Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Ledbetters want six restaurants to join Kroger Marketplace in Cartersville. Updates on fatal shooting by Bartow officer. Not quite as hot today. Later this morning: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

Continuing local updates each day from

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • 'Cold front' pushes temperatures back to normal (90) for a few days


  • Ledbetter plan outlines supersized Kroger, six restaurants at Main Street Marketplace in Cartersville. Marketplace
  • Work under way on parking lot at entrance to Cotton Block off Broad and Second Avenue. Broad Street
  • Latest update on fatal shooting involving Bartow County deputy. GBI
  • Kids Count 2015: Georgia sees improvement in child safety and well being but 1 in 4 kids still struggle. Kids
  • Ribbon cutting, opening house set for July 29 at new Anna K. Davie Elementary. Schools
  • Bartow Board of Education sets three public hearings for proposed property tax increase. Bartow
  • Coosa Valley: Chieftains' low country boil is Aug. 13. Rome High band preview set. 'Shrek' comes to Cartersville. School updates. News
  • 'It's all about the Roosevelts:' Harbin Clinic using social media to pick recipient of $2,000 (in dimes) to celebrate Facebook milestone. 20,000 Dimes
  • Job fairs in Rome, LaFayette set for July 28; more than 50 positions available. Jobs
  • Obituaries: Remembering Shirley Middlebrooks, Kathy Finley, Elizabeth Stephens, Tommy Cole. 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

  • Xelaju MC, Atlanta Silverbacks Reserves tie in their soccer showdown at Barron Stadium.
  • More honors for Berry's track and field teams. Plus: Photo update on Valhalla stadium.
  • Rome Braves were off Tuesday.
  • Today: At Lexington at 12:05 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves edge Dodgers, 4-3.
  • Today: LA Dodgers at Turner Field, 12:10 p.m.


    Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on 98.7 FM WRGA

    Please join our guests:

    • At 7:40 a.m.:  Shorter's new head soccer coach, Aron Bassoff.
    • At 8:40 a.m.: Jason Free of Keller Williams Commercial and past president of the Greater Rome Board of Realtors joins us to discuss home trends so far in 2015 and what we can expect for the rest of the year.
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