Floyd seeks OK to assist patients with mental illnesses or addictive disorders who have consent issues

Floyd seeks OK to assist patients with mental illnesses or addictive disorders who have consent issues

Media release: Floyd has requested approval from the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities to have Floyd Behavioral Health Center designated as an Emergency Receiving Facility. The designation would allow Floyd Behavioral Health Center to treat patients who have a mental illness or an addictive disorder and who meet clinical criteria for admission, but are unable or unwillingRead more

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Morning updates: O’Charley’s hiring as Aug. 27 opening draws closer. Floyd GOP women meet Tuesday.  Floyd retreat set

Morning updates: O’Charley’s hiring as Aug. 27 opening draws closer. Floyd GOP women meet Tuesday. Floyd retreat set

Additional hiring is under way at O’Charley’s, set to open on Turner McCall on Aug. 27. The restaurant recently worked with the Georgia Department of Labor to hire up to a dozen workers. This latest push will be for dozens of workers needed to staff the restaurant which has tentative hours of  11 a.m. untilRead more

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Latest back-to-school updates from Floyd County Schools

Latest back-to-school updates from Floyd County Schools

Media release: Floyd County Schools is pleased to announce the availability of applying for free and reduced price meals online.  The process is safe, secure, private and available now for parents anytime or anywhere with an Internet connection.  This can reduce the amount of paperwork you will have to complete over the weekend after theRead more

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Floyd County Jail reports, July 30

Floyd County Jail reports, July 30

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Bartow County Jail reports, July 30

Bartow County Jail reports, July 30

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Cartersville Police arrest reports, July 30

Cartersville Police arrest reports, July 30

Here are today’s arrest reports from the Cartersville Police Department. Just click each file to see the report: 3193 / 3206 /  3214-a /  3214-b / 3217 / 3219

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New project coming to Cartersville/Bartow; announcement due Tuesday

New project coming to Cartersville/Bartow; announcement due Tuesday

We’re just off the phone with a radio interview with Tom Croteau, the deputy commissioner for global commerce for the state Department of Economic Development. Croteau says Gov. Nathan Deal will be in Cartersville next Tuesday for another economic development announcement. We’ll have additional details later today. Croteau was a guest on this morning’s HometownRead more

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Today’s business headlines from Georgia Trend

Today’s business headlines 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. July 30, 2014 | Augusta Chronicle Mustard Seed Dental Studio to see impact of university’s Small Business Development July 30, 2014 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution Home prices rise, but more slowly July 30, 2014 | CherokeeRead more

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Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Record low temps this morning. LakePoint retail explosion begins. First look at Cabela’s

Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Record low temps this morning. LakePoint retail explosion begins. First look at Cabela’s

Ware Mechanical forecast:  We had record-low temperatures this morning in the mid to upper 50s. We’ll see another day with low humidity today with highs in the mid-80s and lows tonight near 60. Headlines: LakePoint’s campus in Emerson shows signs of pending retail surge from restaurants to hotels to Bass Pro. Emerson Your first lookRead more

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LakePoint’s campus in Emerson shows signs of pending retail surge from restaurants to hotels to Bass Pro

LakePoint’s campus in Emerson shows signs of pending retail surge from restaurants to hotels to Bass Pro

The changes at LakePoint Sporting Community are coming faster than the tow lines criss-crossing the lakes at the complex’s Terminus Wake Park. What was supposed to be a quick “drive by” of LakePoint following a tour of the soon-to-open Cabela’s outdoors store in Acworth turned into much more than that. Scattered across the streets connectingRead more

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First look inside (and outside) at Cabela’s Acworth store opening Aug. 21 (nine photos)

First look inside (and outside) at Cabela’s Acworth store opening Aug. 21 (nine photos)

    The new Cabela’s store in Acworth opened its doors for the media on Tuesday for a little ‘sneak peek’ before the store officially opens to the public on Aug. 21. The new 100,000-square-foot store off I-75 and Ga. 92 in Acworth features “museum-quality” wildlife displays including mounted local game, a large mountain replica, aRead more

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Hometown Headlines adds news text alerts, updates for your cell phone starting today

Hometown Headlines adds news text alerts, updates for your cell phone starting today

  Hometown Headlines, the website, saw its initial growth thanks to a series of daily emails to, at first, a few dozens area residents. After 10 years, we reach more than 1,000 people a day with our requested headlines email and breaking news updates. read more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Record lows already today in Rome, Cartersville; rain returns Friday

Ware Mechanical forecast: Record lows already today in Rome, Cartersville; rain returns Friday

Outlook: Both Rome and Cartersville set record lows this morning – and temperatures might drop another degree or two before warming begins later today. Rome’s old record set July 30, 1969, was 59 degrees. After today, that record stands at 54. In Cartersville, the record was 56 degrees and the thermometer has hit 54 this morning.Read more

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Busy Wednesday: Two farmers markets, two ribbon cuttings, two tech-based meetings

Busy Wednesday: Two farmers markets, two ribbon cuttings, two tech-based meetings

Farm fresh: Ridge Ferry Park Farmers Market, 7-10 a.m. (Parks & Rec) Harbin Clinic Farmers Market, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Martha Berry at Redmond. Business: Ribbon cutting for Buckle as it opens today; also at Troy’s (new owners): The chamber ribbon cutting at Buckle at Mount Berry Square is set for 9:30 a.m. At 11 a.m., Troy’s ribbon cuttingRead more

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Health: Kids Safety Day today. Harbin to sponsor Health Initiative for Men Aug. 16.  Blood Assurance thanks Rome donors Thursday

Health: Kids Safety Day today. Harbin to sponsor Health Initiative for Men Aug. 16. Blood Assurance thanks Rome donors Thursday

Today from 9 a.m. until noon, Kids Safety Day will be held at the Floyd County Health Department. Have your child’s car seat inspected for correct usage at the event hosted by the Georgia State Patrol. Also on hand: Harbin Clinic representatives will be distributing goodie bags and hats for children to decorate. Where: 16 E.Read more

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