Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome native Vic Reynolds named GBI director. Bruce Day to retire from Habitat for Humanity. Cartersville Urgent Care opens. 7 minutes with Brian Kemp. Severe Weather Preparedness Week ahead. Sunshine today, rain next week.
The weekend in pictures: 170 butts, 270 racks of ribs smokin’ at First Baptist right now. Finster fans help welcome Harbin Clinic Gallery. Celebrating World Read Aloud Day — and Floyd County Schools’ Middle School Honors Band. Pictures
Today: Tellus hosts annual Member Appreciation Day. ‘The Follies’ return. Rome Braves’ Pick-a-Seat event. Scouting for Food. Sunday: Super Bowl specials. Weekend
Gov. Brian Kemp on Hometown Radio: His busy first weeks in office, balancing family and duties, a shout out to Al Hodge — and where to dine in Athens. The governor
Updates from the Floyd County Jail and Bartow County Jail.
Rome native and Floyd County Schools graduate Vic Reynolds named director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Reynolds
Bruce Day, executive director of Habitat for Humanity-Coosa Valley, to retire May 31 after 15 years of service. Day
Health: Now open — Cartersville Urgent Care on Main Street; weekdays 8 a.m.-8 p.m., weekends, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Health
Education: Brandon Neighbors and Leyner Argueta named GNTC’s 2019 GOAL and Rick Perkins Award winners. Education
Politics: Nearly 1,000 cast early votes in Special Election Runoff for House District 5. Polls open Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Politics
Flirting with disaster: Georgia’s Severe Weather Preparedness Week (Feb. 4-8) offers tip for you to be ready for storms, floods and tornadoes. Be prepared
Buzz: Darlington presents ‘Fiddler on the Roof.’ ‘To Kingdom Come’ showcases relationship between GE, Rome. Floyd Chaplain Jack Foley earns certification in Hospice and Palliative Care. 300 RHS students certified in CPR. Legal assistance offered. Buzz
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Beautiful Saturday ahead with sunshine, high near 61. Rain back in forecast Sunday and throughout next week. Forecast
Obituaries: Thomas “Tom” Anthony Centola Sr., Ms. Lillian Cooper, Ms. Frances M. Plummer and Allen James Siniard Jr. Obituaries
Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports
Friday night high school basketball updates.
Pepperell soccer star signs with Berry.
Latest from local colleges.
Rome Braves’ Pick-A-Seat event is today.
Super Bowl LIII is Sunday at 6:30 p.m. in Atlanta: Rams vs. Patriots.
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
Please join our guests Monday including:
7:40 a.m. Mandy Perry of Blood Assurance Rome on how you can help with a major blood drive on Feb. 11.
8:10 a.m. Ben Lord, the director of the Berry County Student Enterprises, on the upcoming SPARK conference.