Latest Heritage First Headlines. Polk man, shot twice in South Rome, in stable condition. Business: New thrift, donation shop opens yards from Goodwill. Busy day on Broad: Nearly 12,000 craft beers canned, shipped. ‘Are you ready’ for Truist Bank? Weekend in a word: busy. Here’s our guide.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Polk man, shot twice in South Rome, in stable condition. Business: New thrift, donation shop opens yards from Goodwill. Busy day on Broad: Nearly 12,000 craft beers canned, shipped. ‘Are you ready’ for Truist Bank? Weekend in a word: busy. Here’s our guide.

 

LATEST HEADLINES
  • Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.
MORNING REPORT
  • Rome Police: Polk County man, 21, was shot twice near Hardy Avenue; listed in stable condition. Investigation continues.  Shooting
  • Man dies in second fatal accident in Rome this week. Accident
  • Business: We Care Thrift Store opens Rome location. Brewed on Broad: Nearly 12,000 cans of craft beer packaged, shipped from downtown in one day. Business
  • Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Rome for the Rescues, Georgia’s Dream Night Talent Search, RSO conjures up ‘Harry Potter,’ RLT awards, Michael Allman in Cartersville — and what’s outdoors. Weekend
  • Health: This Saturday, ‘Walk With a Doc’ who shed 100 pounds by putting one foot in front of the other (and a few other simple steps). Floyd adds ‘Save My Spot’ to make urgent care visits more convenient.  Health
  • Hometown Headlines Podcast for Thursday: Local news and views including some “rabid fire” observations. Click
  • Truist Bank the name of merging SunTrust, BB&T. It was selected via ‘rigorous, data-driven brand development process (that) prioritized input’ from employees, clients. Merger
  • Education: Berry selected for Humanities Research for the Public Good initiative; focus will be Civil Rights Movement in Rome using collections in the college archives. Public good 
  • Peace out: Bill Peace, with more than 40 years combined experience as a first responder, signs off. Bill Peace
  • Buzz: Meet the graduates of Focus on Floyd 101. Bartow announces road closure to pave way for round-a-bout. Free legal help Friday. Buzz
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: ‘Cool snap’ ending as upper 80s return for the weekend. Rain back Sunday as well. Weather
  • Obituaries: Mr. Mayfield Barnett, Dalton Parker Bohanan, Mr. Joseph “Wayne” Cochran. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties. Crimewatch
  • Law enforcement/special needs resident: Calhoun Police offers proactive step to help families of those with mental or physical impairments. Floyd Police offer help to non-verbal/autism/dementia persons. Updates

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

Rome Braves win, 3-2, to take Wednesday game and series from Charleston Riverdogs.
-Next: Four games starting tonight in Augusta followed by All-Star break.

Football 2019: Links to …

  • Area high school schedules.
  • Berry College.
  • Shorter University.
  • Georgia Bulldogs.
  • Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

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