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Heritage First Headlines: Convenience store/deli coming to Redmond Rd. State flu-related death continue to rise. Floyd Schools investigating potentially threatening photo from Armuchee High student. More rain for weekend.

Heritage First Headlines: Convenience store/deli coming to Redmond Rd. State flu-related death continue to rise. Floyd Schools investigating potentially threatening photo from Armuchee High student. More rain for weekend.

  First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Business: Convenience store/deli planned off Redmond across from entrance to The Spires at Berry College. Also: Updates to the continuing care retirement center’s residences.   Business Health: Statewide flu-related deaths continue to rise with 79 confirmed so far this season. Flu Floyd School officials investigating incident at Armuchee… Read more

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Business: Convenience store/deli planned off Redmond across from entrance to The Spires at Berry College. Also: Updates to the continuing care retirement center’s residences.

Business: Convenience store/deli planned off Redmond across from entrance to The Spires at Berry College. Also: Updates to the continuing care retirement center’s residences.

    As presales continue for The Spires at Berry College off of the Connector near Redmond, we’re seeing the first signs of adjacent development. Look for a “mega” convenience store near 1320 Redmond Road that will feature a sit-down deli by the folks who operate the successful one at The Rock Store off Kingston… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Model and UCS girls advance. First round of GHSA State Basketball tournament continues today. College hoops updates. Free soccer clinic today.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Model and UCS girls advance. First round of GHSA State Basketball tournament continues today. College hoops updates. Free soccer clinic today.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Saturday morning update: Today’s baseball game between Darlington and Armuchee has been canceled due to weather.  HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Girls’ scoreboard and schedule: First round match-ups for GHSA State Tournament: Please click each ‘class’ for the latest brackets from GHSA. Class 5A: Rome falls… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Elizabeth W. Dixon, Mrs. Edith Odessa Mullinax, Dennis Russell Stokely, Mrs. Beverly Fay Thomas and Mr. Ralph Lee Wilson

Obituaries: Mrs. Elizabeth W. Dixon, Mrs. Edith Odessa Mullinax, Dennis Russell Stokely, Mrs. Beverly Fay Thomas and Mr. Ralph Lee Wilson

Mrs. Edith Odessa Mullinax, 88, of Cave Springs, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. She was born on November 10, 1929, the daughter of the late Otis and Inez Tucker. She attended Bush Arbor Baptist Church for years. She loved her dogs and cats. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

  FLOYD COUNTRY HOUSE BUFFET 144 HICKS DR ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: February 16, 2018 Score: 90, Grade: A HARDEE’S 2300 SHORTER AVE ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: February 16, 2018 Score: 96, Grade: A RED ROOF INN & SUITES (BREAKFAST) (Food Service Inspections) 217 HWY 411 SE ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: February… Read more

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Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunshine and 72 degrees in Rome this afternoon. 60% rain chance this evening, no storms expected.

Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunshine and 72 degrees in Rome this afternoon. 60% rain chance this evening, no storms expected.

OUTLOOK 4:15 p.m. update: It is now 72 degrees at Rome Airport. We have a 40-60% rain chance with evening, but no thunderstorms or severe weather is expected. FORECAST This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Tonight: Showers… Read more

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Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Latest Pepperell High signings. Round one of the state basketball tournament begins tonight for some local high school teams. College baseball, softball adjusting to rain threat. Updated community sports list.

Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Latest Pepperell High signings. Round one of the state basketball tournament begins tonight for some local high school teams. College baseball, softball adjusting to rain threat. Updated community sports list.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS   SPORTS BUZZ: WEATHER EDITION The Berry College softball program has announced changes to this weekend’s road games due to impending weather. The Vikings will now head to the Piedmont tournament today, facing Averett at Habersham High at 4 p.m. and Greensboro on the campus… Read more

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Dining: Free chicken biscuit Tuesday morning at Dwarf House, other CFAs. Plus: Double the Mellow in Cartersville, Rome.

Dining: Free chicken biscuit Tuesday morning at Dwarf House, other CFAs. Plus: Double the Mellow in Cartersville, Rome.

  Free chicken biscuit Tuesday morning: Chick-fil-A Dwarf House is joining regional colleagues in offering a free Chick-fil-A Chicken Biscuit on Tuesday, Feb. 20, from opening (6 a.m.) until 10:30 a.m. Also participating: the LakePoint location. Check with your local store for additional updates; none posted as of 10:30 a.m. Friday. Cartersville’s Mellow Mushroom returns… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Barnes & Noble in Rome cuts staff following weak Christmas holiday sales. What’s next for Berry newest eaglets (audio interview). Fatal collision on Blacks Bluff Road. State high school basketball playoffs begin. Wet Saturday ahead?

Heritage First Headlines: Barnes & Noble in Rome cuts staff following weak Christmas holiday sales. What’s next for Berry newest eaglets (audio interview). Fatal collision on Blacks Bluff Road. State high school basketball playoffs begin. Wet Saturday ahead?

  First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Business: Barnes & Noble cutting staff, hours, benefits in Rome and elsewhere, citing poor Christmas holiday sales. Business Collision on Blacks Bluff Road early Thursday kills Summerville man, critically injures Adairsville resident. Accident Dr. Renee Carleton of Berry College on what’s next for the latest eaglets. Audio… Read more

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Business: Barnes & Noble cutting staff, hours, benefits in Rome and elsewhere, citing poor Christmas holiday sales.

Business: Barnes & Noble cutting staff, hours, benefits in Rome and elsewhere, citing poor Christmas holiday sales.

  The Barnes & Noble is at 1442 Turner McCall Blvd. is among many nationwide going through staff layoffs, firings and other reductions in light of poor holiday sales. We placed calls to the store — an anchor of Riverbend Center since fall 2003 — after receiving comments from idled employees or their friends. We do not… Read more

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Dr. Renee Carleton of Berry College on what’s next for the latest eaglets. Audio interview.

Dr. Renee Carleton of Berry College on what’s next for the latest eaglets. Audio interview.

Known as B10 and B11, the latest eaglets in the news behind the Krannert Center at Berry College hatched earlier this week (updates at Berry College Eagles on Facebook. Dr. Renee Carleton, D.V.M., associate professor of biology at Berry, joined us on Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM on Thursday to talk about what’s next… Read more

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Buzz: Rome/Floyd’s new GIS site now available (much like the old one). Read the Floyd County annual report. Railroad work in Cartersville. EmployABILITY seminars start in March. 

Buzz: Rome/Floyd’s new GIS site now available (much like the old one). Read the Floyd County annual report. Railroad work in Cartersville. EmployABILITY seminars start in March. 

  The Rome-Floyd Planning Department announces that the former GIS site has been replaced with a parcel viewer provided by Atlas Geographic Data Inc. To access the new site simply visit RomeFloyd.com, and select the “GIS” link under the dropdown for “Online Services” or click here or the above image. The new website is the… Read more

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