Gordon deputies searching for missing 88-year-old man.

Gordon deputies searching for missing 88-year-old man.

From the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office: On Tuesday, Jan. 22, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing person from Baxter Road in the Red Bud community. Grady Hill Silver, age 88, was last seen on Thursday, Jan. 17. Mr. Silver is described as follows: white/male, height 5 feet 8 inches,  weight 135 pounds, gray hair… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Dining: Cheeseburger Bobby’s closes in Calhoun. Thumbs up for Kobe in Carterville. Boil’s back at Crawdaddy’s; Courtyard courts Valentine’s dinners. Harbin extends Immediate Care hours; Polk Medical gets trauma status. More rain on the way.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Dining: Cheeseburger Bobby’s closes in Calhoun. Thumbs up for Kobe in Carterville. Boil’s back at Crawdaddy’s; Courtyard courts Valentine’s dinners. Harbin extends Immediate Care hours; Polk Medical gets trauma status. More rain on the way.

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Dining: Cheeseburger Bobby’s closes in Calhoun. Asian food fans will like Kobe Steak & Sushi in Cartersville. Crawdaddy’s begins season Wednesday night boils. Courtyard adds Valentine’s dinner options. Dining Health: Harbin Clinic expands Immediate Care hours seven days a week. Floyd Polk Medical… Read more

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Dining: Cheeseburger Bobby’s closes in Calhoun. Asian food fans will like Kobe Steak & Sushi in Cartersville. Crawdaddy’s begins season Wednesday night boils. Courtyard adds Valentine’s dinner options.

Dining: Cheeseburger Bobby’s closes in Calhoun. Asian food fans will like Kobe Steak & Sushi in Cartersville. Crawdaddy’s begins season Wednesday night boils. Courtyard adds Valentine’s dinner options.

  Calhoun’s Cheeseburger Bobby’s missing in action: Some of our foodies in Gordon County report Cheeseburger Bobby’s — which opened in June 2016 — is closed. We called the restaurant’s phone number and tried to contact the restaurant’s corporate office for updates. Customers on Sunday were greeted with a sign simply stating, “Store closed.” It… Read more

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Health: Harbin Clinic expands Immediate Care hours seven days a week. Floyd Polk Medical Center designated a Level IV Trauma Center.

Health: Harbin Clinic expands Immediate Care hours seven days a week. Floyd Polk Medical Center designated a Level IV Trauma Center.

  Harbin Clinic Immediate Care now open 7:30 a.m. until 8 p.m. seven days a week. “We know that injuries and illnesses don’t always occur during business hours, so we’re happy to help people before their days even get going,” says Harbin Clinic CEO Kenna Stock. In addition to walk-in appointments, patients can skip the wait by… Read more

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Newsmakers: #GoodStuffThat — chamber collage salutes Al Hodge’s 21 years of leadership, success. Christy Shadday, FTM Travel of Rome featured in UGA Alumni Association’s 10th Annual Bulldog 100 list.

Newsmakers: #GoodStuffThat — chamber collage salutes Al Hodge’s 21 years of leadership, success. Christy Shadday, FTM Travel of Rome featured in UGA Alumni Association’s 10th Annual Bulldog 100 list.

Is there a higher honor than your own hash tag? Ask Al Hodge, the Rome Floyd Chamber’s departing president and chief executive officer, who’ll be honored at Thursday’s annual meeting at Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Aviation Training Center at Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Towers Field. The above photo collage, one for each of his years with… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Warmer today and Wednesday but 1.5 inches of rain on the way — and a slight chance of snow Thursday morning.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Warmer today and Wednesday but 1.5 inches of rain on the way — and a slight chance of snow Thursday morning.

  THE LATEST Flood warning for the Coosa River at Plant Hammond. Level: 570 feet and rising. Flood stage: 570 feet. Impact includes minor flooding, nearby boat ramp under way, access road near Ga. 100 could flood. OUTLOOK What’s ahead: Warmer today and Wednesday but right back to the 40s on Thursday. There’s a hint… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Busy night ahead in boys, girls high school basketball. Calendar: Hot Stove Gathering is Jan. 28; Hall of Fame banquet, Feb. 25. Atlanta Super Bowl kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Busy night ahead in boys, girls high school basketball. Calendar: Hot Stove Gathering is Jan. 28; Hall of Fame banquet, Feb. 25. Atlanta Super Bowl kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3.

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.   HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Today-Saturday: Tuesday/boys and girls Carrollton at Rome Armuchee at Dade County Model at Coosa Rockmart at Pepperell North Cobb Christian at Darlington Friday/boys and girls Rome at East Paulding Saturday/boys and girls Rome at Kell COLLEGES/basketball Berry… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Johnston Locklear, Mr. Leroy Ringer, Bonnie Faye Searles, Doris Faye Williams Sides.

Obituaries: Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Johnston Locklear, Mr. Leroy Ringer, Bonnie Faye Searles, Doris Faye Williams Sides.

Doris Faye Williams Sides, age 63, of Rome passed away Sunday January 20, 2019, in a local hospital. Doris was born August 23, 1955, in Cedartown, Ga., a daughter of the late Denton Williams, and Martha Farmer Williams. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church. Doris was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing and fishing.… Read more

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Crimewatch: Updates from Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County law enforcement.

Crimewatch: Updates from Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County law enforcement.

Community safety: Track registered sex offenders in your community. Click Offender Watch Crime Mapping: See what crimes have been reported in your neighborhood. Crime Mapping Rome Police Department’s anonymous crime tip line. “The anonymous Crime Line is a program that offers citizens a safe, secure and totally anonymous way to help their police in solving… Read more

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Shutdown Day 32: What local businesses, others are doing to help idled federal workers.

Shutdown Day 32: What local businesses, others are doing to help idled federal workers.

As the federal government’s partial shutdown marks four weeks with no resolution on the table, state agencies and businesses are taking steps to help workers and their families. Hometown Headlines will be posting those efforts each day until there is a resolution. If your business is taking steps to help those hurt by the shutdown,… Read more

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Celebrating 10 years and some 400,000 meals served: Rome-Floyd Community Kitchen continues to feed those in need thanks to local volunteers and donations.

Celebrating 10 years and some 400,000 meals served: Rome-Floyd Community Kitchen continues to feed those in need thanks to local volunteers and donations.

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net Ten years ago, several Rome churches came together with one mission…to feed those in need. That mission lead to the opening of the Rome-Floyd Community Kitchen in January 2009. And now, having served some 400,000 meals since opening its doors in the old Troy’s Barbecue building on Calhoun Avenue, it’s a… Read more

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Gymboree Outlet in Calhoun to close as part of corporate collapse. Whatever happened to Shorter’s Corey Humphries.

Gymboree Outlet in Calhoun to close as part of corporate collapse. Whatever happened to Shorter’s Corey Humphries.

  Gymboree Outlet in Calhoun among stores closing nationwide: One of the favorites at Calhoun Outlet Marketplace is closing — Gymboree Outlet at 455 Belwood Road. It is part of the chain’s recent announcement that all Gymboree, outlet and Crazy 8 stores will close within a few months, citing a “changing retail environment.” The company… Read more

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