- Dining: John Henry’s Grill heading to former Johnny’s Pizza spot on Broad Street. Plus: Dining out tonight? Check, please.
- Health: Kindred Hospital Rome closing in April; 78 employees impacted. CEO says company will continue to work to place both patients and employees.
- Four suspects from Floyd, Gordon and Polk counties held on drug charges following arrest at Shorter Avenue mobile home park by Metro Drug Task Force on Thursday.
- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny but cooler, high of 47. Latest road closings; flooding updates. Two-hour delay for Polk schools today.
- Education: Garden Lakes Elementary sweeps Fourth Annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Challenge.
- Obituaries: Mrs. Marion Christopher Richards, Mrs. Ruby Jewell “Juby” Whittenburg.
- Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores.
- Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on arrests. Crimewatch
- Newscast: Today’s top headlines and rants.
- Rant of the Day. Kindred closing a rare healthcare setback; how about replacing it with expanded veterans’ medical services?
- Druck Report: Elections Chief Robert Brady on what to know about the new voting machines and presidential preference primary.
- Jay Shell’s Creek Stories: ‘Beware Brown Red, rooster champion.’
Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report
- 12 area boys, girls teams in state basketball playoff hunt tonight; four others play Saturday.
- Local college updates.
- Rome Braves continue preparations for next season.
- Feb. 22: The 2020 Rome Arsenal Soccer Jamboree. The event will be held at Grizzard Park at 1170 Turner Chapel Rd SE.
- Feb. 27: Larry Lester, co-founder of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, will mark the centennial of organized black baseball with a public lecture at Berry on Thursday, Feb. 27, in McAllister Auditorium beginning at 5 p.m.
- March 14: Harbin Clinic’s Leprechaun-a-thon 5K run and two-mile health walk. Registration under way.
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