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Ahead of the Headlines: Cartersville, Rockmart brawl for it all Wednesday. Truett’s Chick-fil-A opens Thursday; going to ‘Camp Truett’? Time to vote again (for some).

Ahead of the Headlines: Cartersville, Rockmart brawl for it all Wednesday. Truett’s Chick-fil-A opens Thursday; going to ‘Camp Truett’? Time to vote again (for some).

Monday-Friday: Time for some to vote again — advance voting, that is — for  registered voters living in parts of Floyd and Bartow counties, represented by House District 14. Please see our Politics page for updates on how to vote in advance and where. And please see Natalie Simms’ candidate profiles today. Wednesday: Championship football… Read more

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Christmas: Cave Spring, Calhoun parades on Thursday. Several Living Nativity scenes set, including a drive-through re-creation Saturday and Sunday at Spring Creek Baptist Church. Plus: Additional events.

Christmas: Cave Spring, Calhoun parades on Thursday. Several Living Nativity scenes set, including a drive-through re-creation Saturday and Sunday at Spring Creek Baptist Church. Plus: Additional events.

  There’s a lot more Christmas left in Northwest Georgia. On the way: PARADES Dec. 13: The City of Cave Spring’s annual Christmas Parade will be at 6 p.m. through Downtown Main Street. One of the best places to watch this festive event is on the Square in Downtown Cave Spring. (The parade was moved… Read more

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Buzz: Bring One for the Chipper returns Jan. 5. Lane closure on the Bypass at the bridge over Oostanaula River due today.

Buzz: Bring One for the Chipper returns Jan. 5. Lane closure on the Bypass at the bridge over Oostanaula River due today.

  While some of us don’t even have the live trees all the way up quite yet, others are thinking about just the opposite: What happens when the ornaments and lights come off after Christmas? A familiar answer is: Let those trees help area anglers build better fish habitats in our lakes. You can do… Read more

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Health: National Influenza Vaccination Week a key time to remember Georgia’s 151 flu deaths last season; one dead, 74 hospitalized so far this year.

Health: National Influenza Vaccination Week a key time to remember Georgia’s 151 flu deaths last season; one dead, 74 hospitalized so far this year.

  The death count in Georgia from the 2017-18 flu season was staggering: 151 deaths in all. So far, through Nov. 24, one person in Georgia has died from the flu while another 74 have been hospitalized. Latest stats. Media release: Last year, Georgia experienced one of the worst flu seasons in recent history. Don’t fall… Read more

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Druck Report: How panic government, abused power ignited a critical need to update Rome/Floyd County’s economic development package, from priorities and planning to personnel.

Druck Report: How panic government, abused power ignited a critical need to update Rome/Floyd County’s economic development package, from priorities and planning to personnel.

    It’s fitting that a joint meeting of the Rome City and Floyd County commissions is being held Tuesday at 8 a.m. at 409 E. 12th St. as it is the home of Floyd County’s Emergency Operations Center. It is where critical personnel track severe weather and work to keep the community safe. In… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at five homes in Rome and Cave Spring, priced from $132,000 to $409,900.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at five homes in Rome and Cave Spring, priced from $132,000 to $409,900.

    Hardy Realty presents your first look at five homes in Rome and Cave Spring, prices from $132,000 to $409,900. OPEN HOUSES, 1-3 p.m. 3 BRECKENRIDGE ROAD, ROME.  5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths. $389,000. 15 CAVERSHAM LANE,  ROME.  5 bedrooms, 4 baths.  $409,900. OPEN HOUSES, 2-4 p.m. 110 GRAY ROCK DRIVE, ROME. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. $134,900.… Read more

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Updated: New questions about The Big Switch economic development rush. Among them: Did the chamber executive committee overstep its authority? Other chamber board members think so. NEW: Draft budget for the new development authority.

Updated: New questions about The Big Switch economic development rush. Among them: Did the chamber executive committee overstep its authority? Other chamber board members think so. NEW: Draft budget for the new development authority.

THE LATEST Economic development: A special called meeting of the Rome Floyd Chamber’s board of directors is now set for 8 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5. PREVIOUS There are additional questions today about the bid to move economic development duties from the Rome Floyd Chamber to a government-controlled authority. Among them: Did the chamber’s executive board… Read more

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Hometown Podcasts survey: Please take a few minutes to answer our final five questions. More than 145 comments and suggestions so far.

Hometown Podcasts survey: Please take a few minutes to answer our final five questions. More than 145 comments and suggestions so far.

Hometown Headlines is conducting a second and final survey on locally produced (and themed) podcasts. Please take a few minutes today to answer the five questions included in the survey. Your information will remain confidential. Thank you for your feedback. More than 145 people already have shared their thoughts and ideas. Click: http://bit.ly/HometownPodcasts   Read more

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Buzz: Winter Art Market returns this weekend. Winter Wonderland due Friday-Sunday. Honors for Denim Marketing in Cartersville. Public Health urges hepatitis A prevention steps.

Buzz: Winter Art Market returns this weekend. Winter Wonderland due Friday-Sunday. Honors for Denim Marketing in Cartersville. Public Health urges hepatitis A prevention steps.

  The 2018 Winter Art Market returns Saturday and Sunday at the Rome Civic Center. The market will be open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. both days. It features gifts from more than 50 local artisans and vendors including woodworking, jewelry, apparel, pottery, handmade soaps, photography and more. Food vendors will also be site and include: honey, jellies… Read more

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Rome City Schools off Friday for semifinal game in Warner Robins. Tickets on sale today-Thursday at Barron Stadium.

Media release: Rome High School’s has advanced to round four of the state playoffs for Class 5A and will travel to compete against Warner Robins High School on Friday at 7:30 p.m. All Rome City Schools’ classes will be canceled on Friday.  The decision is because of transportation concerns and traffic conditions accompanied by the… Read more

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Ahead of the Headlines: Another round of economic development debate by the City Commission tonight. A return of a downtown Calhoun favorite. High school football semi-finals — and a critical SEC Championship game.

Ahead of the Headlines: Another round of economic development debate by the City Commission tonight. A return of a downtown Calhoun favorite. High school football semi-finals — and a critical SEC Championship game.

Monday: Thurston’s Cafe returns to downtown Calhoun: Look for Thurston’s Cafe at 114 Court St. , which reopens today, to go right back to the top of the culinary favorites in Calhoun/Gordon County. The hours:  Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m  until 2 p.m.  Friday’s hours will be reserved for catering, says owner Mitzi Hutchinson. She sold the business  to David… Read more

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At least 13 deaths on Georgia highways over Thankgiving; none locally. Gas prices closing in on the lowest levels of the year; county-by-county update.

At least 13 deaths on Georgia highways over Thankgiving; none locally. Gas prices closing in on the lowest levels of the year; county-by-county update.

At  least 13 people died on Georgia  highways during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, which ended at 11:59 p.m. Sunday. None of the fatal accidents happened in Northwest Georgia, according to the state Department of Highway Safety. We’ll  have an expanded report later today.  During the 2017 Thanksgiving holiday, the Georgia State Patrol investigated 665 crashes that… Read more

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