Category Archives: Bartow

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Report: The Spires at Berry College valued at $135 million to $145 million when finished.  Momma Goldberg’s Deli scouting Rome sites. Superintendent comments on Rome Middle video. First day of fall will be a hot one. Big weekend of football begins.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Report: The Spires at Berry College valued at $135 million to $145 million when finished. Momma Goldberg’s Deli scouting Rome sites. Superintendent comments on Rome Middle video. First day of fall will be a hot one. Big weekend of football begins.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines.   LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION Business: Build out value of The Spires at Berry College: ‘$135 million to $145 million.’ Momma Goldberg’s scouting a Rome site. Former car wash locations sold at auction. Business Updated: Comment… Read more

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Business: Buildout value of The Spires at Berry College: ‘$135 million to $145 million.’ Momma Goldberg’s scouting a Rome site. Former car wash locations sold at auction.

Business: Buildout value of The Spires at Berry College: ‘$135 million to $145 million.’ Momma Goldberg’s scouting a Rome site. Former car wash locations sold at auction.

    This has been a busy week for The Spires at Berry College, the continuing care residential community off Eagle Lake off the Bypass and Redmond Road. Just before noon Thursday, the Rome Floyd Chamber did a ribbon cutting at The Spires’ offices at 113 Broad St. (Suite 1000). A week ago, the same… Read more

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Updated: Comment from Rome Schools superintendent. Previously: Video of Rome Middle teacher pummeled by brawling students stuns community as well as viewers of metro Atlanta’s most-watched newscast.

Updated: Comment from Rome Schools superintendent. Previously: Video of Rome Middle teacher pummeled by brawling students stuns community as well as viewers of metro Atlanta’s most-watched newscast.

LATEST UPDATE We received the following comment for Rome City Schools Superintendent Lou Byars Thursday night in response to our questions Wednesday night about the WSB video: “There was a video recently sent out that is of a past incident that occurred at Rome Middle School.  At Rome City Schools,we are committed to ensuring the… Read more

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Buzz: Rome High seniors Jaaie U. Varshney and Cannon E. Rogers named Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Projects in Summerville, Bartow awarded tourism grants.

Buzz: Rome High seniors Jaaie U. Varshney and Cannon E. Rogers named Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Projects in Summerville, Bartow awarded tourism grants.

Rome High seniors Jaaie U. Varshney and Cannon E. Rogers have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. A letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, were presented Thursday by Principal Dr. Eric Holland. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Tonight’s kickoff forecast is a hot one — 83 degrees, slight breeze. Fall starts at 4:02 p.m. no matter what the thermometer says. Latest on Maria.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Tonight’s kickoff forecast is a hot one — 83 degrees, slight breeze. Fall starts at 4:02 p.m. no matter what the thermometer says. Latest on Maria.

HURRICANE MARIA Hurricane Maria was moving toward the northwest near 7 mph and a motion toward the north-northwest is expected later today and Saturday. On the forecast track, Maria’s eye will move near or just east of the Turks and Caicos Islands and southeastern Bahamas today. Maximum sustained winds are near 125 mph (205 km/h) with higher gusts. Maria is… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry vs. Centre voted top DIII game of the weekend (at Valhalla, 6 p.m. Saturday). High school football updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry vs. Centre voted top DIII game of the weekend (at Valhalla, 6 p.m. Saturday). High school football updates.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HEADLINES   The Berry Vikings’ critical home game vs. Centre has been voted the Division III Game of the Week. Kickoff is 6 p.m. at Valhalla. More college football below. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL John McClellan’s high school picks: Pepperell vs. Coosa, Armuchee vs. Model,… Read more

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Obituaries: Sheena Lauvadie O’Neal Astin, Mr. Edward Earl ‘Eddie’ Lanham, Mr. Joseph Ray Smith.

Obituaries: Sheena Lauvadie O’Neal Astin, Mr. Edward Earl ‘Eddie’ Lanham, Mr. Joseph Ray Smith.

Mr. Edward Earl “Eddie” Lanham, age 75, of Summerville, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017. The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Sunday, September 24, 2017, from 3 until 5 pm.  At other hours, they may be contacted at their respective homes. Mr. Joseph Ray Smith, age 87, of… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

  FLOYD MCHENRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Food Service Inspections) 100 MCHENRY DR ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: September 21, 2017 Score: 100, Grade: A WEST END ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Food Service Inspections) BROWN FOX DR ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: September 21, 2017 Score: 100, Grade: A BARTOW ARMANDO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT 3 S DIXIE AVE CARTERSVILLE, GA… 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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Cartersville Police: Theft suspect tries to flee as homeowner arrives but radiator overheats so he runs only to be arrested at home a bit later.

Cartersville Police: Theft suspect tries to flee as homeowner arrives but radiator overheats so he runs only to be arrested at home a bit later.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click for more.   From Cartersville Police: Early this morning, in the south zone of the city, Michael R. Brideau of 248 N. Erwin St. was arrested after a brief foot chase. The suspect allegedly backed his vehicle up to a resident’s trailer loaded with lawn equipment shortly… Read more

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Jobs: A back-to-school dip in unemployment across Northwest Georgia. Also: Who’s hiring right now.

Jobs: A back-to-school dip in unemployment across Northwest Georgia. Also: Who’s hiring right now.

  Executive summary: The unemployment rate dropped across the region last month, in part because school-age workers were returning to class, according to the Georgia Department of Labor. Also, employment was up for the same reason — schools were opening in late July and early August. The breakdown: Floyd: 5.3%, down a full point from… Read more

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Sheriff’s office bringing ‘Escape Room’ to the Coosa Valley Fair Oct. 3-7 — but with a few twists of local flavor. Plus: Link to the fair guide; radio interview Tuesday.

Sheriff’s office bringing ‘Escape Room’ to the Coosa Valley Fair Oct. 3-7 — but with a few twists of local flavor. Plus: Link to the fair guide; radio interview Tuesday.

That’s Sheriff J.W. Law who’s on the lookout for “Moonshiner Bob’s Lost Cabin” and what’s inside. In between cans of Vienna sausages (regular, not barbecue), he’s on the hunt and knows where to look — the Coosa Valley Fair set for Oct. 3-7 in Rome. You and some friends can become part of the posse… Read more

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Buzz: Georgia Highland’s nursing program earns new ‘most affordable’ designation. Artistic winners announced from weekend’s Rose Lawn festival. Oreburg Road closed again. Updates on library book sale.

Buzz: Georgia Highland’s nursing program earns new ‘most affordable’ designation. Artistic winners announced from weekend’s Rose Lawn festival. Oreburg Road closed again. Updates on library book sale.

Georgia Highlands College’s nursing program was ranked as the ‘#1 Most Affordable Nursing Degree in Georgia’ by College Choice. This follows the program’s recent inclusion in GeriatricNursing.org’s article called ““30 Most Affordable Nursing Degree Programs.” College Choice is a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources. According to College Choice, the ranking was created… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Smog alert in Bartow today; upper 80s through Sunday. Latest on Maria.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Smog alert in Bartow today; upper 80s through Sunday. Latest on Maria.

WEATHER NOW Code Orange Air Quality Alert today for Bartow, metro Atlanta: The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division has issued a Code Orange (Unhealthy for sensitive groups) Air Quality Alert for Atlanta for Thursday Sept. 21. Under Code Orange conditions, the outdoor air quality is likely to be unhealthy for some people. Children, people who are sensitive… Read more

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