Thursday, June 18, 2015

Two die in 411 accident as state's traffic death count soars. Latest jobs report. Another scorcher on the way. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

For these and today's latest updates, please see

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • A few degrees cooler but no real relief from the heat. Weather
  • Tips on staying cool plus a guide to local cooling stations. Safety


  • Two traffic deaths near Bartow/Floyd line add to grim trend of more fatalities on Georgia roads this year. Updates
  • Local workforce up 300 jobs in May from a year earlier but down 100 spots from April. Jobless insurance claims mostly down. Jobs
  • Who's hiring: Kelly helping Rome City Schools fills posts; job fair in Cartersville. Who's hiring
  • Wendy's sets sights on Heritage First Bank site as business dominoes continue, Business
  • Coosa Valley: Restoration Lindale honored. Electronics recycling July 18. Adairsville police offer 'Donut Dash.'  Coosa Valley
  • Weekend: Cats on the prowl in Rome; a legion of super heroes in Cartersville. Calendar
  • Smile Report: 2015 Star Volunteer Award goes to Gin Gunther with the Family Resource Center. Star
  • Georgia Health News: Injury-related deaths relatively low in Georgia. GHN
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining
  • Obituaries: Obituaries: Services Thursday for Polly Pierce Comer. 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 hammered by Hickory, 11-1.
  • Today: Hosts Hickory, 7 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves  beat Red Sox 5-2 at home.
  • Today: Boston Red Sox at Turner Field, 7:10 p.m.
  • Golden State Warriors win NBA crown.

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

    • Please join our guest today including:
    • At 8:10 a.m.: Tim Reynolds from Restoration Lindale and Luke Chaffin from the Rome Area Heritage Foundation talk about the recent accolades for the restoration efforts -- and what's happening now on the movie set at the old mill.
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