Category Archives: Bartow

Updated and expanded: Coosa-at-Darlington wins Fox 5’s Game of the Week balloting

Updated and expanded: Coosa-at-Darlington wins Fox 5’s Game of the Week balloting

Fox 5 Atlanta’s game of the week will be Coosa at Darlington thanks to more than 32,000 votes from fans. Finishing second was the Bowdon vs. Bremen game. Three others were in the hunt but never mounted a serious challenge and together had less than 6,000 votes.. read more

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New: Teen charged with gun at Calhoun High also faces financial transaction card fraud, other counts; second teen also faces two counts

New: Teen charged with gun at Calhoun High also faces financial transaction card fraud, other counts; second teen also faces two counts

  Calhoun Police media release: “Calhoun Police have arrested two juveniles in connection with several crimes that were committed with-in the City of Calhoun over the past two days,” according to Police Chief Garry Moss.  On Wednesday morning, Oct. 29,  Calhoun Police received several reports of vehicles being entered and numerous items being taken.  OnRead more

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Corrected high school graduation rates. Also: Comments on the Floyd scores

Corrected high school graduation rates. Also: Comments on the Floyd scores

The following numbers have been corrected as our initial report continued 2013 school year numbers. The 2014 numbers appear below.  Media release: Georgia’s public high school graduation rate has increased for the third consecutive year, rising from 71.8 percent in 2013 to 72.5 percent in 2014, and rising a total of 5.1 percentage points sinceRead more

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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. Oct. 30, 2014 | Gainesville Times Tri-state water management group being explored Read more. Oct. 30, 2014 | Georgia Trend – Exclusive! Engaged Innovation Read more. Oct. 30, 2014 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution Atlanta-basedRead more

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Bartow County Jail reports, Oct. 30

Bartow County Jail reports, Oct. 30

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Cartersville Police arrest reports, Oct. 30

Cartersville Police arrest reports, Oct. 30

Here are today’s arrest reports from the Cartersville Police Department. Just click each file to see the report: 4786 4787 4790 4791

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Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Calhoun student charged with bringing gun on campus. Heaven’s Attic starts liquidation sale. Early balloting lures 10% of Floyd voters

Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Calhoun student charged with bringing gun on campus. Heaven’s Attic starts liquidation sale. Early balloting lures 10% of Floyd voters

Ware Mechanical forecast:   Sunny and 67 today with a run into the 30s for the next few nights. Extreme Northeast Georgia could see light snow by the weekend. Headlines: Heaven’s Attic liquidating inventory as private ‘retirement sale’ begins. Also: Greater Community auctions properties. Coosa Ridge zoning change. Business 25% voter turnout expected; already at 10%Read more

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Updated: Heaven’s Attic liquidating inventory as private ‘retirement sale’ begins. Also: Greater Community auctions properties. Coosa Ridge zoning change

Updated: Heaven’s Attic liquidating inventory as private ‘retirement sale’ begins. Also: Greater Community auctions properties. Coosa Ridge zoning change

Heaven’s Attic, a Parable book store, is starting a private retirement sale today. Longtime customers are asked to bring the invitation to the store at 1018 Martha Berry Highway as owners John and Deborah King plan to “liquidate every single item of merchandise,” including Bibles, books, music and greeting cards. read more

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25% voter turnout expected; already at 10% thanks to early voting. Floyd elections chief says two runoffs possible

25% voter turnout expected; already at 10% thanks to early voting. Floyd elections chief says two runoffs possible

The chairman of Floyd County’s elections and registration commission is ready for Tuesday. And Steve Miller says the board probably will be getting ready for another vote this year as he sees two races — the governorship and U.S. Senate — moving on to a general election runoff —  potentially on different dates read more

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United States Basketball  Association to bring tournaments to LakePoint/North Atlanta starting in 2015

United States Basketball Association to bring tournaments to LakePoint/North Atlanta starting in 2015

Media release: LakePoint Sporting Community announced a historic deal with the United States Basketball Association to make LakePoint and the surrounding area the site for consecutive USBA National Championships. The  event takes place July 7-11, 2015. For the first year, the tournaments will take place throughout Cobb and Bartow counties, and the 2016  championship will be playedRead more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Sunny and cool today; slight chance of rain for Halloween, Friday night football

Ware Mechanical forecast: Sunny and cool today; slight chance of rain for Halloween, Friday night football

Today’s forecast: Sunny and 67 today with a run into the 30s for the next few nights. Extreme Northeast Georgia could see light snow by the weekend. Expanded weather reports: Rome data / Cartersville data Weather bar: Weather / Radar / Forecast read more

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Weekend: Halloween, Trunk or Treat and lots of college football

Weekend: Halloween, Trunk or Treat and lots of college football

An expanded look at the weekend, incorporating our list of Halloween/fall activities: Friday: Berry hosts Millsaps at 7 p.m. at Barron Stadium.  Berry Friday, Saturday: Rome Little Theatre presents The Rocky Horror Show! Featuring live music from The Strange, 8 p.m. and midnight Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday.Details read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Final hours to vote for Coosa/Darlington game. Lady Hawks win NCCAA golf title. College basketball updates

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Final hours to vote for Coosa/Darlington game. Lady Hawks win NCCAA golf title. College basketball updates

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report Shorter Lady Hawks win NCCAA national women’s golf title. Lady Hawks Preview of Friday night’s Millsaps at Berry football game. Vikings High School football Coosa-at-Darlington in the lead for Game of the Week with voting continuing until noon today. Local game has a 9,000-vote lead as of 5 a.m. over Bowdon-Bremen. VotingRead more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

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 MODEL HIGH SCHOOL 3252 CALHOUN HWY ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: October 29, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Update: Shorter Lady Hawks win NCCAA national women’s golf title

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Update: Shorter Lady Hawks win NCCAA national women’s golf title

Media release: The Lady Hawks are National Champions. Shorter turned in its best round of the tournament Wednesday, shooting a combined 308 on the day, to finish with a total of 936 for the event and earn the first ever National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Women’s Golf National Championship. Dallas Baptist, who was inRead more

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