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First National Community Bank headlines. Rome man dies in Polk accident on Ga. 101. Work under way on new warehouse/headquarters. Fairfield Inn due later this month. Voccio on COVID updates. Georgia’s first flu death this season.

First National Community Bank headlines. Rome man dies in Polk accident on Ga. 101. Work under way on new warehouse/headquarters. Fairfield Inn due later this month. Voccio on COVID updates. Georgia’s first flu death this season.

Today’s first headlines: Services set for Rome man who died in a Monday evening accident on Ga. 101 near Dean Road in Polk County. Business: Ground broken on 420,000-square-foot warehouse off Ga. 53 by company that bought Big Time Products. Also: Look for the Fairfield Inn at the tennis center to open in a few… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Raceway opens in West Rome on Dec. 8. Former Fred’s sold; Realtors honored. Dwight Stout returns to Greater Community Bank. 3 more COVID deaths in NW Georgia; 4 ‘probable.’ Cartersville, Rockmart, Plainville parades tonight.

First National Community Bank headlines. Raceway opens in West Rome on Dec. 8. Former Fred’s sold; Realtors honored. Dwight Stout returns to Greater Community Bank. 3 more COVID deaths in NW Georgia; 4 ‘probable.’ Cartersville, Rockmart, Plainville parades tonight.

Today’s first headlines: Business: RaceWay in West Rome to open on Dec. 8; to feature hot food, coffee and fountain drinks, and dedicated ‘diesel island. ‘ Business: Sale closes on former Fred’s in Armuchee; 24/7 storage on the way. 3 honored at Greater Rome Realtors’ luncheon. Planning Commission to review Crestwood land, changes for coffee,… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Crowds, Christmas line Broad Street — and more parades are on the way. November’s COVID toll was the lightest in several months. Powers-Smith named Rome chamber president. Toys for Tots gets key boost; Santa Bike Patrol, too..

First National Community Bank headlines. Crowds, Christmas line Broad Street — and more parades are on the way. November’s COVID toll was the lightest in several months. Powers-Smith named Rome chamber president. Toys for Tots gets key boost; Santa Bike Patrol, too..

Today’s first headlines: Parade: A gorgeous night, a spirited crowd and a steady stream of floats, bands and trucks rocked Broad Street Tuesday night as the Christmas parade returned. Plus: Eight more parades set across Northwest Georgia. 32 COVID deaths, 18 ‘probable’ deaths in NW Georgia in November; lowest since August. 20 virus patients in… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Site of Buffalo Wild Wings on the market; latest Rome home sales reports. Great night for Christmas parade. COVID: Floyd, Polk residents die; 19 in Rome hospitals.

First National Community Bank headlines. Site of Buffalo Wild Wings on the market; latest Rome home sales reports. Great night for Christmas parade. COVID: Floyd, Polk residents die; 19 in Rome hospitals.

Today’s first headlines: Business: New home of Buffalo Wild Wings on the market for just over $3 million. October was an up month for Greater Rome Realtors. Parade: The weather looks great and the almost-final lineup is out for tonight’s Rome Christmas Parade. It starts at 6:30 p.m. and also will be on Facebook Live.… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Newsletter on NW Georgia’s 2021 — and how to classify it. Housing boom: 4,000 new residences? Elections implosion; return of a King. Peaks & Valleys. John McCellan’s penultimate picks for the season.

First National Community Bank headlines. Newsletter on NW Georgia’s 2021 — and how to classify it. Housing boom: 4,000 new residences? Elections implosion; return of a King. Peaks & Valleys. John McCellan’s penultimate picks for the season.

Hometown Newsletter: With a month to go, how will we remember 2021? Housing boom grows louder — 4,000 residences, at least on paper. What we’re watching: End of the elections board and return of the King (Joey)? Peaks & Valleys: Trains, train wrecks (elections) and a needed early alert. Also today: NBC: 2 cases of… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Collision claims life of Silver Creek man, 50. River Remedy Brewery just about ready; video and photos. Six Christmas parade this week beginning Tuesday. Clear, cool week ahead.

First National Community Bank headlines. Collision claims life of Silver Creek man, 50. River Remedy Brewery just about ready; video and photos. Six Christmas parade this week beginning Tuesday. Clear, cool week ahead.

Today’s first headlines: Silver Creek man dies in collision at Ga. 101 and Pleasant Valley Road on Saturday. He’s the 23rd person to die on Rome/Floyd roads this year. Dining & Drink: River Remedy Brewery¬†almost ready. Take a video tour and see a few snaps below as well. Christmas parades dominate the week — Tuesday,… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Weekend observations: Why isn’t Small Business Saturday a bigger deal here? Dozens more rail cars parked just around the bend from Glenn Milner. High school football playoff updates. Sunny, mid 50s through Sunday.

First National Community Bank headlines. Weekend observations: Why isn’t Small Business Saturday a bigger deal here? Dozens more rail cars parked just around the bend from Glenn Milner. High school football playoff updates. Sunny, mid 50s through Sunday.

Today’s first headlines: Georgia health officials tracking newest COVID variant, ‘Omicron;’ again urge vaccinations. Weekend observations: #SmallBizSat needs a steroid shot, special sales — and the support of area shoppers anxious to keep their dollars working in Northwest Georgia. The Georgia Thunderbolts’ ‘Take it Slow’ gets airtime on Paramount+’s Mayor of Kingstown on Sunday as… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Business: Goodyear new president at Summit Hill; home sales down in Bartow, Gordon; prices jump. Living Nativity returns Dec. 22-24. Much cooler today.

First National Community Bank headlines. Business: Goodyear new president at Summit Hill; home sales down in Bartow, Gordon; prices jump. Living Nativity returns Dec. 22-24. Much cooler today.

Today’s first headlines: Business: Summit Hill names Steve Goodyear president. Also: Bartow, Gordon counties see home sales slow in October — but the average price of those that sold jumped 12.7% to 33.8% Vaccine rates actually are a bit lower than first reported for NW Georgia as the state makes corrections. Lovejoy Baptist Church to… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Happy Thanksgiving. Opening set for multimillion-dollar cold storage center in Bartow. October jobs updates. Reaccreditation for Rome Police, Floyd Sheriff’s Office. Floyd loses another resident to COVID. Those railroad cars no moving soon.

First National Community Bank headlines. Happy Thanksgiving. Opening set for multimillion-dollar cold storage center in Bartow. October jobs updates. Reaccreditation for Rome Police, Floyd Sheriff’s Office. Floyd loses another resident to COVID. Those railroad cars no moving soon.

Today’s first headlines: Business: Agile Cold Storage plans Dec. 15 grand opening of 150,000-square-foot campus in Cartersville, employing up to 70 people. Jobs:¬†Record-low unemployment rates recorded again in October for Floyd, Bartow counties. Plus: Regional report. Rome Police, Floyd County Sheriff’s Office earn reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. Norfolk Southern… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Harbor Freight Tools coming to Calhoun’s former Office Depot by spring. Mount Vernon Mills’ blaze was set; reward offered. Rome Christmas Parade to be in a movie. Thanksgiving forecast: 63, sunny.

First National Community Bank headlines. Harbor Freight Tools coming to Calhoun’s former Office Depot by spring. Mount Vernon Mills’ blaze was set; reward offered. Rome Christmas Parade to be in a movie. Thanksgiving forecast: 63, sunny.

Today’s first headlines: Business: Harbor Freight Tools hopes to open in former Office Depot spot by spring, bringing 25 to 30 jobs to Calhoun. Movie crew to capture scenes from Rome’s Christmas parade on Nov. 30. Grand marshal is Doug Walker. Plus: Latest lineup (75 floats, six bands and …) Insurance commissioner: Mount Vernon Mills… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Atrium Health Floyd’s first move: Stand-alone emergency care center in Chattooga. 3 more COVID deaths in Floyd. National victory for Rome gingerbread duo. Remembering Harold Storey and the chamber’s Scotty Clark.

First National Community Bank headlines. Atrium Health Floyd’s first move: Stand-alone emergency care center in Chattooga. 3 more COVID deaths in Floyd. National victory for Rome gingerbread duo. Remembering Harold Storey and the chamber’s Scotty Clark.

Today’s first headlines: Atrium Health Floyd plans $18.5 million, 24/7 freestanding emergency care center in Chattooga County with a staff of 40. COVID claims 3 more Floyd County residents since Friday. 26 virus patients in Rome hospitals on Monday. Fresh from winning Monday’s night’s ‘Holiday Baking Championship: Gingerbread Showdown,’ Megan Ware and Kate White will… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines: Remembering Harold Storey. E-commerce, pandemic changes, location behind surge in Gordon County projects. More Varsity rumors. Parts of a church oak tree at the heart of a Bartow couple’s story lives on. Much colder tonight.

First National Community Bank headlines: Remembering Harold Storey. E-commerce, pandemic changes, location behind surge in Gordon County projects. More Varsity rumors. Parts of a church oak tree at the heart of a Bartow couple’s story lives on. Much colder tonight.

Today’s first headlines: Remembering Harold Storey, 99: A devoted husband and father, businessman and community leader, veteran of World War II Newsletter: Gordon County is surging because of e-commerce, pandemic changes to the economy and location. More Varsity rumors, ‘A. Dam’ good idea and a couple of anniversaries. Home is where the ‘heart’ is this… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines: Business — Popeye’s just about ready in East Rome; Harbor Freight heading to Calhoun; chamber expo moves to January. Health experts: Get COVID, flu vaccines now to enjoy holidays. Cooler air on the way.

First National Community Bank headlines: Business — Popeye’s just about ready in East Rome; Harbor Freight heading to Calhoun; chamber expo moves to January. Health experts: Get COVID, flu vaccines now to enjoy holidays. Cooler air on the way.

Today’s first headlines: Business: Popeye’s adds signage, landscaping in preparation of East Rome opening. Harbor Freight coming to Calhoun; third area location. Rome Floyd Chamber Expo shifts to Jan. 13. Health experts recommending a different type of ‘double’ as the holidays begin: COVID and flu vaccines. Ahead of the headlines: Rome City Commission meets Monday;… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines: Already some nibbles for Turner McCall hotel. Kemp signs bill trashing Floyd elections board, allowing political appointments. 2 more COVID deaths; latest hospitals and schools updates. Cool, sunny weekend.

First National Community Bank headlines: Already some nibbles for Turner McCall hotel. Kemp signs bill trashing Floyd elections board, allowing political appointments. 2 more COVID deaths; latest hospitals and schools updates. Cool, sunny weekend.

Today’s first headlines: Business: Hotel just off Turner McCall, Avenue A on the market. Coosa Valley Credit Union, members finally get a chance to celebrate the new office at 1307 Redmond Road. Courts: Final two suspects in the Neo Nazi terror group charged in Floyd County in January 2020 sentenced Friday. 2 COVID deaths in… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines: Plan calls for Scooter’s coffee drive-through, oil change shop to replace American Legion on Shorter. Yet another massive warehouse proposed for Gordon County. Latest COVID updates. Christmas trees already on sale. Cooler weekend ahead.

First National Community Bank headlines: Plan calls for Scooter’s coffee drive-through, oil change shop to replace American Legion on Shorter. Yet another massive warehouse proposed for Gordon County. Latest COVID updates. Christmas trees already on sale. Cooler weekend ahead.

Today’s first headlines: Business: Scooter’s drive-through coffee shop, oil change location proposed for American Legion site. Plus: Rome Chamber earns accreditation. Business: Make that triplets — another 1.84 million square feet of warehouse space worth $190 million planned in Gordon County near recently announced Union Grove projects. Floyd County posts another COVID death Thursday. 26… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines: 20 years for first terrorist suspect. No ‘dam’ joke — cleverly named food truck park/beer garden opens in Cartersville. Buffalo Wild Wings due by March in Rome. It’s twins: Million-square-foot complex to join another planned Gordon development. Floyd work force jumps to 41,500.

First National Community Bank headlines: 20 years for first terrorist suspect. No ‘dam’ joke — cleverly named food truck park/beer garden opens in Cartersville. Buffalo Wild Wings due by March in Rome. It’s twins: Million-square-foot complex to join another planned Gordon development. Floyd work force jumps to 41,500.

Today’s first headlines: Courts: The first of three suspected Neo Nazi terror group members charged in Floyd County in January 2018 in murder plot gets 20 years. Business: A. Dam Food Truck Park and Beer Garden opens in Cartersville. Rome’s Buffalo Wild Wings to open in March. Karma Sports Bar to replace buffet; entertainment site… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines: Latest Broad Street sale should bring 4 to 5 more apartments downtown. Texas Roadhouse opens in Cartersville. 2 ‘probable’ COVID deaths in Bartow. High of 73 and then cooler by the weekend.

First National Community Bank headlines: Latest Broad Street sale should bring 4 to 5 more apartments downtown. Texas Roadhouse opens in Cartersville. 2 ‘probable’ COVID deaths in Bartow. High of 73 and then cooler by the weekend.

Today’s first headlines: Business: Latest Broad Street sale should mean 4 to 5 new apartments. Texas Roadhouse now open in Cartersville. Ribbon-cutting set on new Bartow manufacturer. Rome’s Salvation Army Family Store comes home to Second Avenue. 2 more ‘probable’ deaths in Bartow posted Tuesday. 32 COVID patients at Atrium Health Floyd, Redmond on Tuesday,… Read more

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