Latest Heritage First Headlines: No back-to-school sales tax break for Georgia; bordering states offering it. Suspect in latest Bartow murder dies. Advance voting continues as runoff two weeks away; political updates. Kerr to chair Heart of the Community. Summer sizzle resumes today

Latest Heritage First Headlines: No back-to-school sales tax break for Georgia; bordering states offering it. Suspect in latest Bartow murder dies. Advance voting continues as runoff two weeks away; political updates. Kerr to chair Heart of the Community. Summer sizzle resumes today

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Latest headlines:

Reports from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.

Morning edition:

Education: Looking for the back-to-schools sales tax holiday this summer? Head for the borders. Education

Bartow Sheriff: Suspect in woman’s murder on Saturday has died from his self-inflicted gunshot wounds. Update

Georgia’s U.S. senators on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. Reaction

People: Chris Kerr named chair of Heart of the Community Foundation. Champion joins Floyd Urgent Care/Calhoun as nurse practitioner. People

Politics: Advance voting continues with runoff two weeks away. Updates on the GOP governor’s runoff, Democratic school superintendent’s race. League meeting to focus on Latino vote potential. Politics 

Buzz: Berry College Student Enterprise Program’s summer farmers market set for July 21. Development authority meets Wednesday. Buzz

Georgia DOT: Entrance ramp to I-75 north at Exit 290 in Cartersville to be closed this Friday night, Saturday. Traffic

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Steamy summer weather returns with a heat index near 100 again today. Weather 

Obituaries: Mrs. Carolyn Castile, Mr. Bobby Lamar Fincher. Obituaries 

No updates Monday on 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 end skid, beat Augusta, 6-5. Braves off today before starting series in Greenville.
Links to:
-High school football schedules.
-Fall openers for Berry, Shorter football plus schedules.
-Practice is about to begin for the Atlanta Falcons.
Community:
-Details on the Aug. 18 Gary Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K & 2 mile Health Walk.
-The 2018 edition of the Harbin Hero Hustle 5K and two-mile health walk is Sept.  29; help pick the five local charities to participate in the Harbin Hero Challenge.

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

7:10 a.m. Inside today’s local headlines.
7:40 a.m. Sgt. Chris Fincher of the Floyd County Police Department.
8:10 a.m. Mark Cochran of Cevian Design Lab, an avid watcher of the Supreme Court of the United States, with his reaction to Trump’s pick for the next justice.
8:40 a.m. Political updates.

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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