Category Archives: Bartow

Heritage First Headlines: Fuddruckers’ restaurant, building for sale; several dining spots available. Truett’s opens. Cartersville, Rockmart fall in football championships. Katy Walters named Floyd Police officer of the year. Updates: Calhoun officer recovering; Rome searches for murder suspect. Final Christmas parades tonight.

Heritage First Headlines: Fuddruckers’ restaurant, building for sale; several dining spots available. Truett’s opens. Cartersville, Rockmart fall in football championships. Katy Walters named Floyd Police officer of the year. Updates: Calhoun officer recovering; Rome searches for murder suspect. Final Christmas parades tonight.

  Dining: Fuddruckers restaurant, building on the market for $1.9 million. One of at least four larger dining spots available. Dining Floyd County Police name Katy Walters officer of the year for her heroics in saving a wounded child’s life. Agency commends other officers, honors three others as they retire. Police Manhunt continues for 18-year-old suspect in… Read more

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Dining: Fuddruckers restaurant, building on the market for $1.9 million. One of at least four larger dining spots available.

Dining: Fuddruckers restaurant, building on the market for $1.9 million. One of at least four larger dining spots available.

  Fuddruckers on the market in Rome: The first business to open adjacent to State Mutual Stadium 15 years ago is on the market. Toles,  Temple & Wright has the listing for both the franchise and building housing Fuddruckers at 595 Riverside Parking. Asking price: $1.9 million. Included are the building, covering nearly 7,000 square… Read more

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Calhoun officer shot in Tuesday’s standoff recovering at home. Chief thanks community for ‘kind words, prayers.’ GBI begins investigation into what prompted standoff that killed Columbus suspect.

Calhoun officer shot in Tuesday’s standoff recovering at home. Chief thanks community for ‘kind words, prayers.’ GBI begins investigation into what prompted standoff that killed Columbus suspect.

THE LATEST ‘Doing well.’ Officer Joe Yother, shot in Tuesday’s exchange outside the BP station on Wall Street  in Calhoun, has been released from the hospital and is home recovering, “doing well,” according to Calhoun Police. This note Wednesday from Calhoun Police Chief Tony Pyle: “I would like to thank everyone for the prayers and… Read more

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Manhunt continues for 18-year-old suspect in Tuesday night murder in Rome. It was the city’s seventh homicide in 2018.

Manhunt continues for 18-year-old suspect in Tuesday night murder in Rome. It was the city’s seventh homicide in 2018.

  Rome Police are investigating the city’s seventh homicide in 2018.  According to the media release: On Tuesday Dec. 11, the Rome Police Department was requested by an E911 call to investigate a shooting that occurred in the parking lot located at 1105 Martha Berry Blvd.  in Rome. Preliminary information indicates that at 9:38 p.m.,… Read more

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Buzz: Shop With a Cop, sponsored by the Coosa Valley Fraternal Order of Police, set for Saturday. More than 200 graduates for Georgia Northwestern. Called development authority meeting Friday.

Buzz: Shop With a Cop, sponsored by the Coosa Valley Fraternal Order of Police, set for Saturday. More than 200 graduates for Georgia Northwestern. Called development authority meeting Friday.

  The annual Shop With a Cop program, sponsored again by the Coosa Valley Fraternal Order of Police, will host 49 kids this Saturday at the East Rome Walmart. Families will visit with police and enjoy breakfast before beginning a $200 shopping spree with police escort per child. Walmart has been very gracious and is a… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: We’ll be in the mid 50s today through Sunday with rain late tonight, Friday with some thunder possible as well.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: We’ll be in the mid 50s today through Sunday with rain late tonight, Friday with some thunder possible as well.

  OUTLOOK The updated forecast calls for two-thirds of an inch of rain starting this evening and stretching into Friday. We could hear some thunder on Friday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. FORECAST Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Thursday Night: A… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Cartersville, Rockmart fall in state football championship games. Darlington retires Anna Claire Atha’s basketball jersey in salute to stellar career. Honors for Berry football player.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Cartersville, Rockmart fall in state football championship games. Darlington retires Anna Claire Atha’s basketball jersey in salute to stellar career. Honors for Berry football player.

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 CHAMPIONSHIPS Class 4A: Cartersville falls to no. 1 Blessed Trinity 23-9.  The defending champions, Blessed Trinity was the team that knocked the Purple Hurricanes out of the post season last year, ending Cartersville’s incredible run. A grudge match, Blessed… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Wednesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Wednesday.

FLOYD Stanley’s on Broad, 93. BARTOW Adairsville High, 96. Adairsville Middle, 100. IHOP, Cartersville, 95. Hometown Karaoke, Adairsville, 100. GORDON Chick-fil-A, Calhoun, 97. Holiday Inn Express, breakfast, Calhoun, 97. POLK Dairy Queen, Rockmart, 98. KFC/Taco Bell, Rockmart, 95. CHATTOOGA Big Boy’s Barbecue & Stew, Summerville, 82. Read more

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Christmas: Cave Spring, Calhoun parades tonight. Several Living Nativity scenes set, including a drive-through aturday and Sunday at Spring Creek Baptist Church. Plus: Additional events.

Christmas: Cave Spring, Calhoun parades tonight. Several Living Nativity scenes set, including a drive-through aturday and Sunday at Spring Creek Baptist Church. Plus: Additional events.

  There’s a lot more Christmas left in Northwest Georgia. On the way: PARADES Thursday: The City of Cave Spring’s annual Christmas Parade will be at 6 p.m. through Downtown Main Street. One of the best places to watch this festive event is on the Square in Downtown Cave Spring. (The parade was moved because… Read more

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Special elections: What to know about House 14 race (Bartow, parts of Floyd); advance voting ends Friday. Plus: House 5 race (Gordon County).

Special elections: What to know about House 14 race (Bartow, parts of Floyd); advance voting ends Friday. Plus: House 5 race (Gordon County).

  HOUSE DISTRICT 14 special election Four seek House District 14 seat: They are Ken Coomer, Nickie Leighly, Mitchell Scoggins and Nathan Wilson. The winner replaces state representative and now Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Christian Coomer. Please see our candidate profiles by clicking House 14. The Special Republican Primary will be held on Dec. 18. Early… Read more

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Crimewatch: Updates from Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County law enforcement.

Crimewatch: Updates from Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County law enforcement.

About CrimeWatch: We update CrimeWatch around 5:30 each weekday morning as well as at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Weekend reports will post a bit later. We also add the Bartow County Jail report between 5:30 and 6 a.m. weekdays and throughout the weekend. The Polk County Jail report usually is posted between 8 and… Read more

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Dining: Take a look at ‘Camp Truett’ from the air and from the ground as Truett’s Chick-fil-A prepares to open at 6 a.m. Thursday. Photos and text.

Dining: Take a look at ‘Camp Truett’ from the air and from the ground as Truett’s Chick-fil-A prepares to open at 6 a.m. Thursday. Photos and text.

  So what to know if you’re not among those First 100 but are anxious to visit on Thursday: First 100 Campout The overnight First 100 Campout party includes fun, engaging activities while enjoying Chick-fil-A meals throughout the countdown to the opening. Details include: Up to 100 adults will win a digital offer card with… Read more

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New: Audio interview added with Tellus’ Jose Santamaria. Earlier: Pair of earthquakes, 3.3 and 4.4 magnitude, both near Decatur, Tenn., this morning felt in Northwest Georgia.

New: Audio interview added with Tellus’ Jose Santamaria. Earlier: Pair of earthquakes, 3.3 and 4.4 magnitude, both near Decatur, Tenn., this morning felt in Northwest Georgia.

    THE LATEST Jose Santamaria, executive director of Tellus Science Museum, says today’s quakes came close to breaking records set in recent years in Fort Payne and Knoxville. Both those quakes were 4.6; today’s quake/aftershocks were 4.4 and 3.3. Please see our full interview above with Santamaria and what happened this morning — and… Read more

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Dining: Ana’s Rotolos Deli opens on North Broad Street on Thursday. Rome City Brewing adds lunch starting today. Truett’s Chick-fil-A continues preopening buzz; the real deal is 6 a.m. Thursday.

Dining: Ana’s Rotolos Deli opens on North Broad Street on Thursday. Rome City Brewing adds lunch starting today. Truett’s Chick-fil-A continues preopening buzz; the real deal is 6 a.m. Thursday.

  Ana’s Rotolos Deli opens at 11 a.m. Thursday. Ana Williamon brings back some of her favorites from over the years at a new location, 1817 N. Broad St. A much “liked” posted on the restaurant’s Facebook page included this note: “We are so thankful and grateful to have the best community and customers… We… Read more

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Health: Cartersville Medical Center’s Congestive Heart Failure Clinic already has recorded more than 200 visits since September opening.

Health: Cartersville Medical Center’s Congestive Heart Failure Clinic already has recorded more than 200 visits since September opening.

  Cartersville Medical Center announces the addition of its Congestive Heart Failure Clinic, providing individualized care and education for area patients diagnosed with congestive heart failure. The clinic specializes in helping patients gain a better understanding of their disease process and how to maximize their quality of life while living with a chronic condition. Clinical… Read more

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Buzz: Chieftains adds ‘Of Influence: Portraits of Cherokee People’ in January. Ryan Fincher of Cedartown, a Georgia Northwestern alum, adding to his welding ‘hardware.’ Downtown board meeting canceled. New chair, vice chair for county commission.

Buzz: Chieftains adds ‘Of Influence: Portraits of Cherokee People’ in January. Ryan Fincher of Cedartown, a Georgia Northwestern alum, adding to his welding ‘hardware.’ Downtown board meeting canceled. New chair, vice chair for county commission.

  Beginning Jan. 16, Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home will present “Of Influence: Portraits of Cherokee People,” a traveling exhibition on loan from the Oklahoma History Center and funded by a grant from the Rome Area Council for the Arts. Ranging from 1845 to the 1960s, this portrait collection presents people of influence in the Cherokee tribe.… Read more

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