Heritage First Headlines: Business: McAlister’s Deli due in August; Pier 1 closing in April; ground broken on Ball Corp. cup facility. Cowan joins U.S. House race. Weather: Still spring-like today.

Heritage First Headlines: Business: McAlister’s Deli due in August; Pier 1 closing in April; ground broken on Ball Corp. cup facility. Cowan joins U.S. House race. Weather: Still spring-like today.

 

Update: Dense fog advisory until 10 this morning.

MORNING REPORT

  • Dining: McAlister’s Deli plans August opening; 40-60 jobs. Latest addition to your East Bend tenant scorecard.
  • Business: Pier 1 closing store in Rome, perhaps as soon as April. Second closing in that area since June.
  • Ball Corp. breaks ground on multimillion-dollar aluminum cup plant in Shannon adjacent to its current campus.
  • Politics. Dr. John Cowan enters congressional race: ‘It’s time to make a House call.’
  • Gordon sheriff: Armed suspect in missing persons case found hiding under mobile home with victim, surrenders after ’30 to 45 minutes more of tense negotiations.’
  • Police: Latest armed robbery, this time in Cedartown, ends with the arrest of a Rockmart man.
  • Floyd County Police, Rome Police receive ‘Narcan’ donations from Floyd Against Drugs to help revive overdose victims officers encounter.
  • Rome High’s Grand Finale, Rome Middle’s Grand Illusion unite for one performance Jan. 27, at Rome City Auditorium. Collins, Fisher to again lead Rome School Board.
  • Buzz: Buzz: Northwest Georgia Bridal Expo is Jan. 26 in Cartersville. Litter task force meets this afternoon.
  • EagleWatch 2020: Egg no. 2 has arrived in the nest behind Krannert Center at Berry College. What to know.
DAILY FEATURES:
  • Newscast: Indepth radio-style headlines and our rant of the day.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: One more day in the low 70s and then we’ll drop to more normal temperatures. Brief break in the rain Thursday.
  • Obituaries:  Mrs. Wydelle Sessions Clark, 99; Mr. Henry White.
  • Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores. . 64/U for Rockmart restaurant.
  • Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on arrests. Crimewatch

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report:

BASKETBALL
  • High school basketball results and this week’s schedule.
  • Local college updates.
NFL conference championships this Sunday.
BASEBALL: Latest on Rome Braves’ preseason activities.
COMMUNITY: Hall of Fame tickets on sale.

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