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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Irma and Northwest Georgia: What you need to know so far. Tree-cutting accident kills Rockmart man. Final five Rome School Board candidate profiles, Q&As.  Campaign Watch. Norman’s No-Nos: Georgia or the Irish? Beautiful four days ahead — and then Irma?

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Irma and Northwest Georgia: What you need to know so far. Tree-cutting accident kills Rockmart man. Final five Rome School Board candidate profiles, Q&As. Campaign Watch. Norman’s No-Nos: Georgia or the Irish? Beautiful four days ahead — and then Irma?

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION: Hurricane Irma: Hurricane Irma: Latest on potential local impact, the storm’s path so far and what’s next. Key updates at 7:40, 8:40 on Hometown Radio/WRGA. Plus: Updated tracking map. Irma Rome Board… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Chick-fil-A Dwarf House begins work on temp site off Riverside Parkway. 5 more candidate profiles, Q&A for Rome School Board. Hurricanes: Watching Irma, local impact and latest from Rome Cares here and near Houston.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Chick-fil-A Dwarf House begins work on temp site off Riverside Parkway. 5 more candidate profiles, Q&A for Rome School Board. Hurricanes: Watching Irma, local impact and latest from Rome Cares here and near Houston.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Irma evacuees already heading this way; some hotels filled Saturday night. Updates from Sheriff Tim Burkhalter on the Rome Cares team on the ground in Conroe, Texas, with donations from Rome/Floyd County. Georgia Highlands opens new year with faculty/staff honors; welcomes 16 new full-time… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Q & A on education tax, operations with first round of Rome School Board candidates. Your Two Cents: Push begins on twin tax extensions. 13-year-old bowler rolls perfect game. Rain, cooler temps — and watching Irma. Rome Braves end 2017 season in style.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Q & A on education tax, operations with first round of Rome School Board candidates. Your Two Cents: Push begins on twin tax extensions. 13-year-old bowler rolls perfect game. Rain, cooler temps — and watching Irma. Rome Braves end 2017 season in style.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES The first convoy from Rome Cares is en route to Texas,  having departed around 8:10 Tuesday morning. From WRGA: The governments of Cave Spring, Floyd County and Rome have blessed the $63.8 million SPLOST package to go before voters in two months. Irma is… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Rome Cares convoy to head for Conroe, Texas, on Tuesday. Hawkins joins Greater Community Bank. Your weekend in under 100 words: Today’s Knights’ BBQ, a Braves’ farewell. John McCellan’s high school picks for this weekend. Gas prices stable for a day. Cooler by Wednesday.

Heritage First Headlines: Rome Cares convoy to head for Conroe, Texas, on Tuesday. Hawkins joins Greater Community Bank. Your weekend in under 100 words: Today’s Knights’ BBQ, a Braves’ farewell. John McCellan’s high school picks for this weekend. Gas prices stable for a day. Cooler by Wednesday.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines.   Rome Cares prepares for first trip to Conroe, Texas — a Houston suburb — as collections continue here (hours 8 a.m.-6 p.m. today). Rome Cares Business Monday: Hawkins named Chief Financial Officer of Greater Community Bank. Business Gas prices stable this morning after climbing for a… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Fore Orthodontics merging with Pridemore and Cox. The Sweet Cocoon to begin property development. RomeGaCares to collect donations again Monday. Labor Day weekend guide.

Heritage First Headlines: Fore Orthodontics merging with Pridemore and Cox. The Sweet Cocoon to begin property development. RomeGaCares to collect donations again Monday. Labor Day weekend guide.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Two local Orthodontics offices joining forces as Dr. Lavonne Fore merges her practice with Drs. Pridemore and Cox. Orthodontics Buzz: The Sweet Cocoon Foundation to begin development this fall on retreat center property. Darlington School raises nearly $200,000 during fundraiser. Buzz RomeGaCares drop-off center closed today, open Monday.… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Romega Digital on the move. Rome Cares! Donations pour in for flood victims. Rome Braves’ General Manager promoted. It’s College Football game day.

Heritage First Headlines: Romega Digital on the move. Rome Cares! Donations pour in for flood victims. Rome Braves’ General Manager promoted. It’s College Football game day.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Business: Romega Digital moving to new office on E. Fifth Ave. to meet ‘tremendous growth’ of web development business. Business Rome Cares! Huge response for donations to Texas flood victims. Drop-off center open today, Monday. ‘Triple need’ for donations at Blood Assurance today, Tuesday. Relief Rome Braves General… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Gusts of 35-40 mph possible today; latest on rain. Gas prices jump again. Rome Cares opens today, Saturday, Labor Day.  PetSmart opens Sept. 30. Premiere of Campaign Watch: Party lines in city races?

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Gusts of 35-40 mph possible today; latest on rain. Gas prices jump again. Rome Cares opens today, Saturday, Labor Day. PetSmart opens Sept. 30. Premiere of Campaign Watch: Party lines in city races?

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Georgia Bar Foundation presents $10,000 grant check to the Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia. Grant  Updates from Floyd County, Bartow County, Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Gusts to 26 mph so far today; wind advisory in effect until 8 tonight.… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: More rain, storms, slight chance of isolated tornadoes today. Six hurt in morning accident. Rome Cares opens Friday; seeks volunteers. Gas prices going up. La Conquista moving to WOW location. Norman’s No-Nos: College football’s locks to lose. Labor Day events.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: More rain, storms, slight chance of isolated tornadoes today. Six hurt in morning accident. Rome Cares opens Friday; seeks volunteers. Gas prices going up. La Conquista moving to WOW location. Norman’s No-Nos: College football’s locks to lose. Labor Day events.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Six hurt in two-vehicle collision at U.S. 27, 411 Thursday morning. Weather: More rain on the way; breezy night ahead. Slight risk of tornadoes. Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County, Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Another three quarters of… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: 2 inches of rain into Friday;  slight tornado threat late Thursday. Rome Cares updates and how to help with hurricane relief. More abused dogs found. $2 million gift for Berry’s Center for Integrity in Leadership.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: 2 inches of rain into Friday; slight tornado threat late Thursday. Rome Cares updates and how to help with hurricane relief. More abused dogs found. $2 million gift for Berry’s Center for Integrity in Leadership.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines.   LATEST HEADLINES Rome Cares will base relief efforts at the warehouses of North Rome Church of God at 1929 N. Broad St. at the intersection of North Avenue. Hours for drop offs, starting Friday, at 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Same hours Saturday; closed Sunday.… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome Cares organizes to help hurricane victims. Polk Police investigate dozens of dogs found chained to trees. ‘Everyting Natural’ opens in Calhoun; almost barbecue time in Rome. Christmas in August in Cedartown.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome Cares organizes to help hurricane victims. Polk Police investigate dozens of dogs found chained to trees. ‘Everyting Natural’ opens in Calhoun; almost barbecue time in Rome. Christmas in August in Cedartown.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updated the RomeCares story with additional contact, donation information. Updated the dog cruelty story out of Aragon with suspect’s arrest and charges, and how you can help the dogs. Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION How to… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: College football’s big business for area restaurants, retailers — and event planners? County-by-county look at home sales (prices climbing). John McClellan’s high school football picks for this Friday. Updated on hurricane relief efforts.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: College football’s big business for area restaurants, retailers — and event planners? County-by-county look at home sales (prices climbing). John McClellan’s high school football picks for this Friday. Updated on hurricane relief efforts.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Rome Cares, a large relief effort, is forming in Rome/Floyd County for hurricane victims. Kay Ann Wetherington declares candidacy for Floyd County Superior Court spot. The City of Rome is currently experiencing a disruption in our phone service. Calls inbound to city numbers deliver… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Local Red Cross volunteers helping Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Geocachers from around world coming to Rome. Berry students give day of service. Cartersville High shines on ESPN2.

Heritage First Headlines: Local Red Cross volunteers helping Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Geocachers from around world coming to Rome. Berry students give day of service. Cartersville High shines on ESPN2.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Hurricane Harvey Relief: Local American Red Cross sending volunteers and disaster relief unit out this morning. How you can help. Relief Business: Meggitt to invest $30 million, bring 200 more jobs to Rockmart as Polk County business boom continues. Business Over 600 first-year Berry Students and leaders spend… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Illusions to consolidate on North Broad. Taco Bell bound for LakePoint. Delivery begins of Rome City Brewing beers. 15 candidates for Rome School Board’s seven seats; six seek three City Commission posts. High school football results; two more games tonight.

Heritage First Headlines: Illusions to consolidate on North Broad. Taco Bell bound for LakePoint. Delivery begins of Rome City Brewing beers. 15 candidates for Rome School Board’s seven seats; six seek three City Commission posts. High school football results; two more games tonight.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Business: Illusions closing on Broad, merging with North Broad store. Distribution deal for Rome City Brewing; first stop River Revelry tonight. Taco Bell coming to LakePoint/Emerson. Business Busy ballot for Rome: With qualifying over, 15 seeking seven School Board seats, six in race for three City Commission… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Another boutique heading to downtown Rome in a unique spot. Cedarstream printing expanding, to add 15 jobs. Byington seeks full term on Rome School Board; final day to quality.  Busy high school football weekend.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Another boutique heading to downtown Rome in a unique spot. Cedarstream printing expanding, to add 15 jobs. Byington seeks full term on Rome School Board; final day to quality. Busy high school football weekend.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Morning updates from Floyd County Jail, Bartow County Jail and Polk County Jail. MORNING EDITION: Business: Cartersville boutique Spool of Dreams opens Sept. 28 near Moe’s barbecue. Ribbon cutting for food court Thursday. Business Business: Cedarstream printing moving to $4.5 million headquarters, hopes to add… Read more

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