Friday, December 30, 2011

Floyd receives disaster declaration for Dec. 22 tornado, New Year's weather, Local Sears and Kmart not closing, Norman Arey's weekend bowl picks

Floyd County receives disaster declaration from SBA for Dec. 22 tornado; Outreach Center to open Jan. 3
Clear skies with temps in upper 30's to ring in the New Year
-Friday: Sunny, high of 61, low of 38.
-New Year's Eve: Sunny, high of 62, low of 36.
-New Year's Day: Sunny, high of 57, low of 29.
Local Sears and Kmart stores safe for now as partial list of 79 of the 100 to 120 stores slated to close are announced by Sears holding company.
New Year's Buzz:
-Dec. 31: 2nd Resolution Run from Harbin's Sports Health Foundation: The 10K, 5K, and two-mile Health Walk will be held on New Year's Eve beginning at 9 a.m. on Jackson Hill beginning and ending at the Rome Visitor Center.
-New Year's Eve Downtown Entertainment report.
-Before you head out to celebrate, check the latest public health restaurant inspection reports.
Norman's No-Nos: The Bowl Editions. Arey
-Big bowl weekend as 26 teams go head-to-head
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 1470 AM, 7 until 9 a.m.
-Please join us Friday for a look at the top overall stories in 2011 and a look at what's ahead in 2012. Plus: Ann Arnold of the Downtown Development Authority joins us to talk about downtown's growth in 2011 and what's ahead next year.

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