Thursday, August 20, 2015

Bartow's first-time unemployment reports drop from a year ago -- and last month. .High school football updates. Later today: Bartow County Jail, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

For continuing coverage, please stay with

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Probably another half inch today; drier weekend ahead.


  • Latest employment updates as state Labor department releases July report. Jobs
  • Sear's Hometown store in Cartersville closes Monday; Calhoun store to remain open. Sear's Hometown
  • Job fair Aug. 31 for 75 jobs in Trenton. Chamber ribbon cutting today, after hours this evening. Business
  • Wachsteter seeks new term representing Ward 1 on the Rome City Commission. Politics
  • Video: Isakson says, 'I will not be part of any agreement that allows the Iranians to develop a nuclear weapon.' Senate
  • Darlington's convocation celebrates the 111th school year and the centennial anniversary of the school's Honor Code. Darlington
  • Georgia Highlands promotes Elijah Scott to Dean of Libraries, College Testing and Curriculum. Highlands
  • Free Clinic of Rome collects those 20,000 Harbin Clinic 'dimes' ($2,000 check). #HarbinDimeTime
  • Coosa Valley: Berry announces fine arts season. Duck Derby takes a swing at volleyball. Euharlee welcome center/museum ribbon cutting set. Benefit showing of 'Young Frankenstein.' News
  • Smile Report: Parent aide Shemika Roberts earns national honors. Smile
  • Georgia Health News: Tests show Georgian returing from California has the plague. GHN
  • Obituaries: Remembering Billy Joe Dover, Deborah Lee Martin. 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

  • Lacrosse coach Jason Childs is the eighth key person to exit Shorter's athletics department since March.
  • Friday night football: Schedule, predictions, radio times. Friday night
  • John McClellan's high school predictions: Opening week wins for Rome, Model, Darlington, Adairsville.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily
  • Local high school sports updates.
  • Rome Braves drop double-header to  RiverDogs, 1-0, 5-1.
  • Today: Home stand begins vs. Asheville, 7 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves edged by Padres, 3-2.
  • Tonight: At Chicago, 8:05 p.m.

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

    • At 7:40 a.m.: If schedules permit, Sen. Chuck Hufstetler will join us for his updates on the Department of Revenuee/Floyd County tax standoff and what's next with reform efforts.
    • At 8:40: Dr. Frank Stephenson, professor and chair of the Department of Economics at Berry College, on the 2016 presidential field and the economy.
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