- Floyd County Jail inmate dies; GBI to investigate 30-year-old’s cause of death (standard procedure). Update
- Health: Extra activity around Floyd Medical Center’s ER is all part of a scheduled drill.
- Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.
- Expanded report: Three men held after ‘discovery of an active clandestine meth lab’ in Dallas; more than 550 pounds of meth seized. GBI
- Newsmakers: Rome attorney Brian Bojo earns masters in taxation law from New York University School of Law — in his spare time from a very public law practice as well as husband and father of three. Bojo
- Business: Claremont House under contract. Chick-fil-A again named ‘top limited-service restaurant chain in the country.’ Business
- Remembering Teresa Milam: Celebration of life set for 3 p.m. Saturday, calling hours at noon at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel. Teresa
- Cartersville man charged in Monday’s robbery of a Cedartown Chevron station. Arrest
- Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Balloon festival at the airport; please see traffic note. Final weekend of Fantasticks. Plus: Outdoors. Weekend
- Independence Day: Four celebrations on Saturday in Cave Spring, Lindale, Adairsville and Summerville. July 3: Coke, Parks & Rec fire up the holiday at Ridge Ferry. Independence Day: Cave Spring, Cartersville, Lindale, Rome Braves. Also: Podcast on Cave Spring parade. Independence Day
- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 90-plus degrees all weekend with a 30% chance of rain, thunderstorms. Weather
- HHPodcast News: Massive meth bust; quarter ton seized. Major milestone for Rome attorney Brian Bojo. Huge weekend. Week-in-review: Busy week for law enforcement. Newscast
- Buzz: GOP Women meet Tuesday. Blood Assurances drives next week in Rome, Cartersville. Men With a Purpose set for July 6. Metropolitan’s United Methodist Men’s Fish Fry is July 13. Photo: 4H-ers at camp. Buzz
- Obituaries: Darlene Salmon, Mr. Forrest Watkins, Ms. Ruby Mae Whatley. Obituaries
- Public Health restaurant inspection scores: 73 (C) for Calhoun restaurant. Dining
- Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests. Crimewatch
- Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for Sunday: Your first look at a real Southern charmer in Euharlee for $296,900. Open house
Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports
Rome Braves get a rematch tonight at Greenville beginning at 7:05.
Check the Atlanta Braves’ All-Star votes.
Getting ready for the Tillman run.
Links to fall football:
-High school schedules.
-Colleges: Berry, Shorter, UGA and Tech.
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