Category Archives: Bartow

10 p.m. update: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Latest on Alberto spinning towards Florida’s Gulf Coast. Between 2-4 inches of heavy rain expected starting late Sunday-Thursday.

10 p.m. update: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Latest on Alberto spinning towards Florida’s Gulf Coast. Between 2-4 inches of heavy rain expected starting late Sunday-Thursday.

THE LATEST 10 p.m. update: We could the outer bands from Alberto by early Monday. The main threat from this tropical system will be highest from Monday through Wednesday and will be associated with the heavy rain that could result in more widespread flooding. A lot will depend on the exact location of the surface… Read more

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Crimewatch: Reports from the Floyd, Bartow, Polk county jails and from Cartersville Police, updated up to five times daily.

Crimewatch: Reports from the Floyd, Bartow, Polk county jails and from Cartersville Police, updated up to five times daily.

About this report: We update CrimeWatch around 5:30 each weekday morning as well as at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. We also add the Bartow County Jail report between 5:30 and 6 a.m. weekday mornings and throughout the weekend. The Polk County Jail report usually is posted between 8 and 9 a.m. weekdays. These reports… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Another Friday night of flooding. All roads now clear after Public works assessment this morning.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Another Friday night of flooding. All roads now clear after Public works assessment this morning.

  12 p.m. update: Floyd E-911 reports all roads now clear per Floyd Public Works after some had flooding and debris this morning. Earlier report: For the second week in a row, Floyd County was under a late night flash flood warning. According to Floyd E-911, several roads were reported flooded early this morning and… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Latest on Alberto heading to Florida’s Gulf Coast. Heavy rain expected here through Wednesday. MJ’s Grill coming to Shannon. Rezoning request Downtown. Graduation updates.

Heritage First Headlines: Latest on Alberto heading to Florida’s Gulf Coast. Heavy rain expected here through Wednesday. MJ’s Grill coming to Shannon. Rezoning request Downtown. Graduation updates.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Latest on Alberto spinning towards Florida’s Gulf Coast. Heavy rain expected in Northwest Georgia for next several days. Forecast Dining: MJ’s Grill coming to Shannon at Ga. 140/53 on June 1. Floyd Schools next food truck rally is Wednesday. Dining Owner… Read more

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Dining: MJ’s Grill coming to Shannon at Ga. 140/53 on June 1. Floyd Schools’ next food truck rally is Wednesday.

Dining: MJ’s Grill coming to Shannon at Ga. 140/53 on June 1. Floyd Schools’ next food truck rally is Wednesday.

MJ Haltom has big plans for the spot most recently known as On the Bayou, a popular Cajun place that transferred to Shannon from Calhoun in search of greener pastures. Since its closing, commuters between Rome and Calhoun (and Adairsville) have spotted activity within the restaurant and outside. Ample signage tells of hiring under way… Read more

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Class of 2018: Busy weekend of graduations under way. Downtown Rome will be packed today with Coosa, Model and Pepperell events.

Class of 2018: Busy weekend of graduations under way. Downtown Rome will be packed today with Coosa, Model and Pepperell events.

THE LATEST Downtown Rome will be backed throughout the day as the Floyd County high schools hold commencement ceremonies at The Forum. Also, Cedartown High School graduates this morning. The schedule: FLOYD COUNTY Coosa High School – Graduation – Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Model High School – Graduation – Saturday at 10 a.m. Pepperell High School -graduation – Saturday… Read more

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Education:  Rome High’s Thrash of the Junior ROTC program honored. New Chief of Staff and VP of Student Affairs/Dean of Students at Berry College.

Education: Rome High’s Thrash of the Junior ROTC program honored. New Chief of Staff and VP of Student Affairs/Dean of Students at Berry College.

On Friday, May 25, MSgt Keith Thrash of Rome High School’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps was selected as one of the 2018 Air Force JROTC Outstanding Instructors. This award honors the exemplary contributions and the impact that Thrash has had on the cadets at RHS, as well as the impact that he has made throughout… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall 8-4 in rain shortened game in Augusta. Berry has four soccer players heading to play in Brazil this summer.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall 8-4 in rain shortened game in Augusta. Berry has four soccer players heading to play in Brazil this summer.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS BASEBALL Rome Braves fall 8-4 in a shortened 5th inning game called due rain in Augusta. Media release: The Augusta GreenJackets, South Atlantic League affiliate of San Francisco Giants, won 8-4 in a rain shorted game against the Rome Braves on Friday night. The game would… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores from Friday.

FLOYD No reports BARTOW FELTON MANOR 16 ROVING RD CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 Last Inspection Score: 96 NOBLE AND MAIN COFFEE COMPANY 145 W MAIN ST CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 Last Inspection Score: 100 GORDON No reports. POLK JOHNNY’S NEW YORK STYLE PIZZA 1735 NATHAN DEAN PKWY ROCKMART, GA 30153 Last Inspection Score: 95 CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flash Flood Warning for Floyd, Chattooga until 6 a.m.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flash Flood Warning for Floyd, Chattooga until 6 a.m.

Flash Flood Warning for Floyd County in northwestern Georgia and Central Chattooga County in northwestern Georgia… * Until 6:00 AM EDT. * At 12:02 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. * Some… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center:  Storm Alberto forms; could threaten Florida’s Gulf Coast by Monday. Our latest local forecast.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Storm Alberto forms; could threaten Florida’s Gulf Coast by Monday. Our latest local forecast.

THE LATEST Alberto spins to life; track takes it to Florida’s Gulf Coast by Monday: The first named tropical storm of the season, Alberto, formed Friday morning with minimal winds of 40 mph and moving to the north-northeast at 6 mph. The Mexican government has posted a tropical storm watch for the east coast of the… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: 4 to 6 inches of rain possible for some areas now through Wednesday. 2020 campaign sizzling — even this far our. Roberson declares bid for sheriff. Woman who’s complaint triggered manhunt for suspect arrest.ed. Graduations continue tonight, Saturday.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: 4 to 6 inches of rain possible for some areas now through Wednesday. 2020 campaign sizzling — even this far our. Roberson declares bid for sheriff. Woman who’s complaint triggered manhunt for suspect arrest.ed. Graduations continue tonight, Saturday.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Four to six inches of rain possible in some areas now through Wednesday. Weather Floyd Police: Worker charged with making false crime report in Armuchee… Read more

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Education: U.S. News puts three high schools in state rankings — Cartersville (47), Calhoun (51) and Rome (54). Bronze medals for two others.

Education: U.S. News puts three high schools in state rankings — Cartersville (47), Calhoun (51) and Rome (54). Bronze medals for two others.

    The annual Best High Schools assessment by U.S. News & World Report and three area public schools are ranked both statewide and nationally. Two other schools also earned bronze medals in the annual review.  According to the publication: Georgia high school students must earn at least 23 credits in various subjects to graduate.… Read more

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Health: Harbin Clinic, community cut ribbon on new Family Medicine & Pediatrics Adairsville office.

Health: Harbin Clinic, community cut ribbon on new Family Medicine & Pediatrics Adairsville office.

Click here to view our 3.5-minute Facebook Live video of the ribbon cutting. Click here for link to more than 50 photos from the event. Harbin Clinic’s new Family Medicine & Pediatrics Adairsville made its formal premiere Thursday with a ribbon cutting and grand opening at  115 N. Central Ave. just off U.S. 41 north of the Ga.… Read more

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Buzz: Town Green interactive fountain closes to make way for Shakespeare Festival. Finster Fest this Saturday, Sunday near Summerville. DOT suspends road work to ease holiday commute.

Buzz: Town Green interactive fountain closes to make way for Shakespeare Festival. Finster Fest this Saturday, Sunday near Summerville. DOT suspends road work to ease holiday commute.

  The interactive fountain at the Town Green  is closed now through June 12 to prepare for Rome Shakespeare Festival setup and staging. Town Green performances will begin Tuesday, May 29, at 7 p.m. with Shakespeare’s “Macbeth”. Multiple performances of five different plays will be featured throughout the two-week long festival at different downtown Rome… Read more

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Education:  Unity Christian’s preschool earns full accreditation. Rome Schools seeks feedback on Saturday’s graduation.

Education: Unity Christian’s preschool earns full accreditation. Rome Schools seeks feedback on Saturday’s graduation.

Unity Christian School’s Preschool (PK3-PK4) has earned full accreditation from Association of Christian Schools International and AdvancED/SACS. The K5-12th grade has been dually accredited since 2009. Now the entire school, PK3-12th grade, meets the high standards of national accreditation. AdvancED provides nationally recognized accreditation, the purpose of which is continuous school improvement focused on increasing student performance and… Read more

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