Saturday, July 2, 2016

GBI investigating officer-involved fatal shooting in Cartersville. Construction soon on new apartments by Braves stadium. Photo gallery of First Friday concert. Independence Day Weekend guide. Latest updates on body found in Lake Allatoona. Weekend forecas

The local news you need throughout your busy day from and

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • It's going to be hot for your Independence Day weekend, 30-40% rain chance all weekend. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • GBI investigating officer involved fatal shooting in Cartersville. Shooting
  • Charles Williams REIC preparing to break ground on new apartments near State Mutual Stadium. Apartments
  • Buzz: Rome-Floyd Fire Department gets new water tanker, Marine Corps League to hear about new Mental Health Court, Calhoun road updates. Buzz
  • Photo gallery: First Friday concert draws huge crowd downtown, More to come tonight. First Friday
  • Updated: Independence Day Weekend Guide: From fireworks to concerts to parades, everything you need to know to celebrate the Stars and Stripes. Guide
  • Updated Independence Day safety tips and warnings: Driving, boating and fireworks. Safety
  • Update: DNA needed to identify body found in Lake Allatoona, but officials assume its a missing East Point girl; father, girlfriend, facing charges, according to WSB. Investigation
  • Redmond Regional's application for new 18-bed Psychiatric unit denied by state officials. Redmond
  • Health: Floyd Family Medicine Residency program names chief residents; Adds 8 new residents. Health
  • Outdoors: Registration open for Paddle Georgia's Fall Float on the Flint, Plus: latest outdoors calendar. Outdoors
  • Remembering Roy Mitchell Myers and Sybil Ann Pledger. 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 chilling video that will change the way you drive, let alone your teenagers. Video
  • Independence Day weekend: Your guide to celebrating the Red, White and Blue across Northwest Georgia. Calendar
  • 2016 Guide to Summer Camps in Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • 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 beat Lexington, 3-1, on Friday.
  • Next: At Lexington today-Sunday; home Independence Day.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves:  Home vs. Marlins today-Sunday.
  • Links to high school football schedules this fall.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Football, baseball and more.

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