Thursday, May 12, 2016

Latest Bartow hotel about to open; hiring event set. Rome River Jam, Roman Roast to dominate weekend. Storms possible late today. This morning: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police updates.

Local news updates all day long at

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Thunder, half inch of rain late Thursday, early Friday. High of 86 today. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Business: Seven people already looking at downtown Rome projects and 'Banking on Downtown.' New owner for Cartridge World. Home 2 Suites recruiting, opens June 13 in Cartersville. Business
  • Weekend: Two days of Rome River Jam and Roman Roast on the River -- plus Astronomy Day at Tellus. Weekend
  • Campaign Watch Daily: Advance voting this Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Latest on candidate forums, debates. Vote
  • Education: Tunnell named Darlington's Zelle Chair of Fine Arts. Floyd Schools' Cummings, Nichols selected for state education panel. Slack, Watters join Darlington's board; Drummond named life trustee. Education
  • Health: May 25 edition of 'Lunch With a Doctor' looks at Osteoporosis and the risks associated with it. Blankenship named Floyd's nurse of the year. Health
  • Buzz: Berry's Viking Fusion up for three more Emmys. GED graduation tonight at GNTC's Calhoun campus. Buzz
  • Smile Report: Veeka Malanchuk of Floyd County 4-H making blankets, raising money for babies in neonatal care units. Smile
  • Remembering Mr. Matthew Smith, Rev. Paul Thomas Stover.. 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 Wednesday; in Hickory today-Sunday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Latest high school baseball updates: Cedartown, Trion continue path to state championships.
  • Berry Vikings to host NCAA regional softball this weekend.
  • Rome High football spring game Friday.
  • NCCAA outdoor track at Shorter 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.:  Darlington senior Will Crawford as he and the class of 2016 prepare to graduate Saturday. His tips to underclassmen and what's next for him -- at Princeton.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Matt Pearce of the Small Business Development Center on the sales process and tips to remember including one of our favorites: Talk less and listen more.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: A closer look at Unity Christian School's state champion girls' soccer team with Coach Stephanie Masters and team captain, Hanna Eddins.

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