Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Building permits for 'growler' station, medical office and the mall. Bartow deputy arrested by GBI. Some rain today, more due Friday. Campaign Watch update

Local news updates all day long at

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Thunderstorms possible after 3 p.m.; rainfall estimates from 0.17 through Thursday to more than an inch Friday. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Business: Permits sought for growler station, medical office, fast-food prep and mall work? New home for Allgood.  Business
  • GBI arrests Bartow Sheriff's Deputy Josh Nelson on sexual assault, meth possession and violation of oath of office charges following inmate's complaint. Arrest
  • Campaign Watch Daily: 193 vote in advance Tuesday; three days left. Precincts open election day 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Vote
  • Buzz: Floyd School Board meets today. Sign up for Foundation Camp. Blood Assurance seeks pre-holiday donors. Healing Communities is June 2. Buzz
  • High school commencement services: County-by-county, school-by-school summary. Graduations
  • Remembering Bobby Leon Nation Sr. Obituaries
  • No new reports Tuesday: Public Health restaurant inspections, brought to you by Cupcakes Around the Corner.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • 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' latest updates.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Berry hosts South Regional for the '16 NCAA Baseball Championship.
  • Aftermath of Fredi Gonzalez firing in Atlanta.
  • High school: Honors for Darlington lacrosse player.
  • Upcoming community sports events.
  • Links to sports summer camps.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

Please join our guests from 7-9 a.m. including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Emily Whitlow, a 2016 Rome High graduate, on her thoughts about high school, lessons for underclassmen and what's next after Saturday's ceremony.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Dr. Brian Carroll, chair of Berry's communication department and a longtime baseball fan, on the aftermath of the Fredi Gonzalez firing by the Atlanta Braves.

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