Saturday, June 3, 2017

18-year-old Rockmart man drowns at Little River Falls. Darlington investigating alleged misconduct by faculty in late 1980's. Cedartown teen's shooting gang related. Floyd GOP upcoming rally drawing statewide candidates. Latest arts and entertainment updates. Rain and thunderstorms possible for weekend. Sports updates.

This morning's headlines -- always first, fast, factual and free online -- with updates continuing all day from Hometown Headlines

An 18-year-old Rockmart man drowns at Little River Falls; second tragic death this week in the area. Drowning

Darlington School investigating alleged sexual misconduct by former faculty member in late 1980's, according to AJC report. Darlington

Cedartown Police: Teen's shooting was drug/gang-related; warranted issued for suspect from Lawrenceville. Police

Buzz: Adairsville hosting Patriotic parade and fireworks on July 1, Floyd GOP airport rally drawing Gubernatorial candidates, Rep. Coomer named study committee chair. Buzz

Entertainment & Arts: Shakespeare festival today, Sunday. Jungle Book Kids on the way. Locally produced 'Gangsters & Zombies' premieres June 10. Rome Little Theatre presents John Stone and Trailer Park All-Stars on June 24. Arts

Education:  Health Information Technician Certification students tracking success after GNTC. College also honors SkillsUSA and Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda students. GNTC

Remembering Omie Janie Martin Dockery, Glenda Anthony Hall, Robert "Jerry" Jerome Hammond, Sr., DeFarae K. Hodges and Phillip Hugh Williams. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch


  • Hardy Realty open house gallery for Sunday: Your first look at five homes in Rome from $119,000 to $340,000 plus: The Lofts at Third & Broad. Hardy
Rome Braves fall 3-1 to West Virginia.
Latest college updates.
Community events and summer athletic camp information.

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