Latest Heritage First Headlines. Evie McNiece to run again for Ward 3 commission seat; should scramble Ward 1 options. Boat accident injures two. Rome murder suspect surrenders. Gas leak hits downtown Rome during evening rush. Coosa Valley Credit Union continues offer to replace worn U.S. flags for free. Rain on the way.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Evie McNiece to run again for Ward 3 commission seat; should scramble Ward 1 options. Boat accident injures two. Rome murder suspect surrenders. Gas leak hits downtown Rome during evening rush. Coosa Valley Credit Union continues offer to replace worn U.S. flags for free. Rain on the way.

 

LATEST HEADLINES
  • Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.
MORNING REPORT
  • Rome City Commissioner Evie McNiece to run again in Ward 3; decision expected to open the door for several newcomers for Ward 1 seats. Politics
  • Two injured, one flown to Erlanger, following boating accident at Brushy Branch Tuesday evening. Boat accident
  • Wallace Chambers Jr., wanted in the murder of a 74-year-old Rome man last week, surrenders at the Floyd County Jail; faces three counts. Arrest
  • Tense rush hour Tuesday afternoon as gas leak forced some evacuations, traffic nightmare. Gas leak
  • Coosa Valley Credit Union once again replacing torn, faded American flags, through Independence Day. More than 200 flags have been replaced in the five year the free program has been offered. Flags
  • Dining & Drink: Make that Coostanaulah Brown Ale (formerly known as Downtown). Bartow History Museum sets Sip ‘N Stroll for June 27. The Peach is back at Chick-fil-A. Free gelato June 12 as Honeymoon celebrates 12 years. D&D
  • Georgia Highlands announces students named to the spring 2019 President’s List and Dean’s List. GHC
  • Buzz: First responders, Blood Assurance again team up on Heroes Unified community blood drive on June 25. Likely credit to be included in June power bill. Litter task force seeks members. Buzz
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center:  Light rain today, Thursday; at least two inches likely over the weekend. Temperatures to mid 80s starting Thursday. Weather
  • Obituaries: Mr. Ronald Alan “Ronnie” Koehler Sr. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch

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

Rome Braves fall 3-2 to Fireflies; wrap up series in Columbia tonight.
-Seven-game home stand starts Thursday vs. Lexington.
-Four Rome Braves names to the 2019 South Atlantic League All-Star game.
Honors for three Berry Vikings’ baseball players.
Latest local sports including summer camps, high school football schedules.

Soft launch of Hometown Headlines daily podcast
Our soft launch of a weekday news-and-views podcast continues. The free audio updates will be available between 7 and 8 a.m., lasting less than 10 minutes.
Each episode goes beyond the day’s news reports available on Hometown Headlines’ website and social media. Also included: Some views (OK, rants) on key local subjects.
The podcasts will be posted on our website and also available via text alert. To subscribe, please type HHpodcasts and text 313131.
Longer form podcasts will be joining Hometown in the next few weeks.

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