Monday, May 9, 2016

Summer travel: Lower gas prices means area residents are on the move. Cartersville's Elite eight game set for Tuesday. Weather: Warmer, wetter? Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police updates.

Local news updates all day long at

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Highs in the low to mid 80s all week; rain possible starting Tuesday. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Buzz: Lots of changes under way for local retail: Central Plaza, the mall, Martha Berry. But the big question: What about the Kmart site? Retail
  • Summer travel: Lower gas prices, cheaper airfares have local agencies booming. Summer travel
  • Agenda: Advance voting today through Saturday. Rome River Jam, Roast on the River team up. Darlington begins high school graduations. Agenda
  • Campaign Watch Daily: Tuesday's GOP debate set for 7-9:30 p.m. New debate announced. Advance voting today-Saturday. Vote
  • Remembering Mr. Mathew Smith. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspections, brought to you by Cupcakes Around the Corner returns Tuesday.  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 rally but come up short, lose to Augusta 7-6 on Sunday.
  • This week:  home vs. Augusta through Tuesday. Off Wednesday. In Hickory Thursday-Sunday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Latest high school baseball updates: Cartersville, Calhoun, Cedartown, Trion advance to elite eight in baseball playoffs.
  • Upcoming community sports events. Saturday: The Salvation Army's third annual Run for the Homeless 5K

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

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

  • At 8:10 a.m.: Roy Dickinson on signups for summer competition with the Academy and Select teams.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Drew Burnett, who's moving his family to Uganda in August for special missionary work.

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