Friday, June 10, 2016

411/Burnt Hickory bypass opens. Updates on 10 arrest in Floyd County Schools' theft case. RockFest at Tellus this weeking. Sizzling weekend ahead. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police updates.

The local news you need throughout your busy day from

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Hot weekend starts today, continues through Sunday. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Brunch Battle heats up as area restaurants tempt weekend guests with new spins on old favorites -- and a mimosa bar? Dining
  • Bartow opens Burnt Hickory Road/U.S. 411 Connector just west of the 41 interchange. Bypass
  • Buzz: 'Storify' looks at Berry's now-grown eaglets. Berry faculty promotions, tenure. Workshop set to help with 're-entry.' Buzz
  • Weekend: RockFest at Tellus, Run for the Rescues, Second Samuel and Cave Spring Arts Festival. Weekend
  • Remembering Dr. Kenneth Edward Conner, Ms. Evelyn R. Fortner, Mrs. Nell Mae Gilreath Williams. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch


Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday: Eight homes from Adairsville to Rome.

  • Posting at 3 this afternoon, desktop or by mobile.

Regular features:

  • 2016 Guide to Summer Camps in Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Vacation Bible Schools plan a busy summer. What's ahead. VBS
  • 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 from the road.
  • Next: At Greensboro, today-Sunday.
  • Latest roster moves.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Upcoming community sports events. Pepperell football goes between the hedges.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Football, baseball and more.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.  Investigator Jeff Jones of the Floyd County Police Department on the arrests in the Floyd County Schools' theft case.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Capt. Douglas McClure on his four years leading the Rome chapter of the Salvation Army.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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