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Heritage First Headlines: Truett’s Chick-fil-A opens self-serve indoors; full service side pending. Fuel barbecue almost ready. See Clocktower in a new light(s). Local vaccine rates adjusted upward. Independence Day fun returns to Ridge Ferry.

Heritage First Headlines: Truett’s Chick-fil-A opens self-serve indoors; full service side pending. Fuel barbecue almost ready. See Clocktower in a new light(s). Local vaccine rates adjusted upward. Independence Day fun returns to Ridge Ferry.

The latest: Dining: Truett’s Chick-fil-A opens the self-serve area after 15 months of drive-through and pick-up orders. Fuel Hickory Smoked BBQ & Grill just about ready. Downtown Rome’s Clocktower seen in a new light(s) thanks to LED updates. Look for seasonal displays (Independence Day, Christmas, others). COVID: Polk County posts 15th ‘probable’ death. State updates… Read more

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Dining: Truett’s Chick-fil-A opens the self-serve area after 15 months of drive-through and pick-up orders. Fuel Hickory Smoked BBQ & Grill just about ready.

Dining: Truett’s Chick-fil-A opens the self-serve area after 15 months of drive-through and pick-up orders. Fuel Hickory Smoked BBQ & Grill just about ready.

That trademark little red door at Truett’s Chick-fil-A is swinging again as the popular restaurant on Shorter Avenue has returned to self-serve dining on one side of the restaurant. Closed since March 2020, Truett’s ramped up drive-through and curbside pickup orders as customer demand continued. Greg Major says reopening the full service side of the… Read more

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Downtown Rome’s Clocktower seen in a new light(s) thanks to LED updates. Look for seasonal displays (Independence Day, Christmas, others).

Downtown Rome’s Clocktower seen in a new light(s) thanks to LED updates. Look for seasonal displays (Independence Day, Christmas, others).

Take that, Empire State Building. Downtown Rome’s Clocktower has been equpped with LED lights that will highlight seasonal events such as Independence Day (red, white and blue); blue, green and red for Hanukkah and Christmas; and others. City crews installed the lights on Monday, says Rome’s Kristi Kent. Facilities supervisor Wendy Reid in City Clerk Joe… Read more

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Education: Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Free Application Week is July 12-16.

Education: Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Free Application Week is July 12-16.

  Georgia Northwestern Technical College will host a Free Application Week, July 12-16, to help those who are seeking to enroll in the fall semester. During Free Application Week, GNTC will waive the $25 application fee for all new applicants. The admissions deadline for the fall semester is July 26. Classes are scheduled to begin… Read more

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Buzz: Night at the Movies raises $9,000 for Exchange Club’s Family Resource Center. Dowdy named deputy director of Bartow County’s economic development office.

Buzz: Night at the Movies raises $9,000 for Exchange Club’s Family Resource Center. Dowdy named deputy director of Bartow County’s economic development office.

  21st Annual “Night at the Movies” raises more than $9,000. Since 1990, the annual “Night at the Movies” has benefitted the Exchange Club Family Resource Center. The latest edition, held last week, raised more than $9,000 alone. More than 200 people attemded this year. The event included movies, food served to guests instead of the usual… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid 80s today but 90s return Thursday through Saturday; storm threat back by the weekend.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid 80s today but 90s return Thursday through Saturday; storm threat back by the weekend.

  OUTLOOK Thunderstorms will be possible across North and Central Georgia on Saturday and Sunday, mainly during the afternoon and evening. A few stronger thunderstorms cannot be ruled out, but no organized or widespread severe weather is currently expected. The primary threat from any thunderstorms will be frequent lightning, gusty winds, and brief heavy rain.… Read more

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Atlanta pitcher Touki Toussaint shines in rehab start with Rome Braves. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Atlanta pitcher Touki Toussaint shines in rehab start with Rome Braves. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Photos by Mils Ftizner from Tuesday’s Rome Braves-Bowling Green game. Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Touki looks good but Hot Rods score late, win 7-3. Red Sox over Atlanta, 10-8. Maui News: Rome Braves manager Kanekoa Texeira ‘the most Hawaiian guy in Rome, Ga.’

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Touki looks good but Hot Rods score late, win 7-3. Red Sox over Atlanta, 10-8. Maui News: Rome Braves manager Kanekoa Texeira ‘the most Hawaiian guy in Rome, Ga.’

Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Drive-through, curbside and Door Dash. Mount Berry Mall, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. (curbside, carryout, Door Dash). Shipping Container, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. All Monday-Saturday. BASEBALL   Rome Braves: Toussaint looks good in rehab state but Braves drop opener vs. Hot Rods, 7-3.  Media release: Touki Toussaint made his first rehab appearance of the… Read more

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CrimeWatch brought to you by thestoragehound.com: Arrests in Northwest Georgia.

CrimeWatch brought to you by thestoragehound.com: Arrests in Northwest Georgia.

. About this page:  Updates from the Floyd County Jail three times a day: 4 and 8 a.m., and 8 p.m The latest each day from the Bartow County Jail.  Reports from the Polk County Jail (weekdays). Updates from Cartersville Police. Plus: Safety, crime-fighting tips. Floyd County Jail:  4 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 p.m. Polk County Jail:… Read more

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Independence Day celebrations: Rome festivities return to Ridge Ferry Park on the Fourth of July. Local events start June 26 with the Lindale parade, festival. Cave Spring’s parade, fireworks are July 3; Cartersville splits it, July 3 and 4.

Independence Day celebrations: Rome festivities return to Ridge Ferry Park on the Fourth of July. Local events start June 26 with the Lindale parade, festival. Cave Spring’s parade, fireworks are July 3; Cartersville splits it, July 3 and 4.

After a year hiatus, the Patriotic Party in the park sponsored by Redmond Regional Medical Center returns to Ridge Ferry Park on Sunday, July 4. The event, which begins in the afternoon, will have food vendors as well as live music from Down Time and Dalton Dover on the Coca-Cola Stage before the evening culminates in a… Read more

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Health: Harbin Clinic welcomes 10 new physicians this summer with specialties in Cardiology, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Rheumatology, Pediatrics and Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Health: Harbin Clinic welcomes 10 new physicians this summer with specialties in Cardiology, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Rheumatology, Pediatrics and Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Media release: This summer, 10 new physicians will join Harbin Clinic representing the specialties of Cardiology, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Rheumatology, Pediatrics, and Cardiothoracic Surgery. Harbin Clinic welcomes the following physicians serving Adairsville, Calhoun, and Rome. Ademola Adeseye, MD; Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Cardiothoracic Rome, begins seeing patients Aug. 16 Anandita Arora, MD; Internist, Family Medicine Rome, begins seeing patients… Read more

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Bid to remove ‘red tape’ in development code passes first review by Rome’s City Commission, 6-3, but new questions, concerns raised. Public kickoff of ULDC rewrite is tonight at 6:30.

Bid to remove ‘red tape’ in development code passes first review by Rome’s City Commission, 6-3, but new questions, concerns raised. Public kickoff of ULDC rewrite is tonight at 6:30.

    If the Rome City Commission 4-4 vote last month that stopped a bid for multifamily housing at Martin Luther King Jr. and Gibbons Street upset area builders, then Monday’s commission meeting aggravated the wound. A first reading to basically remove some of the “red tape” in the dated Unified Land Development Code —… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: As Rome considers final fate of Forrest monument, Memphis moves remains, statue. Heard on the Tweet: Doug’s party, peach milkshakes, fried pies. State to top 900,000 COVID cases by midweek. Calhoun motorcyclist killed in collision. Touki on the mound tonight.

Heritage First Headlines: As Rome considers final fate of Forrest monument, Memphis moves remains, statue. Heard on the Tweet: Doug’s party, peach milkshakes, fried pies. State to top 900,000 COVID cases by midweek. Calhoun motorcyclist killed in collision. Touki on the mound tonight.

The latest: Exactly a year ago, a public hearing was split over what to do with Rome’s Forrest monument. It was removed five months ago. In Memphis last week, more dramatic steps were taken. Heard on the Tweet: What was that outdoor party at Doug’s Deli Downtown? Truett’s Chick-fil-A battling summer with the return of… Read more

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