Category Archives: Bartow

Troy Brock named chief of Rome Fire Department

Troy Brock named chief of Rome Fire Department

Media release: The offices of the Rome City Manager and the Floyd County Manager are pleased to announce Troy Brock has been selected as the new Chief of the Rome Fire Department to succeed Gordon Henderson.  Brock, a 25-year veteran of the department, currently serves as Interim Chief and Division Chief over operations.   Brock wasRead more

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Ware Mechanical alert: Tornado watch until 8 p.m. for Paulding, Cobb, metro Atlanta

Ware Mechanical alert: Tornado watch until 8 p.m. for Paulding, Cobb, metro Atlanta

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 88 IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN GEORGIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 22 COUNTIES IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA BARROW CLAYTON COBB DEKALB DOUGLAS FAYETTE FORSYTH FULTON GWINNETT HALL HENRY NEWTON ROCKDALE WALTON IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA BANKS CLARKE JACKSON MADISON OCONEE OGLETHORPERead more

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Stepmother remains jailed after repairmen find, rescue 4-year-old from accidental near-hanging

Stepmother remains jailed after repairmen find, rescue 4-year-old from accidental near-hanging

Media release: Sheriff Mitch Ralston reports that at about 9 a.m. Friday, April 1, deputy sheriffs and other emergency personnel were dispatched to a mobile home park on Hensley Road in unincorporated (southern) Gordon County in response to a report of a small child having been badly injured. Deputies and detectives arrived and found thatRead more

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Georgia Health News: Feds want $100 million back in Medicaid flap

Georgia Health News: Feds want $100 million back in Medicaid flap

For more on these and additional updates, please click Georgia Health News: By Andy Miller Federal officials want Georgia Medicaid to return more than $100 million in payments made to nursing homes. The feds say these payments were not permitted under the program’s regulations. read more

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Toyo Tire worker falls 30 feet, taken to Atlanta hospital for treatment: Bartow EMS

Toyo Tire worker falls 30 feet, taken to Atlanta hospital for treatment: Bartow EMS

Bartow County Emergency Medical Service responded to Toyo Tire Monday at 9 a.m. to a report that a male had fallen approximately 30 feet while on a scissor lift. EMS arrived to find a 49-year-old patient on the ground, conscious and alert. The patient had a severe fracture to the leg and possibly hip fracture.Read more

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Updates: Labor Department helping Home Depot hire 20 in Cedartown. Bonds for new tennis center? Report on the deaf, medical community

Updates: Labor Department helping Home Depot hire 20 in Cedartown. Bonds for new tennis center? Report on the deaf, medical community

The Georgia Department of Labor will help Home Depot recruit more than 20 sales associates and cashiers for its store in Cedartown.    The recruitment will be held Wednesday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the GDOL’s Cedartown Career Center, 262 North Park Blvd. in Cedartown.  Applicants must be at least 18 years old.Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Storms just about gone. Floyd Police seek details about man’s death. More options for summer camp this year

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Storms just about gone. Floyd Police seek details about man’s death. More options for summer camp this year

New since our morning alerts: Storms clear out, so does pollen. About an inch of rain in Rome from weekend storms. State business headlines from Georgia Trend. Weekend updates from the Floyd County Jail, Bartow County Jail and Cartersville Police. read more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Power just about fixed; rivers rising; sunny, high of 73 later today.

Ware Mechanical forecast: Power just about fixed; rivers rising; sunny, high of 73 later today.

Storm impact: Tree down in 10,000 block of Ga. 48 in Chattooga County, according to Emergency Management Director Eddie Henderson. More than 90 North Georgia EMC customers in the dark including Gordon County. EMC Around 20 Georgia Power customers without power as of 10 a.m. in Northwest Georgia. Outage Rainfall from 2 a.m. Sunday untilRead 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. April 20, 2015 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution Braves development team talks mixed-use plans Read more. April 20, 2015 | Georgia Trend – Exclusive!  Creating Opportunities Read more. April 20, 2015 | Atlanta Business ChronicleRead more

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Bartow County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

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Cartersville Police arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

Cartersville Police arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

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Floyd Police seek details about death of Chattooga County man found off Ga. 140 Saturday night

Floyd Police seek details about death of Chattooga County man found off Ga. 140 Saturday night

Media release and other sources: The investigative division of the Floyd County Police Department is searching for information about a man who was found unconscious on the side of the road in Armuchee Saturday. Responding officers were able to quickly to determine the man’s identity using a portable finger print scanner. read more

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‘Lucky’ day at Lucky Food Mart opens on Chulio in East Rome

‘Lucky’ day at Lucky Food Mart opens on Chulio in East Rome

Months in the making — make that 13 months to be exact, Lucky Food Mart opened for businss at 581 Chulio Road on Sunday. Owner Laila Budhwani has spent considerable time and money turning the former Chulio Food Market into a station now offering Citgo gas (from modern pumps) as well as traditional convenience storeRead more

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Summer Camps 2015: Kid vs. Wild, LEGO, sports and gifted options available in Northwest Georgia

Summer Camps 2015: Kid vs. Wild, LEGO, sports and gifted options available in Northwest Georgia

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net With just a few weeks left of the school year, summer planning is well under way. There are endless opportunities for kids from day camps to overnight trips, from sports to music to outdoor adventures. There are even some unique options for those with gifted talents at Berry to Parks &Read more

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This week: Alcohol commission meets, Lake Winnie job fair, UGA Day in Rome, Relay for Life and more

This week: Alcohol commission meets, Lake Winnie job fair, UGA Day in Rome, Relay for Life and more

Today-Friday: Floyd County Schools Spring Break Today: Rome Alcohol Control Commission meets at 5 p.m. at City Hall. Agenda Tuesday: The Georgia Department of Labor will help Lake Winnepesaukah, an amusement park near Chattanooga, hire more than 100 seasonal workers next week in Rossville.  The recruitment will be held Tuesday, April 21, from 11 a.m. toRead more

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