Thursday, March 3, 2016

January jobs update for Bartow County. Update on arrest of White police chief, officer. Five firefighters treated, released following blaze. No major storms but more rain today. Restaurant scores. Later today: County Jail, Cartersville Police reports

Where your news day starts:

Today's weather:

  • New front due today but no severe weather; probably a quarter inch of rain. Weather 

Today's headlines:

  • Business: Winthrop West, Winthrop at Polk up for sale in latest change in senior living industry. Winthrop
  • The state's first look at the employment market in 2016. Jobs
  • Floyd Schools tops national averages in key district accreditation review. Floyd Schools
  • Five Bartow County Firefighters treated, release from hospital after battling chemical fire. Injured.
  • GBI: White Police Chief David King, Officer Blake Scheff arrested on extortion, other counts. Arrests
  • 'Unlock Your Heart' by Pepperell High's Heaven Forsyth, Justin Smith win Rome Community Heart Project' People's Choice Award. Heart
  • Buzz: STAR Students to be honored Friday. Sugar Kids get their day in the House. Updates from Berry, Gordon Hospital. Buzz
  • Georgia Health News: Appeals rejected: State agency upholds Medicaid contract award. GHN
  • No obituaries to report this morning.
  • 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

  • Triathlon Honors for high school freshman.
  • Berry softball no. 12 in nation.
  • High School baseball at State Mutual Stadium Friday, Saturday.
  • Rome Braves' single-game tickets go on sale March 12; other events that day at State Mutual Stadium.
  • College and high school basketball updates.
  • AAU Basketball tryouts on Wednesday, Thursday.

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Dr. JoAnn Moss, principal at Elm Street Elementary, and Chris Carey of Logical Systems Inc. on the Sugar Kids Beauty's trip to the state House on Wednesday.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Matt Pearce of the Small Business Development Center on hiring a college student (undergraduate or graduate student) for a summer internship.

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