Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.
- Regional business: Little Caesar’s opens in Rockmart; Hayloft boutique comes to Calhoun. $12 million RV park planned for Emerson. State historic preservation group meeting in Rome Sept. 18-20. Business
- Jobs: Unemployment rates rose in December across Northwest Georgia. A county-by-county look. Jobs
- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: After another cold one, a gradual warm up begins to a sunny Saturday with a high of 61. Weather
- Weekend: Howard Finster exhibit inaugurates the Harbin Clinic Gallery on Friday. Tellus hosts annual Member Appreciation Day. ‘The Follies’ return Friday, Saturday. Rome Braves’ Pick-a-Seat event is Saturday. Weekend
- Buzz: Feb. 11 blood drive offers a few extra incentives for county employees, other donors. Floyd County Republican Women meet Tuesday. Final days to vote early in Gordon County House race. Buzz
- Obituaries: Mrs. Mary Lou Cromer, Mr. George Nichols, Anne Briggs Browder Patterson, Donald Pryor Jr., Mrs. Linda Lawson Terry, Mr. Clarence Willie Lee Ware. Obituaries
- Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
- Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports
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
7:40 a.m. Linda Huddleston, director of epidemiology at Floyd, on the 2018-19 flu season.
8:10 a.m. John Norwood, field director for the Northwest Georgia Council of the Boy Scouts of America on Scouting for Food.