Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Severe weather likely tonight, early Thursday. Updates all day. Augusta hit with tax payback twice the size as Rome/Floyd. Christmas updates. Bring One for the Chipper is Jan. 2. Sports updates

Today's first headlines from

Ware Mechanical Weather

  • Rough weather possible later today; up to 2 inches of rain; flood watch continues. We could see record heat today.
  • Continuing updates all day on Hometown Headlines.


  • Augusta latest community told to repay Department of Revenue, perhaps $7 million. Hufstetler talks reform on Hometown Radio today. DOR
  • North Rome fatality adds to the continuing surge in traffic deaths on Georgia roads this year; already the most since 2008. Fatalities
  • 'Bring One for the Chipper' celebrates 25 years and 6 million trees recycled. Bring your live tree on Jan. 2. Chipper
  • Junior Service League of Rome accepting applications through its Community Partnership Program for the 2016-2017 year. JSL
  • Smile Report: In its seventh year, Darlington student's 'Warm and Cozy Tree' helping those in need. Smile
  • At a glance: Latest updates from across Northwest Georgia. Briefly
  • Georgia Health News: Exchange enrollment nears 500,000 statewide. GHN
  • Northwest Georgia churches set Christmas week celebrations. Christmas
  • Obituaries: Remembering Mrs. Rena Hammond Cooper, Mr. Hilton R. Cooper, Clarice H Couzzourt, Kelly Eugene Griffin, Mr. Carey Mitchell Messex Sr., Mr. Donald Wilson "Don" Mullins. 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

  • High school and local college basketball updates.
  • Closer look at the fate of The Ted.
  • The Falcons host the Panthers at 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 including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: State Sen. Chuck Hufstetler, R-Rome, on the latest with the Department of Revenue/tax issue with Rome/Floyd County and now the Augusta area as well.
  • At 8:10 a.m. Tim Herrington, Floyd's Emergency Management director, joins us to talk about the weather due tonight and early Thursday.

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