Category Archives: Bartow

Heritage First Headlines: Investigation continues into Toyo Tire breakout: At least 40 treated, perhaps 1,800 exposed. New plans for Dews Pond at I-75. Buzz: Chamber says thanks; ‘Hank FM’ on 93.5. Holiday forecast: Mid 50s, sunny.

Heritage First Headlines: Investigation continues into Toyo Tire breakout: At least 40 treated, perhaps 1,800 exposed. New plans for Dews Pond at I-75. Buzz: Chamber says thanks; ‘Hank FM’ on 93.5. Holiday forecast: Mid 50s, sunny.

First, fast, fair, factual and always free: Hometown Headlines. Toyo Tire outbreak: More than 40 treated, at least two hospitalized. Health Department investigation continues. Lawyers begin contacting workers. Toyo Tire Hometown Radio interview with the Health Department on Toyo case at 7:40 this morning. Listen live DOT plans Nov. 28 open house to outline proposed changes… Read more

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Toyo Tire outbreak: More than 40 treated, at least two hospitalized. Health Department investigation continues. Lawyers begin contacting workers.

Toyo Tire outbreak: More than 40 treated, at least two hospitalized. Health Department investigation continues. Lawyers begin contacting workers.

  TUESDAY MORNING UPDATES; continuing updates all day. Hometown Headlines Radio Edition will feature an interview with the Health Department on Toyo case at 7:40 this morning on WRGA 98.8 FM. Listen live 1,800 employees potentially exposed: That’s the current estimate from Public Health. Cartersville Medical Center: More than 40 treated; two admitted: “According to our… Read more

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Buzz: Rome Floyd Chamber says thanks to its members, prepares for Small Business Saturday. Floyd welcomes Jones to Wound Care, Foot Care and Hyperbarics.

Buzz: Rome Floyd Chamber says thanks to its members, prepares for Small Business Saturday. Floyd welcomes Jones to Wound Care, Foot Care and Hyperbarics.

​ Join us tomorrow at the Rome Floyd Chamber as we celebrate “You” and handout Small Business Saturday goodie bags!   Dustin Jones, MSN, APRN, NP-C, has joined the Floyd Center for Wound Care, Foot Care and Hyperbarics as a Nurse Practitioner. Jones will offer complete care to patients with both minor and complex wounds… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny and cool now through Friday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny and cool now through Friday.

  OUTLOOK We should have a pretty nice run of weather through Thanksgiving and for Friday night football playoffs. Highs will be in the upper 50s and lows in the low 30s. FORECAST Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm wind.… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Falcons get road win in Seattle, 34-31.  Local soccer updates. Berry football: Kunczewski, team earn SAA honors. Latest local scores.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Falcons get road win in Seattle, 34-31. Local soccer updates. Berry football: Kunczewski, team earn SAA honors. Latest local scores.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS LATEST SCORES Falcons 34, Seattle 31 Berry women 55, Wesleyan 46 Georgia Northwestern women 74, Covenant College JV 60 Rome High Lady Wolves win 66-48 Monday over Dade County at NW Whitfield Thanksgiving Tournament. Lady Wolves play again tonight at 8:30. SOCCER Five of… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Brenda Gail Sanders Baldwin, Mr. Michael DeWayne Dougherty, Mrs. Dorothy ‘Dot’ Jane Fountain, John Alexander Eaves, Elaine Evans Godfrey,  Robert Donald Rose Jr., Mr. Michael Anthony Turner, Mrs. Ruth Bernice West.

Obituaries: Mrs. Brenda Gail Sanders Baldwin, Mr. Michael DeWayne Dougherty, Mrs. Dorothy ‘Dot’ Jane Fountain, John Alexander Eaves, Elaine Evans Godfrey, Robert Donald Rose Jr., Mr. Michael Anthony Turner, Mrs. Ruth Bernice West.

Mrs. Brenda Gail Sanders Baldwin, age 64, of Aragon, passed away Monday morning, November 20, 2017, at her residence. Brenda was born in Champaign, Illinois on November 1, 1953 to Oscar Newton Sanders and Mary Frances Yarbrough Sanders.  She was preceded in death by her parents and by a brother, Kevin Sanders.  Her dad was… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

  FLOYD EL ZARAPE MEXICAN RESTAURANT  429 BROAD ST ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: November 20, 2017 Score: 75, Grade: C LA CABANA MEXICAN RESTAURANT  118 GADSDEN RD CAVE SPRING, GA 30124 View inspections: November 20, 2017 Score: 85, Grade: B LAS PALMAS MEXICAN RESTAURANT 246 SHORTER AVE ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: November 20,… Read more

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Crimewatch: Today’s reports from the Floyd, Bartow and Polk county jails as well as Cartersville Police.

Crimewatch: Today’s reports from the Floyd, Bartow and Polk county jails as well as Cartersville Police.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. http://bit.ly/drminiyar About this report: We update this report around 5 each morning as well as at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. We also add the Bartow County Jail report between 5 and 6 a.m. weekday mornings and throughout the weekend. The Polk County Jail report usually is posted between 8… Read more

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DOT plans Nov. 28 open house to outline proposed changes to Dews Pond Road at I-75.

DOT plans Nov. 28 open house to outline proposed changes to Dews Pond Road at I-75.

  Media release: A detour open house to discuss the Georgia DOT’s proposed project to rehabilitate the bridge over I-75 along Dews Pond Road in Gordon County is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 28, from 5 until 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at Calhoun-Gordon County Library, located at 100 N. Park Ave. in Calhoun.… Read more

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Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Berry Vikings’ Tony Kunczewski repeats as SAA coach of the year;  Mamadou Soumahoro is the league’s Defensive Player of the Year for the second season. Plus: More team honors.

Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Berry Vikings’ Tony Kunczewski repeats as SAA coach of the year; Mamadou Soumahoro is the league’s Defensive Player of the Year for the second season. Plus: More team honors.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS     Atlanta, media release:  In exclusive voting by the head coaches of the Southern Athletic Association (SAA), Berry College’s head football coach, Tony Kunczewski, was named the league’s Coach-of-the-Year and senior defensive lineman, Mamadou Soumahoro, earned Defensive Player-of-the-Year honors, both for the second… Read more

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‘Hank FM’ debuts as South 93.5 ‘plays the Legends of Country.’

‘Hank FM’ debuts as South 93.5 ‘plays the Legends of Country.’

  There’s nothing new about the songs you’re hearing today on 93.5 FM — and that’s the intention. Starting Monday, South 93.5 FM — a.k.a. Hank FM — features the “legends of country” music. As Howard Toole of Rome Radio Partners describes it: “This is an evolution of the direction the station had been moving… Read more

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Business: More than $1.25 million in new projects under way on Broad Street as boom year drawing to a close.

Business: More than $1.25 million in new projects under way on Broad Street as boom year drawing to a close.

    The building department continues to see activity on Broad Street in what already has been a huge year for the main artery in downtown Rome. Among the latest: A $485,000 permit for 247 Broad St. at the former Vogue at the corner of Third Avenue. Owner Wayne Robinson says the redesign is by… Read more

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‘Upon further review…:’ Swheat Market expected to open at 11 this morning, says one of the founders.

‘Upon further review…:’ Swheat Market expected to open at 11 this morning, says one of the founders.

  Bob Boyle says he’s been with Swheat Market since Day One — 13 years ago. A lot of the menu came from him, he says. Count him among those stunned by the news that the popular downtown Cartersville restaurant was closing — at 3 p.m. Friday on the afternoon of a high school football… Read more

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