Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Cartersville plays at Thomson this evening as round two of playoffs open. Deal vetoes 'campus carry' bill. Sunny and cooler. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police updates.

Local news updates all day long at

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Sunny and cooler, high of 72. Thursday's high: 67. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • REACH Ministries seeks location to help the homeless. Founder: 'We're going to feed no matter what.' Mission
  • Most area banks unite to offer 'Banking on Downtown' partnership to help with additional growth. Downtown
  • Business: Busy first few days for Spartan Smoothies. Northwest Georgia Credit Union's Lori Nance a 'service superstar.' Business
  • Deal vetoes 'campus carry' bill, legislation that was universally supported by Northwest Georgia lawmakers. Deal
  • Campaign Watch Daily: 84 more vote in Floyd Tuesday. Indiana results. Davis gets new term on Democratic National Committee. Vote
  • Smile Report: The Rome Noon Optimist Club one of five in Georgia designated as a 'Distinguished Club' by Optimist International. Smile
  • Smile Report: Winners announced for annual high school art show. Smile
  • Smile Report: Unity Christian junior Hannah Payne named Salvation Army's Volunteer of the Year. Smile
  • Georgia Health News: Georgia travelers join Emory's Zika research. Health
  • Remembering Ms. Joyce Marie Owens Studdards, Mrs. Anita Gail Driggers Struss. 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: Off Tuesday; home vs. Hickory Wednesday-Friday.
  • Latest Braves' roster move.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Latest high school baseball updates: Four area teams resume playoffs this afternoon. New games times and radio coverage.
  • Upcoming community sports events. Signing day for Armuchee senior.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Mark Kozera and Capt. Douglas McClure on Salvation Army Week.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Ann Arnold of the Downtown Development Authority on the Bank on Downtown project.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Rome Police Lt. Chris DeHart and Bike Officer Trevor Tallman on the upcoming bike rodeo as well as safety tips for other events this month.

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