Latest Friday headlines: Paraglider pilot rescued from Weiss Lake. Quick work by Rome Police, Floyd EMS save customer’s life at West Rome Walmart. It’s all Christmas, all the time at WGAA in Cedartown.
Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.
Business: What’s perking at Lumina Coffee Co.? A lot of hiring, social media and a late January opening date. Lumina
Retail therapy indeed: From a grand opening to celebrating seven decades, from free $25 gift cards to $1 off dark craft beers (get it: Black Friday?), from mimosas to all-day chicken. Business
Christmas Parade schedule: Tuesday in Rome, Dec. 1 in Lindale, Dec. 3 in Summeville, Dec. 6 in Cartersville and Cedartown, Dec. 7 in Rockmart, Dec. 8 in Cave Spring,Dec. 13 in Calhoun. Also: Christmas events.
Politics: Sample ballot for the Dec. 4 runoff (secretary of state, PSC). Updates on statewide runoff. Four candidates qualify for House District 14 special election. Politics
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Your weather in a word: nasty. Cold, breezy and rain just in time for the high school football playoffs. Weather
Obituaries: Kathleen “Kathy” Leary Rood. Obituaries
Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Tuesday morning. Dining
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties sponsored by Living Proof Recovery. Crimewatch
Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports.
Cold, wet night ahead for region’s five high school playoffs teams.
-See John McClellan’s picks on who wins and why.
-All the scores tonight on our website and social media.
Berry on the road Saturday for next NCAA Division III playoff game.
Updates on the Falcons-Saints game from Thursday night.
College football on Saturday:
-Berry: Vikings play Mary Hardin-Baylor in round two of the NCAA Division III tournament. 1 p.m. kickoff.
-Georgia Bulldogs: At home vs. Georgia Tech, noon.
-Georgia Tech: At Georgia, noon.
-Dec. 8: Registration is under way for the annual #JamieStrong Rome Half Marathon to be held at State Mutual Stadium.
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
Our radio edition will resume Monday just after the 7 a.m. news. Please join our guests including:
7:40 a.m. Kevin Ellis on the Jan. 4-5 Three Rivers Invitational Bull Riding at The Forum.
8:40 a.m. Janet Byington of the Rome Christmas Parade Committee on what we can expect to see Tuesday evening on Broad Street in downtown Rome.