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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Record reports for Greater Community Bank. Heat wave continues. Busy Saturday ahead with high school graduations. Model High photo gallery. End of Hometown Radio Edition.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Record reports for Greater Community Bank. Heat wave continues. Busy Saturday ahead with high school graduations. Model High photo gallery. End of Hometown Radio Edition.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Record reports for Greater Community Bank in the first three months of this year.  Business Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Heat wave continues, high of 96 today, but will feel like 99 with heat index. No relief at least until Wednesday. Forecast Graduations:… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. The latest on the SWAT standoff, GBI investigation. Near-record heat on Thursday and worst on the way. Graduations everywhere tonight, Saturday. Weekend: Finster Fest, bluegrass and outdoors. First bites at Wings & Seafood.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. The latest on the SWAT standoff, GBI investigation. Near-record heat on Thursday and worst on the way. Graduations everywhere tonight, Saturday. Weekend: Finster Fest, bluegrass and outdoors. First bites at Wings & Seafood.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Suspect wounded in exchange with SWAT team remains hospitalized; GBI investigation continues. Woman living at shooting scene also arrested. Update Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Record heat starts today; just missed matching the record (95) on Thursday. Plus: Air quality alert in Atlanta;… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Downtown parking fines: A lot of work for under $35,000 in revenue each year. Sizzling forecast gets even hotter. Weekend: What to do indoors and outdoors. Final graduations begin tonight.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Downtown parking fines: A lot of work for under $35,000 in revenue each year. Sizzling forecast gets even hotter. Weekend: What to do indoors and outdoors. Final graduations begin tonight.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Fact check: What about the revenue raised from downtown Rome parking fines. What we found: Those tickets generate an average of $34,291 a year. April sees the most money; September the least. Is it worth all the effort? Parking Ware Mechanical Weather… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Extreme heat on the way; record highs by Memorial Day. How to cope. Dressbarn closing in Calhoun, latest retail exit. Regions closing West Rome branch. Graduation,  back to school updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Extreme heat on the way; record highs by Memorial Day. How to cope. Dressbarn closing in Calhoun, latest retail exit. Regions closing West Rome branch. Graduation, back to school updates.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather alert: Extreme heat, with some record-breaking opportunities, due Memorial Day weekend.  Weather Business: Dressbarn the latest national chain to announce local closing. Payless is almost gone while three Fred’s locations closed (others remain open). Regions Bank closing West Rome… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. 3-hour free parking, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. enforcement passes first test before City Commission; needs another vote June 10 but in effect now. Teen, second suspect sought in shooting. Gas line expansion planned on westside. Greater Community Bancshares offers stock buy back. Nothing but 90s on the way.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. 3-hour free parking, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. enforcement passes first test before City Commission; needs another vote June 10 but in effect now. Teen, second suspect sought in shooting. Gas line expansion planned on westside. Greater Community Bancshares offers stock buy back. Nothing but 90s on the way.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT City Commission votes 5-2 to allow three-hour free parking on Broad Street; enforcement hours, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. begins now; second reading June 10. Parking Rome Police seek 16-year-old male, another suspect following Friday night shooting in Garden Lakes community that left woman… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Fifth Avenue/River District: Bakery, commercial kitchen open as part of a potential $30 million rebirth. #savedowntownrome: What will the City Commission do tonight about parking? Documentary on champion 2016 Rome Braves a who’s who for today’s Atlanta team. Weather: Hot and nasty.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Fifth Avenue/River District: Bakery, commercial kitchen open as part of a potential $30 million rebirth. #savedowntownrome: What will the City Commission do tonight about parking? Documentary on champion 2016 Rome Braves a who’s who for today’s Atlanta team. Weather: Hot and nasty.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Fifth Avenue River District adds community bakery, commercial kitchen, third new business amid growth plans that could top $30 million. Fifth Avenue #savedowntownrome: #savedowntownrome: Parking enforcement through 8 p.m. in effect; standoff goes before city at 5 and 6:30 p.m. Watch where… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Rome Police investigate Garden Lakes shooting. Rome man struck, killed by train. Cartersville man dies in motorcycle crash. Building in front of mall up for auction. #downtownshowdown: Parking update added to City Commission caucus.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Rome Police investigate Garden Lakes shooting. Rome man struck, killed by train. Cartersville man dies in motorcycle crash. Building in front of mall up for auction. #downtownshowdown: Parking update added to City Commission caucus.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Building adjacent to Mount Berry Mall is up for auction on June 6. Broad Street building goes ‘under contract’. Business Georgia State Patrol: One person killed, another injured in motorcycle crash along Kingston Highway in Bartow County. Crash 37-year-old Rome man struck… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Heard on the Tweet: ‘Business-related’ chamber announcement Monday. ‘Political Rewind’ to tape in Cartersville. Rome Commission to discuss parking on Monday. More flu deaths. Weekend guide.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Heard on the Tweet: ‘Business-related’ chamber announcement Monday. ‘Political Rewind’ to tape in Cartersville. Rome Commission to discuss parking on Monday. More flu deaths. Weekend guide.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Heard on the Tweet: ‘Business-related’ chamber announcement Monday. ‘Political Rewind’ to tape in Cartersville. Elevated I-75 lanes called ‘unprecedented success.’ Rome home sales dip but average prices rises in April. Tweet Have something to say about the #downtownshowdown parking fiasco? You can… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Murphy USA new station flies together. Company promises $5 restaurant delivery fee cap. Food City coming to Calhoun. Latest from Rome, agencies on graduations’  #downtownshowdown. Weekend: Bulls, Star Wars, concert — and highs near 90.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Murphy USA new station flies together. Company promises $5 restaurant delivery fee cap. Food City coming to Calhoun. Latest from Rome, agencies on graduations’ #downtownshowdown. Weekend: Bulls, Star Wars, concert — and highs near 90.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT New Murphy USA station near East Rome Walmart flying together. New Waitr delivery service debuts in Rome, seeks drivers. Food City breaks ground on a nearly 41,000-square-foot Calhoun location Thursday. Business #downtownshowdown: The latest steps by the city of Rome, Downtown Development,… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Parking: Floyd Schools leases deck for graduations; city adds changes for parking leases, permits. Rome man wounded in Adairsville shooting; suspects sought. Weekend: From bulls to Jedi Knights.  Summerville home to D-Day ceremony June 6.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Parking: Floyd Schools leases deck for graduations; city adds changes for parking leases, permits. Rome man wounded in Adairsville shooting; suspects sought. Weekend: From bulls to Jedi Knights. Summerville home to D-Day ceremony June 6.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Parking: As Floyd Schools lease deck to ease some graduation parking headaches, city rolls out new lease/permitting system for existing, new customers. Parking Adairsville Police: Rome man shot in upper thigh, recovering after scuffle with attackers at his girlfiend’s home early Wednesday. Suspects… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Updates on the latest downtown Rome parking fumble. State Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck indicted on 38 counts. Pepperell evacuation drill is this morning. Sizzling weekend ahead; 90 or higher.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Updates on the latest downtown Rome parking fumble. State Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck indicted on 38 counts. Pepperell evacuation drill is this morning. Sizzling weekend ahead; 90 or higher.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Downtown Rome parking: Some relief possible for graduation weekend from another source; details pending. How to contact Rome City commissioners. Continuing updates.  Parking Georgia Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck indicted on 38 counts by federal grand jury.  Beck Reminder: Full school evacuation test at… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. As East Bend (old Kmart) project clears City Commission, adjoining site plays up proximity to proposed stores. Downtown Rome parking hits Monday before graduations. Bryan Johnson first declared judicial candidate in 2020. State honors for Pepperell High students. Notes from the Police Beat.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. As East Bend (old Kmart) project clears City Commission, adjoining site plays up proximity to proposed stores. Downtown Rome parking hits Monday before graduations. Bryan Johnson first declared judicial candidate in 2020. State honors for Pepperell High students. Notes from the Police Beat.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: ‘East Bend Effect’ begins as closing Payless location plays up proximity to retail center. Also: City Commission OKs TAD; now goes to county for review. East Bend Downtown Rome parking ‘enforcement’ takes effect May 20 just before five high school graduations.… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. 12 busy months of local politics begins with key decision May 25. Sunflour Community Bakery just about ready; putting the bands back together in downtown Cartersville. Sunny, cooler start to the week.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. 12 busy months of local politics begins with key decision May 25. Sunflour Community Bakery just about ready; putting the bands back together in downtown Cartersville. Sunny, cooler start to the week.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Politics: The most interesting 12 months in local politics is about to begin — and a big part of it hinges on a decision due by May 25. Plus the May 2020 primary could be a shocker.  Politics Buzz: Sunflour Community Bakery’s… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Happy Mother’s Day! Slight risk for strong to severe storms today. Rome Commission expected to pass tax resolution for East Bend development. New system to close county tag offices later this month. Weekend updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Happy Mother’s Day! Slight risk for strong to severe storms today. Rome Commission expected to pass tax resolution for East Bend development. New system to close county tag offices later this month. Weekend updates.

  MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight risk for strong to severe storms today with damaging winds, hail and heavy rain. Already nearly 2 inches of rainfall since Thursday. Forecast Rome Commission expected to pass resolution Monday night for new tax allocation district to make way for East Bend development. Floyd Commission to consider changes… Read more

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