Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.
Business: Looks like Mathis Builders moving all that dirt on John Davenport Drive. Plus: How will you celebrate National Frozen Yogurt Day (here’s one idea). Business
Parks & Rec shake-up: Two more administrators on leave as investigation continues; director Kevin Cowling resigns. Now questions about why details of the shake-up weren’t released. Investigation
County Commission called meeting set for noon Thursday to discuss contract with Rome Braves. Baseball
Key mileposts for The Spires at Berry College: Building permits worth nearly $18 million are out; $120 million in bond financing OK’d; 80% of housing units reserved. Project opens in 2020. Spires
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Record heat on Tuesday: 73 in Cartersville; 76 in Rome. And we could do it again on Thursday. Low 70s due today. Weather
Politics: Barton takes House District 5 runoff over Vaughn in Gordon/Murray counties. Floyd Republicans hold mass precinct meeting Saturday.Politics: Barton the winner of House District 5 runoff. Floyd Republicans hold mass precinct meeting Saturday. Links to State of the Union, Democratic response. Politics
Education: Mason Cochran of West End Elementary wins Rome spelling bee; Samuel Metzger of North Heights is runner-up. Meet Rome High’s 2019 Valedictorian, Salutatorian and STAR Students, Teachers. Georgia Northwestern’s Adult Education program seeks students for spring classes. Education
Obituaries: Mr. Charlie Clay, Mrs. W. Fay Gilmore McLeod, Mrs. Bonnie F. Green, Mrs. Brandy Leigh Slaton, Diane Stanley Brock Swinford. Obituaries
Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports
Latest high school basketball tournament scores.
Floyd County Schools fields first swim team.
Local soccer sign-ups begin.
Community sports calendar and updates.
Rome Braves host National Anthem tryouts Saturday.
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
7:10 a.m. Jeanne Krueger, interim director of the Rome Floyd Chamber, and Ken Wright on what’s ahead for the business group.
7:40 a.m. Kenna Stock, the chief executive officer of Harbin Clinic, talks about growth plans in Floyd County — including a new office — as well as the latest on expansion in Bartow County.
8:10 a.m. David Guldenschuh of One Community United on Thursday’s Hearts United Gathering (free and open to all; doors open at 5 p.m.; gathering starts at 6).