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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Dr. Jeff Wilson, Floyd’s next superintendent of schools, talks about what’s ahead. Middle Eastern Grill opens; Rockmart’s Captain D’s not far behind. Bartow firefighters urge caution on ‘extremely dangerous’ Etowah. Heat index could hit 100 again today.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Dr. Jeff Wilson, Floyd’s next superintendent of schools, talks about what’s ahead. Middle Eastern Grill opens; Rockmart’s Captain D’s not far behind. Bartow firefighters urge caution on ‘extremely dangerous’ Etowah. Heat index could hit 100 again today.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Clean up continues in Chattooga County following severe storm Sunday afternoon; at least 50 trees toppled. We hope to have updates on a jet ski accident on Lake Allatoona on Sunday. Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome man killed in Saturday shooting; police search for suspect. Renovations nearly complete at Rome ALDI. A different Father’s Day story for local surgeon and son.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome man killed in Saturday shooting; police search for suspect. Renovations nearly complete at Rome ALDI. A different Father’s Day story for local surgeon and son.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Search continues for suspect in North Rome murder. Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Man killed in shooting off North Broad Street. Police searching for suspect wanted on murder, aggravated assault charges. Murder Business: Renovations nearly complete… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Jerusalem Grill & Sports Bar seeks pouring license in West Rome. Cartersville business updates. RHS student killed in Cedartown crash. Governor’s Honors begins at Berry.

Heritage First Headlines: Jerusalem Grill & Sports Bar seeks pouring license in West Rome. Cartersville business updates. RHS student killed in Cedartown crash. Governor’s Honors begins at Berry.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. Dining: Beer pouring permit sought for Jerusalem Grill & Sports Bar in West Rome. Plus: Review of ‘Brunch Bill’ and proposed changes. Dining Cartersville Business: Demolition complete at Chick-fil-A, plus new hours for ‘express’ location. Updates on Ross Dress for Less, Discount Tire. Business Rome… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Jake’s on the Lake due June 28 in Cedar Bluff. Duke’s a permit away from new Broad Street location. 4-year-old drowns in East Floyd. Rome Braves clinch playoff spot. What’s ahead this weekend. Today’s heat index could hit 99.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Jake’s on the Lake due June 28 in Cedar Bluff. Duke’s a permit away from new Broad Street location. 4-year-old drowns in East Floyd. Rome Braves clinch playoff spot. What’s ahead this weekend. Today’s heat index could hit 99.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Reports from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Business: Jake’s on the Lake coming to Cedar Bluff. Duke’s just about ready for Broad Street opening. Chamber after hours this evening at Rome Braves’ game. Business  Autopsy scheduled for 4-year-old… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: More changes for Rome’s Kroger. May jobs snapshot for Northwest Georgia. Search on for armed robber who hit employee with handgun. Bass Pro: No plans yet for LakePoint site. ‘Sing for Their Supper’ raises $7,000; to return in 2019. High of 93 this weekend.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: More changes for Rome’s Kroger. May jobs snapshot for Northwest Georgia. Search on for armed robber who hit employee with handgun. Bass Pro: No plans yet for LakePoint site. ‘Sing for Their Supper’ raises $7,000; to return in 2019. High of 93 this weekend.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. Business: Rome’s ever-evolving Kroger is at it again — this time, more meals-to-go, natural foods, soup and salad bar. Kroger Jobs: 800 more jobs here in May vs. same month last year. But: First-time jobs claims also rise. Jobs Search continues for suspect who robbed… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Mathews leaving Russell Airport for Athens post. Some work begins on parking deck issues. Latest on LakePoint and what’s next. Education, business, sports updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Mathews leaving Russell Airport for Athens post. Some work begins on parking deck issues. Latest on LakePoint and what’s next. Education, business, sports updates.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County Jail and Bartow County Jail. MORNING REPORT Business: Mike Mathews leaving Russell Airport for similar spot in Athens-Clarke County. About Russell: ‘The airport holds a warm place in my heart.’ Airport Some updates on parking issues, including deck… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Continuing updates on LakePoint bankruptcy, what’s next. Crawdaddy’s drops weekday lunch, cites health issue. Knucklehead Cafe closes in Rockmart; Running Wild catering, too. Downtown parking debate far from over. GNTC students part of ‘Great Race.’ More storms likely today.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Continuing updates on LakePoint bankruptcy, what’s next. Crawdaddy’s drops weekday lunch, cites health issue. Knucklehead Cafe closes in Rockmart; Running Wild catering, too. Downtown parking debate far from over. GNTC students part of ‘Great Race.’ More storms likely today.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Next update by 11 a.m.: LakePoint files for bankruptcy, cite debts of $10 million to $50 million. New operators: Brief setback; hotels, restaurants, entertainment spots exempt; focus remains on growth.… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: How a 2:15 a.m. phone call will help homeless women, children in our area. Cartersville project brings new players into the region. Rome Braves hold 1.5-game lead in final week of playoff hunt. Summer weather pattern is here: Hot and stormy.

Heritage First Headlines: How a 2:15 a.m. phone call will help homeless women, children in our area. Cartersville project brings new players into the region. Rome Braves hold 1.5-game lead in final week of playoff hunt. Summer weather pattern is here: Hot and stormy.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. A 2:15 a.m. phone from a homeless mother of two inspires the Ruth and Naomi Project. But your help needed before it can open early next year. Ruth and Naomi Project Business Monday: Cartersville project also sees new commercial real estate player in Northwest… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Cartersville’s Chick-fil-A closes, Express opens as rebuild begins. Dwarf House hosts reunion. Four things on our radar this week. Summer bummer for some melon buyers. Rome Braves hang on to first place. Light rain, high near 90 today.

Heritage First Headlines: Cartersville’s Chick-fil-A closes, Express opens as rebuild begins. Dwarf House hosts reunion. Four things on our radar this week. Summer bummer for some melon buyers. Rome Braves hang on to first place. Light rain, high near 90 today.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Steak ‘N Shake hopes to open by 8 this morning following kitchen fire. More than 9,000 jam 11th Rome River Jam to hear Kane Brown, Riley Green, others. Photo gallery by Matthew McConnell. MORNING EDITION Express debuts in Cartersville as Chick-fil-A… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: State suicide rates up nearly 17%, a look at warning signs. Motorcyclist killed in Adairsville crash. Rome River Jam, RockFest at Tellus today. More rain ahead.

Heritage First Headlines: State suicide rates up nearly 17%, a look at warning signs. Motorcyclist killed in Adairsville crash. Rome River Jam, RockFest at Tellus today. More rain ahead.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. With state suicide rates up nearly 17%, local health officials stepping up efforts to educate public on warning signs. Suicide State patrol: Motorcyclist, 27, killed in Friday morning collision in Adairsville. Accident  Education: Model’s Kat Hatcher earns Kiwanis honor — but not the one all… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: More residential sought in downtown neighborhood. Abuse charges return against Darlington. Weekend: Rome River Jam, Tellus Rock Fest and back on the rivers. Weather: High of 90, some rain possible.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: More residential sought in downtown neighborhood. Abuse charges return against Darlington. Weekend: Rome River Jam, Tellus Rock Fest and back on the rivers. Weather: High of 90, some rain possible.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING REPORT Rome commission to hear bit to rezone property near Clocktower to allow more residential use. Developer cites growing downtown appeal. Downtown  17 civil suits filed against Darlington, renewing sexual… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Petition seeks a U-turn on downtown Rome parking plan. Concrete poured at Lofts. Weekend: Rome River Jam begins with ‘tap takeover;’ Rockfest is Saturday, Sunday at Tellus. Berry athletics director resigning.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Petition seeks a U-turn on downtown Rome parking plan. Concrete poured at Lofts. Weekend: Rome River Jam begins with ‘tap takeover;’ Rockfest is Saturday, Sunday at Tellus. Berry athletics director resigning.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING REPORT Petition seeks eight-step change in downtown parking plan as issue goes before City Commission again on Monday. Parking  Business: Concrete in place as construction continues on the Lofts at… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Toys R Us in Rome closing June 27. Now open: Women of Zion Fashion, Bento Bx, RaceTrac; coming soon: Thatcher’s barbecue. Downtown Saturday river events a go July 7 after Big Float close call. Six Rome Braves make all-star squad.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Toys R Us in Rome closing June 27. Now open: Women of Zion Fashion, Bento Bx, RaceTrac; coming soon: Thatcher’s barbecue. Downtown Saturday river events a go July 7 after Big Float close call. Six Rome Braves make all-star squad.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Berry Athletics Director Todd Brooks resigning; just completed Vikings’ most decorated year in SAA competition. Temporary lane shift on U.S. 41 in Cartersville set for June 12. Reports from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails from overnight. MORNING… Read more

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