77-year-old man dies in Friday evening shooting; at least seventh murder victim in Rome since Jan. 1.
Big month of openings begins: Gifts of Grace opens on Broad Street today. Truett’s Chick-fil-A, Redmond’s West Rome urgent care, new Cartersville clinic, several other restaurants on the way.
Buzz: South Rome Early Learning Center now participating in GOAL program. Rome Area Heritage Foundation trolley tours return Dec. 1. Buzz
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. Christmas
Politics: Advance voting for statewide runoff begins Monday. Sample ballot for the Dec. 4 runoff (secretary of state, PSC). Four qualify for House District 14 special election. Politics
Hometown Podcasts survey: Please take a few minutes to answer our final five questions. Survey
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Patchy fog this morning with 60% rain chance today, high near 58. Forecast
Obituaries: Ms. Jennie E. Hunt, Mr. William Cato Mull, Mrs. Elizabeth D. Sheldon, Mr. Doyle Lee Singleton Jr. and Mrs. Ellen Stephens Turner. Obituaries
Public Health restaurant inspection scores resume 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.
High school football playoffs: Rome, Rockmart, Calhoun and Cartersville advance to state semifinals. Darlington’s season ends with loss.
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.