Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Rome Police seek community's help in finding pair who beat, robbed shopper. Refit for Planet Fitness costs $250,000. Christmas: Living Nativity begins tonight. Sports: High school basketball updates. Weather: A bit warmer.

For today's latest news, please see www.hometownheadlines.com:


Woman, 62, beaten and robbed near Kroger Sunday evening; spent the night at Redmond. Attack

Rome Police on safety tips during the Christmas, New Year's holidays. Plus: RPD recommends crimemapping.com. Crime

Buzz: Refit of storefront for Planet Fitness to cost $250,000. A garden grows in downtown Cartersville. First job fair of 2017. Buzz

Christmas Eve, Christmas Day church services set. Living Nativity begins tonight; 'Longest Night' service Wednesday. Christmas

Ware Mechanical forecast: About 10 degrees warmer today; Christmas looks warm -- and a bit wet. Weather

Closings and alerts for the Christmas and New Year's holidays. Holidays

Remembering William (Bill) Coker, Ms. Dorothy Burdette,  Mrs. Sylvia Louise Fairchild, Keri Leigh Hester. 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 Basketball Classic with Monday results. Plus: Today's games:

Tuesday girls: Calhoun vs. Armuchee @ 4 p.m., GHC; Rome vs. Pepperell @ 7 p.m., GHC.

Tuesday boys: Armuchee vs. Pepperell @ 5:30 p.m., GHC; Rome vs. Calhoun @ 8:30 p.m., GHC.

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:   Next: 1 p.m. Saturday at Carolina, Fox.

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

Please join our guests including:

7:40 a.m.: Lt. Joe Costolnick of Rome Police Department's criminal investigation division, on safety tips and crime mapping.

8:10 a.m.:  Mary Hardin Thornton of Keep Rome Floyd Beautiful on the 2017 edition of Bring One for the Chipper set for Saturday, Jan. 7.

8:40 a.m.: Jason Broome of Floyd County Animal Control on the new animal shelter known as PAWs.

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