- Ahead of the headlines: Expect a quick ‘yes’ vote on West Third restaurant proposal. Updates on East Bend (Kmart) TAD agreement. Bank branch (no changes there) offered for $2.16 million. Quick work at two Cartersville projects. What’s next
- Expanded gallery (21 pictures) from the Cave Spring Independence Day Parade. Independence Day
- Newsmakers: Crossing guard ‘Miss Emma,’ at 94, has been keeping kids safe for more than 20 years. Ms. Emma
- Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Lots of music tonight and Saturday; Rome Braves’ baseball; and a fried apple pie contest. Weekend
- Buzz: Some upgrades on the way for watching Berry College’s eagles. Help pick next year’s Paddle Georgia route. Buzz
- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Heat index of 101 expected today with actual high of 93; no break in the heat into next week. Weather
- No additional obituaries from Thursday.
- Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Tuesday. Dining
- Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia. Crimewatch
Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports
Asheville takes series opener, 4-3, over the Rome Braves.
Rome Braves continue stand tonight vs. Asheville; super-hero night.
-Busy weekend at the ballpark.
Links to fall football:
-High school schedules.
-Colleges: Berry, Shorter, UGA and Tech.
Hometown Headlines Podcasts
- In-depth interviews ahead of tomorrow’s headlines: Recent interviews include the bigger issues surrounding downtown parking; what’s below Broad Street; medical wing among huge changes at the Floyd County Jail; a slice of Americana — Cave Spring’s Independence Day parade; and The Insider’s look at high school football this fall.
- Also due in July: 10 additional interviews with our colleagues at Brand Red Studios in Rome.
- How to listen: Subscribe to our podcasts at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Anchor, Google Podcasts, Breaker and Radio Public. We hope to add Stitcher by July 10.
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