Latest Heritage First Headlines: ‘Elevation House,’ a clubhouse for those coping with mental illness, coming to Rome. Craft brews aside, Rome City Brewing, The Foundry offer strong menus as well. Rockmart’s restaurant scene grows again. John McClellan’s preseason look at regional play for area high schools; first games.
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Health: August is National Immunization Awareness Month; time to ensure all ages receive timely vaccinations to protect their health. Vaccinations
Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails.
Elevation House: A ‘clubhouse’ model coming to Rome to help people living with mental illness realize their full potential. Elevation House
Dining: The craft beers are great — but be sure to try the expanding menus at Rome City Brewing Co., the Foundry Growler Bar as well. Beer cheese
Dining: Rockmart becoming a restaurant hub; Spice Street Grill opens Tuesday. Dining
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Summer roars back with a heat index of 100 today; next significant rainfall due Wednesday (half-inch or better). Weather
Obituaries: Frances Mangum Davis, Mr. Billy Wayne Scott. Obituaries
Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Tuesday morning. Dining
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties sponsored by Living Proof Recovery. Crimewatch
Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report: Sports.
John McClellan: Closer look at region play for area high schools — plus the first games of the new season for each one. McClellan
fall 9-2 after sixth-inning surge by Greenville.
From the Charleston, S.C., Post & Courier: A closer look at Cartersville graduate Trevor Lawrence as he prepares for his first game as a Clemson Tiger. Lawrence
-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.
-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.
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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.
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Health headlines: Georgia Health News
Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder