Heritage First Headlines: Planet Fitness opens 24/7 center in Cartersville, This week in Northwest Georgia, Final day to vote in Harbin’s Dime Time.

Heritage First Headlines: Planet Fitness opens 24/7 center in Cartersville, This week in Northwest Georgia, Final day to vote in Harbin’s Dime Time.

Ware Mechanical forecast Sunny and hot this week. Slight chance of rain midweek. Today: high near 94, low of 66. Headlines: Planet Fitness opens new 24/7 workout club in Cartersville. Planet Fitness This Week: First day of school in Bartow, Floyd and Cartersville. Floyd BOE meeting, Commission meetings, First Friday events and Celebrity Dance Challenge.… Read more

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Planet Fitness opens new 24/7 workout club in Cartersville

Planet Fitness opens new 24/7 workout club in Cartersville

The nationwide fitness chain Planet Fitness has opened a new location in Cartersville in the former Ross store next to Ingles at the Felton’s Crossing Shopping Center on Joe Frank Harris Parkway. This makes the 26th location for the chain in Georgia, the first in the Northwest Georgia area. Planet Fitness has a total of… Read more

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This Week: First day of school in Bartow, Floyd and Cartersville. Floyd BOE meeting, Commission meetings, First Friday events and Celebrity Dance Challenge.

Monday First day of class for Bartow County Schools. Traffic reminders Tuesday Floyd County Board of Education will meet at 6:00 p.m. in the Board of Education office on Riverside Parkway. The board caucus meeting begins at 5:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend the meetings. Agenda read more Read more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: After a cool start, today will warm up quickly to 95; slight chance of rain midweek

Ware Mechanical forecast: After a cool start, today will warm up quickly to 95; slight chance of rain midweek

The situation: A tease of fall: Our morning low today was 63 degrees at 7 a.m., eight degrees below normal but still a few degrees warmer than the record low of 58 set on this date in 1997. Source: The Weather Channel. Sunny and hot this week. Slight chance of rain midweek. The forecast: Sunday:… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: RFPRA fall registration under way. Shorter football’s new coaches. Dale Murphy among home crowd watching Rome Braves win Saturday night.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: RFPRA fall registration under way. Shorter football’s new coaches. Dale Murphy among home crowd watching Rome Braves win Saturday night.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report Registration for fall sports is under way at the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority. Parents and guardians can sign kids up either in-person at RFPRA Administrative Headquarters at 1 Shorter Ave., or online at RFPRA.com. read more Read more

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Final day to vote in #HarbinDimeTime’s $2,000 challenge

Final day to vote in #HarbinDimeTime’s $2,000 challenge

#hometownhealth, #harbindimetime Today is the final day to vote in Harbin Clinic’s Dime Time challenge. Voting ends tonight and the winner will be announced tomorrow. Previous report: “Harbin Clinic’s Facebook page has reached more than 20,000 likes and in celebrating our mission of caring completely for our local communities, we’re asking the community to help us… Read more

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Obituaries: Remembering Joanne Buck

Obituaries: Remembering Joanne Buck

#hometownobituaries Mrs. Joanne F. Buck, 70, of Rome, passed away Friday, July 31, 2015 at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Born April 2, 1945 in Rome, she was the daughter of the late Robert G. Fitzpatrick and the late Anna Belle McKinney Fitzpatrick. Joanne was a loving wife, mother and “Nana”. She worked at Wyatt’s Book Store… Read more

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Shorter Hawks’ football staff welcomes four new members in 2015 as Phil Jones starts his 11th season as head coach

Shorter Hawks’ football staff welcomes four new members in 2015 as Phil Jones starts his 11th season as head coach

#hometownsports Media release: Phil Jones has always been thankful for the opportunity to be a football coach and help teach young men about what the game can offer on and off the field. But as the man whose career spans 47 years prepares to begin his 11th season as the head football coach at Shorter University, Jones… Read more

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78 Darlington students earn AP Scholar designation — and 33 of them are rising seniors

78 Darlington students earn AP Scholar designation — and 33 of them are rising seniors

#hometowneducation Media release: During the 2014-15 school year, 78 Darlington students earned the designation of AP Scholar by The College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program Exams. The College Board’s AP Program offers students the opportunity to take challenging college-level courses while still in high school, and to receive… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Shorter property for sale, Floyd Jail inmate dies, Operation Rolling Thunder update, Final day of Sales Tax holiday.

Heritage First Headlines: Shorter property for sale, Floyd Jail inmate dies, Operation Rolling Thunder update, Final day of Sales Tax holiday.

Ware Mechanical forecast Sunshine and clear skies all weekend and most of next week too. Today: high near 93. Headlines: Shorter University puts property on the market with nearly half-million price tag. Shorter Operation Rolling Thunder’s final week: Nearly 200 citations, DUI arrests, felony arrests and more. Details Floyd County Jail inmate dies of natural… Read more

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Bartow, Cartersville crime updates brought to you by Midian Roofing

Bartow, Cartersville crime updates brought to you by Midian Roofing

#hometowncrime Bartow County Jail report: Saturday Note: If you’re having problems accessing the file, please email us at druck@hometownheadlines.com Cartersville Police arrest reports: 20153275 20153280 20153282 Read more

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Updated: 22 suspects from Northwest Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama charged in massive Polk County drug crackdown

Updated: 22 suspects from Northwest Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama charged in massive Polk County drug crackdown

#hometowncrime, #hometownradio NEW: Listen to an interview with Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome about the background of the investigation. Newsome was a guest on Friday’s Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM, AM 1470 and streaming at wrga.streamon.fm. Click interview or click above SoundCloud file.  read more Read more

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Shorter University puts property on the market with nearly half-million price tag

Shorter University puts property on the market with nearly half-million price tag

Shorter University has put one of its properties on the market for nearly half a million dollars. The building at 408 Shorter Ave. is listed with Toles, Temple and Wright with agent Craig McDaniel with an asking price of $499,000 for the 6,300 square-foot building. It is the former home of the University’s Advancement and Communications offices… Read more

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Operation Rolling Thunder’s final week: Nearly 200 citations, DUI arrests, felony arrests and more

Operation Rolling Thunder’s final week: Nearly 200 citations, DUI arrests, felony arrests and more

Media release: Operation Rolling Thunder conducted enforcement efforts on Thursday and Friday July 30-31, 2015 at various locations throughout Floyd County with an emphasis on DUI detection and seat belt/child safety seat enforcement.  The multi-jurisdictional checkpoints yielded the following results: read more Read more

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