Thursday, September 17, 2015

August jobs report: Drop in Bartow first-time jobless claims. BFS USA career fair set for Sept. 23 at chamber. Disney Night at Cartersville High. Warmer weekend ahead. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

Lose 'wait' when it comes to your key local news. Continuing updates from

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Upper 80s return this weekend and then another round of cooler weather.


  • J.R. Cricket's probably a month away. Plus: Restaurants say 'thanks' and with good reason. Plus: Free queso. Restaurants
  • August employment. Jobs
  • Pepperell High's homecoming parade returns at 5 p.m. Thursday. Parade
  • Coosa Valley: Sheriff's Office cooking butts, ribs to help colleagues. NRA Friends banquet tonight. Exchange Club raises $1,600 for car seats. 'Disney Night' in Cartersville. News
  • BFS USA sets career fair for Sept. 23 at the Cartersville-Bartow Chamber office on Main Street. Jobs
  • Georgia Health News: State's number of uninsured drops but still fourth highest in the nation. GHN
  • Obituaries: Remembering William (Bill) G. Rudolph, Mrs. Tebit H. King, Virginia Lee Barrett Jenkins. 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


  • John McClellan's high school picks for this Friday:  Pepperell by 4 over Chattooga; double digit wins for Darlington, Rome
  • Final day to vote:  Pepperell in the running for game of the week -- on two Atlanta TV stations.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily


  • Berry College Vikings host Rhodes, 1 p.m. Saturday. Vikings 
  • Shorter University Hawks hit the road Saturday vs. Kennesaw State, 1 p.m. Hawks
  • Posting Friday: Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos where Norman picks 15 guaranteed college football losers for the weekend.
  • Georgia hosts South Carolina at 6 p.m. Saturday.
  • Georgia Tech at Notre Dame, 3:30 p.m. Saturday on NBC.


  • The Falcons prepare for the New York Football Giants at 1 p.m. Sunday.  / The latest on the NFL


  • Atlanta Braves hammered, 9-1 ; host Toronto tonight at 7:10

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Chris Carey from Logical Systems on the return of the Cardboard Challenge on Oct. 10 at the Georgia Northwestern Technical College Aviation Center at Richard B. Russell Airport/Towers Field.
  • At 8:10 a.m.:  8:10 a.m.: Michael Skeen, Director of Public Works, on the Rome/Floyd Recycling Center hosting a Residential Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling event this Saturday.

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