Thursday, June 11, 2015

Wendy's at LakePoint opens June 19. RockFest at Tellus this weekend. Latest from downtown Cartersville. Adairsville shooting probe continues. Husband, wife from White held on break-in charges. Later today: Latest jail, arrest reports.

For these and today's latest updates, please see

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Look for a high of 94 by Tuesday; 90 by Sunday


  • Senior Softball League, as season ends today, lives by this motto: 'You don't stop playing because you get old; you get old because you stop playing.' Baseball
  • Wendy's, the latest addition to the surging LakePoint/Emerson business community, opening June 19. Emerson
  • Continuing search today for suspect in Wednesday morning chase, collision; passenger facing drug counts. Search
  • Adairsville police continue shooting investigation that started as an attempted suicide call; Calhoun drowning a suicide. CrimeWatch
  • Bartow investigators charge husband-and-wife team from White in parking lot thefts case. Arrest
  • Harbin Clinic's Gal Talk returns July 10; 'Love Your Selfie' to be held at Berry's Krannert Center. Gal Talk
  • U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson undergoing treatment for early stages of Parkinson's disease; remains in race for 2016 re-election. Politics
  • MEGALOAD: Huge turbine rotor making slow trek to Rome. Track it here; see latest video. Traffic
  • Mohawk's Chatsworth closing the third from Northwest Georgia flooring giants in a week. Business
  • Weekend: Food Truck Friday, Rockfest at Tellus, Lindale tour, RSO Pops Concert set. Calendar
  • Coosa Valley: Chamber education celebration July 16. Downtown Cartersville updates. Youth arts celebration in Rockmart. Coosa Valley
  • From Georgia DOT: Weighty, wide turbine rotor due making slow to trek to Rome by 2 a.m. Friday. Weighty
  • Three members of Georgia Northwestern's board retire. GNTC
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining
  • Obituaries: Services pending for Mae Curtis, Ernest Burts. Funerals

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

  • Georgia Highlands' pitcher/outfielder Dalton Geekie drafted by the Atlanta Braves organization.
  • Shorter's Colton Cross becomes 18th Hawk drafted by an MLB team (Brewers).
  • Rome Braves slammed 11-4 by Asheville Tourists.
  • Today: At Asheville.
  • Atlanta Braves beat Padres 4-1.
  • Today: At home vs. San Diego at 12:10 p.m.

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

    Please join our guests including: 

    • At 7:40 a.m. Dr. Mike Buck, superintendent of Rome City Schools, on the new Ninth Grade Academy planned for Rome High this fall.
    • At 8:10 a.m.: Matt Pearce of the Small Business Development Center.
    • At 8:40 a.m.: Dean of Nursing Vanice Roberts on the Berry's Division of Nursing earning five-year accreditation status.
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