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First National Community Bank headlines. River Remedy Brewing Co. opens Dec. 17 on Glenn Milner. Third Omicron case in Georgia; Floyd reaches 400 COVID, ‘probable’ deaths. Services set for Silver Creek couple who died days apart and for Cartersville fire victims.

First National Community Bank headlines. River Remedy Brewing Co. opens Dec. 17 on Glenn Milner. Third Omicron case in Georgia; Floyd reaches 400 COVID, ‘probable’ deaths. Services set for Silver Creek couple who died days apart and for Cartersville fire victims.

Today’s first headlines: Dining & Drink: River Remedy Brewing opens Dec. 17 on Glenn Milner in Rome; Vamos Tacos food truck will be on site. Silver Creek couple, Jenny and Emmett Clark, pass away just days apart after 54 years of marriage. Celebrations of life for Cartersville mother, toddler killed in house fire set for… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Now on permanent display at the Savoy: Villa and Courtney Hizer’s 1987 Buick. COVID: 6 more local deaths; 20 in Rome hospitals. Tense midday at West Central. Education updates.

First National Community Bank headlines. Now on permanent display at the Savoy: Villa and Courtney Hizer’s 1987 Buick. COVID: 6 more local deaths; 20 in Rome hospitals. Tense midday at West Central. Education updates.

Today’s first headlines: There’s a piece of local history — and of Villa Hizer’s heart — permanently on display at the Savoy Automobile Museum now open in Cartersville. Rough day in NW Georgia with 6 more deaths: 2 COVID deaths in Floyd, 2 in Gordon, 1 in Bartow and a ‘probable’ death in Bartow. 20… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Make that Turner McMakeover Blvd. as Taco Bell closes for refit; changes due at Starbucks; nearly $1 million at Buffalo Wild Wings. Gordon County resident latest COVID victim; 46 new cases. Drive-through manger returns as does Lessons & Carols.

First National Community Bank headlines. Make that Turner McMakeover Blvd. as Taco Bell closes for refit; changes due at Starbucks; nearly $1 million at Buffalo Wild Wings. Gordon County resident latest COVID victim; 46 new cases. Drive-through manger returns as does Lessons & Carols.

Today’s first headlines: $2 million in Turner McCall makeovers: East Rome Taco Bell closed for $900,000 remodel. Also up for a refit: Starbucks at Turner McCall/Riverside. And more on Buffalo Wild Wings renovations. Fatal fire: Pine Log Elementary remembers parapro Taylor Hammonds who ‘loved these kids as her own.’ The victims’ husband and father sustained… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Cartersville child, mother killed in house fire. Pepperell High grad hopes to take his ‘ill’ (cool) fashion ideas global. Darlington launching leadership institute.

First National Community Bank headlines. Cartersville child, mother killed in house fire. Pepperell High grad hopes to take his ‘ill’ (cool) fashion ideas global. Darlington launching leadership institute.

Today’s first headlines: House fire in Cartersville claims 14-month-old girl and her mother. Close to 100 people have died statewide in house fires this year. Business: Pepperell High grad grows business idea of crafting T-shirts into a ‘cool’ fashion company ‘Globally Ill’ with a Dec. 17 show to showcase latest designs. Also: Rome’s Downtown Development… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Our newsletter: From Shorter Avenue to Savoy museum, a big week for openings. Tacos with your Christmas shopping? (we’re in). Peaks & Valleys. Politics: Huge week in governor’s race; some House race changes. First eagle egg in Berry nest. Rain, then colder.

First National Community Bank headlines. Our newsletter: From Shorter Avenue to Savoy museum, a big week for openings. Tacos with your Christmas shopping? (we’re in). Peaks & Valleys. Politics: Huge week in governor’s race; some House race changes. First eagle egg in Berry nest. Rain, then colder.

Today’s first headlines: Hometown’s Newsletter: Big week of openings, from Shorter to Savoy. A new spin on Christmas shopping: Tacos. Peaks & Valleys. When was the last time your read something positive about Georgia DOT? Also today: Campaign buzz: David Perdue to challenge Brian Kemp for Republican nomination for governor. Abrams locked in, too. Congressional… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Former Toys R Us now a movie set for ‘Spirit Halloween.’ NW Georgia far behind state vaccination rate for kids. ‘Bama over UGA for SEC title. Rain, cooler temperatures on the way.

First National Community Bank headlines. Former Toys R Us now a movie set for ‘Spirit Halloween.’ NW Georgia far behind state vaccination rate for kids. ‘Bama over UGA for SEC title. Rain, cooler temperatures on the way.

Today’s first headlines: That’s a movie crew at the former Toys R Us, apparently preparing to shoot ‘Spirit Halloween.’ Details below. Odd to see a movie crew in front of Rome’s last group of theaters. Vaccinations and our kids: Much like area adults, locals rates for those 5 through 14 much lower than statewide averages.… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Man held in Bartow woman’s murder. Latest on I-75 shutdown. Georgian with omicron isolating in New Jersey. ‘Ol Pepperell’ repaired, ready for Lindale parade (3 more today, too).

First National Community Bank headlines. Man held in Bartow woman’s murder. Latest on I-75 shutdown. Georgian with omicron isolating in New Jersey. ‘Ol Pepperell’ repaired, ready for Lindale parade (3 more today, too).

Today’s first headlines: Bartow sheriff’s office charges Mableton man with murder after woman found dead in home off Old Allatoona Road. Updated: Georgian has omicron variant; had been to South Africa, currently isolating in New Jersey. Community vaccination event today at Lovejoy Missionary Baptist Church. New COVID death in Floyd; another probable death in Gordon. ‘Ol… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Rome man dies in Polk accident on Ga. 101. Work under way on new warehouse/headquarters. Fairfield Inn due later this month. Voccio on COVID updates. Georgia’s first flu death this season.

First National Community Bank headlines. Rome man dies in Polk accident on Ga. 101. Work under way on new warehouse/headquarters. Fairfield Inn due later this month. Voccio on COVID updates. Georgia’s first flu death this season.

Today’s first headlines: Services set for Rome man who died in a Monday evening accident on Ga. 101 near Dean Road in Polk County. Business: Ground broken on 420,000-square-foot warehouse off Ga. 53 by company that bought Big Time Products. Also: Look for the Fairfield Inn at the tennis center to open in a few… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Raceway opens in West Rome on Dec. 8. Former Fred’s sold; Realtors honored. Dwight Stout returns to Greater Community Bank. 3 more COVID deaths in NW Georgia; 4 ‘probable.’ Cartersville, Rockmart, Plainville parades tonight.

First National Community Bank headlines. Raceway opens in West Rome on Dec. 8. Former Fred’s sold; Realtors honored. Dwight Stout returns to Greater Community Bank. 3 more COVID deaths in NW Georgia; 4 ‘probable.’ Cartersville, Rockmart, Plainville parades tonight.

Today’s first headlines: Business: RaceWay in West Rome to open on Dec. 8; to feature hot food, coffee and fountain drinks, and dedicated ‘diesel island. ‘ Business: Sale closes on former Fred’s in Armuchee; 24/7 storage on the way. 3 honored at Greater Rome Realtors’ luncheon. Planning Commission to review Crestwood land, changes for coffee,… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Crowds, Christmas line Broad Street — and more parades are on the way. November’s COVID toll was the lightest in several months. Powers-Smith named Rome chamber president. Toys for Tots gets key boost; Santa Bike Patrol, too..

First National Community Bank headlines. Crowds, Christmas line Broad Street — and more parades are on the way. November’s COVID toll was the lightest in several months. Powers-Smith named Rome chamber president. Toys for Tots gets key boost; Santa Bike Patrol, too..

Today’s first headlines: Parade: A gorgeous night, a spirited crowd and a steady stream of floats, bands and trucks rocked Broad Street Tuesday night as the Christmas parade returned. Plus: Eight more parades set across Northwest Georgia. 32 COVID deaths, 18 ‘probable’ deaths in NW Georgia in November; lowest since August. 20 virus patients in… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Site of Buffalo Wild Wings on the market; latest Rome home sales reports. Great night for Christmas parade. COVID: Floyd, Polk residents die; 19 in Rome hospitals.

First National Community Bank headlines. Site of Buffalo Wild Wings on the market; latest Rome home sales reports. Great night for Christmas parade. COVID: Floyd, Polk residents die; 19 in Rome hospitals.

Today’s first headlines: Business: New home of Buffalo Wild Wings on the market for just over $3 million. October was an up month for Greater Rome Realtors. Parade: The weather looks great and the almost-final lineup is out for tonight’s Rome Christmas Parade. It starts at 6:30 p.m. and also will be on Facebook Live.… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Newsletter on NW Georgia’s 2021 — and how to classify it. Housing boom: 4,000 new residences? Elections implosion; return of a King. Peaks & Valleys. John McCellan’s penultimate picks for the season.

First National Community Bank headlines. Newsletter on NW Georgia’s 2021 — and how to classify it. Housing boom: 4,000 new residences? Elections implosion; return of a King. Peaks & Valleys. John McCellan’s penultimate picks for the season.

Hometown Newsletter: With a month to go, how will we remember 2021? Housing boom grows louder — 4,000 residences, at least on paper. What we’re watching: End of the elections board and return of the King (Joey)? Peaks & Valleys: Trains, train wrecks (elections) and a needed early alert. Also today: NBC: 2 cases of… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Collision claims life of Silver Creek man, 50. River Remedy Brewery just about ready; video and photos. Six Christmas parade this week beginning Tuesday. Clear, cool week ahead.

First National Community Bank headlines. Collision claims life of Silver Creek man, 50. River Remedy Brewery just about ready; video and photos. Six Christmas parade this week beginning Tuesday. Clear, cool week ahead.

Today’s first headlines: Silver Creek man dies in collision at Ga. 101 and Pleasant Valley Road on Saturday. He’s the 23rd person to die on Rome/Floyd roads this year. Dining & Drink: River Remedy Brewery almost ready. Take a video tour and see a few snaps below as well. Christmas parades dominate the week — Tuesday,… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Weekend observations: Why isn’t Small Business Saturday a bigger deal here? Dozens more rail cars parked just around the bend from Glenn Milner. High school football playoff updates. Sunny, mid 50s through Sunday.

First National Community Bank headlines. Weekend observations: Why isn’t Small Business Saturday a bigger deal here? Dozens more rail cars parked just around the bend from Glenn Milner. High school football playoff updates. Sunny, mid 50s through Sunday.

Today’s first headlines: Georgia health officials tracking newest COVID variant, ‘Omicron;’ again urge vaccinations. Weekend observations: #SmallBizSat needs a steroid shot, special sales — and the support of area shoppers anxious to keep their dollars working in Northwest Georgia. The Georgia Thunderbolts’ ‘Take it Slow’ gets airtime on Paramount+’s Mayor of Kingstown on Sunday as… Read more

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