Category Archives: Bartow

Latest Heritage First Headlines: 1,000 without power this morning; rain continues. Dr.  Joel Snider retired from pulpit two years ago but he’s still teaching ‘community.’ Final guest column on Child Abuse Prevention Month. Register to vote by Tuesday evening.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: 1,000 without power this morning; rain continues. Dr. Joel Snider retired from pulpit two years ago but he’s still teaching ‘community.’ Final guest column on Child Abuse Prevention Month. Register to vote by Tuesday evening.

  Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING REPORT Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Ware Mechanical Weather aftermath: 1,000 customers without power thanks to gusts to 33 mph. Rainfall at 1.3 inches (Rome) to 1.9 inches (Cartersville) so far.  Weather… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather aftermath: 400 customers without power thanks to gusts to 33 mph. Rainfall at 1.3 inches (Rome) to 1.9 inches (Cartersville) so far.

Ware Mechanical Weather aftermath: 400 customers without power thanks to gusts to 33 mph. Rainfall at 1.3 inches (Rome) to 1.9 inches (Cartersville) so far.

THE LATEST From Floyd 911: The biggest issues from the rain and winds overnight: “Just a bunch of trees down.” Those trees are the source of most of the power outages across the region. Wind Advisory: Now in effect through 9 a.m. with winds to 25 mph and gusts to 35 mph. Biggest threat: Toppling… Read more

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After retiring two years ago as pastor of First Baptist Church of Rome, Dr. Joel Snider has no plans to slow down his service to the community.

After retiring two years ago as pastor of First Baptist Church of Rome, Dr. Joel Snider has no plans to slow down his service to the community.

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net In 2016, Dr. Joel Snider retired after 40 years in active ministry, 21 of those years as Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Rome. But he hasn’t eased up on his service to the community: From writing a book to serving as a church consultant to now being appointed the Executive… Read more

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Child Abuse Prevention Month: Putting their best foot forward — helping children have strong starts in life.

Child Abuse Prevention Month: Putting their best foot forward — helping children have strong starts in life.

By Tina Bartleson, Director Exchange Club Family Resource Center This is the final article in April about Child Abuse Prevention Month, authored by representatives from local child abuse prevention agencies. Also: Please, join representatives to discuss child abuse prevention at 7:40 a.m. Monday on Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM and online at… Read more

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Buzz: HackBerry Lab open house on Monday features 300 projects. Last day to register to vote is Tuesday (for primary). Rome City Commission meets tonight. Next Avengers’ film opens here Thursday.

Buzz: HackBerry Lab open house on Monday features 300 projects. Last day to register to vote is Tuesday (for primary). Rome City Commission meets tonight. Next Avengers’ film opens here Thursday.

HackBerry Lab open house today from 1-6 p.m.: “Come and see the latest tech invented by berrycollege students from 1-6 p.m. at the @HackBerryLab Prototyping Open House. 300+ prototypes will be on display. Friends, families, and children are welcome!” Click HackBerry Rome City Commission meets at 6:30 tonight. Full agenda here. Tuesday: Final day to… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Big week for high school baseball playoffs. Rome Braves rained out Sunday, on the road for seven starting today. Also: High school soccer, tennis pairings. Berry baseball hosts Rhodes in conference championship next weekend.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Big week for high school baseball playoffs. Rome Braves rained out Sunday, on the road for seven starting today. Also: High school soccer, tennis pairings. Berry baseball hosts Rhodes in conference championship next weekend.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS BASEBALL  Rome Braves-Augusta GreenJackets postponed because of rain on Sunday. A make-up game will be scheduled in Augusta at a later date. Fans holding tickets for Sunday’s game may exchange them for any future regular season game in 2018 based on availability with the exception… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Katherine “Juanita” Case, Mr. James David Isham.

Obituaries: Mrs. Katherine “Juanita” Case, Mr. James David Isham.

Mrs. Katherine “Juanita” Case, age 94, of Kingston, GA, passed away on Saturday morning, April 21, 2018, at her residence. Mrs. Case was born in LaGrange, GA, on March 15, 1924, daughter of the late Esburn and Grace McKinney. She had been a resident of the Kingston and Floyd County area for most of her… Read more

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Crimewatch: Updated five times daily; reports from the Floyd, Bartow, Polk county jails and from Cartersville Police.

Crimewatch: Updated five times daily; reports from the Floyd, Bartow, Polk county jails and from Cartersville Police.

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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Construction under way on Firefighters Memorial, approximately $50,000 still needed for project. You can help Monday at CFA Dwarf House from 5-9 p.m.

Construction under way on Firefighters Memorial, approximately $50,000 still needed for project. You can help Monday at CFA Dwarf House from 5-9 p.m.

The Rome/Floyd Firefighters Memorial Plaza is quickly taking shape at the corner of East 6th Ave. and West 1st Street in Downtown Rome, but local firefighters still need the community’s support to fund the project. Just over $100,000 has been raised so far, but another $50,000 still needed to complete the project says Fire Chief… Read more

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Updated with photo link: Harbin Clinic’s first Walk With a Doc of the season draws nearly 120 participants, plus supports Freddie Giles Foundation.

Updated with photo link: Harbin Clinic’s first Walk With a Doc of the season draws nearly 120 participants, plus supports Freddie Giles Foundation.

    For 28 additional photos, please click here.   Nearly 120 participants took advantage of today’s gorgeous spring weather and enjoyed some exercise as Harbin Clinic kicked off the 2018 season of it’s Walk With a Doc program. Saturday’s walk leader Dr. Jennifer Barbieri also had an additional incentive to draw a crowd: Her family will… Read more

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Health: New Harbin Clinic Adairsville office opens Monday; Critical Care Career Fair is Tuesday for medical positions at Cartersville, Adairsville locations.

Health: New Harbin Clinic Adairsville office opens Monday; Critical Care Career Fair is Tuesday for medical positions at Cartersville, Adairsville locations.

    The staff of Harbin Clinic Family Medicine & Pediatrics Adairsville moved into their new facility at 115 N. Central Ave. over the weekend and will open to patients on Monday, April 23.   From foundation to roof, the 10,140-square-foot building is designed to meet the needs of Harbin Clinic patients. Its highly accessible location… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Great turnout in Athens for G-Day game. Latest matchups for GHSA Baseball, Tennis and Soccer tournements. Berry Softball and Baseball teams win SAA tournaments. Rome Braves fall to Augusta.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Great turnout in Athens for G-Day game. Latest matchups for GHSA Baseball, Tennis and Soccer tournements. Berry Softball and Baseball teams win SAA tournaments. Rome Braves fall to Augusta.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL First round series of GHSA Baseball Tournament (complied by John McClellan): Games are April 26 and 27 Class 5A Rome at Buford East Paulding will play Woodland Monday at 5:55 p.m. at Lakepoint in a 5 inning mini game to determine the… Read more

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