Monday, December 21, 2015

River Dog Outpost opens today in downtown Rome. Dr. David McCorkle, founding president of Georgia Highlands, dies. Gas prices up a bit. Falcons end losing streak. Rain by midweek, low 70s on Christmas Day

Today's first headlines from

Ware Mechanical Weather

  • Light rain, mid 50s today; low 70s with 40% rain chance on Christmas


  • Mike, Connie Sams hope to 'bring more folks to the river' as River Dog Outpost opens today in downtown Rome. Outpost
  • Dr. David McCorkle, founding president of Georgia Highlands College, dies. GHC
  • Greater Community Bank names Matt Robbins senior vice president; Donna McEntyre chief operating officer and city president/Calhoun. Business
  • M & J's looks ready to cook in West Rome. Dining
  • Northwest Georgia churches set Christmas week celebrations. Christmas
  • Agenda: Career fair this Tuesday at Goodwill. Local meetings. Also: Final Christmas week events.  Agenda
  • Gas prices inch up in Rome, down in other markets; 45 cents per gallon cheaper than a year ago. Gas
  • Obituaries: Obituaries: Mr. Gregory E. Tutt, Mr. Donald Allen Gurley, Mr. Denver William "Bob" Phillips. Services
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores returns Tuesday.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • The Falcons snap losing streak, beat Jacksonville, 23-17 / Panthers at the Falcons, 1 p.m. Sunday / The NFL
  • Friday: Norman Arey's final No-Nos of the season as he picks 15 bowl winners, including the next national champion.
  • 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 on Jan. 2.

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