Monday, November 28, 2016

All eyes on weather with Christmas parade on Tuesday. Over 2.5 inches possible starting tonight through Wednesday. City Commission to discuss closing portion of Ave. B. Fire, drought updates. Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration returns Dec. 11. John McClellan's high school playoff picks. Sports updates

For these and today's latest news, please see

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Ware Mechanical forecast: Strong storm system headed our way, over 2.5 inches of rain possible starting tonight. Forecast
  • Wind advisory in effect from 4 p.m. today through 7 a.m. Tuesday. Gusts up to 35 mph possible.
  • Ware Mechanical fire, drought update: Five new fires in North Georgia on Sunday, all contained. Expected rain to help. Fire  
Today's headlines:
  • Ware Mechanical fire, drought update: Five new fires in North Georgia on Sunday, all contained. Expected rain to help. Fire 
  • As organizers keep eye on weather, some 25,000 expected to help usher in the holiday season during Tuesday's Rome Christmas Parade. Parade
  • Buzz: Rome Commission to discuss resolution to close portion of Avenue B. Gas prices leveling out, but could rise by end of year.  Buzz 
  • Annual Festival of Our Lady of Guadalupe returns Sunday, Dec. 11. Festival 
  • This Week: Christmas season kicks into high gear. Plus Rome Commission meets, Can-A-Thon, RLT's 'Into the Woods', Winter Art Market and marathon. Agenda
  • Remembering James Howard "Jimmy" Parris, Jr. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Tuesday. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch

Also today:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report 

  • John McClellan's high school football playoffs: Rome, Cartersville should have no problem getting to Georgia Dome. McClellan
  • Latest AP poll has six new teams, Alabama still no. 1, Ohio State no. 2. Poll
  • SEC Championship game: Alabama vs. Florida, Saturday at 4 p.m., CBS.
  • ACC Championship game: Clemson vs. Virginia Tech, Saturday at 8 p.m.
  • Atlanta Falcons:  Falcons beat Cardinals, 38-19. Next: Sunday at home vs. Chiefs, 1 p.m., CBS.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM. 

  • We're off today and return tomorrow. Join us Tuesday for guests:
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Brian McClellan, IT director for Gordon County, on all the home tech options available this Christmas season.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Jose Santamaria and his thoughts about death of Fidel Castro.

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