Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome Commission to consider referendum to extend Sunday pouring hours. First look at East Rome Beverage Center. 2040 Comprehensive Plan ready for public comments. Storms possible later today, Saturday.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome Commission to consider referendum to extend Sunday pouring hours. First look at East Rome Beverage Center. 2040 Comprehensive Plan ready for public comments. Storms possible later today, Saturday.

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Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.

Morning report:

Business: First look inside new East Rome Beverage Center, expected to open later this summer. Business

Rome City Commission to consider a referendum to move Sunday pouring hours up to 11 a.m.; First public hearing on 2018 millage rate is Monday. Commission

Comprehensive Plan 2040: From focused development in Lindale, Shannon to seeking alternative transportation and increasing tourism, plan draft now available for public review. Plan

Politics: Another 49 early votes cast on Thursday for primary runoff, 175 total so far this week. Politics

Buzz: Superhero Saturday returns to Tellus on July 14. Rome School Board meets Tuesday. Paddle Georgia seeking ideas for 2019 trip. Buzz

Weekend: Fishing tournament, paddle races and free concert Downtown, track & field championships, community yard sale for Davies Shelters. Weekend

Education: Eight students graduate from GNTC’s Basic Law Enforcement Academy. Education

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain and thunderstorms expected later today and Saturday. Some could be strong to severe, over half-inch of rain possible. Forecast

Obituaries: Mrs. Margaret Fischer Bourne, Deborah Lynn Holmes Hays, Jean Feagin Johnson, Mr. Sammie Key and Mr. Stephen Forrest Lanier. 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

Rome Braves drop another to Asheville, 2-1. Rematch tonight at 7 p.m.
Braves return home Saturday for three game series with Augusta GreenJackets.
USA Track and Field Georgia Junior Championships continue at Barron Stadium today-Sunday.

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