Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Photo update from Main Street Marketplace as Kroger, Freddy's get closer. Cartersville vs. Allatoona: Tickets on sale online; webcast available Friday night. Rain likely Thursday. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police updates.

Where the news is much more than agendas and arrests: www.bartowheadlines.com 

Ware Mechanical's forecast:

  • 60% chance of rain by Thursday; 50% Friday. Highs in the low 90s. Weather

Today's first headlines:

  • Business: Main Street Marketplace just about ready in Cartersville. Photo package shows Freddy's, Kroger Marketplace, other new tenants. Business
  • Georgia Health News: Mixed results for nursing homes in our area -- four one-star (lowest) and five five-star (highest); low scores overall statewide. Local scores
  • Job fairs today through Friday across Northwest Georgia. Jobs
  • Buzz: High School Leadership Rome XXIX under way. Archbishop to install new Saint Mary's pastor tonight. Buzz
  • With three days left to vote in the #harbinherochallenge, it's Summit Quest way out front with a battle for the no. 5 spot. Hashtag away
  • Education: School Night for Scouting sign-ups begin this week. School-by-school schedule for area counties. Scouts
  • Remembering Ms. Eloise Lovenia Cammon, Keith Corbin Hopkins, Mr. Marshall Shelton. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores returns. 61 for Asian restaurant in RomeDining
  • Three charged in five-state, $100,000 theft ring tied to outlet malls, including those in Calhoun and Woodstock. Thefts
  • Murray–Gordon County joint investigation nets $100,000 worth of meth, two suspects; third man sought. Wanted
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Also today:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • John McClellan's high school football report: Season opening wins for Darlington, Calhoun, Adairsville; Cartersville to fall to Allatoona; rough night for Rockmart, Cedartown.  Click McClellan
  • Cartersville vs. Allatoona: How to buy tickets online; webcast available Friday night.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Rome Braves were off Monday.  At home vs. Hagerstown, today-Thursday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: Off Monday. At home vs. Minnesota, today-Wednesday.
  • Berry, Shorter counting down to opening weekend of college football.

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

  • Please join our guests including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Billy Fricks, an associate pastor at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church, on efforts to gather relief supplies for flood-ravaged residents of Louisiana.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Mike Dunn, general manager of the Rome Braves, as the team makes a late-season playoff push and returns to Rome for a three-game set starting tonight.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Randall McCord talks some high school football history and his book, The Cotton Picking Centre Warriors.

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