Thursday, August 27, 2015

Bartow County jobless rate climbs in July vs. June. Chef part of Saturday's farmer's market. Floyd inmate's death: Homicide. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • More normal temperatures today through Sunday with highs in the mid 80s, lows in the mid 60s. Rain returns Saturday.


  • July jobless report. July unemployment rate up across Northwest Georgia vs. June but down 23% from a year earlier. Jobs
  • Jail inmate's death ruled a homicide; 'blunt force trauma to the head' cited. Jail death
  • Name that tennis center: A fourth change for what is now known as the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College. Tennis
  • Work begins on City Auditorium improvements; should last six months. Auditorium
  • Coosa Valley: Get ready to rumble in Rome. Coosa band sets car show. Eggs & Issues in Adairsville. Chef to join Cartersville Farmer's Market. News
  • Stinchcomb, Webb, Allen join Shorter for the 2015-16 school year. Shorter
  • Georgia Health News: Thomasville woman, 18, rests after beating the plague. GHN
  • Smile Report: Rome native Capt. Neil K. Sawyer retires from the Navy Reserve after 29 years of service. Smile
  • 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

  • John McClellan's high school predictions for this weekend.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily: Dalton at Calhoun one of state's top 10 games this weekend.
  • More honors for Shorter's Shaw.
  • Rome Braves rally, win 13-9.
  • Today: At Lexington, 7:05 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves fizzle, lose 6-3.
  • Today: Off. Friday: At home vs. Yankees, 7:35 p.m. start.


  • Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
    Please join our guests including:

    • At 7:10 a.m.: Matt Larry, the new head baseball coach at Darlington on his transition and the season ahead.
    • At 7:40 a.m.:  State Rep. Trey Kelley, a Cedartown Republican, who's chairing an ad hoc committee examining concerns with the state Department of Corrections.
    • At 8:40 a.m. Police Sgt. Joe Costolnick and Lt. Chris DeHart on Operation Rolling Thunder and what's next.
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