Floyd County Jail reports, April 20

Floyd County Jail reports, April 20

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Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: A joyous Easter from Hometown Headlines. Critical primary a month away. Gorgeous forecast.

Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: A joyous Easter from Hometown Headlines. Critical primary a month away. Gorgeous forecast.

Ware Mechanical forecast:   Great spring forecast today and Monday, with sunny skies and highs in the mid-70s. Rain, perhaps storms, back in the forecast Tuesday. Headlines:  Happy Easter. He is risen, indeed, alleluia.  Critical primary election a month from today; final day to register to vote is Monday. Vote Sunday buzz: Senior Inforum returnsRead more

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Happy Easter: ‘He is risen, indeed, alleluia.’

Happy Easter: ‘He is risen, indeed, alleluia.’

Church congregations across Northwest Georgia are celebrating the Easter Miracle today. At sunrise this morning, Spring Creek Baptist Church off Chulio Road gathered for the first of two services (the second is at 10:30 a.m.) to remember Christ’s resurrection and the message of the day. Photo by Larry D. Alford. Hometown Headlines wishes all aRead more

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Critical primary election a month from today; final day to register to vote is Monday

Critical primary election a month from today; final day to register to vote is Monday

  Monday is the last day to register to vote in May 20 primary: New or lapsed voters can sign up at the elections office Monday or, if you have a valid Georgia driver’s license, you can do so online at: https://registertovote.sos.ga.gov/GAOLVR/#no-back-button. Local candidate profiles begin Monday on Hometown Headlines: Natalie Simms has assembled profiles ofRead more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Gorgeous Easter weather, high of 73. Storms possible by Tuesday

Ware Mechanical forecast: Gorgeous Easter weather, high of 73. Storms possible by Tuesday

Outlook: Great spring forecast today and Monday, with sunny skies and highs in the mid-70s. Rain, perhaps storms, back in the forecast Tuesday. 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:  Easter: Sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mphRead more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Hawks win conference track title; Rome Braves split doubleheader.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Hawks win conference track title; Rome Braves split doubleheader.

SPORTS HEADLINES  Shorter wins Peach Belt track title; women finish second: Thanks to an overwhelming performance on the final day of the 2014 Peach Belt Conference Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Barron Stadium, the Shorter men’s track team gave the university its first-ever NCAA conference title when the Hawks rolled up 204 pointsRead more

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Bartow County Jail reports,  April 20

Bartow County Jail reports, April 20

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Sunday Buzz: Senior Inforum returns May 7, Tellus Block Party on April 26.

Sunday Buzz: Senior Inforum returns May 7, Tellus Block Party on April 26.

April 26: The Tellus Science Museum is hosting a block party from 7-11 p.m. The event will showcase food truck cuisine, an open bar featuring craft beer and signature drink the Stargazer, games with a science twist, music, and auctions to benefit the museum’s programs, exhibits, and activities. Adults-only (21+) festivities will celebrate five years and oneRead more

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Update: Two women identified in Hwy 100 crash in Polk County

Update: Two women identified in Hwy 100 crash in Polk County

From WRGA: According to Deputy Coroner Tony Brazier, 35-year-old Cynthia Baltazar and 30-year-old Emily Brook McIntosh were killed when their SUV crossed over into the southbound lane and collided with an empty log truck. They were pronounced dead at the scene at 9 p.m. Update According to a news release from the Georgia State Patrol, Troopers wereRead more

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Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Light rain today up to .25 of inch possible. Clocktower Classic returns. Campaign Watch updates. Area Easter weekend services and events.

Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Light rain today up to .25 of inch possible. Clocktower Classic returns. Campaign Watch updates. Area Easter weekend services and events.

Ware Mechanical forecast:  100% chance of light rain today, up to .25 of inch, mainly before 1 p.m. Partly sunny for Easter Sunday, high of 72.  Headlines:  Clocktower Classic returns Thursday through April 27. Handcycling Commission Post 5 Republicans talking food, water. First candidate forum Thursday. Profiles begin Monday. Campaign Watch Easter Vigil, Easter servicesRead more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Light rain this morning, Partly sunny for Easter Sunday

Ware Mechanical forecast: Light rain this morning, Partly sunny for Easter Sunday

  Outlook: 100% rain chance today with up to .25 of inch of rain, mainly before 1 p.m. Partly sunny skies for Easter Sunday with high of 72. 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:  Hazardous Weather Outlook   Today: Showers, mainly beforeRead more

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Clocktower Classic returns Thursday through April 27; 29 competitors due

Clocktower Classic returns Thursday through April 27; 29 competitors due

  The Ninth Annual Clocktower Classic, a premiere event for U.S. Handcycling, returns to Rome starting Thursday with four races starting that evening and continuing until Sunday, April 27. At least 29 athletes will be competing, including 11 coming to Rome for the first time. The latest updates are available on the event’s Facebook page. TheRead more

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Campaign Watch: Commission Post 5 Republicans talking food, water. First candidate forum Thursday. Profiles begin

Campaign Watch: Commission Post 5 Republicans talking food, water. First candidate forum Thursday. Profiles begin

ABOUT THOSE POST 5 CANDIDATES: Dining with Diane: Nothing attracts a crowd quite the way food does in Floyd County. It doesn’t hurt to offer up some campaigning on the menu as well. County Commission Post 5 Republican hopeful Diane Coker has set up a series of Wednesday lunches to meet with prospective voters betweenRead more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports report:  Rain means Rome Braves-RiverDogs play two tonight in Charleston

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports report: Rain means Rome Braves-RiverDogs play two tonight in Charleston

SPORTS HEADLINES  Rome Braves Braves at RiverDogs rained out; double dip starts at 6:05 tonight. The Charleston RiverDogs and the Rome Braves were postponed due to rain on Friday evening at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader at Riley Park on Saturday, April 19, with two seven-inning contests on the docket. FirstRead more

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Weekend: Final day of ‘Mermaid,’ ’7 Brides;’ Steeplechase; egg hunts

Weekend: Final day of ‘Mermaid,’ ’7 Brides;’ Steeplechase; egg hunts

What’s ahead in Northwest Georgia: This morning: Second Annual No Excuses 5/10k Race in memory of Scott Hines takes place  – rain or shine — at 8 a.m.  Runners interested in participating can still sign up before the race/ This yearly event benefits the Braves Miracle Field of Rome. This afternoon: Rome Little Theatre presents ‘The Little Mermaid Jr., benefiting theRead more

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