Latest Heritage First Headlines: Truett’s Chick-fil-A sets opening celebration, including overnight camp out. RaceTrac opening second Cartersville location. Runoff election results.  Latest on The Big Switch. Charbuck’s opens in Shannon. Cold returns; rain to follow.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Truett’s Chick-fil-A sets opening celebration, including overnight camp out. RaceTrac opening second Cartersville location. Runoff election results. Latest on The Big Switch. Charbuck’s opens in Shannon. Cold returns; rain to follow.

 

LATEST HEADLINES

Updates from the Floyd County, Polk County and Bartow County jails.

MORNING REPORT

Dining: Grand opening celebration at Truett’s Chick-fil-A begins Dec. 12 with camp out, 52 weeks of meals for first 100 campers to register. Plus: More about the restaurant, returning employees and what to expect.  Dining
Business: RaceTrac coming to Cartersville’s sizzling Main Street just off I-75. Charbucks Almost Famous Grill opens today in Shannon. Business
City, county commissions meet for 90 minutes to hear few comments about the future of industry recruitment in our community. The Big Switch
LakePoint introduces Prep Baseball Report, huge new partner starting in 2019. Plus: Why Perfect Game is exiting the Emerson ballparks after next season. LakePoint
olitics: Republicans take Secretary of State, PSC commissioner races. How we voted. Also: Updates on the two House special elections (Dec. 18, Jan. 8). Politics
Christmas 2018: Your guide to this year’s parades, religious celebrations, musicals and longtime traditions. Next up: Thursday evening parades in Cartersville, Cedartown. Christmas
Education: Four elementary schools in Northwest Georgia — East Central, West End, Trion and White — named to Title I Distinguished Schools list. Education
Health: Honors for Polk Medical Center. Edge named executive director of Elevation House. Health
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Low of 25 by Thursday morning to be followed by 1.5 inches of rain late Friday through midday Sunday. Weather
Obituaries: Mr. Jacob Logan ”Jake” Patrick, Mrs. Mickra A. Staples. 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.

Post-season honors for trio of Berry football players.
Cartersville, Rockmart championship games live on GPB Dec. 12.
Hurricanes post ticket, bus updates.
John McClellan’s picks for the state football finals.
State Championships for high school football:
  • Class 2A: Rockmart vs. Heard Co., Dec. 12 at 1 p.m., Mercedes Benz Stadium.  Polk County Schools will be closed on Dec. 12 for the championship game.
  • Class 4A: Cartersville vs. Blessed Trinity, Dec. 12 at 4:30 p.m., Mercedes Benz Stadium. Cartersville City Schools will have a half-day of class on Dec. 12 for the championship game.
COLLEGES/bowls
-Georgia vs.Texas, Sugar Bowl, 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1.
-Georgia Tech vs. Minnesota in the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit, Dec. 26, 5:15 p.m.
-Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: Saturday, Dec. 29, noon. Florida vs. MIchigan.
Atlanta Falcons sink to 4-8. Next: At Green Bay on Sunday.
Registration continues for the annual #JamieStrong Rome Half Marathon to be held this Saturday at State Mutual Stadium.
  • Former Model High and Berry College standout Michelle Abernathy Lane will be the guest speaker the 2018 GoGo Running All-Area Cross Country Banquet to be held Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Krannert Ballroom at Berry College.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
8:10 a.m. Tim Herrington, Floyd County emergency management director, on winter weather preparedness week and what he learned when meeting with the National Weather Service on Tuesday about what’s ahead this season.
8:40 a.m.  Bob Zurcher, the chief financial officer at LakePoint, on the new association with Prep Baseball Report starting next summer.
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