Latest Heritage First Headlines: Clint Eastwood’s ‘The Mule’ already in town, filming. Developer has big plans adjacent to LakePoint, faith in sports park’s future. Arrest made in Cedartown murder. The aftermath of Thursday’s storm and what’s ahead. Operation Dry Water: Safe, sober boating.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Clint Eastwood’s ‘The Mule’ already in town, filming. Developer has big plans adjacent to LakePoint, faith in sports park’s future. Arrest made in Cedartown murder. The aftermath of Thursday’s storm and what’s ahead. Operation Dry Water: Safe, sober boating.

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LATEST HEADLINES

Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails.

MORNING REPORT

Crews from Clint Eastwood’s ‘The Mule’ already on the ground in Floyd County. Group spotted on West Rome Bypass; due back Friday. What you need to know. Movie

Business: Pope & Land plans retail, hotels, restaurants adjacent to LakePoint. Burger King seeks bids on restaurant near Ga. 20, I-75. LakePoint 

Cedartown man, 30, charged with Sunday morning’s murder of Ronald Bentley. Arrest

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Update on Thursday’s storm aftermath. Heat index of 101 due again today. Weather 

Safe, sober boating the message for Operation Dry Water starting today. What to know. Plus: Radio interview at 8:10 this morning. Safety

Business: Closer look shows May was a record employment month in region; Polk sees lowest jobless rate ever. Jobs

Buzz: County Commission meets this morning at 8. Floyd County remote sites closed Independence Day. GHC gets $4.1 million for Paulding site update. Buzz

Saluting the Red, White and Blue: Independence Day celebrations begin this Saturday across Northwest Georgia. Independence Day

Obituaries: Mr. James Michael Stewart, Mrs. Jacqueline Helen Marks Storey, Ms. Gwendolyn E. Wilson. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties sponsored by Living Proof Recovery. Crimewatch


Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report: Sports

Rome Braves fall 11-3 to Charleston RiverDogs; rematch tonight at 7:05.

Up next: Four game home stand for the Braves featuring Kannapolis (fireworks Tuesday night).

High schools: An updated, team-by-team look at the 2018 high school football season. Just added: Unity, GSD. High School 2018.

Quick guide to next week’s 2018 USA Track & Field Georgia Region 4 Junior Olympic Championships.

  • Nick Bridges,  Rome High’s track and field coach, will join us at 7:40 a.m. Friday on Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM and online at wrga.streamon.fm to give us an overview of what to expect.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM, streaming.

7:40 a.m. Nick Bridges of Rome High on the USA Track regional meet that will bring more than 2,000 student athletes to Rome next week.
8:10 a.m. Sgt. Michael Barr of the state Department of Natural Resources on water safety this holiday, a look at a busy summer and separate campaigns to keep people from drowning — and drinking while boating.
8:40 a.m. Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.
A note about next week: No show. Our radio edition will return Monday, July 9, just after the 7 a.m. news.

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Health headlines: Georgia Health News

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

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