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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Berry tops Centre, 28-14. Shorter falls 54-20 to Delta State. Former coach Phil Jones inducted into Hall of Fame.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Berry tops Centre, 28-14. Shorter falls 54-20 to Delta State. Former coach Phil Jones inducted into Hall of Fame.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Berry Vikings sports updates. Football: Berry gets another win with 28-14 victory over Centre tonight at Valhalla Stadium. Box score Next up: Berry at Austin, 2 p.m. Sept. 30. Schedule Shorter Hawks sports updates. Football: Shorter falls 54-20 to Delta State in lightning-shortened game at Barron Stadium. Game recap: The Hawks fell… Read more

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Education: Lots of ‘duck splashing’ fun at Model Elementary’s 1st annual Blue Devil Duck Dash 5K obstacle run

Education: Lots of ‘duck splashing’ fun at Model Elementary’s 1st annual Blue Devil Duck Dash 5K obstacle run

  Parents, students and teacher joined together today for a ‘duck splashing’ time at Model Elementary’s first annual Blue Devil Duck Dash 5K Obstacle Run. The family-friendly event included a 3.1-mile obstacle-style race that included 15 various obstacles including climbing wall, slip n’ slide and mud. The event benefits Model Elementary School’s PBIS  (Positive Behavior… Read more

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Crimewatch: Updates all day from the Floyd, Bartow and Polk county jails; Cartersville Police.

Crimewatch: Updates all day from the Floyd, Bartow and Polk county jails; Cartersville Police.

Crimewatch report brought to you by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics Floyd County Jail reports:  4 a.m. / 8 a.m. / 8 p.m. Polk County Jail report Friday Cartersville Police Department Wednesday: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Bartow County Jail report -How to check the Bartow County Jail log: Click Photo Name In Custody Race Gender… Read more

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Hardy Realty open house gallery for Sunday: Nine homes in Rome and Armuchee, priced from $109,000 to $768,800.

Hardy Realty open house gallery for Sunday: Nine homes in Rome and Armuchee, priced from $109,000 to $768,800.

OPEN HOUSE, 1-3 P.M. SUNDAY 269 W HERMITAGE RD – 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath on 28.4 acres in Model School District! $289,900. 6 GREGORY DR – 6 bedroom, 4.5 bath. $399,900. 110 WOODCREST DR – 3 bedroom, 2 bath. $135,900. 13 PINE VALLEY – Wonderfully maintained 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath in Horseleg Estates. $199,000.   7 SEVEN HILLS – 4… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Strong thunderstorm advisory for Floyd and Polk counties until 6 p.m.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Strong thunderstorm advisory for Floyd and Polk counties until 6 p.m.

  The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a significant weather advisory for Western Polk and Southwestern Floyd counties until 6 p.m. At 5:30 p.m., a strong thunderstorm was over Cave Spring, or near Cedartown, moving southwest at 15 mph. Hazards: Up to 40 mph winds, pea-sized hail and frequent cloud to ground… Read more

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Weekend: “Sweet Home Alabama” to close out Ridge Ferry Film season tonight. Pop Up Dog Park from 1-4 p.m. Sunday.

Weekend: “Sweet Home Alabama” to close out Ridge Ferry Film season tonight. Pop Up Dog Park from 1-4 p.m. Sunday.

Tonight: Partially shot in Rome, the movie “Sweet Home Alabama” will close the Ridge Ferry Films tonight, hosted by Parks and Recreation and sponsored by Heritage Auto Group and Parker Fibernet. Ridge Ferry Park will open at 5:30 p.m. for food and activities. The movie will begin at sundown. Activities include a free 40-foot obstacle… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: CRBI moves to Cotton Block. Rome City Brewing ready to distribute. Floyd CCA partners with GA Tech.

Heritage First Headlines: CRBI moves to Cotton Block. Rome City Brewing ready to distribute. Floyd CCA partners with GA Tech.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. CRBI moves to Cotton Block in the former home of River Dog Paddle Co. CRBI Business: Rome City Brewing Company prepares for distribution of their local craft beer across North Georgia. Business Updated: Darlington’s ACT average score of 24.8 best in five years. Previous: Scores from Northwest Georgia… Read more

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CRBI moves to Cotton Block in the former home of River Dog Paddle Co.

CRBI moves to Cotton Block in the former home of River Dog Paddle Co.

  The Coosa River Basin Initiative has a new home — and it couldn’t ask for a better location.  A mainstay in the 400 block of Broad Street for years, CRBI is now bundled if you will with some neighbors of similar interests at 5 Broad St. Says Jesse Demonbreun-Chapman, Executive Director & Riverkeeper: “We’re still… Read more

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Business: Rome City Brewing Company prepares for distribution of their local craft beer across North Georgia

Business: Rome City Brewing Company prepares for distribution of their local craft beer across North Georgia

Fans of Rome City Brewing Co.’s craft beers will soon get to chance to drink them all over North Georgia. Here’s the latest news on distribution from RCBC’s Facebook page: “100 new kegs arrived today at Rome City Brewing! Thanks to Eagle Rock Distributing, these kegs will be all over North GA and represent #HandcraftedBeer made RIGHT… Read more

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Buzz: Polk Health Dept. offering flu vaccines. Floyd BOE meeting Oct. 12. Public hearing on rezoning requests before Rome Commission on Monday.

Buzz: Polk Health Dept. offering flu vaccines. Floyd BOE meeting Oct. 12. Public hearing on rezoning requests before Rome Commission on Monday.

The Polk County Health Department, 125 East Ware Street, Cedartown, is now offering flu vaccines.  Please call the health department at 770-749-2270 to schedule an appointment. Public health experts say now is a good time for people to consider getting vaccinated for the upcoming flu season. Flu season usually begins in October, but can begin… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Warm temps for first weekend of fall, highs in upper 80s with slight rain chance today.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Warm temps for first weekend of fall, highs in upper 80s with slight rain chance today.

  OUTLOOK There is a slight chance of thunderstorms Saturday and Thursday, mainly during the afternoon and evening. The primary hazards will be lightning, along with brief heavy rain and gusty winds. FORECAST Saturday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming east around… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry hosts Centre at 6 p.m., Shorter hosts Delta State at 1 p.m. Friday night scores.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry hosts Centre at 6 p.m., Shorter hosts Delta State at 1 p.m. Friday night scores.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS COLLEGE FOOTBALL Norman’s No-Nos: Dogs vs. Dawgs will be decided by a touchdown. Why Irish eyes might be smiling — this Saturday, at least. No-Nos Berry Vikings sports updates. Football: Berry will host Centre, 6 p.m. Saturday, Valhalla Stadium. Schedule Shorter Hawks sports updates. Football: Shorter will host Delta State,… Read more

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Obituaries: Harlin Eugene “Johnny” Agan, William Arthur “Bill” Ewing and Anthony Ross

Obituaries: Harlin Eugene “Johnny” Agan, William Arthur “Bill” Ewing and Anthony Ross

Mr. Harlin Eugene “Johnny” Agan, age 90, of the Wax Community in Aragon, passed away Friday morning, September 22, 2017, in a local hospital. Mr. Agan was born in Floyd County on March 26, 1927, son of the late Wade and Beulah Chafin Agan.  He was also preceded in death by his son, Dennis Charles… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

  FLOYD NORTH HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Food Service Inspections) ATTEIRAM DR ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: September 22, 2017 Score: 100, Grade: A BARTOW WAFFLE HOUSE 5350 CHEROKEE ST ACWORTH, GA 30101 View inspections: September 22, 2017 Score: 91, Grade: A WOODLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Food Service Inspections) 800 OLD ALABAMA RD CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 View… Read more

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