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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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First National Community Bank headlines: West Third Street group buys key site from Ira Levy. Darlington settles with 20 former students in sexual abuse case. NW Georgia tops 50,000 COVID cases in 20 month.

First National Community Bank headlines: West Third Street group buys key site from Ira Levy. Darlington settles with 20 former students in sexual abuse case. NW Georgia tops 50,000 COVID cases in 20 month.

Today’s first headlines: Business:¬†West Third Street developers purchase key building from Ira Levy as footprint grows in River District. 50,000 COVID cases and counting in Northwest Georgia. 31 COVID patients at Atrium Health Floyd, Redmond on Monday, down 8 from Friday. Polk resident the latest NW Georgia virus victim. Darlington reaches a settlement with ’20… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines: Our newsletter on key real estate clues; how Braves helped a local company; newsmakers; Peaks & Valleys. John McClellan’s high school playoff picks, week 2. Frosty start to the day.

First National Community Bank headlines: Our newsletter on key real estate clues; how Braves helped a local company; newsmakers; Peaks & Valleys. John McClellan’s high school playoff picks, week 2. Frosty start to the day.

Today’s first headlines: The Newsletter: Dot, dot, dot: A head’s up on a few headlines to watch this week, from development to high school football. Gone phishing: Did you hear the one about the developers of a mega housing development suddenly opting for another site? Good because it was false. Grand slam: One Northwest Georgia… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines: Tickets already on sale for new auto museum. Update on RaceTrac ‘market’ coming to Emerson. Vaccination rates in Northwest Georgia nudge a bit last week. This week’s headlines. Freezing morning to give way to upper 50s.

First National Community Bank headlines: Tickets already on sale for new auto museum. Update on RaceTrac ‘market’ coming to Emerson. Vaccination rates in Northwest Georgia nudge a bit last week. This week’s headlines. Freezing morning to give way to upper 50s.

Today’s first headlines: Checking in on the next ‘big things:’ Tickets on sale as Savoy Automobile Museum opens Dec. 8. Permits sought for upsized RaceTrac ‘market’ in Emerson. Weekly check shows overall lull in vaccinations continues in NW Georgia, state — even as shots are now available for kids 5 through 11. Ahead of the… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines: Manis Business Center, which transformed the vacant Georgia Power building into a hub, on the market. Pizza Farm’s comeback on solid ‘ground.’ A jump of 8 COVID patients at Rome hospitals Friday; 2 more regional deaths. Freeze warning overnight; low of 31. High school football playoff updates.

First National Community Bank headlines: Manis Business Center, which transformed the vacant Georgia Power building into a hub, on the market. Pizza Farm’s comeback on solid ‘ground.’ A jump of 8 COVID patients at Rome hospitals Friday; 2 more regional deaths. Freeze warning overnight; low of 31. High school football playoff updates.

Today’s first headlines: Business: The Manis Business Center at Broad and Turner McCall, with 60% of the campus leased, is on the market for $3.2 million. Dining: Pizza Farm’s return now has a solid foundation as slab has been poured at new home across from Rockmart High. 39 COVID patients in Atrium Health Floyd, Redmond… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines: Fairfield Inn, one of the last big project of ’21, just about ready. Ulta opens in Rome today. Tracy Owens named Floyd’s Teacher of the Year. COVID updates. Freeze watch overnight Saturday.

First National Community Bank headlines: Fairfield Inn, one of the last big project of ’21, just about ready. Ulta opens in Rome today. Tracy Owens named Floyd’s Teacher of the Year. COVID updates. Freeze watch overnight Saturday.

Today’s first headlines: Business: Fairfield Inn & Suites almost ready in Armuchee. Ulta Beauty opens today in Rome. Real estate company on the move. 31 patients in Atrium Health Floyd, Redmond on Thursday, up 2. No state, local COVID reports for Thursday. Johns Hopkins reports 755,201 deaths in U.S. so far — and is tracking… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines: Saluting those who served our nation on this Veterans Day. COVID claims 6 more NW Georgians. Acworth man charged with killing mother of 4. Update on August 2019 dismemberment case.

First National Community Bank headlines: Saluting those who served our nation on this Veterans Day. COVID claims 6 more NW Georgians. Acworth man charged with killing mother of 4. Update on August 2019 dismemberment case.

Today’s first headlines: 6 more COVID deaths posted in NW Georgia Wednesday plus another ‘probable’ death. 29 patients in Atrium Health Floyd, Redmond on Wednesday, down 3. Acworth man faces murder charges in the death of a Rome mother of four. Polk County Police: Chase that started in Gordon County, continued through Floyd ends in… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines: Berry drops mask requirement; Atrium eases patient restrictions; 2 more COVID deaths, 5 more probable deaths. Big night for Newby wines. Systems synced as bank merger moves ahead. Cooler weekend ahead.

First National Community Bank headlines: Berry drops mask requirement; Atrium eases patient restrictions; 2 more COVID deaths, 5 more probable deaths. Big night for Newby wines. Systems synced as bank merger moves ahead. Cooler weekend ahead.

Today’s first headlines: Dining & Drink: A heavy metal night for Newby Farm & Vineyard at state wine competition. Last call at Sports Page? Moe’s welcomes new look — and Icees. Berry drops mask requirements indoors. 2 more COVID deaths, 5 probable deaths since Friday. 32 patients in Atrium Health Floyd, Redmond on Tuesday, down… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines: What’s growing at ‘Little Garden’ on Dean Avenue? Collision kills Polk man. Greater Community Bank earns ‘best bank to work for’ honor, in part for pandemic assistance.

First National Community Bank headlines: What’s growing at ‘Little Garden’ on Dean Avenue? Collision kills Polk man. Greater Community Bank earns ‘best bank to work for’ honor, in part for pandemic assistance.

Today’s first headlines: Business: Suddenly a lot of activity at the ‘Little Garden’ area on Dean Avenue in East Rome. Monday morning collision kills Cedartown man, 65. Business: Greater Community Bank’s extra efforts to assist employees during the pandemic helps secure place on ‘Best Banks to Work’ national list. 35 patients in Atrium Health Floyd,… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines: Newsletter with ‘Stranger Things’ update, Rome’s close call with The Varsity, pending business deal and latest openings, Peaks & Valleys. Vaccination updates: Little movement in first, second doses in NW Georgia. John McClellan’s first round of playoff picks.

First National Community Bank headlines: Newsletter with ‘Stranger Things’ update, Rome’s close call with The Varsity, pending business deal and latest openings, Peaks & Valleys. Vaccination updates: Little movement in first, second doses in NW Georgia. John McClellan’s first round of playoff picks.

Today’s first headlines: Newsletter: Hometown’s weekly insider report with … Stranger Things, co-starring the Claremont House, due to stream in mid 2022. Rome’s first close brush with The Variety. Business: Pending deal, probable openings. Peaks & Valleys. Also today: Barely any movement in local vaccination percentages again last week across Northwest Georgia and the state.… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Longtime judge, Armuchee advocate Larry Salmon dies. Big changes under way at former Ratliff shop on Broad Street. Busy week ahead for elections board, City Commission. Frost advisory this morning. Armuchee girls, boys earn state cross country titles.

Heritage First Headlines. Longtime judge, Armuchee advocate Larry Salmon dies. Big changes under way at former Ratliff shop on Broad Street. Busy week ahead for elections board, City Commission. Frost advisory this morning. Armuchee girls, boys earn state cross country titles.

Today’s first headlines: Farewell to a friend: Longtime Superior Court Judge F. Larry Salmon died Saturday after storied law career. Business: Big changes already under way on former Ratliff’s shop on Broad and East Seventh. New look, interior work under way for a different spin on convenience stores. Ahead of the headlines: Busy week for… Read more

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