Updated: Coosa Valley Fair art winners as well as Community, Education and Health exhibit winners

Updated: Coosa Valley Fair art winners as well as Community, Education and Health exhibit winners

The Coosa Valley Fair announces the 7A art exhibit winners. Click here The Coosa Valley Fair has announced winners of the Community, Education and Health Display category: Community 1st Place: Rome City Police Explorers 2nd Place: Heroes Great and Small 3rd Place: Rome Federated Garden Club read more

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Darlington blood drive Oct. 13 in honor of Armuchee senior, soccer academy member. CVB announces staff changes

Darlington blood drive Oct. 13 in honor of Armuchee senior, soccer academy member. CVB announces staff changes

  Darlington School will host a blood drive on Monday, Oct. 13, in honor of Armuchee High School senior Erin Massey, who was diagnosed with Acute Myloid Leukemia in April. The Blood Assurance Blood Vessel will be at the McCallie-Kennedy Library steps that day from 2 to 7 p.m. for anyone who would like to participate. Massey, whoRead more

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Georgia Highlands, state’s university system ban tobacco — including electronic cigarettes — starting Wednesday

Georgia Highlands, state’s university system ban tobacco — including electronic cigarettes — starting Wednesday

Media release: In accordance with the University System of Georgia’s new policy regarding the use of tobacco products on its campuses, Georgia Highlands College broadened its existing prohibitive policy. The new Tobacco and Smoke Free Campus Policy begins Oct. 1. read more

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Thursday job fair in Cartersville to feature more than 50 employers; open to all

Thursday job fair in Cartersville to feature more than 50 employers; open to all

Media release: More than 50 employers have signed up to participate in the Georgia Department of Labor’s career expo set for Thursday from 1-4 p.m. at the Clarence Brown Conference Center at 5450 Ga. 20, Cartersville. Applicants should bring copies of their resume, and be prepared to fill out company applications and interview for available jobs. AttendeesRead more

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Floyd County Jail reports for Sept. 30

Floyd County Jail reports for Sept. 30

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Bartow County Jail reports, Sept. 30

Bartow County Jail reports, Sept. 30

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Cartersville Police arrest reports, Sept. 30

Cartersville Police arrest reports, Sept. 30

Here are today’s arrest reports from the Cartersville Police Department. Just click each file to see the report: 4328 / 4327 / 4322 /  4320 / 4317 / 4313 / 4308 / 4306 / 4304      

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Today’s business updates from Georgia Trend

Today’s business updates from Georgia Trend

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. Sept. 30, 2014 | Georgia Health News Marcus Foundation gives big gift to Grady Read more. Sept. 30, 2014 | Georgia Trend – Exclusive! Waycross/Ware County: Redirecting Progress Read more. Sept. 30, 2014Read more

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Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Publix buying Charles Hight Square? McClellan’s high school picks: Model by 1 over Darlington; fair opens tonight

Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Publix buying Charles Hight Square? McClellan’s high school picks: Model by 1 over Darlington; fair opens tonight

Ware Mechanical forecast:  – Great evening of weather as the Coosa Valley Fair opens. High of 83, no rain. Cold front on the way; high of 72 Saturday, low of 48 Headlines: RaceTrac (with frozen yogurt, premium coffee), Dunkin Donuts just about ready in Calhoun. What’s new Change in ownership at Charles Hight Square? Publix couldRead more

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Update: Change in ownership at Charles Hight Square? Publix could be going from tenant to landlord

Update: Change in ownership at Charles Hight Square? Publix could be going from tenant to landlord

Just days away from its first anniversary, the scuttlebutt around Charles Hight Square in Rome is that the tenants — Publix, AT&T, Sweet Frog, La Parrilla, Ichiban and others — will soon have new landlords. And the owner appears to be the parent company of the square’s anchor tenant, Publix Super Markets Inc. read more

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RaceTrac (with frozen yogurt, premium coffee), Dunkin Donuts just about ready in Calhoun

RaceTrac (with frozen yogurt, premium coffee), Dunkin Donuts just about ready in Calhoun

  Two businesses are about to open on busy Ga. 53 in Calhoun just before the I-75 interchange. Dunkin Donuts and RaceTrac are quickly coming together with the doughnut shop appearing to be almost ready while the convenience store will be open by year’s end. read more

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Sales tax holiday for energy, water ‘efficient’ devices this weekend; save 7 cents on the dollar

Sales tax holiday for energy, water ‘efficient’ devices this weekend; save 7 cents on the dollar

Friday through Sunday, you can.skip the sales tax (7 percent in most area counties) on energy and water conserving appliance purchases as part of the state’s Sales Tax Holiday weekend. From the state Department of Revenue: During the Oct. 3-5 sales tax holiday, the following items will be exempt from sales tax if they are purchasedRead more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Mid 80s through Thursday; high of 72 Saturday, low of 48

Ware Mechanical forecast: Mid 80s through Thursday; high of 72 Saturday, low of 48

Today’s forecast: Great evening of weather as the Coosa Valley Fair opens. High of 83, no rain. Cold front on the way; high of 72 Saturday, low of 48 Expanded weather reports: Rome data / Cartersville data Weather bar: Weather / Radar / Forecast read more

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Coosa Valley Fair opens tonight at 5. Miss Georgia on the way. Schedule, exhibit winners, forecast

Coosa Valley Fair opens tonight at 5. Miss Georgia on the way. Schedule, exhibit winners, forecast

  Maggie Bridge, Miss Georgia 2014, will be at the Coosa Valley Fair on Saturday.  Her day will begin by assisting with the Challenger Pageants at 10 a.m.  Twelve young ladies will be presented for the titles of Little Miss and Miss Challenger Coosa Valley Fair. Following the pageant and lunch, Maggie will spend some timeRead more

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Business: Bennett named sales manager for Venue Dog. Ribbon cutting today for East Rome’s Peachtree Planning. Mohawk earnings report due Oct. 30

Jamie Bennett has been named as the Area Sales Manager for VenueDog.com.  She  will be responsible for advertising sales and promotions throughout Northwest Georgia. Bennett has almost 20 years experience in sales, promotions and event planning, including 17 years with the Rome News where she served in advertising sales, special publications, circulation sales and marketing. SheRead more

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