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School safety: Trion High, Adairsville Middle the latest to find a note about a threatened shooting. Latest updates from across Northwest Georgia.

School safety: Trion High, Adairsville Middle the latest to find a note about a threatened shooting. Latest updates from across Northwest Georgia.

Statement (and image) from the Superintendent of Trion City Schools, Dr. Phil Williams: “At approximately 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 22, the Trion High School administration was notified of a potential threatening statement. This statement was written in pencil in very small lettering (approximately a quarter inch in height) in the mortar of the block wall… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: School safety concerns at Model Middle. Two teens held in Gordon, Chattooga counties. Extra officers at Woodland, Cass high schools. Moms’ march draws 1,500 in Atlanta. Record heat Wednesday; more today. Model girls advance to Elite 8; four boys teams play tonight.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: School safety concerns at Model Middle. Two teens held in Gordon, Chattooga counties. Extra officers at Woodland, Cass high schools. Moms’ march draws 1,500 in Atlanta. Record heat Wednesday; more today. Model girls advance to Elite 8; four boys teams play tonight.

  First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION School safety: Extra security at Model Middle Thursday morning. Chattooga teen charged with disruption of public schools in Tuesday case. Gordon Central student charged with a felony; deputies cite threats to ‘shoot… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Aftermath: From talks about school safety enhancements to another threat on a local campus. As heart month continues, how cutting edge cardiac care grew in Northwest Georgia. Warmer days ahead — maybe storms, too.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Aftermath: From talks about school safety enhancements to another threat on a local campus. As heart month continues, how cutting edge cardiac care grew in Northwest Georgia. Warmer days ahead — maybe storms, too.

  First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION A day that started with one school system discussing safety enhancements ends with another dealing with ‘threatening’ message found on campus. All of Tuesday’s local updates. Aftermath Business: Mathis True Value… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Bomb squad called to Restoration Rome. 13,000 watch School Board discuss student safety this morning. Revised strip center to add more retail on Shorter amid lots of vacancies. Heat wave begins. Watch noon press conference with governor, Hufstetler on tax changes.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Bomb squad called to Restoration Rome. 13,000 watch School Board discuss student safety this morning. Revised strip center to add more retail on Shorter amid lots of vacancies. Heat wave begins. Watch noon press conference with governor, Hufstetler on tax changes.

  First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Package designed to look like a bomb found outside Restoration Rome Tuesday morning; all clear given. Update Education: Big online audience for Floyd County Board of Education meeting on school safety. Plus: Monday’s radio interview. Morning wreck slows Riverside Parkway just off Turner… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Harvest Moon Catering spreads to three sites on Broad. GBI investigating death of jail inmate. Druck Report: Angered students, parents demanding action by Congress on school safety. Warm week ahead; 70s each day; some rain.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Harvest Moon Catering spreads to three sites on Broad. GBI investigating death of jail inmate. Druck Report: Angered students, parents demanding action by Congress on school safety. Warm week ahead; 70s each day; some rain.

  First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Education: Pepperell High staged ‘lockdown drill’ Monday morning; all ‘responded wonderfully.’ Politics: Hufstetler to join Deal, others in outlining changes to tax code legislation on Tuesday. Plus: Governor appoints Gordon sheriff to state board. Updates from the Floyd County Jail and Bartow County… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Floyd School board to discuss school safety on Tuesday. Los Reyes closing in Cartersville. My Simply Southern Home moving to Rome. Heart of the Community Awards’ photos.

Heritage First Headlines: Floyd School board to discuss school safety on Tuesday. Los Reyes closing in Cartersville. My Simply Southern Home moving to Rome. Heart of the Community Awards’ photos.

  First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Education: Floyd County Board of Education to discuss school safety on Tuesday. All ideas “on the table” from hiring more resource officers to arming teachers to more mental health professionals. Education Dining: After 30 years in Cartersville, Los Reyes Mexican Restaurant to close its doors March… Read more

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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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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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Latest Heritage First Headlines: There are 1,075 parking spaces in downtown Rome on weekdays; why do they fill so quickly? Plus: Link to study; take parking survey. Two eaglets now in Berry nest. Weather spring break: High of 73 today. Eight area high school basketball teams open state playoffs at home.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: There are 1,075 parking spaces in downtown Rome on weekdays; why do they fill so quickly? Plus: Link to study; take parking survey. Two eaglets now in Berry nest. Weather spring break: High of 73 today. Eight area high school basketball teams open state playoffs at home.

  First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES One dead, one critically injured following collision on Blacks Bluff Road Thursday morning. Updates from the Floyd County Jail, Bartow County Jail and Polk County Jail. MORNING EDITION Parking in downtown Rome: 1,075 spaces available most weekdays for shoppers, dinners, employees and residents.… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: LakePoint drive-by: Taco Bell almost here; no changes for Quik Trip, next hotels. Expect another food truck here soon. Latest on local flood warnings as waters recede, temperatures rise. Ash Wednesday schedule. State high school basketball tournament updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: LakePoint drive-by: Taco Bell almost here; no changes for Quik Trip, next hotels. Expect another food truck here soon. Latest on local flood warnings as waters recede, temperatures rise. Ash Wednesday schedule. State high school basketball tournament updates.

  First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Latest updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION Business: Taco Bell quickly rising at LakePoint; QuikTrip is anything but. Also pending: The next wave of hotels. Plus: Another food truck en route? Good news for the one-time… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome OKs steps toward latest tax break — amid region’s hottest development strip. Flooding continues following nearly 9 inches of rain in eight days. Cartersville man jailed on charges of killing 11-month-old. Plus: Run like a leprechaun.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome OKs steps toward latest tax break — amid region’s hottest development strip. Flooding continues following nearly 9 inches of rain in eight days. Cartersville man jailed on charges of killing 11-month-old. Plus: Run like a leprechaun.

  First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Cedartown Police seek citizens help in finding vandals who damaged fountain at Veterans Park. Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING REPORT Politics: Rome OKs opening door for a tax allocation district for mall area not ‘subjected to… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: South Rome success — two new apartment complexes filled; third going fast. Two TB cases in Polk County schools; what’s next. Oostanaula above ‘action’ stage from rain. Column: ‘Kumbaya’ take on downtown parking just hit a wall.

Heritage First Headlines: South Rome success — two new apartment complexes filled; third going fast. Two TB cases in Polk County schools; what’s next. Oostanaula above ‘action’ stage from rain. Column: ‘Kumbaya’ take on downtown parking just hit a wall.

  First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. South Rome Apartments already a success; two sites are at capacity and Burrell Square is filling quickly.  ‘There has been a ton of interest . . .’ Revitalized Health: Polk Schools, health district report two cases of tuberculosis. Updates on what’s being done. Health Ware Mechanical Weather… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Flood watch until 7 p.m., another inch possible. Bartow officers investigating man’s body found off I-75. Rome Commission to decide Mount Berry Tax Allocation district on Monday. Regional hoops updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Flood watch until 7 p.m., another inch possible. Bartow officers investigating man’s body found off I-75. Rome Commission to decide Mount Berry Tax Allocation district on Monday. Regional hoops updates.

  First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES: Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Soggy Sunday ahead. Flood watch in effect until 7 p.m. More than an inch in Rome so far; 1.75 inches in Cartersville. Forecast Update: The body of male found… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: ALDI expanding Rome store, will temporarily close this summer. Broad St. salon owner charged with murder. Flood watch in effect, 2-4 inches possible. Harvest Moon Cafe expanding to ‘The Vogue’ building.

Heritage First Headlines: ALDI expanding Rome store, will temporarily close this summer. Broad St. salon owner charged with murder. Flood watch in effect, 2-4 inches possible. Harvest Moon Cafe expanding to ‘The Vogue’ building.

  First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Business: Aldi making the next move in local grocery wars. Rome store will grow — but close briefly as well. Grocers  Broad Street hair salon owner charged with murder, other counts in husband’s death last September in Chattooga County. Arrest Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Weekend washout with… Read more

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