Monday, March 21, 2016

Sears closes doors after nearly 70 years in Rome. 2-year-old drowns in Cedartown. Demolition for Kauffman Tire. New Wendy's hiring. Gas prices. Week ahead in NW Georgia. Holy Week services. High School football schedules. Sports updates.

Where your news day starts:

Today's weather:

  • Cooler temps to start the week, low near 33 tonight. Next rain chance on Thursday. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • The end of an era: Sears closes its doors after nearly 70 years in Rome. Sears
  • Business: Demolition to make way for new Kauffman Tire. Hiring for new Wendy's. Pilgrim's recruiting workers in Cedartown. Business
  • Local gas prices continue to climb. Floyd County has lowest prices, Bartow County with highest. Gas Prices
  • Agenda: Holy Week events. Rome ACC meeting. Floyd Commission to adopt hospital resolution. Rick Bragg at Berry. Alzheimer's Conference. Week
  • WGAA: 2-year-old Cedartown girl drowns in backyard pond. Cedartown
  • Local churches preparing for Easter: Holy week events, Rome Passion Play, Journey to the Cross and service schedules. Holy Week
  • Remembering Virginia Bolton Landers. Obituaries
  • 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

  • Complete list of 2016 High School football schedules. Football
  • Georgia falls 77-65 to Saint Mary's in second round of NIT. Georgia Tech plays South Carolina tonight.
  • High school updates: Lots of baseball this week.
  • Rome Braves' single-game tickets on sale; opening day is April 7.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
-Takes a break the week of March 21-25; resumes Monday, March 28.

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