Heritage First Headlines. 13 now in Rome hospitals; state totals surge. Kemp extends public health emergency until Aug. 11. Televised debate set for Cowan/Greene runoff. Bartow man charged with murder. Prime downtown Rome spot listed. Storms possible today.

Heritage First Headlines. 13 now in Rome hospitals; state totals surge. Kemp extends public health emergency until Aug. 11. Televised debate set for Cowan/Greene runoff. Bartow man charged with murder. Prime downtown Rome spot listed. Storms possible today.

 

Today’s top headlines:
  • 13 in Floyd, Redmond with COVID-19; state adds 123 more. Monday sees 2,207 new cases in Georgia. Kemp extends public health state of emergency, safety protocol.
  • Cartersville man now faces murder, three other counts following Sunday evening shooting.
  • Politics: District 14 GOP hopefuls John Cowan, Marjorie Taylor Greene in televised debate July 19-20. Floyd Democrats set virtual meeting for Thursday.
  • Business: Prime downtown Rome spot on the market for $450,000 — with parking.
Also today:
  • Buzz: Gas prices rising just as fast as the temperature. Rome History Center returns July 7.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Another steamer on the way with a heat index of 98. Rain possible on Independence Day, that evening.
  • Obituaries: Mrs. Andra Lou McStotts Pope.
  • Dining: Aventine returns after deep cleaning — but takes a break starting Friday. Public Health restaurant inspection scores.
  • Crimewatch: Updates on area arrests.

Truett’s Chick-Fil-A Sports Report:

  • Amid pandemic, a centennial celebration for the Negro Leagues.
  • Baseball camps open Wednesday.
  • High school football schedule for 2020.

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