Wednesday, January 6, 2016

$11 million nursing home planned in Polk. What's ahead in Bartow County. A look at Bartow's warm, wet fall; 'thaw' begins today. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police arrest reports

Today's first news from

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • Records show fall was warmer, wetter than normal in Northwest Georgia. Gradual warming trend begins today. Weather
  • Floyd County roads: Old River Road back open; Thomas Bluff Road is only road closed because of high water. Roads

Today's headlines:

  • $11 million, 86,000-square-foot nursing home proposed for Rockmart off U.S. 278. Nursing home
  • Career Depot highlights several job fairs in Northwest Georgia this month; plus Labor Department updates. Jobs
  • Updates on Mount Berry Mall: Express leaving in February; Auntie Anne's due by early spring. Business
  • Smile Report: Unity Christian raises $368,000 in 'Gift of Unity Challenge.' Smile
  • Georgia Health News: Rare metal -- where are the Platinum plans? GHN
  • At a glance: Latest updates from across Northwest Georgia. Briefs
  • Obituaries:  Remembering Mrs. Maude Nelson Cooper, Marvin Marcel Culpepper, Mr. James J. Ford, Mrs. Amy Louise Reese Stanfield Raines, Gene Albert Tant Sr. Services
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Model girls no. 4, Calhoun boys no. 5 in latest basketball rankings.
  • What's ahead with local high schools.
  • What's ahead with local colleges; Berry results.
  • Monday's national championship: Alabama vs. Clemson. Norman Arey's pick: Alabama by 7.
  • NFL: Playoffs begin this weekend

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
-Please join us from 7-9 this morning with our guests:

  • At 7:20 a.m.: Joe McCutcheon from Ellijay on "Potomac Fever" and our lawmakers.
  • At 7:40 a.m.:
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Dr. Renee Carleton of Berry College on the latest on the Berry eagles and what to expect this season.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Stephanie McElhone and Cheryl Bishop from the YMCA on the annual coat drive.

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