Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia. Plus: Latest metro task for arrest.

Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia. Plus: Latest metro task for arrest.

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 most wanted… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Update: No change in high school rankings — Rockmart no. 1 in 2A; Cartersville no. 3 in 4A; Darlington, no. 4 in A Private; Rome no. 6 in 5A. Colleges: Georgia holds at no. 10 in AP Top 25; big three — Alabama, LSU and Ohio State.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Update: No change in high school rankings — Rockmart no. 1 in 2A; Cartersville no. 3 in 4A; Darlington, no. 4 in A Private; Rome no. 6 in 5A. Colleges: Georgia holds at no. 10 in AP Top 25; big three — Alabama, LSU and Ohio State.

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.     High school football rankings: According to the AJC: 5A: Rome, now 6-2, holds at no. 6. 4A: Cartersville, 8-0, remains no. 2. 2A: Rockmart remains no. 1 with a 7-0 record. 1A Private: Darlington, also 7-0, remains no. 4. Coming… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 1.25 inches of rain due late Monday, Tuesday; Nestor leaves a third of an inch of rain in Rome, 1.42 inches in Cartersville on Saturday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 1.25 inches of rain due late Monday, Tuesday; Nestor leaves a third of an inch of rain in Rome, 1.42 inches in Cartersville on Saturday.

THE LATEST Monday night into Tuesday: At least 1.25 inches of rain due overnight Monday into Tuesday. Nestor’s impact: Barely a third of an inch of rain in Rome on Saturday, 1.42 inches in Cartersville. OUTLOOK Patchy fog this morning, then partly sunny with high near 78. FORECAST Sunday: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny,… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Changes ahead for Rome Braves? Level 1 Drought Response in Bartow, Polk, Gordon. Rome doctor jailed in Athens-Clarke Co. Paradise Gardens Bungalow opens.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Changes ahead for Rome Braves? Level 1 Drought Response in Bartow, Polk, Gordon. Rome doctor jailed in Athens-Clarke Co. Paradise Gardens Bungalow opens.

MORNING REPORT Changes ahead for Rome Braves? Major League Baseball in negotations with minor league to “reorganize elements of system” according to ESPN report. Baseball Georgia EPD declares Level 1 Drought Response in 103 counties including Bartow, Polk, Gordon; calls for water conservation. Drought Rome doctor jailed in Athens-Clarke County on felony charges, including aggravated assault and… Read more

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Changes ahead for Rome Braves? Major League Baseball in negotations with minor league to “reorganize elements of system” according to ESPN report.

Changes ahead for Rome Braves? Major League Baseball in negotations with minor league to “reorganize elements of system” according to ESPN report.

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. Major League Baseball (MLB) is in negotiations with its minor league teams to “reorganize elements of the system” that could reduce the number of affiliated teams from 160 to 120, according to an ESPN report. The current agreement between Major League Baseball… Read more

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Georgia EPD declares Level 1 Drought Response in 103 counties including Bartow, Polk, Gordon; calls for water conservation.

Georgia EPD declares Level 1 Drought Response in 103 counties including Bartow, Polk, Gordon; calls for water conservation.

  Three Northwest Georgia counties including Bartow, Gordon and Polk are among 103 counties listed in a Level 1 Drought Response declaration by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD). This means public water utilities in 103 counties will be required to begin a public information campaign to help citizens better understand drought, its impact on… Read more

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Rome doctor jailed in Athens-Clarke County on felony charges, including aggravated assault and rape.

Rome doctor jailed in Athens-Clarke County on felony charges, including aggravated assault and rape.

Cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Zachary F. Solomon, who until recently practiced with the Harbin Clinic in Rome, is now jailed in the Athens-Clarke County jail after his arrest on Wednesday for a number of felony charges including rape and aggravated assault. According to Athens-Clarke County jail records, Solomon, of 24 Pear St. in Rome, is being… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at 9 homes in Rome, Rockmart, Menlo, priced from $140,000 to $699,000.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at 9 homes in Rome, Rockmart, Menlo, priced from $140,000 to $699,000.

    Hardy Realty’s Open House Gallery for Sunday: Your first look at 9 homes in Rome, Rockmart, Menlo, priced from $140,000 to $699,000. SUNDAY Open Houses, 1-3 p.m. 8 Brookhollow Road, Rome. $399,500. 5 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath. 2305 Frettiesburg Drive, Rockmart. $200,000. 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath. 5 Waterford Place, Rome. $179,900. 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath.… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: John Wisdom Wagon Train’s last ride. Next weekend: Chiaha, Cowboy Festival, Peach State Marching and more.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: John Wisdom Wagon Train’s last ride. Next weekend: Chiaha, Cowboy Festival, Peach State Marching and more.

    A look ahead to next weekend, Oct. 24-27: Thursday-Sunday: The 17th annual Southeastern Cowboy Festival and Symposium at Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville. As the largest Western themed event in the South, thousands of participants are expected to visit the four-day event, which is packed with activities such as gunfight re-enactments, Native American dancing, art-related… Read more

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Paradise Garden Bungalow now open for overnight stays at Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden

Paradise Garden Bungalow now open for overnight stays at Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden

If you’re looking for a unique, quick getaway, Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden in Summerville has just opened its new Paradise Garden Bungalow for overnight rentals through Airbnb. Rates are $150 per night. From Paradise Garden: The 2-bedroom, 1-bath house, designed by Summer Loftin of Summer Loftin Antiques & Design of Atlanta, has an open living… Read more

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Politics: Advance voting resumes Monday. Plus: Sample ballot, candidate profiles and Q&A.

Politics: Advance voting resumes Monday. Plus: Sample ballot, candidate profiles and Q&A.

  Advance voting resumes Monday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Floyd County Health Department. First week of voting saw 178 voters for an average of 35.6 per day. All told, less than 1 percent of the city’s registered voters turned out for the first five days of advance voting. What to know: Candidate profiles, Q&A… Read more

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Buzz: Dos Bros Mexican Grill looks to open mid-November. Floyd County Commission meets Tuesday.

Buzz: Dos Bros Mexican Grill looks to open mid-November. Floyd County Commission meets Tuesday.

Look for Dos Bros Mexican Grill to open by mid-November next door to Mathis’ True Value Hardware at 40 Carter Avenue. “It’s hard to set a date, but we are hoping to be open in the next four weeks,” says Kush Shah, restaurant co-founder on Saturday. “We are scheduled for inspections next week, so a… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Berry and Shorter both suffer losses on Saturday. Unity wins region title. High school volleyball updates. Falcons host Rams. Atlanta United gets win.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Berry and Shorter both suffer losses on Saturday. Unity wins region title. High school volleyball updates. Falcons host Rams. Atlanta United gets win.

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.   Berry Vikings upset in first loss of season, 28-15, at Birmingham-Southern. Game release: The No. 7 Berry College football team allowed an uncharacteristic 315 rushing yards on Saturday night, as the Vikings dropped their first game of the season 28-15… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Jewel Hamilton

Obituaries: Mrs. Jewel Hamilton

Mrs. Jewel Hamilton, 84, of Rome, Georgia passed away on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Services will be Friday, October 25, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. Bethesda Baptist Church 440 Plainville Road, S.W. Plainville, Georgia. 30733. She will lie in-state from 12:00 noon until the hour of service. Interment will follow… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Berry falls at BSU. Shorter falls 7-0 to North Greenville. High School football scoreboard. High school volleyball updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Berry falls at BSU. Shorter falls 7-0 to North Greenville. High School football scoreboard. High school volleyball updates.

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.     TODAY’S COLLEGE FOOTBALL Berry Vikings:  Vikings fall to Birmingham-Southern, 28-15. Next Saturday: At home vs. Rhodes, 2 p.m. Vikings Shorter Hawks fall at home to North Greenville, 7-0. Next Saturday: At Mississippi, 4 p.m. Hawks Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets top Miami, 28-21. Jackets… Read more

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