Friday, July 31, 2015

Cartersville Medical Center adding wound center. Public Health restaurant scores. A brief break in the weather. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

Continuing updates all day from

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Less humid but still a bit warmer than normal throughout the weekend.


  • Rome City Commissioner Kim Canada will not seek new term this fall. Canada
  • The Shoe Box, the spinoff from GoGo Running, opens in time for Sales Tax Holiday today, Saturday. Open
  • Business: Stonehaven bringing something different to Broad Street. Wells Fargo adds bling to new offices. Business
  • Remembering Ben Lucas: Radio host, Realtor, city commissioner, community volunteer. Ben Lucas
  • Downtown Loft Tour from DDA, Heritage First to benefit Cancer Navigators. Loft tours
  • Cartersville Medical Center adding Advanced Wound Healing Center next month. Health
  • Berry College goes tobacco free starting Saturday, including e-cigs, vapor and chew. Tobacco
  • Smile Report: Darlington's Madison Vaughn uses service project to stock library for Floyd County Jail inmates. Smile
  • Politics: Floyd GOP women meet Tuesday; to hear from Graves. 11th annual rally at Tillman Hangar set for Aug. 15; Isakson to attend. Graves forum in Rome Aug. 19. Politics
  • Coosa Valley: Meet North Rome yard of the month winners. Back to school updates. Helping Habitat. News
  • Weekend: Sales Tax Holiday today, Saturday; Braves have big weekend home stand; Midnight Madness tonight at Pepperell. Calendar
  • Georgia Health News: Northside Hospital buys 22 imaging centers around Georgia. GHN
  • Obituaries: Remembering Horace McDaniel, Beatrice Anita Howell. 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 Vikings football, men's and women's basketball, other shows to air on WRGA starting Aug. 29.
  • Tonight: Pepperell  High Dragons' Midnight Madness football tailgate, 8 p.m.-midnight. Scrimmage at 12:01 a.m.
  • Rome Braves drop opener to Augusta, 5-3.
  • Tonight: Home vs Augusta, 7 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves, 'Miller Time' come up short again. Phillies win, 4-1. 
  • Tonight: At Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.


    Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM

    • Please join our guests including:
    • At 7:40 a.m.: Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome on the joint drug investigation that ended with 22 arrests this week.
    • At 8:10 a.m.: Carson Earnest, a rising junior at Unity Christian School, on the new year ahead for the Lions.
    • At 8:40 a.m.: Nelle Reagan joins us to remember the life and career of Ben Lucas.
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