Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Bartow deputy arrested by GBI. Busy weekend for graduations in Bartow County. Blood donors sought. Some rain today, more due Friday. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police updates.

Local news updates all day long at

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Thunderstorms possible after 3 p.m.; rainfall estimates from 0.17 through Thursday to more than an inch Friday. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Business: Permits sought for growler station, medical office, fast-food prep and mall work? New home for Allgood.  Business
  • GBI arrests Bartow Sheriff's Deputy Josh Nelson on sexual assault, meth possession and violation of oath of office charges following inmate's complaint. Arrest
  • Campaign Watch Daily: 193 vote in advance Tuesday; three days left. Precincts open election day 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Vote
  • Buzz: Floyd School Board meets today. Sign up for Foundation Camp. Blood Assurance seeks pre-holiday donors. Healing Communities is June 2. Buzz
  • High school commencement services: County-by-county, school-by-school summary. Graduations
  • Remembering Bobby Leon Nation Sr. Obituaries
  • No new reports Tuesday: 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' latest updates.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Berry hosts South Regional for the '16 NCAA Baseball Championship.
  • Aftermath of Fredi Gonzalez firing in Atlanta.
  • High school: Honors for Darlington lacrosse player.
  • Upcoming community sports events.
  • Links to sports summer camps.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Emily Whitlow, a 2016 Rome High graduate, on her thoughts about high school, lessons for underclassmen and what's next after Saturday's ceremony.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Dr. Brian Carroll, chair of Berry's communication department and a longtime baseball fan, on the aftermath of the Fredi Gonzalez firing by the Atlanta Braves.

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