Monday, January 16, 2017

'Knitted Knockers' changing the lives of breast cancer survivors; how you can help. QuikTrip gets a quick start in Emerson. Today's concluding King Weekend events. Falcons to host Packers in NFC title game Sunday. Still much warmer than normal; rain on the way.

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


Knitted Knockers: New free, handmade product changing lives of breast cancer survivors. Local crafters asked to help. Knitted KnockersMartin Luther King Jr. Day: A busy day with the Freedom March, speech, free lunch at the civic center. Dr. King 

Buzz: QuikTrip rising quickly at LakePoint.  'Follies' kickoff party tonight. Tea Party meets Tuesday.  Seniors yoga class begins. Buzz 

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Another day in the low 70s as clouds, maybe rain return. About an inch of rain due this week. Weather

Remembering Mr. Wayne Bishop, Mrs. Evelyn Henderson Tillery. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Wednesday. 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 Falcons get one more home game at the Georgia Dome: The NFC Championship game vs. the Packers, 3:05 p.m. Sunday.

It's high school baseball season as practices begin today.
Latest college basketball: Berry men, women fall to Birmingham Southern.

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

Please join our guests Monday including:

7:40 a.m. Jill Isabel with Harbin Clinic on the do-it-yourself vaccine, proper handwashing.
8:10 a.m. Michael Skeen, public works director for Floyd County, on the free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Event for Floyd County residents on Jan. 21 at the Recycling Center at 405 Watters St. in North Rome.
8:40 a.m. Cancer survivor Peg Arey on the Knitted Knockers project.

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