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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Freezing temperatures, brutal wind chill will last until noon today. Community Kitchen marks 10 years, 400,000-plus meals served. Gymboree Outlet in Calhoun closing. Update on former Shorter executive Corey Humphries. Busy day remembering Dr. King. And how about that eclipse!

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Freezing temperatures, brutal wind chill will last until noon today. Community Kitchen marks 10 years, 400,000-plus meals served. Gymboree Outlet in Calhoun closing. Update on former Shorter executive Corey Humphries. Busy day remembering Dr. King. And how about that eclipse!

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Cold and clear today with wind chills in the teens through 11 a.m. Weather Celebrating 10 years and some 400,000 meals served: Rome-Floyd Community Kitchen continues to feed those in need thanks to local volunteers and donations. Community Kitchen Gymboree… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Cold, windy day ahead with wind advisory in effect, gusts up to 40 mph possible. Light snow flurries possible. ‘Night to Shine’ coming to NW Georgia. MLK Celebration Weekend continues.

Heritage First Headlines: Cold, windy day ahead with wind advisory in effect, gusts up to 40 mph possible. Light snow flurries possible. ‘Night to Shine’ coming to NW Georgia. MLK Celebration Weekend continues.

MORNING EDITION Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Wind advisory in effect today with winds between 15-25 mph, gusts up to 40 mph possible. Light snow flurries possible in far north Georgia. High of 39, but colder with wind chill. Forecast Night to Shine 2019: Four Northwest Georgia churches among those worldwide hosting annual special needs prom event… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Investigation continues into man’s body found in Armuchee. Cedartown man killed in crash on US 27. Soggy Saturday, storms possible today. Snow tomorrow? MLK Celebration weekend continues.

Heritage First Headlines: Investigation continues into man’s body found in Armuchee. Cedartown man killed in crash on US 27. Soggy Saturday, storms possible today. Snow tomorrow? MLK Celebration weekend continues.

MORNING EDITION Latest on investigation into death of 35-year-old man found off Lindsey Road in Armuchee with “no obvious signs of trauma”; Body being sent to GBI Crime Lab for autopsy. Body Cedartown man died in in collision on U.S. 27 near Meadow Lakes Friday morning. Fatality Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Soggy Saturday ahead with up to… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Year ends with 800 more jobs (Jan. 1-Dec. 31). Jeanne Krueger named interim chamber director. Watch weekend weather: Warmer, rain Saturday; snow flurries early Sunday. Day 28 of shutdown; local assistance.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Year ends with 800 more jobs (Jan. 1-Dec. 31). Jeanne Krueger named interim chamber director. Watch weekend weather: Warmer, rain Saturday; snow flurries early Sunday. Day 28 of shutdown; local assistance.

LATEST HEADLINES Hays State Prison inmate murdered; investigation under way. Serious accident this morning on U.S. 27 north of Cedartown. Dense fog advisory through 10 this morning for Northwest Georgia. Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Jobs: Rome/Floyd closes the year with 300-job game vs. December 2017 — but down… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: With new players on development authority, what’s next for industrial recruitment? Man dies in Bartow fire; two escape. December: Downer month for Realtors. Shutdown Day 27: Latest impact. Light rain today; more Saturday.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: With new players on development authority, what’s next for industrial recruitment? Man dies in Bartow fire; two escape. December: Downer month for Realtors. Shutdown Day 27: Latest impact. Light rain today; more Saturday.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Amid still-undecided changes in the community’s economic development efforts, new members join Rome-Floyd Development Authority. Changes Man dies in Tuesday fire on Barnsley Gardens Road; body sent to GBI crime lab for identification. Two others were able to escape. It was the second… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Popeye’s adding third restaurant, near Aldi in Cartersville; Wendy’s due on city’s west side. Foundry expands lunch, dining service. Calhoun officer hurt in morning chase. Hufstetler keeps finance chairmanship in Senate. Education updates. Weather: 61 on Saturday, 18 early Monday.

Heritage First Headlines: Popeye’s adding third restaurant, near Aldi in Cartersville; Wendy’s due on city’s west side. Foundry expands lunch, dining service. Calhoun officer hurt in morning chase. Hufstetler keeps finance chairmanship in Senate. Education updates. Weather: 61 on Saturday, 18 early Monday.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Dining: Third new Popeye’s to rise near Aldi in Cartersville; Wendy’s due on westside of town. Foundry Growler Bar expands lunch, dining service. Dining Calhoun officer injured following accident as he chased a suspect; second CPD officer injured in the line of duty… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Bill Collins wins 5-4 vote to serve as Rome’s mayor; Quick new pro tem. Updates on accident with deputy, two inmates on I-75. Honors for Rome High football coach John Reid.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Bill Collins wins 5-4 vote to serve as Rome’s mayor; Quick new pro tem. Updates on accident with deputy, two inmates on I-75. Honors for Rome High football coach John Reid.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Bill Collins elected Rome’s new mayor in 5-4 vote. Randy Quick new pro tem. Collins Update on Monday morning crash with Floyd Sheriff’s deputy, inmates: Two inmates, another motorist injured. Accident Cedartown’s Jermaine Courtney Brown, 28, sentenced to three years, one month  for… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Boom Town: Suddenly, Braves Boulevard is a development hot spot with coffee shop, filled upscale apartments and more expected. Bids sought for Chicken Salad Chick in Rome. When, where to watch the Kemp inauguration.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Boom Town: Suddenly, Braves Boulevard is a development hot spot with coffee shop, filled upscale apartments and more expected. Bids sought for Chicken Salad Chick in Rome. When, where to watch the Kemp inauguration.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business is booming on Braves Boulevard with Lumina Coffee opening soon, RiverPoint Apartments fully leased, growth at Bella Roma Grill and Line-X, plus more to come near State Mutual Stadium. Boom Dining: Bids sought for Chicken Salad Chick on Martha Berry near Cook… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Harper Home Design ‘Inspiration Gallery’ coming to Broad Street. Bucket O’ Shrimp opening in February. Levys thank Rome community in fire aftermath. Annual weather summary: wetter and warmer than average in 2018.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Harper Home Design ‘Inspiration Gallery’ coming to Broad Street. Bucket O’ Shrimp opening in February. Levys thank Rome community in fire aftermath. Annual weather summary: wetter and warmer than average in 2018.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Harper Home Design opening ‘Inspiration Gallery’ on Broad Street on March 1 to help with ‘new home creation, old home renovation or modern inspiration’. Business Dining: Work continues on Bucket O’ Shrimp coming to Dean Avenue; Look for February opening date. Shrimp Ira… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Disorderly conduct warrant issued for Shorter coach. Alabama man killed in Bartow crash. Hufstetler on list of ‘major players’ in legislature. DiPrima’s Shoes now open. More rain for weekend.

Heritage First Headlines: Disorderly conduct warrant issued for Shorter coach. Alabama man killed in Bartow crash. Hufstetler on list of ‘major players’ in legislature. DiPrima’s Shoes now open. More rain for weekend.

MORNING EDITION Disorderly conduct warrant issued for Shorter women’s basketball coach Tyler Roden. Shorter A 21-year-old Alabama man killed in crash on I-75 in Bartow County. Fatality Politics: AJC gives a ‘nod’ to State Senator Chuck Hufstetler as a top player in Georgia’s 2019 Legislative session. Politics Expanded look at the schedule, guests for the 2019 Martin Luther… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Police: Body found in Cedar Creek was Hiram man; no foul play suspected. Cedartown industrial parks booming.  Tellus celebrates 10 years Saturday. Weather: Slightly warmer, also wetter. Rome Braves’ Hot Stove Gathering Jan. 28.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Police: Body found in Cedar Creek was Hiram man; no foul play suspected. Cedartown industrial parks booming. Tellus celebrates 10 years Saturday. Weather: Slightly warmer, also wetter. Rome Braves’ Hot Stove Gathering Jan. 28.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Cedartown Police: Body found in Cedar Creek last week was that of a Hiram man; no foul play involved in his death. Services set. Update Business: Cedartown booming with three industrial sites under way. Logistics summit set for Cartersville March 14. Business Health:… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Waking up to a wind chill near 20 degrees; today’s high: 43. Updates from local restaurants (burgers, barbecue, beer — and soup). National exposure: Rome gets a ‘Jeopardy’ nod; Trevor Lawrence on cover of Sports Illustrated.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Waking up to a wind chill near 20 degrees; today’s high: 43. Updates from local restaurants (burgers, barbecue, beer — and soup). National exposure: Rome gets a ‘Jeopardy’ nod; Trevor Lawrence on cover of Sports Illustrated.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather Center:  Bundle up this morning with wind chills in the 20s. Today’s high: All of 43 degrees (it was 72 on Monday). Weather Dining: Some hors d’oeuvres on what’s happening at some of your favorite places to dine in Northwest… Read more

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