Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics to open Cedartown location on Monday, Expansion of Rome office continues

Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics to open Cedartown location on Monday, Expansion of Rome office continues

#hometownhealth If you’ve driven along the East Rome Bypass this weekend, you probably noticed new bright-colored signage for Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics office. Work is continuing on a 5,000 square foot addition to Dr. Raj Miniyar’s Rome office at 143 Three Rivers Drive off the Bypass. In all, the practice will have 11,000 square feet. Davis Contracting… Read more

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This week: Floyd BOE meetings, Rome Braves final home game, First Friday events, Shorter football and Running Water Powwow

This week: Floyd BOE meetings, Rome Braves final home game, First Friday events, Shorter football and Running Water Powwow

Monday Called meeting of the Floyd County Board of Education at 4:30 p.m. The board will hear a presentation from the Georgia School Boards Association regarding superintendent searches. Tuesday Floyd County Schools Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. for regular public meeting for September. The regular caucus begins at 5 p.m. and the public… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome and Atlanta Braves lose again. Rome Middle School teams lose to Hillgrove.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome and Atlanta Braves lose again. Rome Middle School teams lose to Hillgrove.

#hometownsports Middle School football Rome Middle Sixth grade lost 36-34 in overtime to Hillgrove.  Rome Middle Seventh grade lost 36-16 to Hillgrove.  Rome Middle Eighth grade lost 44-28 to Hillgrove.  High school football John McClellan’s high school predictions for Week 3 coming on Monday. McClellan College football Norman Arey’s Norman’s No Nos — 15 locks to lose each… Read more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Cooler Sunday ahead with high near 82 and 40% rain chance.

Ware Mechanical forecast: Cooler Sunday ahead with high near 82 and 40% rain chance.

#hometownweather The situation: Cooler Sunday ahead with 40% rain chance. More rain chances later this week after remnants of Tropical Storm Erika moves into Georgia. The forecast: Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall… Read more

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Obituaries: Remembering Pamela Canada and Cynthia Bishop

Obituaries: Remembering Pamela Canada and Cynthia Bishop

#hometownobituaries Pamela (Pam) Pierce Canada age 57, of Rome Ga, passed away peacefully at home while surrounded with family and friends on August 28, 2015. She was born in Rome, Georgia on December 27, 1957, and was one of two daughters of the late Norman and Bobbye Pierce. She graduated from West Rome High School, Floyd… Read more

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Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Big fireworks finale for Rome Braves season

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Big fireworks finale for Rome Braves season

Despite tonight’s 10-4 loss to Greenville, the Rome Braves celebrating the last home stand of the season with post-game fireworks. Braves face Greenville again on Sunday at 2 p.m. at State Mutual Stadium. Read more

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Ware Mechanical update: Tropical Storm Erika weakens, NW Georgia could see 1-inch or more rainfall

Ware Mechanical update: Tropical Storm Erika weakens, NW Georgia could see 1-inch or more rainfall

From NWS: Tropical Storm Erika has weakened into a low pressure trough. The remnant low is expected to move north over the eastern Gulf of Mexico early next week, bringing abundant tropical moisture to much of Georgia. Locally heavy rainfall will be possible, especially across central and southern portions of the state. Upper level wind… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Thousands show support for Barry Sutton and family, Calhoun business updates. Local men sentenced on terrorism charges. Weekend guide. Sports updates.

Heritage First Headlines: Thousands show support for Barry Sutton and family, Calhoun business updates. Local men sentenced on terrorism charges. Weekend guide. Sports updates.

#hometownheadlines Ware Mechanical forecast Rainy weekend ahead with 50% chance of storms, high near 85. Later this week, we could see more showers from Tropical Storm Erika that is expected to cross in Georgia from Florida on Wednesday. Headlines: Remembering Barry Sutton: Thousands turnout to welcome home former officer and his family. Services Calhoun: Harbin… Read more

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Bartow, Cartersville crime updates brought to you by Midian Roofing

Bartow, Cartersville crime updates brought to you by Midian Roofing

#hometowncrime Bartow County Jail report: Friday (Saturday report not yet posted) Note: If you’re having problems accessing the file, please email us at druck@hometownheadlines.com read more Read more

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Remembering Barry Sutton: Thousands turnout to welcome home former officer and his family

Remembering Barry Sutton: Thousands turnout to welcome home former officer and his family

Thousands from the Rome-Floyd County community showed their support for former Floyd County law enforcement officer Barry Sutton who was killed by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan last Saturday. He was working with DynCorp International training Afghan police officers. read more Read more

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Calhoun: Harbin Clinic ribbon cutting for new offices, Construction moving quickly on new ALDI store

Calhoun: Harbin Clinic ribbon cutting for new offices, Construction moving quickly on new ALDI store

Harbin Clinic hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new Calhoun office during Gordon County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours.The office is home for Family Medicine physicians Dr. Ken Howard and Dr. Thomas Self, plus nephrology and cardiology services. More photos read more Read more

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Weekend: Final Rome Braves home stand, loft tours, brewery tours, “Drinking Habits”, Catfish tournament and more.

Weekend: Final Rome Braves home stand, loft tours, brewery tours, “Drinking Habits”, Catfish tournament and more.

SATURDAY The Rome Office of Downtown Development, in partnership with Heritage First Bank, is offering an exclusive look into Rome’s premiere loft spaces showcasing revitalization efforts in downtown Rome. Proceeds from the event benefit Cancer Navigators, which is an independent, community-based, non-profit organization that provides cancer resources and educational materials. The tours will feature six of the best… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High School scoreboard. Berry scrimmages at Barron. Rome and Atlanta Braves lose.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High School scoreboard. Berry scrimmages at Barron. Rome and Atlanta Braves lose.

#hometownsports High school football Friday night football scoreboard: Big wins for Darlington, Model, Calhoun, Cartersville, Trion and Rockmart. Losses for Pepperell, Cedartown and Armuchee. Scoreboard Darlington officially opens new turf on Jerry Sharp Field at Chris Hunter Stadium. Darlington Watch the webcast of the Darlington-Bremen game and ribbon cutting. click here John  McClellan’s high school predictions… Read more

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Updated: Ware Mechanical forecast: 60% rain chance all weekend, high near 85 today.

Updated: Ware Mechanical forecast: 60% rain chance all weekend, high near 85 today.

#hometownweather The situation: Rainy weekend ahead. Later this week, we could see more showers from Tropical Storm Erika that is expected to cross in Georgia from Florida on Wednesday. The forecast: Hazardous Weather Outlook Today: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely… Read more

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