Thursday, April 28, 2016

U.S. House candidate Q&As; WBHF radio forum this morning. Business: Latest jobs in Cartersville. Watching potential storms. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police reports.

Where your news day starts --

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • More rain, storms possible today; high of 84. Clearing Friday but storms back Saturday. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Politics: Q&A with U.S. House District 14: Graves vs. Levene vs. Tuck. District 14
  • Politics: Q&A with U.S. House District 11: Hayden Collins, Daniel Cowan, Billy Davis, William Llop and Barry Loudermilk. District 11
  • Legislative updates: Governor signs Lumsden's bill to increase business partnerships, participation with public school systems. Bill
  • Secretary of State Brian Kemp says Salter clear to run for district attorney. SOS
  • Sheriff's office: Floyd County Jail inmate, arrested last week following chase, dies in apparent suicide. Jail
  • Business: Beauflor hiring in Cartersville (see jobs link). March was a good month for local Realtors. Business
  • Business: Saunders Jones III of Cartersville joining the Coosa Valley Credit Union as vice president of SBA/Commercial Lending. CVCU
  • Rome High designers letting their feet do the talking -- well, shoes, that is -- in bid for $50,000 prize. Wolves
  • Buzz: Floyd School Board has busy week ahead. Finster Fest returning to Paradise Garden. More updates. Buzz
  • Remembering Stephen Dale 'Steve' Byars, Mrs. Marshall Ann Davenport Luhrman, Mr. James Eugene Shelly, Mrs. Frances Simpson, James Harris Spurlin, Mr. Richard Wells, Mrs. Frances Mae Worthington. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspections, brought to you by Cupcakes Around the Corner.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • 2016 Guide to Summer Camps in Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • 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 win two in West Virginia Wednesday.
  • Next:  West Virginia tonight; Hagerstown Friday-Monday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Latest high school baseball updates. Model opens playoffs on the road today; other series start Friday.
  • Chad Warner's return to college basketball official.
  • Latest local college updates.
  • Upcoming community sports events. Clocktower Classic under way today.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

Please join our guests from 7-9 a.m. including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Randy Baker, a Republican running for Floyd County Commission, Post 2.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Rickey Agan, a Republican running for Floyd County Sheriff in the May 24 primary.

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