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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Former West Rome Burger King sold; more fast food due (no names yet). Crawdaddy’s expands to a ‘seafood grill.’ Rain should this midafternoon; what’s delayed. Big opening night for Rome Braves.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Former West Rome Burger King sold; more fast food due (no names yet). Crawdaddy’s expands to a ‘seafood grill.’ Rain should this midafternoon; what’s delayed. Big opening night for Rome Braves.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION Business: Former Burger King site on Shorter in West Rome is sold; fast food is on the way — but which franchise? West Rome Dining: Crawdaddy’s changing its name slightly to focus on ‘ocean-to-table’ fresh seafood commitment. Food truck continues… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Hope Village: Another needed boost for West Rome; what’s planned on former hospital campus. Latest jobs report for Northwest Georgia. Junior Service League: $44,000 as well as 12,000-plus hours donated. Big night for Tim Reynolds at The Apollo.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Hope Village: Another needed boost for West Rome; what’s planned on former hospital campus. Latest jobs report for Northwest Georgia. Junior Service League: $44,000 as well as 12,000-plus hours donated. Big night for Tim Reynolds at The Apollo.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION Sharing the ‘Hope.’ Plans to revitalize former hospital campus the next step in helping West Rome recover from closings that cost nearly 1,000 jobs. West Rome ‘Hope Village’ to resurrect Northwest Georgia Regional site with a vision of helping those… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Senate questions ‘conservation easements;’ Rome ‘a hot bed.’ Silver Creek man faces 19 charges after chase at nearly 100 mph. Car washes hope to clean up in Polk County; Georgia Trend on Northwest Georgia development. Latest Governor’s Honors finalists. Walk With a Doc returns April 20.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Senate questions ‘conservation easements;’ Rome ‘a hot bed.’ Silver Creek man faces 19 charges after chase at nearly 100 mph. Car washes hope to clean up in Polk County; Georgia Trend on Northwest Georgia development. Latest Governor’s Honors finalists. Walk With a Doc returns April 20.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION U.S. Senate committee questions ‘syndicated conservation easement transactions;’ wants answers from Rome businessman, others. ProPublica article calls our area a ‘hot bed’ for such legal investments. Hot bed Business: Zippy’s the latest car wash planned in Polk County; joining Cedartown location… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Popeye’s are popping up everywhere; latest site: Cedartown; latest updates on what’s next. Dover, Dillmon exit ‘The Voice,’ ‘Baking Competition.’  Global Impact International to announce plans at regional hospital site Wednesday. Rome’s Doug Shows to officiate Final Four this weekend.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Popeye’s are popping up everywhere; latest site: Cedartown; latest updates on what’s next. Dover, Dillmon exit ‘The Voice,’ ‘Baking Competition.’ Global Impact International to announce plans at regional hospital site Wednesday. Rome’s Doug Shows to officiate Final Four this weekend.

  LATEST UPDATES The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District has confirmed a case of animal rabies in a horse in Gordon County.  The horse has been euthanized, and persons directly involved in the care of the horse are receiving rabies post-exposure treatment. Rabies exposure in horses is less common than in other domestic… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: LCCL’s strawberry patch adding blueberries, blackberries this season. Float operators watching rivers, calendar closely. Swheat Market adds breakfast in Cartersville. Religion: Community Holy Week, Journey to the Cross return.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: LCCL’s strawberry patch adding blueberries, blackberries this season. Float operators watching rivers, calendar closely. Swheat Market adds breakfast in Cartersville. Religion: Community Holy Week, Journey to the Cross return.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Business: LCCL Strawberry Farm preparing for 17th season with five acres of strawberries, blueberries and blackberries; plus jam, salsa, fried pies and famous strawberry ice cream. Berries Float season’ on most area rivers still a month or more away; Cedar Creek goes… Read more

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Latest First Headlines: Dance Trance Rome bringing new fitness option to Broad Street. Four more flu-related deaths statewide, 29 total this season. Berry Spring Market returns April 13. Near freezing temps expected tonight.

Latest First Headlines: Dance Trance Rome bringing new fitness option to Broad Street. Four more flu-related deaths statewide, 29 total this season. Berry Spring Market returns April 13. Near freezing temps expected tonight.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Business: Dance Trance Rome bringing a new fitness option with dance twist to Broad Street, opening in April. Business Health: Flu cases continue to be ”widespread” with four new deaths statewide. So far, 29 deaths this season. Flu Buzz: The Rome Passion Play… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome’s ‘Smokefree Air Ordinance’ begins Monday. Job posted for new economic development director. Claremont House on market. State budgets for new drivers office in Rome.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome’s ‘Smokefree Air Ordinance’ begins Monday. Job posted for new economic development director. Claremont House on market. State budgets for new drivers office in Rome.

  LATEST UPDATES   MORNING EDITION Rome’s ‘Smokefree Air Ordinance’ rolls out Monday; what to know. Smokefree Business: Job description posted for new Executive Director for Rome-Floyd Co. Development Authority; application deadline is April 30. Claremont House now on market for nearly $500,000. Business Early Friday fire in Cedartown leaves woman with burns over 20 percent of… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Crawdaddy’s food truck returns Monday. Speakcheesy also back on the road — and crafting something new at Rome City Brewing Co. Politics: Using candy to explain Rome commission races (and why it works). Weather: Warm streak ends Sunday.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Crawdaddy’s food truck returns Monday. Speakcheesy also back on the road — and crafting something new at Rome City Brewing Co. Politics: Using candy to explain Rome commission races (and why it works). Weather: Warm streak ends Sunday.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Dining: Crawdaddy’s on the road again starting Monday (lunch only). Speakcheesy also on a roll – including ‘Hoptimist’ menu at Rome City Brewing Co. Friday-Sunday. Need a taste of spring break? Try Chick-fil-A’s Frosted Key Lime. Dining Georgia Highlands’ Community Watch, with… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Tax credit sought for $24 million redevelopment of Kmart site (restaurants, retail). Claremont House B&B closes after 16 years. South Meadows Farm plans mobile farmers market. Latest county-by-county jobs update. Wisconsin ticket to claim $750 million lottery jackpot.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Tax credit sought for $24 million redevelopment of Kmart site (restaurants, retail). Claremont House B&B closes after 16 years. South Meadows Farm plans mobile farmers market. Latest county-by-county jobs update. Wisconsin ticket to claim $750 million lottery jackpot.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updated reports from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Business: Redevelopment Committee recommends TAD package for Ledbetters’ redevelopment of Kmart site. Consultant says the community has lost $35 million in retail sales since store closed in August 2016. Kmart site Business: The Claremont House Bed & Breakfast closes on Second… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Lawyer: Cartersville man indicted in death of woman found dismembered at Bartow landfill. Rome Floyd economic development director job to be posted Friday. Kmart site redevelopment update due this afternoon. Berry hires director of athletics.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Lawyer: Cartersville man indicted in death of woman found dismembered at Bartow landfill. Rome Floyd economic development director job to be posted Friday. Kmart site redevelopment update due this afternoon. Berry hires director of athletics.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION WV News: Federal grand jurors indict Cartersville man in suspected fatal overdose of woman who’s severed remains were found at the Bartow County Landfill last August.  Indictment Chronology of the investigation into the death of Courtney Nicole Dubois. Chronology Development authority… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Old Tymer barbecue seeks beer permit; new dates for balloon festival. Healthcare updates from General Assembly.  Child Abuse Prevention Month expands. Education updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Old Tymer barbecue seeks beer permit; new dates for balloon festival. Healthcare updates from General Assembly. Child Abuse Prevention Month expands. Education updates.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Beer license for Old Tymer barbecue in Armuchee, date change for balloon festival, summer camp/feeding agreements on County Commission agenda today.  County Georgia Health News: An epic, hectic day for health care legislation at the General Assembly — including update on the… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Cave Spring Distilling Co. moving quickly thanks to ‘yes’ vote; poised to be town’s latest success story. Rough weather possible today; we’ll have updates. WRGA: Man drowns following wreck. Strawberry fields just about ready. Chamber’s fate to be announced Tuesday?

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Cave Spring Distilling Co. moving quickly thanks to ‘yes’ vote; poised to be town’s latest success story. Rough weather possible today; we’ll have updates. WRGA: Man drowns following wreck. Strawberry fields just about ready. Chamber’s fate to be announced Tuesday?

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Thanks to community’s ‘yes’ vote, Cave Spring Distilling Co. hopes to open later this year or in early 2020. A closer look at the business plan — and why the city is becoming a dining destination. Distilling Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Front… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Pilot killed in Gordon County plane crash. Cartersville native selected for U.S. Paralympic Snowboarding team. Darlington to host Floyd Special Olympics. No new flu deaths, still widespread cases.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Pilot killed in Gordon County plane crash. Cartersville native selected for U.S. Paralympic Snowboarding team. Darlington to host Floyd Special Olympics. No new flu deaths, still widespread cases.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Pilot killed in small plane crash in Gordon County. FAA investigation underway. Plane Cartersville native Garrett Geros selected for 2019 U.S. Paralympics Snowboarding World Championship team competing in Finland this week. Snowboarding Floyd County man dies from injuries sustained two weeks ago in… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Broad Street news: New name needed for popular local brew; Former ‘Oh! Baby’ space now available. Synovus analyst gives economy update. Off-duty Floyd jail officer injured helping Rome Police. Extras needed for film in Rockmart.

Heritage First Headlines: Broad Street news: New name needed for popular local brew; Former ‘Oh! Baby’ space now available. Synovus analyst gives economy update. Off-duty Floyd jail officer injured helping Rome Police. Extras needed for film in Rockmart.

    MORNING EDITION Business: ‘Downtown Brown’ name gets a bit litigious so Rome City Brewing Co. wants you to name that brew. Oh! Baby space now available on Broad Street.  Brewed on Broad Business: Synovus analyst Dan Morgan walks Rome audience through ‘The Most Joyless Bull Market Ever’ but remains ‘relatively positive’ about the economy.  Synovus… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Chick-fil-A buys 50-acre Bartow site; distribution center expected. Changing face of Martha Berry continues with doctor’s office. Big results, arrests in separate drug raids. Education updates including student honors, competition. Sunny, upper 60s this weekend.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Chick-fil-A buys 50-acre Bartow site; distribution center expected. Changing face of Martha Berry continues with doctor’s office. Big results, arrests in separate drug raids. Education updates including student honors, competition. Sunny, upper 60s this weekend.

    LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Business: Look for Chick-fil-A to build its first distribution center on 50 acres of I-75 north off Cartersville. WXIA/Business Chronicle say purchase price was $3.7 million. Chick-fil-A Business: Next likely upgrade for Martha Berry Boulevard — new office for Dr.… Read more

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