Tuesday, July 7, 2015

3 boating under the influence arrests on Allatoona over the Independence Day holiday. Cartersville brewery growing again. String of 90s begins today. Later this morning: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville polie arrest reports

Continuing local updates each day from www.bartowheadlines.com:

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • We hit 90 or better 17 times last month; we start a string of 90s today.


  • Buzz: Statewide traffic death toll up 13%. Floyd School Board meets today. New name for Rome bookstore. Today
  • Shorter's Matt Green named athletic director of Lincoln Memorial University in Kentucky. Hawks
  • Independence Day water concerns: 5 drownings, 32 boating under the influence arrests (3 on Allatoona). Update
  • Audio: City Commissioner Evie McNiece, Sen. Chuck Hufstetler on $4.5 million rebate state wants from Rome, Floyd. Rebate
  • Wall Street love: Moody's rates tennis center bonds at 'aa2' or 'very strong.' Bonds
  • Rome Police: Downtown motorists, keep an eye sharp eye out for pedestrians. RPD
  • Georgia Health News: Study backs critics of state health plan. GHN
  • Cartersville brewery part of Anheuser-Busch's $1.5 billion in upgrade through 2018. Beer
  • Rome Police Maj. Deborah K. Burnett back from two weeks in Israel for training in the latest counterterrorism techniques. Police
  • Coosa Valley: CRBI has busy July, August planned. Celebrate 45 years of Sesame Street at Tellus. Harris Center's next Sunday concert July 26. News
  • Smile Report: Honors, new officers for The Exchange Club of Rome. Smile
  • Obituaries: Remembering Linda Joyce Green, Vernon Dillard Wallace. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics.  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

  • Shorter's Matt Green named athletic director of Lincoln Memorial University in Kentucky.
  • Rome edges River Dogs, 1-0.
  • Today: At Charleston, 7:05 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves beat Brewers, 5-3.
  • Today: Braves at Milwaukee Brewers, 8:10 p.m.
  • Today's Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM:

    • At 7:40 a.m.: Meteorologist Jason Deese from the National Weather Service on the heat wave rolling in starting today.
    • At 8:40 a.m.: We'll talk about the Brian Jordan Foundation's new ties to LakePoint Sporting Community and Kennesaw State, and what it means to our kids.
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