Thursday, July 2, 2015

Wednesday storms dump two-thirds of an inch of rain here; more on the way this weekend. Cartersville City Council meets tonight. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

Continuing updates all Independence Day weekend from

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • More storms on the way amid busy Independence Day weekend
  • Storms leave two thirds of an inch of rain in Cartersville.


  • Rome Police report recounts near drowning at Northside Swim Center; Luis' treatment continues in Atlanta. Police
  • Broad St. Buzz: Don's Deli Downtown wastes no time at former Great Harvest. Whistle Britches' ribbon cutting today. More Tim Reynolds. Buzz
  • Heritage First to restore new home in downtown Rome to its vintage look. Bank
  • Floyd Schools: What happens next with the state Professional Standards Commission. Schools
  • Harbin's chief medical officer, Dr. Alfonso Diaz Jr., retiring in September. Dr. Diaz
  • Eight physicians graduating from Floyd's Family Medicine Residency Program; several to work in Northwest Georgia. Residents
  • Independence Day weekend a celebration of red, white, blue and you in Northwest Georgia. Weekend
  • Deadline for transferring between Floyd schools is July 15; Sept. 2 for special needs students. Transfers
  • Coosa Valley: Georgia Legal Services program returns July 10. Cartersville council meets tonight. Football, cheerleading registration starts in Calhoun. News
  • 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-Lexington rained out; to be made up Aug. 15.
  • Lexington at Rome tonight at 7.
  • Special photo gallery of Atlanta pitcher Arodys Vizcaino now with Rome by Mills Fitzner.
  • Atlanta Braves get a 4-1 win over the Nationals following Wednesday's rain delay.
  • Tonight: Atlanta hosts Washington, 7:10.

    Today's Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM:

    • At 8:10 a.m.: Matt Pearce from the Small Business Development Center on getting ready for the busy second half of 2015.
    • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Round table.

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