Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny and upper 50s on Thanksgiving Day; a bit warmer Friday and Saturday. 

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny and upper 50s on Thanksgiving Day; a bit warmer Friday and Saturday. 

  OUTLOOK Sunny and upper 50s on Thanksgiving Day; a bit warmer Friday and Saturday. FORECAST Wednesday: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Where final three high school teams would play Dec. 1 if they win Friday night. Latest local college, high school scores.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Where final three high school teams would play Dec. 1 if they win Friday night. Latest local college, high school scores.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS LATEST SCORES Berry Vikings men fall to No. 17 Emory University 109-103 at home. (Above photo) Hawks hall to Lincoln Memorial, 88-65. Lady Hawks more than doubled up by Carson-Newman, 109-53 Rome Lady Wolves  were defeated by Northwest Whitfield Tuesday 62-56 at NW Whitfield Thanksgiving… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Larry C. Beck, Mr. Tony Elkins, Mrs. Faye Garrett Matthews.

Obituaries: Mr. Larry C. Beck, Mr. Tony Elkins, Mrs. Faye Garrett Matthews.

Mrs. Faye Garrett Matthews, age 80, of Rockmart, GA, passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017, at her residence. Mrs. Matthews was born in Polk County, GA on January 14, 1937, daughter of the late Elias Monroe Garrett and Alice Geneva Hutchins Garrett.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Bishop E. Jack Matthews… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores. w

Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores. w

  FLOYD FLOYD BOWLING AND AMUSEMENT (Food Service Inspections) 7 RIVERBEND DR ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: November 21, 2017 Score: 94, Grade: A JERUSALEM GRILL 223 TURNER MCCALL BLVD ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: November 21, 2017 Score: 80, Grade: B MELLOW MUSHROOM  238 BROAD ST ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: November 21, 2017… Read more

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2017 Rome Christmas Parade grand marshals: Frank Barron and Dr. Paul Ferguson. New: A look at their careers of service in Northwest Georgia.

2017 Rome Christmas Parade grand marshals: Frank Barron and Dr. Paul Ferguson. New: A look at their careers of service in Northwest Georgia.

  Parade grand marshals announced: Frank Barron and Dr. Paul Ferguson. Two of the community’s leading public servants, businessman Frank Barron and Dr. Paul Ferguson, have been named grand marshals of the 2017 Rome Christmas Parade set for a week from today. The announcement was made Tuesday at a breakfast at Coosa Country Club hosted by… Read more

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Final day: Salvation Army, partners collecting coats for kids.

Final day: Salvation Army, partners collecting coats for kids.

The Salvation Army of Rome is now accepting gently used coats for newborns to young adults through today. You can drop off coats at The Salvation Army on Second Avenue, ServiceMaster on U.S.  411, Rome Cleaners on Broad Street or Heritage First Bank. All coats will be cleaned before being distributed in the community. Read more

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Buzz: Rome Floyd Chamber says thanks to its members, prepares for Small Business Saturday. Floyd welcomes Jones to Wound Care, Foot Care and Hyperbarics.

Buzz: Rome Floyd Chamber says thanks to its members, prepares for Small Business Saturday. Floyd welcomes Jones to Wound Care, Foot Care and Hyperbarics.

​ Join us tomorrow at the Rome Floyd Chamber as we celebrate “You” and handout Small Business Saturday goodie bags!   Dustin Jones, MSN, APRN, NP-C, has joined the Floyd Center for Wound Care, Foot Care and Hyperbarics as a Nurse Practitioner. Jones will offer complete care to patients with both minor and complex wounds… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny and cool now through Friday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny and cool now through Friday.

  OUTLOOK We should have a pretty nice run of weather through Thanksgiving and for Friday night football playoffs. Highs will be in the upper 50s and lows in the low 30s. FORECAST Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm wind.… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Falcons get road win in Seattle, 34-31.  Local soccer updates. Berry football: Kunczewski, team earn SAA honors. Latest local scores.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Falcons get road win in Seattle, 34-31. Local soccer updates. Berry football: Kunczewski, team earn SAA honors. Latest local scores.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS LATEST SCORES Falcons 34, Seattle 31 Berry women 55, Wesleyan 46 Georgia Northwestern women 74, Covenant College JV 60 Rome High Lady Wolves win 66-48 Monday over Dade County at NW Whitfield Thanksgiving Tournament. Lady Wolves play again tonight at 8:30. SOCCER Five of… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Brenda Gail Sanders Baldwin, Mr. Michael DeWayne Dougherty, Mrs. Dorothy ‘Dot’ Jane Fountain, John Alexander Eaves, Elaine Evans Godfrey,  Robert Donald Rose Jr., Mr. Michael Anthony Turner, Mrs. Ruth Bernice West.

Obituaries: Mrs. Brenda Gail Sanders Baldwin, Mr. Michael DeWayne Dougherty, Mrs. Dorothy ‘Dot’ Jane Fountain, John Alexander Eaves, Elaine Evans Godfrey, Robert Donald Rose Jr., Mr. Michael Anthony Turner, Mrs. Ruth Bernice West.

Mrs. Brenda Gail Sanders Baldwin, age 64, of Aragon, passed away Monday morning, November 20, 2017, at her residence. Brenda was born in Champaign, Illinois on November 1, 1953 to Oscar Newton Sanders and Mary Frances Yarbrough Sanders.  She was preceded in death by her parents and by a brother, Kevin Sanders.  Her dad was… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

  FLOYD EL ZARAPE MEXICAN RESTAURANT  429 BROAD ST ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: November 20, 2017 Score: 75, Grade: C LA CABANA MEXICAN RESTAURANT  118 GADSDEN RD CAVE SPRING, GA 30124 View inspections: November 20, 2017 Score: 85, Grade: B LAS PALMAS MEXICAN RESTAURANT 246 SHORTER AVE ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: November 20,… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Investigation continues into Toyo Tire breakout: At least 40 treated, perhaps 1,800 exposed. New plans for Dews Pond at I-75. Buzz: Chamber says thanks; ‘Hank FM’ on 93.5. Holiday forecast: Mid 50s, sunny.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Investigation continues into Toyo Tire breakout: At least 40 treated, perhaps 1,800 exposed. New plans for Dews Pond at I-75. Buzz: Chamber says thanks; ‘Hank FM’ on 93.5. Holiday forecast: Mid 50s, sunny.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updates on the Toyo Tire investigation. News from the Floyd County Jail, Bartow County Jail and Polk County Jail. MORNING EDITION Toyo Tire outbreak: More than 40 treated, at least two hospitalized. Health Department investigation continues. Lawyers begin contacting workers. Toyo Tire Hometown Radio… Read more

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