Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Five held in car break-in case in Cartersville. Chattahoochee Tech offering 'active shooter' response class in Acworth. Storms likely today; slightly cooler. Later today: Bartow County Jail, Cartersville Police updates.

Local news updates all day long at

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Latest weather updates as Northwest Georgia is under a 70 percent chance of storms today; high of 89. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Permits issued for Smoothie King in Rome, Citi Trends in West Rome, Courtesy Ford. Also: Mall changes ahead? Business
  • Business: 5 coal ash ponds at plants Hammond, Bowen to be closed by Georgia Power. Ga. Power
  • Chattahoochee Tech to offer 'Civilian Response to Active Shooter' course in Acworth July 30. Safety
  • Buzz: 50 full-time jobs open near Chattanooga. 'Hero's Battle' needs extras. Upcoming meetings. A night for a Knight. Buzz
  • Smile Report: Floyd students earn scholarships from Kiwanis Club. Smile
  • Smile Report: Georgia Highlands' releases President's List, Dean's List for spring 2016. Smile
  • Remembering Mr. Billy John Dake, Mrs. Clara Faye Reeves, Imo "Momo" Lucille Pruitt Waddell. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores returns Tuesday. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Recommended reads:

  • Floyd Schools, first responders produce a chilling video that will change the way you drive, let alone your teenagers. Video
  • 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: In Columbia today; home Thursday-Sunday vs. Greensboro.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Links to high school football schedules this fall.
  • Upcoming community sports events.
  • 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. including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Kevin Brundle, Director of Tennis at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College, on getting ready for a July premiere.
  • At 8:40 a.m.:  Mike Mathews, director of Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Towers Field, on what's ahead at the airport as we observe General Aviation Appreciation Month.


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