Friday, April 15, 2016

Ribbon cutting set for $30 million Bartow complex. Shane's Rib Shack coming to Cartersville.. Tax deadline is Monday this year. More rain but warmer Sunday. Later today: Updated county jail, city police reports.

Where your news day starts:

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • 40% rain chance today, 62. Gusty, 64 on Saturday. Mid 70s by Sunday. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Business: Ribbon cutting set for $30 million Bartow complex. Shane's coming to Cartersville. Growlers on ACC agenda. Business
  • Brewhouse to be home to Rome City Brewing with the first craft beer due by August or September. Brew
  • It's a no fear April 15th for taxpayers -- only because the deadline this year is Monday, April 18. Taxing
  • Buzz: Honors for Coosa Middle's Winter Guard. 'Rome Grown' market returns. Advocates' spring benefit. Buzz.
  • Public Health: 'Protect the ones who cannot protect themselves.' National Infant Immunization Week is April 16-23. Immunize
  • Georgia Health News: Regulators scrutinizing more nursing homes in New Beginnings probe; company owned shuttered care center in Rockmart. GHN
  • Remembering Ms. Brittany Jean Busby Barnett, Gregory Keith "Greg" McElwee, Mr. Robert Eugene "Bobby" Morgan. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday: 13 homes from Rome to Adairsville.
  • Posting at 3 this afternoon on Hometown Headlines.

Regular features:

  • Politics: A look at the local ballots for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk counties. 2016
  • 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

  • Rome Braves: Latest updates from Asheville.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' photo gallery.
  • Georgia Highlands Chargers to play at State Mutual.
  • Busy weekend of high school baseball.
  • Latest local college updates.
  • Upcoming community sports events.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

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  • At 8:10 a.m.: Clerk of Courts Barbara Penson on seeking a second term.
  • 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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