Floyd County Jail reports for Nov. 22

Floyd County Jail reports for Nov. 22

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Ware Mechanical weather update: Marginal risk for severe storms in NW Georgia tomorrow; Up to 1-inch of rainfall

Ware Mechanical weather update: Marginal risk for severe storms in NW Georgia tomorrow; Up to 1-inch of rainfall

Latest forecast: 100% rain chance on Sunday with up to 1-inch of rainfall expected. Thunderstorms possible with highest risk for severe weather south of a Lagrange to Forsyth to Warrenton line. THERE WILL BE A SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ON SUNDAY AREA WIDE. A FEW STORMS ON SUNDAY COULD BECOME SEVERE WITH DAMAGINGRead more

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Updated: Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Shorter falls to N. Greenville in Victory Bowl, 42-16

Updated: Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Shorter falls to N. Greenville in Victory Bowl, 42-16

  Shorter falls 42-16 to North Greenville in Victory Bowl Media release:  They were hoping to close out the season on a positive note.Instead, the Shorter Hawks were left with a sour taste in their mouths as the one problem that has plagued them all season – a letdown in the second half – cameRead more

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Bartow County Sheriff’s office investigating shooting early Saturday

Bartow County Sheriff’s office investigating shooting early Saturday

Bartow County EMS responded this morning to a male subject with a gunshot wound to the leg. EMS arrived on the scene and treated the patient’s wound which was to the thigh and transported the patient to Kennestone ER for treatment. The shooting is being investigated by the BCSO. read more

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Traffic alert: Construction on Turner McCall Blvd. Only 1 lane open northbound

Traffic alert: Construction on Turner McCall Blvd. Only 1 lane open northbound

Look for some traffic delays along Turner McCall Boulevard at the bridge heading northbound to 1st St., near CVS Pharmacy and new Hardees/Auto Zone. Only one northbound lane is open due to the roadwork.

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Pancakes: Big crowd at 10 a.m., open until noon

Pancakes: Big crowd at 10 a.m., open until noon

Saturday: The Rome Noon Optimist Club will be ‘Flipping for Youth’ at the 54th Annual Pancake Breakfast at the Rome Civic Center from 6 a.m. until noon.  The event is an All-You-Can-Eat breakfast of pancakes and sausage.  The price also includes your choice of coffee, orange juice, milk, chocolate milk, or soft drink.  Tickets are $5 inRead more

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Bartow County Jail reports, Nov. 22

Bartow County Jail reports, Nov. 22

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Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Sunshine today, Rain heading our way Sunday. Goat’s General store downtown, Christmas trees sales, Tim Herrington named EMA Director, Busy weekend ahead.

Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Sunshine today, Rain heading our way Sunday. Goat’s General store downtown, Christmas trees sales, Tim Herrington named EMA Director, Busy weekend ahead.

Ware Mechanical forecast: Beautiful today with sunshine, high near 57. Rain and possible storms on the way tonight though Monday. The greatest threat for severe storms should remain to our south. Expected rainfall amounts of 1.36 inches or more Sunday-Monday. Headlines: Goat’s General Store puts a different retail spin on downtown Rome. Newest item: Christmas treesRead more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Beautiful Saturday gives away to rainy Sunday ahead, a few storms possible

Ware Mechanical forecast: Beautiful Saturday gives away to rainy Sunday ahead, a few storms possible

Your forecast:  Beautiful today with sunshine, high near 57. Rain and possible storms on the way tonight though Monday. The greatest threat for severe storms should stay to our south. Expected rainfall amounts of 1.36 inches or more Sunday-Monday. read more

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Goat’s General Store puts a different retail spin on downtown Rome. Newest item: Christmas trees starting Black Friday

Goat’s General Store puts a different retail spin on downtown Rome. Newest item: Christmas trees starting Black Friday

Story and photos by Josh Hines, Armuchee High This time last year, walking down Broad Street in downtown Rome at night would find a number of bars, cigar lounges and  closed stores. Mike Elliott, of the new Goat’s General Store, wanted to change the night-life environment that seemed to favor only the adults. read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Victory Bowl kickoff at noon. High school updates. Norman’s No-Nos.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Victory Bowl kickoff at noon. High school updates. Norman’s No-Nos.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report Shorter Hawks football players collected canned goods for a local food pantry Friday morning as they took part in the NCCAA Christian Service Project. The service project was part of the 2014 Victory Bowl festivities, which will feature the Hawks against the Crusaders of North Greenville on Saturday at BarronRead more

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Chamber’s prelegislative breakfast is Dec. 11. Rome Symphony/Rome High choirs and chorale to perform Dec. 7

Chamber’s prelegislative breakfast is Dec. 11. Rome Symphony/Rome High choirs and chorale to perform Dec. 7

  Dec. 11: Greater Rome Chamber’s prelegislative breakfast, 8 a.m., Coosa Country Club. $12 for members, $25 for non-members. Scheduled to attend: Sen. Chuck Hufstetler and representatives Christian Coomer, Katie Dempsey and Eddie Lumsden. Chamber /    read more

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Weekend: Pancakes on sale until noon. Victory Bowl gates open at 10 a.m., noon kick. Plus: Nutcracker, open house

Weekend: Pancakes on sale until noon. Victory Bowl gates open at 10 a.m., noon kick. Plus: Nutcracker, open house

Saturday: Downtown Rome Holiday Open House at businesses and restaurants.  Free trolley rides with Santa from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Candy Cane hunt for kids at 1 p.m. in Town Green. Saturday: The Nutcracker will be at the Rome City Auditorium for shows at 2:30 and 8 p.m. The performance is a collaboration of R.O.M.E.,Read more

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Today’s Victory Bowl schedule: Ticket sales start at 10 a..m., kickoff is at noon

Today’s Victory Bowl schedule: Ticket sales start at 10 a..m., kickoff is at noon

Here’s the running schedule for the Victory Bowl teams today. Tickets are on sale starting at 10 a.m.  at Barron Stadium ($15 each). Kickoff is noon Saturday. Saturday, November 22 8:00a Team Breakfast – North Greenville University – Holiday Inn Express Shorter University – Shorter University read more

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No new Public Health restaurant inspection scores from Friday

No new Public Health restaurant inspection scores from Friday

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