Monday, June 22, 2015

Fast food Monday: Chevron gone to make way for McDonald's in Cartersville; Wendy opens at Lake Point. What's ahead in Northwest Georgia (aside from sweltering heat). Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

For these and today's latest updates, please see

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Get ready to swelter today through Wednesday; temperatures in the upper 90s.
  • Tips on staying cool plus a guide to local cooling stations. Safety


  • Tiger Flight Foundation: Leading local kids, teens to a dream of flight in the air -- and on the ground . Flight
  • Restaurants: Make way for Mickey D's in Cartersville. A Wendy's double. Barbecue almost ready. And Blue Ridge's Fightingtown nails it. Dining, too
  • Gas prices dip a bit, still $1.10 a gallon cheaper than a year ago. Gas
  • The Week: Rome, Floyd commissions meet. Tennis center groundbreaking. Cartersville job fair. Freedom Fund Banquet. Fourth Friday concert in Cedartown. Week
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics returns Tuesday. Dining
  • Obituaries: Obituaries: Remembering Louise G. Wade, Lisa Smith, Patricia Cora Hill-Hollis. 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 beat Lexington 3-0 to end season's first half; off now until Thursday.
  • Today-Wednesday: Rome off for All-Star Break
  • Atlanta Braves sweep N.Y. Mets thanks to 1-0 thriller Sunday.
  • Today: Atlanta is off. Tuesday: At Nationals, 7:05 p.m.

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

  • Please join our guests Monday including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Dr. David Campbell, pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Rome, as he prepares for a new assignment.

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