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Heritage First Headlines: What fueling the boom in downtown living? State Supreme Court to hear case involving two Cartersville physicians. Over $50,000 raised for animal rescue groups.

Heritage First Headlines: What fueling the boom in downtown living? State Supreme Court to hear case involving two Cartersville physicians. Over $50,000 raised for animal rescue groups.

Today’s first headlines: Fast, factual and always free. With numerous options on the market and more on the way, loft apartments fueling boom in downtown living in Rome and Cartersville. Lofts Georgia Supreme Court to hear arguments today in case involving two Cartersville physicians’ challenge of state’s Certificate of Need laws. Court Dual weekend fundraisers… Read more

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With numerous options on the market and more on the way, loft apartments fueling boom in downtown living in Rome and Cartersville.

With numerous options on the market and more on the way, loft apartments fueling boom in downtown living in Rome and Cartersville.

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net The vibrant downtown areas of Rome and Cartersville are spurring a boom in residential growth as young professionals and retirees seek downtown living options.  Rome’s Broad St. already has some 60-plus loft apartments on the market with more to come including condominiums. Along Cartersville’s Main St., though options are more limited,… Read more

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Georgia Supreme Court to hear arguments today in case involving two Cartersville physicians’ challenge of state’s Certificate of Need laws

Georgia Supreme Court to hear arguments today in case involving two Cartersville physicians’ challenge of state’s Certificate of Need laws

  A case involving Cartersville gynecologists, Dr. Hugo Ribot, Jr. and Dr. Malcolm Barfield and their Georgia Advanced Surgery Center for Women comes before the Georgia Supreme Court today. According to court documents in the case of Women’s Surgical Center, LLC vs. Berry, the doctors are appealing a Fulton County court ruling that rejects their constitutional… Read more

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Dual weekend fundraisers raise nearly $50,000 to benefit local animal rescue organizations and fund initiatives to curb pet overpopulation.

Dual weekend fundraisers raise nearly $50,000 to benefit local animal rescue organizations and fund initiatives to curb pet overpopulation.

It was a weekend of dual events benefiting rescue animals. The second annual ‘Rome for the Rescues’ party at Lawrence Plantation was a big success on Friday. Organizer Allison Watters says 390 tickets were sold for the evening of dining and entertainment, plus a live and silent auction. “We raised over $50,000, but we do still… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny skies and warm temps through Wednesday. Rain chance returns late in the week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny skies and warm temps through Wednesday. Rain chance returns late in the week.

YOUR FORECAST Monday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning. Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Tim Tebow promoted, won’t make return visit to Rome later this season. Braves get another win over Asheville. Rome’s Jamarcus Chatman to play for Tennessee.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Tim Tebow promoted, won’t make return visit to Rome later this season. Braves get another win over Asheville. Rome’s Jamarcus Chatman to play for Tennessee.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS It doesn’t appear Tim Tebow will be making a return visit to Rome this year when the Columbia Fireflies, the Class A team of the New York Mets, play the Rome Braves in September. He was promoted Sunday from Columbia up to… Read more

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Remembering Alton Franklin “Al” Everett and Cherry Kay McCain

Remembering Alton Franklin “Al” Everett and Cherry Kay McCain

Ms. Cherry Kay McCain, age 68, of Rome, GA, passed away on Saturday morning, June 24, 2017, in a local hospital. A Musical Celebration of Life for Cherry will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carl Sidwell Chapel of the Salmon Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at… Read more

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Crimewatch: Jail updates, police reports from Northwest Georgia.

Crimewatch: Jail updates, police reports from Northwest Georgia.

Floyd County Jail reports:  4 a.m. / 8 a.m. / 8 p.m. Check the status of any inmate. Click Floyd County Jail. Cartersville Police reports: Thursday: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 Polk County Jail reports:  Friday From the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office: Booked into the county jail through… Read more

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WRGA: One killed in car crash in Cedartown; Coroner believes driver may have suffered medical issue causing the crash.

WRGA: One killed in car crash in Cedartown; Coroner believes driver may have suffered medical issue causing the crash.

From WRGA Radio: It is believed a medical issue played a role in a fatal two-vehicle accident Friday evening in Cedartown. According to the Georgia State Patrol, troopers were requested by Cedartown Police to investigate the crash that occurred at around 9:10 p.m. on Main Street in the city limits. Initial indication that vehicle 1… Read more

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Hardy Realty open house gallery for today: Six homes in Greater Rome priced from $84,900 to $429,900.

Hardy Realty open house gallery for today: Six homes in Greater Rome priced from $84,900 to $429,900.

  Your first look at six homes in Greater Rome with prices ranging from $84,900 to $429,900. View on your desktop computer View on your smartphone An advertising supplement of Hometown Headlines Marketing.   Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: The Sweet Cocoon moving forward with retreat center. GNTC student wins national competition. Heroes United blood drive Monday. Greater Community Bank closing West Rome branch Friday. Sunshine returns.

Heritage First Headlines: The Sweet Cocoon moving forward with retreat center. GNTC student wins national competition. Heroes United blood drive Monday. Greater Community Bank closing West Rome branch Friday. Sunshine returns.

Today’s first headlines: Fast, factual and always free. The Sweet Cocoon moving forward with plans for retreat for disabled children; hosting 3rd annual Butterfly Ball on Aug. 26. Cocoon Buzz of the Week: Heroes Unified community-wide blood drive on Monday. Rome Young Republicans meeting Thursday. Greater Community Bank closing West Rome branch on Friday. Buzz… Read more

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The Sweet Cocoon moving forward with plans for retreat for disabled children; hosting 3rd annual Butterfly Ball on Aug. 26.

The Sweet Cocoon moving forward with plans for retreat for disabled children; hosting 3rd annual Butterfly Ball on Aug. 26.

Local nurse Amanda Bohannon and her Sweet Cocoon Foundation are continuing to move ahead with plans to build a respite/retreat home for families with disabled or seriously ill children in Northwest Georgia despite a recent set back. The organization had a contract on a parcel of land that fell through back in April. But Bohannon says… Read more

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Buzz of the Week: Heroes Unified community-wide blood drive on Monday. Rome Young Republicans meeting Thursday. Greater Community Bank closing West Rome branch on Friday.

Buzz of the Week: Heroes Unified community-wide blood drive on Monday. Rome Young Republicans meeting Thursday. Greater Community Bank closing West Rome branch on Friday.

  The heroes of Rome and Floyd County are coming together to sponsor a community wide blood drive on Monday, June 26 at the Law Enforcement Center, 5 Government Plaza. You can show your support for the men and woman of these eight organizations: Rome Police Department, Floyd County Police Department, Rome/Floyd County Fire Department,… Read more

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