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Heritage First Headlines: Preview starts Wednesday for ‘Super Bowl of auctions’ in Richardson/School board case; sale is Saturday. Armuchee Cheerleaders earn state title — again. Chilly Sunday with some rain.  Shorter ends season with 0-11 record. Auburn shocks UGA.

Heritage First Headlines: Preview starts Wednesday for ‘Super Bowl of auctions’ in Richardson/School board case; sale is Saturday. Armuchee Cheerleaders earn state title — again. Chilly Sunday with some rain. Shorter ends season with 0-11 record. Auburn shocks UGA.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Preview begins Wednesday for most of the items (guns Friday) included in Richardson/school board auction set for Saturday.  What you need to know. Auction Armuchee earns state 2A cheerleading championship again. Coosa takes third place. Plus: How other local teams fared. Cheerlleading Remembering those who serve, from the… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Ms. Ila, Rome legend and 10th oldest person in the world, dies. Updates on Rome Schools: Main to fall next week; RHS changes begin. Upper 50s today with a strong gust. High school football playoffs: Rome, Pepperell, Darlington, Cartersville, Calhoun,  Cedartown and Rockmart advance.

Heritage First Headlines: Ms. Ila, Rome legend and 10th oldest person in the world, dies. Updates on Rome Schools: Main to fall next week; RHS changes begin. Upper 50s today with a strong gust. High school football playoffs: Rome, Pepperell, Darlington, Cartersville, Calhoun, Cedartown and Rockmart advance.

Saluting all those who have served our country today on Veterans Day — and every day. Thank you for your service. Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updated: An updated obituary on America’s oldest resident, Ms. Ila Sewell Jones. Updated: A two-minute video from Myrtle Hill as preparations were completed for today’s Veterans Day tribute. Added: Commentary. Jim… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome High seeks bids on new football practice field (outdoor; current site to be developed thanks to ELOST). Low turnout for campaign sign recycling so far. Busy Veterans Day weekend. Football kickoff forecast: 45 degrees. Plus: Basketball updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Rome High seeks bids on new football practice field (outdoor; current site to be developed thanks to ELOST). Low turnout for campaign sign recycling so far. Busy Veterans Day weekend. Football kickoff forecast: 45 degrees. Plus: Basketball updates.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION What we hear: First-and-goal for Rome High’s new football practice field (that was fast). Low turnout for campaign sign recycling. Ribbon-cutting set for Balta plant, a great reuse of Florida Tile… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Southern Shoppe hopes to open on Broad Street’s 200 block by Friday. Fast-food changeover begins. Update on the Shorter administrator investigation. Norman’s No Nos: Big games for UGA, Notre Dame. Cooler weather settles in. Honors for Rome’s Adam Anderson.

Heritage First Headlines: Southern Shoppe hopes to open on Broad Street’s 200 block by Friday. Fast-food changeover begins. Update on the Shorter administrator investigation. Norman’s No Nos: Big games for UGA, Notre Dame. Cooler weather settles in. Honors for Rome’s Adam Anderson.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Business: The Southern Shoppe hopes to open Friday in the hot 200 block with home decor, clothing, jewelry and specialty classes. Business Dining & Drink: Work begins on transforming Popeye’s into Burger King in West Rome. A toast: One-year anniversaries at Rome City Brewing, Foundry Growler Station. Dining… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Election results: Who — and what — won and why? On Hometown Radio: comments and analysis. Plus: Accusations against a senior Shorter administrator. Updates from GNTC, Georgia Highlands. Cooler weather arrives; more rain, too.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Election results: Who — and what — won and why? On Hometown Radio: comments and analysis. Plus: Accusations against a senior Shorter administrator. Updates from GNTC, Georgia Highlands. Cooler weather arrives; more rain, too.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Elections: SPLOST, ELOST win easily. Commission: Doss, Davis, Quick. School board: Beeman, Byington, Collins, Davis, Fisher, Jackson, Uldrick. Politics On Hometown Radio: Post-election coverage from 7-9 a.m.; please see our guest list below. Rome… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Election Day’s real story is what happens after last votes are counted. Your guide on today’s vote.  DOT: Construction on connector to i_75 to begin … in 2022. Slain Berry student’s roommate arrested. Suspect questioned in Cedartown killing.  Updated: John McClellan’s high school picks.

Heritage First Headlines: Election Day’s real story is what happens after last votes are counted. Your guide on today’s vote. DOT: Construction on connector to i_75 to begin … in 2022. Slain Berry student’s roommate arrested. Suspect questioned in Cedartown killing. Updated: John McClellan’s high school picks.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Busy ballot awaits Rome residents today; city, county residents to decide fate of $143.8 million in tax extensions. Updates all day. Precincts open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Vote today Plan B –as in Alternate Route 2B — proposed 411 to I-75 (and beyond) connector. Construction to start in… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Why millennials are so critical to our future. ‘Armuchee Boom’ to kickstart 2018. Elections: What does low advance voting mean to Tuesday’s final count? John McClellan’s first look at high school football playoff predictions. Rain back in our forecast this week.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Why millennials are so critical to our future. ‘Armuchee Boom’ to kickstart 2018. Elections: What does low advance voting mean to Tuesday’s final count? John McClellan’s first look at high school football playoff predictions. Rain back in our forecast this week.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Dense fog this morning to our south, including Polk, Paulding, Cherokee and Cobb counties. Details MORNING EDITION Millennials: Why they’re critical to Northwest Georgia’s future and some tips on keeping, attracting them. Millennials ‘Armuchee Boom’ is changing the landscape along Martha… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Toys for Tots donations needed for 2,500-plus local children. Updated contributions on twin tax extension proposals. List of polling locations for Election Day. Turkey Tri at Y coming Nov. 18. Sports updates.

Heritage First Headlines: Toys for Tots donations needed for 2,500-plus local children. Updated contributions on twin tax extension proposals. List of polling locations for Election Day. Turkey Tri at Y coming Nov. 18. Sports updates.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Tots for Tots 2017: Donations needed for 2,500-plus local children in Floyd, Polk, Chattooga. Sign-ups this week for family assistance. Toys Updated: Almost $5,800 in contributions to education tax supporters. Plus: Who contributed; where it went. Almost $15,000 donated to ‘pro-SPLOST’ campaign. Politics Politics: Updated list of polling… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Almost $15,000 donated to ‘pro-SPLOST’ campaign, $6,500 to pro-education tax. New senior living community in West Rome. Up to half-inch of rain possible today. Sports updates.

Heritage First Headlines: Almost $15,000 donated to ‘pro-SPLOST’ campaign, $6,500 to pro-education tax. New senior living community in West Rome. Up to half-inch of rain possible today. Sports updates.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Politics: Almost $15,000 donated to ‘pro-SPLOST’ campaign; around $6,500 for supporters of the education tax extension. Politics That’s a wrap on advance voting with 3,103 votes cast. Precincts open Tuesday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Politics The Preserve at Creekside, a new senior living community in West Rome, now leasing… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Escape Rooms due in downtown Rome by December. Final day for advance voting; election day is Tuesday. Floyd Schools, Johnson Controls in nearly $3 million settlement. Regional scores on latest state school ratings. Big night of high school football.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Escape Rooms due in downtown Rome by December. Final day for advance voting; election day is Tuesday. Floyd Schools, Johnson Controls in nearly $3 million settlement. Regional scores on latest state school ratings. Big night of high school football.

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: Colosseum Escape Rooms coming to Broad Street by early December. What to know. Escape room News watch today: We’re not too sure on this one as opposed to Thursday but… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: $2.3 million cash settlement for Floyd Schools from Johnson Controls. As investigation continues, funeral set for Berry student. Detective Hearne’s name added to police memorial. Advance voting down to two days. Norman’s No-Nos: UGA vs. S. Carolina.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: $2.3 million cash settlement for Floyd Schools from Johnson Controls. As investigation continues, funeral set for Berry student. Detective Hearne’s name added to police memorial. Advance voting down to two days. Norman’s No-Nos: UGA vs. S. Carolina.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Floyd County Schools, Johnson Controls reach settlement; $2.3 million in cash plus other provisions. Settlement Floyd Schools top state average on the 2017 College and Career Ready Performance Index; big numbers for Armuchee High. Performance Updates from the Floyd, Bartow and Polk county jails.… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: What we’re hearing about Shorter, the Rome Braves, annexation talk and newspaper chains. Spike in advance voting Tuesday. Georgia no. 1, Alabama no. 2 in first ‘playoff poll.’ Back to the 70s today; some rain.

Heritage First Headlines: What we’re hearing about Shorter, the Rome Braves, annexation talk and newspaper chains. Spike in advance voting Tuesday. Georgia no. 1, Alabama no. 2 in first ‘playoff poll.’ Back to the 70s today; some rain.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. What we’re hearing: Unsettled times at Shorter. Add-ons for the new Rome Braves’ season. Annexation a new four-letter word.  And why you should care about Cox selling some newspapers. What we’re hearing. Tuesday saw most advance voters yet this election; sites open until 5 p.m. Friday. Candidate… Read more

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