Category Archives: Bartow

Oct. 19 open house set for new Polk Medical Center off U.S. 278 between Cedartown, Rockmart

Oct. 19 open house set for new Polk Medical Center off U.S. 278 between Cedartown, Rockmart

The above photos are from a July shoot at the construction site.  The fourth photo is the original rendering of the new Polk Medical Center. More photos. Source: Floyd Medical Center. Please see the video of Hometown Headlines Radio Edition’s interview with Polk Medical’s Matt Gorman by clicking PMC Media release: The new Polk Medical Center willRead more

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Hobby Lobby opens in Rome. Crisp start of 58 degrees this morning; more on the way.

Hobby Lobby opens in Rome. Crisp start of 58 degrees this morning; more on the way.

A day early and with a Christmas tree on quick display as you come through the doors, Hobby Lobby is open for business in Midtown Crossing in Rome as of this morning. The parking lot was much busier than a typical Thursday at the shopping center off Shorter Avenue. The grand opening is set forRead more

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Bartow County Jail reports, Sept. 18

Bartow County Jail reports, Sept. 18

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Cartersville Police arrest reports, Sept. 18

Cartersville Police arrest reports, Sept. 18

Here are today’s arrest reports from the Cartersville Police Department. Just click each file to see the report: 4097 /  4101 / 4110    

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Today’s business updates from Georgia Trend

Today’s business updates from Georgia Trend

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. Sept. 18, 2014 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia’s unemployment rate rises to 8.1 percent Read more. Sept. 18, 2014 | Georgia Trend – Exclusive Economic Development: September 2014 Read more. Sept. 18, 2014Read more

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Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Sale pending for former Lee Furniture building. New Taco Bell a trendsetter. First-time jobless claims fall again.

Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Sale pending for former Lee Furniture building. New Taco Bell a trendsetter. First-time jobless claims fall again.

Ware Mechanical forecast:  After a morning low near 60, a high of 86 with slightly cooler temperatures, clear skies through Sunday. Headlines: Sale pending on former Lee Furniture location, with ground-floor leases available and Cevian Design Lab going upstairs. Downtown New Taco Bell in Summerville a Georgia first. Leadership Georgia members in town. Chamber’s BusinessRead more

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Sale pending on former Lee Furniture location, with ground-floor leases available and Cevian Design Lab going upstairs

Sale pending on former Lee Furniture location, with ground-floor leases available and Cevian Design Lab going upstairs

  A sale is pending at 206 and 208 Broad St., a two-story project that soon will be home to Cevian Design Lab. Details are still being worked out but this much is known: the 2,350-square-foot first floor will remain available for lease (both sides). For details, contact Realtor Michelle Cochran of Hardy Realty atRead more

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Business: New Taco Bell in Summerville a Georgia first. Leadership Georgia members in town. Chamber’s Business After Hours tonight at Tiger Flight Hangar

Business: New Taco Bell in Summerville a Georgia first. Leadership Georgia members in town. Chamber’s Business After Hours tonight at Tiger Flight Hangar

Four years ago, Steak ‘n Shake opened on Turner McCall in Rome, showcasing the company’s newest restaurant design. Now, just a few miles up the road, a new Taco Bell — replacing the 20-year-old store — is open and it is said to be the first of its design in the state of Georgia (accordingRead more

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Weekend varieity pack: Book sale, final Berry farmer’s market, beer, Rose Lawn and Jesus in the Park

Weekend varieity pack: Book sale, final Berry farmer’s market, beer, Rose Lawn and Jesus in the Park

Friday-Saturday: Friends of the Library Used Book Sale at the Rome/Floyd County Library, 205 Riverside Parkway.   All proceeds will benefit the Library and the Friends of the Library.  Book sale hours will be 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.   With verification of their 501c3 status, there will be free books for nonprofits on Monday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. until 4:30Read more

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Nominations sought for the 2015 Heart of the Community Awards of Honor

Nominations sought for the 2015 Heart of the Community Awards of Honor

Media release: Nominations are being accepted for the annual program that honors individuals who have worked tirelessly to improve the community through volunteerism. The Heart of the Community Foundation Inc. and its Board of Governors are accepting nominations of potential recipients for the 28th anniversary of the Heart of the Community Awards of Honor.  TheRead more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Slight cool down begins with low of 59 tonight, low to mid 80s this weekend

Ware Mechanical forecast: Slight cool down begins with low of 59 tonight, low to mid 80s this weekend

Today’s forecast: After a morning low near 60, a high of 86 with slightly cooler temperatures, clear skies through Sunday. Expanded weather reports: Rome data / Cartersville data Weather bar: Weather / Radar / Forecast Your forecast: read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Lone Star Football Festival ready for Shorter Hawks.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Lone Star Football Festival ready for Shorter Hawks.

Today’s sports headlines from Chick-fil-A Dwarf House: As the Shorter Hawks prepare to travel to Arlington for the Lone Star Football Festival at the home of the Dallas Cowboys, here’s where the Lone Star Conference is saying about the Saturday games: read more

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No new updates on Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia today

No new updates on Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia today

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. Restaurants appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County No reports. Bartow County Gordon County No reports Polk County read more

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Graves, House majority OK amendment to provide short-term funding for president’s ISIS strategy

Graves, House majority OK amendment to provide short-term funding for president’s ISIS strategy

Media release: U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) issued the following statement after voting for an amendment to a short-term funding bill that will allow President Obama to pursue the portion of his strategy to fight the Islamic State that involves training and equipping Syrian opposition fighters: read more

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A bit more on the Neaton Rome expansion in Rome and the impact of automotive building in Georgia

A bit more on the Neaton Rome expansion in Rome and the impact of automotive building in Georgia

Media release: The Georgia Department of Economic Development  announced today that Neaton Rome Inc., a leading automotive product manufacturer, will expand in Floyd County, creating 50 jobs and investing $8 million into the project. “Neaton’s success is Georgia’s success, and 50 more Georgians will now have good jobs to provide for themselves and their families,”Read more

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