Saturday, June 20, 2015

Young mother killed by falling limb at Cedartown park. Purple Mountain Foods looking to move, Floyd Police search for robbery suspect, Unity Christian School to expand, Across Coosa Valley. Weekend Guide. Dining scores. Sports updates.

For these and today's latest updates, please see and

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Slightly cooler today with high only near 90 and 40% rain chance, but heat wave continues next week.
  • Tips on staying cool plus a guide to local cooling stations. Safety


  • From WGAA: Young mother stuck, killed by falling limb at Cedartown park. Her baby seriously injured. Park
  • Purple Mountain Foods looking to move to Sixth Ave; Property zoning action goes before Planning Commission in July. Zoning
  • Floyd Police searching for second suspect in Monday's pharmacy armed robbery in Shannon. Robbery
  • Unity Christian School plans expansion after purchasing additional land around the school. Unity
  • Coosa Valley: RLT auditions, Summer Solstice hike at Pine Mountain, Bartow Hospitality Association meeting, Cedartown Rec Department's new website. Coosa Valley
  • Weekend: Cats at the DeSoto Theatre, Comic Book Heroes at Cartersville Library and more. Calendar
  • Cedartown: Fourth Friday Concert coming June 26; section of Main Street will be closed to traffic. Cedartown
  • Keith Mickler: The dreaded bagworm is problem for Evergreens. Mickler
  • Rep. Katie Dempsey joins Gov. Deal to kickoff the "Look Again" campaign to draw awareness to dangers of leaving children in hot cars. Dempsey
  • Smile Report: Navy Petty Officer Corey Piper of Rome, serves aboard USS Laboon. Smile report
  • GHC awarded $3,000 grant from National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. GHC
  • City of Cartersville releases results of citizen survey; 87% rated city 'good or excellent' place to live. Survey
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining
  • Obituaries: Services today for Tim Craig, Roy Goolsby and Christie Vines. Remembering Bernice Ware. 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
  • Today: Rome at Lexington.
  • Atlanta Braves top the Mets, 2-1.
  • Today: New York Mets in town, 7:10 p.m.

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

  • Please join our guests Monday including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Dr. David Campbell, pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Rome, as he prepares for a new assignment.

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