Friday, June 19, 2015

LakePoint Wendy's opens Monday; prototype of new Rome store? Cartersville man charged with Cassville woman's murder. Slightly cooler but the worst is yet to come. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

For these and today's latest updates, please see

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • It doesn't get any better than this -- in fact, it gets hotter next week
  • Tips on staying cool plus a guide to local cooling stations. Safety


  • Friday's Business: Wendy's opens Monday in Emerson; new look coming to Rome? More turnover in downtown Rome. Sneak preview at the new smokehouse. Business
  • Coosa Valley: Rome Police warn about downtown skateboards, bikes. Bartow helping with back-to-school supplies. Interesting 'chain' of events in Cedartown. Coosa
  • Cartersville man charged with killing woman, 36, in Cassville early Thursday. Arrest
  • Floyd adds fetal echocardiography to get an early read on possible infant heart defects. Health.
  • Weekend: Cats opens tonight in Rome. Super Hero 101 in Cartersville. Calendar
  • Smile Report: Shorter announces dean's list for spring semester. Smile
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining
  • Obituaries: Obituaries: Services for Dorothy Louise Little, Melton Hugh Terry, Richard Leonard Jones. 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

  • Ribbon cutting set for Sept. 12 for Berry's Valhalla stadium.
  • Preseason honors for four Shorter Hawks' football players.
  • Rome Braves edge Hickory, 3-2.
  • Today: Rome at Lexington.
  • Another Rome Brave joins the All-Star squad -- plus more roster changes.
  • Atlanta Braves lose finale to Boston, 5-2.
  • Today: New York Mets in town, 7:35 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.: Harbin Clinic's Dr. Paul Brock and Dr. Bennett Brock join us to talk about sons who've followed their fathers into similar careers.
    • At 8:10 a.m.: Georgia Highlands College's Director of Student Support Services Angie Wheelus on helping flood victims in Oklahoma and Texas.
    • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.
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