Category Archives: Podcasts

HHPodcast:  Underground Rome — Down and a Little Dirty. Exploring what’s below Broad Street with Mark Cochran of Cevian Design Lab.

HHPodcast: Underground Rome — Down and a Little Dirty. Exploring what’s below Broad Street with Mark Cochran of Cevian Design Lab.

Click the above arrow to listen. Rome’s rich history contains numerous references to severe floods and how Broad Street as well as the buildings lining it were changed from their original designs to better cope with the reoccurring nightmare. But with those changes came stories of what’s below some of the buildings we know today… Continue Reading

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HHPodcast for Tuesday: Closer look at the East Bend (Kmart) updates. Political season begins. Names in the news. Peaks & Valleys.

HHPodcast for Tuesday: Closer look at the East Bend (Kmart) updates. Political season begins. Names in the news. Peaks & Valleys.

  From Studio 1A today: What’s new with the Ledbetters’ East Bend development and what’s next. Political season is formally under way with a sheriff’s “forum” today, presidential politics tonight and in late June. Names in the news: Bob Berry, Chip Hood and the late Neil Sanders. Peaks & Valleys: The highs and lows of… Continue Reading

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HHPodcast for Monday: A heart-breaking reunion at Notre Dame. Wayne Robinson launching Rocket Wash.  Plus: Peaks & Valleys, the highs and lows of Northwest Georgia.

HHPodcast for Monday: A heart-breaking reunion at Notre Dame. Wayne Robinson launching Rocket Wash. Plus: Peaks & Valleys, the highs and lows of Northwest Georgia.

From Studio 1A at Hometown Headlines. Click the above arrow to listen or click here. Exploring a Rome family’s connection to Notre Dame Cathedral: More than 30 years later, Andy and Jennifer Bressette return to share their love of the historic church with two of their children even after the devastating fire that hit April… Continue Reading

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What’s below some of downtown Rome’s best known buildings? Find out with special tours on June 22; benefits Sexual Assault Center. Get a preview on our next podcast.

What’s below some of downtown Rome’s best known buildings? Find out with special tours on June 22; benefits Sexual Assault Center. Get a preview on our next podcast.

Ready to take a deep dive into downtown Rome’s origins? The Underground Rome tours return next Saturday, June 22, with four options: 9 and 11 a.m.; 1 and 3 p.m. You’ll tour the basements of Johnny’s Pizza, The Vogue, The Spires in the Cotton Block and and Rome Area History Museum. A short presentation of… Continue Reading

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HHPodcasts: Next news-and-views edition due Monday morning. Next interview segment Monday evening. Plus: What’s ahead; easy guide to ‘Spotify’ sign-up.

HHPodcasts: Next news-and-views edition due Monday morning. Next interview segment Monday evening. Plus: What’s ahead; easy guide to ‘Spotify’ sign-up.

Back and better than ever on Monday: Our daily news-and-views podcast return as the news week starts. We thank you for joining us for our weekday news updates, especially those who are sampling short- and long-form podcasts for the first time. Many are tuning in via the posts on our website each morning (usually between… Continue Reading

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HHPodcast for Friday: Today’s news, a few views and your one-stop guide to the weekend. All the radio you need in just under eight minutes.

HHPodcast for Friday: Today’s news, a few views and your one-stop guide to the weekend. All the radio you need in just under eight minutes.

Hot and ready from Studio 1A this Friday: Tomorrow’s Rome news today with updates on Shorter University’s bid to fix some key financial concerns… A Rome man faces more than 40 counts after a chase and time on the run … We remember local author and writer J. Bryant Steele … Weekend guide courtesy of… Continue Reading

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HHPodcast for Thursday: Search on for Rome shooting suspect. Second fatal accident in a week. Business: New thrift store yards from Goodwill? Busy weekend alert. Peace out (retires). Rapid Fire debut.

HHPodcast for Thursday: Search on for Rome shooting suspect. Second fatal accident in a week. Business: New thrift store yards from Goodwill? Busy weekend alert. Peace out (retires). Rapid Fire debut.

Direct from Studio 1A … Today’s news and views from Hometown Headlines. Join our news blasts each weekday morning. Our next long-form podcast will post Monday, June 17 (evening). Now on our podcast page: An audio version of our interview with Dr. Jon Hershey on Community Watch. Topic: The not-so-secret origin of our podcast edition.… Continue Reading

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HHPodcast(s) for Wednesday: It’s a $10 million-plus summer in Rome, Floyd County. New parking signs are going up — three weeks late. NEW: Podcast edition of our Community Watch interview (30 minutes).Midweek observation: Giving summer back to our kids.

HHPodcast(s) for Wednesday: It’s a $10 million-plus summer in Rome, Floyd County. New parking signs are going up — three weeks late. NEW: Podcast edition of our Community Watch interview (30 minutes).Midweek observation: Giving summer back to our kids.

Practically live from Studio 1A:  Business: More than $10 million in major projects under way or permitted in Rome/Floyd County. Plus a new Taco Bell coming to Resaca; Cartersville Speedway has big debut. Business After waiting three weeks, scramble under way to fix 45 out-of-date parking signs in downtown Rome.  Extra hour, shorter enforcement in effect… Continue Reading

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Media: Awards time for area radio and Berry’s Viking Fusion. Plus: Our talk with ‘Community Watch’ on the launch of Hometown Headlines Podcast.

Media: Awards time for area radio and Berry’s Viking Fusion. Plus: Our talk with ‘Community Watch’ on the launch of Hometown Headlines Podcast.

Uh, please look past that flattering photo and click the arrow button to hear our talk about Hometown Headlines Podcasts with Dr. Jon Hershey and Georgia Highlands College’s Community Watch. Or you can listen here. What we discuss: How and why we do the podcasts — the daily headlines and views as well as long-form… Continue Reading

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HHPodcast for Tuesday: Downtown Rome’s parking issue is solved; now to fix related problems. All the radio you need in about eight minutes.

HHPodcast for Tuesday: Downtown Rome’s parking issue is solved; now to fix related problems. All the radio you need in about eight minutes.

Almost live from Studio 1A: -The fastest 90 seconds of news in the nation, all from Northwest Georgia. -Local sports and your weather. -Today’s newsmakers (two local birthdays). -Peaks & Valleys, the highs and lows of Northwest Georgia extended edition. Today’s focus: downtown parking, ugly aftermath. Click PODCAST to hear all the radio you need… Continue Reading

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HHPodcast for Monday: August opening for Chicken Salad Chick (with drive through). A different slice of downtown.  Pop-up pie shop (bring $$). Plus: Peaks & Valleys, rant of the day.

HHPodcast for Monday: August opening for Chicken Salad Chick (with drive through). A different slice of downtown. Pop-up pie shop (bring $$). Plus: Peaks & Valleys, rant of the day.

   Almost live from studio 1A: Dining: Stacy’s Chicken Salad Chick looks to open in late August, bringing a ‘unique experience’ for guests to founder’s new restaurant. Coming soon A fresh slice of downtown: From biscuits, bread and produce to craft beer and Mangover burgers to riverside concerts, there’s a new buzz in Rome. New & improved… Continue Reading

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Hometown’s first in-depth podcast: Jay Shell, Harry Brock discuss Broad Street parking, fixing downtown’s business downturn, Monday’s critical commission vote and why they hate parking meters.

Hometown’s first in-depth podcast: Jay Shell, Harry Brock discuss Broad Street parking, fixing downtown’s business downturn, Monday’s critical commission vote and why they hate parking meters.

    The Hometown Headlines Podcast premiere week continues with our first “long-form” podcast, all of 45 minutes or so with two of the most passionate people when it comes to downtown Rome, Harry Brock and Jay Shell. Recorded in the new podcast center at Brand Red studio off Fifth Avenue and Bale Street, the… Continue Reading

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HHPodcast for Friday: There’s something about the rain this weekend. Lots of education news. Weekend guide. Plus: Weekend observations on parking and Monday’s City Commission vote.

HHPodcast for Friday: There’s something about the rain this weekend. Lots of education news. Weekend guide. Plus: Weekend observations on parking and Monday’s City Commission vote.

From Studio 1A, Friday’s podcast edition of Hometown Headlines (8:22 minutes) is hot and ready (what do you expect for National Doughnut Day). We lead it off with the Fastest 90 Seconds of News in the Nation including a very soggy forecast (and a tip of the hat to Scott Thompson for the headline from… Continue Reading

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Hometown Podcast for Thursday: ‘Sleep’-less in Summerville Park? Weekend Washout on the way. Today’s ‘headliner:’ Baseball star Dylan Beasley.

Hometown Podcast for Thursday: ‘Sleep’-less in Summerville Park? Weekend Washout on the way. Today’s ‘headliner:’ Baseball star Dylan Beasley.

Please join us for the fastest 90 seconds of news in the nation … Peaks & Valleys: The highs and lows of Northwest Georgia  … Neighbors in the news: A city hall birthday! … And a few minutes on today’s Hometown Headliner, Dylan Beasley. The Rome High/Berry College baseball star has been drafted by the… Continue Reading

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HHPodcast for Wednesday: The impact of Evie McNiece’s City Commission decision. Weekday observations on politics and parking (is there anything else)? 8 minutes of news and views you need.

HHPodcast for Wednesday: The impact of Evie McNiece’s City Commission decision. Weekday observations on politics and parking (is there anything else)? 8 minutes of news and views you need.

Almost live from Studio 1A, this is Wednesday’s Hometown Headlines Podcast.  In just about eight minutes, we’ll digest today’s latest headlines, bring you up to speed with today’s Peaks & Valleys (highs and lows of Northwest Georgia) and offer a shot or two of background on the already-torrid Rome City Commission races. Plus: An interesting… Continue Reading

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Hometown Podcast for Tuesday: Baby steps for East Bend (Kmart site). Step backward for downtown parking? And Paul Harvey, father of the podcast?

Hometown Podcast for Tuesday: Baby steps for East Bend (Kmart site). Step backward for downtown parking? And Paul Harvey, father of the podcast?

Direct from Studio 1A, this is the Hometown Headlines Podcast for Tuesday, June 4. We’re already using a new podcast service. You can listen on Spotify or a few others, or you can click the following link and hear all nine minutes right here. Tuesday’s podcast. We’re continuing to experiment with the right format for… Continue Reading

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