Friday, July 11, 2014

Updates on 'super' Kroger coming to Cartersville. Flood threat from cloud burst ends early; high (91) and dry today. Latest on airport improvements. Weekend guide.

For more on these updates plus for today's latest headlines, please see

Ware Mechanical forecast:

Flash flood warning canceled early following Thursday night's small but intense storm in South Floyd. Today: Hot and dry with a high of 91. 20% rain chance Saturday and Sunday with highs in the low 90s.


  • Kroger Marketplace concept, covering more than 100,000 square feet, likely what's coming to new retail center. Retail
  • Russell Airport runway expansion cleared for takeoff by regional planners; updates Mike Mathews at 8:10 a.m. on Hometown Radio. Airport
  • Job fair today, Monday for first dozen jobs at Rome's new O'Charley's. Hiring
  • Pepperell High's Daniel Lovell gets national honor. Tea Party meets Tuesday; topic: Relationship with GOP. Goodwill job fair Tuesday. Details
  • Start the weekend dressed like a cow and end it 'Legally Blonde' (baseball, free food, food trucks, too).  Weekend
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • 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
  • Rome Braves pounded 15-0 by visiting Hickory Crawdads.
  • Tonight: At home vs. Hickory, 7 p.m. start.
  • Home game photos by Mills Fitzner. Gallery 
  • 2014 high school football schedules as countdown moves to T-minus six weeks. Football
  • Mark Ackerman named athletic director, head football coach at Unity Christian. Ackerman
  • 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:
  • John McClellan on some first thoughts about the 2014 high school football season, now just six weeks away.
  • Mike Mathews, manager of Richard B. Russell Airport/Towers Field, on changes at the airport and a busy fall ahead.
  • Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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