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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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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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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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NBC’s The Voice top 5 finalist Zach Seabaugh to headline Calhoun’s Star Spangled Celebration on Independence Day.

NBC’s The Voice top 5 finalist Zach Seabaugh to headline Calhoun’s Star Spangled Celebration on Independence Day.

  The annual Star Spangled Celebration returns on Independence Day to the Northwest Georgia Fairgrounds on Hwy. 53 in Calhoun. This year’s event headliner is Zach Seabaugh, a Top 5 finalist on NBC’s show The Voice, representing Team Blake. “He’s a phenomenal artist and we are excited to have him entertain in Calhoun,” says Bud… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Clear, sunny skies to start the week with highs in mid-80’s.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Clear, sunny skies to start the week with highs in mid-80’s.

YOUR FORECAST Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Monday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph in… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Shorter’s Deangelo Harris places 8th in USATF Junior Championship. Rome falls to Asheville in 10 innings.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Shorter’s Deangelo Harris places 8th in USATF Junior Championship. Rome falls to Asheville in 10 innings.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS Shorter’s Deangelo Harris finished in 8th place in the 400m at Saturday’s USATF Junior Outdoor Championships, crossing the line in 49.20. Harris, who is a two-time qualifier in the 400m at DII Nationals and All-American in the 4x400m, had hoped to earn… Read more

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