Monday, June 15, 2015

Another sizzler on the way today. Johnny Mitchell's transformation under way. Gas prices 20 cents a gallon higher here than in Chattanooga, Huntsville. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

For continuing updates and latest news, see

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • High of 95 today with heat index approaching 100 degrees.
  • Tips on how to cope, stay safe during this round of above-normal heat. Safety
  • Keep an eye on the tropics as storm Bill could be forming.

What we're watching:

  • At least one or two key updates possible today; one sounds like a surprise and the other a follow on this LakePoint/Tennis Center situation.
  • Check back for updates throughout the day.


  • Like father, like son times three: Local dads share their professional passions with their sons. Fathers and sons.
  • Johnny Mitchell's transition begins in Euharlee -- and Cartersville. Schroeder's on Broad spruces up. Dining
  • The week: Tree dedication for John Bennett; Wednesday job fairs (3); auction near Unity Christian; 'Sweet Home Alabama' tribute at Oak Hill. Week
  • Gas Buddy chart shows almost 20-cent difference in gas prices in Georgia (highest) vs. Chattanooga (lowest), Huntsville. Gas
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics return Tuesday. Dining
  • Obituaries: Services today for Thelma Irene Criswell Eden. Funeral
  • Area arrest 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 rally in the 11th, beat Greenville 5-2.
  • Today: At Greenville, 7:05 p.m.
  • Rome right-hand pitcher Caleb Beech has been added to the 2015 South Atlantic League All Star Team.
  • Atlanta Braves fall 10-8 to the Mets.
  • Today: At Boston Red Sox, 7:10 p.m.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM

Please join our guests Monday including: 

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Harbin Clinic's Dr. Ken Howard on Men's Health Month and what we can do to change some of the stigmas men have about health screenings.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: The Rev. Chris Barbieri, the new executive director of Action Ministries Rome.

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