Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

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Ware Mechanical update: Some chances of light snow through early Monday and again by Wednesday

Ware Mechanical update: Some chances of light snow through early Monday and again by Wednesday

The weekly weather briefing from the National Weather Service is out and the 2:35-minute video displays our best changes of rain — up to an inch — and perhaps some light snow with no accumulation over the next few days. We’ll have a 70 percent rain chance Sunday with some snow/rain mix possible overnight. We’llRead more

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Latest county/Parks and Rec move appears to violate authority operations agreement

Latest county/Parks and Rec move appears to violate authority operations agreement

  Tuesday’s convoluted vote by the Floyd County Commission to basically ceded authority and responsibility of the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority to County Manager Jamie McCord apparently violates the current operating agreement. The parks and rec authority, even though the city/county agreement has expired, continues to have day-to-day operations status and will continue toRead more

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Update: Lindale man, teaching at Cass High, resigns following arrest on sexual assault charges involving 17-year-old student

Update: Lindale man, teaching at Cass High, resigns following arrest on sexual assault charges involving 17-year-old student

  A Lindale man, identified as a teacher at Cass High School, has been charged with sexual assault, according to WBHF AM 1450 in Cartersville and Bartow County Jail records. Chad Wayne Clift, 41, was arrested by the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday and charged with one count of sexual assault, according to theRead more

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Latest headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: More parks & rec problems. Jobless rate climbs in December. Teen held in South Rome murder

Latest headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: More parks & rec problems. Jobless rate climbs in December. Teen held in South Rome murder

New since our morning updates: Embarrassing County Commission vote on parks and rec widens rift among commissioners, Rome City Commission. Severe Weather Awareness Week next Monday-Friday. What to know. Coosa High wins first round of WSB TV’s High Q State business headlines from Georgia Trend. Thursday crime reports from Floyd, Bartow and Cartersville authorities. Editor’sRead more

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County Commission vote on parks & rec widens divide among board members, feud with Rome City Commission

County Commission vote on parks & rec widens divide among board members, feud with Rome City Commission

Lots of scurrying going on today in the wake of a surprise unanimous — and now embarrassing — vote by the Floyd County Commission on Tuesday that basically places the parks and recreation agency under the direction of County Manager Jamie McCord — even though the parks board remains in full control of the agencyRead more

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Severe Weather Awareness Week next Monday-Friday. What to know

Severe Weather Awareness Week next Monday-Friday. What to know

Watch the GEMA Severe Weather Awareness Week video from 2014 Media release: The Floyd County Emergency Management Agency supports the Georgia Emergency Management Agency  and the National Weather Service in observing Feb. 2-6 as Severe Weather Awareness Week. Encouraging families to learn emergency preparedness and response procedures for all types of severe weather events is theRead more

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Smile Report: Coosa High wins opening round of WSB’s High Q; to broadcast Saturday at 12:30 p.m.

Smile Report: Coosa High wins opening round of WSB’s High Q; to broadcast Saturday at 12:30 p.m.

Media release: Coosa High’s soaring IQ was on display as a team from the school won their first round match Wednesday night for WSB-TV’s High Q program.  High Q is a television game show formatted public affairs program that pits high school teams against one another. The teens match wits in a fast-paced barrage ofRead more

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Georgia Trend’s latest business headlines

Georgia Trend’s latest business headlines

The latest from GEORGIA TREND: Click here for more: Below are today’s top business and political stories from sources around the state of Georgia. Jan. 29, 2015 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution United Community Banks acquiring First National Bank in Tennessee Read more. Jan. 29, 2015 | Atlanta Business Chronicle Coca-Cola Enterprises to put innovation center at GeorgiaRead more

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Bartow County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

Bartow County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

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Cartersville Police arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

Cartersville Police arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

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Updated: Chow Town Park ‘shutting down permanently’

Updated: Chow Town Park ‘shutting down permanently’

This note just posted on Chow Town Park’s Facebook page. We’ll have additional coverage later today: “Due to some requirements handed down from the zoning committee and our inability to meet them Chow Town Park will be shutting down permanently. We have appreciated EVERYONE and their support. This was to be a fun idea forRead more

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Hampton Inn construction picks up pace again on Turner McCall (video)

Hampton Inn construction picks up pace again on Turner McCall (video)

  After a lull, construction work is picking up at the site of the Hampton Inn & Suites off Turner McCall on the former car lot next to Days Inn. Earlier this week, crews began placing steel beams across the cinder block columns facing Turner McCall. The crane pictured in the center of this video wasRead more

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16-year-old to be tried as an adult on charges of killing a South Rome man on Tuesday

16-year-old to be tried as an adult on charges of killing a South Rome man on Tuesday

  A 16-year-old Rome teen has been charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony following Tuesday’s shooting death of Cornelius Devon Driver Jr., according to Rome Police. Niazua “Nigel” Brown, although a juvenile, has been charged as an adult, police say. read more

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December unemployment rate up in most counties vs. November, down from previous year

December unemployment rate up in most counties vs. November, down from previous year

    Overview:  A county-by-county snapshot shows: Floyd: 6,8% or 3,159 people. Up from 6.7% in November but down vs. December 2013 (7.7%) Bartow: 6.5% or 3,111 people. Up from 6.3% in November; down from 7.1% a year earlier. Gordon: 7% or 1,743 people. The same as the previous month but down from 8.1% in December 2013.Read more

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