Latest Heritage First Headlines: Four murders in Rome since June 15; arrests in all cases. Heavy rain due; flash flood watch starts Wednesday morning. Shortage of RNs in Georgia nursing homes, including here. 3.2-mile paving project begins on Rome’s busiest road.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Four murders in Rome since June 15; arrests in all cases. Heavy rain due; flash flood watch starts Wednesday morning. Shortage of RNs in Georgia nursing homes, including here. 3.2-mile paving project begins on Rome’s busiest road.

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LATEST HEADLINES

Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails since 5 this morning.

MORNING REPORT

As shooting victim dies, Rome records fourth murder since June 15. Arrest

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Close to three inches of rain between today and Friday; flash flood watch starts at 8 a.m. Wednesday. A soggy return to school for some students, teachers. Weather

Federal government report: Serious RN shortages at many Georgia nursing homes, including those in Rome. Health

Buzz: Work begins on repaving 3.2 miles from Turner McCall to the Bypass and Martha Berry. Democrats meet Thursday. Summer book auction set. Buzz

Back-to-School: What to know as we enter these final hours of summer vacation.  Plus: Radio interviews with Floyd, Rome superintendents. Education

Obituaries: Mrs. Elizabeth Inez Poole Brown, Leta Robbin Burgess (Sharp), Bobby Harold Holden. 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.

Grasshoppers over Braves, 6-5, Monday night.
Rome Braves vs. Greensboro tonight at 7.
Rome High’s Soap Game is Friday.
Midnight Madness for Coosa Eagles.
Updates on Corky Kell Classic.
Football:
-High school scrimmage schedule including a busy Friday night.
-Rome’s Soap Game is Friday night.
-John McClellan’s look at the new high school football season.
-High school football regular-season schedules.
-Tickets on sale for Rome, Calhoun games at Corky Kell Classic on Aug. 16 at Barron Stadium.
-Fall openers for Berry, Shorter football plus schedules.
-Practice continues for the Atlanta Falcons.
Community:
-Details on the Aug. 18 Gary Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K & 2 mile Health Walk.
-The 2018 edition of the Harbin Hero Hustle 5K and two-mile health walk is Sept.  29; help pick the five local charities to participate in the Harbin Hero Challenge.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM, streaming.

7:40 a.m. Dr. Jeff Wilson, superintendent of Floyd County Schools, joins us to talk about the start of the new school year on Thursday. What to expect in 2018-19.
8:10 a.m. Sgt. Chris Fincher with the Floyd County Police Department with reminders and updates about safety concerning schools buses and traffic.

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Health headlines: Georgia Health News

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

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