Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.
- Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Morning low of 18 degrees so far, even colder Thursday morning. No black ice reports. Weather
- Delays for Wednesday: Floyd, Gordon students to report two hours later than normal because of black ice concerns. Normal schedule for Rome. Delays
- Local shelters expanding services as a cold front sweeps the region; overnight low: 18 degrees. Shelters
- The Big Switch’ update: County Commission sets called meeting for noon Thursday to ‘approve the revised unified economic development plan for Rome and Floyd County.’ Big Switch
- Business: Bill Peterson’s Otter’s Chicken opens today in Carrollton; next up, Acworth. Downtown Loft Tours returns April 6. Business
- Remembering Jan. 30, 2013: Tornado with 160-mph winds ravages parts of Adairsville, then Gordon County. One died, 17 were hurt and more than 350 homes and buildings were damaged. Tornado
- Buzz: Rome Symphony Orchestra presents “Southern Bel Cantos” with Rome native James A. Douglas on Feb. 9. Floyd County Master Gardeners present ‘To Prune or Not To Prune’ Feb. 16. Buzz
- Obituaries: Hilary Yeargan Johnson. Obituaries
- Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Thursday; state workers were off Tuesday. Dining
- Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports
Several high school basketball games moved to this afternoon/evening.
Rome Braves’ Pick a Seat event is Saturday.
Latest local college sports notes.
Super Bowl LIII, Pats vs. Rams, kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Sunday in Atlanta.
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
8:10 a.m. Holly Amerman from Rome City Schools on “bridge day” for the parents of eighth graders at Rome Middle. It gives parents a chance to meet with counselors and advisers to plan their academic pathway for freshman in the 2019-20 school year.
8:40 a.m. Dr. Jeff Wilson, superintendent of Floyd County Schools, on the use of digital learning — especially on snow days.