Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Barbecue war stewin' in Cartersville? Break-ins, bike thefts in Cartersville, Bartow County. Heat index of 103 likely today. White to lead Advocates. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

For these updates and today's latest news, please see

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Misery Meter set for stun -- heat index of 103 likely today.
  • Tips on staying cool plus a guide to local cooling stations. Safety


  • Dining: A barbecue brawl in Cartersville? Original Steak and Ribs House opens as Johnny Mitchell's prepares for West End debut. Que x 2
  • Auto break-ins and thefts, bike heists popping up in Rome, Cartersville, Cedartown, rural Bartow County. Crimewatch
  • Coosa Valley: Special farmers market today, 5-9 p.m., in at Pepperell Primary. White to lead Advocates for Children. Road repairs in Polk. Coosa Valley
  • Get creative this Cow Appreciation Day, set for July 14 at Chick-Fil-A, Dwarf House. Dress for success
  • Smile Report: 4-H club wraps up annual Art Camp, in part sponsored by RACA. Smile
  • Georgia Health News: Fayette, Clayton show contrast in hospitals. GHN
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Another 'U' for Rome restaurant. Dining
  • 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 Tennis Center of Georgia at Berry College under way; due by June 2016. Link to photos.
  • Summer updates from area high schools.
  • SAL All-Star game: North defeats South (including five Rome Braves), 7-5.
  • Rome Braves off until Thursday; All-Star break
  • Atlanta Braves drop series opener to Washington, 3-1. Tonight: At Nationals, 7:05 p.m.


    Hometown Headlines on the radio, 7-9 a.m. WRGA 98.7 FM

    • Please join our guests including:
    • At 7:40 a.m.: Updates from Shorter University from Matt Green.
    • At 8:10 a.m.: Dr. Richard Dixon on keeping your pet healthy during this extreme heat.
    • At 8:40 a.m.: Weaver Ellard and Andie Spearman from Berry Student Enterprises on busy summer with July 18 farmer's market, porch sale at Oak Hill and new Blue Hen eggs.
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