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As search begins for new Rome Downtown Development director, board members outline immediate goals -- especially the 'River District.' Downtown
Bizarre story out of Polk County involving death of 12-year-old, possible 'streaming' of her death, according to WGAA in Cedartown. Investigation
Kingston man killed, son injured in accident on Ga. 293 late Sunday. Plus: Update on statewide New Year's weekend traffic deaths. Fatalities
Ware Mechanical forecast: More rain likely today; still watching for wintry weather late in the week. Weather
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson: 'Working on priorities for the 115th Congress.' House, Senate convene today. Politics
YMCA's One Warm Coat drive accepting donations through Thursday; distribution of free coats to all in need set for Friday-Sunday. Donate
Buzz: Almost time for season premiere of Berry College eagles' nest (i.e., eggs). Junior Service League seeks partnership applications. Busy month for Bartow chamber. Buzz
Georgia Health News: Medicare safety penalties fall hard on some state hospitals (none in Northwest Georgia). Health
Remembering Mr. Rholan Evans Clifton, Mr. Roland Dennis Jr., Mrs. Mary Jane Price, Mrs. Genoria Wilson. Obituaries
Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Wednesday. Dining
Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch
State business headlines: Georgia Trend
Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder
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7:40 a.m.: Colt Chambers, chair of the Rome Young Republicans, is heading to Washington for the Trump inauguration on Jan. 20. He'll talk about the trip with us.
8:10 a.m.: Mandy Perry with Blood Assurance's Rome office. What's new in 2017.
8:40 a.m.: YMCA's One Warm Coat drive accepting donations through Thursday; distribution of free coats to all in need set for Friday-Sunday. We're joined by Cheryl Bishop and Stephanie McElhone for updates on how to help.