Thursday, May 28, 2015

Bartow's jobless rate at 5.7%, tied for lowest in the region. Free brewery tours resume this Saturday. 50% chance of more rain today; same pattern this weekend. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

For continuing updates and latest news, see

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • 60% chance of rain, storms with a high of 83. We could see much of the same weather pattern most of the weekend.


  • April's jobless rate continues to fall across Northwest Georgia; Bartow tied for region's low at 5.7%. Jobs
  • Starting this Saturday, Anheuser-Busch offering free monthly tours of the Cartersville brewery (with samples for those 21 and older). Brew
  • Weekend: Finster Fest 2015, 'Bleacher Bums,' farmer's market, mountain music, Shannon clean-up day. Calendar
  • Coosa Valley: A night with the Braves. Summerville smoke alarm event. Calhoun pool hours, prices. Rise & Shine breakfast in Polk. Coosa Valley
  • Buzz: Pate, Starr retire at Darlington. Job fair June 17 in Calhoun. Buzz
  • Georgia Health News: Lawmaker says waiver plan still needs legislature's OK. GHN
  • Smile Report: 7 more Georgia Northwestern students among state's BEST. Smile
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining.
  • Bartow County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • Our list of summer camps across Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Big plans for Vacation Bible School this summer. VBS
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Rome Braves sweep Charleston, win 3-2. Tonight at 7: Series opener in Hickory, N.C.
  • Roster moves: Rome's Stephen Gaylor sent to Danville Braves. More updates.
  • Atlanta Braves beat Dodgers, 3-2. Tonight: 10:10 start vs. the Giants.
  • Football: Berry's Valhalla almost ready; Rome High's 2015 schedule.
  • High School: Darlington's Sands signs with Hillsborough.
  • Colleges: The latest from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.
  • Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA (98.7 FM or 1470 AM).

    • Please join our guests today including:
    • At 7:40 a.m.: Joe Gleason, Physical Therapist and Redmond's Director of Rehab Services,about life after stroke and the road to recovery.
    • At 8:40 a.m.: Mary Hardin Thornton of Keep Rome Floyd Beautiful on the June 7 celebration of Renew our Rivers.
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