Latest Heritage First Headlines. Cartersville man denied bond in West Virginia drug case. Georgia’s ‘agritourism’ booming. Korean War vet turned artist to be featured at Harbin gallery. Services today for local couple married 70 years, who died days apart. Another hot one, heat index near 101.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Cartersville man denied bond in West Virginia drug case. Georgia’s ‘agritourism’ booming. Korean War vet turned artist to be featured at Harbin gallery. Services today for local couple married 70 years, who died days apart. Another hot one, heat index near 101.

 

LATEST HEADLINES
  • Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.
MORNING REPORT
  • WVNews: Fourth Cartersville man denied bond on drug charges tied to death of woman who’s severed remains were found at the Bartow Co. Landfill last August. Latest
  • Georgia’s “agritourism” is booming and one of the best examples is just up the road near Calhoun: Copper Creek Farm. Agritourism
    • With a short video of the four-times-a-day pig races.
  • Charles Wimpee — Korean War vet and retired semi driver — has a new career: Folk artist. His works go on display at Harbin Clinic Gallery July 13. Art exhibit
  • Joint funeral service scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday for Rome couple, Jo Gray and Charles R. “Snook” Smith, who died three days apart after more than 70 years of marriage. Remembering the Smiths
  • Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Free concert tonight; Rome Braves baseball; and a fried apple pie contest. Plus: On the rivers. Weekend
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: High expected near 93, but will feel like 101 with heat index. Slight chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Forecast
  • Obituaries: Mrs. Bonnie Sue Bramlett Carter, Mrs. Eunice Carolyn Crunkelton Davenport, Mr. Robert Lee Dennis III, Alice Avanelle Burkhalter Denmon, Mrs. Doris Culberson Hight, Mrs. Joyce Mathis Milstead, Mr. Robert C. “Dutch” Walker III, Mrs. Peggy Ruth Morris Ware. Obituaries 
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Tuesday morning. Dining
  • Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia. Crimewatch
  • HH Podcast interviews: Major changes ahead at the Floyd County Jail. The origins of Cave Spring’s Independence Day parade. Due Monday:  We kickoff the 2019 high school football season. New: Subscribe from iTunes or Stitcher or five other services. Podcasts

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

Rome Braves Top Asheville, 5-1. Rematch tonight at 6 p.m.

-Busy weekend at the ballpark.
Links to fall football:
-High school schedules.
-Colleges: Berry, Shorter, UGA and Tech.
-Falcons’ preseason.

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.
  • All the radio you need in eight minutes: The Hometown Headlines Newscast posts most weekdays between 7 and 8 a.m. and lasts just long enough for your commute to work — or whenever you want it. To listen, click HHPodcast.

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