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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Surge in senior living options in Floyd, Bartow counties. Bucket o’ Shrimp has soft opening Tuesday. Podcasts: Census, Rome elections with Wendy Davis; today’s headlines. Courtyard decking the halls this Friday. Mid 90s storm back this week.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Surge in senior living options in Floyd, Bartow counties. Bucket o’ Shrimp has soft opening Tuesday. Podcasts: Census, Rome elections with Wendy Davis; today’s headlines. Courtyard decking the halls this Friday. Mid 90s storm back this week.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Surge in senior living options with new developments, expansions and renovations under way at multiple locations in Floyd, Bartow counties. Trends Updated: What’s on the food radar: Bucket o Shrimp ribbon cutting, soft opening is Tuesday. ‘So close’ for Thatchers in Summerville.… Read more

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Surge in senior living options with new developments, expansions and renovations under way at multiple locations in Floyd, Bartow counties.

Surge in senior living options with new developments, expansions and renovations under way at multiple locations in Floyd, Bartow counties.

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net As more ‘Baby Boomers’ reach retirement age and beyond, there is a growing need for senior living/assisted living centers, retirement communities and even memory care services. There are a number of new developments as well as expansion and/or renovation projects at existing facilities, hoping to meet the increasing demand in Floyd… Read more

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Updated: Bucket o Shrimp ribbon cutting, soft opening is Tuesday. ‘So close’ for Thatchers in Summerville. Plus: Krab Kween and Dos Bros.

Updated: Bucket o Shrimp ribbon cutting, soft opening is Tuesday. ‘So close’ for Thatchers in Summerville. Plus: Krab Kween and Dos Bros.

    Bucket of Shrimp to arrive even earlier; noon ribbon cutting, soft opening until 3 p.m. Tuesday: That’s the word this Monday morning from the folks behind Bucket o’ Shrimp coming to 1517 Dean Ave. in Rome. The latest word: “Tuesday, July 16, is the ribbon cutting at noon and soft opening. We’re open… Read more

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Buzz: It’s July 15; have you planned your Christmas party yet? Here’s one option. Also: TEA Party meeting Tuesday features Lincoln-Douglas style debate on pro choice vs. pro life. Gas prices up another 7 cents a gallon; still below a year ago.

Buzz: It’s July 15; have you planned your Christmas party yet? Here’s one option. Also: TEA Party meeting Tuesday features Lincoln-Douglas style debate on pro choice vs. pro life. Gas prices up another 7 cents a gallon; still below a year ago.

Ho, ho, wow?! Courtyard gets a jump on Christmas: You’re probably seen the Christmas displays already at …. but here’s a different one for you. Courtyard Rome Riverwalk is going red and green this Friday from 4 until 6 p.m. for a Christmas in July Open House. The concept: “It’s never too early to start… Read more

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You’ve got millions (of dollars) worth of reasons to do your part in the 2020 Census (maybe a job, too). Also: Critical City Commission elections begin next month. An interview with Wendy Davis.

You’ve got millions (of dollars) worth of reasons to do your part in the 2020 Census (maybe a job, too). Also: Critical City Commission elections begin next month. An interview with Wendy Davis.

Rome City Commissioner Wendy Davis, an advocate for the 2020 Census, talks about why the 10-year Census mandated in the Constitution is critical to our community. Each person missed, she says, means fewer of your tax dollars coming back to help your town. Not for one year but for the next decade. Plus, the Census… Read more

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HHPodcast News & Interview: The day’s headlines; peaks & valleys. Plus: City Commissioner Wendy Davis with millions of dollars worth of reasons why the 2020 Census is critical. Plus: Fall commission elections.

HHPodcast News & Interview: The day’s headlines; peaks & valleys. Plus: City Commissioner Wendy Davis with millions of dollars worth of reasons why the 2020 Census is critical. Plus: Fall commission elections.

TODAY’S INTERVIEW: City Commissioner Wendy Davis with millions of dollars worth of reasons why the 2020 Census is critical. Plus: Fall commission elections. TODAY’S NEWSCAST   Almost live from Studio 1A:   Surge in senior living options with new developments,      expansions and renovations under way at multiple locations in Floyd,      Bartow counties  Dining. What’s on the food radar: Bucket… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Hazy, hot and horrible returns — highs in the mid 90s with 20%-40% chance of storms.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Hazy, hot and horrible returns — highs in the mid 90s with 20%-40% chance of storms.

  OUTLOOK Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible each day with the greatest chances during the afternoon and evening hours. Strong to isolated severe storms will be possible and could produce strong gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy rainfall. Heavy rainfall could lead to localized flooding in flood prone areas. FORECAST Monday: A 20 percent chance… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves win 9-3 in Kannapolis; open three-game home stand tonight at 7 vs. Legends. SEC Media days begin. High school notes.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves win 9-3 in Kannapolis; open three-game home stand tonight at 7 vs. Legends. SEC Media days begin. High school notes.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. SPORTS HEADLINES SEC Media Days begins today. SEC Network has extensive coverage planned. What to know. Armuchee Football announces it will be hosting members of the U.S. Army on July 18. “They will lead us in conditioning and team building exercises.”… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Geneva Baker Dempsey, Mr. James W. Plummer.

Obituaries: Mrs. Geneva Baker Dempsey, Mr. James W. Plummer.

  Mrs. Geneva Baker Dempsey, age 88, died on July 13, 2019.  Geneva lived in Rome, Ga., for 84 years prior to moving to North Carolina to be near her children. Mrs. Dempsey was born in Cave Spring, Ga., on March 3, 1931, daughter of the late John Daniel Baker and Eve Ashmore Baker. Married… Read more

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Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia.

Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia.

  SAFETY TIPS: Track registered sex offenders in your community. Click Offender Watch Crime Mapping: See what crimes have been reported in your neighborhood. Crime Mapping Rome Police Department’s anonymous crime tip line. 706-236-5000. Click for details. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office partners with The Wanted Channel to provide an outlet to post wanted persons: Bartow’s most… Read more

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Business: Downtown Cartersville is “Going Nuts” with new business specializing in popcorn, roasted nuts. Also: Bridal boutique now open. LakePoint adding live streaming, video content.

Business: Downtown Cartersville is “Going Nuts” with new business specializing in popcorn, roasted nuts. Also: Bridal boutique now open. LakePoint adding live streaming, video content.

  Downtown Cartersville is ‘Going Nuts’…with new business that is. A new gourmet popcorn and roasted nuts store called ‘Going Nuts’ is now open at 21 N. Wall St., inside the old Southern Made Mercantile shop. Owners Bob and Louise Cox opened their shop this week which features cinnamon-roasted pecans, cashews and almonds, along with ten different… Read more

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Education: Life Church of Rome hosting community back-to-school prayer event on July 26. Rundown of when students return to class.

Education: Life Church of Rome hosting community back-to-school prayer event on July 26. Rundown of when students return to class.

Many local students will be heading back to school in just a matter of weeks. As teachers, parents and students prepare for the upcoming school year, Life Church of Rome wants to offer the community an opportunity to cover everything in prayer. A community-wide prayer event is scheduled for Friday, July 26 at Life Church… Read more

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The key issues in Northwest Georgia, available on demand. Don’t settle for ‘decaf’ local talk radio. Subscribe (for free) to the Hometown Headlines Podcasts.

The key issues in Northwest Georgia, available on demand. Don’t settle for ‘decaf’ local talk radio. Subscribe (for free) to the Hometown Headlines Podcasts.

  The inside stories on the key issues in Northwest Georgia, available when you want them and how you want them. No fluff, no “decaf” local talk radio, no censors. Click Podcasts New Rome beer festival date, new office, new director and new chair: Changing times for RACA. HHPodcast interview with Ali Booker and Chris Kerr.… Read more

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