Today’s Heritage First Headlines: Police ‘fully expect multiple’ arrests in school thefts case. See Rome Speedway in a new way. Graduation weekend

Today’s Heritage First Headlines: Police ‘fully expect multiple’ arrests in school thefts case. See Rome Speedway in a new way. Graduation weekend

Our latest headlines: Atlanta Biz Chronicle: Savannah Sand Gnats moving to Columbia next season; Team in South Atlantic league with Rome Braves. Details Smile Report: Four Bartow students honored for work with District Attorney’s office. Smile Report State business updates from Georgia Trend. Latest updates from the Floyd County Jail, Bartow County Jail and Cartersville… Read more

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Atlanta Biz Chronicle: Savannah Sand Gnats moving to Columbia next season; Team in South Atlantic league with Rome Braves

Atlanta Biz Chronicle: Savannah Sand Gnats moving to Columbia next season; Team in South Atlantic league with Rome Braves

According to report the Atlanta Business Chronicle: The Savannah Sand Gnats will relocate to Columbia, S.C. after the current season. The Sand Gnats are the Class-A affiliate of the New York Mets. Hardball Capital CEO Jason Freier made the announcement Thursday in Columbia, S.C.. The city has agreed to build the city a new stadium, reports Savannah… Read more

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Smile Report: Four Bartow students honored for work with District Attorney’s office

Smile Report: Four Bartow students honored for work with District Attorney’s office

Media release: The District Attorney’s Office honored four high school students on Wednesday, May 20, who have served as interns for the 2014-2015 school year. The DA’s office partners with the Bartow County College & Career Academy and local high schools to provide well qualified students with legal career aspirations the opportunity to work in… Read more

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Georgia Trend’s latest business headlines

Georgia Trend’s latest business headlines

The latest from GEORGIA TREND: Click here for more: Below are today’s top business and political stories from sources around the state of Georgia. May 22, 2015 | WABE  Georgia Trails Summit Hopes To Connect State’s Pathways Read more. May 22, 2015 | Georgia Trend – Exclusive!  Better times ahead Read more. May 22, 2015 |… Read more

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Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

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Bartow, Cartersville crime updates brought to you by Midian Roofing

Bartow, Cartersville crime updates brought to you by Midian Roofing

Bartow County Jail report: Today Cartersville Police arrest reports: No Thursday reports Read more

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Floyd Police on county schools investigation: ‘We fully expect multiple persons to face criminal charges.’

Floyd Police on county schools investigation: ‘We fully expect multiple persons to face criminal charges.’

The following statement from Floyd County Police Major Mark Wallace on the expanding investigation into the Floyd County Schools spending scandal is the clearest yet on criminal charges: “As a result of the Floyd County Board of Education investigation, numerous persons have been identified as conspirators within the criminal enterprise. Arrests are forthcoming and we fully… Read more

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See Rome Speedway through an astounding  presentation by Paul O’Mara — and then in person Sunday night

See Rome Speedway through an astounding presentation by Paul O’Mara — and then in person Sunday night

It’s going to get loud and fast — real fast, real loud — at Rome Speedway starting Sunday evening thanks to the OMG Ray Cook Spring Nationals. It highlights another huge season for the track off Chulio Road in east Floyd County, a haven for drivers, fans and their families in the summer months. read… Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Floyd County SUBWAY  1921 SHORTER AVE ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: May 21, 2015 Score: 99, Grade: A Bartow County No reports. Gordon County JANDY’S FROZEN YOGURT 315 W BELMONT DR CALHOUN, GA 30701 View inspections: May 21, 2015 Score: 99, Grade: A read more Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Lady Hawks win, play tonight at 5 in NCAA championships.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Lady Hawks win, play tonight at 5 in NCAA championships.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report Shorter Lady Hawks  win opener, 4-2, vs. Saint Mary’s. Media release: Ask Shorter head softball coach Al Thomas about Maggie Meacham and he’ll tell you that describing her as soft spoken is an understatement. While Meacham herself may have little to say, her bat did plenty of talking on Thursday in Oklahoma… Read more

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Obituaries: Remembering Stanley Cain, Janice Champion, Hazel James, Margaret Joyce MacIntyre

Obituaries: Remembering Stanley Cain, Janice Champion, Hazel James, Margaret Joyce MacIntyre

Funeral services for Mr. Stanley C. Cain, 62, of 22 Vineland Drive, Rome, who died Thursday morning, May 21, 2015, are being planned for Sunday afternoon, May 24, 2015, at 2:00 P.M. at the graveside at Myrtle Hill Cemetery. They plan to receive friends at the funeral home Saturday evening from 6 until 8 p.m.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Cool snap to last one more day; rain should hold off until Memorial Day

Ware Mechanical forecast: Cool snap to last one more day; rain should hold off until Memorial Day

Watch the National Weather Service’s video forecast for the week. Click above. The forecast:  =&0=&Sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 5 mph. Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southeast… Read more

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Coosa Valley: Rolater Park pool opens Saturday; two races in Gordon County. Krystal celebrates in Cedartown

Coosa Valley: Rolater Park pool opens Saturday; two races in Gordon County. Krystal celebrates in Cedartown

Here’s what is going on today and in days ahead across the Coosa Valley: Read more

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Memorial Day Weekend: Remembering our fallen. Graduations. Lots of smoked butts.

Memorial Day Weekend: Remembering our fallen. Graduations. Lots of smoked butts.

Georgia School for the Deaf opens week two of high school graduations in Northwest Georgia. The ceremony Thursday at Whitworth Gym featured perhaps the largest graduating class yet — 22 students. For additional photos, please click here. Please see our schedule below for additional graduations across the Coosa Valley. read more Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Lady Hawks win opening round of national softball championship. Major moves by Rome Braves

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Lady Hawks win opening round of national softball championship. Major moves by Rome Braves

Shorter Lady Hawks win opening round of NCAA national softball tournament, 4-2 over Saint Mary’s. Box score Will play winner of Indianapolis-North Georgia at 5 p.m. Friday. Latest softball bracket. The Rome Braves announce the following roster moves: -Right hand pitcher Brandon Barker has been received from Carolina Mudcats (Carolina League) -Infielder J.J. Franco has… Read more

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