Tuesday, January 5, 2016

2015 was the best year for home sales since the recession; can 2016 do better? Remake for Burger King; return for Christopher & Banks. Another cold one today. Obituaries. Sports.

Today's first news from www.hometownheadlines.com

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • 25 degrees at 5 this morning at the airport. Wind chill: 19 degrees.
  • Another cold one on the way with a high today of 44. Tips on staying warm -- and safe.

Today's headlines:

  • 2015 best year in local real estate sales since recession but will it continue in 2016? Sales boom
  • Calhoun Premium Outlets adding Christopher & Banks. New look on the way for Burger King off Turner McCall. Business
  • January's Georgia Trend focuses on Rome/Floyd ('Manufacturing, tourism and bustling downtown') and the state's 100 most influential people including Gretchen Corbin. Trend
  • Some traffic notes for Coosa High students, parents, faculty as they move to the new building Tuesday. Coosa High
  • At a glance: New year off to a busy start across Northwest Georgia. Briefly
  • Obituaries: Remembering Mrs. Cynthia Lyenn Watwood Barger, Mrs. Patsy Sue Dunaway, Debbie Diane King Itson, Charles William Weeks. 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

  • Closer look at sports at Georgia Northwestern Technical College.
  • What's ahead with local high schools.
  • What's ahead with local colleges.
  • Jan. 11 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 7:40 a.m.: Layla Shipman of the Floyd County Republican Party on the countdown to the SEC Primary on March 1.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Kevin Ellis on the Three Rivers Invitational Bull Riding event at The Forum Friday and Saturday nights.
  • At 8:40 a.m. Wendy Davis of the Floyd County Democratic Party on the countdown to the SEC Primary on March 1.

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