Thursday, April 30, 2015

Johnny Mitchell's Smokehouse on the move. Remembering Wayne Minshew. Huge weekend in Northwest Georgia. Clearing skies, high of 70. Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

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

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Looks like we're in for sunny skies, round 70 degrees throughout the weekend.


  • Johnny Mitchell's Smokehouse on the move this summer. Smokehouse
  • Wayne Minshew, whose career stretched from baseball player to journalist to community volunteer, dies at 78. Minshew
  • Weekend: First Friday events in downtown Rome, Cartersville. May Market at Rose Lawn. Cast Off Against Cancer. Tri for the Kids. Calendar
  • Georgia Northwestern spring commencement is May 7 at The Forum. GNTC
  • Coosa Valley: Teen Maze coming to Bartow. Chamber takes a hike in Polk. Calhoun company helps GNTC Foundation. Valley
  • Georgia Health News: Deal signs bill requiring kids' autism coverage. 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 fall to Lexington, 7-2. Rubber game tonight at 7 p.m.
  • Mills Fitzner's photos from the 2015 season. Gallery
  • Latest high school updates. Baseball.
  • Local college sports updates.
  • Atlanta Braves pummeled by Washington, 13-4. Reds 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.:  Ann Hook, Redmond Oncology Service Line Director, on why women don't get mammograms and dispelling some of the misconceptions and barriers.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Chad Warner, former men's basketball coach at Shorter, on his transition to being a vice president at River City Bank in charge of business development and community relations.

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