Category Archives: Bartow

15 hearts go out across downtown Rome, Redmond promoting health, arts

15 hearts go out across downtown Rome, Redmond promoting health, arts

From vantage spots along and off Broad Street to Redmond Regional Medical Center to across from Barron Stadium in front of River City Bank, the Second Annual Rome Community HeART Project is in full bloom. Again a partnership between the Rome Area Council for the Arts and Redmond Regional, the event helps mark American Heart MonthRead more

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Newsline: What’s buzzing. Off Broad opens. A ‘Luau to Die For.’ Politics: Gingrey, U.S. senators, gas tax fight

Newsline: What’s buzzing. Off Broad opens. A ‘Luau to Die For.’ Politics: Gingrey, U.S. senators, gas tax fight

Newsline is a mix of information gathered Friday by Hometown Headlines from a variety of sources. Off Broad hits the on switch: Since Thursday evening, Off Broad — a new lounge with a light menu at River Center and Hawthorn Suites — has been pouring and serving as Ira Levy’s latest project brings a newRead more

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Surgical Services Nurse Barbara Ortiz recognized for 55 years of service at Floyd. Owens, EMS also among those honored

Surgical Services Nurse Barbara Ortiz recognized for 55 years of service at Floyd. Owens, EMS also among those honored

Media release: Barbara Ortiz, a surgical services nurse who joined Floyd in 1959, was recognized for her 55 years of dedicated patient care at Floyd’s Celebration of Service Jan. 29. “Barbara is unselfish, disciplined, tireless and completely without malice,” said Dr. Becky Lowrey, Administrator and Medical Director of Surgical Services at Floyd. “She’s a treasure andRead more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Floyd County BELLA ROMA GRILL  770 BRAVES BLVD ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: January 30, 2015 Score: 82, Grade: B FLOYD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH/FLOYD MEDICAL CENTER  306 SHORTER AVE ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: January 30, 2015 Score: 93, Grade: A Bartow County read more

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Weekend: ‘The Outsiders’ at the DeSoto; Every Child’s a Star auditions in Cartersville

Weekend: ‘The Outsiders’ at the DeSoto; Every Child’s a Star auditions in Cartersville

  Saturday-Sunday: Rome Little Theatre’s ‘The Outsiders’ hits the stage of the DeSoto Theatre on Broad Street.  Saturday show begins at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees begin at 2:30. Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for students and seniors. The show also runs Feb. 6-8. Details read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Model sweeps Coosa, Pepperell victory, Rome falls to Sequoyah. Berry swept by Centre.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Model sweeps Coosa, Pepperell victory, Rome falls to Sequoyah. Berry swept by Centre.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report   Rome/Floyd County basketball: Courtesy of MaxPreps Rome at Sequoyah: Boys: Sequoyah, 46-45 over Rome. Saturday: Rome vs. Creekview (senior day). Armuchee at Chattooga: Boys: Chattooga 55-36 over Armuchee. Coosa at Model. Lady Blue Devils beat Coosa, 56-36. Boys: Model tops Coosa, 89-78. Pepperell at Central Carrollton. Boys: Pepperell tops CentralRead more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Warmer day ahead; rain back Sunday with up to half-inch expected

Ware Mechanical forecast: Warmer day ahead; rain back Sunday with up to half-inch expected

The forecast: Hazardous Weather Outlook Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Calm wind. Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind. Sunday: Showers, mainly after 1pm. High near 55. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarterRead more

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Classmates, community rallying around Model High cancer patient Michael Adams

Classmates, community rallying around Model High cancer patient Michael Adams

Media release: The Model community has rallied in support of one of their classmates battling cancer.  Michael Adams, a senior at Model High School, is fighting Leukemia and his classmates and friends are stepping-up to stand with him and his family.  The Model/Johnson community and students are selling a t-shirt, holding fundraisers and even theRead more

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Latest headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Students, community rally around Model High student. No sale on Ozzie’s Plaza. Newsline: What’s Buzzing

Latest headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Students, community rally around Model High student. No sale on Ozzie’s Plaza. Newsline: What’s Buzzing

New since our morning email alert: Classmates, community rallying around Model High cancer patient Michael Adams Burgett Mooney’s farewell column in today’s Rome News touches on past, what’s ahead Updated state business headlines from Georgia Trend Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails as well as Cartersville Police. Ware Mechanical forecast: Sunny andRead more

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Updated: Georgia Trend’s latest business headlines

Updated: 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. Jan. 30, 2015 | Savannah Morning News It’s official: Savannah harbor deepening underway Read more. Jan. 30, 2015 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution Fort McPherson sale to Perry draws closer Read more. Jan. 30,Read more

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Burgett Mooney’s last column for the Rome News looks into the past — and at the ‘potential’ of the future

Burgett Mooney’s last column for the Rome News looks into the past — and at the ‘potential’ of the future

Today’s edition of the Rome News features Publisher/Owner Burgett H. Mooney III’s last column for the publication and it is worth a few minutes of your day. Mooney walks you through his own start with the publication 50 years ago through the many updates made along the way. He talks about more than 1,000 colleaguesRead more

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Bartow County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

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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A $500 million question on state transportation plan: Money diverted from city, county resources?

A $500 million question on state transportation plan: Money diverted from city, county resources?

  Rome City Commissioner Wendy Davis is sounding the red alert — and several stories in today’s AJC confirm — over the state’s proposed transportation “solution” that would divert nearly $500 million that current goes to cities and counties into transportation funding. read more

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Updated: Latest county/Parks and Rec move appears to violate authority operations agreement

Updated: Latest county/Parks and Rec move appears to violate authority operations agreement

  Forward spin: What we’ve heard in the last 24 hours: There apparently is a working document on a new recreation agreement between the city of Rome and Floyd County. Both sides might let the issue “cool” a bit as that plan advances. Efforts to convene a called county commission meeting to correct Tuesday’s blindsideRead more

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