HHPodcast(s) for Wednesday: It’s a $10 million-plus summer in Rome, Floyd County. New parking signs are going up — three weeks late. NEW: Podcast edition of our Community Watch interview (30 minutes).Midweek observation: Giving summer back to our kids.

Practically live from Studio 1A: 

  • Business: More than $10 million in major projects under way or permitted in Rome/Floyd County. Plus a new Taco Bell coming to Resaca; Cartersville Speedway has big debut. Business
  • After waiting three weeks, scramble under way to fix 45 out-of-date parking signs in downtown Rome.  Extra hour, shorter enforcement in effect since May 20. Parking
  • Buzz: ‘Rock, Roll & Rescue’ at The Vogue Friday, benefits animal welfare. Main Street Elementary open house, ribbon cutting Aug. 1.  Buzz
  • Media: Awards time for area radio and Berry’s Viking Fusion. Plus: YouTube report on our talk with ‘Community Watch’ on the launch of Hometown Headlines Podcast. Media


  • Today’s local sports updates.
  • Peaks & Valleys: The highs and lows of Northwest Georgia.
  • Midweek observations: A rant about letting kids enjoy summer — at least a week of it — amid drills, practices, scrimmages, book reports and math assignments.

Just added: The audio edition of our interview with Dr. Jon Hershey on this week’s Community Watch. Click the item above for the 30-minute interview.

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