Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Chamber chief Joe Frank Harris Jr. resigns amid 'Bartow boom.' Half inch of rain expected; high of 65. Later today: Bartow County Jail, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

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

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Half inch of rain through today; clearing skies by First Friday


  • Former Shorter basketball coach Chad Warner joins River City Bank as vice president. Warner
  • Amid booming economic conditions, the head of the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce is resigning. Harris
  • Former Floyd schools maintenance worker talks to RNT as spending scandal investigation continues.
  • Buzz: WRGA reports on county pays raises. La Mexicana celebrates four years-plus. March of Dimes celebration walk is Saturday. Buzz
  • Coosa Valley: Roman Holiday tour Sunday. Free outdoor movies in Summerville. Chamber showcase in Cartersville. Coosa
  • Pepperell High to be recognized by the Teens in the Driver Seat program on April 30 for efforts to prevent teen driver crashes. PHS
  • Smile Report: Pepperell Middle's Bryson Bell, Hunter Sisson earn top honors at the Floyd County Schools Business Fair. Success
  • Georgia Health News: Nursing home exec says feds' $100 million decision is stunning. GHN
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics.   Dining.
  • Bartow County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Rome Braves take opener in Lexington, 3-0. Today: 10:05 a.m. start.
  • Mills Fitzner's photos from the 2015 season. Gallery
  • Latest high school updates. Football, basketball, soccer and baseball updates.
  • Local college sports updates. Big honors for spring athletes at Berry, Shorter.
  • Atlanta Braves fall 13-12 to Nationals: Washington at Atlanta, 7:05 p.m.

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Tyler Murray, the new men's head basketball coach at Shorter University.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Scott McCreless of the YMCA on Healthy Kids Day 2015, now set for May 8 at Grizzard Park from 6-8 p.m.


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