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Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails.
River safety top priority for this Saturday’s Spirit of the Sun Festival featuring unique fishing tournament, paddleboard races and free outdoor concert. Safety
Bartow County to privatize EMS service; Signing 5-year contract with MetroAtlanta Ambulance for 911 service starting October 1. EMS
City of Rome announces no increase in preliminary 2018 tax millage rates. Public hearings begin July 9. Tax
Politics: 54 voters on first day of advance voting for primary runoff. Early voting continues weekdays through July 20. Politics
Education: New superintendents start to work in Floyd County, Cartersville City Schools. Rome Middle School’s Back-to-School Bash is July 31. Education
Buzz: Chick-fil-A Dwarf House completely gone on Shorter Avenue. Registration open for Tillman Clocktower Road Race on August 18. Buzz
Saluting the Red, White and Blue: Independence Day 2018 celebrations continue tonight with Braves’ post-game fireworks. More parades, fireworks and festivities Wednesday. Independence Day
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight rain chance with heat index near 99 today. Independence Day: Mostly sunny, high near 92 with 30% rain chance. Forecast
Obituaries: Alfred Ross “Bo” Bohannon, Ms. Dondra Cubitt, Mrs. Gloria Leola Daniel, Elaine Huskey Ferguson, Charles Freddy Hardin, Robert Anthony (Tony) Jennings, Jerry Lee Norton, James Clyde “Bud” Tucker, Jr. and Mr. Kenneth Dewayne Woods. Obituaries
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
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