Monday, March 23, 2015

Pumpkin carving turns into booming chainsaw art business. Busy week with Business After Hours, fashion show. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Bartow Police arrest repots.

Continuing news and weather coverage at

Ware Mechanical forecast

  •   Rain should ease by midafternoon but more is on the way; mid 60s.


  • Local craftsman turning his chainsaw art into booming business. Profile
  • Darlington's Seventh Annual Light the Lake, honoring those touched by cancer, is this Friday. Light the Lake
  • This week: 'Kingmakers' taping goes beyond downtown; part of big week at Berry (half marathon is Saturday). Also: Commission meetings. Week
  • Gas prices down nearly $1.20 a gallon from a year ago. Lowest local prices: $2.04 in Calhoun. Pumped
  • This week: Rome, Floyd commissions meet. TV pilot taping in Rome. Cartersville Business After Hours and Fashion Show. Gymnastics Championships. Berry Half Marathon on Saturday. WeekPublic health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia returns Tuesday. Dining.
  • Bartow County Jail, Cartersville Police arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report  (click)

  • Berry Vikings football team begins spring drills; season starts Sept. 5 on the road.
  • Norman Arey's Sweet 16 picks due Thursday. Last week's picks. Arey
  • Latest updates on the Atlanta Braves' camp.  Atlanta beats Detroit. Today: 1:05 p.m. vs. Astros.
  • Latest high school updates.
  • Local college sports updates.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM:

  • Please join our guests including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Lisa Stone with Public Health on how more than half of the state's school systems -- including most in Northwest Georgia -- are now tobacco free.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Art Lord on Unity Christian School's Sixth Annual Southern Affair fund-raiser.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Berry Half Marathon race director Brenden Bergin and Jill Packer from sponsor Harbin Clinic

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