Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia.

Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia.

SAFETY TIPS: Track registered sex offenders in your community. Click Offender Watch Crime Mapping: See what crimes have been reported in your neighborhood. Crime Mapping Rome Police Department’s anonymous crime tip line. 706-236-5000. Click for details. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office partners with The Wanted Channel to provide an outlet to post wanted persons: Bartow’s most wanted… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update: Rockmart jumps to no. 1 in the state in AA; Rome slips from no. 2 to no. 6 in 5A. No changes for Cartersville, Darlington, Calhoun.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update: Rockmart jumps to no. 1 in the state in AA; Rome slips from no. 2 to no. 6 in 5A. No changes for Cartersville, Darlington, Calhoun.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.     Rockmart jumps to no. 1 in the AA rankings after its big win over Cedartown while Rome’s loss to Marietta triggers drop to no. 6 in 5A. According to the AJC: 5A: Rome slips from no. 2 to no.… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Commissioner Evie McNiece not seeking re-election after 12 years. Spice Street Grill closing in Rockmart. Busy week ahead: Housing Authority to meet on Summerville Park property. Cooler temps today.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Commissioner Evie McNiece not seeking re-election after 12 years. Spice Street Grill closing in Rockmart. Busy week ahead: Housing Authority to meet on Summerville Park property. Cooler temps today.

MORNING REPORT Politics: After 12 years serving City of Rome, Commissioner Evie McNiece says she chose not to run for re-election to “spend more time with family and friends”. Politics Campaign 2019 begins: Six candidates in Ward 1, five in Ward 3. Jim Bojo final candidate to qualify for Ward 1. Voter registration next; what else… Read more

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Politics: After 12 years, City Commissioner Evie McNiece says she chose not to run again to ‘spend more time with family and friends.’

Politics: After 12 years, City Commissioner Evie McNiece says she chose not to run again to ‘spend more time with family and friends.’

After 12 years on the Rome City Commission and serving as the first female mayor of Rome, incumbent Evie McNiece did not qualify this week to run for re-election in Ward Three. Earlier this year, there was much speculation as to whether McNiece would see a new term in Ward Three or move to Ward One,… Read more

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Campaign 2019 begins: Six candidates in Ward 1, five in Ward 3. Jim Bojo final candidate to qualify for Ward 1. Voter registration next; what else is on the Nov. 5 ballot.

Campaign 2019 begins: Six candidates in Ward 1, five in Ward 3. Jim Bojo final candidate to qualify for Ward 1. Voter registration next; what else is on the Nov. 5 ballot.

How the Nov. 5 elections shape up for the Rome City Commission: Qualifying has closed. What to know: Ward 1: Incumbents Bill Irmscher, Milton Slack and Sundai Stevenson are seeking new terms. Challengers include Jim Bojo, Mark Cochran and Charles Love. Ward 3: Incumbents Bill Collins and Craig McDaniel are seeking new terms. Incumbent Evie McNiece did… Read more

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Dining: After just one year in business, Spice Street Grill to close Rockmart restaurant on Sept. 1.

Dining: After just one year in business, Spice Street Grill to close Rockmart restaurant on Sept. 1.

  The Spice Street Grill at 108 E. Church Street in Rockmart will be closing its doors on September 1 after just one year in business. From Spice Street Grill: The time has come to sadly announce, we will be closing the restaurant on September 1st. It was a blessing to serve our community for the… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at six homes in Rome, priced from $170,000 to $519,000.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at six homes in Rome, priced from $170,000 to $519,000.

  Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today features six homes in Rome, priced from $170,000 to $519,000. Open Houses noon-2 p.m. 3 Coach Trail, Rome. $277,400. 4 Bedroom, 4 Bath. Open Houses 1-3 p.m. 3 Trillium Trail, Rome. $170,000. 4 Bedroom 3 Bath. Open Houses 2-4 p.m.  1210 Old Summerville Road, Rome.  $279,500. 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath.… Read more

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Weekend! Family Fun Day with an Atlanta Brave at today’s Rome Braves’ game. Chattooga County fair continues. Plus: First look at Labor Day weekend.

Weekend! Family Fun Day with an Atlanta Brave at today’s Rome Braves’ game. Chattooga County fair continues. Plus: First look at Labor Day weekend.

  Today: Rome Braves host Columbia. Sunday is Family Fun Day with the $50 Family Fun Day Package (over $100 value) includes 4 tickets, 4 hamburgers OR hot dogs, 4 sodas, 4 popcorns, 4 hats + free Kid Zone inflatable wristbands. Game at 2 p.m. Current Atlanta Braves star Austin Riley is scheduled to rehab with… Read more

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Busy week ahead: Housing Authority meets to discuss purchase of Summerville Park property. Foundry temporarily closed for renovations. Rezoning requests before Rome, Floyd Commissions.

Busy week ahead: Housing Authority meets to discuss purchase of Summerville Park property. Foundry temporarily closed for renovations. Rezoning requests before Rome, Floyd Commissions.

Monday: Rome City Commission will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. On the agenda will be public hearing on six property requests including two annexation, one special use permit for used car sales/service center on Shorter Avenue, and three rezoning requests. Agenda Monday-Thursday: The Foundry will be closing for four days the last week… Read more

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Health: Cartersville Medical Center and Reinhardt University announce ‘Educational Pathway’ partnership.

Health: Cartersville Medical Center and Reinhardt University announce ‘Educational Pathway’ partnership.

  Media release: Reinhardt University and Cartersville Medical Center will hold an Educational Pathway signing on Tuesday, August 27 at 10:00 a.m. at Cartersville Medical Center, 960 Joe Frank Harris Pkwy. SE, Cartersville. The Educational Pathway is an opportunity for Cartersville Medical Center employees to participate in any of Reinhardt’s undergraduate, online programs at a discounted… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 40% rain chance today, temperature drop to near 80 today and Monday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 40% rain chance today, temperature drop to near 80 today and Monday.

  OUTLOOK A 40% rain chance today and tonight, high near 80. Temperatures will be in the low to mid 80s today and Monday before rebounding to the low 90s. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected across much of north and central Georgia into next week, mainly in the afternoons and evenings. A few storms… Read more

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Gallery: Fireworks over State Mutual Stadium following Rome Braves’ win. Photos by Mills Fitzner. Also: Video of the show.

Gallery: Fireworks over State Mutual Stadium following Rome Braves’ win. Photos by Mills Fitzner. Also: Video of the show.

Facebook Live video of the post-game fireworks from Hometown Headlines.     Photo gallery by Mills Fitzner. Read more

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Updated Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves earn 4-3 win over Columbia; rematch today at 2 p.m. Results and updates from Saturday’s Ridge Ferry Invitational.

Updated Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves earn 4-3 win over Columbia; rematch today at 2 p.m. Results and updates from Saturday’s Ridge Ferry Invitational.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.     The Rome Cross Country team hosted the 28th Annual Ridge Ferry Invitational on Saturday. About 50 schools and some 2,100 runners participated in seven different races. The event also include the Wolf Cub one-mile third through sixth grade students who… Read more

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Gallery: Rome Braves beats Columbia 4 to 3. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Gallery: Rome Braves beats Columbia 4 to 3. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

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Obituaries: Mr. Nathaniel Brown Jr. and Ms. Arlesser Finley

Obituaries: Mr. Nathaniel Brown Jr. and Ms. Arlesser Finley

Ms. Arlesser Finley, age 100, of Rome, Ga. transitioned August 20, 2019. Services for Ms. Finley will be Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 1 pm at Bryant Chapel Baptist Church. The body will lie instate from 12 noon until the funeral hour. Interment will follow at Eastview Cemetery. Please keep the family lifted up in… Read more

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Business: The Season Events opens Cartersville office. New web home for downtown Rome.

Business: The Season Events opens Cartersville office. New web home for downtown Rome.

The Season Events has opened an office in Cartersville at 103 Mockingbird Lane in Suite C. The catering company, founded by Holly Lynch, is sharing office space with Bonnie Mullinax Realty is open on Thursdays only (and by appointment for now). Already, they’re offering their Meals to Go from both the Rome and Cartersville locations… Read more

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