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Heritage First Headlines. Strong gusts, lows in the 20s — in mid November? Two heart-breaking accidents. Heard on the Tweet: Another business surprise? A toast with your toast. Update high school football forecast.

Heritage First Headlines. Strong gusts, lows in the 20s — in mid November? Two heart-breaking accidents. Heard on the Tweet: Another business surprise? A toast with your toast. Update high school football forecast.

MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Rainfall near a half inch; snow in Dalton. Gusts: 33 mph; advisory in effect. Power: 200-plus without service. Wind chill: 33 degrees; freeze warning tonight. Fatality: Calhoun man, 18, killed in Sunday hit-and-run said to be the son of Summerville’s former postmaster who died in a motorcycle crash in June… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. 7 ‘stable’ after chain-reaction accidents on 411. ‘Sausage Dogs’ armed and ready for Optimist Pancake Breakfast. Sam’s Burger-Deli, with 3,000 veterans’ photos, on ‘Good Day’ today. Tuesday’s frigid forecast. John McClellan’s high school playoff picks.

Heritage First Headlines. 7 ‘stable’ after chain-reaction accidents on 411. ‘Sausage Dogs’ armed and ready for Optimist Pancake Breakfast. Sam’s Burger-Deli, with 3,000 veterans’ photos, on ‘Good Day’ today. Tuesday’s frigid forecast. John McClellan’s high school playoff picks.

MORNING REPORT 411 accidents: Latest updates on Sunday evening accidents that sent nine to area hospitals; seven listed as ‘stable’ at Floyd. Meet the ‘Sausage Dogs,’ a team with 200 years experience who will light the griddles again Nov. 23 for the Noon Optimist Club’s Pancake Breakfast. Sam’s Burger-Deli to be featured on ‘Good Day Atlanta’ Monday… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Near-record lows possible Tuesday, Wednesday. Berry’s Edwards’ miracle walk. Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen opening soon in Cedartown. One child killed in Trion crash. Veterans updates. Shorter Hawks end 48-game losing streak.

Heritage First Headlines. Near-record lows possible Tuesday, Wednesday. Berry’s Edwards’ miracle walk. Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen opening soon in Cedartown. One child killed in Trion crash. Veterans updates. Shorter Hawks end 48-game losing streak.

MORNING REPORT Justus Edwards, the Berry Viking left immobilized by a spinal cord injury in September 2018, stuns all by walking to the very spot of that hit on Saturday — 14 months later. Talk about #14strong. Justus Weather: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Freeze warning until 9 a.m. today. Veteran’s Day forecast will be partly sunny,… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Freeze warning until 10 a.m., more freezing temps ahead. Drowned Valley Brewing sets Nov. 27 opening. LYRIKZ replacing Johnny’s New York Style Pizza. Shooting victim honors police, dispatcher.

Heritage First Headlines. Freeze warning until 10 a.m., more freezing temps ahead. Drowned Valley Brewing sets Nov. 27 opening. LYRIKZ replacing Johnny’s New York Style Pizza. Shooting victim honors police, dispatcher.

MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Freeze warning until 10 a.m. and then more cold next week. Latest forecasts. Dining & Drink: Drowned Valley Brewing sets Nov. 27 soft opening in Cartersville. Dining: LYRIKZ, a music-themed restaurant/venue with a comfortable menu, replacing Johnny’s New York Style Pizza on Broad Street. Crime: Victim of recent South Rome… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Dining: Herb Ballenger in the kitchen at Creekside; Barterhouse due in Rockmart. Safety grades for area hospitals. Druck Report: Mark Cochran on commission win, big goals. Weekend: Film festival, expo. Freeze warning tonight. Final regular season high school football games.

Heritage First Headlines. Dining: Herb Ballenger in the kitchen at Creekside; Barterhouse due in Rockmart. Safety grades for area hospitals. Druck Report: Mark Cochran on commission win, big goals. Weekend: Film festival, expo. Freeze warning tonight. Final regular season high school football games.

MORNING REPORT Dining: Herb Ballenger now in the kitchen at Creekside in Cave Spring. Barterhouse Bar and Grill just about ready in Rockmart. Druck Report: Mark Cochran on winning a Rome City Commission seat — and his dazzling blueprint for shaping a very different future for the community. Georgia Health News: Latest safety ratings for… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Aventine update: Hours, menu overview, pre-Thanksgiving opening. 2 lenders join Greater Community Bank. Business honors for Georgia. 10 Governor’s Honors nominees from RHS. Weekend: Film festival, expo, soul food dinner. Rain today, chilly weekend.

Heritage First Headlines. Aventine update: Hours, menu overview, pre-Thanksgiving opening. 2 lenders join Greater Community Bank. Business honors for Georgia. 10 Governor’s Honors nominees from RHS. Weekend: Film festival, expo, soul food dinner. Rain today, chilly weekend.

MORNING REPORT Dining: Updates on Aventine, including opening before Thanksgiving, hours, menu overview, photos.Rome City Brewing’s ‘community cookout’ moves to Nov. 16 (chili). Business: Greater Community Bank welcomes Cartersville lenders Richard Carlton and Tina Hudson. Georgia named top business climate for seventh consecutive year. Downtown: Broad Street, DeSoto Theatre represent Georgia in MSN’s collage of… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. A new City Commission as three challengers win; three incumbents re-elected. Floyd, Atrium combining as healthcare enters new phase. Dulaneys sell Goo-Goo locations.  Chicken Salad Chick parent company sold; comments from Stacy Brown. New thrift store at old Fred’s. Changes to high school competition.

Heritage First Headlines. A new City Commission as three challengers win; three incumbents re-elected. Floyd, Atrium combining as healthcare enters new phase. Dulaneys sell Goo-Goo locations. Chicken Salad Chick parent company sold; comments from Stacy Brown. New thrift store at old Fred’s. Changes to high school competition.

MORNING REPORT Elections: Newcomers Bojo, Cochran win as does returning commissioner Askew. Incumbents Collins, Stevenson and McDaniel re-elected; ‘brunch bill’ easily passes. Election analysis plus commission profiles. Elections/regional: Santini wins new term as mayor in Cartersville. Updates from Bartow, Gordon, Polk counties. Health: Floyd Health System, Atrium Health combining. What it means to the healthcare organization.… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Today’s vote to decide tomorrow’s city government; continuing coverage. Business: Honors for Greater Community Bank; Winthrop Memory Care celebrates. LakePoint Station bowling alley opens Dec. 2. Rome to challenge river polluters. Brian Kemp’s Medicaid plan.

Heritage First Headlines. Today’s vote to decide tomorrow’s city government; continuing coverage. Business: Honors for Greater Community Bank; Winthrop Memory Care celebrates. LakePoint Station bowling alley opens Dec. 2. Rome to challenge river polluters. Brian Kemp’s Medicaid plan.

MORNING REPORT Please vote: ‘Equipment all in place’ for today’s election; precincts open until 7 tonight. Our results coverage starts just after that. Business: Greater Community Bank earns ‘Banky Award’ from The Institute for Extraordinary Banking. LakePoint Station’s 12-lane bowling alley opens Dec. 2. Business: Winthrop Memory Care Center celebrates ribbon-cutting in East Rome. Labor Department,… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Rome’s Carol Rutledge to help decorate the White House for Christmas. Election decision: Four more years vs. time for change? Updates at La Scala. A jump at the pump. John McClellan’s high school picks.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Rome’s Carol Rutledge to help decorate the White House for Christmas. Election decision: Four more years vs. time for change? Updates at La Scala. A jump at the pump. John McClellan’s high school picks.

MORNING REPORT Local master gardener/entrepreneur Carol Rutledge selected as one of 150 volunteers to decorate the White House for Christmas this season. Designing woman Dining: La Scala adds wine, tapas area as part of latest update on Broad Street. Help wanted: Full-time oyster shucker at Crawdaddy’s. Hiring, construction continue at Del Taco in West Rome. Dining Elections:… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Rezoning request for Housing Authority project heads to City Commission. Election forecast: Under 20% turnout. Frost advisory until 9 a.m. Coosa wins state volleyball title. Walmart Health Center coming to Calhoun.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Rezoning request for Housing Authority project heads to City Commission. Election forecast: Under 20% turnout. Frost advisory until 9 a.m. Coosa wins state volleyball title. Walmart Health Center coming to Calhoun.

MORNING REPORT Rezoning request for new Housing Authority project proposed near Summerville Park to go before City Commission on Monday. Rezoning Elections: Turnout of less than 20% predicted in city elections. Polls open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Weather: Sunny, high near 67. Please vote Cartersville man pleads guilty to drug charges tied to death… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Old Johnson School property up for auction. Dos Bros Mexican Grill now open. Freeze warning until 10 a.m. Coosa volleyball in state championship today.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Old Johnson School property up for auction. Dos Bros Mexican Grill now open. Freeze warning until 10 a.m. Coosa volleyball in state championship today.

MORNING REPORT Business: Old Johnson Elementary School property on Morrison Campground Road to be auctioned by Dempsey Auction Co. on November 22. Business Dining: Dos Bros Mexican Grill now open daily from 10:45 a.m. to 9 p.m. off Shorter Avenue. Dos Bros Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Freeze warning until 10 a.m. Sunshine, high near 60. Daylight Saving… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Freeze warning until 10 a.m. Freeze watch tonight. Former Rome doctor charged with rape now out of jail. Final day for advance voting.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Freeze warning until 10 a.m. Freeze watch tonight. Former Rome doctor charged with rape now out of jail. Final day for advance voting.

MORNING REPORT Athens police: Former Rome doctor charged with rape, aggravated assault of Athens woman now out of jail on $50,700 bond. Solomon Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Freeze warning in effect until 10 a.m. Freeze watch in effect tonight through Saturday. Gorgeous fall weekend with temps in upper 50s. Frosty mornings possible Saturday-Monday. Weather Education: Berry… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Changes ahead for Lewis Chemical Co. as owners plan to retire. Tricky Halloween forecast: Flood watch until 8 p.m., Nearly 2 inches already and more ahead. Latest updates on tonight’s Halloween events. Education and Health updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Changes ahead for Lewis Chemical Co. as owners plan to retire. Tricky Halloween forecast: Flood watch until 8 p.m., Nearly 2 inches already and more ahead. Latest updates on tonight’s Halloween events. Education and Health updates.

MORNING REPORT Business: Lewis Chemical transitioning to an ’employee owned’ company as owners Gregg and Diane Lewis look to retire to Florida at year’s end. Plus, new leadership for Floyd GOP as Lewis steps down. Business Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Tricky forecast for Halloween! Flood watch continues until 8 p.m. Nearly 2 inches of rain already,… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Two-plus inches of rain now through Friday; severe weather possible; Halloween updates. Little Caesar’s due to open today in East Rome. Road to I-75 gets a new twist. Coosa Volleyball in state title fight again.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Two-plus inches of rain now through Friday; severe weather possible; Halloween updates. Little Caesar’s due to open today in East Rome. Road to I-75 gets a new twist. Coosa Volleyball in state title fight again.

MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather Center: At least 2 inches of rain, slight potential for severe weather, now through Thursday. Latest delays, changes because of the forecast. Continuing updates.  Weather Halloween Headlines: Updates on community celebrations and any weather-related issues. Some delays, cancellations already. Halloween Dining: Little Caesar’s is ‘back and better than ever’ in East… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. T-minus one week for city elections; 111 vote Monday. Floyd using prevent defense on flu. Halloween Headlines – with tricky weather; 2.3 inches of rain possible.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. T-minus one week for city elections; 111 vote Monday. Floyd using prevent defense on flu. Halloween Headlines – with tricky weather; 2.3 inches of rain possible.

MORNING REPORT Elections: It all comes down to a week from today. Guaranteed: 2 commissioners will get new terms; 1 new face. ‘Brunch bill’ should pass. 111 new votes Monday. Floyd, Polk and Cherokee medical centers restricting visitors as flu season kicks inn. Flu Buzz:  Riley Green due at Forum River Center Jan. 10. Georgia Power Foundation… Read more

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