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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Regional business: Little Caesar’s opens in Rockmart, new boutique in Calhoun, $12 million RV park in Emerson plus county-by-county look at December rise in jobless rate. Subfreezing morning giving way to thaw; 61 and sunny by Saturday. Weekend preview.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Regional business: Little Caesar’s opens in Rockmart, new boutique in Calhoun, $12 million RV park in Emerson plus county-by-county look at December rise in jobless rate. Subfreezing morning giving way to thaw; 61 and sunny by Saturday. Weekend preview.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Regional business: Little Caesar’s opens in Rockmart; Hayloft boutique comes to Calhoun. $12 million RV park planned for Emerson. State historic preservation group meeting in Rome Sept. 18-20. Business Jobs: Unemployment rates rose in December across Northwest Georgia. A county-by-county look. Jobs Ware Mechanical… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Frigid night in Northwest Georgia; another on the way. School, business delays. Sheltering those in need from the cold. County Commission calls meeting to discuss development ‘concept.’ Remembering Adairsville’s killer tornado. Bill Peterson’s chicken chain grows again. Downtown Loft Tours return.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Frigid night in Northwest Georgia; another on the way. School, business delays. Sheltering those in need from the cold. County Commission calls meeting to discuss development ‘concept.’ Remembering Adairsville’s killer tornado. Bill Peterson’s chicken chain grows again. Downtown Loft Tours return.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Morning low of 18 degrees so far, even colder Thursday morning. No black ice reports. Weather Delays for Wednesday: Floyd, Gordon students to report two hours later than normal because of black ice concerns. Normal schedule for Rome. Delays… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Too warm for snow? Warning canceled but snow still expected before noon. Also: Closings and delays. Roger Smith retiring from River City Bank. A new spin on ‘heART art.’ Hot time at Hot Stove Gathering.

Heritage First Headlines: Too warm for snow? Warning canceled but snow still expected before noon. Also: Closings and delays. Roger Smith retiring from River City Bank. A new spin on ‘heART art.’ Hot time at Hot Stove Gathering.

MORNING EDITION Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Upon further review, warning downgraded to watch as temperatures stay in the 40s. Forecast: Less than an inch of snow between 7 and 11 a.m. Weather What’s closed and delayed today: Most schools and colleges are closed. Government offices, some healthcare officers and financial centers to open later today… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Winter storm watch for much of Tuesday. Continuing coverage, including closings and delays. Suspect in quadruple murders in Rockmart arrested in Indianapolis. After four decades, Dr. William Dismuke is passing his dentist practice to Dr. William Edwards.  Services set for Gardner Wright Jr.  Sports updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Winter storm watch for much of Tuesday. Continuing coverage, including closings and delays. Suspect in quadruple murders in Rockmart arrested in Indianapolis. After four decades, Dr. William Dismuke is passing his dentist practice to Dr. William Edwards. Services set for Gardner Wright Jr. Sports updates.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Winter storm watch for Tuesday; at least 1.1 inches of snow due with bitter cold mornings to follow. Latest updates. Weather Closings & Delays: We’ll post any updates on schools and other key Tuesday activities  later today. Please send… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Snow accumulation, black ice potential on Tuesday. Now is time to prepare. Remembering Gardner Wright, Jr., long-time community leader. Flu updates. NWGA Bridal Expo today.

Heritage First Headlines: Snow accumulation, black ice potential on Tuesday. Now is time to prepare. Remembering Gardner Wright, Jr., long-time community leader. Flu updates. NWGA Bridal Expo today.

LATEST HEADLINES Free and clear to navigate: Repairs finished on I-75 South at the Allatoona Dam Road bridge; traffic flowing smoothly Sunday morning. (Friday photo) Updates Sunday’s Floyd County and Bartow County jail reports. MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mostly sunny today and Monday, but all eyes on snow potential on Tuesday with 70%… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Latest in Rockmart shooting as search for suspect continues, victims identified. Man charged in fatal Cartersville crash. Druck Report: Economic Development update soon? Snow coming our way on Tuesday?

Heritage First Headlines: Latest in Rockmart shooting as search for suspect continues, victims identified. Man charged in fatal Cartersville crash. Druck Report: Economic Development update soon? Snow coming our way on Tuesday?

MORNING REPORT Latest on Rockmart shootings: GBI identifies the four people killed, man critically wounded. Search continues for ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect from Cartersville, who was out on parole. Rockmart Suspect charged with vehicular homicide, DUI, 11 other counts in accident that claimed Cartersville man’s life earlier this week. Updates The Druck Report: Expect to hear outline… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: ‘Armed and dangerous’ suspect sought in Rockmart shootings that leave 4 dead, 1 wounded. Georgia Highlands open today after closing for  ‘credible threat’ on Wednesday. I-75 South could be a nightmare again today — and this weekend. Annual chamber awards.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: ‘Armed and dangerous’ suspect sought in Rockmart shootings that leave 4 dead, 1 wounded. Georgia Highlands open today after closing for ‘credible threat’ on Wednesday. I-75 South could be a nightmare again today — and this weekend. Annual chamber awards.

LATEST HEADLINES Numerous reports of black ice on area roads this morning. Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Updated: ‘Armed and dangerous’ suspect sought in murder of two men and two women as well as the wounding of another man in twin shootings in Rockmart Thursday night. Murders Ware Mechanical… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Nearly 2 inches of rain flood some streets. Cheeseburger Bobby’s plans Calhoun comeback. David Guldenschuh column: ‘Without Al Hodge, this community would be nowhere close to where it is today.’ Floyd Schools’ pop-up food market is Feb. 13. Sports milestones celebrated.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Nearly 2 inches of rain flood some streets. Cheeseburger Bobby’s plans Calhoun comeback. David Guldenschuh column: ‘Without Al Hodge, this community would be nowhere close to where it is today.’ Floyd Schools’ pop-up food market is Feb. 13. Sports milestones celebrated.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Ware Mechanical Weather alert: Nearly 2 inches of rain with some roads closed; high water signs out. No snow as temperatures stay too high — but much colder through Saturday.  Latest updates David Guldenschuh: ‘Without Al Hodge, this community… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Business: Finish Line closing at mall? Cave Spring retailer selling everything; new BK in Cartersville sets grand opening. Search on for missing Gordon County man, 88. Another 1.80 inches of rain today, Thursday; hint of snow.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Business: Finish Line closing at mall? Cave Spring retailer selling everything; new BK in Cartersville sets grand opening. Search on for missing Gordon County man, 88. Another 1.80 inches of rain today, Thursday; hint of snow.

LATEST HEADLINES A missing 88-year-old Gordon County man has been found safe in Columbus, Ga. Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Finish Line closing at the mall? Cave Spring retailer specializing in motorcycle accessories and clothing also on the way out, attempting to sell location as well. Cartersville’s new… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Dining: Cheeseburger Bobby’s closes in Calhoun. Thumbs up for Kobe in Carterville. Boil’s back at Crawdaddy’s; Courtyard courts Valentine’s dinners. Harbin extends Immediate Care hours; Polk Medical gets trauma status. More rain on the way.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Dining: Cheeseburger Bobby’s closes in Calhoun. Thumbs up for Kobe in Carterville. Boil’s back at Crawdaddy’s; Courtyard courts Valentine’s dinners. Harbin extends Immediate Care hours; Polk Medical gets trauma status. More rain on the way.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Dining: Cheeseburger Bobby’s closes in Calhoun. Asian food fans will like Kobe Steak & Sushi in Cartersville. Crawdaddy’s begins season Wednesday night boils. Courtyard adds Valentine’s dinner options. Dining Health: Harbin Clinic expands Immediate Care hours seven days a week. Floyd Polk Medical… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Freezing temperatures, brutal wind chill will last until noon today. Community Kitchen marks 10 years, 400,000-plus meals served. Gymboree Outlet in Calhoun closing. Update on former Shorter executive Corey Humphries. Busy day remembering Dr. King. And how about that eclipse!

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Freezing temperatures, brutal wind chill will last until noon today. Community Kitchen marks 10 years, 400,000-plus meals served. Gymboree Outlet in Calhoun closing. Update on former Shorter executive Corey Humphries. Busy day remembering Dr. King. And how about that eclipse!

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Cold and clear today with wind chills in the teens through 11 a.m. Weather Celebrating 10 years and some 400,000 meals served: Rome-Floyd Community Kitchen continues to feed those in need thanks to local volunteers and donations. Community Kitchen Gymboree… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Cold, windy day ahead with wind advisory in effect, gusts up to 40 mph possible. Light snow flurries possible. ‘Night to Shine’ coming to NW Georgia. MLK Celebration Weekend continues.

Heritage First Headlines: Cold, windy day ahead with wind advisory in effect, gusts up to 40 mph possible. Light snow flurries possible. ‘Night to Shine’ coming to NW Georgia. MLK Celebration Weekend continues.

MORNING EDITION Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Wind advisory in effect today with winds between 15-25 mph, gusts up to 40 mph possible. Light snow flurries possible in far north Georgia. High of 39, but colder with wind chill. Forecast Night to Shine 2019: Four Northwest Georgia churches among those worldwide hosting annual special needs prom event… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Investigation continues into man’s body found in Armuchee. Cedartown man killed in crash on US 27. Soggy Saturday, storms possible today. Snow tomorrow? MLK Celebration weekend continues.

Heritage First Headlines: Investigation continues into man’s body found in Armuchee. Cedartown man killed in crash on US 27. Soggy Saturday, storms possible today. Snow tomorrow? MLK Celebration weekend continues.

MORNING EDITION Latest on investigation into death of 35-year-old man found off Lindsey Road in Armuchee with “no obvious signs of trauma”; Body being sent to GBI Crime Lab for autopsy. Body Cedartown man died in in collision on U.S. 27 near Meadow Lakes Friday morning. Fatality Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Soggy Saturday ahead with up to… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Year ends with 800 more jobs (Jan. 1-Dec. 31). Jeanne Krueger named interim chamber director. Watch weekend weather: Warmer, rain Saturday; snow flurries early Sunday. Day 28 of shutdown; local assistance.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Year ends with 800 more jobs (Jan. 1-Dec. 31). Jeanne Krueger named interim chamber director. Watch weekend weather: Warmer, rain Saturday; snow flurries early Sunday. Day 28 of shutdown; local assistance.

LATEST HEADLINES Hays State Prison inmate murdered; investigation under way. Serious accident this morning on U.S. 27 north of Cedartown. Dense fog advisory through 10 this morning for Northwest Georgia. Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Jobs: Rome/Floyd closes the year with 300-job game vs. December 2017 — but down… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: With new players on development authority, what’s next for industrial recruitment? Man dies in Bartow fire; two escape. December: Downer month for Realtors. Shutdown Day 27: Latest impact. Light rain today; more Saturday.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: With new players on development authority, what’s next for industrial recruitment? Man dies in Bartow fire; two escape. December: Downer month for Realtors. Shutdown Day 27: Latest impact. Light rain today; more Saturday.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Amid still-undecided changes in the community’s economic development efforts, new members join Rome-Floyd Development Authority. Changes Man dies in Tuesday fire on Barnsley Gardens Road; body sent to GBI crime lab for identification. Two others were able to escape. It was the second… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Popeye’s adding third restaurant, near Aldi in Cartersville; Wendy’s due on city’s west side. Foundry expands lunch, dining service. Calhoun officer hurt in morning chase. Hufstetler keeps finance chairmanship in Senate. Education updates. Weather: 61 on Saturday, 18 early Monday.

Heritage First Headlines: Popeye’s adding third restaurant, near Aldi in Cartersville; Wendy’s due on city’s west side. Foundry expands lunch, dining service. Calhoun officer hurt in morning chase. Hufstetler keeps finance chairmanship in Senate. Education updates. Weather: 61 on Saturday, 18 early Monday.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Dining: Third new Popeye’s to rise near Aldi in Cartersville; Wendy’s due on westside of town. Foundry Growler Bar expands lunch, dining service. Dining Calhoun officer injured following accident as he chased a suspect; second CPD officer injured in the line of duty… Read more

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