Thursday, September 3, 2015

Latest udpates from across Northwest Georgia. Two more days of 90-plus heat; decent weekend forecast. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Two more days of 90-degree heat and then a bit cooler through the Labor Day holiday.


  • West End renovations under way on Shorter; former World Hi-Fi location up for auction Sept. 16. West Rome
  • Proposed RiverPoint high-end apartments, adjoining site up for review Thursday from planning commission. Planning
  • Seven area churches, volunteers unite to present third edition of Jesus in the Hood, Sept. 7-13. Hood
  • Labor Day Weekend: Friday Friday(s), Knights of Columbus barbecue, Running Water powwow. Weekend
  • Coosa Valley: Third Floyd School Board meeting of the week set for tonight. Pub crawl in Cartersville Friday. Expo next week in Polk. News
  • Georgia Health News: Northside Hospital, Gwinnett Medical Center talking big-time merger. GHN
  • Small Business Development Center, South Rome Redevelopment offer free 'Entrepreneur Series' classes. Entrepreneurs
  • Obituaries: Remembering James 'Dude' Ayers, Cora Beasley, Jeri Landrum, Betty Lou Warren 'Nanny Betty' Little. 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

  • Valhalla Rising, a special digital magazine from Hometown Headlines celebrating the opening of Valhalla, the new football stadium and track and field center on the Berry College campus. Click Valhalla.
  • Berry College Vikings open the 2015 season on the road in Maryville, Tenn., at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Vikings / Schedule
  • Shorter University Hawks open the season at home Saturday vs. Faith at 1:30 p.m. at Barron Stadium. Hawks / Schedule
  • John McClellan's high school picks for this week.  Rough night for Rome. Close win for Cartersville.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Rome Braves close out 2015 home season with 6-3 win.
  • Rome releases 2016 schedule; opens season at home vs. Augusta on April 7.
  • Tonight: Rome Braves at Hickory, 7 p.m. start.
  • Atlanta Braves swept by Marlins, lose 7-3.
  • Today: At Nationals, 7:05 p.m.


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

    • At 7:40 a.m.: Berry head football Coach Tony Kunczewski on Saturday's game in Maryville as the 2015 season begins.
    • At 8:10 a.m.: Matt Pearce from the Small Business Development Center on a different item to know: Your exit strategy from your own business.
    • At 8:40 a.m.: Wendy Davis, who serves as a member of the Democratic National Committee, on last week's meetings and what's ahead for the party.
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