Thursday, November 10, 2016

Woodstock Furniture coming to newly restyled Central Plaza. October jobs update. Fire, smoke updates to the region. Cool mornings ahead.

For these and today's latest news, please see

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Down to 36 tonight; 34 degrees overnight Saturday, Sunday. No rain at least until Tuesday. Weather

Today's headlines

  • Business: Look for Woodstock Furniture to join Central Plaza in Rome soon. Business
  • Business: Bartow tourism adds business development manager. SweetFrog offers $3.33 yogurt cup Sunday to celebrate three years in Rome. Region 
  • Fire updates: Smoke from North Georgia fires drifting into nearby communities. Firefighting updates. More on the local outdoor fire ban. Fires 
  • Education. Showstoppers: Destination Center Stage, Floyd County schools first district-wide talent show, is Saturday night, Sunday afternoon. Talent show (with video) 
  • Weekend: Christmas Workshop, Homemakers Bazaar set. CRBI Fish Fry. Walk to End Alzheimer's. Wiffle Ball tournament. Weekend 
  • Buzz: 300-plus Floyd students tour Georgia Northwestern. Sheriff's Santa returns; how to help. Deli Day delivers -- and says thanks. Road closure in Cedartown today. Buzz 
  • Health: Redmond Regional  names Stephanie Jones as Chief Nursing Officer. Cartersville Medical adds 'germinator' to safety arsenal. Health 
  • Georgia Health News: How does Trump win impact state's health care? GHN 
  • Remembering Hubert Doyle Adams, Mrs. Alma Elizabeth Milam Groves, Kenneth Ray Pope, Mr. Jerrell Eugene Tolbert. 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 

  • Preview of the Berry Vikings women's basketball team.
  • More honors for Shorter's Chelanga.
  • Rome Wolves' community pep rally tonight.
  • John McClellan's high school playoff picks: Six area teams survive first round of playoffs.  McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • Rome Braves, Floyd Police golf tournament Friday; Wiffle Ball returns Saturday.
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No Nos: 10 locks to lose in college football, posting this Friday.
  • Berry Vikings:  At Centre, Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
  • Shorter Hawks: At Valdosta State, Saturday at 7 p.m.
  • Georgia Tech:  At Virginia Tech, Saturday, 3:30 p.m.
  • UGA At home vs. Auburn, Saturday, time TBA.
  • 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 including:
  • 7:10 a.m.: Rome High Head Football Coach John Reid on tonight's pep rally in advance of Friday's opening round of the playoffs.
  • 7:40 a.m.: Everett Gray on Friday morning's Veterans Day tribute, including the lighting of the Flame of Freedom.
  • 8:10 a.m.: Matt Pearce of the Small Business Development Center on both year-end planning and looking into 2017.
  • 8:40 a.m. Gary Chagnon and Dawn Hayes on today's Dining Out & Do Good to support Action Ministries of Rome.

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