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Updated: Three vintage helicopters spotted in convoy in Rome and Cartersville Tuesday. Video plus six photos.

Updated: Three vintage helicopters spotted in convoy in Rome and Cartersville Tuesday. Video plus six photos.

  IN ROME AT THE BYPASS, U.S. 411   Transport complete: Three older style helicopters were moved through Cartersville earlier today. We have notes into Cartersville and Bartow officials for updates on what’s behind it all. Photos courtesy of Doug Barker. Know more about it? Please email us at druck@hometownheadlines.com Update no. 1: The helicopters… Read more

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Buzz: Get a free ticket to Chieftains Museum this Saturday. Pop Up Dog Park is Sunday. Open house at elections office Sept. 26.

Buzz: Get a free ticket to Chieftains Museum this Saturday. Pop Up Dog Park is Sunday. Open house at elections office Sept. 26.

Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home will once again participate in the Museum Day Live! event sponsored by Smithsonian magazine on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Museum Day Live! is a nationwide annual celebration encouraging communities to visit museums across the country. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide entry to anyone presenting… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Jim Bishop named general manager of the Rome Braves. Latest rankings for high school softball, volleyball. Weekly soccer update. Half-price registration for Harbin Hero Hustle ends Friday.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Jim Bishop named general manager of the Rome Braves. Latest rankings for high school softball, volleyball. Weekly soccer update. Half-price registration for Harbin Hero Hustle ends Friday.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HEADLINES .Jim Bishop named vice president and general manager of the Rome Braves. Bishop  Week 6 softball rankings from the AJC: In 2A, Rockmart and Pepperell are first and second in 2A. Calhoun is no. 3 in 3A The GHSA power rankings through Tuesday… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Edward Roy Green, Mrs. Willie Ruth Starling.

Obituaries: Mr. Edward Roy Green, Mrs. Willie Ruth Starling.

Mr. Edward Roy Green, age 79, of Lyerly, and formerly of Lindale, passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017, in a local hospital. Mr. Green was born in Ft Payne, Ala., on March 30, 1938, son of the late Julian Green and the late Ruth Magnolia Hayes Green.  He was a former employee of Lindale… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

  FLOYD CHEF CHEN BUFFET) 29 RIVERBEND DR ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: September 19, 2017 Score: 82, Grade: B SEASONS 208 BROAD ST ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: September 19, 2017 Score: 91, Grade: A WEST CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Food Service Inspections) LAVENDER DR ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: September 19, 2017 Score: 97,… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Saturday preview of Sam’s Burger-Deli/Schroeder’s (cool signage). What those ACT scores mean. East Rome Beverage Center takes shape. The Spires of Berry College applies for planners’ OK. New general manager for Rome Braves. Tracking Maria.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Saturday preview of Sam’s Burger-Deli/Schroeder’s (cool signage). What those ACT scores mean. East Rome Beverage Center takes shape. The Spires of Berry College applies for planners’ OK. New general manager for Rome Braves. Tracking Maria.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Traffic: Floyd 911 reports ‘multiple tractor trailer accident’ on Ga. 20, urges motorists to ‘avoid the area all morning.’ MORNING EDITION Dining: Get a preview of Sam’s Burger-Deli/Schroeder’s this Saturday in Armuchee. (You can’t beat the aerial signage). Sam’s Business: Steel is up at new… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Code Orange smog alert for Bartow County, metro Atlanta on Thursday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Code Orange smog alert for Bartow County, metro Atlanta on Thursday.

LATEST ON MARIA Maria has ravaged Puerto Rico and has lost much of its strength; it is down to 110 mph winds but will intensify swiftly. The latest OUTLOOK Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Thursday in Bartow, metro Atlanta: The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division has issued a Code Orange (Unhealthy for sensitive… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Jim Bishop named vice president and general manager of the Rome Braves.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Jim Bishop named vice president and general manager of the Rome Braves.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Media release: The Atlanta Braves have named Jim Bishop vice president and general manager of the Rome Braves.  Bishop had been serving as the assistant general manager of the Mississippi Braves and will replace Mike Dunn who was recently promoted to Vice President of Florida… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: As Northwest Georgians lend in handle in still-reeling Florida, Maria poses a new threat. 5 Guys coming to Calhoun. Mohawk has 130 local jobs available. Last days of summer will be warm ones.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: As Northwest Georgians lend in handle in still-reeling Florida, Maria poses a new threat. 5 Guys coming to Calhoun. Mohawk has 130 local jobs available. Last days of summer will be warm ones.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk county jails. MORNING EDITION Tracking Maria, recovering from Irma: As another hurricane threatens, Northwest Georgia sends donations, personnel to a still-reeling Florida. Hurricanes Business: Dining: Five Guys coming to Calhoun. Helped wanted at Mohawk: 130 jobs.… Read more

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Tracking Maria, recovering from Irma: As another hurricane threatens, Northwest Georgia sends donations, personnel to a still-reeling Florida.

Tracking Maria, recovering from Irma: As another hurricane threatens, Northwest Georgia sends donations, personnel to a still-reeling Florida.

WATCHING MARIA Maria will pass over Puerto Rico on Wednesday where a state of emergency already has been declared. All eyes are on where the storm moves next. The 5 a.m. summary: Maria is moving toward the west-northwest near 9 mph and this general motion is expected to continue through Wednesday. On the forecast track, the eye of Maria… Read more

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Business: Dining: Five Guys coming to Calhoun. Helped wanted at Mohawk: 130 jobs. Development authority meets.

Business: Dining: Five Guys coming to Calhoun. Helped wanted at Mohawk: 130 jobs. Development authority meets.

  Five Guys Burgers & Fries seeks bids on Calhoun location: The popular hamburger chain is coming to Calhoun Station at 613 Ga. 53, Suite 200,  and seeks bids for an “interior buildout” of less than 5,000 square feet. Bids ae due by 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3. It is the latest Northwest Georgia location… Read more

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Buzz: Heart of the Community nominations sought. Recovery Month celebration, walk is Saturday. Cedartown Christmas Parade details. Harbor House says thanks to Roman Rumble runners, helpers. Today’s meetings.

Buzz: Heart of the Community nominations sought. Recovery Month celebration, walk is Saturday. Cedartown Christmas Parade details. Harbor House says thanks to Roman Rumble runners, helpers. Today’s meetings.

  The Heart of the Community Foundation Inc. is  accepting nominations of potential recipients for the annual Heart of the Community Awards of Honor.  The deadline is Oct. 23. The awards committee searches for individuals who have given their time and talents to make this community a better place in which to live through their… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Three new coaches at Georgia Highlands. Honors for Berry receiver, goalie. Latest high school football updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Three new coaches at Georgia Highlands. Honors for Berry receiver, goalie. Latest high school football updates.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS   Media release: Georgia Highlands Collegewelcomed three new coaches over the summer for the men’s basketball team, the women’s basketball team and the softball team. Greg Schiefen comes all the way from Corning, New York. He will serve as the assistant men’s and women’s basketball coach. Schiefen… Read more

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Obituaries: Mary Kate Smith-Head, Mrs. Eloise Oliver Sewell, Mrs. Pauline Whelchel “Polly” Sitten.

Obituaries: Mary Kate Smith-Head, Mrs. Eloise Oliver Sewell, Mrs. Pauline Whelchel “Polly” Sitten.

  Mrs. Pauline Whelchel “Polly” Sitten, age 89, of Rome, passed away Sunday morning, September 17, 2017, in a local health care facility. Mrs. Sitten was born in Floyd County on August 26, 1928, daughter of the late Joseph Oscar “J. O.” Whelchel and the late Audrey Jackson Whelchel.  She was also preceded in death… Read more

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