Wednesday, June 25, 2014

'Regional commercial development' bound for Bartow? CNBC: Georgia no. 1 for business. Local business updates. Shorter women's lacrosse coach makes TV splash. 40% chance of storms today. Public Health dining scores: Rebound for new restaurant

For more on these updates and for the latest updates from Northwest Georgia, please click

Ware Mechanical forecast:

-Some showers this morning with a 40% chance of thunderstorms after 1 p.m. High near 90.


  • 'New regional commercial development' on the map in Cartersville near I-75/East Main Street. Development
  • Read/watch CNBC report that names Georgia the no. 1 state for business. CNBC
  • Doll boutique now vacant at RiverWalk in Rome. Business
  • Shorter women's lacrosse coach makes a splash on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Brittni Dulaney
  • Georgia Northwestern's Mathis completes executive leadership. GED graduation Thursday. Friends of the Library announce auction. Updates
  • Atteiram Heights Summer Block Party this Saturday. Block
  • Tuesday's Public Health restaurant scores. New Rome restaurant rebounds with a 93.  Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • Our guide to Independence Day weekend sponsored by Sweet Frog. Guide
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder
  • It's not to late to join dozens of summer camps under way in our area. Summer Camp
  • June is a huge month for Vacation Bible School. Bible School
  • Rome Braves-Augusta GreenJackets game suspended Tuesday night in the fourth inning because of rain. They'll resume the game at 11 a.m. Wednesday and then have a seven-inning second game, completing the series.
  • Next home game: July 1.
  • Today: Braves in Augusta. Next series in Savannah.
  • Home game photos by Mills Fitzner. Gallery
  • Georgia Fire vs. Columbus Friday at 7:30 at The Forum. Georgia Fire
  • Shorter Hawks hold free tryout Friday at Ben Brady Field.
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter (updated football information), Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition now on 98.7 FM and 1470 AM

  • 7-9 a.m. weekdays, Click to listen live online
  • Please join our guests  including:
  • Dan Sweitzer, who's retiring this month as vice president for market development at Floyd Medical Center.
  • Brittni Dulaney, Shorter's women's lacrosse coach who appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live's Belly flop contest Monday night, joins us live from Los Angeles at 8:10 a.m.
  • Jim Galloway, the AJC's Political Insider, on the July 22 primary, including latest developments in the Loudermilk-Barr congressional race.

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