Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Cartersville Police Chief Tommy Culpepper retiring. Meet new Cartersville downtown director tonight. Big weekend here for cycling, zucchini. More sweltering weather. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

Continuing coverage all day from www.bartowheadlines.com:

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Even warmer today, Wednesday; relief on the way by Friday
  • Tips on staying cool plus a guide to local cooling stations. Safety


  • Great Harvest Bread Co. on Broad Street closing June 30; second downtown shocker this month. Great Harvest
  • Restaurants: Pick-o-Deli celebrates with veggies. Several Partridge updates. News from Brewhouse and Jefferson's in Cedartown. Restaurants
  • Cave Spring teen drowns on Weiss Lake, according to radio station WEIS. Drowning
  • Cartersville Police Chief Tommy Culpepper retiring Nov. 30; awaiting kidney transplant. Chief
  • Developer decides 'to can' plans for 20-acre 'material recovery plant' south of Rockmart, cites opposition. Polk
  • Darlington, Berry graduate Elliott Echols of Calhoun named to MaverickPAC's Future 40 list as he leads the Republican Leadership Initiative. Politics
  • More changes at the Rome News: sports editor sought on brink of football season. Help wanted.
  • WRGA reports on extended Rome City Commission meeting. WRGA
  • From 911: Be ready for things that go boom in the night (early Wednesday). Boom
  • Coosa Valley: Doc Holliday expert due in Rome July 9. Help wanted at Floyd schools. Century Ride, Zucchini festival this Saturday. Coosa Valley
  • Georgia Health News: Former patient helps out at free dental clinic. GHN
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. 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

  • Shorter Hall of Fame basketball star J.J. Merritt returns to the Hawks as an assistant coach.
  • Five Rome Braves on the field tonight for league All-Star showdown. Schedule
  • Rome Braves off until Thursday; All-Star break
  • Atlanta Braves were off Monday. 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.: Capt. Douglas McClure of the Salvation Army and Cadet Nicolas Arroqui on the group's summer camp programs.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Michael Thurmond, superintendent of the DeKalb County School System and former Georgia's former Commissioner of Labor, who is the guest speaker at Friday night's Annual Freedom Fund Banquet.
  • At 8:40 a.m. Chris Giddens, minister of children at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church, on what we tell our kids -- and perhaps each other -- about the Charleston massacre.

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