Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails.
- Silver Creek man among 21 charged in ‘Operation Interception’ in metro Atlanta, targeting suspects seeking sex with children during Super Bowl week. Floyd, Bartow, Polk authorities assisted in the investigation. Operation Interception
- Kevin Cowling out as parks and recreation director; had served since August 2015. Cowling
- Rome Police: Put the cell phone down and help save some lives. Distracted driving
- Business: Darlington’s Julie Lucas, Hardy Realty’s Chris Kerr named to the 2019 class of Leadership Georgia. Business
- Health: Eighth Georgia patient dies from the flu. YMCA’s next pop-up fitness break is Friday. GHC information sessions for students interested in dental hygiene begin Thursday. Health
- Buzz: Election day for much of Gordon, Murray counties. Development authority OKs pact with Rome, Floyd County. Fourth Annual H.U.G. begins at 6 p.m. Thursday. Buzz
- Obituaries: Mrs. Betty Perry Ayers, Mrs. Bertha Joyce Waits, Paula W. White. Obituaries
- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Your exclusive home to an all-70s forecast — at least through Thursday. Weather
- Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
- Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports
Updates on this week’s high school basketball tournaments (A-5A classifications).
Sign up for the March 16 Leprechaun-a-thon.
Rome Braves host National Anthem tryouts Saturday.
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
7:40 a.m. Andy Garner, chair of the Floyd County Republican Party, on this weekend’s precinct mass meetings as well as the state convention next month.
8:10 a.m. Dr. Frank Stephenson, Henry Gund Professor of Economics and chair of the Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance at Berry College on the true economic impact of Super Bowl LIII.