Move over, Mayberry: Cave Spring celebrates Independence Day with small town charm, a big heart

Move over, Mayberry: Cave Spring celebrates Independence Day with small town charm, a big heart

Some photos and four quick videos (30 seconds or less) from Saturday’s 30th annual Independence Day parade in Cave Spring. Read more

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What’s ahead this afternoon, tonight as we celebrate the red, white and blue

What’s ahead this afternoon, tonight as we celebrate the red, white and blue

WRGA photo of today’s second annual Independence Day parade in Lindale. For more, click WRGA Independence Day events: The Color Me Free 5K Run/Walk, entertainment at Ridge Ferry Park and fireworks on Saturday. Rome’s fireworks display, sponsored by Harbin Clinic and Parker Systems, will be launched again this year from Jackson Hill so they can be… Read more

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Ware Mechanical update: Storms possible; 70% chance between 7 p.m.-midnight. But we should be able to squeeze in the fireworks

Ware Mechanical update: Storms possible; 70% chance between 7 p.m.-midnight. But we should be able to squeeze in the fireworks

So far, all local fireworks events in Rome, Cartersville and Calhoun are on for tonight. We’ll have continuing updates. The situation: Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop and move west to east across the area through tonight. Some of the storms could become severe anytime into early tonight, with the greatest… Read more

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Hometown Marketing: Gorgeous Johns Mountain retreat for sale, $445,000.

Hometown Marketing: Gorgeous Johns Mountain retreat for sale, $445,000.

Hometown Headlines Marketing presents our first real estate spotlight: A breath-taking, mountain-top retreat on Johns Mountain in Armuchee. A perfect marriage of indoors and outdoors, and just minutes from town. Please take a quick tour and contact Steve Graves of Hardy Realty to arrange for a visit. Email: stevedgraves@aol.com. read more Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Happy Independence Day! Celebrating red, white and blue with parades, fireworks and more. Weather: 100% rain chance, flash flood watch until 8 a.m. Sunday.

Heritage First Headlines: Happy Independence Day! Celebrating red, white and blue with parades, fireworks and more. Weather: 100% rain chance, flash flood watch until 8 a.m. Sunday.

Ware Mechanical forecast Soggy Independence Day ahead: 100% rain chance, flash flood watch continues until 8 p.m. Sunday. Weather updates all Independence Day weekend from Hometown Headlines. Headlines: Independence Day: Rain dampens some morning events. Afternoon parades, fireworks and more still on tap. Guide Coosa Valley: Cancer Navigators Motorcycle Ride July 11, Adairsville Police K-9… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Forecast: Soggy Independence Day ahead. 100% rain chance, flash flood watch extended until 8 p.m. Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Forecast: Soggy Independence Day ahead. 100% rain chance, flash flood watch extended until 8 p.m. Sunday.

The situation: Flash Flood Watch is now extended until 8 p.m. Sunday.  Rainfall total in Rome: 0.82 of inch since midnight Friday. Rainfall total in Cartersville: 0.58 of inch since midnight Friday. The forecast: =&0=&Showers and thunderstorms. High near 82. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth… 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: Saturday Note: If you’re having problems accessing the file, please email us at druck@hometownheadlines.com Cartersville Police arrest reports: 2850 2862 2864 Read more

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Coosa Valley: Cancer Navigators Motorcycle Ride July 11, Adairsville Police K-9 Motorcycle ride, Cartersville ribbon cuttings and Registration for Miss Homespun Pageant

Coosa Valley: Cancer Navigators Motorcycle Ride July 11, Adairsville Police K-9 Motorcycle ride, Cartersville ribbon cuttings and Registration for Miss Homespun Pageant

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

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Fred McGriff to appear in Rome on July 31, Rome Braves fall to Lexington, Atlanta tops Phillies

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Fred McGriff to appear in Rome on July 31, Rome Braves fall to Lexington, Atlanta tops Phillies

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report   The Rome Braves are excited to announce that former Atlanta Brave Fred McGriff will be appearing here at State Mutual Stadium on Friday, July 31st. The Braves will be playing Augusta that night at 7 p.m. Rome Braves  Rome Braves fall to Lexington, 4-2. Media release: Lexington topped Rome Friday evening 4-2… Read more

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Obituaries: Remembering Loyd “Buster” Lynch, Joyce Mangan and William Smith.

Obituaries: Remembering Loyd “Buster” Lynch, Joyce Mangan and William Smith.

Loyd F. “Buster” Lynch, age 85 of Armuchee, passed away on July 2, 2015. He owned Buster’s Barber Shop for over 32 years. Mr. Lynch was a member of Floyd Springs Baptist Church and was a member of the Floyd Springs Masonic Lodge for over 50 years. Buster loved to do yard work and whittling… Read more

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Photo gallery: Huge crowd downtown for First Friday Block Party

Photo gallery: Huge crowd downtown for First Friday Block Party

A huge crowd is filling the 200, 300 and 400 blocks of Broad Street tonight to hear Rome native Tim Reynolds and Friends. Reynolds, a Model High graduate, was joined on stage by friends including current Model student Mitch Crego for the patriotic performance. More photos from Rome DDA. read more Read more

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5:30 p.m. update: Downtown Block Party, Cave Spring and Summerville Fireworks all ‘a go’ for tonight, Bartow Winds concert canceled in Cartersville

5:30 p.m. update: Downtown Block Party, Cave Spring and Summerville Fireworks all ‘a go’ for tonight, Bartow Winds concert canceled in Cartersville

Despite a rainy forecast, as of 5:30 p.m., all Independence Day events planned for this evening are still set to go as planned except for the Bartow Winds concert in Cartersville. Tonight’s latest forecast calls for 80% chance showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 69. New rainfall amounts between… Read more

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Ware Mechanical update: Flash flood watch until 8 a.m. Sunday, next round of storms due this afternoon

Ware Mechanical update: Flash flood watch until 8 a.m. Sunday, next round of storms due this afternoon

A flash flood watch is in effect for all of north Georgia including Floyd, Bartow, Polk, Gordon and Chattooga counties until 8 a.m. Sunday. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches is possible throughout the weekend. Some Independence Day events have been cancelled or plans changed. We’ll have continuing updates throughout weekend. Updates Here… Read more

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Georgia Health News: Buying Humana would double Aetna size in Georgia

Georgia Health News: Buying Humana would double Aetna size in Georgia

For more on these and additional updates, please click Georgia Health News: By Andy Miller Insurance giant Aetna said Friday that it has agreed to buy rival Humana for $37 billion in a deal that reflects the rampant consolidation in health care. The acquisition, if approved by shareholders and regulators, will roughly double Aetna’s membership… Read more

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