Wednesday, May 11, 2016

'Canes baeball season ends with Buford sweep. Cartersville woman faces third arson charge. Storms possible Thursday night. Later today: Bartow County Jail report, Cartersville Police updates.

Local news updates all day long at

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Mid 80s today; storm chance growing late Thursday. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • GOP debate aftermath: Read our narrative of the county commission, school board, sheriff and clerk's races. Vote
  • Campaign Watch Daily: Tea Party Town Hall with candidates is May 19. National primary results. Advance voting continues. Vote
  • Business: No Bed, Bath & Beyond in Rome's immediate future. Latest on state colleges economic impact. Business
  • DOT: Crew member critically injured in Polk County accident Monday on Ga. 113. DOT
  • Buzz: Elm Street Elementary second-graders to premiere Monarch Butterfly Garden Friday (on radio today). Former White House chief of staff to meet with Marine Corps League. Buzz
  • Blood Assurance blood drive Friday at Rome Braves/State Mutual Stadium includes T-shirt, game tickets (first 25 donors). Donate
  • Smile Report: Armuchee Middle wins second consecutive middle school math title; Coosa Middle second. Smile
  • Smile Report: April Cummings of Glenwood Primary named county schools' Distinguished Service Certified Employee of the Year. Smile
  • Georgia Health News: Memorial regrouping after Novant ends talks. Health
  • Remembering Mr. James Russell Early Jr., Mr. Michael Joseph Holloway, Mrs. Mary Frances Kemp Mills, Ms. Eralyn D. Owens, Saralee Duncan Roper. 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 fall 7-4 to Augusta thanks to ninth-inning rally by the Greenjackets.
  • Next: Off today. In Hickory Thursday-Sunday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Latest high school baseball updates: Cedartown going to AAA final four. Season ends for Cartersville, Calhoun.
  • Weekly soccer updates.
  • Berry Vikings to host NCAA regional softball this weekend.
  • Upcoming community sports events. Saturday: The Salvation Army's third annual Run for the Homeless 5K. Plus link 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.: Ryan Earnest, president of Heritage First Bank, on the Banking on Downtown program.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Tara Alred and Jade Black on the new butterfly garden second grade classes have created at Elm Street Elementary.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: We start our series with our 2016 high school graduates. Today: Clancy Loorham, Floyd County College and Career Academy.

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