Thursday, July 16, 2015

Bartow first-time unemployment down, Cartersville Police investigating possible shooting. Aspen Dental coming to Rome. Weekend: Sesame Street at Tellus and more. Latest Sports updates.

Continuing local updates each day from

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Sunshine today, high near 94 with heat index near 98. Slight chance of rain all weekend, but mostly sunny and hot.


  • Local workforce up 500 jobs in June from a year earlier. Jobless insurance claims mostly down. Jobs
  • Teriyaki Passion to move? Aspen Dental coming to spot on Shorter Avenue. Aspen
  • Terminated Floyd Schools' employee plans appeal to Georgia Supreme Court. Appeal
  • Local para-athlete Krige Schabort wins ESPY for Best Male Athlete with Disability. ESPY
  • Busy weekend ahead: Great Valley Exposition, Homespun in Rockmart, 'Aladdin Jr.' at DeSoto, Sesame Street at Tellus, Berry's Farmers Market, baseball and more. Calendar
  • Smile Report: 78 Darlington Students earn AP Scholar designation. Smile Report
  • Cartersville Police investigating apparent shooting off Douthit Ferry Rd. Shooting
  • Gordon County Sheriff's Office investigating apparent child drowning in swimming pool. Drowning
  • Obituaries: Remembering Jennifer Bryson. 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

  • Rome Braves fall 10-5 to Charleston.
  • Today: Doubleheader: Braves vs. Charleston, 5 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves off today for All-Star break. Friday: Chicago Cubs at Turner Field, 7:35 p.m.
  • Darlington's offensive lineman Patrick Kearns considering Georgia Tech offer.
  • RFPRA Unified Football and Cheerleading registration is now underway through Aug. 13.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on 98.7 FM WRGA

Please join guest host Randy Quick on Thursday with his guests:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Mayor Jamie Doss and Commissioner Wendy Davis on Rome as Next Century City Internet initiative
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Seth Ingram, Executive Director of the Rome International Film Festival
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Gail Johnson with the Gary Tillman Clocktower 5K benefiting the Family Resource Center

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