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Heritage First Headlines. Word on the Tweet: Our news tips and a few rumors. Floyd Police seek serial burglary suspect. 17% more collisions in Rome last year. Grooms get some love at bridal expo. Weather: Inch of rain so far; sunny weekend.

Heritage First Headlines. Word on the Tweet: Our news tips and a few rumors. Floyd Police seek serial burglary suspect. 17% more collisions in Rome last year. Grooms get some love at bridal expo. Weather: Inch of rain so far; sunny weekend.

  MORNING REPORT Word on the Tweet: Better business news? Updates on ‘The Base.’ Mounting flu concerns. Area politics. Restaurant rumors. Floyd Police seek your help in finding suspect in serial burglaries in Rome, Bartow and Polk; he’s considered armed and dangerous. 2019 Rome collision statistics: 17% jump in collisions with almost a third caused… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Sheriff’s race tops $150,000 in contributions so far. Huge honor for Model senior. December employment snapshot, including 1,100 more jobs in Rome vs. a year ago. Warmer, wetter today and Friday.

Heritage First Headlines. Sheriff’s race tops $150,000 in contributions so far. Huge honor for Model senior. December employment snapshot, including 1,100 more jobs in Rome vs. a year ago. Warmer, wetter today and Friday.

  MORNING REPORT Politics: Sheriff’s race saw nearly $156,000 in contributions through Dec. 31, half of which already has been spent. Also: Superior court judge report. Jobs: State labor commissioner: ‘It’s kind of hard to have any better year than Georgia had.’ Model High’s Brylen Cantrell among those included in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Community… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Suspect held in Rome murder case. Politics: Sheriff’s race, new House candidates, gun rally moves to fairgrounds. Night to Shine even brighter this year. Another cold morning; gradual warming trend.

Heritage First Headlines. Suspect held in Rome murder case. Politics: Sheriff’s race, new House candidates, gun rally moves to fairgrounds. Night to Shine even brighter this year. Another cold morning; gradual warming trend.

  MORNING REPORT Murder: 48-year-old man charged with murder, child cruelty charges. Politics: Packed house for TEA Party’s meeting with GOP sheriff’s candidates on Tuesday. Q & A with Caldwell, Kilgo and Roberson. Add Republican Ben Bullock and Kyle Perkins  to your U.S. House candidates’ list. One more due later today. Second Amendment ‘Sanctuary County Rally’ moves… 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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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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Heritage First Headlines. Craze Boutique closing Monday. Mountains Ice Cream temporarily closed until March. Statewide flu deaths continue to rise. MLK Day Celebrations continue. Below freezing temps, wind chills in teens expected for next three days.

Heritage First Headlines. Craze Boutique closing Monday. Mountains Ice Cream temporarily closed until March. Statewide flu deaths continue to rise. MLK Day Celebrations continue. Below freezing temps, wind chills in teens expected for next three days.

    MORNING REPORT Business: Craze Boutique to close business on Monday. Mountains Ice Cream temporarily closed for updates, to reopen March 1st. Health: 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. Business: Shane Walley joins River City Bank… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Three men held in Floyd County charged in plot to kill Bartow couple, overthrow government. Men connected to other ‘white supremacist’ group arrests this week. Cartersville man convicted in death of Courtney DeBois. Rain today, colder temps to follow.

Heritage First Headlines. Three men held in Floyd County charged in plot to kill Bartow couple, overthrow government. Men connected to other ‘white supremacist’ group arrests this week. Cartersville man convicted in death of Courtney DeBois. Rain today, colder temps to follow.

    MORNING REPORT Three men held on charges of attempting to kill Bartow couple, overthrow the government. WSJ article links Georgia men to others arrested in three other states. The documents in “exhibit 1” in the case against the three murder conspiracy/overthrow suspects. It references “television media” as future targets. (Obscene language). Guilty: Cartersville man convicted on… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Developing story on 3 area arrests, murder conspiracy. Spreading the word on the River District changes. Rome Braves’ Hot Stove Gathering returns. King weekend begins. Much colder by Sunday, Monday.

Heritage First Headlines. Developing story on 3 area arrests, murder conspiracy. Spreading the word on the River District changes. Rome Braves’ Hot Stove Gathering returns. King weekend begins. Much colder by Sunday, Monday.

    MORNING REPORT Three men arrested in murder conspiracy case under investigation by the Floyd County Police Department, FBI.  Among those charged is a Silver Creek man, 22. River District rezoning up for review in March. Planners are knocking on doors and sending 110 letters touting what ‘urban mixed use’ would mean to the area.… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Politics: What races to watch and why. Hufstetler fighting ‘surprise’ medical bills. Turner McCall bridge replacement meeting tonight.  Boom in Georgia business formations in 2019. Leprechaun-a-thon returns in March.

Heritage First Headlines. Politics: What races to watch and why. Hufstetler fighting ‘surprise’ medical bills. Turner McCall bridge replacement meeting tonight. Boom in Georgia business formations in 2019. Leprechaun-a-thon returns in March.

    MORNING REPORT Politics: The real ‘storylines’ shaping Foyd County’s 2020 primary ballot: Sheriff’s race, U.S. House, County Commission and Court Clerk. Politics: State Sen. Chuck Hufstetler introduces bill to address ‘surprise billing’ in the healthcare industry. Business: Georgia saw a record number of businesses — 165,000-plus — in 2019. 1,800-plus strong last year, Harbin Clinic’s… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Business: McAlister’s Deli due in August; Pier 1 closing in April; ground broken on Ball Corp. cup facility. Cowan joins U.S. House race. Weather: Still spring-like today.

Heritage First Headlines: Business: McAlister’s Deli due in August; Pier 1 closing in April; ground broken on Ball Corp. cup facility. Cowan joins U.S. House race. Weather: Still spring-like today.

  Update: Dense fog advisory until 10 this morning. MORNING REPORT Dining: McAlister’s Deli plans August opening; 40-60 jobs. Latest addition to your East Bend tenant scorecard. Business: Pier 1 closing store in Rome, perhaps as soon as April. Second closing in that area since June. Ball Corp. breaks ground on multimillion-dollar aluminum cup plant in Shannon… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Collins re-elected Rome’s mayor; McDaniel, pro tem. $85 million expansion at the Cartersville brewery. Berry eagles have one egg in the nest, more due? Flood watch continues. Business, education updates. LSU dominates Clemson; Georgia no. 4 in final AP poll.

Heritage First Headlines: Collins re-elected Rome’s mayor; McDaniel, pro tem. $85 million expansion at the Cartersville brewery. Berry eagles have one egg in the nest, more due? Flood watch continues. Business, education updates. LSU dominates Clemson; Georgia no. 4 in final AP poll.

  MORNING REPORT Please return to our website for an embargoed story posting at 8:30 a.m. Rome City Commission: Bill Collins gets unanimous vote for a new term as mayor. Pro tem: Craig McDaniel. Business: Anheuser-Busch announces $85 million expansion, 12 new jobs in Cartersville. Business: Chris Hunt named chief financial officer at Greater Community Bank. Education:… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Storm aftermath update; lots of rain this week. Midian Roofing creates a first for the state. Headlines ahead: Mayor’s vote; lawmakers assemble

Heritage First Headlines: Storm aftermath update; lots of rain this week. Midian Roofing creates a first for the state. Headlines ahead: Mayor’s vote; lawmakers assemble

  MORNING REPORT Storm aftermath: Less than 200 without power this morning in Floyd, Bartow, Polk. Despite storm damage, Saint Mary’s School, Benjamin F. Edwards open today. Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Soggy week ahead with at least 1.25 inches of rain beginning today. Business: A first for Georgia — Midian Roofing creates ‘Journeyman Apprenticeship Program’ for state-certified roofing… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Latest on storm aftermath, power outages and road closures. More rain ahead this week. Young girl hit by truck on Rockmart Highway.

Heritage First Headlines: Latest on storm aftermath, power outages and road closures. More rain ahead this week. Young girl hit by truck on Rockmart Highway.

  MORNING REPORT Storm aftermath: Blackout of 2020 continues with thousands still without power. List of roads impacted by trees/power lines. Storm damage photos. Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Clear skies today, but rain returns tonight through the week. Flooding will be of concern. Floyd Police: 12-year-old pedestrian hit by truck while crossing Highway 101 at Wax Road;… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: All eyes on today’s severe weather potential, strong winds, heavy rain, tornadoes possible. Wind advisory today. Flu deaths rise. Alabama man charged with child molestation.

Heritage First Headlines: All eyes on today’s severe weather potential, strong winds, heavy rain, tornadoes possible. Wind advisory today. Flu deaths rise. Alabama man charged with child molestation.

  MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: ‘Enhanced’ to ‘Slight’ risk for severe weather today, mainly from 3 p.m.-10 p.m. Wind advisory for Saturday; gusts to 35 mph. Latest event cancellations due to threat. Floyd Police: Alabama man charged with plotting to have sex with local child following investigation. Health: Seven more flu-related deaths in last week,… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Double trouble: Severe weather Saturday, heavy rain next week. Recalling our last major January tornado. Banking, education, court updates.

Heritage First Headlines. Double trouble: Severe weather Saturday, heavy rain next week. Recalling our last major January tornado. Banking, education, court updates.

  MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Double trouble on the way? Severe weather Saturday afternoon, evening followed by very heavy rain early next week.  A January tornado? Just ask Adairsville, Gordon County residents about what they lived through on Jan. 30, 2013. State Patrol: Rome driver, 62, charged following accident on Shorter Avenue that injured both… Read more

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