Heritage First Headlines. Service to honor area Korean War veterans. Keeping track of who’s moving and opening when on Broad Street. What to know about advance voting changes for presidential primary (starts in two weeks).

Heritage First Headlines. Service to honor area Korean War veterans. Keeping track of who’s moving and opening when on Broad Street. What to know about advance voting changes for presidential primary (starts in two weeks).

Morning Report Broad Street buzz — Who’s opening when as moves continue: Ana’s, John Henry’s Grill, Mountains, Dogwood Books, Keg Room at Rome City Brewing Co. Korean War veterans from Northwest Georgia to be recognized for their services during certificate and peace medal ceremony in April. Politics: Advance voting for presidential primary starts two weeks from today. Where… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center:  A bit warmer today, Tuesday. Inch of rain Tuesday even as some flooding eases here. Oostanaula in Rome below flood stage.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A bit warmer today, Tuesday. Inch of rain Tuesday even as some flooding eases here. Oostanaula in Rome below flood stage.

THE LATEST HERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ON TUESDAY WITH AN UPPER DISTURBANCE. NO STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED. PERIODS OF POSSIBLE HEAVY RAIN COULD OCCUR THROUGH MIDWEEK. PLEASE MONITOR FORECAST UPDATES IF THERE IS AN INCREASED THREAT OF FLOODING.   From Floyd County Public Works: The following roads listed below are… Read more

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Business: More shuffling on Broad as Dogwood Books set to move across the street to former Craze Boutique spot.

Business: More shuffling on Broad as Dogwood Books set to move across the street to former Craze Boutique spot.

  There is more shuffling going on along Broad Street. This time it’s Dogwood Books that is on the move. Now located at 240 Broad St. next door to Harvest Moon Cafe, the bookstore will be movingto a new spot across the street at 231 Broad St., the former Craze Boutique location. “We are moving… Read more

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Rome-based Fish4Him Entertainment filming TV pilot for new series this weekend around Floyd County. Plus, bigger film in works with Kevin Sorbo.

Rome-based Fish4Him Entertainment filming TV pilot for new series this weekend around Floyd County. Plus, bigger film in works with Kevin Sorbo.

Fish4Him Entertainment, an independent Christian film company based in Rome, is filming a TV pilot for a new series this weekend around Floyd County. Filming continues today at the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, after filming Friday at Pleasant Valley North Baptist Church and in the Armuchee area on Saturday. As for the pilot, it is… Read more

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Education: Christian filmmaker Alex Kendrick to headline Unity Christian School’s ‘benefit dinner’ on March 30.

Education: Christian filmmaker Alex Kendrick to headline Unity Christian School’s ‘benefit dinner’ on March 30.

Unity Christian School will host its “Benefit Dinner” on March 30 at Taylor Estate, 549 Minshew Road in Rome. This year’s dinner will feature guest speaker, Alex Kendrick, well-known Christian filmmaker from Kendrick Brother’s Productions. After serving in church ministry for 20 years, Kendrick now writes, speaks, and produces Christian films with his brothers, Stephen and… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Partly sunny, near 60 today. Rain returns late Monday, another 1.5 inches as river flooding continues.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Partly sunny, near 60 today. Rain returns late Monday, another 1.5 inches as river flooding continues.

  OUTLOOK Partly sunny today, high near 60. Rain returns late Monday with another 1.5 inches expected through Wednesday morning. Light rain will continue into Friday. Local flooding continues as flood warnings still in effect for: Armuchee Creek Coosa River at Plant Hammond Coosa River near Rome Mayos Bar Lock & Dam Park Oostanaula River… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Model advances in state high school basketball tournament. Local high school wrestlers win State Wrestling Championships. College basketball updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Model advances in state high school basketball tournament. Local high school wrestlers win State Wrestling Championships. College basketball updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. SPORTS MENU: Basketball (high school, college) / Baseball/softball / Community sports calendar GSHA State Wrestling Individual Championship Results: Class 1A: 2nd place: Luke McDurmon, Darlington- 120 lbs. 2nd place: Alan Cordero, Darlington- 145 lbs. Class 2A: 1st place: Griffin Jarrett, Chattooga-… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Ricky Dale Autry and Mr. Jesse Michael Keith

Obituaries: Mr. Ricky Dale Autry and Mr. Jesse Michael Keith

Mr. Ricky Dale Autry, age 61, of Silver Creek, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Autry was born in Rome, Georgia on September 28, 1958, son of the late John P. Autry and the late Cora Lee Hall Autry.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Cindy Rebecca… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. More shuffling on Broad Street as Dogwood Books on move. Rome film company shooting TV pilot around town. Unity’s ‘Benefit Dinner’ to feature Alex Kendrick. More rain on way.

Heritage First Headlines. More shuffling on Broad Street as Dogwood Books on move. Rome film company shooting TV pilot around town. Unity’s ‘Benefit Dinner’ to feature Alex Kendrick. More rain on way.

Morning Report Business: More shuffling on Broad as Dogwood Books set to move across the street to former Craze Boutique spot. TV Pilot: Rome-based Fish4Him Entertainment filming TV pilot for new series this weekend around Floyd County. Plus, bigger film in works with Kevin Sorbo. Education: Christian filmmaker Alex Kendrick to headline Unity Christian School’s… Read more

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Education: Bartow County School Board Chairman Fred Kittle will not seek re-election this year.

Education: Bartow County School Board Chairman Fred Kittle will not seek re-election this year.

  Media relase: Fred Kittle, current chairman of the Bartow County School Board, said today he will not seek re-election in 2020 for the District 4 position of the Bartow County Board of Education. Fred Kittle believes we need to continue to help students with more opportunities to be successful; continue our process to be… Read more

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Rome man wanted on rape charges arrested Friday afternoon after police chase through three counties.

Rome man wanted on rape charges arrested Friday afternoon after police chase through three counties.

  A Rome man remains jailed in Floyd County after leading law enforcement officers on a chase through three counties on Friday afternoon. Cameron Kyle Ingram, 24, was wanted on active warrants for rape, when his vehicle was spotted in Haralson County and chased into Polk and then Floyd County. According to Polk County Sheriff’s… Read more

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Health: 47 deaths so far this flu season in Georgia; 131 hospitalized last week. Still time for a flu shot.

Health: 47 deaths so far this flu season in Georgia; 131 hospitalized last week. Still time for a flu shot.

  The flu’s grim toll for 2019-20 grew by three additional deaths for the week ending Feb. 8. Previously, the state had 44 deaths which tied the number of fatal cases reported between late September 2018 and mid-May 2019. With three months to go, this season already is the second deadliest in five years. More… Read more

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Business: Econo Lodge planned off Martha Berry in Armuchee; already for sale. Economic Development Authority meets Tuesday.

Business: Econo Lodge planned off Martha Berry in Armuchee; already for sale. Economic Development Authority meets Tuesday.

  Econo Lodge is under construction of Martha Berry, near Glen view Drive: Scheduled to be completed by July, the hotel is scheduled to include 31 extra large rooms with full kitchen. A two-story, four-bedroom home will be connected to the property as well. The project is listed for sale for $2 million on the… Read more

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Calhoun Police: Armed robber holds up Dollar General; could be a suspect in Rome, other area cases.

Calhoun Police: Armed robber holds up Dollar General; could be a suspect in Rome, other area cases.

Media release: Calhoun Police are looking for a man who held up two Dollar General employees at gunpoint around 10:30 p.m. Thursday. Police say it is possible the suspect has robbed other area stores, including Rome. Officers responded to the call of an armed robbery at 634 Oothcalooga St. on the west side of Calhoun.… Read more

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Buzz: Alcohol Control Commission meets Monday evening. Rome Board of Education has Tuesday work session. Toastmasters set open house for March 2.

Buzz: Alcohol Control Commission meets Monday evening. Rome Board of Education has Tuesday work session. Toastmasters set open house for March 2.

Rome’s Alcohol Control Commission meets at 5 p.m. Monday. The agenda includes: Issue a new Beer, Wine, and Liquor Pouring License at John Henry’s Grill, 233 Broad St., to Eric Tant. Issue a new Beer Package License at Coosa Food and Beverage, 2560 Shorter Ave. to  Budhi Chheti. Hearing: El Patron, 1802 Redmond Circle, Suite D: Noise Violation.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny and 53 today. Latest on flooding, road closures. Another 1.5 inches of rain due early next week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny and 53 today. Latest on flooding, road closures. Another 1.5 inches of rain due early next week.

  OUTLOOK Our break from the rain will end late Monday with another 1.5 inches expected through Wednesday morning. Light rain will continue into Friday. We’ve seen 7.77 inches so far this month, based on the agricultural weather station on Bells Ferry. Weiss Lake: FromCherokee County Emergency Management Agency – Alabama: According to Shoreline Management… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome girls, Chattooga, Rockmart, Darlington advance in state high school basketball tournament; 4 games tonight. Berry’s defensive coordinator joining West Georgia staff.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome girls, Chattooga, Rockmart, Darlington advance in state high school basketball tournament; 4 games tonight. Berry’s defensive coordinator joining West Georgia staff.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. SPORTS MENU: Basketball (high school, college) / Baseball/softball / Community sports calendar   Berry football defensive coordinator Nate Masters to join Division II West Georgia. Masters Coaching changes for Cass High Colonels: Bobby Hughes is making a move from head football… Read more

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