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Buzz: More honors for Floyd County 4-H. Northwest Georgia Region 1 Emergency Medical Services Council cites four area EMS workers. Latest Friends of the Library silent auction.

Buzz: More honors for Floyd County 4-H. Northwest Georgia Region 1 Emergency Medical Services Council cites four area EMS workers. Latest Friends of the Library silent auction.

  Floyd County 4-H competed in the Northwest District Project Achievement contest held at Rock Eagle 4-H Center on March 8-10.  Project Achievement is a public speaking, performing arts and food preparation competition where 4-H’ers choose a topic of interest and present a speech, perform or prepare a food item.  They are also required to submit… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Freeze warning through 10 a.m. and then a high of 57. A bit warmer on Wednesday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Freeze warning through 10 a.m. and then a high of 57. A bit warmer on Wednesday.

  OUTLOOK The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Freeze Warning, which is in effect from 2 until 10 this morning as temperatures drop to 29 to 32 degrees. Freezing temperatures could damage or kill sensitive vegetation and affect early-bloom crops. FORECAST Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming northeast… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday. 72 for plant cafeteria in Rome.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday. 72 for plant cafeteria in Rome.

FLOYD Kaleido Sno, Rome, 100. Regional Youth Detention Center, 100.2 for p Taco Bell, Turner McCall, 100. Lowe’s Country Kitchen, Shannon, 100. Almost Famous, Kellogg’s plant, Rome. 72. Previous: 100 on Aug. 21; 74 on Aug. 18. 1-2A Violation of Code: [511-6-1.03(2)(a)-(l)(n)(o)] Person incharge lacks awareness in key areas of risk factor contol or good retail practices… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Jamie Tallent named president, CEO of River City Bank. Rome’s Reid, Cartersville’s King among top paid football coaches in Georgia in 2017-18. Services tonight, Wednesday for Mike Ragland.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Jamie Tallent named president, CEO of River City Bank. Rome’s Reid, Cartersville’s King among top paid football coaches in Georgia in 2017-18. Services tonight, Wednesday for Mike Ragland.

LATEST HEADLINES Morning updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Jamie Tallent named president, chief executive officer of River City Bank. Tallent Business: Debbie Davis joins Greater Community Bank as loan operations manager. Rome Floyd Development Authority meets this morning. Business Time to vote: Alcohol measures on Cave Spring ballot today; SPLOST vote… Read more

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From condominiums and apartments to townhouses, more than 100 units coming to three sites in downtown Rome, offering unique living options.

From condominiums and apartments to townhouses, more than 100 units coming to three sites in downtown Rome, offering unique living options.

  By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net Over the next 18-20 months, an infusion of more than 100 condominiums, apartments and town houses are scheduled to be available in downtown Rome, giving several options for upscale living on or near Broad Street. The first project is nearing completion in the heart of downtown while foundation work is… Read more

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Courtyard by Marriott to rise adjacent to Clarence Brown Conference Center in Cartersville. Rome’s Courtyard the base of 2019 edition of Confluence.

Courtyard by Marriott to rise adjacent to Clarence Brown Conference Center in Cartersville. Rome’s Courtyard the base of 2019 edition of Confluence.

  For more than a year, there’s been talk of a hotel joining the Clarence Brown Conference Center campus off Ga. 20 across from the Cartersville home of Georgia Highlands College. On Sunday, the Daily Tribune News reported the deal is moving forward for a 117-room Courtyard by Marriott with a conference area of its… Read more

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Buzz: Special vote in Cave Spring Tuesday could decide the fate of the proposed distilling company. Armuchee High students in statewide cooking contest.

Buzz: Special vote in Cave Spring Tuesday could decide the fate of the proposed distilling company. Armuchee High students in statewide cooking contest.

Big vote Tuesday for Cave Spring residents:The special vote, for registered voters in the city only, asks these questions: Whether to authorize the city issue licenses for the package sale of distilled spirits. Whether to permit and regulate Sunday sales of distilled spirits or alcoholic beverages for beverage purposes by the drink. Whether to permit and… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Dry, mostly sunny week with highs near 60 — and potential fire danger later today.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Dry, mostly sunny week with highs near 60 — and potential fire danger later today.

  THE LATEST The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Freeze Warning, which is in effect from 2 until 10 a.m. Tuesday as temperatures drop to 29 to 32 degrees. Freezing temperatures could damage or kill sensitive vegetation and affect early-bloom crops. OUTLOOK Despite all our recent rain, the National Weather Service… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. What to know about March Madness; First Four is Tuesday. This week’s high school baseball schedules.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. What to know about March Madness; First Four is Tuesday. This week’s high school baseball schedules.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. SPORTS HEADLINES March Madness begins. For more, please see the NCAA’s home page. March Madness Click here for the bracket. Women’s bracket due later today. Women’s NCAA Georgia State going to the dance: Sunday’s Sun Belt championship win means the Panthers… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: More than 100 condos, apartments coming to downtown Rome is current plans hold. Courtyard planned near Cartersville conference center; in Rome, Courtyard home to 2019 Confluence. Key vote in Cave Spring Tuesday. What’s cooking with Armuchee High student chefs

Latest Heritage First Headlines: More than 100 condos, apartments coming to downtown Rome is current plans hold. Courtyard planned near Cartersville conference center; in Rome, Courtyard home to 2019 Confluence. Key vote in Cave Spring Tuesday. What’s cooking with Armuchee High student chefs

LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION From condominiums and apartments to townhouses, more than 100 units coming to three sites in downtown Rome, offering unique living options. Downtown living Courtyard by Marriott to rise adjacent to Clarence Brown Conference Center in Cartersville. Rome’s Courtyard the base of 2019 edition… Read more

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Business: The Canoe House, an outdoor apparel and equipment retailer, coming to Broad Street in April.

Business: The Canoe House, an outdoor apparel and equipment retailer, coming to Broad Street in April.

    A new outdoor gear and apparel store is coming to Broad Street. The Canoe House will be opening mid-April at 608 Broad St., along side Colosseum Escape Rooms. Property owners Garry and Cindy Fricks purchased the building last November and will be running the business with Manager Brandon Williams. The store will feature outdoor apparel… Read more

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Health: Floyd Medical Center awaits state appeal decision to add open heart surgery services. Redmond Regional Medical Center given final ‘green light’ to start obstetrics services.

Health: Floyd Medical Center awaits state appeal decision to add open heart surgery services. Redmond Regional Medical Center given final ‘green light’ to start obstetrics services.

  Floyd Medical Center is now awaiting a decision by an appeal panel of the Georgia Department of Community Health on their bid to open a $16.6 million open heart surgery program. Floyd’s application was denied last June, but the hospital quickly filed an appeal that was also intervened by Redmond Regional Medical Center.  The… Read more

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Health: Flu season continues to ‘slow down’ with no new deaths statewide; only 21 new hospitalizations in Metro Atlanta area. So far, 19 deaths this season.

Health: Flu season continues to ‘slow down’ with no new deaths statewide; only 21 new hospitalizations in Metro Atlanta area. So far, 19 deaths this season.

    Flu cases continue to be relatively low for the week ending March 9, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. There were no new fatalities, but 21 hospitalizations related to the flu in metro Atlanta. Since Sept. 30, a total of 1,330 people have been hospitalized and 19 people have died. During… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Chilly start this morning, should warm up near 60. Ahead this week: Sunshine and no rain in forecast.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Chilly start this morning, should warm up near 60. Ahead this week: Sunshine and no rain in forecast.

  OUTLOOK FORECAST Sunday: Patchy frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 61. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Monday: Sunny, with a high near 57. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Rome Braves Invitational scores. Duke wins ACC Championship. Today: SEC Championship game with Tennessee vs. Auburn.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Rome Braves Invitational scores. Duke wins ACC Championship. Today: SEC Championship game with Tennessee vs. Auburn.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. SPORTS HEADLINES HIGH SCHOOL/baseball Saturday schedule Rome tops Cass, 11-7. Cedartown falls to Rockmart, 4-1. Rome Braves Baseball Invitational at State Mutual Stadium: Cartersville over Sonoraville, 8-1. Pepperell over Coosa, 9-3. Darlington edges Mount Zion, 2-1. Complete game win for Lawson… Read more

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