Saturday, January 21, 2017

Stormy Saturday ahead, severe weather possible this evening. Trump takes office, updates from locals in D.C. Rome police searching for suspect in West Rome shooting. Exchange Club honors local students. Updates from Floyd Schools. Sports and more.

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


Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Stormy weekend ahead with several rounds of thunderstorms expected. Highest threat for severe weather later this evening. Forecast
The 45th President of the United States takes office. Rome's Young Republican Chairman witnesses ceremony followed by violent protests. Inauguration
Rome Police searching for suspect in late Thursday shooting near Alma Rd. and Larkspur Lane. Victim in critical condition. Shooting

Buzz: Special Olympics calling on medical community for help, Rome's Becky Smyth named to GA Downtown Association Board, new logo coming for Rome Chamber. Buzz

Exchange Club of Rome honors 12 local students for 'Youth of the Year' and 'Book of Golden Deeds'. Awards

Floyd Schools: Three students selected for All-State Band. Look at upcoming activities for week ahead including 100th day of school. Schools

Education: Five GNTC instructors nominated for Rick Perkins Award. GNTC

Remembering Russell Bryant Edwards, Larry Steven Griffith, Jr., Ernest Franklin Leslie and Dwight D. Murdock. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

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


Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday: Seven homes in Rome and Cartersville, priced from $115,900 to $269,900. Open House

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 

Updates on Falcons-Packers showdown, tickets, where to watch. Game time is 3:05 p.m. Sunday.

Latest high school basketball updates.

Both Berry men and women basketball teams fall to Hendrix on Friday.

Today's Pepperell High Youth Soccer Camp rescheduled to Feb. 4 due to rain.


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

Please join our guests again on Monday morning.

8:10 a.m.: Shasta Farrer and Sara Wheeler from Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church on upcoming 'Night to Shine' Special Needs Prom sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation on Feb. 10.

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