Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Cartersville ALDI won't open until December 2016; Calhoun store opens Dec. 3. 'Pill drop' set for Saturday. Restaurant inspections. Fall arrives -- cooler temps on the way. Later today: Jail and police reports.

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  • Welcome to the first day of fall; mostly sunny, 82 degrees. (Fall started at 4:22 this morning)


  • ALDI hiring today in Calhoun as store due by Dec. 3; Cartersville store expected by December 2016. ALDI
  • Quick updates on restaurant projects: J.R. Cricket's, Partridge, replacement Wendy's (No. 1). Restaurants
  • Briefly: Naming of the W. George Pullen Annex at Highlands is Friday. Cartersville, DEA team up on pill drop. Saturday at Batman Day at Calhoun library. News
  • Georgia Health News: Georgia weighs in at no. 19 nationwide in obesity. GHN
  • Obituaries: Remembering William L. "Bill" Frazier. 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: Pepperell over Coosa by 3, Model over Dade by 6. Adairsville over Sonoraville.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • More honors for Berry's Preston Stewart.
  • Berry College Vikings at Sewanee, 2 p.m. Saturday. Vikings / Game preview page
  • Shorter University Hawks at Southeast Missouri State, 2 p.m. Saturday. Hawks / Game preview
  • Georgia hosts Southern University, noon Saturday at Athens. UGA 
  • Georgia Tech at Duke, noon Saturday. Tech
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos coming Friday. 15 locks to lose in college football.


  • The Falcons at Dallas,  1 p.m. Sunday / The latest on the NFL
  • Atlanta Braves win 6-2.  Tonight: At New York Mets, 7:10 p.m.

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  • At 7:40 a.m.: Updates from Shorter University athletics from Karen Allen, sports information director.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Sheriff Tim Burkhalter on today's smoked butt and rib sale to help raise funds for sheriff's personnel with special needs.
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