Monday, April 27, 2015

Hotel boom felt from LakePoint to Cartersville to Rome. Downtown Cartersville ready for a summer of change. Chamber business showcase Thursday. Sunny, 70 today. Later today: Bartow County Jail, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Sunny and 70 today; rain due back Tuesday night.
  • Remembering the April 27, 2011, storms that pounded Northwest Georgia


  • A summer filled with free concerts, car shows, special events to showcase downtown business, living across the Coosa Valley. Included: month-by-month events calendar. Downtown summers
  • Two Hampton Inn & Suites -- one in Rome, another near LakePoint -- are pacing the latest round of hotel development in Northwest Georgia. Hotels
  • New rugs, antiques to anchor Miniyar's Cotton Block location. Downtown Rome
  • The week: City, county commissions meet. Auburn Club gathers. Bartow Business showcase. Busy Friday nights in downtown Rome, Cartersville. Calendar
  • Final 'Blue Monday' is today; busy week for raising awareness to prevent child abuse. Blue Monday
  • Going up! Gas prices climbing but still far below a year ago. Not so pumped
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics resumes Tuesday.   Dining.
  • Bartow County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Rome Braves win game one, 5-2, vs. Augusta. Game two: Off Monday; at Lexington Tuesday-Thursday.
  • Mills Fitzner's photos from the 2015 season. Gallery
  • Latest high school updates. Baseball.
  • Local college sports updates.
  • Atlanta Braves fall to Phillies, 5-4. Today: 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. Charlie Williams and Jarrett Shadday on the May 5 Community Prayer Breakfast.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Mary Kate Smith, NICU nurse tech, and Konda Dizon, NICU Clinical Manager, from Floyd on the NICU reunion.

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