Category Archives: Gordon

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves rained out Monday, play two today beginning at 12:05 p.m. Honors for Rome High swimmers.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves rained out Monday, play two today beginning at 12:05 p.m. Honors for Rome High swimmers.

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 game vs the Augusta GreenJackets was a rainout Monday night. They’ll wrap the series today with a double header beginning at 12:05 p.m. Each game will last seven innings. Coverage on 99.5 The Jock and 995thejock.com Next: In Augusta, today at 12:05 p.m. Off… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Monday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Monday.

FLOYD Barnes & Noble, 96. Lovejoy Community Services, 95. BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA McDonald’s, Summerville, 76. Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Dempsey to auction ‘ranch’ at the center of sensational McIver murder trial. Missing Floyd woman recovering. Autopsy in Calhoun case. Bartow inmate sentenced in bizarre hit man case. Big day of advance voting Monday. More storms possible today.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Dempsey to auction ‘ranch’ at the center of sensational McIver murder trial. Missing Floyd woman recovering. Autopsy in Calhoun case. Bartow inmate sentenced in bizarre hit man case. Big day of advance voting Monday. More storms possible today.

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. Since July 1, the Georgia State Patrol has issued 511 citations regarding the Hands Free Law. MORNING REPORT Dempsey Auction Co. hired to sell ‘The Ranch,’ the heart of one of… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Storm threat continues this afternoon.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Storm threat continues this afternoon.

THE LATEST No advisories as of 5:15 p.m. but the storm system continues to move into Floyd and Bartow counties. LOCAL RIVER LEVELS Etowah River near Dixon Landing/Grizzard Park off the Bypass: Latest report Oostanaula River at Turner McCall near Riverside Parkway: Latest report FORECAST Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after… Read more

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Bartow County Jail inmate gets 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges of trying to hire someone to kill his ex-wife — for cash and two Atlanta Hawks tickets.

Bartow County Jail inmate gets 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges of trying to hire someone to kill his ex-wife — for cash and two Atlanta Hawks tickets.

  Media release: Michael McEarchern has been sentenced for attempting to hire someone to kill his ex-wife, promising $10,000 and two Atlanta Hawks basketball tickets as payment for the murder. “McEarchern was serious about having his ex-wife killed and provided $800 as a down payment for her murder,” said U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak. “The… Read more

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Missing Floyd County woman found alive; minor injuries.

Missing Floyd County woman found alive; minor injuries.

  THE LATEST Jeanne Betz, missing since Sunday afternoon and found Monday morning, was found in a wooded area not too far from where she stays in southern Floyd County near Booger Hollow Road, says Floyd County Police spokesman Jerome Poole. She was dehydrated, had bug bites and a few scraped up a bit when… Read more

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Calhoun Police identify body found off Kirby Road as missing Calhoun man; GBI autopsy scheduled. ‘Natural causes’ suspected with second person found dead Sunday.

Calhoun Police identify body found off Kirby Road as missing Calhoun man; GBI autopsy scheduled. ‘Natural causes’ suspected with second person found dead Sunday.

From Calhoun Police, Monday, noon: “On Sunday July 15, 2018 at approximately 11:30 a.m., deputies with the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office contacted Calhoun Police in reference to a body being discovered in a wooded area off Kirby Road.  Deputies had searched the area over the weekend after receiving a missing person’s report. “Police detectives along… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Missing woman found alive. Calhoun Police identify body; order GBI autopsy. Churches, community groups helping kids in need with school supplies. Emergency drill set for Tuesday morning. Thatcher’s barbecue hopes to open in Summerville by summer’s end. Final week to vote in advance of July 24 runoff.

Heritage First Headlines: Missing woman found alive. Calhoun Police identify body; order GBI autopsy. Churches, community groups helping kids in need with school supplies. Emergency drill set for Tuesday morning. Thatcher’s barbecue hopes to open in Summerville by summer’s end. Final week to vote in advance of July 24 runoff.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. LATEST UPDATES -Missing woman in Floyd County found, alive. -Calhoun Police identify body found Sunday as missing Calhoun man; GBI autopsy scheduled. -Reports from the Floyd County, Bartow County, Polk County jails. MORNING UPDATE Education: Local churches, groups helping families in need with… Read more

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Education: Local churches, groups helping families in need with school supplies and other items as students prepare to return to class. What you can do, too.

Education: Local churches, groups helping families in need with school supplies and other items as students prepare to return to class. What you can do, too.

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net In less than a month, local students will return to the classroom. The start of the school year can be a big expense for families with the purchase of school supplies, backpacks, lunchboxes, new clothes and shoes among the necessities. Locally, there are many families who struggle to purchase school supplies… Read more

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Dining: Thatcher’s Barbecue hopes to open in Summerville within 30-45 days. A closer look at the growing regional chain already in Calhoun — and once in Rosedale.

Dining: Thatcher’s Barbecue hopes to open in Summerville within 30-45 days. A closer look at the growing regional chain already in Calhoun — and once in Rosedale.

  The newest player in Northwest Georgia’s barbecue addiction is getting closer and closer. Thatcher’s Barbecue & Grill, with four locations including Calhoun and two more on the way (Ootlewah, Tenn., as well as Summerville), is as anxious to open as are barbecue fans. The Summerville restaurant is at 10070 Commerce St. Says John Thatcher:… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves get that elusive W with a 1-0 win vs. Augusta; rematch tonight. Local college, high school football links.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves get that elusive W with a 1-0 win vs. Augusta; rematch tonight. Local college, high school football links.

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 snap five-game losing streak with 1-0 win in Augusta Sunday.  Media release: The Greenjackets lost 1-0 against the Rome Braves on Sunday night. Aaron Phillips came ready to play in his third start against the Rome Braves this season. Phillips was dominate… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flash flood warning for central Polk County.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flash flood warning for central Polk County.

THE LATEST THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR… NORTHEASTERN HARALSON COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN GEORGIA… SOUTH CENTRAL POLK COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN GEORGIA… * UNTIL 315 AM EDT. * AT 919 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED.… Read more

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