Friday, December 4, 2015

Cartersville Christmas parade draws big crowd. A win tonight puts the 'Canes back in the AAAA title game next week. Norman Arey's conference championship picks. Cool, clear weekend ahead. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest

Today's first headlines from

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • Clear, cool weekend ahead; highs in the mid to upper 50s, lows from 29 to 40. Weather


  • Rumors swirling concerning the fate of Phil Jones, the Shorter Hawks first and only head football coach. Jones
  • Current home of Fred Talley's Parkview Chapel on the market for $1.2 million. For sale
  • Perhaps your most unique look ever at Rome's Christmas parade, courtesy of Rome videographer Georgia Lataif and his drone. Video
  • Photos from Thursday's Rome Christmas parade. Christmas
  • Cartersville's 'Miracle on Main Street' Christmas Parade fills downtown. Cartersville
  • WRGA: Relocated high-end apartment complex gets a thumbs up from the planning commission. Update
  • Police: 'Floyd County public safety seeks to educate public in active shooter.' Safety
  • Reminder: Salvation Army's annual Holiday Can-a-thon under way at The Forum 7 a.m.-1 p.m. today. Donate
  • 400-plus students due at Northwest Regional Tech Fair at Georgia Highlands today. Tech
  • Weekend: Plenty of Christmas events, winter arts market, pancakes and rattling gourds. Weekend
  • At a glance: 'Greenie' nominations due, Toys for Tots deadline and updates from the region. Briefs
  • Obituaries:  Remembering Mr. Bryan Moore Storey, Mr. Joseph Ricky Gilreath. Services
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch
  • Holiday Happenings

    • Hometown Headlines has teamed with Harbin Clinic to present Holiday Happenings, a 29-page digital magazine with details on parades, concerts, performances and live Nativity scenes across Northwest Georgia. You can view it in two formats: Desktop or Mobile


    • Hardy Realty's open house gallery, featuring six homes in Rome and Adairsville, posts today at 3 p.m. You can view two versions: desk top or mobile.

    Regular features:

    Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

    • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos, conference championship edition: Clemson remains unbeaten, Iowa doesn't; Crimson Tide rolls. No-Nos
    • SEC Championship: Alabama vs. Florida, 4 p.m., Georgia Dome. CBS.
    • Friday night: Cartersville, Calhoun at home with hopes of winning their way to season finales in the Georgia Dome. Football
    • John McClellan's high school playoff picks:  Cartersville moves on to the championship game; Calhoun's season ends. Plus: Statewide predictions. McClellan
    • Georgia High School Football Daily.
    • Rome Braves will hold a pancake breakfast on Saturday to benefit the Braves Miracle Field of Rome.
    • The Falcons at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Sunday / The latest on the NFL

    Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
    Please join our guests including:

    • At 7:40 a.m.: Phil Ray, principal of Pepperell High and devoted Alabama fan, on Saturday's big game.
    • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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