Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Kroger Pharmacy expansion underway. One killed in Floyd County crash. New Rome-Floyd Planning Director selected. Gas prices lowest in 12 years for Independence Day travel. More SPLOST presentations Thursday. Education updates. Sports and more.

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

Business: Kroger's expansion of Rome pharmacy underway. Look for project to be complete in August. Business 

Cedartown man killed in crash on Turkey Mountain Rd. in Floyd County. Fatality

Artagus Newell named new Rome-Floyd Planning Director, the Zoning Administrator from Carroll Co. brings 18 years experience. Planning 

Gearing up for Independence Day: Gas prices lowest in 12 years. Warning on fireworks safety. Holiday

Buzz: Floyd County SPLOST Committee to hear more presentations Thursday. Local businesses come together to honor first responders. Buzz

Education: Darlington's Maker Movement. Armuchee High launches social media pages. GHC named 'Top 10' by Great Value Colleges. Education

GBI issues warning as crime lab identifies 2 new fentanyl analogues considered highly dangerous. GBI

25-year-old Cartersville woman arrested following police chase after shoplifting incident and assaulting a police officer. Bartow

First look at fast food of the future as McDonald's in Armuchee is revamped for next generation. McDonalds

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Warmer today near 88. Rain and thunderstorms return tomorrow through weekend. Forecast

Remembering Larry Boggs, William David Reece, Virginia Fain McConnell Smith, Tina Marie Stephens and Helen Stowe Tatum. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

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

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

Rome Braves fall 11-3 to Charleston. Rematch tonight at 7 p.m. at State Mutual Stadium.
Meet Rome High's new baseball coach James Tejcek in the West Gym tonight at 6 p.m.

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Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Health headlines: Georgia Health News

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

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