Sunday, December 18, 2016

Pedestrian seriously injured after hit by car in Bartow. Retailers open extended hours for shoppers this week. Rainy Sunday ahead, thunderstorms possible. 'Shop with a Cop' helps 51 local kids. City Commission agenda and trash service updates. Local Christmas services, events. Sports updates.

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Bartow EMS: Pedestrian hit by car on Hwy. 41, transported to hospital with 'numerous trauma injuries'. Bartow
It's crunch time! Local retailers have extended hours for last minute Christmas shopping this week. Plus, still time to visit Santa. Shopping
Ware Mechanical forecast: Rainy Sunday ahead with nearly 1 inch of rain. Some thunderstorms with gusty wind, lightning and heavy rainfall possible. Forecast
A brighter Christmas: 'Shop with a Cop' helps 51 local children for the holidays. Shop
Buzz: City Commission meets Monday. No trash service this Friday or next Friday. Goodwill hosting job fair on Jan. 11. Buzz
Your guide to Christmas Eve, Christmas Day church services. Final week of parades, concerts and festive performances. Christmas
No new obituaries for Sunday.
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 

The 63rd Annual Seven Hills Rotary-RNT Holiday Basketball Classic: Darlington, Model and Rome boys and girls teams advance, along with Calhoun boys and Pepperell girls. Other teams head to consolation round.
Shorter's Phil Taylor surpasses 1,000 points in his Shorter basketball career with 52 points in Saturday's victory over Mississippi College, 95-93.
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 Monday including:

7:40 a.m.: Assistant City Manager Patrick Eidson on retirement of DDA Director Ann Arnold and search on her successor.

8:10 a.m.: Associate Pastor Jonathan Lawson of Trinity United Methodist Church in Rome on Wednesday's "Longest Night" service for those coping with the loss of loved ones during the Christmas season.

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