Sunday, November 13, 2016

Christmas Tree City finds new home. Busy week ahead in NW Georgia. Fire destroys home in Cave Spring. Berry shares SAA football title.

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Cool Sunday ahead with high near 60, low of 36 tonight. Mid-60's for the week, still no rain. Forecast

Today's headlines

  • Christmas Tree City finds new home on Turner McCall Blvd. following Kmart closure. Opens Nov. 21 for holiday season. Trees 
  • Week ahead: Rome Commission meeting, property taxes due, Downtown Holiday Open House, pancake breakfast and Discovery Day at Tellus. Agenda 
  • Gordon Sheriff: Inmate walks away from work detail, captured in Tennessee 28 hours later. Gordon
  • Early Saturday fire destroys home and injures one in Cave Spring. Fire 
  • Education: GNTC holds tree dedication for Shannen Ferry. GHC named a 'Top Military Friendly College' for the fourth time in the last five years. Education 
  • Remembering Dale Robert Bell. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crime

Also today:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report 

  • Pepperell High Cheerleaders place #2 in state competition. 
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No Nos: How did Norman pick 'em? No No
  • Berry Vikings: Vikings beat Centre, 21-19. The Vikings football team claimed a share of the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) title with the win. By virtue of the head-to-head tiebreaker, Washington (Mo.) earned the SAA's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. The Vikings will await a possible at-large bid to be announced during the NCAA selection show tonight at 6 p.m. ET
  • Shorter Hawks: Hawks lose 44-0 to Valdosta State in season finale.
  • Georgia Tech: Yellow Jackets sting #18 Virginia Tech, 30-20. Next: At home vs. Virginia, Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
  • UGA: Georgia upsets #8 Auburn, 13-7. Next: At home vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday at noon.
  • Atlanta Falcons:  1 p.m. Sunday at Eagles on Fox.

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

  • Please join our guests Monday including:
  • 7:40 a.m.: Dr. John Jackson, superintendent of Floyd County Schools, on the rise of high school graduation rates.

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