Floyd County Jail reports, April 23

Floyd County Jail reports, April 23

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House sports update: Berry Vikings welcome 18 more football recruits for fall 2014 season

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House sports update: Berry Vikings welcome 18 more football recruits for fall 2014 season

Media release: Eighteen high school student-athletes have committed to the Berry College football team, announced Viking Head Coach Tony Kunczewski. These student-athletes have been accepted at Berry and will join the program for its second football season this September. They join 15 others who previously committed to join the Vikings this season. “We are veryRead more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Grasshoppers take deciding game vs. Rome, win 7-2

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Grasshoppers take deciding game vs. Rome, win 7-2

Media release: The Greensboro Grasshoppers took the rubber game of the three game series with the Rome Braves 7-2 Wednesday afternoon at State Mutual Stadium. Greensboro jumped ahead early on a run-scoring single in the first by Felix Munoz for the 1-0 score and did not look back.  RBI singles by Juan Avila and ChadRead more

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Deal signs Lumsden’s work-placed learning bill

Deal signs Lumsden’s work-placed learning bill

Media release: Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law legislation creating work-based learning programs for Georgia high school students, which will increase their access to real-world education and further ensure that our state is shaping a qualified future workforce. These programs will replace Georgia’s current Youth Apprenticeship Program. State Rep. Eddie Lumsden, R-District 12, introduced theRead 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 for more Below are today’s top business and political stories from sources around the state of Georgia. April 23, 2014 | Savannah Morning News GPA unveils new wetlands April 23, 2014 | Georgia Trend – Exclusive! Georgia Leaders Go Green for Earth Day April 23, 2014 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution FAA relocating 330 workers to College Park fromRead more

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Bartow County Jail reports,  April 23

Bartow County Jail reports, April 23

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House sports update: Rome Braves pitcher retires plus more roster moves.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House sports update: Rome Braves pitcher retires plus more roster moves.

Rome Braves pitcher Frank Lafreniere has announced his retirement.  Lafreniere this season was 1-3 with an 8.83 ERA in four starts. Coming into the 2014 season, his record was 18-18 with a 4.48 ERA.  Lafreniere hails from St. Bruno, Canada, and was 47th round selection by the Braves in 2010. The Braves play Greensboro today atRead more

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Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: School Board candidates Q&A. Restaurant owner awaits bypass surgery. Closer look at RNT’s finances

Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: School Board candidates Q&A. Restaurant owner awaits bypass surgery. Closer look at RNT’s finances

Ware Mechanical forecast:   Low 70s today after some morning fog and then look for a string of highs in the upper 70s to low 80s. Some rain possible Thursday, Friday. Headlines:  Floyd County School Board District 1 candidates’ answers on the charter system, governance teams, community involvement. Campaign watch Johnny Mitchell awaits bypass asRead more

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Campaign watch: Floyd County School Board District 1 candidates’ answers on the charter system, governance teams and community involvement

Campaign watch: Floyd County School Board District 1 candidates’ answers on the charter system, governance teams and community involvement

This is part of a series of profiles of the local candidates facing contested races in the May 20 primary. On Thursday, we’ll post the profiles and Q&A packages with the school board candidates for District 4. Natalie Simms is writing the profiles for Hometown Headlines. You can view all the profiles as they publish by clicking Politics FloydRead more

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Johnny Mitchell awaits bypass as friends line up to help chop pork. Fox’s Pizza Den reopens in Armuchee.

Johnny Mitchell awaits bypass as friends line up to help chop pork. Fox’s Pizza Den reopens in Armuchee.

Johnny Mitchell hospitalized, awaits bypass surgery: Anyone at Steeplechase on Saturday likely saw Johnny Mitchell of his namesake Smokehouse barbecue in Euharlee or smelled what he, Jill and others were catering. Late Sunday, Mitchell started feeling chest pains that intensified on Monday. He’s now at Redmond Regional and had a stent put in on Tuesday.Read more

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Latest financial reports on RNT’s parent company: assets, liabilities and almost $4 million in stock equity issues

Latest financial reports on RNT’s parent company: assets, liabilities and almost $4 million in stock equity issues

  The March operating report for News Publishing Co. — parent of the Rome News, Calhoun Times, the soon-to-merge Polk weeklies and other publications — is out with some detail we perhaps missed in earlier filings in federal bankruptcy court. News Publishing sought Chapter 11 reorganization on Jan. 1, 2013, with a comprehensive plan on payingRead more

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Finster Fest 2014 is May 31, June 1; art show also includes ‘After Party’ with bands such as Shenandoah

Finster Fest 2014 is May 31, June 1; art show also includes ‘After Party’ with bands such as Shenandoah

  Media release: The Paradise Garden Foundation  will host one  of  the  Southeast’s  most  popular  folk  art  and  music  festivals, Finster  Fest  2014, on  May  31  and  June  1. It will feature  art  and  live  music  in  Dowdy Park.  On that Saturday and Sunday, Finster Fest will host more than 50 juried artists as wellRead more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: A bit cooler today (72) and then the 80s return; rain possible Thursday, Friday

Ware Mechanical forecast: A bit cooler today (72) and then the 80s return; rain possible Thursday, Friday

Outlook: Low 70s today after some morning fog and then look for a string of highs in the upper 70s to low 80s. Some rain possible Thursday, Friday. Click for latest pollen count from Atlanta Allergy and Asthma Clinic Expanded weather reports: Rome data / Cartersville data Weather bar: Weather / Radar / Forecast Your forecast:  Today: Patchy fog before 8 a.m. Otherwise,Read more

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Berry Farms Angus Beef, Cheese sale on Friday. Darlington’s Tri for the Kids is May 4. Dixie Highway Yard Sale is June 7-9

Berry Farms Angus Beef, Cheese sale on Friday. Darlington’s Tri for the Kids is May 4. Dixie Highway Yard Sale is June 7-9

The Berry Farm’s Angus Beef and The Berry Farm’s Jersey Milk enterprises will be having a sale from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the Rollins Dairy. Beef short ribs, cubed steak and gouda cheese are available for purchase. The Berry Farms Angus Beef creates the opportunity for consumers to enjoy quality natural Angus beef from cattle raisedRead more

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Expanded look at Saturday’s Healthy Kids Day hosted by YMCA, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Grizzard Park

Expanded look at Saturday’s Healthy Kids Day hosted by YMCA, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Grizzard Park

Media release: On Saturday, the YMCA of Rome and Floyd County is celebrating YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of families. Healthy Kids Day will be held at Grizzard Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Healthy Kids Day will include funRead more

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