Ware Mechanical alert: Dime-sized hail, 35-mph winds possible in Floyd, Polk until 10 p.m.

Ware Mechanical alert: Dime-sized hail, 35-mph winds possible in Floyd, Polk until 10 p.m.

  The situation: SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR DIME SIZED HAIL AND 35 MPH WINDS IN POLK AND FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 1000 PM EDT… AT 927 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR FORNEY…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH. THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE DIME SIZED SIZED HAIL… FREQUENT CLOUD TORead more

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‘Kingmakers’ shoot moves from Wednesday to this Sunday; some traffic updates to note

‘Kingmakers’ shoot moves from Wednesday to this Sunday; some traffic updates to note

Media release: Filming for ABC Studios production of “The Kingmakers” scheduled for Wednesday has been moved up to this Sunday, March 29.  Portions of roads will be closed to through traffic from 5 a.m. until 11 p.m. to include West First Street between Second and Third avenues. The south side of Third Avenue at MitchellRead more

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Ware Mechanical update: Freeze watch for Saturday morning. Overnight thunderstorms possible. Latest weather service video

Ware Mechanical update: Freeze watch for Saturday morning. Overnight thunderstorms possible. Latest weather service video

 New Thursday night: Weekly weather video from the weather service’s Peachtree City office. Click above image. Freeze watch for 2 until 10 a.m. Saturday for Northwest Georgia THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A FREEZE WATCH…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FOR EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. * LOCATIONS…PARTS OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA…NORTH AND WEST OF ARead more

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Rome Police seek your help in finding suspected hit-and-run driver; victim in critical condition

Rome Police seek your help in finding suspected hit-and-run driver; victim in critical condition

Media release: On March 25, at approximately 11:55 pm, the City of Rome Police Department received a 911 dispatch call from a passerby who observed a 56- year-old male lying on the side of U.S. 411 near Callier Springs Road (inbound) between Walmart and Tractor Supply.  He was lying next to a bicycle. This maleRead more

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Darlington Athletics Director Bob Stinchcomb leaving in June

Darlington Athletics Director Bob Stinchcomb leaving in June

The story: Darlington’s athletics director for the past seven years, Bob Stinchcomb, is leaving the school in late June. He is the second senior member of the athletics department to announce plans to leave the school. Kent Harrison, Darlington’s baseball coach and assistant athletics director, is leaving to become athletics director at Mount Pisgah ChristianRead more

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Euharlee’s police chief, assistant charged with theft of government funds, violation of oath of office

Euharlee’s police chief, assistant charged with theft of government funds, violation of oath of office

Media release: Bartow County District Attorney Rosemary Greene requested the GBI initiate an investigation concerning misconduct by Euharlee Police Chief Terry Harget and Assistant Chief Richard Smith.  Harget and Smith were employed by the Bartow County School System as crossing guards in an off duty capacity. The investigation revealed that Harget and Smith were beingRead more

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Georgia Health News: Health report card puts Northwest Georgia counties in lower two thirds of results

Georgia Health News: Health report card puts Northwest Georgia counties in lower two thirds of results

 For more on these and additional updates, please click Georgia Health News: Close to home: Below please see Andy Miller’s story about Georgia’s healthiest and least healthy counties. Of the 159 counties in our state, the five Northwest Georgia counties are in the bottom two thirds, from no. 58 Gordon County to no. 132 PolkRead more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Jobless rate falls in February. Coomer’s failing schools bill moves ahead. High of 79; thunderstorms possible.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Jobless rate falls in February. Coomer’s failing schools bill moves ahead. High of 79; thunderstorms possible.

Today’s latest updates: Georgia Health News: Health report card puts Northwest Georgia counties in lower two thirds of results Huntsman Corp. closing four color plants including Cartersville facility in restructuring plans. Fourth annual Roman Starving Artist Expo returns April 18. Updated: Community Holy Week Services set for March 30-April 1. Plus: Holy Week schedules. StatewideRead more

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Fourth annual Roman Starving Artist Expo returns April 18

Fourth annual Roman Starving Artist Expo returns April 18

Media release: The 4th Annual Roman Starving Artist Expo will take place Saturday, April 18th from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Seven Hills Building at 538 Broad Street. With a select group of Featured Artists, Spotlighted Artists, and live musical performances, the event will interest a wide audience. Sponsored by the Rome AreaRead more

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Huntsman Corp. closing four color plants including Cartersville facility in restructuring plans

Huntsman Corp. closing four color plants including Cartersville facility in restructuring plans

  Media release: Huntsman Corporation today announced its plan to restructure its Color Pigments business, another step in its previously announced plan to significantly restructure its global Pigments and Additives business. The restructuring of Color Pigments includes an expected headcount reduction of 120 positions and will deliver $20 million by mid-2016 toward the total synergies expectedRead more

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Updated: Community Holy Week Services set for March 30-April 1. Plus: Holy Week schedules

Updated: Community Holy Week Services set for March 30-April 1. Plus: Holy Week schedules

The 2015 Community Holy Week Services have been set for Monday through Wednesday, March 30-April 1. The services will be held at North Broad Baptist Church, 1309 N. Broad St., in Rome. They begin each day at noon and will last about 30 minutes. Each will be followed by a lunch at the church (suggested donation: $5).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. March. 26, 2015 | Georgia CEO Atlantic Capital Bank to Buy First Security in Tennessee for $160M Read more. March 26, 2015 | Georgia Health News Report slams state on lack ofRead more

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Bartow County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

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Cartersville Police arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

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