Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.
Dining: Work begins on new Popeye’s in West Rome. Taco war brewing on Ga. 53 in Calhoun. Some changes already at Bucket o’ Shrimp site in East Rome. Dining
What we’re hearing: Rocket Wheeler lands with Doubledays (and what better spot for a veteran baseball manager). Interesting year ahead for the Rome City Commission. Lean, mean times at the Rome News. Inside report
Davies Homeless Shelters: More than 500 homeless men turned away in 2018; 115 were housed. Ruth and Naomi Shelter for Women due in February. How to help
New Year’s Day: It’s a girl for Cartersville Medical’s first birth (poll called it correctly). Floyd’s first is in NICU. Plus: Dozens take the plunge in Cave Spring. New Year’s
Holiday traffic: At least 16 dead in New Year’s accidents. Traffic
Health: Some easy steps to living a healthy lifestyle in 2019 from Harbin Clinic. Examples: Ditch the salt, add some pistachios. Health
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Here comes that rainy day(s) feeling again; another 2.25 inches due late Wednesday through Friday. Weather
No additional obituaries from Tuesday.
Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Thursday. Dining
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
Georgia falls to Texas in Sugar Bowl, 28-21.
SEC goes 6-5 in post-season bowls.
College football: No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 2 Clemson in the National championship game on Jan. 7.
Wild card weekend ahead in the NFL as teams battle for Super Bowl berth Feb. 3 in Atlanta.
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
7:40 a.m. Kevin Ellis on the Three Rivers Invitational Bull Riding at The Forum River Center this Friday and Saturday.
8:10 a.m. Mandy Perry of Blood Assurance Rome on a major need for donors following the holiday and how you can help.