Monday, June 13, 2016

Heat index of 100 due today. Redmond Regional continues to boom. Cartersville's 'Marketplace' sees new growth. 'Medical Mile' tract up for auction.

The local news you need throughout your busy day from

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Heat index of up to 100 possible today; actual high -- 96. Weather
  • Floyd EMA: Ways to help 'beat the heat' with return of summer's hot temperatures. RFPRA offers locations to 'cool-off' this summer. Heat

Today's headlines:

  • Health: Redmond Regional's booming with cath lab, ER, cafeteria upgrades as well as residency program and new EMS headquarters. Redmond
  • Business: Marketplace flying together in Cartersville with Freddy's frame going up and mega Kroger nearing completion. Business
  • Business: Big piece of 'Medical Mile' up for auction. Mohawk among 'greenest' companies honored. Business
  • Remembering Mr. George B. Allen, age 87, of Rome. 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. 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 conclude road trip to Greensboro.
  • Next: In Columbia today-Wednesday; home Thursday-Sunday vs. Greensboro.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Darlington finishes no. 10 in AA director's cup.
  • 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. Jim Alred from Harbin Clinic on the Independence Day premiere of the Splash Dash as well as the concert and fireworks to follow at Ridge Ferry Park.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Tim Herrington, Floyd County Emergency Management director, on our heat wave and the cooling shelters now available to the public.

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