Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Back-to-school updates. 'U' for Cartersville restaurant. Outlets open early for Sales Tax Holiday. Inland 'port' coming to Northwest Georgia. Another 100-degree heat index day. Later today: Bartow County Jail, Cartersville Police updates

Continuing updates all day from

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Low 90s, heat index of 100 degrees, lows in the mid 70s and 20-plus percent rain chance. That's pretty much your forecast for the next seven days.


  • Newest Wendy's under way. Dining to help Chattanooga victims' families. Outlets open early for tax holiday. Job fairs set. Business
  • Kevin Cowling named new parks & rec director; currently serves in Clarksville, Tenn. Parks & Rec
  • 74 Rome High students earn AP Scholar designation; 29 are rising seniors. RHS
  • Hufstetler, Lumsden on hand for announcement of Appalachian Regional Port near Chatsworth. Port
  • Operation Rolling Thunder update: New focus on large trucks, buses. Thunder
  • Coosa Valley: New flags for Pepperell schools. Back-to-school updates. News
  • Obituaries: Remembering Edna Baird Biggers, Frances Boatner, Deacon William E. English Sr., Dr. Loren W. Hall, Opal Gladine Wilkerson. 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:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Berry welcomes new assistant women's basketball coach.
  • Rome vs. Asheville: Braves fall 3-2.
  • Today: off. Thursday: Home vs Augusta, 7 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves lose 7-3 to Orioles:
  • Tonight: At Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.

    Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM. Please join our guests including:

    • At 7:40 a.m.: From Shorter University: Kim Graham, the school's new athletics director.
    • At 8:10 a.m.: From Pepperell High School, seniors Sydney Anderson and Haley Garcia on the start of the new school year.
    • At 8:40 a.m.: Ann Hortman of the Rome Sports Commission on the upcoming Clocktower Classic Wheelchair Tennis Tournament
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