Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia.

Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia.

    SAFETY TIPS: Track registered sex offenders in your community. Click Offender Watch Crime Mapping: See what crimes have been reported in your neighborhood. Crime Mapping Rome Police Department’s anonymous crime tip line. 706-236-5000. Click for details. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office partners with The Wanted Channel to provide an outlet to post wanted persons: Bartow’s… Read more

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2:55 p.m. update: Water service now restored to Garden Lakes community after Rome Water Department crews work 10 hours to find and repair leak.

2:55 p.m. update: Water service now restored to Garden Lakes community after Rome Water Department crews work 10 hours to find and repair leak.

2:55 p.m. update: City of Rome Water Department says crews have resolved the issue in Garden Lakes and water service has been restored to all customers. The water might be slow flowing at first as full pressure returns. 2:30 p.m. update: Rome Water Department reports crews are still out in Garden Lakes working on the situation.… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Three men held in Floyd County charged in plot to kill Bartow couple, overthrow government. Men connected to other ‘white supremacist’ group arrests this week. Cartersville man convicted in death of Courtney DeBois. Rain today, colder temps to follow.

Heritage First Headlines. Three men held in Floyd County charged in plot to kill Bartow couple, overthrow government. Men connected to other ‘white supremacist’ group arrests this week. Cartersville man convicted in death of Courtney DeBois. Rain today, colder temps to follow.

    MORNING REPORT Three men held on charges of attempting to kill Bartow couple, overthrow the government. WSJ article links Georgia men to others arrested in three other states. The documents in “exhibit 1” in the case against the three murder conspiracy/overthrow suspects. It references “television media” as future targets. (Obscene language). Guilty: Cartersville man convicted on… Read more

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First of two updates: Three men held on charges of attempting to kill Bartow couple, overthrow the government. WSJ article links Georgia men to others arrested in three other states.

First of two updates: Three men held on charges of attempting to kill Bartow couple, overthrow the government. WSJ article links Georgia men to others arrested in three other states.

Here’s the latest on the three men arrested by Floyd County Police and the FBI. The 20-page document follows.  THE LATEST Media release: A Floyd County man and two others from Georgia are currently in jail for charges that allege they were involved in a white supremacist group with plans to overthrow the government and murder a… Read more

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From Floyd County Police: The documents in “exhibit 1” in the case against the three murder conspiracy/overthrow suspects. It also references “television media” as future targets. Warning: Obscene language.

From Floyd County Police: The documents in “exhibit 1” in the case against the three murder conspiracy/overthrow suspects. It also references “television media” as future targets. Warning: Obscene language.

The following is a copy of the document identified as Exhibit 1 in this case.  We caution you that there are “f bombs” in parts of the 18-page document as well as some slurs. Likewise, there are references to plotting two murders and even mention of “future targets,” all being in the “television media.”  There… Read more

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Guilty: Cartersville man convicted on all charges in W. Va. court including distribution of fentanyl resulting in death of Courtney DuBois, whose remains were found at the Bartow County Landfill.

Guilty: Cartersville man convicted on all charges in W. Va. court including distribution of fentanyl resulting in death of Courtney DuBois, whose remains were found at the Bartow County Landfill.

  A West Virginia jury has convicted a Cartersville man in connection with the death of 20-year-old Courtney Nicole DuBois whose remains were found at the Bartow County Landfill in August 2018. According to WVNews.com, Terrick Robinson, 35, of Cartersville, was found guilty of all eight drug and gun charges, including distribution of fentanyl resulting in… Read more

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Dining: El Zarape adds brunch this Saturday, Sunday in downtown Rome. Rome City Brewing seeks liquor pouring license.

Dining: El Zarape adds brunch this Saturday, Sunday in downtown Rome. Rome City Brewing seeks liquor pouring license.

    The ‘Zap adds brunch starting this weekend: When you’ve been around for almost 40 years, you learn to do things right. And you learn it mix it up a bit as well. That’s what’s happening at El Zarape Mexican Restaurant at the corner of Broad Street and Fifth Avenue starting this weekend. The… Read more

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United Way’s Cathy Aiken-Freeman, now working with homelessness council, seeks community feedback on next steps.

United Way’s Cathy Aiken-Freeman, now working with homelessness council, seeks community feedback on next steps.

Media release: United Way’s Cathy Aiken-Freeman, Support Staff to the Interagency Council on Poverty & Homelessness, formerly the Homeless Task Force, is hosting community conversations in her new office in City Hall. The community is invited to meet one-on-one and share their thoughts on homelessness. These conversations are the first phase of developing a holistic, collaborative model… Read more

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The Druck Report. From broadcast legends Stephen A. and Nelle Reagan to baseball and a lot inbetween.

The Druck Report. From broadcast legends Stephen A. and Nelle Reagan to baseball and a lot inbetween.

  Please click the above for the audio version.   Bowing down to the king of rants: A legend has bowed out as part of his newly negotiated $8 million a year deal with ESPN. Stephen A. Smith is shutting down his radio show to focus on the dozens of other things ESPN wants him to… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 80% rain chance today, up to quarter of an inch possible. Colder temps return Sunday, low near 21.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 80% rain chance today, up to quarter of an inch possible. Colder temps return Sunday, low near 21.

  OUTLOOK Rain returns today with up to quarter of an inch possible. Mostly sunny on Sunday, but colder temps return with high near 45 and lows in the 20s to start the week. FORECAST Saturday: A chance of rain before 10am, then showers, mainly after 10am. High near 54. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph,… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High school and college basketball scores. Honor for Darlington’s Tate Ratledge. Berry’s Mason Kinsey chases NFL dream. GHSA State Wrestling championships today.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High school and college basketball scores. Honor for Darlington’s Tate Ratledge. Berry’s Mason Kinsey chases NFL dream. GHSA State Wrestling championships today.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.     TheTouchdown Club of Atlanta has named Darlington offensive lineman Tate Ratledge as the Bobby Dodd National Lineman/Linebacker of the Year. Ratledge has signed to play with Georgia this fall. Berry College’s Mason Kinsey is set to compete in the… Read more

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Obituaries: Linda Trammell McDermont and Harriet Penn Whittenburg 

Obituaries: Linda Trammell McDermont and Harriet Penn Whittenburg 

Linda Trammell McDermont, of Rome, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at a local hospital. Linda was born, May 4, 1943, the daughter of the late Luther S. and Donnie Mae Trammell. She was also preceded in death by her son Donald Edward McDermont, Jr. and a sister, Margo Trammell Atchley. Linda is survived by… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

FLOYD No reports BARTOW TIKIZ SHAVED ICE AND ICE CREAM (BASE) 221 TALKING ROCK CREEK PROPERTIES RD CHATSWORTH, GA 30705 Last Inspection Score: 100 GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA SUB DELIGHT 11248 HIGHWAY 27 SUMMERVILLE, GA 30747 Last Inspection Score: 91 Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Developing story on 3 area arrests, murder conspiracy. Spreading the word on the River District changes. Rome Braves’ Hot Stove Gathering returns. King weekend begins. Much colder by Sunday, Monday.

Heritage First Headlines. Developing story on 3 area arrests, murder conspiracy. Spreading the word on the River District changes. Rome Braves’ Hot Stove Gathering returns. King weekend begins. Much colder by Sunday, Monday.

    MORNING REPORT Three men arrested in murder conspiracy case under investigation by the Floyd County Police Department, FBI.  Among those charged is a Silver Creek man, 22. River District rezoning up for review in March. Planners are knocking on doors and sending 110 letters touting what ‘urban mixed use’ would mean to the area.… Read more

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River District rezoning plan up for review in March. Starting today, planners are knocking on doors and sending 110 letters touting what ‘urban mixed use’ would mean to the reviving neighborhoods.

River District rezoning plan up for review in March. Starting today, planners are knocking on doors and sending 110 letters touting what ‘urban mixed use’ would mean to the reviving neighborhoods.

  >In August, Artagus Newell, planning director of Rome Floyd County, and Brice Wood, associate planner, joined Hometown Headlines’ John Druckenmiller to discuss changes coming to  the River District just across the Oostanaula from downtown and Broad Street. Please click the above box to hear what they had to say. THE LATEST: The city of Rome is… Read more

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Business: Greater Community Bank contributes $30,000  to the growth of Rome, Floyd County.

Business: Greater Community Bank contributes $30,000 to the growth of Rome, Floyd County.

  Media release: Greater Community Bank is pleased to provide a $30,000 contribution to the Greater Community Fund, a donor advised fund established with the Community Foundation for Greater Rome. This very exciting philanthropic effort exists for the sole purpose of supporting the local economy and community. The Fund has an approximate balance of $70,000,… Read more

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