Thursday, January 19, 2017

Up to 3 inches of rain possible now through late Sunday; storms, too. Latest jobs report -- and who's hiring. Rome High's John Reid promoted; still head football coach. Rough Wednesday with two shootings, wrecks.

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


Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Inch of rain today through Friday; storms possible. Two inches over the weekend; watch for rough weather. Storms

Business: December's first job report. Plus: Links to who's hiring. Jobs

Friday's inauguration: A look at local events, interviews, updates from area schools and what's ahead in Washington, D.C. Inauguration

22-year-old man faces multiple charges following shooting off Old Summerville Road that left another man injured. Shooting 

Sheriff's office asks GBI to investigate issues regarding incoming inmate requiring medical treatment; case tied to earlier suspension of veteran jailer. Investigation

Crime: GBI seeks additional information in case where former corrections officer has been charged with the sexual assault of two on probation. GBI

Buzz: Downtown HeART project returns in February. Household Hazardous Waste/Electronics Recycling event Saturday (reservations needed). Graves sets district meetings. Buzz

Georgia Health News: Report says repeal of Affordable Care Act would cost CDC, public health. Health

Remembering Mr. Luther James "Bug" Champion Jr., Mr. Lamar Jackson Gowan, Joyce Jackson Thomason, Mrs. Frankie Hendricks 'Granny' Wooten. 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 

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

Rome Coach John Reid also will serve as school system's athletics director.
Governors place bets in Falcons-Packers game.
Local college basketball updates.

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

Please join our guests including:

7:40 a.m.: Updates on the presidential inauguration on Friday and what it means to Northwest Georgia.

8:10 a.m.: A meteorologist from the National Weather Service in Peachtree City to talk about the potential for storm conditions tonight and this weekend as well as the strange changes from ice and snow one weekend to near-record high temperatures the next weekend.

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