Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Haight named interim president, CEO of Cartersville-Bartow Chamber. Farmer's market tonight in downtown Cartersville. Local credit union merges. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

For continuing updates and latest news, see

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Look for drier days ahead with highs in the low 80s


  • McDaniel's review: 'met or exceeded expectations.' What's missing: Traditional contract extension, benefits upgrade. Floyd schools
  • Berry searching for third athletics director in 27 months as Tom Hart resigns; marks third change in senior sports management in Rome this year. Vikings
  • Haight named interim president/CEO of Cartersville-Bartow chamber. Bartow
  • Business: Georgia Trend spotlights Fox's work on Georgia landmarks, including DeSoto. Perfect Dress growing. Cartersville-based credit union merging. Two job fairs. Business
  • Isakson, Perdue both vote no on USA Freedom Act but resolution passes, 67-32. Politics
  • Coosa Valley: Roman Holiday cruises this Sunday. Farmer's Market in Cartersville this evening. Job fair in Polk. Honors for Gordon Hospital. Coosa Valley
  • Georgia Health News: Big jump expected in health insurance rates. GHN
  • Smile Report: Darlington announces students in grades 5-12 recognized for academic excellence during the second semester. Smile Report
  • Jamie Barton to perform in benefit for the DeSoto Theatre on Sept. 26. Benefit
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining.
  • Obituaries: Remembering Austin Pointer, Buford Michael Outlaw, Stephanie Anne Hampton, Mary Baldwin Harris. 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 pounded 10-2 by Lexington; give up 16 hits.
  • Rome plays Legends today beginning at 1 p.m.
  • Latest Rome Braves roster moves.
  • Atlanta Braves rally but still fall 7-6 to D-backs. Today: At Arizona, 3:40 p.m. EDT

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

Please join our guests including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Shorter's track and field coach, Scott Byrd, on the upcoming national championships in Eugene, Ore.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Updates on Floyd County Schools.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Chase Watterson, Director at Rome-Floyd YMCA Arsenal Soccer Club, on the FIFA/Sepp Blatter fallout and any impact on local soccer.

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