Category Archives: Bartow

Bartow County Jail reports, Aug. 21

Bartow County Jail reports, Aug. 21

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Cartersville Police arrest reports, Aug. 21

Cartersville Police arrest reports, Aug. 21

Here are today’s arrest reports from the Cartersville Police Department. Just click each file to see the report: 3614 /  3616 / 3618-a /  3618-b / 3619

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Today’s business headlines from Georgia Trend

Today’s business headlines 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. Aug. 21, 2014 | WABE Georgia Students Scoring Higher on College Entrance Exams Aug. 21, 2014 | Georgia Trend – Exclusive! Augusta/Richmond County: Future meets past Aug. 21, 2014 | Atlanta Business Chronicle Atlanta lands 94Read more

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Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Stormy Wednesday; sizzling Thursday. Jobless rate rises.  Cabela’s opens.

Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Stormy Wednesday; sizzling Thursday. Jobless rate rises. Cabela’s opens.

Ware Mechanical forecast:  Aftermath reports from Wednesday’s storms: downed trees, power outages, rainfall and winds. Today: Heat index could top 100 again; high of 96. Dress lightly, drink plenty of water, avoid outdoor activities during peak heat hours. Headlines: July unemployment: Jobless rate jumps from previous month; some counties close to July 2013 levels. JobsRead more

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July unemployment: Jobless rate jumps from previous month; some counties close to July 2013 levels

July unemployment: Jobless rate jumps from previous month; some counties close to July 2013 levels

July’s unemployment rate jumped across Northwest Georgia, according to the Georgia Department of Labor. Several counties saw jobless totals and rate near the same point 12 months earlier. A county-by-county snapshot shows: Floyd: 4,290 unemployed in July, or 9% of the labor force. June: 8.2%. July 2013: 9 .7% Bartow: 4,107 unemployed, 8.4%, up from 7.6% in June, downRead more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Aftermath from a stormy Wednesday; serious heat concerns today-Saturday

Ware Mechanical forecast: Aftermath from a stormy Wednesday; serious heat concerns today-Saturday

  Storm reports: Power outages: Just a handful today of Georgia Power customers in Floyd and Bartow counties after more than 2,500 were in the dark last night. At one point, the East Rome Walmart was in the dark, according to witness reports. North Georgia EMC reports 77 customers out of power in our areaRead more

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Ware Mechanical heat alert: Heat index could top 100 degrees today-Saturday; was 103 on Wednesday

Ware Mechanical heat alert: Heat index could top 100 degrees today-Saturday; was 103 on Wednesday

  Updates: On radio today: Dr. Chris Piller of Harbin Clinic’s orthopaedics department will join us at 7:40 this morning on Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM to discuss key precautions during these next few hot days across Northwest Georgia. Wednesday saw a heat index of 103 degrees in Rome between 1 and 2 p.m.Read more

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Latest look at some of the permits and bids for hotel, restaurants, others

Latest look at some of the permits and bids for hotel, restaurants, others

Some of the latest updates for projects under way in Northwest Georgia, based in part on permits from the building department: The Gibson: Bids are being sought for some of the work associated with The Gibson, a planned high-end restaurant adjoining the Wells Fargo Advisors Bridgepoint Plaza offices in the warehouse converted into a residence. read more

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Cabela’s grand opening set for 10:45 this morning; watch for traffic at I-75 and Highway 92

Cabela’s grand opening set for 10:45 this morning; watch for traffic at I-75 and Highway 92

  Crowds already are building at the Cabela’s store opening today off I-75 and Highway 92 near Acworth. With grand opening activities starting at 8 a.m., Cabela’s officials were expecting some customers to camp outside overnight to take advantage of some of the planned giveaways. Special events tied to the opening weekend should keep doorsRead more

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City Manager Sammy Rich named chair of the Heart of the Community Foundation Board

City Manager Sammy Rich named chair of the Heart of the Community Foundation Board

Media release: Rome City Manager Sammy Rich has been appointed Chairman of the Heart of the Community Foundation Board of Governors for 2014-2015. The “Heart of the Community Awards” recognition program is sponsored by Redmond Regional Medical Center and the Heart of the Community Foundation Inc. to honor local citizens for their volunteer service to ourRead more

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Coosa Valley Credit Union announces promotions, new chief financial officer

Coosa Valley Credit Union announces promotions, new chief financial officer

Media release: Coosa Valley Credit Union announces promotions and new faces:   Coosa Valley Credit Union welcomes Mr. Guy Chambless as its new Chief Financial Officer. Guy is a lifelong resident of northwest Georgia.  A graduate of Berry College in 1995 with majors in accounting and finance, he worked in public accounting and became aRead more

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Exchange Club to donate large Fort McHenry/Francis Scott Key replica of American flag to Rome

Exchange Club to donate large Fort McHenry/Francis Scott Key replica of American flag to Rome

Media release: Sept. 14 is the 200th anniversary of our national anthem, the Star-Spangled Banner. The day is a significant part of our heritage. The flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write those heartfelt patriotic lyrics 200 years ago continues to inspire an appreciative and respectful nation. read more

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Weekend: Tom Sawyer, River Revelry and one of your last chances to see the Rome Braves this year

Weekend: Tom Sawyer, River Revelry and one of your last chances to see the Rome Braves this year

Friday-Sunday: Rome Braves host Charleston. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Rome Braves. Friday-Sunday: Rome Little Theatre presents Tom Sawyer. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. RLT Saturday: The Floyd County Republican Party’s 10th annual Tillman Hangar Event. Expect most of the state’s leaders from governor to Congress. Also, local politicians. The speechesRead more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Braves, SandGnats rematch tonight at 7; Braves win 6-3 on Wednesday

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Braves, SandGnats rematch tonight at 7; Braves win 6-3 on Wednesday

Today’s sports headlines from Chick-fil-A Dwarf House: Rome Braves Rome Braves beat Savannah 6-3 Wednesday afternoon. Media release: The Rome Braves defeated the Savannah Sand Gnats Wednesday morning at State Mutual Stadium 6-3 before a crowd of 1,393.  Savannah got a run in the first inning after Champ Stuart tripled and later scored on a groundout byRead more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Gordon counties (only ones reporting Wednesday)

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Gordon counties (only ones reporting Wednesday)

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. items appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County STEAK-N-SHAKE838 TURNER MCCALL BLVD ROME, GA 30161View inspections: August 20, 2014 Score: 74, Grade: C read more

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