Monday, November 14, 2016

Foundry Growler Station opens Nov. 22. The real cost of the wildfires, lingering drought in Northwest Georgia. What's next for Fricks building? John McClellan's high school playoff picks. Dazzling super moon photos by Mills Fitzner.

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Dry week ahead; only chance of rain is Friday night, Saturday. Weather

Today's headlines

  • The Foundry Growler Station sets opening date of Nov. 22 as downtown Rome continues to rise as a 'destination' for craft beer lovers. Beer 
  • 'Exceptional' drought costly for local farmers, firefighters, property owners and taxpayers. What's worse: No end in sight. Fire danger
  • Business. The Fricks buildings: Valued at more than $1.2 million, someone is doubling down on the success of downtown Rome. What's next 
  • Gorgeous 'super moon' photos from Myrtle Hill by Mills Fitzner. Photos.
  • It's super moon -- the largest moon you'll see between now and 2034. Super moon
  • Buzz: With the dream of a new Davies shelter now realized, Trask leaving for position in Asheville, N.C. Davies 
  • Remembering Ms.. Betty Jane Elliott Clarke, Mr. William Marion Kent Sr., Mrs. Betty Jean King Null, Joe Frank 'Buster' Tudor. Obituaries 
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Tuesday. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crime

Also today:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report 

  • 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.
  • Berry Vikings: No post-season for the 9-1 division co-champions after all.
  • Shorter Hawks: Season ends 0-11.
  • Georgia Tech: Next: At home vs. Virginia, Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
  • UGA: Next: At home vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday at noon.
  • Atlanta Falcons:  1 p.m. Sunday at Eagles on 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 Monday including:
  • 7:40 a.m.: Dr. John Jackson, superintendent of Floyd County Schools, on the rise of high school graduation rates.
  • 8:10 a.m.: Scott Moody on this Saturday's Noon Optimist Club pancake breakfast at Rome Civic Center, from 6 a.m.-noon.

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