Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.
- Business: RaceTrac confirms West Rome location, 20 to 25 additional jobs, by early 2020. It joins the new store rising on Main Street in Cartersville near I-75. West Rome
- Kemp pushing Patients First Act designed to “a step toward lowering insurance premiums, enhancing access to quality care and improving health outcomes in every part of our state.” Politics
- Politics: Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., awarded the inaugural ‘John S. McCain Service to Country Award’ from Voices for National Service. Isakson
- Buzz: Update on open house Tuesday for 411 Connector project. ‘Untamed: Our Words in Our Voices’ women’s empowerment production set for Feb. 22-23. Pruning tips available Saturday. Buzz
- Health: Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Zachary Solomon joins Harbin Clinic. Floyd EMS adds station in Cedar Bluff. Health
- Education: Rome High senior Anthony Linatoc earns four-year Army ROTC scholarship to North Georgia. Georgia Northwestern offers free GED practice test Feb. 28. Education
- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Not exactly a weekend washout but rain is on this way late Friday, part of Saturday and light but steady throughout Sunday. Weather
- Obituaries: Ms. Sheila Eleam Smith, Mrs. Glenda Henderson York. Obituaries
- Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
- Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports
Darlington, Rockmart, Chattooga, Sonoraville girls open high school basketball playoffs at home.
Boys’ basketball home openers include Darlington, Cartersville, Calhoun, Rockmart and Chattooga.
Two days left for half-price Leprechaun-a-thon entry fees.
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
7:40 a.m. “Taking care of your Heart” – Dr. Kathryn Lohmann, Internal Medicine at Redmond Medical Group, on how those who don’t have heart disease can stay healthy and for those who do, the most important things you should be doing to manage your symptoms.