Sunday, November 20, 2016

Another Red Flag Fire Warning today. Smoke threat. Fire destroys Floyd home. Foundry opening updates. Toys for Tots in full swing. Week ahead in NW Georgia. Another freezing night ahead. Sports updates.

For these and today's latest news, please see

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Freeze warning until 10 a.m. High near 54 today. Another freezing night. Beautiful Thanksgiving Day ahead. Forecast
Fire, smoke, drought watch:
  • Ware Mechanical Fire Watch: Red Flag Warning today for high fire danger. Updates on regional wildfires including those in Polk and Bartow. Updates
Today's other headlines: 
  • Fire destroys home off Old Dalton Rd. Bartow Fire Department battling wildfire off Norton Rd. Red Flag Fire Warning in effect. Fire
  • Buzz: 'Soft opening' Tuesday with grand opening Friday at Foundry. Toys for Tots in full swing, final day to register is Dec. 3. Buzz 
  • Photo Gallery: Lots of Christmas Spirit downtown Saturday as dozens of children enjoy Candy Cane Hunt. Candy 
  • This week: Rome Alcohol Control Commission and Floyd Commission meet, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Run Off the Turkey 5K. Agenda
  • Remembering Johnny Raymond Cordle, Raphael Dominique Dillard and Shirley Marie Rinehart. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch

Also today:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report 

  • Friday night preview: Rome, Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun and Chattooga headed to quarterfinals. 
  • John McClellan's high school playoff picks:  Next round due Monday.
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No Nos: How did Norman pick'em on Saturday? No Nos
  • Local college basketball updates.
  • Georgia Tech football:  Tech beats Virginia, 31-17. Next: At Georgia, Saturday at noon.
  • UGA football: Georgia beats Louisiana-Lafayette, 35-21. Next: At home vs. Georgia Tech, Saturday at noon.
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  • Atlanta Falcons:  Off this Sunday. Next: Nov. 27, home vs. Cardinals, 1 p.m., Fox.

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

  • Please join our guests Monday including:
  • 7:40 a.m.: Greg Jackson, APEX Direct Care and Chair of Small Business Action Council on Shop Small Saturday coming up this weekend.
  • 8:10 a.m.: Floyd County Police Sgt. Chris Fincher on the 2016 edition of Shop with a Cop.
  • 8:40 a.m.: Steve Hulsey, Floyd County Water Department, on Level 2 drought conditions.

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