- At least 19 die in Georgia traffic accidents so far this Independence Day weekend including seven in five-vehicle collision on I-85 in Northeast Georgia. Fatalities
- Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.
- Business: Minnesota contractors, specializing in Victorian home restorations, purchase Claremont House, but no immediate plans to reopen the Bed and Breakfast. Business
- Dining: Chick-fil-A’s Cow Appreciation Day returns Tuesday. Kizuna Japanese Steakhouse now open near Cedartown Walmart. Dining
- Week ahead: Rome Commission to hear West Third rezoning, Floyd Commission meets Tuesday, new student registration for Floyd Schools and Ribbon Cutting for Next Door at LivingProof Recovery. Week ahead
- Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Photos from downtown concert. Family Day at Rome Braves. A look ahead to next weekend. Weekend
- Buzz: Upcoming meetings for One Community United. Rome City Schools plans ‘Super Showcase’ on July 25. Open house for new Main Elementary set for Aug. 1. Buzz
- Obituaries: Mr. Paul Louis Crider, Juanita “Nita” Toney Keider, Mr. Calvin LeHugh Neighbors and Mrs. Barbara Ann Owen. Obituaries
- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sizzling summer continues, high of 90 with heat index of 99. Rain and thunderstorms expected this afternoon. Forecast
- Public Health restaurant inspection scores. 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. Podcasts
Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Sports
Rome Braves fall to Asheville, 4-0, on Saturday. Final game of series today at 2 p.m. at State Mutual Stadium.
Latest Rome Braves roster moves.
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.
- 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.