Robert Brady named new elections clerk for Floyd County; could start before Dec. 4 runoff, according to WRGA.
Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails.
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Latest on flood watch, river warnings. Another 1.25 inches of rain due. High today 49; just 41 on Thursday. Continuing coverage at Weather
Business: Floyd’s economic development push to copy Bartow’s (minus I-75). Responsibility for luring new jobs shifts directly to city, county commissioners under new format. Business
Georgia governor’s race: Provisional votes inch Kemp, Abrams closer with deadline set for Friday. How to check your provisional ballot. Latest updates. Politics
Obituary: Remembering state Rep. John Meadows, R-Calhoun. Calling hours, funeral services set for Saturday at Calhoun First Baptist Church. Meadows
Calhoun man dies in accident on I-75 South early Tuesday. Fatality
Free parking on floors 2-4 in the Third Avenue deck beginning Friday through the Christmas season. Parking
Buzz: Property taxes due Thursday; Tax Commissioner Kevin Payne on Hometown Radio at 8:40 a.m. Two options for Master Gardener classes in 2019. Buzz
Education: RHS nominates to students for Governor’s Honors.Shannon’s historic Zuber Cemetery topic of Berry College presentation at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Evans Auditorium. Education
Obituaries: Nellie Virginia Fulton Johnson. Obituaries
Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties sponsored by Living Proof Recovery. Crimewatch
Season-ending local soccer report.
John McClellan high school football playoff picks: Wins for Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun, Rockmart; rough night for Darlington, Chattooga, Trion.
-Berry hosts Maryville in first round of NCAA Playoffs on Saturday. Noon kickoff.
-Georgia Bulldogs: At home vs. Massachusetts, Saturday, 4 p.m., SEC Network
-Georgia Tech: At home vs. Virginia, Saturday, 3:30 p.m.
Links to local college basketball schedules, men’s and women’s.
-Harbin Clinic Turkey Trot 5K and Health Wobble benefiting United Way of Bartow County is Saturday.
-Dec. 8: Registration is under way for the annual #JamieStrong Rome Half Marathon to be held at State Mutual Stadium. Dec. 6 banquet keynote speaker: Former Model High and Berry University standout Michelle Abernathy Lane.
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
7:40 a.m. State Rep. Katie Dempsey, R-Rome, on the special session called by Gov. Nathan Deal to address storm recovery efforts in South Georgia and the fuel tax break for Delta and other air carriers.
8:10 a.m. Capt. Jason Smith of the Salvation Army of Rome on the Can-A-Thon 2018 at Coosa Valley Fairgrounds on Friday, Nov. 30, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
8:40 a.m. Floyd County Tax Commissioner Kevin Payne on our 2018 property taxes due to his office by Thursday.