Tuesday, June 14, 2016

After 98 Monday, 'only' 92 today. Drill at Midway school, blood drive remind us about Orlando-like threats. 'Baby Ella' killer gets life. New shuttle from LakePoint to downtown Cartersville.

The local news you need throughout your busy day from www.hometownheadlines.com:

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Today won't be as hot as Monday (98) -- but it will feel about the same. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Today's law enforcement/hospital drill at Midway school, blood donation drive both were planned before the Orlando Massacre but also underscore the need to be ready. Be ready
  • Man accused of killing 3-year-old Ella Camp pleads guilty to all counts. Judge: 'You will never breathe freedom again.' WRGA
  • Cartersville now shuttling guests from LakePoint to area hotels, downtown shops and restaurants. Business
  • 2-year-old boy dies after being found unresponsive in Bartow pool. Drowning
  • Pepperell Middle School teacher's latest 'field trip:' Cuba. Update on local meetings. Democrats set meet-and-greet for July 9. Buzz
  • Barron Stadium getting a paint job; some precautions for those who use the campus. Barron
  • Paddle Georgia, 400-plus strong, begins trek from Whitfield to Rome's Heritage Park on Saturday. Paddle
  • Health: Nothing manly about men putting off key health screenings, medical care. Health
  • Buzz: Berry's Viking Fusion earns second EMMY with powerful 'Sunrise.' Buzz
  • Remembering Teresa Darlene Byrd, John Henry Terry. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores returns Tuesday. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Recommended reads:

  • Floyd Schools, first responders produce a chilling video that will change the way you drive, let alone your teenagers. Video
  • 2016 Guide to Summer Camps in Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Vacation Bible Schools plan a busy summer. What's ahead. VBS
  • 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
  • Next: In Columbia today-Wednesday; home Thursday-Sunday vs. Greensboro.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Upcoming community sports events.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Football, baseball and more.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

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

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Tom Caldwell, chief deputy of the Floyd County Sheriff's Office, on what to do if dealing with an active shooter in church or elsewhere (the office has been offering a series of training meetings with area churches).
  • At 8:10 a.m. Mindy S. Quinn, Marketing Manager at Blood Assurance, on this day set aside to give donations, especially in light of the Orlando massacre and other tragedies.

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