Gordon sheriff: Domestic violence arrest leads to discovery of pipe bomb, gun power. Suspect arrested, nearby area evacuated as Floyd County’s bomb squad summoned to remove the device.
Sunday’s other headlines: Fog adds new concern to holiday travel. What does Saturday’s football mayhem mean to Georgia’s playoff chances? Our advice for Tuesday’s Christmas parade: Plenty of hot chocolate. Live from Christmas Tree City (almost).
Dense fog advisory for Northwest Georgia through 10 this morning.
Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.
Rome Police continue search for murder suspect after 77-year-old man dies in shooting; at least seventh murder victim in Rome since Jan. 1. Murder
Toys for Tots: With three weeks to go, more toys still needed to provide Christmas gifts to some 3,000 local children. Toys
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
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
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Dense fog possible this morning, then partly sunny, high near 64. Clear and cold for Tuesday’s Rome Christmas Parade. Forecast
Obituaries: Mr. Bobby Charles Blair, Gabino Cruz Cornejo, Russell Morrison and George William Reynolds. Obituaries
Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties sponsored by Living Proof Recovery. Crimewatch
Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports.
-Berry: Vikings season comes to end with 75-9 loss to Mary Hardin-Baylor in round two of the NCAA Division III tournament.
-Georgia tops Georgia Tech, 45-21.
-Next: Georgia faces Alabama in SEC Championship, Dec. 1.
Updates on high school football playoffs.
Updates on college basketball.
-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.