- Business: Texas-based Buc-ee’s plans Calhoun mega convenience store in 2021; latest in Northwest Georgia growth of upscale convenience stores.
- Dining: From uptown to down home, what people are saying on Facebook about two newcomers: Aventine and The Farmhouse Kitchen.
- Business: Brisk start to Christmas tree season. Level Up Arcade apparently closes on Broad Street.
- Christmas Parade: Adairsville, Summerville kick it off tonight (37 degrees) followed by Rome on Tuesday (on Facebook Live); Cartersville and Rockmart on Dec. 5.
- Newscast: Our audio headlines edition and rant of the day: Brian Kemp’s Senate decision.
- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Today’s high only 45; strong winds will keep wind chill below 40 degrees now through noon Tuesday.
- Obituaries: Paul Alan Allison, Mrs. Debra North, Mrs. Virginia Louise Wheeler.
- Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Tuesday.
- Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on arrests. Crimewatch
Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports
- SEC Championship: Georgia vs. LSU, 4 p.m. at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. TV: CBS.
- ACC Championship: Clemson vs. Virginia, 7:30 p.m., Charlotte. TV: ABC
- Plus: Breakdown of other conference championship games this weekend
Atlanta Falcons: Sunday, Panthers at home, 1 p.m.
John McClellan’s high school playoff picks for this Friday. As Northwest Georgia’s impressive streak of state title bids ends, a look at who’ll make it to the high school football championships Dec. 13-14. McClellan.
- Saturday: Harbin Clinic’s Jingle Jog in Cartersville.
- Dec. 14: Rome Half Marathon returns; also offers 5K race. Dec. 12: GoGo Running All-Area Cross Country Banquet.
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