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- Rains mean end to Bartow's burning ban. Up next: Frigid Friday. Plus: Photo from Rome's snowy 1886 storm. Weather
- Business: Merle Norman latest business to move from Broad Street to restyled Central Plaza. Move
- Business in under 100 words: Santa bringing more jobs? Realtors helping those in need. Toasting a good year downtown. Extended football season an economic TD. About those rumors. Business <100 words
- Buzz: Noon Optimist Club honors area middle school students. Heal Rome set for Jan. 14. Bartow CASA expands focus to education. Buzz
- Health: Georgia Highlands' students, staff can 'see' a doctor live via special kiosk. Health
- Georgia Health News: State still facing gap in DFCS caseworkers. Health
- Remembering Mr. Ronald E. Hobgood Sr., Jimmy R Hunter, Mr. Roger Charles Lowe Sr., Mrs. Patricia Forbes 'Pat' Maxwell, Turner Eugene 'Buster' McGinnis Jr. 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 state championship picks: Rome by 3 over Buford; Cartersville by 11 over Thomson. McClellan
- 5A State Championship: Rome vs. Buford, Friday at 4:30 p.m., Georgia Dome.
- 4A State Championship: Cartersville vs. Thomson, Saturday at 4:30 pm., Georgia Dome.
- What you need to know if going to The Dome on Friday, Saturday.
- Honors for Berry, Shorter athletes.
- Community sports updates.
- Bowls: Georgia Tech is headed to Jacksonville to play Kentucky at 11 a.m. Dec. 31. UGA: The Bulldogs vs. TCU in the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, noon Friday, Dec. 30.
- Atlanta Falcons: Sunday at L.A. Rams, 4:30 p.m., Fox.
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM.
- Please join our guests today including:
- 7:40 a.m.: Chad Hannah, band director at Rome High, on the championship game and a very busy fall for the Sound of the Seven Hills.
- 8:40 a.m.: Catherine Howden, Senior Policy and Strategic Communications Director for Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency, on what you need to know about winter weather preparedness