Heritage First Headlines: Cave Spring flood damage estimates near $500,000 and climbing. Community Share Ministries expanding with new Thrift Store in Rome. Dempsey Auction Co. sells McIver estate for $1.1 million. Photo gallery of ‘Electric’ night on Broad Street.

Heritage First Headlines: Cave Spring flood damage estimates near $500,000 and climbing. Community Share Ministries expanding with new Thrift Store in Rome. Dempsey Auction Co. sells McIver estate for $1.1 million. Photo gallery of ‘Electric’ night on Broad Street.

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Cave Spring flooding: Nearly $500,000 in damage estimates and climbing. County will seek state emergency assistance for clean-up. Flooding

Community Share Ministries, Inc. expanding into Rome with new Thrift Store now open on Rockmart Highway. Ministry

Dempsey Auction Co. sells ‘The Ranch’ for $1.1 million; Property at the heart of the state’s most sensational murder cases involving the death of Diane McIver and conviction of her husband, Tex McIver. Dempsey

Photo Gallery: An ‘Electric’ crowd packs Downtown Rome for Saturday’s free concert on Broad Street. Photos

Education: Bartow, Cartersville and Calhoun students return to class on Wednesday. Unity Christian School returns Aug. 13, Darlington on Aug. 20. Education

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight rain chance this afternoon, high near 90. More scattered thunderstorms possible this week. Forecast

Obituaries: Martha Sue Bonner and Jane Kay Lyon. 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 fall to Greenville, 14-8. Rematch today at 4:05 p.m.
Big night for ‘Meet the Tribe’ in Armuchee.
Preseason scrimmages ahead this week.
Football:
-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.

Join our guests on Monday including:

7:40 a.m.: Chief Mark Wallace, with Floyd County Police, on the upcoming Heroes United Blood Drive. Wallace is a 6-gallon donor.

8:10 a.m.: Matt Pierce, Small Business Development Center, on upcoming “Ready, Aim, Fire” social media marketing class on Aug. 28 at Rome-Floyd Chamber.

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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