Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Voting begins at 7 a.m.; results tonight on Bartow Headlines. Watch out for morning fog; rain moving out of our way after 3 inches here. Updates on AVATRON theme park. 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

  • Some clouds but no excuse not to vote; high of 70.
  • Dense fog advisory until 9 this morning.


  • Following an active final night, precincts open at 7 this morning as cities, Bartow and Gordon counties await voters' decisions. Vote
  • Updates on AVATRON Park and ties to Lionsgate; planned theme park near LakePoint. 
  • Education: Ribbon cutting for new Coosa High is Dec. 8. Floyd School Board meets tonight. Education
  • Your drive to the Coosa area from south U.S. 27 gets a whole lot easier starting Thursday. Bypass
  • Georgia Supreme Court upholds murder conviction of Bartow man in case where 14-month-old daughter died after ingesting cocaine. Child
  • Berry announces site of its Continuing Care Retirement Center opening in 2019. Berry
  • Region: What's ahead in Floyd, Bartow, Gordon and Polk counties. Region
  • Georgia Health News: New chief named at Blue Cross of Georgia. GHN
  • Obituaries: Remembering Miss Carla Lynn Burke, Michael Clayton "Clay" Surber, Mrs. Jacqueline Juanita Van Pelt Rampley. Services
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores.  Dining
  • Gordon sheriff's investigation ends with four arrests in suspected burglary string. Arrests
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • Your guide to the 2015 election season: Candidates, where/when to vote, additional updates. Politics
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report


  • John McClellan's high school picks: Rome by 4 over Riverwood; Darlington by 11 over Chattooga. Cartersville, Calhoun easy winners. McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.


  • The Southern Athletic Association's defensive player of the week for games played Oct. 31 is Berry's Matt Farinella.
  • Berry College Vikings at Birmingham Southern, 2 p.m. Saturday. Vikings 
  • Shorter Hawks vs. North Alabama, 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Barron Stadium. Hawks
  • Georgia vs. Kentucky, noon Saturday in Athens. UGA.
  • Georgia Tech is off this week. Next: Nov. 12 vs. Virginia Tech at 7:30 p.m. Tech
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: New picks coming Friday.


  • The Falcons at the 49ers Sunday, 4:05 p.m.
  • 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 8:10 a.m. Ira Levy on the Fifth Annual Authentic New York Deli Day on Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Rodeph Sholom Congregation.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Dr. Brian Carroll of Berry College's communication department on his other passion, baseball, and a look at the 2015 season in review.

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