Friday, December 16, 2016

Cross roads in Emerson: LakePoint turns 5; Avatron fades. Weather: Cold, hot, soggy, stormy, snow showers? Final days of Christmas events; services set. High school basketball tournament starts Saturday.

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Business: Crossroads in Emerson -- as Avatron fades, LakePoint booming on its fifth anniversary. LakePoint@5

Ware Mechanical forecast: Bizarre weekend with a high of 63 Saturday, 80% rain chance and maybe snow showers Sunday night. Weather 

Floyd County Schools' Pre-K registration for the class of -- gulp -- 2031 is Jan. 30-Feb. 10. Education

Your guide to Christmas Eve, Christmas Day church services. Final week of parades, concerts and festive performances. Christmas

Nearly $2 million in rehab work for nine bridges in Bartow County gets the green light. Bridges

Georgia Health News: Struggling DeKalb Medical system seeks partnership. Health

Remembering Ms. Doris Elizabeth Bales French, Mrs. Shirley Jo Pelfrey Phillips, Ms. Bernell Anita Woods. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

SPORTS: Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report 

Seven Hills Rotary/RNT Holiday Tournament opens Saturday. Click here for a complete bracket.  (includes time, date and venues)

Four players each from Rome, Cartersville, one from Calhoun make Recruit Georgia's all-state team.
Local college basketball updates.
New on Hometown Sports: ScoreStream. Scores from local high school, college games. More scores

Latest college basketball updates from Northwest Georgia.

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: At home Sunday vs. 49'ers, 4:05 p.m., Fox.

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

Please join our guests including:

7:40 a.m.: Dr. Frank Stephenson, Berry College economics professor, on the Trump cabinet nominations.

8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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