- Structure fire on Shorter Avenue leaves one hospitalized with second-, third-degree burns; another treated for smoke inhalation. Two dogs perish.
- Rome woman drowns near Gadsden.
- Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.
- Rome Board of Education to purchase 35 buses to comply with federal questions. City schools
- Update: U.S. attorney’s office, ICE, Bartow County Sheriff’s Office set 10:30 a.m. Wednesday media briefing. Our guess is it is about the raids at ‘multiple locations’ in North Georgia last week. ICE
- Superior Court Judge J. Bryant Durham Jr. to retire as current term ends in December 2020; voters will pick his replacement in next year’s elections. Judge Durham
- Education: Rome High’s Elizabeth Carpenter earns two diplomas this month, the second from Georgia Northwestern. Groundbreaking is Friday for RHS career academy, indoor athletics center. Education
- Newsmakers: Kristy S. Brown named vice president of retail banking at Greater Community Bank. Former Roman Heather Henderson earns Young Professional of the Year honors from Greece (N.Y.) chamber. Newsmakers
- Buzz: Information stations added to downtown Rome. Grandson of Chick-fil-A founder to address Cartersville-Bartow chamber. Buzz
- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: More afternoon highs in the upper 80s — and perhaps up to two inches of rain late Thursday into Sunday. Weather
- Obituaries: Lucile Whittenberg Crews, Mrs. Sarah Linda Crumley Wilson. Obituaries
- Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
- Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports
State high school football championships move to Georgia State’s field this year.
Model girls soccer wins; final four next at home.
Boys soccer, baseball today.
Rome Braves open three-game home stand tonight vs. Greensville.
Berry sports updates.
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM
7:40 a.m. Soraya Collins of Hardy Realty, current president of the Greater Rome Board of Realtors, joins us to discuss the red-hot real estate market and what we can expect over the traditionally busy summer months.
8:40 a.m. Rick Haase of Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation on a new program this summer: Youth Basketball for boys and girls who are 8-13 years of age as of Sept. 1.