Monday, June 13, 2016

Heat index of 100 due today; another smog alert today. Cartersville's 'Marketplace' sees new growth. Big year for Redmond Regional Medical Center. Later today: Bartow County Jail, Cartersville Police updates.

Local news updates all day long at

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Heat index of up to 100 possible today; actual high -- 96. Weather
  • Floyd EMA: Ways to help 'beat the heat' with return of summer's hot temperatures. RFPRA offers locations to 'cool-off' this summer. Heat

Today's headlines:

  • Health: Redmond Regional's booming with cath lab, ER, cafeteria upgrades as well as residency program and new EMS headquarters. Redmond
  • Business: Marketplace flying together in Cartersville with Freddy's frame going up and mega Kroger nearing completion. Business
  • Business: Big piece of 'Medical Mile' up for auction. Mohawk among 'greenest' companies honored. Business
  • Remembering Mr. George B. Allen, age 87, of Rome. 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. 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 conclude road trip to Greensboro.
  • Next: In Columbia today-Wednesday; home Thursday-Sunday vs. Greensboro.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Darlington finishes no. 10 in AA director's cup.
  • 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. Jim Alred from Harbin Clinic on the Independence Day premiere of the Splash Dash as well as the concert and fireworks to follow at Ridge Ferry Park.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Tim Herrington, Floyd County Emergency Management director, on our heat wave and the cooling shelters now available to the public.

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