Friday, January 1, 2016

Happy New Year! Flood warning through Monday. Rivers receding, latest road closures. 2015 rainfall totals. Chilly start to new year. Weekend guide. Sports updates.


Ware Mechanical weather:

  • A sunny, but chilly start to the New Year with highs near 50 or below all weekend, lows in upper 20s. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • Rivers receding, but flood warnings continue through Monday. Updates on road closures, Gordon County damage assessments. Flooding
  • 2015 one of wettest in recent years with more than 60 inches of rain over 153 days. Rainfall
  • Smile Report: Rome High's Emily Jarvis donates $1000 to Floyd with her Em Bands proceeds. Smile Report
  • New Year's Weekend: Burwell Creek paddle, "Always...Patsy Cline" at DeSoto and 'Bring One for Chipper' on Saturday. Weekend
  • Roman Dan Greeson wins Keep Georgia Beautiful "Man of the Year" Award. Greeson
  • Gordon EMS names EMT and Paramedic of the Year. Gordon
  • Georgia Health News: Commentary: Doctors being driven to burnout. Health
  • Obituaries: Remembering Eddie Neal and Gary Marvin Scoggins. Funerals
  • 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

  • Shorter's 2015 in review.
  • Clemson and Alabama to play for National Football Championship on Jan. 11.
  • Cedartown's Nick Chubb sharing rehab story to encourage other injured children. 
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos, the Bowl Edition: When it's all over and done, Alabama beats Clemson by seven. No-Nos
  • College bowl season: Who's on today and latest updates/previews.
  • All the bowl matchups from ESPN. Georgia vs. Penn State on Jan. 2. Click
  • Falcons vs. Saints at the Georgia Dome, 1 p.m. Sunday / The NFL

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