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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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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Redmond opens region’s latest urgent care clinic. Update on Northwest Georgia’s employment picture. Education updates, honors. First full day of spring: sunny, almost 60. Soccer, high school baseball updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Redmond opens region’s latest urgent care clinic. Update on Northwest Georgia’s employment picture. Education updates, honors. First full day of spring: sunny, almost 60. Soccer, high school baseball updates.

  THURSDAY’S LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Health: Redmond Urgent Care opens on Turner McCall and East Ninth Street; hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. weekends and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends. Health Jobs: 500 more jobs here in February vs. same month in 2019. First-time jobless claims mixed in… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Closer look: ‘Big Switch’ is official; here’s what happens next. Cave Spring says yes to distilled spirits, sales. Love Library Express to bypass downtown, looks elsewhere. Some uncomfortable health stats. Spring starts this evening.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Closer look: ‘Big Switch’ is official; here’s what happens next. Cave Spring says yes to distilled spirits, sales. Love Library Express to bypass downtown, looks elsewhere. Some uncomfortable health stats. Spring starts this evening.

LATEST HEADLINES Missing 68-year-old Coosa man found dead. Floyd County Emergency Management to test app notification and alerts at 12:15 this afternoon. Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION A closer look: ‘The Big Switch’ is now official and so are additional tax dollars pledged to make it happen.… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Jamie Tallent named president, CEO of River City Bank. Rome’s Reid, Cartersville’s King among top paid football coaches in Georgia in 2017-18. Services tonight, Wednesday for Mike Ragland.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Jamie Tallent named president, CEO of River City Bank. Rome’s Reid, Cartersville’s King among top paid football coaches in Georgia in 2017-18. Services tonight, Wednesday for Mike Ragland.

LATEST HEADLINES Morning updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Jamie Tallent named president, chief executive officer of River City Bank. Tallent Business: Debbie Davis joins Greater Community Bank as loan operations manager. Rome Floyd Development Authority meets this morning. Business Time to vote: Alcohol measures on Cave Spring ballot today; SPLOST vote… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: More than 100 condos, apartments coming to downtown Rome is current plans hold. Courtyard planned near Cartersville conference center; in Rome, Courtyard home to 2019 Confluence. Key vote in Cave Spring Tuesday. What’s cooking with Armuchee High student chefs

Latest Heritage First Headlines: More than 100 condos, apartments coming to downtown Rome is current plans hold. Courtyard planned near Cartersville conference center; in Rome, Courtyard home to 2019 Confluence. Key vote in Cave Spring Tuesday. What’s cooking with Armuchee High student chefs

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION From condominiums and apartments to townhouses, more than 100 units coming to three sites in downtown Rome, offering unique living options. Downtown living Courtyard by Marriott to rise adjacent to Clarence Brown Conference Center in Cartersville. Rome’s Courtyard the base of 2019 edition… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: The Canoe House coming to Broad Street. Cave Spring community mourning loss of Mike Ragland. Floyd Medical awaits appeal decision on Open Heart CON, while Redmond wins appeal for Obstetrics. Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: The Canoe House coming to Broad Street. Cave Spring community mourning loss of Mike Ragland. Floyd Medical awaits appeal decision on Open Heart CON, while Redmond wins appeal for Obstetrics. Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon updates.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Business: The Canoe House, an outdoor apparel and equipment retailer, coming to Broad Street in April. Business Cave Spring community mourning sudden death of Mike Ragland, local writer and retired Rome police officer. Ragland Health: Floyd Medical Center awaits state appeal decision to add… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: NWS confirms small tornado touched down in Floyd County damaging two homes. Gregory Wilkes retires as CEO of Heritage First Bancshares Inc. The Spires at Berry rising quickly. Redmond to open new East Rome Urgent Care on March 20.

Heritage First Headlines: NWS confirms small tornado touched down in Floyd County damaging two homes. Gregory Wilkes retires as CEO of Heritage First Bancshares Inc. The Spires at Berry rising quickly. Redmond to open new East Rome Urgent Care on March 20.

MORNING EDITION Small tornado (EF-0), with maximum winds of 75 mph, damaged two homes near Booger Hollow and Randall roads in southern Floyd County Thursday night. Tornado Business: Gregory Wilkes retires as chief executive officer of Heritage First Bancshares Inc.; Ryan Earnest promoted. Business Business: Some of the first parts of The Spires at Berry College are… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Close call with severe weather Thursday night; what’s next. No. 2 at Floyd Schools top pick to lead Rabun County system.  February was a slower month for Realtors in Northwest Georgia. Leprechaun-a-thon, Rome Relays, high school baseball combine for big sports weekend.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Close call with severe weather Thursday night; what’s next. No. 2 at Floyd Schools top pick to lead Rabun County system. February was a slower month for Realtors in Northwest Georgia. Leprechaun-a-thon, Rome Relays, high school baseball combine for big sports weekend.

LATEST HEADLINES https://wp.me/p9XDgJ-Kkm Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION  Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Severe weather rattles Floyd, Polk, Bartow counties Thursday night — almost the same scenario of violent weather that rocked the area 11 years ago today.  Weather Dr. April Childers, deputy superintendent of Floyd County Schools,… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Update on Rome High ‘safety drill’/campus ‘sweep’ with K9s, lock down. Rockmart car wash due in May. New brew in town. Busy weekend ahead in Rome, Cartersville. Next at LakePoint: Bowling. More rain, maybe storms tonight.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Update on Rome High ‘safety drill’/campus ‘sweep’ with K9s, lock down. Rockmart car wash due in May. New brew in town. Busy weekend ahead in Rome, Cartersville. Next at LakePoint: Bowling. More rain, maybe storms tonight.

LATEST UPDATE Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING REPORT 99 words (or less) news briefing: Rockmart’s FastTrac car wash due in May. Rome City Lux brew debut at RCBC. Big crowds for big weekend in downtown Rome, Cartersville.  99 words Updated: Some Rome High parents want more details on ‘safety… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: $30 million investment into Rome Lumber. Rome accident data shows way more wrecks on the commute home; 59% of all wrecks caused by following too closely. Harbin Clinic’s new Cartersville office well under way. Carnegie Building back in service March 25. Remembering March 13, 1993’s monster storm.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: $30 million investment into Rome Lumber. Rome accident data shows way more wrecks on the commute home; 59% of all wrecks caused by following too closely. Harbin Clinic’s new Cartersville office well under way. Carnegie Building back in service March 25. Remembering March 13, 1993’s monster storm.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Georgia Pacific spending $30 million into Rome Lumber, include equipment, boosting bays from 26 to 65. ‘A capital investment such as this means Georgia-Pacific believes in this site.’ Business Rome’s accidents trends: The commute home each night sees the most wrecks… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Coosa Valley Credit Union plans to open new main office in hot Redmond corridor in early 2020. Work begins on Rome’s Chicken Salad Chick, Cartersville’s Popeye’s. Rome commission OK’s 11-year development pact, initial $450,000 commitment. Honoring two of Northwest Georgia’s finest.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Coosa Valley Credit Union plans to open new main office in hot Redmond corridor in early 2020. Work begins on Rome’s Chicken Salad Chick, Cartersville’s Popeye’s. Rome commission OK’s 11-year development pact, initial $450,000 commitment. Honoring two of Northwest Georgia’s finest.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Coosa Valley Credit Union announces new main office off the Bypass and Redmond due by early 2020. It will be in the busiest development area of Rome/Floyd County. Coosa Valley Dining: Demolition on Monday makes way for Chicken Salad Chick in Rome;… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: School tax update, part two: Floyd County expects to stay within budget for Armuchee High, Pepperell Middle projects. A surge in ‘super’ convenience stores here. Flu season: Quiet week statewide. High & dry: Mid 60s, mostly sunny.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: School tax update, part two: Floyd County expects to stay within budget for Armuchee High, Pepperell Middle projects. A surge in ‘super’ convenience stores here. Flu season: Quiet week statewide. High & dry: Mid 60s, mostly sunny.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING REPORT Education: Floyd County Schools still finalizing plans on Armuchee High modernization and new Pepperell Middle School but expect projects to be within $48 million budget of education tax funds. Second of two parts Business: As groundwork continues on new RaceTracs and… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome, Floyd Commissions and Development Authority poised to make ‘Big Switch’ on economic development. Shasta Daisies Boutique closing storefront to expand online sales. Polk County singer on American Idol tonight.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome, Floyd Commissions and Development Authority poised to make ‘Big Switch’ on economic development. Shasta Daisies Boutique closing storefront to expand online sales. Polk County singer on American Idol tonight.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Rome, Floyd Commissions and Rome-Floyd Development Authority poised to enter into agreement to create Economic Development Department. The ‘Big Switch’ could be approved as early as next week. Development Business: Shasta Daisies Boutique closing storefront on Shorter Avenue to focus on booming online… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Nearly $4 million in major projects in Rome/Floyd County in February. One case of Impetigo at Floyd school. Rain and thunderstorms ahead this weekend. Daylight Saving Time resumes tonight.

Heritage First Headlines: Nearly $4 million in major projects in Rome/Floyd County in February. One case of Impetigo at Floyd school. Rain and thunderstorms ahead this weekend. Daylight Saving Time resumes tonight.

MORNING REPORT Nearly $4 million in major projects reviewed, under way, completed in Rome/Floyd County in February. Included: Restaurants, healthcare, other businesses. Building Floyd County Schools: One confirmed case of Impetigo at Alto Park Elementary School. What to know and what to do. Health Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain and thunderstorms ahead for weekend, up to one… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Spring storms due late Saturday, Sunday. Floyd School Board meets with education chief; Dr. Brad Bushnell serves as General Assembly’s Doctor of the Day; Johnny Isakson teams up with Captain America. State House rejects health permit changes. Big tourism numbers for Rome/Floyd.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Spring storms due late Saturday, Sunday. Floyd School Board meets with education chief; Dr. Brad Bushnell serves as General Assembly’s Doctor of the Day; Johnny Isakson teams up with Captain America. State House rejects health permit changes. Big tourism numbers for Rome/Floyd.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain returns today through Sunday, expect an inch to 1.5 inches. Potentially severe storms also possible Saturday night, early Sunday. Coverage all weekend. Weather  Local educators meet with Secretary Betsy DeVos during Washington trip. Exchange Club to present A.C.E.… Read more

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