Friday, January 13, 2017

Heard on the Tweet, including fast food to go (not the normal way). A 'paper' anniversary. 'Heat wave' continues. 256 of tennis' young guns in town.

This morning's first headlines and updates all day from Hometown Headlines


Heard on the Tweet: Better make that 'to go' for two fast food sites. Rome's national shout out (on Twitter). Happy anniversary? The downtown decision and getting it right in the state Senate. Heard 

Buzz: Ribbon cut at new ReStore. More free food. Berry's Peter Lawler named Modern Age editor; Berry alum Elliott Echols among Newsmax's top '30 Under 30.' Buzz

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Weekend opens Friday. Scheduled: Play, prayer breakfast, symposium and Freedom March. King weekend

Traffic: Two problem spots --  411 over Etowah for bridge repairs; Blacks Bluff Road near the loop Saturday. Traffic

Glenwood Primary recognized as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship School. Glenwood 

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mostly clear skies, highs near 70 through Sunday. Rain possible Monday evening. Weather

Georgia Health News: Sponsor of rural hospital donor law seeks to expand tax credit. Health

Remembering Mrs. Ruth Montgomery Knowles Doxzen, Peggy Jean Pastore, Mr. Dan M. Roberson, Mrs. Edna Ruth Mitchell Tolbert. 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 

256 tennis players -- ages 16 and under -- are in town today-Tuesday for the Southern Winter Championships. Tennis

Darlington School freshman Hayden Shin ('20), a quarterback for the varsity football team, was selected to play in the ninth grade division of the 2016 Diamond All-American Bowl Games.

Some tickets left for Saturday's Falcons-Seahawks game at 4:35 p.m. Saturday at The Georgia Dome.


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

Please join our guests including:

7:40 a.m. Elliott Echols, a Berry College graduate who's been active in young Republican politics, has been named to Newsmax's  "30 most influential Republicans under 30."

8:10 a.m.  Tim Wilkison, U.S. National Tennis Director for National Scouting Report, on the Southern Winter Championship tournament at the tennis center this weekend that is bringing 256 star 16-and-under players to Rome.

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

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