Category Archives: Bartow

Hometown Marketing: Gorgeous Johns Mountain retreat for sale, $445,000.

Hometown Marketing: Gorgeous Johns Mountain retreat for sale, $445,000.

Hometown Headlines Marketing presents our first real estate spotlight: A breath-taking, mountain-top retreat on Johns Mountain in Armuchee. A perfect marriage of indoors and outdoors, and just minutes from town. Please take a quick tour and contact Steve Graves of Hardy Realty to arrange for a visit. Email: stevedgraves@aol.com. read more Read more

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Ware Mechanical update: Flash flood watch until 8 a.m. Sunday, next round of storms due this afternoon

Ware Mechanical update: Flash flood watch until 8 a.m. Sunday, next round of storms due this afternoon

A flash flood watch is in effect for all of north Georgia including Floyd, Bartow, Polk, Gordon and Chattooga counties until 8 a.m. Sunday. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches is possible throughout the weekend. Some Independence Day events have been cancelled or plans changed. We’ll have continuing updates throughout weekend. Updates Here… Read more

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Georgia Health News: Buying Humana would double Aetna size in Georgia

Georgia Health News: Buying Humana would double Aetna size in Georgia

For more on these and additional updates, please click Georgia Health News: By Andy Miller Insurance giant Aetna said Friday that it has agreed to buy rival Humana for $37 billion in a deal that reflects the rampant consolidation in health care. The acquisition, if approved by shareholders and regulators, will roughly double Aetna’s membership… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Flash flood warning until 12:30 p.m. ‘Accounting error’ could take $4.5 million from local governments, schools. Independence Day weekend events — and safety tips.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Flash flood warning until 12:30 p.m. ‘Accounting error’ could take $4.5 million from local governments, schools. Independence Day weekend events — and safety tips.

Our latest headlines: Flash flood warning for Northwest Georgia through 12:30 this afternoon; half inch of rain so far today. Please send us any changes for community outdoor events today, tonight. Email: druck@hometownheadlines.com State business updates from Georgia Trend. Latest updates from the Floyd County Jail, Bartow County Jail and Cartersville Police. Our list of… Read more

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Ware Mechanical warning: Flash flood warning for Floyd, Chattooga until 12:30 p.m. Half inch of rain so far; more on the way

Ware Mechanical warning: Flash flood warning for Floyd, Chattooga until 12:30 p.m. Half inch of rain so far; more on the way

The situation: At 8 a.m.: We’re about to see a brief break in the rain and storms but more is moving in from our west. The above map shows what’s next. Continuing weather coverage all Independence Day weekend from Hometown Headlines. Cancellations/changes: Please send us any updates on outdoor events today or tonight. Emails: druck@hometownheadlines.com.… Read more

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Bartow, Cartersville crime updates brought to you by Midian Roofing

Bartow, Cartersville crime updates brought to you by Midian Roofing

Bartow County Jail report: Friday Note: If you’re having problems accessing the file, please email us at druck@hometownheadlines.com Cartersville Police arrest reports: 2850 2862 2864 Read 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. July 3, 2015 | Saporta Report Florida stops funding film incentives, Georgia poised to benefit    Read more. July 3, 2015 | Georgia Trend – Exclusive! Political Notes: July 2015 Read more.… Read more

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Hufstetler responds to revenue department’s push to suck $3.9 million to $4.5 million out of local governments become of industry ‘accounting error.’

Hufstetler responds to revenue department’s push to suck $3.9 million to $4.5 million out of local governments become of industry ‘accounting error.’

Latest updates: The following is a comment from state Sen. Chuck Hufstetler, R-Rome, who also will join us on Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM at 8:10 a.m. Monday: “I became aware on Monday that the Department of Revenue signed an agreement last Friday giving a massive refund to a taxpayer.   Lynn Riley… Read more

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Independence Day weekend explodes tonight in Rome, Cave Spring, Summerville. Plus: Safety tips

Independence Day weekend explodes tonight in Rome, Cave Spring, Summerville. Plus: Safety tips

Consider this a double dose of the Independence Day holiday with fireworks, concerts and more tonight and another round Saturday, complete with three parades. What’s ahead: FRIDAY Rome native Tim Reynolds and Friends will be headlining the Broad Street Block Party from 7-10 p.m.  The 200, 300, 400 blocks of Broad St. will be closed… Read more

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Go Go partners adding casual shoe clients with new Shoe Box store

Go Go partners adding casual shoe clients with new Shoe Box store

For more than three years, Jay Stephenson and Powell Fulton have teamed up on what is now known as Go Go Running and Tennis. “We’ve always known we’d do something else together,” says Stephenson who traces his ties to Fulton back to their days together at Shorter University. read more Read more

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Business: Whistle Britches makes it official with ribbon cutting. Plus: New days, regional appeal, free-form decorating for 2015 Business Expo

Business: Whistle Britches makes it official with ribbon cutting. Plus: New days, regional appeal, free-form decorating for 2015 Business Expo

Chamber cuts the ribbon on Whistle Britches, new downtown Rome retailer:  A good crowd was on hand Thursday as Whistle Britches, an upscale retailer for women and men, opened at 206 Broad St. in part of the one-time home of Lee’s Furniture. The Greater Rome Chamber did the honors at 11 a.m. You can follow the… Read more

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Today: It is a holiday – or is it?

Today: It is a holiday – or is it?

For many, today is the “official” Independence Day holiday as the Fourth of July falls on a Saturday this year. In 2016, it will be on a Monday because of the leap year. And while some local and county government offices are closed and some businesses off, others normally associated with holiday closings are at… Read more

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Coosa Valley Credit Union replaces more than 40 American flags this summer. Exchange Club’s Giles Chapman, known for his work with the Americanism Committee, honored.

Coosa Valley Credit Union replaces more than 40 American flags this summer. Exchange Club’s Giles Chapman, known for his work with the Americanism Committee, honored.

Coosa Valley Credit Union’s 2015 American Flag Project ends today on a great note. More than 40 weathered flags were replaced in the summer campaign at no charge by Coosa Valley, according to Robert Smyth. The worn flags also were presented to local groups for proper disposal. This is the second year the credit union… Read more

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Public Health Restaurant Inspection scores

Public Health Restaurant Inspection scores

Floyd County No reports. Bartow County No reports. Gordon County No reports. Polk County No reports. Chattooga County The Willow Tree Grill  592 HIGHWAY 48 SUMMERVILLE, GA 30747 View inspections: July 2, 2015 Score: 88, Grade: B Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Updates on the Rome, Atlanta Braves. Plus honors for Berry athletes

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Updates on the Rome, Atlanta Braves. Plus honors for Berry athletes

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report The Southern Athletic Association announced its Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll for the 2015 spring term. To qualify, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade-point average of 3.25 for the term and be a regular member of a varsity athletic team in a sport sponsored by the conference. Berry College had 125 student-athletes… Read more

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