Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome Commission to discuss final draft of Downtown Smoking Ordinance. Heart of Community honors 11 ‘unsung heroes’. 47,000 pounds of frozen chicken dumped along Hwy. 411. Local physician selected for poetry writing challenge.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome Commission to discuss final draft of Downtown Smoking Ordinance. Heart of Community honors 11 ‘unsung heroes’. 47,000 pounds of frozen chicken dumped along Hwy. 411. Local physician selected for poetry writing challenge.

LATEST HEADLINES

Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.

MORNING EDITION

Rome City Commission to review final version of proposed smoking ordinance for Broad Street district on Monday; updates on how it will be enforced. Floyd Commission meets Tuesday. Commissions
Heart of the Community honors 11 at ‘An Affair of the Heart’. Plus community grants awarded to some local organizations during HOC Heart Walk-Cycle-Paddle event. HOC
Local cancer physician, Dr. Matthew Mumber, selected as one of 8 writers nationwide to write a daily poem throughout February as part of fundraiser for Tupelo Press. Mumber
Nearly 5-hours of clean up: 47,000 lbs of frozen chicken dumped along Highway 411 after tractor-trailer crashes near Hine Road. Chicken
Berry students awarded $27,000 for entrepreneurial ideas in annual ‘pitch’ competition. Berry
Buzz: ‘Super Museum Sunday’ in Cave Spring today from 12-4 p.m. GDOT to host two public meeting on project including Rome-Cartersville Development Corridor. Shorter to present ‘Into the Woods’ in April.  Buzz
Keith Mickler: The savage treatment of our majestic Crape Myrtles. Tips on proper way to prune these trees. Mickler
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 50% rain chance today, high near 48. More rain expected Monday and Tuesday. Forecast
Obituaries: Mrs. Shirley Ann Morgan Davis and Mr. Michael Davis Smith. Obituaries
Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at four homes in Rome and Acworth, priced from $109,000 to $646,500. Open Houses

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports

High school basketball tournament results: Rockmart Girls, Chattooga Boys and Sonoraville Girls all will region titles.
State Basketball Tournament first round match-ups.
GHSA Swimming & Diving Championship: Rome High’s Samson Mumber places 1st in 100 backstroke, Rome’s Kena Davis wins 3rd place in 50 freestyle. Calhoun boys team wins 2nd place overall.
College basketball: Both Shorter teams lose to Valdosta State. GHC Chargers get a win, but Lady Charger fall to South Georgia Tech.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
Please join our guests Monday including:
7:23 a.m.: Mandy Perry of Blood Assurance Rome will call-in from the Floyd County Blood Drive at the Law Enforcement Center.
7:40 a.m. Shelley Daniel, Darlington’s theater director, as well as students Owen Payne and Leelee Barnes join us to talk about the school’s production of “Fiddler on the Roof.” The students play the mother and father in “Fiddler,” Tevye and Golde. (The interview will be available on Darlington’s Facebook page via Facebook Live).
8:40 a.m. Harbin Clinic’s Jim Alred talks about the 2019 Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon on March 16, including this week’s half-price registration special and what’s new about the event this year.
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