Latest Heritage First Headlines. Fireworks tonight at Ridge Ferry Park from Parks & Rec; what to know. Missy Kendrick named president of economic development for Rome/Floyd County. Weather: Mid 90s today; hour-by-hour forecast for this evening.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Fireworks tonight at Ridge Ferry Park from Parks & Rec; what to know. Missy Kendrick named president of economic development for Rome/Floyd County. Weather: Mid 90s today; hour-by-hour forecast for this evening.

 

LATEST HEADLINES
  • Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.
MORNING REPORT
Business: Missy Kendrick named president of Economic Development for Rome and Floyd County. Included: Audio interview with the new president. Kendrick
Celebrating Independence Day: 
  • 2019 Patriotic Party at Ridge Ferry Park opens today at noon; fireworks tonight at 9:45. Plus: Independence Day parades, parties and fireworks. Celebrating Independence
  • Rome Police: Be ready for extra traffic control on Riverside Parkway especially after Wednesday night’s fireworks at Ridge Ferry. Riverside Parkway
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Heading to Ridge Ferry for the fireworks? Here’s our hour-by-hour forecast through 11 p.m. Plus: Independence Day, Friday. Weather
Additional headlines today:
  • Services pending for man killed by gunshot wound in Cedartown on Monday. Update
  • HHPodcast News: Today’s headlines, in a broadcast format, perfect for listening while running errands around town. Newscast
  • Education: More gold for Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s SkillsUSA team. GNTC
  • Buzz: Tickets for Mother’s Finest at Forum River Center go on sale Thursday. Rome sets millage rate hearings starting Monday. Floyd County Public Works: Remote sites closed Independence Day.  Buzz
  • Calling hours tonight, funeral Friday for Dr. Laurie Johnson. Dr. J
  • Obituaries:  Mrs. Mirtica “Tica” Ramirez Berry, Mr. Robert Lee Denis III, Mrs. Margaret Anne Ely, Mrs. Temple Lee Cordle Espy, Melissa Roland Ingle, Juanita Toney Keider, Mrs. Mildred Louise Highfield Kelley. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia. Crimewatch

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

Berry basketball star signs professional basketball deal with team in Israel.
Rome Brave in rematch tonight with Kannapolis.
-Return home Thursday vs. Asheville; with post-game fireworks.
Links to fall football:
-High school schedules.
-Colleges: Berry, Shorter, UGA and Tech.
-Falcons’ preseason.

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  • In-depth interviews ahead of tomorrow’s headlines: So far, our interviews revealed bigger issues surrounding downtown parking; what’s below Broad Street; and a slice of Americana — Cave Spring’s Independence Day parade.
  • Due in July: 12 new interviews with our colleagues at Brand Red Studios in Rome.
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