Thursday, July 30, 2015

Regional drug bust ends with 22 arrests. Not quite as hot today but still steamy. Key meeting at Shorter University today. Latest business updates, restaurant inspections. Later today: Bartow County Jail, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

Continuing updates all day from

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Following a surprisingly warmer-than-expected Wednesday, perhaps a tad cooler after dryer air moves into Northwest Georgia.


  • 22 suspects from Northwest Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama charged in massive Polk County drug crackdown.
  • Contract pending on 333 on Broad; expect a franchise restaurant soon. Fourth restaurant sale by McDaniel in downtown Rome. Restaurants
  • Special called meeting today for Shorter's board of trustees follows a stormy year on, off 'The Hill.' Shorter
  • Buzz: Ribbon cutting set for Cartridge World, downtown coffee break at Hardy on Broad, sales tax holiday updates. Buzz
  • Floyd County Board of Education sets closed meeting for 4 this afternoon. Floyd schools
  • 2015 'Faces of Hope' to premiere Aug. 5 at Harbin Clinic's Tony E. Warren Cancer Center. Harbin
  • Lauren Sklar returns as chair of Heart of the Community Foundation. HOC
  • Isakson, Perdue join GOP senators in bid to defund Planned Parenthood; Isakson on Hometown Radio today. Politics
  • Coosa Valley: Patriotic quilt up for auction. Gordon's Fox joins tech college board. Honors for Adairsville chief. News
  • Georgia Health News: A milestone -- 50 years of Medicare, Medicaid. GHN
  • Obituaries: Remembering Bessie Ruth Getter, Arthur Wallace Lloyd. 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

  • Preseason football honors for Shorter's Jordan Shaw.
  • More events updates for Friday night's midnight madness at Pepperell High.
  • Rome Braves were off Wednesday.
  • Tonight: Home vs Augusta, 7 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves fall 2-0 to Orioles.
  • 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.: Rising senior Patrick Kearns, a standout on the Darlington Tigers football team, on his commitment to Virginia Tech.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Jim Alred of Harbin Clinic on the #HarbinDimeTime campaign where you can vote to send $2,000 to any of five local charities.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson with updates on an active summer in Washington -- and the world.

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