Heritage First Headlines: Downtown parking plan almost final; first hour free; hours four and above, $5 each (10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday). Three finalists for Floyd Schools superintendent; includes two locals. More changes for Rome City Schools. Rain threat continues. Cartersville Baseball in 4A title game here on Monday

Heritage First Headlines: Downtown parking plan almost final; first hour free; hours four and above, $5 each (10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday). Three finalists for Floyd Schools superintendent; includes two locals. More changes for Rome City Schools. Rain threat continues. Cartersville Baseball in 4A title game here on Monday

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Parking plan clears Rome’s Downtown Development Authority; decision on paid parking on Broad Street now goes to City Commission for a vote. Plan: First hour free, $1 for hour two, $2 for hour three, $5 for fourth hour and beyond. Parking

Business: Cartersville getting a Courtyard by Marriott near Brown Center, GHC. Good turnout for career fair. Business 

Education: Three finalists named for Floyd County Schools’ next superintendent; two are local. Floyd schools

Education: Rome City Schools names chief executive officer of new college and career academy; administrator; assistant principals. Rome schools

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: More than half an inch of rain since Tuesday night; expect that much more through Thursday. Rain chance 50% today. Weather

Politics: 1,586 advance votes through Tuesday; Wednesday-Friday are the final days to vote early. Precincts open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. May 22. Vote 

Health: Floyd honored for stroke care; Redmond Regional cited for heart care achievements. Health 

Education: High school graduations begin Friday for Cartersville, Adairsville, Cass; Saturday for Rome High, Darlington, Unity Christian and Woodland. Graduation

Local officers honored at annual Respect for Law luncheon. Officers

Obituaries: Mr. Henry Lee Burke, Anetta Ann Garrett, Mr. Luther Elbert “Junior” Salmon Jr. 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: Sports

Cartersville High is heading back to the state baseball 4A championship round. Will face Jefferson at 5 p.m. Monday at State Mutual Stadium.
Late run in the ninth gives Rome Braves a 4-3 win over Hickory in midday game.
Next: Braves off today; home Thursday-Sunday vs. Asheville.
Local college updates.

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

7:40 a.m. Amanda Avella, a licensed professional counselor at Willowbrooke at Floyd, joins us to talk about the epidemic in teen suicides in Georgia — and how to help save those young lives.
8:10 a.m. Adam Baker, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service’s Peachtree City Office, joins us to talk about the weather system that’s expected to bring more than two inches of rain to our area between now and Sunday.

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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