Friday, July 22, 2016

As 'First Responders' are honored, the flag rests at half mast --again. Busy -- and hot -- weekend ahead. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police updates.

Where Bartow County's news day never ends:

Ware Mechanical's forecast:

  • Blistering heat contributing to drought concerns; Rome rainfill 8.26 inches below normal, Cartersville, 4.51 inches. Weather
  • Code Orange alert for Bartow, metro Atlanta on Friday. Smog

Today's first headlines:

  • As area 'First Responders' are honored today, the American flag will be at half-staff -- a too familiar position over the past 12 months. Half staff
  • David Guldenschuh's final report from the GOP convention; Wendy Davis sets up Democratic convention. Politics
  • Buzz: Closer look at grand opening events for Tennis Center on July 29. Busy August for Rome Rotary. Upgrade for motorists from DOT, Waze. Traffic
  • Weekend: Lots of water time this weekend and free concerts, too. Weekend
  • Georgia Health News: Piedmont-United split shows no quick fix. Health
  • Remembering Mr. Walter R. Farmer Jr., Mrs. Belinda DeAnne Peek Whaley, Mrs. Mildred McDougal Womack. 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: Seven homes in Greater Rome from $101,500 to $450,000.
  • Posting today at 3 p.m.

Also today:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Rome Braves ready for big weekend at the ballpark.
  • Next: Lexington in town today; West Virginia Saturday-Tuesday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Rockies today-Sunday.
  • Links to high school football schedules this fall.
  • Latest high school and college updates.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM. Coming up Monday:

  • At 7:40 a.m.:  Rome attorney David Guldenschuh of Rome who attended the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week, on Thursday night's speech and overall assessment.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Wendy Davis of Rome, who will be a superdelegate at next week's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, on what we can expect.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable

No comments: