Thursday, January 21, 2016

Latest on our weather, delays and next winter 'event.' December jobs update. State empties Rockmart nursing home. More mystery in bizarre murder/suicide case. Weekend guide. Obituaries.

Today's first news from

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • Attention turns to Friday night/Saturday snow event. Weather
  • Latest updates on delays and other weather changes. The List

Today's headlines:

  • December: 600 more jobs than a year earlier but no change from November. First-time jobless claims soar. Jobs
  • 'Emergency relocation' under way for remaining patients at Rockmart Nursing and Rehabilitation. Closing
  • Murder suspect who killed himself Monday afternoon spent 26 years in prison after conviction of killing his wife in Cartersville. Mystery
  • Weekend: Wine and cheese (but maybe not in that order) plus some laughs, libations and a new Spin on science. Weekend
  • Berry College Student Enterprises hosts SPARK Entrepreneurial Conference Feb. 5-6. Blaine Williams gets 'interim' spot in Athens-Clarke County. Business
  • Harbin Clinic, parks & rec team up for 2016 Harbin Clinic Race Series with Leprechaun-a-thon, Patriotic Splash Dash 5K, Hero Hustle. Health
  • CRBI's annual meeting Jan. 26 to focus on water and energy; will include annual awards, drawing. CRBI
  • Georgia Health News: Piedmont expanding as Ellijay facility downsizes. GHN
  • Obituaries: Remembering Mr. Vernon Winfred Dunwoody, Mrs. Julie E. Moses. 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

  • Georgia Highlands holds no. 2 spot nationwide; rival is no. 13.
  • Shorter baseball, softball previews.
  • High school basketball updates.
  • John Hart, Atlanta Braves' president of baseball operations, due at Hot Stove Gathering in Rome.
  • Hot Stove Gathering updates from Rome Braves. Event is next Monday at The Forum.
  • NFL's final four next Sunday: Cardinals at Panthers; Patriots vs. Broncos.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
-Please join us from 7-9 a.m. with our guests:

  • At 8:10 a.m.: Ophthalmologist Dr. Paul Harton of the Harbin Clinic Eye Center on its new LASIK Vision Correction Suite.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., on the budget and international relations -- and perhaps more on those vice presidential rumors.


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