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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Spirit Halloween returning to Toys R Us; fencing now wraps old Kmart. ‘Drug den’ demolished; crackdown promised. Latest jobs update. Busy Weekend guide. Health, nonprofits updates. Mid 90s through Sunday.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Spirit Halloween returning to Toys R Us; fencing now wraps old Kmart. ‘Drug den’ demolished; crackdown promised. Latest jobs update. Busy Weekend guide. Health, nonprofits updates. Mid 90s through Sunday.

  LATEST HEADLINES Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ decision to allow Georgia to take part in ‘creative, new ways’ to access student performance could have big impact on Floyd, Polk, Calhoun and Trion schools. Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Spirit Halloween again to haunt the former Toys R Us… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Lights out for Plant Hammond; 30 employees remain for ‘wind down’ mode. Chicken Salad Chick job fair Sunday. Chicken restaurant upsizes in Calhoun; Bar Olympics return. Back-to-school updates. No break in the heat through the weekend.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Lights out for Plant Hammond; 30 employees remain for ‘wind down’ mode. Chicken Salad Chick job fair Sunday. Chicken restaurant upsizes in Calhoun; Bar Olympics return. Back-to-school updates. No break in the heat through the weekend.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Georgia Power gets OK to close Plant Hammond; operations continue in ‘winding down’ mode. 30 employees still there monitoring systems for now.  Home page Food & Drink: Chicken Salad Chick job fair is Sunday. Krispy Krunchy Chicken opens Calhoun shop. ‘Bar Olympics’… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Sage Cottage gets new owners. Create DIY Workplace opens. Rome Schools offer bus plan. DeSoto celebrating 90 years next month.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Sage Cottage gets new owners. Create DIY Workplace opens. Rome Schools offer bus plan. DeSoto celebrating 90 years next month.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Sage Cottage in Adairsville under new ownership, grand ‘reopening’ is Aug. 10. Create DIY Workshop has grand opening Friday. Business Final call on Georgia Power’s plan to close Plant Hammond due this morning from Public Service Commission; 40 staffers who stay… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Surge in senior living options in Floyd, Bartow counties. Bucket o’ Shrimp has soft opening Tuesday. Podcasts: Census, Rome elections with Wendy Davis; today’s headlines. Courtyard decking the halls this Friday. Mid 90s storm back this week.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Surge in senior living options in Floyd, Bartow counties. Bucket o’ Shrimp has soft opening Tuesday. Podcasts: Census, Rome elections with Wendy Davis; today’s headlines. Courtyard decking the halls this Friday. Mid 90s storm back this week.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Surge in senior living options with new developments, expansions and renovations under way at multiple locations in Floyd, Bartow counties. Trends Updated: What’s on the food radar: Bucket o Shrimp ribbon cutting, soft opening is Tuesday. ‘So close’ for Thatchers in Summerville.… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Downtown Cartersville ‘Going Nuts’ with popcorn shop; bridal boutique now open. Community back-to-school prayer event. Latest indictments. More rain ahead this week.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Downtown Cartersville ‘Going Nuts’ with popcorn shop; bridal boutique now open. Community back-to-school prayer event. Latest indictments. More rain ahead this week.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Downtown Cartersville is “Going Nuts” with new business specializing in popcorn, roasted nuts. Also: Bridal boutique now open. LakePoint adding live streaming, video content. Business Education: Life Church of Rome hosting community back-to-school prayer event on July 26. Rundown of when… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. $6.2 million renovation at local nursing home. Services today for Rome High/Berry grad killed in boating accident. Home sales up. Weekend guide.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. $6.2 million renovation at local nursing home. Services today for Rome High/Berry grad killed in boating accident. Home sales up. Weekend guide.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Health: At least $6.2 million in updates, expansion under way at PruittHealth-Rome near the mall. Health Services set for Rome High, Berry College graduate Brandon ‘B-Dub’ Wilson who died in a weekend boating collision; family and friends start donations page for his… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Bucket o Shrimp expects to open on Wednesday. Former Rome dad dies in boating accident. Demolition permits in hand for old Kmart in Rome. Weekend: Superheroes, new folk artist, rodeo, fish fry. Cooler temps by Sunday, Monday.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Bucket o Shrimp expects to open on Wednesday. Former Rome dad dies in boating accident. Demolition permits in hand for old Kmart in Rome. Weekend: Superheroes, new folk artist, rodeo, fish fry. Cooler temps by Sunday, Monday.

  LATEST HEADLINES Services set for Rome High, Berry College graduate Brandon ‘B-Dub’ Wilson who died in a weekend boating collision; family and friends start donations page for his two sons’ college expenses. Brandon Wilson Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Dining: Bucket o’ Shrimp expected to open next Wednesday… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Rome woman, 85, dies from wreck injuries. Teens, 13, arrested in PHS vandalism. More ‘Hep A” concerns in Bartow. Dos Bros. Mexican Grill due in 2-3 months. Kangaroo Jake’s closes. Interviews: The Battle for Summerville Park plus changes at RACA (beer festival date moving).

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Rome woman, 85, dies from wreck injuries. Teens, 13, arrested in PHS vandalism. More ‘Hep A” concerns in Bartow. Dos Bros. Mexican Grill due in 2-3 months. Kangaroo Jake’s closes. Interviews: The Battle for Summerville Park plus changes at RACA (beer festival date moving).

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Rome woman, 85, dies from injuries sustained in Sunday afternoon accident. Fatality Dos Bros Mexican Grill adds signage, hopes to open in two to thre months off Shorter. Nanny G’s at the Covered Bridge bakery opening in Euharlee. Buffalo Luke’s to replace… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Heavy equipment ready for Kmart demolition. Heat index of 105 Tuesday; more of the same today. Sheriff’s deputy fired days after key new assignment. Business, education updates. Podcast: Keith Mickler on the heat — and varmints.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Heavy equipment ready for Kmart demolition. Heat index of 105 Tuesday; more of the same today. Sheriff’s deputy fired days after key new assignment. Business, education updates. Podcast: Keith Mickler on the heat — and varmints.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Heavy equipment on site at old Kmart; no demolition just yet. Jonathan Jones joins River City Bank as vice president/senior credit administrator. SuperCuts coming to Publix center in Rome. Business Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Tuesday’s heat index hit 105 with a… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. No break in the heat; it was 100 here on Monday. One dead in I-75 crash. Summerville Park residents ask city for help in hotel fight.  No back-to-school sales tax holiday again Georgia (see neighboring states). Plus health, business, religion updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. No break in the heat; it was 100 here on Monday. One dead in I-75 crash. Summerville Park residents ask city for help in hotel fight. No back-to-school sales tax holiday again Georgia (see neighboring states). Plus health, business, religion updates.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Another sizzler on the way after Monday’s high got to 100. Still watching Gulf area for potential tropical depression. Weather Passenger dies after Explorer overturns on I-75 north near Adairsville Monday evening. Fatality Summerville Park neighbors ask City… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Catching up with Tygar Evans: He’s now principal of an Alabama high school. Rough holiday on local, state roads. Area veteran dies before taking final ride in his dream pickup. Hiring begins at Bucket o Shrimp, Popeye’s. Podcast: John McClellan on 2019 high school football.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Catching up with Tygar Evans: He’s now principal of an Alabama high school. Rough holiday on local, state roads. Area veteran dies before taking final ride in his dream pickup. Hiring begins at Bucket o Shrimp, Popeye’s. Podcast: John McClellan on 2019 high school football.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Catching up with Dr. J. Tygar Evans: The principal who helped Rome High earn national recognition once again leads a high school, this time in Tuscaloosa. Tygar Evans Dining: Hiring begins at Bucket o Shrimp in East Rome, Popeye’s in West Rome.… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Claremont House sold to Minnesota design team, no plans to reopen B&B. 19 die on Georgia roads; 7 in one collision. Cow Appreciation Day returns Tuesday. Japanese Steakhouse opens in Cedartown. Weekend guide and week ahead. Summer sizzle continues.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Claremont House sold to Minnesota design team, no plans to reopen B&B. 19 die on Georgia roads; 7 in one collision. Cow Appreciation Day returns Tuesday. Japanese Steakhouse opens in Cedartown. Weekend guide and week ahead. Summer sizzle continues.

  LATEST HEADLINES At least 19 die in Georgia traffic accidents so far this Independence Day weekend including seven in five-vehicle collision on I-85 in Northeast Georgia. Fatalities Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Minnesota contractors, specializing in Victorian home restorations, purchase Claremont House, but no immediate plans to… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Cartersville man denied bond in West Virginia drug case. Georgia’s ‘agritourism’ booming. Korean War vet turned artist to be featured at Harbin gallery. Services today for local couple married 70 years, who died days apart. Another hot one, heat index near 101.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Cartersville man denied bond in West Virginia drug case. Georgia’s ‘agritourism’ booming. Korean War vet turned artist to be featured at Harbin gallery. Services today for local couple married 70 years, who died days apart. Another hot one, heat index near 101.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT WVNews: Fourth Cartersville man denied bond on drug charges tied to death of woman who’s severed remains were found at the Bartow Co. Landfill last August. Latest Georgia’s “agritourism” is booming and one of the best examples is just up the road… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Ahead of the headlines: Vote on new restaurant zoning; bank branch for sale.  Independence Day pictures.Meet a 94-year-old school crossing guard. Weekend: Lots of music — and baseball. Weather: Heat hanging in into next week

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Ahead of the headlines: Vote on new restaurant zoning; bank branch for sale. Independence Day pictures.Meet a 94-year-old school crossing guard. Weekend: Lots of music — and baseball. Weather: Heat hanging in into next week

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Ahead of the headlines: Expect a quick ‘yes’ vote on West Third restaurant proposal. Updates on East Bend (Kmart) TAD agreement. Bank branch (no changes there) offered for $2.16 million. Quick work at two Cartersville projects. What’s next Expanded gallery (21 pictures)… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Happy 243rd birthday, America! Celebrations continue today in Rome, Cave Spring, Cartersville, Calhoun. Floyd Sheriff forms gang unit. Regional jobs report a positive so far in 2019. Business: Updates from River City Bank, the chamber. Weekend: Lots of music. Weather: Hour-by-hour forecast.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Happy 243rd birthday, America! Celebrations continue today in Rome, Cave Spring, Cartersville, Calhoun. Floyd Sheriff forms gang unit. Regional jobs report a positive so far in 2019. Business: Updates from River City Bank, the chamber. Weekend: Lots of music. Weather: Hour-by-hour forecast.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Independence Day guide: Parades, parties and pyrotechnics. What’s on tap today and tonight in Northwest Georgia. Independence Day Floyd County Sheriff’s Office activates gang unit; first arrests follow jail brawl. Jobs: County by county, employment reports for the first five months of… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Fireworks tonight at Ridge Ferry Park from Parks & Rec; what to know. Missy Kendrick named president of economic development for Rome/Floyd County. Weather: Mid 90s today; hour-by-hour forecast for this evening.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Fireworks tonight at Ridge Ferry Park from Parks & Rec; what to know. Missy Kendrick named president of economic development for Rome/Floyd County. Weather: Mid 90s today; hour-by-hour forecast for this evening.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Missy Kendrick named president of Economic Development for Rome and Floyd County. Included: Audio interview with the new president. Kendrick Celebrating Independence Day:  2019 Patriotic Party at Ridge Ferry Park opens today at noon; fireworks tonight at 9:45. Plus: Independence Day parades,… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Summerville Park escalates opposition to planned Sleep Inn. Shooting death in Cedartown under investigation. Podcast: As work begins on medical wing at jail, sheriff prepares for more changes. Independence Day plans — and sizzling forecast. Remembering Dr. Laurie Johnson.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Summerville Park escalates opposition to planned Sleep Inn. Shooting death in Cedartown under investigation. Podcast: As work begins on medical wing at jail, sheriff prepares for more changes. Independence Day plans — and sizzling forecast. Remembering Dr. Laurie Johnson.

  LATEST HEADLINES Business: Missy Kendrick named president of Economic Development for Rome and Floyd County. Included: Audio interview with the new president. President Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Summerville Park residents expand fight to prevent Sleep Inn from being built on Martha Berry at Charlton Street. Summerville Park Investigation… Read more

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