Latest Heritage First Bank: Suspect sought following Sunday afternoon shooting in Rome. Lots of new faces in Atlanta (two from here) as General Assembly convenes Jan. 14. Rome attorney Chris Twyman gets key appointment. Sports: Alabama vs. Clemson for the national title tonight

Latest Heritage First Bank: Suspect sought following Sunday afternoon shooting in Rome. Lots of new faces in Atlanta (two from here) as General Assembly convenes Jan. 14. Rome attorney Chris Twyman gets key appointment. Sports: Alabama vs. Clemson for the national title tonight

 

LATEST HEADLINES

Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.

MORNING REPORT

Rome Police: Suspect sought in midday Sunday on Dodd Boulevard. One man shot several times; warrants out for suspect. Search

General Assembly 2019: Plenty of changes in Atlanta with new faces — two House members with a third due from Northwest Georgia — as well the start of the Kemp/Duncan administration. Politics
House District 5 special election is Tuesday; runoff, if needed, would be Feb. 5 (Gordon, Murray counties only). Election 
Georgia Supreme Court names Rome attorney Christopher Twyman to serve on the Office of Bar Admissions Board to Determine Fitness of Bar Applicants; latest state post for he managing partner at Cox, Byington, Twyman & Johnson LLP. Twyman
HealthWatch: Flu hospitalizations jumped in the last week of 2018 in Georgia. Calendar:  Harbin Clinic’s Leprechaun-a-thon, 5K series, Walk With a Doc return this spring. Health
Buzz: Floyd School Board meets this afternoon; Rome Board of Education, County Commission meet Tuesday. Buzz
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Two more days in the 60s and then colder weather returns; high of 44 on Thursday. Weather
Obituaries: Mr. Bobby Frank Blackmon, Ms. Yetta Joan Carpenter, Ms. Eleanor Johnson, Mr. James Junior Townsend. Obituaries
Public Health restaurant inspection scores resume Tuesday morning. Dining
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports.

College football national championship:
  • Alabama vs. Clemson, 8 p.m., ESPN
Busy week ahead in high school basketball
  • The schedule.
Berry College basketball: Men, women fall vs. Birmingham Southern.
NFL: Divisional series next following Wild Card weekend.
  • Atlanta hosts Super Bowl on Feb. 3.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
7:10 a.m. Michael Skeen, Floyd County’s director of public works, on the open house for the new recycling center on Jan. 12 and the residential household hazardous waste/electronics recycling event on Jan. 19.
8:40 a.m. Stephanie McElhone and Cheryl Bishop from the Rome-Floyd YMCA on the 2019 One Warm Coat campaign to provide new or gently used coats for those in need.
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