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Buzz: Sheriff’s candidates to address TEA Party luncheon today. Community Foundation announcement set.  Big drop in gas prices. Habitat seeks applications.

Buzz: Sheriff’s candidates to address TEA Party luncheon today. Community Foundation announcement set. Big drop in gas prices. Habitat seeks applications.

MEETINGS The three Republican sheriff’s candidates — Tom Caldwell, Ronnie Kilgo and Dave Roberson — are scheduled to address the Rome TEA Party at Tuesday’s noon meeting at Fuddrucker’s at Riverside Parkway and the Bypass in Rome. The meeting is open to all and guests are asked to order separately from the menu. This is… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High school basketball includes tonight’s games, latest girls’ rankings (Darlington rises to no. 9). Local college basketball updates. Community sports’ calendar.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High school basketball includes tonight’s games, latest girls’ rankings (Darlington rises to no. 9). Local college basketball updates. Community sports’ calendar.

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.   BASKETBALL/High school: Girls’ weekly state rankings from the AJC: Complete list 3A girls: Sonoraville (14-6) is no. 10. 1A private girls: Darlington (17-2) is no. 9. No local boys teams ranked. Statewide list.   Tuesday’s games: Rome at Carrollton Darlington at North… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Broad Street buzzing even amid closings. Second Amendment ‘Sanctuary County Rally’ is Saturday. Floyd pledges $100,000 to fight youth tobacco, vaping use. Bitter cold start to the day.

Heritage First Headlines. Broad Street buzzing even amid closings. Second Amendment ‘Sanctuary County Rally’ is Saturday. Floyd pledges $100,000 to fight youth tobacco, vaping use. Bitter cold start to the day.

    MORNING REPORT Business on Broad Street not slowing down: Several transactions amid a few business closings with a hint of more to come. Second Amendment ‘Sanctuary County Rally’ set for Saturday in Armuchee; U.S. House, other candidates expected to attend. Health: Floyd pledges $100,000 to the Georgia Healthy Family Alliance to help cut tobacco use,… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center:  Another cold one on tap tonight with a low of 21; gradual warming trend expected.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Another cold one on tap tonight with a low of 21; gradual warming trend expected.

  THE LATEST Another subfreezing night on the way. Be sure to drip some water and open up bathroom cabinet doors night as we’re heading down to 21 degrees. Light winds are expected to little to no wind chill — but low 20s is cold enough. FORECAST Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 21. North… Read more

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Business: Rome Floyd County Development Authority meets Tuesday morning. Agenda: Synovus’ Scott Preston joins the board. Minutes from the December meeting.

Business: Rome Floyd County Development Authority meets Tuesday morning. Agenda: Synovus’ Scott Preston joins the board. Minutes from the December meeting.

    >Starting this year, Hometown Headlines plans to include the minutes from previous government meetings as well as the upcoming agenda.   The Rome Floyd County Development Authority meets Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. in the board room of the Rome Floyd Chamber, 1 Riverside Parkway. The agenga is below, followed by the minutes. Changes include… Read more

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Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Freedom March (video and photos); special program (five photos);  and community service projects throughout Rome-Floyd County.

Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Freedom March (video and photos); special program (five photos); and community service projects throughout Rome-Floyd County.

Video from City of Rome. Huge turnout for today’s Freedom March through Downtown Rome to celebrate life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The parade along Broad Street ended at the Rome City Auditorium for a program with keynote speaker Meredith Lilly, director of External Affairs for DeKalk County, Ga., and the MLK Jr. Community Choir.… Read more

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NBC takes closer look at ‘The Base,’ the neo-Nazi network and its connection to the three men arrested by Floyd County Police last week.

NBC takes closer look at ‘The Base,’ the neo-Nazi network and its connection to the three men arrested by Floyd County Police last week.

NBC News report takes a look at ‘The Base‘, the neo-Nazi network with ties to three Georgia men arrested by Floyd County Police on Thursday. NBC Report  The report highlights the FBI arrests of other alleged white supremacists and looks at the decentralized neo-Nazi movement. According to the report, ‘The Base’ has chapters across the U.S.… Read more

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Meet Lowery May: Roman recently named to University System’s Board of Regents feels “called to serve where we can” both locally and statewide.

Meet Lowery May: Roman recently named to University System’s Board of Regents feels “called to serve where we can” both locally and statewide.

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net It’s been a busy three weeks for Rome’s Lowery May since Governor Brian Kemp called on Jan. 2 asking her to represent the 14th congressional district on the University System of Georgia’s Board of Regents. Although it’s been a whirlwind with training and meetings, it’s an opportunity to serve others that May… Read more

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Buzz: Family Resource Center’s ‘Night at the Movies’ returns Feb. 25. Rome Middle School honors 360 students on President’s List Celebration.

Buzz: Family Resource Center’s ‘Night at the Movies’ returns Feb. 25. Rome Middle School honors 360 students on President’s List Celebration.

    The Exchange Club Family Resource Center is hosting its 20th annual ‘Night At The Movies’ on Tuesday, Feb. 25. The evening will begin with Hors D’Oeuvres at 6 p.m. at the 7 Hills Building (next door to the DeSoto Theatre) followed by the movie at 7:45 p.m. at the Rome City Auditorium. From… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Chiefs and 49ers to faceoff in Super Bowl. High school and college basketball updates. Braves’ Hot Stove Gathering next Monday.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Chiefs and 49ers to faceoff in Super Bowl. High school and college basketball updates. Braves’ Hot Stove Gathering next Monday.

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.     BASKETBALL/High school: Tuesday’s games: Rome at Carrollton Darlington at North Cobb Christian Pepperell at Rockmart Coosa at Model Dade County at Armuchee Gordon Central at Chattooga College: Berry Men’s basketball. Berry Vikings over Millsaps, 68-54. Next: At Birmingham-Southern, Friday… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Closer look at ‘The Base’ and local terrorism arrests. Meet Lowery May, newly appointed to University’s Board of Regents. Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Below freezing temps.

Heritage First Headlines. Closer look at ‘The Base’ and local terrorism arrests. Meet Lowery May, newly appointed to University’s Board of Regents. Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Below freezing temps.

    MORNING REPORT NBC News takes closer look at ‘The Base,’ the neo-Nazi network and its connection to the three men arrested by Floyd County Police last week. Meet Lowery May: Roman recently named to University System’s Board of Regents feels “called to serve where we can” both locally and statewide. Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Wind… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight chance of snow flurries between 4 and 8 a.m. Tuesday; wind chill will be in the mid teens as well.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight chance of snow flurries between 4 and 8 a.m. Tuesday; wind chill will be in the mid teens as well.

  OUTLOOK A slight chance of snow flurries between 4 and 8 a.m. Tuesday as temperatures drop to 25 degrees. The wind chill also will be in the mid to upper teens around this time as well. No watches or warnings are expected.  Your hour-by-hour forecast: 4 am Slight Chance Snow Temp: 25°F Wind: N… Read more

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Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Freedom March in Rome today at 11:30 a.m. Parade in Cartersville at 2 p.m. Today’s schedule of events.

Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Freedom March in Rome today at 11:30 a.m. Parade in Cartersville at 2 p.m. Today’s schedule of events.

The 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration continues with parades in Rome and Cartersville today. Below please find the schedule of events for today. Forecast: It will be cold with temp around 32 degrees at 11 a.m. for today’s Freedom March in Downtown Rome. In Cartersville, temp will be around 36 degrees for the 2 p.m.… Read more

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Updated: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Wind chill near 13 degrees on Monday morning. Below freezing in low 20s, wind chills in teens expected for next three nights.

Updated: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Wind chill near 13 degrees on Monday morning. Below freezing in low 20s, wind chills in teens expected for next three nights.

LATEST Cold air and gusty winds will make for wind chills in the teens to lower 20s for most locations late tonight into early tomorrow morning. Those who must be outside should take precautions to stay warm. Be sure to check on family and friends who don’t have heating, and provide pets a warm, dry… Read more

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Business: Craze Boutique to close business on Monday. Mountains Ice Cream temporarily closed for updates, to reopen March 1st.

Business: Craze Boutique to close business on Monday. Mountains Ice Cream temporarily closed for updates, to reopen March 1st.

After two and half years on Broad Street, Craze Boutique will be closing its doors on Monday at 231-A Broad Street. It’s final two days of business are today from 12-5 p.m. and Monday from 12-3 p.m. Owner Casie Autry, who previously had boutique stores in Calhoun and Dawsonville (at North Georgia Premium Outlets), says… Read more

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Statewide flu-related deaths rise to 31 this season as ‘widespread’ outbreak continues in Georgia. Number of deaths could easily surpass last year’s total of 44.

Statewide flu-related deaths rise to 31 this season as ‘widespread’ outbreak continues in Georgia. Number of deaths could easily surpass last year’s total of 44.

  The number of flu-related deaths in Georgia increased by nine through the week ending Jan. 11, with the season total now at 31, according to the latest summary from the Georgia Department of Public Health. With 18 more weeks to go in this year’s flu season, the number of flu-related deaths could easily surpass last… Read more

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Business: Shane Walley joins River City Bank as Vice President, Relationship Manager. Feb. 4 job fair set by corrections department.

Business: Shane Walley joins River City Bank as Vice President, Relationship Manager. Feb. 4 job fair set by corrections department.

  Media release: River City Bank announces the addition of Shane Walley as Vice President, Relationship Manager. In his role as a Relationship Manager, Shane’s focus will be on lending in the small business, consumer and residential sectors, including residential construction. He joins River City Bank with eight years of experience which includes branch management and lending. In… Read more

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Education: Georgia Northwestern nominates 7 for Rick Perkins Award of Excellence.

Education: Georgia Northwestern nominates 7 for Rick Perkins Award of Excellence.

  Faculty and staff at Georgia Northwestern Technical College have nominated seven of their peer instructors for the Rick Perkins Award of Excellence in Technical Instruction competition.The Rick Perkins Award honors the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) most outstanding instructors. The award has been an ongoing statewide event since 1991 and is designed to recognize… Read more

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