Latest Heritage First Headlines: Toys R Us in Rome closing June 27. Now open: Women of Zion Fashion, Bento Bx, RaceTrac; coming soon: Thatcher’s barbecue. Downtown Saturday river events a go July 7 after Big Float close call. Six Rome Braves make all-star squad.
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Berry Athletics Director Todd Brooks resigning; just completed Vikings’ most decorated year in SAA competition.
Temporary lane shift on U.S. 41 in Cartersville set for June 12.
Reports from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails from overnight.
Business: Toys R Us closing June 27. Thatcher’s barbecue in Summerville delayed a few days by rain. Now open: Women of Zion Fashion on Broad Street, Bento Bx restaurant in Armuchee. Business
Downtown: No changes to the Spirit of the Sun River Festival and Chieftain’s Challenge race on July 7 following Saturday’s Big Float close calls. Rivers
Business: RaceTrac opens in Armuchee, another $7 million investment into one of the area’s hottest areas. Armuchee
Buzz: NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet is June 30. Homecoming Sunday open to all at Mountain Springs Church. How to hake a hypertufa container. Buzz
Health: Floyd RN’s special attention to elderly couple in need rewarded. Health
Education: Isakson salutes 35 Georgia high school seniors accepted into the U.S. military service academies, including Jerry Cable of Rome. Education
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 90-degree highs now through Saturday; rain likely Sunday. Weather
No additional obituaries from Tuesday.
Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties sponsored by Living Proof Recovery. Crimewatch
Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report: Sports
Rome Braves send a league-leading six players to the South Atlantic League All-Star game June 19. All-Stars
Braves fall 11-6 to Asheville, rematch tonight.
Honors for pair of Berry softball stars.
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7:40 a.m. Businessman Ira Levy on continuing concerns about the parking plan for downtown adopted by the Rome City Commission.
Plus: Update on local water safety (tentative)
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State business headlines: Georgia Trend
Health headlines: Georgia Health News
Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder