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Ware Mechanical forecast:
- Sunny, smoky and dry; high of 71. Weather
- Business: Cartersville Jewelry consolidating, closing three stores; latest retail rollback this year in Northwest Georgia. Closing
- More smoke, air quality issues here today. Updates on all ongoing Georgia fires. Smoke
- Georgia Power to pay $1,586,500 to settle class action disability suit with ties to Rome man, Plant Hammond. EEOC
- Politics: Coomer elected Georgia House Majority Whip; Graves supports Ryan's return as U.S. House speaker. Politics
- Final look at Floyd election results: Presidential race draws most local votes with Amendment One finishing second. Votes
- Business: Cartersville-Bartow County to host Georgia Tourism's 2017 Travel Media Marketplace on April 20-22. Business
- Education: Georgia Northwestern shares ideas with homebuilders. Unity welcomes 400-plus grandparents, salutes veterans. Education
- Buzz: Berry College Arts Society plans Arts & Crafts festival Saturday. Call ahead for electronics recycling on Saturday. New director for advocacy center. Santa for Seniors seeks donors. Buzz
- Remembering Mrs. Sara Louise Cochran, Mrs. Merriam Avalla Watters Fuqua. Obituaries
- Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
- Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crime
- Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.
- State business headlines: Georgia Trend
- Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder
- John McClellan's high school playoff picks: 4 of 8 Northwest Georgia teams to advance to the third round (one loss will surprise most). McClellan
- Georgia High School Football Daily.
- Rome playoff game means extra holiday for Bainbridge opponents.
- Local college basketball updates.
- Georgia Tech: At home vs. Virginia, Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
- UGA: At home vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday at noon.
- Atlanta Falcons: Off this Sunday. Next: Nov. 27, home vs. Cardinals, 1 p.m., Fox.
- Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: 10 college football locks to lose coming Friday.
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM.
- Please join our guests including:
- 7:40 a.m.: Andie Spearman and Alex Rakestraw on Berry College Student Enterprises' Christmas in November at Oak Hill this Saturday.
- 8:10 a.m.: A meteorologist from the National Weather Service's Peachtree City office joins us to bring us up-to-speed on the North Georgia fires, the returning smoke and the drought.