Category Archives: Gordon

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Just under an inch of rain through 8 p.m. with more on the way. Latest on flood watch, river warnings. Thursday’s high: Only 41 degrees.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Just under an inch of rain through 8 p.m. with more on the way. Latest on flood watch, river warnings. Thursday’s high: Only 41 degrees.

THE LATEST Flash flood watch for much of North Georgia, including our area, now through 7 a.m. Thursday: Some areas could see two to three inches of additional rain, on top of what we had on Monday. Heaviest rain due this afternoon, evening. The extra rain could cause  creeks and streams to overflow, flooding roads… Read more

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Rome: Truck overturned, car in ditch at Pleasant Valley and Boyd Valley roads. Cartersville: Log truck spill on I-75 northbound near U.S. 411 intersection; traffic flowing again. .

Rome: Truck overturned, car in ditch at Pleasant Valley and Boyd Valley roads. Cartersville: Log truck spill on I-75 northbound near U.S. 411 intersection; traffic flowing again. .

  Two-vehicle accident off Pleasant Valley: From witnesses: One vehicle is in a ditch and a truck has flipped near the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road and Boyd Valley Road. Emergency crews were on the scene as of 3 p.m. From Georgia DOT: There was a major delay on Northbound I-75 starting before exit 294,… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Bank: Another 1.25 inches of rain due today; latest flood warnings, watches. New economic development plan mirrors Bartow’s — minus I-75. Updates on the governor’s race as vote tightens a bit.  Remembering state Rep. John Meadows.

Latest Heritage First Bank: Another 1.25 inches of rain due today; latest flood warnings, watches. New economic development plan mirrors Bartow’s — minus I-75. Updates on the governor’s race as vote tightens a bit. Remembering state Rep. John Meadows.

LATEST HEADLINES Robert Brady named new elections clerk for Floyd County; could start before Dec. 4 runoff, according to WRGA. Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Latest on flood watch, river warnings. Another 1.25 inches of rain due. High today 49; just 41 on… Read more

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Business: Floyd’s economic development push to copy Bartow’s (minus I-75). Responsibility for luring new jobs shifts directly to city, county commissioners under new format. Take our Twitter poll.

Business: Floyd’s economic development push to copy Bartow’s (minus I-75). Responsibility for luring new jobs shifts directly to city, county commissioners under new format. Take our Twitter poll.

  Take our Twitter poll on the economic development plans: new one or keep chamber model. Click here As expected, the future of Rome/Floyd County’s economic development push is separating from the Rome Floyd Chamber to be run by a six-member panel with three representatives each appointed by the city and county governments. The Rome… Read more

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Georgia governor’s race: Provisional votes inch Kemp, Abrams closer with deadline set for Friday. How to check your provisional ballot. Latest updates.

Georgia governor’s race: Provisional votes inch Kemp, Abrams closer with deadline set for Friday. How to check your provisional ballot. Latest updates.

The latest: As counties continue to certify their votes, the distance between Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams tightens but the gap remains wide enough to prevent a Dec. 4 runoff between the two. A federal judge has extended the counties’ reporting deadline to Friday afternoon. The latest vote totals:  As of Wednesday morning,… Read more

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Obituary: Remembering state Rep. John Meadows,  R-Calhoun. Calling hours, funeral services set for Saturday at Calhoun First Baptist Church.

Obituary: Remembering state Rep. John Meadows, R-Calhoun. Calling hours, funeral services set for Saturday at Calhoun First Baptist Church.

  Georgia State Rep. John Dudley Meadows, III, age 74, of Calhoun, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at his residence. John was born on Aug. 28, 1944, in Gordon County to the late John Dudley Meadows Jr. and Doris Esther Scott “Scottie” Meadows. John was a graduate of Calhoun High School, Class of… Read more

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Education: RHS nominates to students for Governor’s Honors. Shannon’s historic Zuber Cemetery topic of Berry College presentation at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Evans Auditorium.

Education: RHS nominates to students for Governor’s Honors. Shannon’s historic Zuber Cemetery topic of Berry College presentation at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Evans Auditorium.

On Tuesday, Rome High School announced its nominees for the Governor’s Honors Program that takes place on Berry College’s campus every summer from mid-June to around mid-July. Said RHS’s Governor’s Honors Program Coordinator Melody Burse: “The instruction is completely different from a regular high school classroom. Classes are designed to provide students with various academic, cultural… Read more

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Buzz: Property taxes due Thursday; Tax Commissioner Kevin Payne says $60 million already been collected. Two options for Master Gardener classes in 2019.

Buzz: Property taxes due Thursday; Tax Commissioner Kevin Payne says $60 million already been collected. Two options for Master Gardener classes in 2019.

Property tax bills due Thursday.  From the Floyd County Tax Commissioner’s Office: “Don’t forget that you can still mail your property tax bill. As long as it is postmarked by Nov. 15, it will not be considered late. Mail to P.O. Box 26 Rome, Ga.  30162. Tax Commissioner Kevin Payne joined us at 8:40 a.m.… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Season-ending local soccer report. Model, Berry standout Michelle Abernathy Lane to speak at Cross Country Banquet. This weekend’s football playoff plans: Berry, high school, middle school.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Season-ending local soccer report. Model, Berry standout Michelle Abernathy Lane to speak at Cross Country Banquet. This weekend’s football playoff plans: Berry, high school, middle school.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. The YMCA Arsenal Rome Select soccer teams closed out the season with a 7-4 record to make it 52 wins, 49 losses, and 13 ties for the season. The G’04 C-Red were the top performers, finished the fall season with 2… Read more

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(Update) Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Tuesday. 65/U for popular Cartersville franchise.

(Update) Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Tuesday. 65/U for popular Cartersville franchise.

FLOYD Brookdale Rome, 90. Landmark Restaurant, 81. La Gondola, 82. Redmond Regional, 100. Ryan’s Steakhouse, 80.   BARTOW Dragon Garden, Cartersville, 91. Tarasco’s, Cartersville, 81. Waffle House, Ga. 20, 65. Previous scores: 87 (May 10) 89 (Nov. 27, 2017) 1-2A Violation of Code: [511-6-1.03(1)(a)-(c)] Observed that PIC could not demonstrate sufficient knowledge of foodborne illness risks as… Read more

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Crimewatch: Updates from Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County law enforcement. Includes latest arrests.

Crimewatch: Updates from Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County law enforcement. Includes latest arrests.

About this report: We update CrimeWatch around 5:30 each weekday morning as well as at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Weekend reports will post a bit later. We also add the Bartow County Jail report between 5:30 and 6 a.m. weekdays and throughout the weekend. The Polk County Jail report usually is posted between 8… Read more

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Update: Calhoun man dies in accident on I-75 South Tuesday morning.

Update: Calhoun man dies in accident on I-75 South Tuesday morning.

FROM WRGA: A Calhoun man was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on I-75 Southbound near mile marker 319 in Gordon County just before 6 a.m. Tuesday. According to the Georgia State Patrol, Cody Lovingood, 28, lost control of his Chevy Cobalt. His vehicle spun out of control until coming to rest in the inside lane, facing… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Bank: Updates on heavy rains, aftermath in Northwest Georgia. More is on the way. Federal judge delays final state vote count. Kobe Steaks & Sushi due in Cartersville. State records first flu death of new season; 151 dies in Georgia last year. Football playoffs this weekend: 7 high school plus Berry College.

Latest Heritage First Bank: Updates on heavy rains, aftermath in Northwest Georgia. More is on the way. Federal judge delays final state vote count. Kobe Steaks & Sushi due in Cartersville. State records first flu death of new season; 151 dies in Georgia last year. Football playoffs this weekend: 7 high school plus Berry College.

LATEST HEADLINES State Rep. John Meadows of Calhoun dies. One dead following accident on I-75 south just north of Calhoun. Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING EDITION Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Several roads closed in Floyd County. Rainfall totals from 3.22 to 3.75 inches with more on the way.… Read more

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