Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Clearing skies after more than an inch of rain -- but more is on the way. Veterans Day events. High school graduation rates. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports.

Your news day starts here at 5 a.m. on weekdays. Click www.bartowheadlines.com:

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Enjoy the sun today, Wednesday; rain returns early Thursday


  • Georgia's 2014 graduation rate rises. Locally, almost all local high schools, school districts top state average of 78.8% Education
  • Business: Santa's already here? Latest on West Third plans. AT&T: more jobs, faster service in Rome, Cartersville. Eyes on Rockmart. Briefs
  • Health: 'Shine a Light on Lung Cancer' event is Thursday. Michael Booth joins Floyd Primary Care Network's Shannon office. Health
  • Region: Christmas updates, kicking cigarette butts and more from Floyd, Bartow, Gordon and Polk counties. At a glance
  • Veterans Day observances include Myrtle Hill ceremony, flag raising, Salute to Veterans dinner in Cartersville, remembrance event at Cedartown's Veterans Park. Veterans Day
  • Smile Report: Bob Ledbetter Sr. saluted for nearly 50 years of service to the Boys and Girls Clubs. Smile
  • Smile Report: Exchange Club helps Rome Police buy 70 child safety seats. Exchange
  • Obituaries: Remembering Mr. Charles Edward ' Rambo' Ramsby, Mrs. Helen Marie Massingill, Mitchell Henry Judson "Skeeter" Grant. Services
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores return; Thursday, Friday and Monday reports posted; 'U' for Rome dining spot.  Dining
  • Suspects in Cedartown man's murder identified as 15-, 17- and 18-year-olds; three in custody; fourth sought. Teens
  • Operation Watchful Eye tracking sex offenders in Georgia, including Floyd County. Watchful 
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report


  • Updated: John McClellan's high school playoff picks: 10 local teams in the playoffs; just five will survive Friday night. McClellan.
  • Updates from area high schools on ticket sales for Friday night's playoff games.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily. 


  • Berry College was selected for the 2015 NCAA Division III Championship and will be the host for the eight team South regional. 
  • Berry College Vikings last regular home game of season vs. Centre, 1 p.m. Saturday Vikings 
  • Shorter Hawks final game of season at West Georgia, 2 p.m. Saturday Hawks
  • Georgia at Auburn, 12 p.m. Saturday UGA.
  • Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Tech at 7:30 p.m., Thursday Tech
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: New picks coming Friday.


  • The Falcons have a bye week this Sunday.
  • Atlanta Braves open the 2016 season at home vs. Washington on April 4.
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
Please join our guests including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Scott Moody on the Noon Optimist Club Pancake Breakfast set for 6 a.m. until noon Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Rome Civic Center.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Rome Police Sgt. Joe Costolnick on what can be done to reduce some of the accidents on our roads in what has become one of the more deadly across Georgia.

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