Category Archives: Polk

Heritage First Headlines: It’s a mess out there today — power outages, roads closed, rising rivers and maybe snow early Monday. Arrest in fatal hit-and-run in Bartow. Rome Commission to discuss smoking ordinance for Broad Street. Sports update.

Heritage First Headlines: It’s a mess out there today — power outages, roads closed, rising rivers and maybe snow early Monday. Arrest in fatal hit-and-run in Bartow. Rome Commission to discuss smoking ordinance for Broad Street. Sports update.

  MORNING EDITION: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Over two inches of rainfall so far, more on way. Flood watch until 7 p.m. tonight. Wind Advisory until noon. Flood warning for Chattooga River in Summerville. Rain/snow mix possible tonight. Forecast Buzz: Proposed no-smoking ordinance for Downtown Broad Street district to be discussed at Monday’s City Commission meeting.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Roads closed in some areas (Floyd, Gordon counties). Flood watch canceled. 1,100 customers without power. More than 3 inches of rain. Early Monday: Rain, snow possible.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Roads closed in some areas (Floyd, Gordon counties). Flood watch canceled. 1,100 customers without power. More than 3 inches of rain. Early Monday: Rain, snow possible.

LOCAL ROADS   From Floyd 911: Roads are flooding; drive with caution. Closed so far this morning: Gaines Loop Rd from 140 to Gaines Rd Dugger dr, just off Hwy 27 Roads flagged as having High water… Mt Alto Rd at McCrary Dr Baby Doe Dr at cul de sac Moran Lake Rd at Hasty… Read more

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Special elections: Early voting starts Monday for House 14 race (Bartow, parts of Floyd). Six candidates for House 5 seat in Gordon; election Jan. 8.

Special elections: Early voting starts Monday for House 14 race (Bartow, parts of Floyd). Six candidates for House 5 seat in Gordon; election Jan. 8.

  HOUSE DISTRICT 14 special election Dec. 18 House District 14 special election Four seek House District 14 seat: They are Ken Coomer, Nickie Leighly, Mitchell Scoggins and Nathan Wilson. The winner replaces state representative and now Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Christian Coomer. The Special Republican Primary will be held on Dec. 18. Early voting is… Read more

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Christmas: This evening — Darlington’s Festival of Lessons & Carols, St. Andrew’s Anglican Church’s Festival of Nine Lessons.  What’s next: Cave Spring parade Dec. 13; Living Nativity; and additional events.

Christmas: This evening — Darlington’s Festival of Lessons & Carols, St. Andrew’s Anglican Church’s Festival of Nine Lessons.  What’s next: Cave Spring parade Dec. 13; Living Nativity; and additional events.

  There’s a lot more Christmas left in Northwest Georgia. On the way: PARADES Dec. 13: The City of Cave Spring’s annual Christmas Parade will be at 6 p.m. through Downtown Main Street. One of the best places to watch this festive event is on the Square in Downtown Cave Spring. (The parade was moved… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Atlanta United wins MLS Cup Championship. Photos, results from JamieStrong Rome Half Marathon. Falcons at Green Bay, 1 p.m.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Atlanta United wins MLS Cup Championship. Photos, results from JamieStrong Rome Half Marathon. Falcons at Green Bay, 1 p.m.

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.   Atlanta United are the 2018 MLS Cup Champions after defeating the Portland TImbers, 2-0, on Saturday night. A record crowd of 73,000 packed the Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the game, according to the AJC. Read more #JamieStrong: Runners brave cold, rainy… Read more

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

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

About CrimeWatch: 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 and… Read more

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JamieStrong: Runners brave cold, rainy conditions for annual marathon benefiting local family and area running programs. Connecticut runner wins overall race. Photos and results.

JamieStrong: Runners brave cold, rainy conditions for annual marathon benefiting local family and area running programs. Connecticut runner wins overall race. Photos and results.

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. Saturday’s wet and cold weather didn’t keep runners away from participating in the annual #JamieStrong Rome Half Marathon at State Mutual Stadium. In addition to the 13.1-mile Half Marathon, the event presented by GoGo Running included a Half Marathon Relay and a 5K race. The Rome… Read more

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Season for Giving: Bankers for Blankets project nets 60 donations, exactly amount needed to help Salvation Army. Rome Middle donates $2,000 worth of toys to Toys for Tots.

Season for Giving: Bankers for Blankets project nets 60 donations, exactly amount needed to help Salvation Army. Rome Middle donates $2,000 worth of toys to Toys for Tots.

You may call it a coincidence, but we like to think it’s more of a Christmas miracle. All throughout the month of November, Heritage First Bank locations on Broad Street, on Shorter Avenue in West Rome and on Martha Berry Highway in Armuchee, have been collecting blankets and quilts for the Salvation Army of Rome. We… Read more

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Buzz: Bring One for the Chipper returns Jan. 5. Unity Christian School presents ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ today. Someone in Rome has a Fantasy 5 ticket worth $336,382. Lane closure on the Bypass at the bridge over Oostanaula River on Monday.

Buzz: Bring One for the Chipper returns Jan. 5. Unity Christian School presents ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ today. Someone in Rome has a Fantasy 5 ticket worth $336,382. Lane closure on the Bypass at the bridge over Oostanaula River on Monday.

  While some of us don’t even have the live trees all the way up quite yet, others are thinking about just the opposite: What happens when the ornaments and lights come off after Christmas? A familiar answer is: Let those trees help area anglers build better fish habitats in our lakes. You can do… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Geoff Collins named Georgia Tech’s head football coach. Rome Half-Marathon a go, rain or shine. Rome Braves’ pancake breakfast today; benefits Miracle Field. Countdown to the Cartersville, Rockmart football games.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Geoff Collins named Georgia Tech’s head football coach. Rome Half-Marathon a go, rain or shine. Rome Braves’ pancake breakfast today; benefits Miracle Field. Countdown to the Cartersville, Rockmart football games.

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.   Saturday: Rain or shine, the annual #JamieStrong Rome Half Marathon to be held at State Mutual Stadium. In addition to the 13.1-mile Half Marathon, the event that is presented by GoGo Running includes a Half Marathon Relay and a 5- kilometer race. The Rome Half will… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Friday.

FLOYD No reports BARTOW WHITE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1395 CASS-WHITE RD WHITE, GA 30184 Last Inspection Score: 100 FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES 20 CANYON PKWY CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 Last Inspection Score: 85 SLEEP INN / MAIN STAY 146 OLD ALLATOONA RD EMERSON, GA 30137 Last Inspection Score: 92 GORDON DEL TACO 250 HWY 53 EAST CALHOUN,… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Flood watch in effect all weekend, up to 3 inches of rain expected, uncertainty on wintry mix. Season for giving for local bankers, students. Six qualify for District 5 race in Gordon.

Heritage First Headlines: Flood watch in effect all weekend, up to 3 inches of rain expected, uncertainty on wintry mix. Season for giving for local bankers, students. Six qualify for District 5 race in Gordon.

  MORNING EDITION: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flood watch today through Sunday evening. Nearly 3 inches of rain possible. So far, the wintry stuff stays to the east, but could see rain/snow mix Sunday night, Monday night. Forecast Season for Giving: Bankers for Blankets project nets 60 donations, exactly amount needed to help Salvation Army. Rome… Read more

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