Monday, July 20, 2015

More heat, more storms and now an air quality alert today for Bartow, metro Atlanta. Business networking event set for Thursday. Gas prices drop below $2.50. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

Continuing local updates each day from

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • More heat, more storms -- and no relief through next weekend.  High of 95, heat index of 103.
  • Air quality alert for Bartow, metro Atlanta today.


  • Busy summer for Floyd, Bartow and Gordon hospitals as $60 million in renovation projects continue. Medical
  • Food & drink: Former DJ's Tavern for sale at $339,000. Buchanan's to open as a night club first in August. Crawdaddy's seeks beer/wine license. Updates
  • The week: Job fairs today, Wednesday in Rome. Business networking in Cartersville Thursday. Free concert with Jon Byrd Friday in Cedartown. Week
  • Gas prices inching lower again; all but Floyd County posting per-gallon prices under $2.50. Gas
  • Obituaries: Remembering Jo-Anne Jordan, Brian Hardigree, Margaret Blair, Pauline 'Polly' Edwards.  Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics returns Tuesday.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • Summer camps: Final look at what's available. Camps
  • Final week of Vacation Bible School events 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 High's Evan Mather signs with Berry Vikings' baseball.
  • Rome Braves hammered by Lakewood, 13-3.
  • Today: At home vs. Lakewood, 7 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves fall to Chicago Cubs, 4-1.
  • Today: Braves vs. LA Dodgers at Turner Field, 7:10 p.m.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on 98.7 FM WRGA

Please join us on Monday with our guests:

  • At 7:40 and 8:10 a.m.: Ryan Earnest from Heritage First Bank.

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