Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Wednesday’s Rome Braves postponed because of rain

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Wednesday’s Rome Braves postponed because of rain

The game scheduled Wednesday night between the Legends and Braves has been postponed due to rain.  The game has been rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 15, as part of a doubleheader beginning at 5 p.m.  Fans having tickets can exchange them for a future game based on availability. The Braves play the Lexington Legends Thursday at 7 p.m. … Read more

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Ware Mechanical update: Weather alert through 6:15 p.m. for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Chattooga. Severe thunderstorm watch until 7 p.m.

Ware Mechanical update: Weather alert through 6:15 p.m. for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Chattooga. Severe thunderstorm watch until 7 p.m.

The latest SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR GILMER…MURRAY…GORDON… WHITFIELD…PICKENS…FANNIN…BARTOW…CHEROKEE…CHATTOOGA AND FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 615 PM EDT… AT 532 PM EDT…A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE REPORTED EXTENDING FROM NEAR ETON TO 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CALHOUN TO 8 MILES SOUTH OF SUMMERVILLE…AND MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH. HAZARD…WINDS 40 TO 50 MPH…FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAIN.… Read more

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Heritage First to restore new home in downtown Rome to its vintage look

Heritage First to restore new home in downtown Rome to its vintage look

Media release: Heritage First Bank announces that renovations will soon begin on the downtown office building that Wells Fargo Bank will vacate next month. Heritage First Bank purchased the property earlier in 2015 and will occupy the building that will serve as the bank’s new administrative office, located at 501 Broad Street, beginning in the fall… Read more

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Update: Silver Creek man died in accident on U.S. 411 near Bypass. Police: Car crossed in front of the tractor trailer.

Update: Silver Creek man died in accident on U.S. 411 near Bypass. Police: Car crossed in front of the tractor trailer.

3:20 p.m. update from Rome Police: On July 1, 2015 at 10:48 a.m., a 2001 Peterbilt tractor trailer was traveling westbound on U.S. 411. The tractor trailer was attempting to travel straight through the intersection on a green traffic signal. A 2014 Honda CRV was traveling eastbound on 411. The Honda was attempting to make… Read more

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Harbin’s chief medical officer, Dr. Alfonso Diaz Jr., retiring in September

Harbin’s chief medical officer, Dr. Alfonso Diaz Jr., retiring in September

Media release: Harbin Clinic announces that Chief Medical Officer Dr. Alfonso (Al) Diaz, Jr., MD will retire in September. With Harbin since 1991, this respected community leader has served in important roles with most of the medical entities in Rome, including Harbin, Floyd Medical Center and Redmond Regional Medical Center. read more Read more

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Deadline for transferring between Floyd schools is July 15; Sept. 2 for special needs students.

Deadline for transferring between Floyd schools is July 15; Sept. 2 for special needs students.

Media release: The window for students currently attending a Floyd County school to apply for a transfer to a different school within the school system is open. The deadline for submitting an application for intra-district transfer is Wednesday, July 15 for regular program students and Wednesday, Sept. 2 for special needs students. A parent or… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Commentary: Enough ‘drama’ from the Floyd school system. Now posted: The ethics complaint. Business: Peach State Labs sold; Jefferson’s ready in Cedartown; new look for Skatelife. Storm chance 50%

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Commentary: Enough ‘drama’ from the Floyd school system. Now posted: The ethics complaint. Business: Peach State Labs sold; Jefferson’s ready in Cedartown; new look for Skatelife. Storm chance 50%

Our latest headlines: Identities released, charges pending in I-75 accident that left Calhoun mother, child severely injured. Now posted: The ethics complaint filed against the Floyd County Schools’ superintendent, board chair, employees. State business updates from Georgia Trend. Latest updates from the Floyd County Jail, Bartow County Jail and Cartersville Police. Our list of summer… Read more

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Now posted: Greg McCary’s ethics complaint against Floyd Schools’ administrators, board chair

Now posted: Greg McCary’s ethics complaint against Floyd Schools’ administrators, board chair

Below please find an edited copy of Greg McCary’s ethics complaints against the Floyd County School System, Superintendent Dr. Jeff McDaniel and board chairman George Bevels and others. One paragraph on page three has been removed by Hometown Headlines as it make vague reference to an inappropriate relationship. read more Read more

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Commentary: Time to cancel the drama known as the Floyd County School System

Commentary: Time to cancel the drama known as the Floyd County School System

Were it not for the education of more than 10,000 students in the mix, you easily could label the Floyd County School System as an ongoing soap opera. Actually, given what’s about to come down, call it a prime-time network drama. Amid the many successes of students and teachers, there’s been a recurring sense of… Read more

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Update: Mother, child seriously injured in accident involving semi-tractor trailer. Identities released; charges pending

Update: Mother, child seriously injured in accident involving semi-tractor trailer. Identities released; charges pending

Wednesday update from the Georgia State Patrol: “This occurred around 6:42 p.m. on June 30. A 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer and tractor trailer were traveling northbound on I-75. The Mitsubishi was in the outside lane and tractor trailer was in the middle lane. The Mitsubishi hydroplaned and traveled into the middle lane of I-75. The front… Read 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. July 1, 2015 | Georgia Times-Union, Morris News Service Georgia leading challenge over water Read more. July 1, 2015 | Georgia Trend – Exclusive! Agritourism – where farming meets fun Read more.… 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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Bartow, Cartersville crime updates brought to you by Midian Roofing

Bartow, Cartersville crime updates brought to you by Midian Roofing

Bartow County Jail report: Wednesday Note: If you’re having problems accessing the file, please email us at druck@hometownheadlines.com Cartersville Police arrest reports: 2838-a 2838-b 2840 2842-A 2842-b read more Read more

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Business: Peach State Labs sold to Arsenal Capital Partners

Business: Peach State Labs sold to Arsenal Capital Partners

Media release: Arsenal Capital Partners today announced the acquisition of Peach State Labs Inc., a leading provider of specialty polymers and chemicals. Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Rome, Peach State Labs is a technology driven developer of a variety of specialty polymers and other unique chemicals to a number of end markets, including flooring,… Read more

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Business: Cedartown’s Jefferson’s opens Monday. Skatelife gets a tune-up. Plus: Glad to be GRAD

Business: Cedartown’s Jefferson’s opens Monday. Skatelife gets a tune-up. Plus: Glad to be GRAD

The latest Jefferson’s in Northwest Georgia goes live at 11 a.m. Monday, July 6, as this photo from WGAA’s Andrew Carter shows. The operators have been particularly savvy when it comes to keeping fans in the loop on opening day. They even gave away free T-shirts to Facebook fans who shared their opening status. We… Read more

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