Saturday, December 19, 2015

Rome Police officers help save Christmas for local family. New program to help students with college transition. Latest business updates. Weekend guide. Cool and sunny weekend, rainy week ahead. Latest sports updates.

Today's first headlines from and

Ware Mechanical Weather

  • Cool and sunny for the weekend. Chilly start at 25 degrees this morning, up to low 50s today. Rainy week ahead.


  • Is your child ready for college? Helping students successfully transition from 'Day One' focus of new program by Janet Byington and Steve Safigan. College
  • Rome Police officers help save family's Christmas after thief steals gifts for three children. Gift
  • Latest indictments from Floyd County Superior Court. Indictments
  • Tellus: NASA fireball camera capture 150-pound asteroid piece as it falls over Georgia. Tellus
  • Redmond Regional names Joe Gleason as Associate Administrator. Redmond
  • Cartersville Chamber of Commerce names Cindy Williams new CEO. Cartersville
  • Weekend: Christmas 'free day' at Chieftains, Shop with a Cop, Toys for Tots distribution and Christmas concerts. Weekend
  • Smile Report: Berry College welcomes 62 new graduates. Berry
  • Downtown Rome honors partners for 2015 achievements. Awards
  • Brewhouse gets some national exposure in Fox country music special. Brewhouse
  • Obituaries: Remembering Stanley Bailey, Guyton Durand "Pete" Selman, Lori Whorton Spence and Jeffery Chad Vaughn. Funerals
  • 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 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

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Holiday high school basketball tournament winners. Girls: Model. Boys: Calhoun.
  • The Falcons at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Sunday / The latest on the NFL
  • All the bowl matchups from ESPN. Georgia vs. Penn State on Jan. 2. Click

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

  • From 7:40 until 8:30 a.m.: Ryan Earnest, president of Heritage First Bank, joins us to review the year in local business.
  • 8:40 a.m.: Mary Hardin Thornton from Keep Rome-Floyd Beautiful on Bring One for the Chipper, Christmas Tree recycling in January.

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