Thursday, January 28, 2016

Latest update on local jobs. Tourism booming thanks to LakePoint. A new look at our weekends. 12 years of Headlines. Dining. More honors for 'Canes Lawrence. Later today: Jail updates, police reports.

Today's first news from

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • Payback time as weekend looks great -- sunny, low 60s. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • December jobs: The latest reports from the Georgia Department of Labor. Jobs
  • As Hampton Inn opens at LakePoint, Emerson because a member of Bartow's booming tourism council. Tourism
  • As Hometown celebrates 12 years today, we thank you for making it happen. So what's next? Media
  • Weekend: Try BOGO basketball, beignets, a 'Secret Garden,' Your Girlfriend (the band, thank you!) and stargazing on top of ol' Red Top. Guide
  • Fifth edition of Harbin Clinic's Community Wellness Expo set for Feb. 20; open to all over the age of 18. Health
  • Health Department's Pre-K Health Reoundup is Feb. 1-12. Roundup.
  • Region: Updates from Chieftains as well as Polk County Police, city of Cedartown. Briefs
  • Bartow County Health Department offering 'long-acting reversible contraception.' Health
  • Georgia Health News: Lawmaker blasts dental group over hygienist bill. GHN
  • Obituaries: Remembering Mrs. Betty Joyce Thomas, Mrs. Lillian Turner. Services
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Youth sports updates. More honors for Cartersville QB Trevor Lawrence.
  • College, high school updates.
  • Super Bowl L: It's Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers on Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m., CBS.
  • Georgia Tech's Roger Kaiser to sign books here Feb. 1.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
-Please join us from 7-9 a.m. with our guests:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Former City Commissioner Buzz Wachsteter, who pushed the Feb. 15 deadline for the TAD funding for the Courtyard by Marriott project on West Third Street.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: David Dundee, astronomy program manager at Tellus Science Museum, on the 30th anniversary of the loss of the Space Shuttle Challenger and its crew of seven.

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