Wednesday, June 17, 2015

'Bigger' baseball plans at LakePoint? Smoothie King coming to Rome. Cave Spring Pharmacy closes. More heat today. Latest business updates. Obituaries. Sports reports.

For these and today's latest updates, please see

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Another round of mid to upper 90s with a heat index approaching 100 degrees.
  • Tips on staying cool plus a guide to local cooling stations. Safety


  • 'Bigger' baseball at LakePoint? Nothing involving the Braves except the previously announced clubhouse store. Baseball
  • Business: Yellow Door Antiques opens. Those tiny cabins. Green light for Buchanan's. Business
  • Smoothie King coming to the corner of Turner McCall and Martha Berry. Smoothie
  • Cave Spring Pharmacy the second independent to close in recent weeks in Floyd County. Closings
  • Berry's Dr. Brian Carroll named educator of the year (newspaper/online news) by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Carroll
  • Coosa Valley: Freedom Fund Banquet is June 26. Loudermilk plans town hall. Ham radio exercise set. Good grief: Charlie Brown in Cedartown. Coosa Valley
  • Manufacturing jobs, Rome City Schools opportunities among offerings of upcoming career fairs. Jobs
  • Seth Ingram named executive director of the Rome International Film Festival. RIFF
  • Georgia Health News: Childkind assists parents of fragile children. GHN
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining
  • Obituaries: Remembering Sonya Sharpe Gowens, Johnny McGinnis. Funerals
  • 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 edged by Hickory, 7-6.
  • Today: At home vs. Hickory, 7 p.m.
  • Latest Rome Braves roster moves.
  • Atlanta Braves fall to Boston at Fenway, 9-4.
  • Today: Boston Red Sox at Turner Field, 7:10 p.m.

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

  • Please join our guest today including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Shorter University's JJ Merritt, the new assistant men's basketball coach.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Detective Joe Costolnick and Lt. Chris DeHart of the Rome Police Department on Operation Thunder Rolling.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Dr. Brian Carroll, chair of Berry's communication department, on his new book, "A Devil's Bargain," due next month.

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