Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Cartersville Medical Center adds nurse residency program. Promotion for Christian Coomer. More heat today. Regional updates. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police updates.

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Ware Mechanical's forecast:

  • Low to mid 90s with 30 to 40% rain chance through Thursday. Weather

Today's first headlines:

  • Business: Kauffman Tire opens the week of Aug. 22. Work on Courtyard touches Rome's skyline. Young Professionals meet tonight at Heritage First. Business
  • Business: Greater Community Bank earns five-star rating from BauerFinancial. Business
  • Health: Redmond, Cartersville Medical part of new nurse residency program. Pediatrician joins One Door Polk network. Health
  • Education: Floyd County, Unity students return today. Unity dedicates Middle School Annex. Education
  • Buzz: Busy day for Floyd County Board of Education. Rabies clinic Sept. 17. Make that Lt. Col. Christian Coomer. Buzz
  • Smile Report: Big honors for Lauren Wood of Floyd County 4-H. Smile
  • Outdoors: River Revelry returns to downtown Rome on Aug. 27. Plus: Local calendar. Outdoors
  • No additional obituaries to share from Monday.
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Also today:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • High school football: Updates on scrimmages and season openers.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Rome Braves open home stand.
  • Atlanta Braves' Gant, Simmons rehabbing with the Rome Braves; Gant to start on the mound tonight.
  • Next:  At home vs. Lexington, today-Wednesday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: Off Monday; at home vs. Pirates Tuesday-Thursday.
  • Berry, Shorter counting down to opening weekend of college football.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM.

  • At 7:40 a.m.:  Armuchee High to name stadium in honor of Namin Weisman on Aug. 19. Joining us to discuss the honor will be Rick Gilbert, Larry Maxey and David Cox
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Janet Eberhart, Immunizations Coordinator for Public Health, about August being is National Immunization Awareness Month.
  • At 8:40 a.m.:  WRGA's Austen Trevers with updates on how the first morning back went for Floyd County students -- and schools.

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