Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.
Investigation continues into body found in Cedar Creek in Cedartown. Investigation
Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: About two inches of rain on the way; flash flood watch from 7 tonight through 7 p.m. Friday. Weather
Jobs: Region’s jobless rate down to 3.3% in November; Bartow sees an all-time low. Jobs
Flu tracker: Georgia among the states reporting more flu-like illnesses, widespread flu activity; another 47 people hospitalized, latest report shows. Flu
Business: New signs up for Bistro 208 (notice the special I?) Small Business Development Center offers five courses in Rome, Cartersville for beginners, others looking to grow. Chamber breakfast, Redmond ribbon cutting this morning. Business
Buzz: Downtown Rome Christmas tree already down; an idea about next season. ‘Chipper’ already collecting live trees. Plus: Floyd School Board meets Monday. Auditions set for ‘Almost, Maine.’ Buzz
Obituaries: Mrs. Melissa Ann Arnold, Viani Bobowiec, Mr. Robert Bruce Brown, Jimmy Morris Folds, Mrs. Shirley Ann Molock Millican, Cherry Bloom Womack, Rev. John Clifford Vines. Obituaries
Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
Matt Tuiasosopo named field manager of the 2019 Rome Braves; Bobby Moore returns as hitting coach. Rome Braves
High school basketball updates and schedules.
Countdown to Alabama vs. Clemson, Monday evening.
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. Mandy Perry with Blood Assurance Rome on the post-holiday need for blood donations and how you can help.
8:10 a.m. Matt Pearce with the Small Business Development Center on the importance of ongoing training/continuing education to a well-run business.
8:40 a.m. Astronomer David Dundee of Tellus Science Museum on the total lunar eclipse on Jan. 20 and on the museum’s 10th anniversary party on Jan. 12.