Latest Heritage First Headlines: LakePoint drive-by: Taco Bell almost here; no changes for Quik Trip, next hotels. Expect another food truck here soon. Latest on local flood warnings as waters recede, temperatures rise. Ash Wednesday schedule. State high school basketball tournament updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: LakePoint drive-by: Taco Bell almost here; no changes for Quik Trip, next hotels. Expect another food truck here soon. Latest on local flood warnings as waters recede, temperatures rise. Ash Wednesday schedule. State high school basketball tournament updates.

 

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LATEST HEADLINES

Latest updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails.

MORNING EDITION

Business: Taco Bell quickly rising at LakePoint; QuikTrip is anything but. Also pending: The next wave of hotels. Plus: Another food truck en route? Good news for the one-time ‘sock capital of the world.’ Business

Cedartown Police seek citizens help in finding vandals who damaged fountain at Veterans Park. Vandals

Police beat: SUV rams home in North Rome. Sheriff’s officers commended for helping child’s surprise birth in courthouse parking lot. Police beat

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Light rain today as warming trend begins. Latest on flood warnings. Weather 

Education:  GNTC cosmetology students host Valentine’s Day Spa. Commission gets preview of Feb. 21 Black History Month program.  Education

Buzz: Night at the Movies, benefiting the Family Resource Center, returns Feb. 27. Expect brief Cartersville government phone outage Thursday. Buzz

Ash Wednesday: Here’s a look at today’s services for the start of Lent. Ash Wednesday

Obituaries: Mrs. Lila Louise Youngblood Buffington, Mrs. Elizabeth Dixon. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties sponsored by Living Proof Recovery. Crimewatch


Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report:

Updates on the start of the state high school basketball tournaments. Today: girls’ schedule; Thursday, boys’ schedule:
  • Class 5A: Rome at Flowery Branch, Friday, 7 p.m.
  • Class 3A: Cedar Grover at Sonoravillle
  • Class 2A:  Putnam County at Model, 6 p.m. Friday. Tickets: $7
  • Class 2A: Pepperell at Banks Co.
  • Class 2A:  Rabun Co. at Rockmart, 7 p.m.
  • Class 2A: Gordon Central at Elbert Co.
  • Class A private: Darlington at Athens Academy, 6 p.m. Friday.
College updates including game schedules, weekly honors.
Busy spring of community sports events.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM, streaming.

 7:40 a.m. Deacon Stuart Neslin of Saint Mary’s Catholic Church on Ash Wednesday and the meaning of the Lenton season.
8:40 a.m. Carrie Graves has been named the new principal of  f Glenwood Primary School and begins her duties this spring. We talk about what’s ahead for the school.

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Health headlines: Georgia Health News

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

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