Category Archives: Bartow

Update: WRGA reports commission denies zoning change for Rome Wendy’s.

Update: WRGA reports commission denies zoning change for Rome Wendy’s.

This update Tuesday night from WRGA’s David Crowder: “City Commission denies rezoning for Wendy’s restaurant on Cooper Drive after large crowd turns out to oppose the application.” PREVIOUSLY:  As changes continue for local Wendy’s franchises, one surprise is what’s rising in Calhoun. A new Wendy’s is well under way just outside the Calhoun Premium Outlets on… Read more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Flooding in Cartersville/Bartow County; trees down in Polk

Ware Mechanical forecast: Flooding in Cartersville/Bartow County; trees down in Polk

This update from the Bartow County Fire Department: “Many roads throughout the county are experiencing flooding. Do not cross flooded roads and use extreme caution while driving.” And from AM 1450 WBHF: “Motorists are advised that there are problems on Wall Street in downtown Cartersville, Tennessee Street, Euharlee Road, Cassville Road, Grassdale Road and lines… Read more

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Updated with media release: Turnover continues in Shorter’s athletics department as fourth coach leaves

Updated with media release: Turnover continues in Shorter’s athletics department as fourth coach leaves

Monday’s news that Matt Larry will join Darlington School as head baseball coach marks the fourth resignation from Shorter University’s Athletics department in two months. Larry, who spent more than 20 years with the Hawks’ baseball team as an assistant and head coach, replaces Kent Harrison who is leaving to become athletics director at Mount… Read more

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Harbin Clinic’s Endoscopy Center honored by American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses

Harbin Clinic’s Endoscopy Center honored by American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses

Media release: Harbin Clinic today announced that its Endoscopy Center received the Excellence in Professionalism Award from the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses. This award is presented to exceptional healthcare organizations who have displayed a commitment to excellence by having more than 50 percent of their nurses certified in Gastroenterology. read more Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Young Rome missionary reports from quake-ravaged Nepal. Wendy’s suddenly everywhere.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Young Rome missionary reports from quake-ravaged Nepal. Wendy’s suddenly everywhere.

Our latest headlines: Matt Larry named baseball coach at Darlington after two decades at Shorter University. Harbin Clinic’s Endoscopy Center honored by American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses State business updates from Georgia Trend. Latest updates from the Floyd County Jail, Bartow County Jail and Cartersville Police. Our list of summer camps across Northwest… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House sports extra: Matt Larry named Darlington’s new baseball coach

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House sports extra: Matt Larry named Darlington’s new baseball coach

Look for a formal announcement later today on Matt Larry being named the new baseball coach at Darlington School, replacing Kent Harrison as he prepares to become the new athletics director at Mount Pisgah Christian School. Larry, the longtime baseball coach at Shorter University, will teach phys ed at the ELA-8 level for Darlington as… Read more

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Georgia Trend’s latest business headlines

Georgia Trend’s latest business headlines

The latest from GEORGIA TREND: Click here for more: Below are today’s top business and political stories from sources around the state of Georgia. May 26, 2015 | Augusta Chronicle Augusta real estate firms seeing more agent interest Read more. May 26, 2015 | Georgia Trend – Exclusive!  Business Advocates Read more. May 26, 2015 |… Read more

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Bartow, Cartersville crime updates brought to you by Midian Roofing

Bartow, Cartersville crime updates brought to you by Midian Roofing

Bartow County Jail report: Today Note: If you’re having problems accessing the file, please email us at druck@hometownheadlines.com Cartersville Police arrest reports: 2237 2248 2251 Read more

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Rome missionary Alyssa Nobles on helping earthquake-ravaged Nepal: ‘We are aiding in relief in whatever way we can’

Rome missionary Alyssa Nobles on helping earthquake-ravaged Nepal: ‘We are aiding in relief in whatever way we can’

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net As a second earthquake rocked an already devastated Nepal just two weeks ago, Rome missionary and Berry College graduate Alyssa Nobles found herself in the middle of the crisis. Her mission team with “The World Race” had arrived on the ground just a few days after the first 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit on April 25,… Read more

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The Week: Rome, Floyd commissions meet. Job Fair for Hon Corp. ‘Bleacher Bums’ opens at DeSoto, Cartersville Farmers’ Market returns

The Week: Rome, Floyd commissions meet. Job Fair for Hon Corp. ‘Bleacher Bums’ opens at DeSoto, Cartersville Farmers’ Market returns

Tuesday Rome City Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall (meeting moved to Tuesday due to Monday holiday). On the agenda is a public hearing for rezoning of property along Cooper Drive and Holmes Road to allow for construction of new Fast Food restaurant. Agenda read more Read more

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Gas prices rising as fast as our summer temperatures

Gas prices rising as fast as our summer temperatures

A quick check of regional prices shows, courtesy of www.georgiagasprices.com: Rome/Floyd County: $2.55 at Murphy USA. Cartersville/Bartow County: $2.45 at Enterprise Oil at Joe Frank Harris and Peachtree. Cedartown/Polk County: $2.50 at Murphy USA (Walmart in Cedartown). Calhoun/Gordon County: $2.49 at Wilco Hess, Murphy USA, Race Trac and Marathon. Gas trends from aaa.com: Media release: AAA forecast that 33 Million… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Darlington finishes as runner-up for state AA baseball title. More changes within Shorter athletics.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Darlington finishes as runner-up for state AA baseball title. More changes within Shorter athletics.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report High school baseball: AA state championship baseball: Darlington falls to Wesleyan. Monday’s 11-5 win over the Tigers gave Wesleyan the state AA baseball title. Wesleyan won Saturday’s first game in the best of three series and dominated in Monday’s game two. The loss also ends Kent Harrison’s decorated career as a player… Read more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Looks like a soggy final week of May; perhaps stormy, too

Ware Mechanical forecast: Looks like a soggy final week of May; perhaps stormy, too

Latest updates: Nearly six tenths of an inch of rain in Rome Monday evening, almost half an inch in Cartersville. Up to two inches possible by Wednesday. Cartersville had unconfirmed reports of nearly two inches of rain. In Chattooga County, flooding was reported in parts of Summerville and Trion after a downpour left two inches… Read more

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Blood drive in honor of Cartersville Police Chief Tommy Culpepper a success

Blood drive in honor of Cartersville Police Chief Tommy Culpepper a success

Blood drive in honor of Cartersville Police Chief Tommy Culpepper: The Blood Assurance blood drive on Monday was a success. It was held in honor of Culpepper, who is in need of a kidney transplant and has started a foundation to increase attention on the need for kidney and organ donations. The chief is pictured… Read more

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Shorter Men’s Soccer Coach Paulo Neto leaving for Saint Francis (Penn.) University

Shorter Men’s Soccer Coach Paulo Neto leaving for Saint Francis (Penn.) University

Media release: Shorter University Athletics announced today that head men’s soccer coach Paulo Neto has accepted an offer to become head coach at NCAA Division I Saint Francis (PA) University. In three years as head coach of the Hawks, Neto posted 26 wins – 12 of which came this past fall when he guided Shorter… Read more

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