Friday, April 24, 2015

Busy Saturday at Tellus (10 a.m.-midnight). Cartersville culinary student, team win barbecue cookoff. Duck Dash dates set; Pettit hosts Earth Day events. Rough weather on Saturday? Later today: Bartow County Jail and Cartersville Police arrest reports.

For continuing news, sports and weather updates, please stay with

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • More than an inch of rain, several storms expected on Saturday.
  • Continuing weather coverage throughout the weekend from Bartow Headlines.


  • Rome's Gretchen Corbin, head of state's technical colleges, under fire from WXIA investigative team. Corbin
  • Another 'sold' sign in the 200 block of Broad Street; restaurant, apartments on the way. Broad Street
  • Buzz: Honors for Cartersville cook and her culinary team. Nurse practitioner joins Harbin's Calhoun practice. GNTC adds Saturday literacy classes. Buzz
  • Coosa Valley: Reminder on new tribute for Admiral Towers. Duck Dash '15 set. Earth Day at Pettit. You're in Cedartown, 'Charlie Brown.' Region
  • Weekend: Lots of indoor options this weekend -- and outdoor, too. Calendar
  • Georgia Highlands expands is online learning options. GHC
  • Georgia Health News: Grady paying $2.9 million in overbilling case. GHN
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia.   Dining.
  • Bartow County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday: 11 homes from Rome to Armuchee to Kingston. Posting at 10 a.m.

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Rome Braves. Double header tonight vs. Greenjackets; 5 p.m. start.
  • Mills Fitzner's photos from the 2015 season. Gallery
  • Latest high school updates. Baseball, soccer, tennis.
  • Local college sports updates. Links to Berry's SAA championship contenders (seven sports).
  • Atlanta Braves downed by the Mets, 6-3. Tonight at Phillies.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA (98.7 FM or 1470 AM). Our guests include:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Chris Giddens, a certified local geek, on the start of the summer movie blockbusters.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Howie Lowdon of the Admiral John Towers Memorial Committee and from the Georgia Historical Society, Elyse Butler, on the marker going up today commemorating his birth place off Riverside Parkway.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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