Tuesday, September 29, 2015

At least another inch of rain on the way. Bartow County banks see slightly rise in deposits. Latest sports updates. Later today: Jail, police arrest reports

Your news day starts here at 5 each weekday morning, courtesy of www.bartowheadlines.com:

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Probably about an inch of rain today through Wednesday as storm moves through.


  • Overall deposits dip among Floyd banks as of June 30 vs. same period last year; Bartow sees 1.5% increase. Deposits
  • Rome's mental health court due in January; Judge Jack Niedrach to outline new service Oct. 6 during Mental Illness Awareness Week. Mental health court
  • Police: Men charged in Calhoun vet clinic burglary suspected in 37 other cases in Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee. Suspects
  • Region: Helping Reach Ministries. Segment of bypass opens. Eggs & Issues breakfast Thursday. Fall Festival almost here. Region
  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Floyd County Health Department wants everyone to be aware of the Georgia Breast and Cervical Cancer Program. Health
  • Georgia Health News: State can't confirm child cancer cluster in southeast counties. GHN
  • More than 7,000 due for this weekend's Mountain Day at Berry College. Mountain Day
  • Smile Report: Servicemaster by Twins donate $7,600 toward Shorter's student wellness center. Smile
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. 'U' for Chattooga restaurant. 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 picks:  Darlington by 7 over Model. Calhoun by 25 over Adairsville. Easy night for Cartersville.
  • Model at Darlington in the running for Fox 5's Game of the Week. Click here to vote
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Local soccer updates


  • Berry College Vikings vs. Washington (Mo.), 6 p.m., Saturday at Valhalla. Vikings 
  • Track Berry's season, from the opening to Valhalla to the latest games. Click Valhalla Rising.
  • Shorter University Hawks at Mississippi College, 8 p.m. Saturday. Hawks 
  • Coming Friday: Norman Arey's No-Nos, 15 locks-to-lose in college football this weekend.


  • The Falcons host Texas at 1 p.m. Sunday / The latest on the NFL
  • Atlanta Braves were off Monday; host Washington at 7:10 p.m.

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: WSB meteorologist Brad Nix on how the station has won approval to use drones in news and weather updates, a project he headed (and maybe something on all this rain).
  • At 8:10 a.m. Michael Skeen, Floyd County's Director of Public Works, on the impact of the latest openings on the West Bypass.
  • At 8:40 a.m. Polk County Sheriff Johnny Moats on the "In God We Trust" logo controversy.

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