Monday, May 4, 2015

Cartersville's police chief in urgent search for kidney donor. Business: Bojangle's makeover; retirement talk; Pirelli changes? Gorgeous weather. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

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

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Low 80s, sunny skies should dominate the weather week.


  • Cartersville Police Chief Tommy Culpepper in need of kidney, launches media campaign to find donor. Donate
  • Business Monday: Bojangle's getting an updated look. Grapevine: Big retirement brewing? Pirelli updates. Business calendar. Business
  • Gas prices surge by 30 cents a gallon over the pass month; still $1.18 less than a year ago. Pumped?
  • Georgia Health News: Buzzy is a new approach to fighting needle pain. GHN
  • The week: College graduations. Key tennis center meeting. Rome Prayer Breakfast. Floyd school board meeting. National Tourism Week events. Calendar
  • Obituaries: Services Tuesday for Charles Manford Gregory Sr. Remembering Margaret Hart. Funerals
  • 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 win 6-5 over Kannapolis. Rematch tonight at 7:05.
  • Atlanta Braves win 5-0 over Reds. Phillies tonight at 7:10.
  • High school updates: Several teams advance to next round of state baseball playoffs.
  • 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). Our guests Monday include:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Dr. Brian Carroll, professor of communication at Berry College, on the media and the Baltimore riots.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Alex Johnson, who's running for the chairmanship of Georgia's Republican Party, on where he thinks the party should move.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Dr. Renee Carleton, associate professor of Biology at Berry College, on the latest with the Berry eagles.

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