Monday, July 4, 2016

Happy Independence Day! Your guide to today's parades, concerts, festivities and fireworks. Honoring the Purple Hearts. Woman injured in possible stabbing and cyclist hit by car in Bartow. So far, five statewide traffic fatalities this weekend. Today's for

The local news you need throughout your busy day from and

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • High near 94, heat index at 99, 20% rain chance. Code Orange air quality alert for Bartow. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • Honoring the Purple Hearts: Exchange Club of Rome and local military officials working to properly identify graves of soldiers. Purple Hearts
  • Celebrating Independence Day 2016: Your guide for today's parades, concerts, events and fireworks. Guide
  • Bartow EMS: Female transported to hospital following possible stabbing. Bartow
  • Bicyclist struck by car off Hwy. 411 in Bartow County, only minor injuries reported. Bicycle
  • Five traffic fatalities for the holiday weekend statewide as of 6 p.m. Sunday. Updated safety tips for driving, boating and fireworks. Safety
  • Agenda: Independence Day closings, Floyd BOE meeting, Planning Commission, GOP Women meeting, Floyd Democrat meet & greet and Tour of Downtown homes. Agenda
  • No new obituary announcements today.
  • 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
  • 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 shut out 8-0 at Lexington.
  • Next: At home vs. Greenville, today-Wednesday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Phillies, today-Wednesday.
  • Links to high school football schedules this fall.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Football, baseball and more.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

We're on vacation the week of July 4-8. Please join us again on Monday, July 11.

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