Friday, December 21, 2012

Winter arrives with big chill, 30-plus mph gusts. High of 45 today. Communities pause to remember Newtown victims. $1.16 billion deal for Mohawk.

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Winter roars in with 35-mph gusts, low of 24 tonight
-Wind advisory through 7 tonight. Top gust so far: 31 mph.
-Wind chill at 27 degrees at 5 a.m.; cold, blustery day ahead.

-Friday: Sunny, high of 45, low of 24.
-Saturday: Sunny, high of 50, low of 25.
-Sunday: 20% rain chance, high of 58, low of 39.
-Christmas Day: 50% chance of rain, high of 61.

Fiscal cliff: Is there a plan C?
-With House Speaker John Boehner's "Plan B" basically dead on arrival because of a revolt within the Republican-dominated House, what's next? We're hoping to get some indication from representatives Tom Graves and Phil Gingrey later this morning.


$1.16 billion purchase made by Mohawk for tile maker

-Calhoun-based company now world's largest tile maker.


Remembering the Newtown shooting victims

-Local communities to observe 9:30 a.m. bell ringing to honor those lost at Sandy Hook Elementary.


Latest public health dining reports for Floyd, Bartow.


Latest county jail reports.


Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 1470 AM, 7-9 a.m. weekdays. Listen live online

-Please join our guests today including:
-Buzz Wachsteter, Rome city commissioner, on latest local developments.
-Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable: Our week-in-review with News Director Kevin Karel and Andrew Carter.

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