Category Archives: Gordon

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Investigators still trying to identify woman who’s body parts were found at Bartow landfill. President of Rome News’ parent company now leads trustees of region’s rival healthcare system. Salvation Army’s Family Store just about ready in West Rome. High school football kickoff just about here.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Investigators still trying to identify woman who’s body parts were found at Bartow landfill. President of Rome News’ parent company now leads trustees of region’s rival healthcare system. Salvation Army’s Family Store just about ready in West Rome. High school football kickoff just about here.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING REPORT Latest on body found at landfill: Investigators still trying to determine identity. Sanitation worker says victim was a woman who had been dismembered. Updates Health: President of Rome News’… Read more

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Latest on body found at landfill: Investigators still trying to determine identity. Sanitation worker says victim was a woman who had been dismembered.

Latest on body found at landfill: Investigators still trying to determine identity. Sanitation worker says victim was a woman who had been dismembered.

  Tuesday evening updates: The official word: Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton says investigators are still awaiting positive identified of the victim found at the Bartow County Landfill at 12:30 p.m. Monday. For now, investigators are not commenting on the crime scene and the way she was found. What we’re hearing: The landfill was open… Read more

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Health: President of Rome News’ parent company named chair of WellStar, the healthcare group pushing into Northwest Georgia.

Health: President of Rome News’ parent company named chair of WellStar, the healthcare group pushing into Northwest Georgia.

  Here’s a note that is sure to get some attention today from Northwest Georgia’s medical community. The man who runs Times-Journal Inc. — the Marietta-based newspaper group that purchased the Rome News during the bankruptcy auction in 2015 — now chairs the board of one of the main healthcare concerns edging into this market.… Read more

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New: Twitter poll on the curfew. Previously: Rome City Commission passes teen curfew (under 17) from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. by 6-2 vote. Concerns about ‘juvenile violence’ raised; Davis calls it ‘criminalizing being a teenager.’

New: Twitter poll on the curfew. Previously: Rome City Commission passes teen curfew (under 17) from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. by 6-2 vote. Concerns about ‘juvenile violence’ raised; Davis calls it ‘criminalizing being a teenager.’

  New Wednesday: Hometown Headlines has added a Twitter survey on the curfew. To vote, click here.  Also: You can leave a comment on Facebook if you’re not on Twitter. New Tuesday: Hometown Headlines has filed an Open Records Request with the city of Rome regarding any and all data shared with city commissioners —… Read more

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Buzz: Junior Service League got supplies to 2,223 students in need this year. Highlands names vice president of academic affairs. League of Women Voters meets Thursday.

Buzz: Junior Service League got supplies to 2,223 students in need this year. Highlands names vice president of academic affairs. League of Women Voters meets Thursday.

Junior Service Leagues helped 2,223 kids with school supplies this year thanks to your support. The Junior Service League of Rome’s  League4Learning project provides school supplies for needy children in the Rome City and Floyd County school districts and is funded by JSL projects such as Poinsettia Sales, Garden Tour and Follies. Established in the 2004-2005… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A little cooler this weekend but also steady rain, some potential for storms.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A little cooler this weekend but also steady rain, some potential for storms.

  OUTLOOK Steady rainfall is forecast Friday through Sunday. The cumulative amount probably won’t top 1.5 inches but the advance forecast shows rain for much of the weekend. Bring an  umbrella to Friday night’s game (maybe Thursday as well). FORECAST Wednesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: All eyes, ears on Corky Kell Classic from Barron Stadium Thursday evening. What to know about the Rome, Calhoun games. Rome Braves start penultimate road trip tonight.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: All eyes, ears on Corky Kell Classic from Barron Stadium Thursday evening. What to know about the Rome, Calhoun games. Rome Braves start penultimate road trip tonight.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. HIGH SCHOOLS   Rome, Calhoun preparing for separate games in Corky Kell Classic at Barron Stadium on Thursday: Tickets are on sale today through Thursday from noon until 3 p.m. at Barron Stadium. Advance tickets: $12; day of game, $17. For more:www.corkykell.com #1Rome… Read more

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CrimeWatch: All-day updates from the Floyd, Bartow, Polk county jails and area police. Plus: Links to CrimeLine, Crime Mapping and other safety information.

CrimeWatch: All-day updates from the Floyd, Bartow, Polk county jails and area police. Plus: Links to CrimeLine, Crime Mapping and other safety information.

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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Remembering Capt. Louis Dean of the Adairsville Police Department.

Remembering Capt. Louis Dean of the Adairsville Police Department.

For the second time since December, the Adairsville Police Department is preparing to bury one of its own Tuesday afternoon. Adairsville Police Capt. Louis Dean, 47, died Saturday at Gordon Hospital. He served several roles at the police department, including assistant police chief as well as public information officer. It was Dean who notified the… Read more

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Education: 91 Darlington students earned AP Scholar designation by The College Board based on their performance on the college-level Advanced Placement Program exams.

Education: 91 Darlington students earned AP Scholar designation by The College Board based on their performance on the college-level Advanced Placement Program exams.

  Media release: During the 2017-18 school year, 91 Darlington students earned the designation of AP Scholar by The College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) Exams. The College Board’s AP Program offers students the opportunity to take challenging college-level courses while still in high school, and… Read more

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Health: Dr. John-Scott Carroll joins Harbin Clinic Family Medicine in Rome.

Health: Dr. John-Scott Carroll joins Harbin Clinic Family Medicine in Rome.

Dr. John-Scott Carroll joins Harbin Clinic Family Medicine Rome: Taking a few extra minutes to dig deeper into someone’s family medical history can bring about a wealth of change for their future. This is something Dr. John-Scott Carroll knows well, and it flourishes within his philosophy as a Family Medicine physician.  “I had a patient in his late… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few degrees cooler by Friday, over the weekend; rain possible Thursday-Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few degrees cooler by Friday, over the weekend; rain possible Thursday-Sunday.

  OUTLOOK Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected each day, mainly during the afternoon and evening. Some storms could be strong with gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy rain. FORECAST Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves win 5-4 thanks to key hit in the ninth. Tickets on sale for Thursday’s Corky Kell Classic (save $5 in advance) football double header. Plus: Berry’s digital media days begin; today, women’s soccer.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves win 5-4 thanks to key hit in the ninth. Tickets on sale for Thursday’s Corky Kell Classic (save $5 in advance) football double header. Plus: Berry’s digital media days begin; today, women’s soccer.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   Rome Braves get 5-4 walk-off win thanks to key hit by Marcos Almonte. Media release: The Rome Braves edged the West Virginia Power Monday evening at State Mutual Stadium 5-4 in walk-off fashion before a crowd of 1,408. The Braves and Power split their… Read more

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Buzz: Village Theatres gets a new home. Scouts’ annual popcorn sale under way.

Buzz: Village Theatres gets a new home. Scouts’ annual popcorn sale under way.

Movies’ headquarters on the move: Village Theatres Inc. has moved the corporate office to the Movies at Berry Square theater, in the lobby (adjacent to the mall). Village Theatres also owns Rome Cinemas off Shorter Avenue. The Gordon Floyd Joint Development Authority will meet this Wednesday, Aug. 15, at 2 p.m. at the Gordon County… Read more

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