Latest Heritage First Headlines: Urgent care center coming to Shorter and Division Street in West Rome. Latest on storms that are swamping parts of Northwest Georgia. Back to school updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Urgent care center coming to Shorter and Division Street in West Rome. Latest on storms that are swamping parts of Northwest Georgia. Back to school updates.

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LATEST HEADLINES

Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails.

MORNING REPORT

Health: ‘Rome Urgent Care’ proposed for Shorter and Division Street in West Rome; $789,000 development with around 5,000 square feet under roof. Urgent care

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert:Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Flash flood watch extended  until 8 a.m. Friday as much more rain due today, Thursday. Cedartown gets the worst of it so far; what’s next.  Weather

Buzz: Next Walk With a Doc set for Aug. 18. $50,000 grant for Georgia Northwestern’s aviation program from Delta Foundation. Buzz

Back-to-School: What to know in these final hours of summer vacation.  Plus: Radio interviews with Rome superintendent, students. Education 

Obituaries: Mrs. Joyce Gettrost, 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.

Rome Braves endure sixth rainout; double header today at home beginning at noon.
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. Three students from Rome City Schools talk about the new school year: Alex Harrison, a rising senior; Addie Grace Harrison, an upcoming eighth grader; and Delilah Beatson, a rising fourth grader.
8:10 a.m. Floyd County Emergency Management Director Tim Herrington on our storms so far and what we expect now through Friday.

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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