Friday, April 17, 2015

Pattillo building 265,000-square-foot spec plant in Bartow. Huntman Corp. closing Cartersville location. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

For the latest news, sports and weather updates, please stay with

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Wet weekend ahead with highs in the mid 70s.


  • Huntsman Corp. closing Cartersville location, two others; 120 jobs lose overall.
  • Eddie Guth returning to Darlington as athletics director; was with Tigers from 1984-1994. Darlington
  • Pattillo Industrial Real Estate to build a 265,000-square-foot speculative building in Cartersville Business Park. Business
  • Floyd Schools: More on Derry Richardson's Floyd holdings, ongoing investigations and updates for volunteer school leaders.
  • Busy Monday evening ahead for Rome's Alcohol Control Commission. Alcohol
  • Politics: Tuck announces run for congress. Tea Party meets Tuesday. Politics
  • Weekend: Jeans for Justice is Friday. Clydesdales on Broad. GNTC plant sale. Concert benefiting Family Resource Center. Steeplechase. Calendar
  • New signs designate Rome as a Purple Heart City. Purple
  • Across the Coosa Valley: The Good News Edition. RHS rocks math. Student art at Booth. Helping Polk pets. Gordon's Relay for Life. Coosa Valley
  • Smile Report: Shorter honors students during annual Awards Day. Smile
  • 7 Georgia Northwestern students win gold, silver medals at SkillsUSA State Championships. GNTC
  • Darlington's Chad Woods to be baccalaureate speaker May 15; alum Jere Drummond to address commencement May 16. Graduation
  • Georgia Health News: President and CEO of state's nursing home association resigns. GHN
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia.   Dining.
  • Bartow County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Rome Braves fall 1-0 to Augusta.
  • Mills Fitzner's photos from the 2015 season. Gallery
  • Latest high school updates. Baseball and tennis.
  • Local college sports updates.
  • Shorter to host track and field tournament. Berry grad signs with Silverbacks.
  • Atlanta Braves were off Thursday; open series tonight in Toronto.

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Melissa Hunter, District Epidemiologist and STD Program Director for Public Health, on STD Awareness Month.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: East Rome Elementary teacher Gary Jones, one of 10 finalists for Georgia's Teacher of the Year.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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