Friday, June 17, 2016

One more day of sizzling weather and then some relief. Regional business updates. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police updates.

The local news you need throughout your busy day from
  • Today: High of 93, upper 80s Saturday, Fathers Day. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Goat's General Store, Troy's barbecue, Forum seek licenses from Rome's Alcohol Control Commission. Licenses
  • Buzz: Downtown Rome Tour of Homes benefit is July 9. GNTC, partners honored; open house at Gordon campus. Endocrinologist joins Gordon physicians. Buzz
  • Georgia Health News: Polk Medical Center, L.A. hospital sue Blue Cross/Blue Shield over payments directly to patients, not healthcare providers. Health
  • Remembering Ms. Patricia Diann Causey, Mrs. Gladys Evelyn Gay, Ms. Susie Lee Hudgins, Mr. Edward Howard Kerns, Mr. Willie Turner, Mr. Elduren Whatley Jr. ('Junior'). Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. 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 fall 9-1 to Grasshoppers in opener.
  • Next: Home today-Sunday vs. Greensboro followed by All-Star break.
  • 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.: Joe Cook of Coosa River Basin Initiative on Paddle Georgia, which ends in Rome next Friday.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Jay Shell of Brewhouse Music & Grill and the Floyd County Board of Education on his family's trip to Orlando and what they saw amid so many tragic turns for that community.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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