For these and today's latest news, please see www.hometownheadlines.com:
- Ware Mechanical forecast: FINALLY! Rain returns to Northwest Georgia with more on the way. Updates all day. Weather.
- 2016 Rome Christmas Parade: Go or no go? Decision due by 1 this afternoon; details here, on our social media or new text service. Parade
- Ware Mechanical fires update: Forestry Commission says work not done even as rainfall returns in fire-stricken areas. Fires
- Business: Shorter Avenue Krystal closed this week for remodeling. GDOL Job fair for Genesis Healthcare on Dec. 13. Business
- Buzz: Rome/Floyd NAACP to install new officers. Cave Spring Santa Sprint 5K this Sunday. Cole Swindell coming to Rome's Brewhouse on Dec. 21. Buzz
- Cartersville Police investigating death after 36-year-old woman found in parked car. Investigation
- Georgia Congressman Tom Price to head Health and Human Services. Politics
- GDOT: Detour off Old Dixie Highway at Ga. 140 in Bartow County under way for one month. Detour
- Georgia Health News: Do-it-yourself what?! More kidney patients learning in-home dialysis. Health
- Remembering Dorothy Faye Hall and Zella Mae Jackson McBurnett. Obituaries
- Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
- Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch
- Christmas Headlines: Your guide to parades, concerts and more this season. Click Christmas
- Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.
- State business headlines: Georgia Trend
- Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder
- John McClellan's high school football playoffs: Rome, Cartersville should have no problem getting to Georgia Dome. McClellan
- Ticket update for Rome vs. Stockbridge Friday night. Latest high school updates.
- Latest college basketball updates.
- 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: Next: Sunday at home vs. Chiefs, 1 p.m., CBS.
- Rome Half Marathon set for Saturday at State Mutual Stadium.
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM.
- Please join our guests today including:
- At 7:40 a.m.: Buzz Wachsteter on the 2016 Toys for Tots campaign and how you can help.
- 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.