Monday, June 8, 2015

Murders, school fraud case taxing short-handed Floyd Police. Gas prices up in some areas, down in others. Upper 80s today, rain possible. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Mid to upper 80s to start week; rain possible through Wednesday


  • Four murders, the Floyd Schools scandal, other cases a huge toll on Floyd County Police this year, especially with nine vacant positions (out of 79). Crime
  • Blue Fin in Rome gets a new look as seventh anniversary approaches. Dining
  • 14 food stations part of international food court Miniyar plans for Cotton Block of Broad Street. Food court
  • Dallas man arrested in hit-and-run accident on Ga. 101 that left motorcyclist seriously injured. Wreck
  • 'Coosa Cam' await its debut off Ga. 20, courtesy of Georgia DOT. Will monitor traffic flow in the area. Camera
  • This week: Rome and Floyd County Commissions meet, Rome City School Board meeting, several job fairs and another big weekend. Week
  • Gas prices 'flicker' across Northwest Georgia: Some counties up, some lower. Gas
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics return Tuesday. 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

  • Rome Braves edged by West Virginia, 4-3, to split the four-game series.
  • Today: Rome off. At Asheville on Tuesday.
  • Atlanta Braves fall to the Pirates, 3-0.
  • Today: At home vs. San Diego at 7:10 p.m.

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

Please join our guests Monday including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Rome pediatrician Dr. Raj Miniyar who is bringing lofts and a 14-slot international food court to Broad Street.
  • At 8:40 a.m. Shelly Redd, director of marketing at Tellus Science Museum, on this weekend's Rockfest.

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