Gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter makes stop in Calhoun, Deal due in Rome Tuesday

Gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter makes stop in Calhoun, Deal due in Rome Tuesday

Greeting crowds in Northwest Georgia, Democrat Gubernatorial candidate Sen. Jason Carter kicked off his #GeorgiasReady bus tour with visits to Calhoun, his hometown, and Ringgold. Carter was joined by his wife, Kate, and their two boys, Henry and Thomas. In Calhoun, Carter was introduced by Geraldine Porch, a 100-year-old retired school teacher who has known Carter sinceRead more

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Updated: Great crowd Downtown for Zombie-Thon and Apocalyptic Block Party; Complete Race Results

Updated: Great crowd Downtown for Zombie-Thon and Apocalyptic Block Party; Complete Race Results

Hundreds of zombie runners invaded Downtown Rome this afternoon as the Second Annual Zombie-thon 5K took over the streets. Runners had to make it through the zombie hoards before they were attacked. The event was presented by Rome-Floyd Parks and Rec and Harbin Clinic. Complete race results. read more

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Floyd County Jail reports for Oct. 25

Floyd County Jail reports for Oct. 25

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House in-game updates: Berry falls 23-17 to Birmingham Southern. Valdosta State tops Shorter, 37-6.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House in-game updates: Berry falls 23-17 to Birmingham Southern. Valdosta State tops Shorter, 37-6.

  Berry Vikings fall to Birmingham Southern 23-17 in Birmingham. Vikings’ Hail Mary turns into an interception in final seconds. Game stats. Valdosta State topped Shorter, 37-6. Hawks kept Valdosta to its lowest point total and total yards in 3 games but still came up short. Details read more

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168 take advance of Saturday early voting in Floyd; another chance on Sunday

168 take advance of Saturday early voting in Floyd; another chance on Sunday

Saturday early voting drew a good crowd at the Floyd County elections office on Saturday: 168 people. All Georgia counties had Saturday voting options but very few will be open again Sunday. Floyd County is among those few. You can vote from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday at the Elections and Registration Office at.12 E. FourthRead more

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Where eerie and epic meet: Tonight’s Apocalyptic Block Party in downtown Rome

Where eerie and epic meet: Tonight’s Apocalyptic Block Party in downtown Rome

Downtown Rome’s Apocalyptic Block Party: A MONSTER of a night tonight. How huge? 2 bands on 2 stages, Satin Finish Band and Curiosity Shoppe How big? 3 blocks of Broad Street, from Second to Fifth avenues.. How awesome? Totally FREE from 7 until 10 p.m. Even the Harbin Clinic Kids Zone and the Coosa ValleyRead more

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More than 5,000 pack Grizzard Park for YMCA Boo Fest

More than 5,000 pack Grizzard Park for YMCA Boo Fest

It was a scary, good time at Grizzard Park Friday night for the Rome-Floyd YMCA’s second annual Boo Fest. Organizers estimate more than 5,000 families and children enjoyed the event that featured games, story-telling, a haunted house, and a Monster Mash family dance party. More than 75 community businesses sponsored the Trick-or-Treat village area. More picturesRead more

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Bartow County Jail reports, Oct. 25

Bartow County Jail reports, Oct. 25

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Cartersville Police arrest reports, Oct. 25

Cartersville Police arrest reports, Oct. 25

Here are today’s arrest reports from the Cartersville Police Department. Just click each file to see the report: 4713

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Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Board of Realtors going virtual, Remembering Alex Crumbley, Beautiful weather for busy weekend of zombies, block party, cowboys. Early voting this weekend. Sports updates.

Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Board of Realtors going virtual, Remembering Alex Crumbley, Beautiful weather for busy weekend of zombies, block party, cowboys. Early voting this weekend. Sports updates.

Ware Mechanical forecast:   Another beautiful weekend ahead. Today: Sunny with high near 77, low near 50.  Headlines: Greater Rome Board of Realtors going virtual when office closes in December; all local activities will remain — and some could expand. Board New obituary remembers the life of Alex Crumbley. Alex Weekend to-do list: Zap the zombies,Read more

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Greater Rome Board of Realtors going virtual when office closes in December; all local activities will remain — and some could expand

Greater Rome Board of Realtors going virtual when office closes in December; all local activities will remain — and some could expand

By year’s end, the physical office of the Greater Rome Board of Realtors will be gone. Economic conditions, the pending retirement of 27-year veteran Joanne Edmonds and advances made with technology, the board decided “the timing was right” to make the move, says Jane Slickman of Garden Lakes Realty, who is wrapping up her termRead more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Big wins for Darlington, Model, Calhoun, Cartersville. Berry, Shorter on the road today.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Big wins for Darlington, Model, Calhoun, Cartersville. Berry, Shorter on the road today.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report Media release: Mitchell Blanchard of Berry College has been named to the D3football.com Team of the Week. A punter, the sophomore had an exceptional game in BC’s 46-24 win over Hendrix. Blanchard punted five times for an average of 46.2 yards per kick, landing three of them inside the 20-yard line in the win. ClickRead more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Another beautiful weekend ahead. Sunny today, high near 77.

Ware Mechanical forecast: Another beautiful weekend ahead. Sunny today, high near 77.

Today’s forecast: Another beautiful weekend ahead. Today: Sunny, high near 77, low of 50. Expanded weather reports: Rome data / Cartersville data Weather bar: Weather / Radar / Forecast Your forecast: Today: Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. read more

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Politics: You can vote early today across Northwest Georgia; also Sunday in Floyd

Politics: You can vote early today across Northwest Georgia; also Sunday in Floyd

All Georgia county elections offices are open today to give voters an extra chance to make a decision on the 2014 general election. Also, Floyd County’s elections office will be open Sunday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.  Early voting ends next Friday evening. read more

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Keith Mickler: Lots of holes in your yard. Chipmunk? It might be an armadillo.

Keith Mickler: Lots of holes in your yard. Chipmunk? It might be an armadillo.

  By Keith Mickler, county coordinator What a sight to behold, you step out one morning to find your lawn looking like a lunar surface. Dang, what the heck has happened? Well, I am going to tell you what happened. Nope, actually Les Harrison, County Extension Director found in Wakulla County, Florida is going shareRead more

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