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Heritage First Headlines: New drama at Shorter (and not in the arts department). Heart of the Community honorees due Sunday. Cole Swindell in Rome Dec. 28. Only 10 options to see ‘Last Jedi’  tonight. Latest on the Rome-Warner football championship.

Heritage First Headlines: New drama at Shorter (and not in the arts department). Heart of the Community honorees due Sunday. Cole Swindell in Rome Dec. 28. Only 10 options to see ‘Last Jedi’ tonight. Latest on the Rome-Warner football championship.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. What we’re hearing: The drama that is Shorter. ‘Only’ 10 early showings locally of the new Star Wars tonight. Cole Swindell in Rome: A Georgia exclusive at RCBC. Coming Sunday: Heart of the Community honorees. Around town Rome Police: Shots fired on/near East 15th Street today;… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Former Fricks building on the market for $1.5 million — with a contract pending. Wallace named police chief. Doug Jones wins a stunner in Alabama. What to do with the storm debris. Plenty of Christmas events left, including a packed weekend. Key updates on Rome-Warner Robins game.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Former Fricks building on the market for $1.5 million — with a contract pending. Wallace named police chief. Doug Jones wins a stunner in Alabama. What to do with the storm debris. Plenty of Christmas events left, including a packed weekend. Key updates on Rome-Warner Robins game.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION: 420 Broad St. back in play for $1.5 million and there’s already a contract pending. Downtown Mark Wallace takes over as Floyd County Police Chief on Dec. 17. Wallace Alabama stunner:… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Will moving the Rome game from the Atlanta stadium mean less playoff revenue? Plus game updates. See the area’s largest Christmas card. Updates on rescheduled Christmas events. Back to the mid 40s after one day of ‘thaw.’

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Will moving the Rome game from the Atlanta stadium mean less playoff revenue? Plus game updates. See the area’s largest Christmas card. Updates on rescheduled Christmas events. Back to the mid 40s after one day of ‘thaw.’

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Reports from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION Rome’s 5A championship game at Warner Robins likely means a drop in playoff funds — which totaled $66,000 last season. Championship Business: Redmond Regional has what we’re calling the region’s largest… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Weather aftermath: Latest on schools, power, the commute. Two local churches move in opposite directions. What’s left of Shorter athletics? Rome Schools: Who evaluates superintendent, old or new school board?

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Weather aftermath: Latest on schools, power, the commute. Two local churches move in opposite directions. What’s left of Shorter athletics? Rome Schools: Who evaluates superintendent, old or new school board?

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Latest reports from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Most schools open; just one report of block ice (Ga. 53). Power still out for 1,900 in four-county area. Latest updates. Weather Two Churches, Two Directions:… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Latest updates on power outages, road conditions, church closings. Postponed events extends Christmas calendar. More cool air due midweek; no snow, however.

Heritage First Headlines: Latest updates on power outages, road conditions, church closings. Postponed events extends Christmas calendar. More cool air due midweek; no snow, however.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Ware Mechanical aftermath: The latest on power outages, any road issues from overnight and this morning. Aftermath. Latest on Sunday closings: Several churches change schedules; one church without power cancels services. Closings Ware Mechanical Weather Center: We’ll see the low 50s on Monday and then right… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Latest on winter storm with 6-plus inches of snow, over 16,000 without power, road closures, weather delays. The Gravy Boat delays reopening to January. Rome’s championship game moved to Dec. 15.

Heritage First Headlines: Latest on winter storm with 6-plus inches of snow, over 16,000 without power, road closures, weather delays. The Gravy Boat delays reopening to January. Rome’s championship game moved to Dec. 15.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Winter weather warning until 10 a.m. Black ice a major concern on roads. Over 16,000 without power in Floyd, Bartow and Gordon. Temperatures expected to reach 40 today. Weather Ware Mechanical closings/delays for Saturday: Medical offices, school activities, restaurants and more. Closings Update… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Winter storm warning now through Saturday morning; latest updates. Floyd schools closed; latest updates. Huge day for Rome, Calhoun football teams (weather permitting). New buffet needs two more weeks; big menu — and venue. Weekend Christmas events.

Heritage First Headlines: Winter storm warning now through Saturday morning; latest updates. Floyd schools closed; latest updates. Huge day for Rome, Calhoun football teams (weather permitting). New buffet needs two more weeks; big menu — and venue. Weekend Christmas events.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Ware Mechanical Alert: Winter storm warning, two inches of snow possible for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk counties through 7 a.m. Saturday. Weather Closings and delays. Continuing updates at Closings Dining: Slight delay for larger-than-expected Country House Buffet. Also big: The planned menu. Dining Sad news from… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rain/snow mix tonight, Friday; watch that commute to championships Friday. Rhino Smokehouse closing — in Armuchee, at least. Turkey caused salmonella outbreak at Toyo Tire. Rome, Calhoun sell all their ‘local’ tickets for Friday’s title games; plenty available at the stadium.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rain/snow mix tonight, Friday; watch that commute to championships Friday. Rhino Smokehouse closing — in Armuchee, at least. Turkey caused salmonella outbreak at Toyo Tire. Rome, Calhoun sell all their ‘local’ tickets for Friday’s title games; plenty available at the stadium.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST UPDATES Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A rain-snow mix possible tonight, Friday; pay special attention if you’re heading to the games in Atlanta. . Weather Rhino Smokehouse & Catering closing Saturday, at least… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Ristorante Mabianni, the restaurant with the funny name but the best Italian food, closing Dec. 29. Taverna adds Saturday brunch. DiPrima’s Shoes starts expansion in Armuchee. Snow showers out of the forecast — we think. Sports: High school playoff updates, honors for Berry coach, two soccer updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Ristorante Mabianni, the restaurant with the funny name but the best Italian food, closing Dec. 29. Taverna adds Saturday brunch. DiPrima’s Shoes starts expansion in Armuchee. Snow showers out of the forecast — we think. Sports: High school playoff updates, honors for Berry coach, two soccer updates.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Health Department: Turkeys were the cause of the salmonella outbreak at Toyo Tire following a catered meal Nov. 14-15. At least 90 went to ER; five were hospitalized. Dramatic photos from accident, fire in West Rome on Tuesday. Adairsville Police: Suspect charged with burglary,… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rain today, snow possible Friday night, late Saturday. In our schools: All rise for a Supreme Court justice. Marketplace to help education. Tech/teaching updates. Prom at the Coosa. Latest on Rome, Calhoun and the football championships.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rain today, snow possible Friday night, late Saturday. In our schools: All rise for a Supreme Court justice. Marketplace to help education. Tech/teaching updates. Prom at the Coosa. Latest on Rome, Calhoun and the football championships.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Three-quarters of an inch of rain today; snow showers possible Friday night, Saturday.  Weather In our schools: Busy December with a state supreme court justice holding court; an arts & crafts market benefiting education improvements;  technology/teacher updates; and prom at the Coosa. Education… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: $40 million Marketplace powers Cartersville’s retail scene, boosts sales tax revenue. Berry student’s ‘cheesy’ rap video. Name change for 411 hotel.  Weather: Wet, cold, snow? John McClellan’s final high school picks; Rome, Calhoun sell playoff tickets.  Purple Hurricanes help football opponent recover from Irma.

Heritage First Headlines: $40 million Marketplace powers Cartersville’s retail scene, boosts sales tax revenue. Berry student’s ‘cheesy’ rap video. Name change for 411 hotel. Weather: Wet, cold, snow? John McClellan’s final high school picks; Rome, Calhoun sell playoff tickets. Purple Hurricanes help football opponent recover from Irma.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Main Street Marketplace, a $40 million investment that opened a year ago, drawing new business to Cartersville with more on the way. Impact: 7 to 8% jump in sales tax revenue so far. Business Buzz: Best Western on U.S. 411 now a Red Roof Inn. Berry… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Four-wheeler accident kills Bartow man. Rome’s Kroger adding ‘ClickList’ online shopping. Floyd Police honor retiring Chief Shiflett. What to know if you’re heading to Rome, Calhoun championship games.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Four-wheeler accident kills Bartow man. Rome’s Kroger adding ‘ClickList’ online shopping. Floyd Police honor retiring Chief Shiflett. What to know if you’re heading to Rome, Calhoun championship games.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Man in his 20s dies in early morning four-wheeler accident in Bartow County. Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Business: Kroger’s convenience shopping service ‘ClickList’ coming to Rome store by first of the year. Business Law Enforcement community comes… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Rome and Calhoun advance to state championship. Georgia Trend ranks local hospitals. ServiceMaster by Twins expanding. Floyd Co. Marching Band in today’s Atlanta parade.

Heritage First Headlines: Rome and Calhoun advance to state championship. Georgia Trend ranks local hospitals. ServiceMaster by Twins expanding. Floyd Co. Marching Band in today’s Atlanta parade.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Health: How Georgia Trend’s analysis ranks Floyd, Redmond Regional, Cartersville Medical and Gordon Hospital. Health Business: Rome-based ServiceMaster by Twins expanding into metro-Atlanta. Aspen Dental and Five Guys coming to Calhoun. Business Live from Atlanta, the 120 members of the Floyd County Marching Band, on WSB… Read more

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