- East Bend: Add Texas Roadhouse to the list of East Bend occupants. Also confirmed so far: Panda Express, Chipotle.
- Business: Bekaert closing Shelbyville, Ky., plant; 100 to be laid off in January.
- Business: Prep work begins on Christmas Tree City; opens Nov. 25. Silver Creek Christmas Tree Farm opens Nov. 29.
- Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Christmas Open House, Candy Cane hunt Saturday. ‘Seeking Botany’s Designs’ opens with Saturday evening reception. Forum on Ice returns Sunday.
- Property tax deadline is 5 tonight. What you need to know.
- Health: West Rome’s Mary Womack puts special touch into wreaths auctioned by Cancer Navigators. Family thanks Terra Jones of Heyman HospiceCare for compassion.
- Buzz: Georgia Northwestern awarded $10,000 from Grainger Foundation. GHC enrollment at 6,600. Kiwanis celebrating 100 years. ‘Tomato Cage Christmas Trees.’
- Newscast: Our audio headlines edition and a rant or two.
- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Bundle up for tonight’s high school football playoffs; sunny, upper 50s for the weekend.
- Obituaries: Mrs. Christin Hudson, Ms. Sally Annette Martin, Janet Reynolds Richardson.
- Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
- Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on arrests. Crimewatch
Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for Sunday: Seven homes in Rome, Menlo and Mentone, priced from $225,9000 to $699,000.
Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports
John McClellan’s high school playoff picks for tonight. McClellan
- Tonight’s high school playoff schedule; scores later this evening.
- Berry Vikings: At home vs. Austin, 2 p.m.
- Shorter Hawks. At Florida Tech, 3 p.m
- Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. At home vs. Virginia Tech, 3:30 p.m.
- Georgia Bulldogs. At Auburn, 3:30 p.m., CBS.
ATLANTA FALCONS: At Carolina, 1 p.m. Sunday.
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