Thursday, June 29, 2017

Alabama man jailed in Tuesday's fatal crash also wanted in Polk. Nearly 9 inches above normal in rainfall midyear. More rain ahead this weekend. Honors for Floyd, Cartersville and Calhoun schools. Cow Appreciation returns July 11. Independence Day weekend guide. Cartersville High hosting ESPN kickoff games.

This morning's headlines -- always first, fast, factual and free online -- with updates continuing all day from Hometown Headlines

Alabama man remains jailed following Tuesday's fatal crash; also being held on other charges in Polk County. Crash

Midyear rainfall: Nearly 9 inches above normal makes 2017 the wettest so far in last four years. Midyear

Education: Floyd, Calhoun and Cartersville schools recognized as 'Outstanding Charter Systems' by Lt. Governor Cagle. Education

Cattle call: Chick-fil-A's annual Cow Appreciation Day returns July 11. Dress like a cow for free entree. Cows

Bartow EMS: One person seriously injured after logging truck overturns on Hwy. 411 near Johnson Mountain Rd. Bartow

Independence Day weekend 2017: Plenty of parades, activities and red, white and blue. Independence

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain and thunderstorms possible today through weekend and maybe even for Independence Day. Forecast

Remembering Franklin Shane Agan, Flora Hightower and Helen Tatum. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

The 2017 GEICO ESPN High School Football Kickoff is coming to Cartersville High School on Saturday, August 26. Four of the top quarterbacks in the nation will face off in the doubleheader.
Rough night at the ballpark for Rome Braves with 14-1 loss to Charleston. Series finale tonight at 7 p.m.
Berry College alumna Marie Collop has been chosen to represent her alma mater as the school's nominee for the NCAA Woman of the Year award.

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State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Health headlines: Georgia Health News

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

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