site plans for Ledbetters' Marketplace in Cartersville approved. Ledbetter
  • New Del Taco restaurant coming to Cartersville, others planned for Rome, Calhoun. Del Taco
  • Buzz: Chili Cook-Off for Relay for Life, Growing Vegetables seminar, Rome Symphony program, Tobacco cessation classes and Murder Mystery dinner. Buzz
  • Georgia Health News: Emory Healthcare gets new president, CEO. Health
  • Weekend: Final days of Winston Churchill exhibit, St. Patrick's Day festivities including Leprechaun-a-thon 5K and Walk, Ginger Pride Parade and Lucky clover cruise-in. Calendar
  • GDOL recruiting workers for Aerotek in Cedartown on March 16. Aerotek
  • Obituaries: Services Friday for Carolyn Doss. Notices for Earlene Chandler, George Edwards, Virgil Haney and Novella Lee. Obituaries
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining.
  • Bartow County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch.
Regular features:
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder
Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report  (click)
  • UGA RB Nick Chubb spending his Spring Break working out with former Cedartown coaches, teammates.
  • Norman Arey's basketball picks: Trimming begins for more than 300 teams as conference tournament week starts. Arey
  • Atlanta Braves top Mets, 3-2. Host Cardinals today.
  • Registration begins for the 2015 season of Braves Miracle Field of Rome
  • Big Saturday ahead at State Mutual Stadium: National Anthem tryouts and Single game tickets on sale.
  • Local college sports updates.
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98,7 FM
Please join our guests Thursday as Randy Quick hosts: 
At 7:40 a.m.: State Rep. Eddie Lumsden on latest from General Assembly.
At 8:10 a.m.: Mark Butler, State Labor Commissioner on latest unemployment numbers.
At 8:40 a.m.: JP Selle, director of Tennis at Coosa Country Club, and Cristian Lopez, Tennis Management Group, on Rome's Tennis Month events.

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