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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Six weeks in, Animal Control ‘trying everything we can’ to catch dog pack. Prime time for Harvest Moon; new owners for Sweet Pickles. August home sales soar. Two more days of ‘high heat.’

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Six weeks in, Animal Control ‘trying everything we can’ to catch dog pack. Prime time for Harvest Moon; new owners for Sweet Pickles. August home sales soar. Two more days of ‘high heat.’

  LATEST HEADLINES Woman charged with murder, arson, other counts in death of 24-year-old Rockmart man. MORNING REPORT Six weeks after first attack, wild dog packs continue to roam Between the Rivers, East Rome neighborhoods. Here’s what Animal Control and police have done — and what is happening next. Dog pack Dining: Harvest Moon is the… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Dos Bros just about ready (plus more dining notes). Rome Business Group has a different networking idea. One Table 2019 photos. John McClellan’s high school picks for Friday. Weather: Summer refuses to leave.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Dos Bros just about ready (plus more dining notes). Rome Business Group has a different networking idea. One Table 2019 photos. John McClellan’s high school picks for Friday. Weather: Summer refuses to leave.

  LATEST HEADLINES State Patrol: Investigation continues into single-vehicle accident on U.S. 27 late Saturday that saw Cedartown resident ejected. MORNING REPORT Dining: Dos Bros Fresh Mexican Grill targets late September opening. Crawdaddy’s parks food truck for now. Aventine’s preview. Shannon restaurant for sale.  Dining Rome Business Group building through referrals, relationships with twice-monthly meetings. Business ‘One… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Unity Christian School celebrates becoming debt free since founding in 1998. Evergreen Patio opening this week in Cave Spring. Cartersville’s Phoenix Air awarded federal contract. Education and sports updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Unity Christian School celebrates becoming debt free since founding in 1998. Evergreen Patio opening this week in Cave Spring. Cartersville’s Phoenix Air awarded federal contract. Education and sports updates.

    LATEST HEADLINES Forsyth Sheriff’s Office: Calhoun man, 20, among 24 arrested in child sex sting. Call it Rome’s day of unity: ‘One Table’ this evening on the pedestrian bridge; Fiestas Patrias offers food, dancing at Ridge Ferry, today from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. MORNING REPORT Unity Christian School celebrates God’s provision in making school… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Aventine restaurant coming to West Third Street. A Heroes’ Welcome to Rome photo gallery. Air quality safe after chemical fire in Calhoun. Local bank deposits up over last year.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Aventine restaurant coming to West Third Street. A Heroes’ Welcome to Rome photo gallery. Air quality safe after chemical fire in Calhoun. Local bank deposits up over last year.

  MORNING REPORT Dining: Aventine and Farmer’s Gin Co. coming to 401 West Third Street. Samplings from the new restaurant will be featured at today’s Between the Rivers Farmers’ Market. Dining A Heroes’ Welcome to Rome: Photo gallery of salute to Vietnam Veterans from the 101st Airborne Division along Broad Street. Group in Rome for reunion this… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Extra officers at Coosa High just in case after social media threat. Fourth massive project in Bartow this year announced. Update on homelessness task force. GBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Gordon County. Record heat Thursday; relief on the way. Weekend guide. High school football.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Extra officers at Coosa High just in case after social media threat. Fourth massive project in Bartow this year announced. Update on homelessness task force. GBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Gordon County. Record heat Thursday; relief on the way. Weekend guide. High school football.

LATEST HEADLINES Rome murder suspect surrenders at Floyd County Jail. Developing: Chemical fire in Calhoun closes city schools today. At least one employee at DHM reported injured; others OK. Vote now for Charlie ‘Clutch’ Culberson as baseball’s Roberto Clemente winner. MORNING REPORT Floyd Schools aware of ‘CHS’ threat on social media; says it isn’t about… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. School systems on alert after threat deemed not credible. Plasma center planned at former Rite Aid on Shorter. Dark times at Tang’s Garden? Services set for dad, daughter killed in accident. Weekend: Mama Mia opens, 2 county fairs. Heat continues.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. School systems on alert after threat deemed not credible. Plasma center planned at former Rite Aid on Shorter. Dark times at Tang’s Garden? Services set for dad, daughter killed in accident. Weekend: Mama Mia opens, 2 county fairs. Heat continues.

MORNING REPORT Bartow School officials: ‘No credibility to the reported threat’ sent to Cass High community; extra officers will be on campus today. Also reaction from Floyd, Calhoun, Cartersville school systems. School safety Business: CSL Plasma opening soon at former Rite Aid location at Shorter and Division Street in West Rome. Al Hodge elected chair… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Tentative list of homeless task force members posted; advocates hope for large turnout Thursday. Bartow, Paulding to test new voting system Nov. 5. More props for Georgia’s business climate. Heat won’t let up through Sunday.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Tentative list of homeless task force members posted; advocates hope for large turnout Thursday. Bartow, Paulding to test new voting system Nov. 5. More props for Georgia’s business climate. Heat won’t let up through Sunday.

MORNING REPORT Tentative list of Homelessness Task Force members posted; meeting set for 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the Carnegie Training Room. Advocates urging large turnout. Task force Business: Georgia named the top state for doing business for the sixth consecutive year.  Business Politics: Bartow, Paulding counties to test state’s new balloting system on Nov. 5. Sunday Brunch… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Deadly accident chills Armuchee schools, EMS community. Hear the first steps for new economic development agency. Surprise ‘urban camping’ push stalls; it looked ‘sneaky.’ Cat attacks concern neighbors.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Deadly accident chills Armuchee schools, EMS community. Hear the first steps for new economic development agency. Surprise ‘urban camping’ push stalls; it looked ‘sneaky.’ Cat attacks concern neighbors.

MORNING REPORT Armuchee, Cedar Bluff communities mourning father, child killed in Chattooga County accident. 10-year-old son also injured and hospitalized. Latest updates Community’s new economic development director briefs City Commission on agency’s first steps: Website, branding, board retreat, prospect recruitment. Caucus briefing Rome City commissioners tried to bring ‘urban camping’ ordinances back for a vote Monday… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Parks & Rec turns to younger adult sports; success with basketball leads to flag football. ‘One Table’ still has room this Sunday. Politics: First forum for City Commission hopefuls. Fair guide now online. Upper 90s all week; smog alert today in Bartow, metro Atlanta.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Parks & Rec turns to younger adult sports; success with basketball leads to flag football. ‘One Table’ still has room this Sunday. Politics: First forum for City Commission hopefuls. Fair guide now online. Upper 90s all week; smog alert today in Bartow, metro Atlanta.

MORNING REPORT Rome-Floyd Parks and Rec expanding options to adults as well as kids sports and senior programs. New this fall: Adult men’s flag football following success of summer basketball league. Adult sports ‘One Table 2019’ quickly filling up for this Sunday evening. The goal: ‘Sit together at one table to promote the Rome community.’ One Table… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. RomeGaCares gearing up to help Hurricane Dorian victims. West Express Rome moving near mall. Weekend! guide and what’s ahead. Heat continues. College football updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. RomeGaCares gearing up to help Hurricane Dorian victims. West Express Rome moving near mall. Weekend! guide and what’s ahead. Heat continues. College football updates.

MORNING REPORT Hurricane Dorian aftermath: RomeGaCares gearing up to start collecting supplies this week to help hurricane victims along East Coast. RomeGaCares Dining: Sam Edwards grows the fleet at Sam’s Burger-Deli in Armuchee. As always, the story behind it is as good as the visual itself. Sam’s Burger-Deli Business: West Express relocating to outparcel building in… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. ‘Brunch Bill’ up for review; Nov. 5 ballot next? Busy week in healthcare updates. Floyd Police seek donations for Project Lifesaver. Business updates. High school football scores; college updates. Sweltering heat settles in.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. ‘Brunch Bill’ up for review; Nov. 5 ballot next? Busy week in healthcare updates. Floyd Police seek donations for Project Lifesaver. Business updates. High school football scores; college updates. Sweltering heat settles in.

MORNING REPORT ‘Sunday Brunch Bill’ referendum goes by City Commission on Monday; next stop mostly likely will be the Nov. 5 Rome ballot. Brunch bill HealthWeek: Partners add health clinic at Calhoun High. Lifesaving work by Cherokee EMS. New healthcare idea in Cartersville. Reminder: Crush the Crisis today at Redmond, Cartersville Medical. Walk With a Doc… Read more

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HometownDeal: Free text alerts on local BOGOs, discounts and other deals from Hometown Headlines.

HometownDeal: Free text alerts on local BOGOs, discounts and other deals from Hometown Headlines.

  Hometown Headlines offers new text alerts on local deals: Get the latest on LOCAL discounts, BOGOs and other deals from “Hometown” businesses you know and trust. One text to us subscribes you to individual texts on perhaps a deal of the day from area restaurants, a flash sale at one of our local retailers… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Suspect sought in latest Rome shooting; fifth since August. Weekend plans? Try Rome Axe Throwing — and our weekend guide with music festival, art show. Upper 90s through Sunday; latest on Dorian. High school, college football updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Suspect sought in latest Rome shooting; fifth since August. Weekend plans? Try Rome Axe Throwing — and our weekend guide with music festival, art show. Upper 90s through Sunday; latest on Dorian. High school, college football updates.

MORNING REPORT Rome Police: 37-year-old man sought in woman’s shooting Thursday near Maple and 15th Street; she’s recovering. Since August, five people have been shot in Rome, one of whom died. Shooting Business: Rome Axe Throwing targets young adults, church and business groups as it opens this weekend. Axe throwing Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Temperatures to… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Tracking Dorian off Georgia’s coast. Business: Honors for CVCU’s Harris; planning commission meets. How to help 53 rescued dogs (photos). A hot and busy weekend ahead.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Tracking Dorian off Georgia’s coast. Business: Honors for CVCU’s Harris; planning commission meets. How to help 53 rescued dogs (photos). A hot and busy weekend ahead.

MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather updates: Dorian targets the Atlantic Coast; conditions easing in Coastal Georgia. Local: High fire danger; a few degrees cooler but hot weekend ahead. Weather Business: Coosa Valley Credit Union’s Andy F. Harris nominated for IMPACT Award from Cartersville Chamber. Rome-Floyd Planning Commission meets today, to tweak East Bend site. Business Georgia Recorder… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Chipotle due in Rome by next summer; changes for Chick-fil-A’s ‘Shipping Container.’ The latest on Hurricane Dorian and Georgia’s coast. Dozens of dogs seized at Wax Road home. Walmart, Kroger respond to mass shootings.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Chipotle due in Rome by next summer; changes for Chick-fil-A’s ‘Shipping Container.’ The latest on Hurricane Dorian and Georgia’s coast. Dozens of dogs seized at Wax Road home. Walmart, Kroger respond to mass shootings.

MORNING REPORT Dining: Chipotle Mexican Grill confirms Rome restaurant opening ‘some point next summer.’ Likely home: East Bend. Chipotle Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Dorian remains a threat to Georgia’s coast; tropical storm, hurricane, storm surge warnings in place. Local: Heat index of 100 due today.  Weather Awaiting Dorian: Salvation Army’s Capt. Jason Smith of Rome serving as… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Hurricane Dorian and threats to Georgia’s coast. ATV accident claims 3-year-old. Work under way on Chick-fil-A distribution center; some hired already. Services set for Jim Mehaffey. Media and business notes. Rome Braves wrap up 2019 season

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Hurricane Dorian and threats to Georgia’s coast. ATV accident claims 3-year-old. Work under way on Chick-fil-A distribution center; some hired already. Services set for Jim Mehaffey. Media and business notes. Rome Braves wrap up 2019 season

MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather Updates: The latest on Hurricane Dorian; Georgia coast under tropical storm, storm surge warnings. Plus: Local forecast. Weather Traffic: 3-year-old dies in fatal ATV accident; second fatality in Northwest Georgia over Labor Day weekend. Services set for Calhoun man who died in Sunday wreck. Updates Business: Chick-fil-A Distribution Center under way in… Read more

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