Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Missing man found in car; death believed to be medical related. Latest Bartow County candidate qualifying. Another great weather day. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police updates.

Where your news day starts:

Today's weather:

  •    Another day in paradise -- high of 76, mostly sunny skies.

Today's headlines:

  • Made (partially) in Lindale, Allegiant opens at local theaters and nationwide on Friday, March 18. Lindale
  • Construction under way on Highland Estates, a 55-plus apartment village off Bypass, Redmond. Seniors
  • Campaign Watch: Allison Watters on why she's running for County Commission Post 3. Watters
  • Campaign 2016: Who's official after day two: local, state, federal. Fricks likely won't seek new term. Presidential primary winners.
  • WRGA: Body of missing 22-year-old man found in Etowah River. Update
  • Bartow sheriff: Missing man found inside his car; medical-related issues suspected as cause of death. Found
  • Buzz: Chick-fil-A Dwarf House goes for noon service milestone. Commissioners' planning retreat today, Thursday. Stompers' '50s dance to help cancer society.  Buzz.
  • Smile Report: Model's Kelly Wheeler named STAR student; Tim Burton named STAR teacher. Smile
  • Smile Report: Model Elementary wins 14th Annual Academic Quiz Bowl for elementary schools. Smile
  • Teens from four county high schools to stage 'Phantom of the Opera' March 18-20. Phantom
  • Health: Preteen Vaccine Awareness Week is March 13-19; parents, talk with preteens, teens about getting immunized against preventable diseases. Health
  • Georgia Health News: Years of large-scale drug thefts reported at an Emory hospital. GHC
  • Remembering Mr. Frederick D. Blanchard. Obituaries.
  • 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

  • Big start for Arsenal Soccer.
  • Sarasota next spring training home for Braves?
  • High school baseball scores.
  • Georgia Highlands' Chargers, Lady Charges going to the nationals in basketball.
  • Rome Braves' single-game tickets go on sale Saturday; other events that day at State Mutual Stadium.
  • The Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon 5K and Health Walk set for March 19.
  • April 9 race to benefit Rome High, city schools.

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.: Chris Giddens, our resident expert on all things geek, on a huge spring and summer of comics/sci-fi films.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Mark Kozera, Director of Employer Development for the Student Work Program at Berry College.

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