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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Too close to home: Rockmart quadruple murder in January classified as one of 21 mass murders in U.S. this year. Updates on Little Caesar’s, Redmond Urgent Care. Celebrating the DeSoto. High school scrimmage updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Too close to home: Rockmart quadruple murder in January classified as one of 21 mass murders in U.S. this year. Updates on Little Caesar’s, Redmond Urgent Care. Celebrating the DeSoto. High school scrimmage updates.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Grim reminder: Rockmart quadruple murder in January listed among ’21 mass shootings in the United States in 2019′ and in other references. Too close to home Business: Little Caesar’s in East Rome picking up speed, to complete with Domino’s barely a block away.… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Callier Springs Country Club fire remains a mystery; course remains open. Busy week in local politics. DeSoto celebrates nine decades. Big week for high school football scrimmages.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Callier Springs Country Club fire remains a mystery; course remains open. Busy week in local politics. DeSoto celebrates nine decades. Big week for high school football scrimmages.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT 15 months later, still no cause in fire that gutted Callier Springs Country Club as cleanup — and golfing — continue. Fire marshal says the building wasn’t insured while the course was. Fire Services pending for 2018 Rome High graduate killed in traffic… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. El Paso shooting hits close to home for Rome woman; another massacre overnight in Dayton, Ohio; combined death toll: 29. Ruth and Naomi Women’s Shelter opens Tuesday. Education updates. Weekend! in photos.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. El Paso shooting hits close to home for Rome woman; another massacre overnight in Dayton, Ohio; combined death toll: 29. Ruth and Naomi Women’s Shelter opens Tuesday. Education updates. Weekend! in photos.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Carnage continues: 9 dead, 16 injured in overnight attack in Dayton, Ohio. El Paso shooting hits close to home for Rome woman. Death toll remains at 20. Carnage After 15 months of renovations and fundraising, the Ruth and Naomi Women’s Shelter set… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Demolition begins at Kmart and outparcels. Vice President Mike Pence visits Rome. Sleep Inn developer pauses on Summerville Park. Weekend! guide.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Demolition begins at Kmart and outparcels. Vice President Mike Pence visits Rome. Sleep Inn developer pauses on Summerville Park. Weekend! guide.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Kmart’s demolition begins with much more yet to go. Photos with simultaneous work at main building, gas station and outparcel building. Business Vice President Mike Pence visits Northwest Georgia (Barnsley) on Friday. Air Force Two takes off from Rome’s Russell Field. Pence Education:… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Vice President Pence in Rome this afternoon. Bartow’s ‘boom’ continues with huge office project. Downtown Rome’s success highlighted in Georgia Trend. Rome, Polk schools open today; celebrating Main Elementary. VP Mike Pence on the way? Lookout, weekend: Busy Saturday ahead.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Vice President Pence in Rome this afternoon. Bartow’s ‘boom’ continues with huge office project. Downtown Rome’s success highlighted in Georgia Trend. Rome, Polk schools open today; celebrating Main Elementary. VP Mike Pence on the way? Lookout, weekend: Busy Saturday ahead.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Vice President Mike Pence due in Rome, Northwest Georgia this afternoon following speech in Atlanta. Air Force Two leaves Russell Airport at 3:35 p.m. Guess who’s coming for lunch? ‘Bartow Boom’ continues: 777,000-square-foot, three-building Class A office park to start construction later… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Back-to-school: County students return; live updates; watch Pepperell traffic. Unity starts new year debt free. Rome Schools buy bus maintenance/parking site. Update on Sleep Inn standoff? Two held following gunfire at Armuchee Park. Todd Wofford on changes at, growth of parks & rec (Druck Report).

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Back-to-school: County students return; live updates; watch Pepperell traffic. Unity starts new year debt free. Rome Schools buy bus maintenance/parking site. Update on Sleep Inn standoff? Two held following gunfire at Armuchee Park. Todd Wofford on changes at, growth of parks & rec (Druck Report).

  LATEST HEADLINES Summerville Park homeowners: Northwest Georgia Housing Authority interested in hotel site for 12-unit senior housing project. Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Summerville man charged, second suspect sought following gunfire reports at Armuchee Park.  Arrest Jobs: Bartow saw growth in labor force, fewer jobless claims in June. Plus:… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Chicken Salad Chick opens Aug. 27. Davis on GPB’s Political Rewind. Bizarre arrest at Johnson Elementary. Back-to-school updates; Darlington had 90 AP Scholars for 2018-19.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Chicken Salad Chick opens Aug. 27. Davis on GPB’s Political Rewind. Bizarre arrest at Johnson Elementary. Back-to-school updates; Darlington had 90 AP Scholars for 2018-19.

  LATEST HEADLINES Here’s today’s real power lunch: Whit’s Eighth Annual Lemonade/Cookie Stand benefiting the Open Door Home. Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Dining: Stacy’s Chicken Salad Chick’s grand opening in Rome is Aug. 27. Open soon What we’re hearing…:  Wendy Davis returns to GPB’s Political Rewind today at 2… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Dining & Drink: New breweries coming to Cartersville, Calhoun; two new restaurants set for Gordon as well. Prime time for Harvest Moon. Education: Back-to-school updates; Milestones’ report. Politics: Debates tonight, Wednesday; Democrats meet Thursday.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Dining & Drink: New breweries coming to Cartersville, Calhoun; two new restaurants set for Gordon as well. Prime time for Harvest Moon. Education: Back-to-school updates; Milestones’ report. Politics: Debates tonight, Wednesday; Democrats meet Thursday.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Dining & Drink: New breweries on the way in downtown Cartersville and Calhoun.  Atlanta Eats branching out to Harvest Moon on Thursday. Duke’s owner trying pizza next in Calhoun. Buffalo Luke’s on the way, too. D&D Floyd County Schools: Our students… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. What businesses at coming to The Lofts at Third & Broad (and more downtown changes). Politics: Busy month in local, federal politics; Druck Report on the Democrats running for president. Headlines ahead: Summerville Park petition booms; some schools start this Thursday?

Latest Heritage First Headlines. What businesses at coming to The Lofts at Third & Broad (and more downtown changes). Politics: Busy month in local, federal politics; Druck Report on the Democrats running for president. Headlines ahead: Summerville Park petition booms; some schools start this Thursday?

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Bella Luna, high-end nail salon among retailers moving into Lofts at Third & Broad’s first floor businesses. Woodford Clothing planning to add gift shop adjacent to current store. Business Ahead of the headlines: Summerville Park petition grows to 900-plus — in… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Body found at motel appears to be from natural causes. Haven Health Clinic sees 23% increase so far this year, Friends for Life returns Sept. 10. Local students return to class this week.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Body found at motel appears to be from natural causes. Haven Health Clinic sees 23% increase so far this year, Friends for Life returns Sept. 10. Local students return to class this week.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Body of woman found at Creekside Inn in Cave Spring appears to have died of natural causes. Death Annual ‘Friends for Life’ fundraising dinner key to helping Haven Health Clinic meet the 23% increase in clients. Sept. 10th event to feature Ashley Bratcher,… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Work underway on Coosa Valley Credit Union’s new office. Krueger named chamber leader. Hundreds join to pray for local schools. Weekend! guide.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Work underway on Coosa Valley Credit Union’s new office. Krueger named chamber leader. Hundreds join to pray for local schools. Weekend! guide.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Work under way on Coosa Valley Credit Union’s new main office. Krueger named chamber leader. Shaw up for international honors. Business Education: Hundreds come together for community back-to-school prayer event. Here’s when schools are back in session. Education Update: One of three… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Mathis Builders adds signage on John Davenport. Shaw announces $35 million update. Chewning name fire marshal; Moon elected to state board. Busy weekend begins; it will be a hot one, too.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Mathis Builders adds signage on John Davenport. Shaw announces $35 million update. Chewning name fire marshal; Moon elected to state board. Busy weekend begins; it will be a hot one, too.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Signs up at new Mathis Builders on John Davenport. Shaw planning $35 million ‘moderization’ in Chickamauga. Good second quarter for United Community Banks. Business Famous firsts: Mary Catherine Chewning promoted to fire marshal. Janet Moon, who’s career has taken her from… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Business: Waterline break means outdoor sale for quick-thinking shop owner. Mount Vernon expanding. Latest jobs report for Northwest Georgia. One more day of fall-like weather. Junior Service League helps local students. Eric McDowell on what’s next for Summerville Park.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Business: Waterline break means outdoor sale for quick-thinking shop owner. Mount Vernon expanding. Latest jobs report for Northwest Georgia. One more day of fall-like weather. Junior Service League helps local students. Eric McDowell on what’s next for Summerville Park.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Jobs: County-by-county look at June’s employment reports. All saw increases vs. May reports. Plus: Upcoming job fairs, links to who’s hiring. Jobs Business: Water line break means sidewalk — and tax-free – sale at GoGo. Honors for River City Bank. Mount Vernon… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Rome’s fourth Dollar Tree due to open Sept. 12. Dining buzz: Brick-oven pizza, beer in River District.. Homeless man identified, cause of death under review. Weather: Fall preview won’t last long.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Rome’s fourth Dollar Tree due to open Sept. 12. Dining buzz: Brick-oven pizza, beer in River District.. Homeless man identified, cause of death under review. Weather: Fall preview won’t last long.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Dollar Tree due on Maple Avenue in Rome as early as Sept. 12; will be 10th location in Northwest Georgia. Business Business: Brick-oven pizza and beer on the way to West Third?  Plus: Three new industry-focus programs offered by GNTC. Business Body… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. City to Summerville Park: No options; you’re on your own. Two die in accident on 411 near Floyd/Bartow line. Officers, deputies team up to save suicidal man. Weather: Cooler mornings, rain likely.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. City to Summerville Park: No options; you’re on your own. Two die in accident on 411 near Floyd/Bartow line. Officers, deputies team up to save suicidal man. Weather: Cooler mornings, rain likely.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Summerville Park ‘implores’ City Commission to find a solution to planned Sleep Inn. Rome’s response: Nothing we can do; you’re on your own. Asking price: $450,000 (see updated financials). Summerville Park State Patrol: Cartersville man, Chattanooga woman killed in accident on… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. What to know about Dos Bros. Mexican Grill coming to Rome. Ahead of the Headlines: Critical night for Summerville Park vs. Sleep Inn before City Commission. Fuel rates take off at airport? Back to school updates. Weather: A little cooler, rain on Tuesday.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. What to know about Dos Bros. Mexican Grill coming to Rome. Ahead of the Headlines: Critical night for Summerville Park vs. Sleep Inn before City Commission. Fuel rates take off at airport? Back to school updates. Weather: A little cooler, rain on Tuesday.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Dining: Dos Bros Mexican Grill targeting October opening. Restaurant cofounder ‘confident’ menu will stand up to nearby competition. What’s new Ahead of the headlines: The battle for Summerville Park returns to City Commission tonight; watch their video now. Tuesday: Higher prices for… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. New Marathon gas station coming to Rockmart Highway. Murphy USA to re-open in August. Georgia Direct Family Care coming to Cartersville. More rain possible.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. New Marathon gas station coming to Rockmart Highway. Murphy USA to re-open in August. Georgia Direct Family Care coming to Cartersville. More rain possible.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: New Marathon gas station coming to Rockmart Highway. Murphy USA to re-open at East Rome Walmart on Aug. 19; expect more than a few changes there. Business Health: Georgia Direct Family Care opening in Downtown Cartersville in August. Dr. Alan Barnes… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Cartersville EMT, substitute teacher charged with child molestation. Latest updates on Downtown parking. Weekend guide. More rain for weekend.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Cartersville EMT, substitute teacher charged with child molestation. Latest updates on Downtown parking. Weekend guide. More rain for weekend.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Cartersville EMT, substitute teacher charged with four counts of child molestation, other crimes. Arrested After two months of operation, zero public data from the city’s license plate reading sedan. Plus: Update on parking fine revenues since downtown parking changes. Parking Weekend! presented by… Read more

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