Wednesday, December 9, 2015

New details on Marketplace in Cartersville. Cartersville High's appeal for a new region rejected. High of 71 by Saturday. Restaurant scores. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports; Cartersville Police arrest reports.

Today's first headlines from

Ware Mechanical Weather

  • Look for 71 by Saturday; storms possible by Sunday night.


  • Rome's new Hampton Inn & Suites opens Jan. 11; job fair to be announced. Opening
  • A few more details about Main Street Marketplace quickly rising in Cartersville. Kroger
  • At a glance: Big plans for downtown Cedartown and other Northwest Georgia updates. Region
  • WIS International sets Dec. 15 job fairs at Rome, Dalton Department of Labor career centers. Jobs
  • Georgia's presidential primary ballot set on both sides; vote is March 1. SEC Primary
  • Georgia Northwestern offering Accelerated GED Classes in Polk, Chattooga counties. GNTC
  • Georgia Health News: WellCare, pediatricians strike 'value' contract. GHN
  • Obituaries: Remembering Maureen Fuller Barbogello, Miss Cynthia Denise Daniel, Laura Wiggins Gentry, Mr. Herbert F. Smith Jr. Services
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores.  Dining
  • Two suspects -- a 26-year-old woman and a 15-year-old girl -- face 11 counts of stealing items from vehicles. Arrests
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Holiday Happenings

  • Hometown Headlines has teamed with Harbin Clinic to present Holiday Happenings, a digital magazine with details on parades, concerts, performances and live Nativity scenes across Northwest Georgia. You can view it in two formats: Desktop or Mobile

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Honors for Berry defensive lineman Mamadou Soumahoro.
  • Cartersville's bid for a new region rejected; more high school reclassification updates.
  • Class AAAA State Championship: Cartersville vs. Buford, Saturday, 4 p.m.,  at The Georgia Dome. Tickets on sale at CHS; pep rally set for Friday afternoon.
  • John McClellan's high school championship picks. Buford too much for the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes. Plus: John's picks for all the title games.  McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • All the bowl matchups from ESPN. Georgia vs. Penn State on Jan. 2. Click
  • The Falcons at Carolina, 1 p.m. Sunday / The latest on the NFL

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Layla Shipman, chair of the Floyd County Republican Party, on the Trump/Muslim issue and next week's debate-watching party.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Deacon Stuart Neslin, parish administrator at Saint Mary's Catholic Church, on Pope Francis' declaration of the Year of Mercy which started Tuesday.

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