Sunday, June 12, 2016

Sunday scorcher ahead, heat index near 98. Business: Pier 1 imports closed in Cartersville, Pineapple Place opens on Broad St. Week ahead in NW Georgia. Weekend guide. Two Rome High baseball players selected in MLB draft.

The local news you need throughout your busy day from and

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • More heat with high near 93, heat index of 98 today. Chance of rain all week. 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:

  • Business: Pier 1 imports closed in Cartersville. Pineapple Place expands to Broad St. Business
  • This week: Rome and Floyd Commission meetings. Cartersville City Council and BOE meetings. Blood Assurance Day. Pub Crawl returns Saturday. Agenda
  • Buzz: The Exchange Club of Rome wins several awards at District Convention. Buzz
  • Weekend: Cave Spring Arts Festival, Rockfest at Tellus and finale of Second Samuel. Weekend
  • Remembering: No new obituary announcements today.
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores returns Tuesday. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch


  • Hardy Realty's open house gallery for today: Eight homes in Rome. Hardy

Regular features:

  • 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 fall 10-7 to Greensboro.
  • Next: At Greensboro today.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Bo Tucker, star pitcher at Rome High and UGA, drafted by the Anaheim Angels. Tucker
  • Rome High's Dylan Beasley drafted by Atlanta Braves in 40th round. Beasley
  • 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. Monday 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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