Heritage First Headlines: Collins re-elected Rome’s mayor; McDaniel, pro tem. $85 million expansion at the Cartersville brewery. Berry eagles have one egg in the nest, more due? Flood watch continues. Business, education updates. LSU dominates Clemson; Georgia no. 4 in final AP poll.

Heritage First Headlines: Collins re-elected Rome’s mayor; McDaniel, pro tem. $85 million expansion at the Cartersville brewery. Berry eagles have one egg in the nest, more due? Flood watch continues. Business, education updates. LSU dominates Clemson; Georgia no. 4 in final AP poll.

 

MORNING REPORT

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  • Rome City Commission: Bill Collins gets unanimous vote for a new term as mayor. Pro tem: Craig McDaniel.
  • Business: Anheuser-Busch announces $85 million expansion, 12 new jobs in Cartersville.
  • Business: Chris Hunt named chief financial officer at Greater Community Bank.
  • Education: Coosa High earns the Floyd County Schools Academic Decathlon championship; Armuchee High places second.
  • Education: Darlington announces latest seniors’ scholarship offers. Berry to host a talk about Atlanta’s water resource management system.
  • EagleWatch 2020: One egg is in the nest behind Krannert Center at Berry College so far. What to know.
  • Buzz: Gas prices down 1 to 5 cents a gallon. State net tax collections up 3% in December. Confirmation at Rome churches. Free admission at historic sites Feb. 9.
DAILY FEATURES:
  • Newscast: Indepth radio-style headlines and our rant of the day.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Another inch of more of rain on the way; flood watch through Wednesday morning.
  • Obituaries: Ben L. Crawford, Rev. Chester Martin, Mrs. Debbie Cooper McEver, Mr. James Mitchell Pilcher, Eleanor L. Reese.
  • Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores.
  • Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on arrests. Crimewatch

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report:

  • LSU dominates Clemson, Trevor Lawrence for 42-25 win.
  • Final AP Top 25: Georgia, no. 4.
  • Tickets on sale for the 2020 Hall of Fame Banquet on Feb. 10.
BASKETBALL
  • Rome girls, Darlington girls in latest statewide rankings.
  • High school and local college updates.
BASEBALL
  • Countdown to when pitchers and catchers report.
  • Latest on Rome Braves’ preseason activities.

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