Thursday, July 7, 2016

Storms move through Bartow, more rain expected through weekend. Updates from Cartersville Chamber. Look at GA delegates for Democratic Convention. Weekend: Free Acoustic concert and Farmer's Market. Sports updates. Today's Bartow Jail and Cartersville Poli

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • 30% rain chance with high of 92. More rain possible this weekend. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • Floyd Board of Education to approve millage rate today. Planning Commission to consider special use permits for new roller rink and RV park. Meetings
  • 43-year-old Summerville woman dies in crash on US 27 in Chattooga County. Crash
  • Politics: AJC takes a look at Georgia's delegates to Democratic National Convention, including three from Rome. Politics
  • Buzz: CRBI and Rome/Floyd ECO center hosting summer camps, Electronics recycling on July 16 and Cartersville Chamber luncheon featuring Bobby Lee Cook. Buzz
  • Weekend: Free acoustic concert in Cartersville, Farmers' Markets in Rome and Cartersville, Tour of downtown homes and Democrat meet & greet. Calendar
  • Georgia Health News: Children's Healthcare deal may be sign of things to come. Health
  • Remembering Shelby Jean Battles Christie, William Edward "Eddie" Preston, Jr. and George Washington. 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
  • 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 down Greenville, 4-0.
  • Next: At home vs. Hickory, today-Sunday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Cubs today.
  • 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)

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