Category Archives: Polk

Dining & Drink: ‘Pint Night’ premieres tonight at Rome City Brewing’s Tap Room. Pop-up (not tart) breakfast at Jamwich — and Hippie New Year? Food truck updates.

Dining & Drink: ‘Pint Night’ premieres tonight at Rome City Brewing’s Tap Room. Pop-up (not tart) breakfast at Jamwich — and Hippie New Year? Food truck updates.

  Rome City Brewing’s ‘Tap Room’ adds Thursday nights with ‘pint night special.’ The Tap Room, above the brewery now at 333 Broad St., is open from 5 p.m.-midnight tonight through Saturday. Thursdays are pint nights with a $1 off every locally brewed beer on tap. “Our rooftop patio will be open and the perfect… Read more

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Education: Georgia Power’s Cassandra Wheeler joins Georgia Northwestern’s Board of Directors. Honors for Berry communication students.

Education: Georgia Power’s Cassandra Wheeler joins Georgia Northwestern’s Board of Directors. Honors for Berry communication students.

  Cassandra Carter Wheeler, northwest regional director at Georgia Power, was recently sworn in as Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s newest Board of Directors member by Pete McDonald, president of GNTC, at a meeting held on the Gordon County Campus in Calhoun. Wheeler has served in leadership positions at Southern Co. subsidiaries for more than 17 years.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A surprisingly cool 61 for a high today and then back to the low 70s by the weekend.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A surprisingly cool 61 for a high today and then back to the low 70s by the weekend.

  OUTLOOK After highs in the upper 70s and low 80s, we’re going back down again to a high of 61 degrees; low 70s by Saturday. FORECAST Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. North… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves open homestand vs. Augusta tonight; beats Asheville 8-5 Wednesday. High school baseball scores and schedules. Berry hosts conference baseball, softball tournaments starting today. Community sports updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves open homestand vs. Augusta tonight; beats Asheville 8-5 Wednesday. High school baseball scores and schedules. Berry hosts conference baseball, softball tournaments starting today. Community sports updates.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL Scores: Carrollton 12, Rome 7. The region chase: Carrollton is 13-2 in the region. Villa Rica is 10-5. Kell and Rome are 9-6. Woodland and East Paulding are 8-7. Friday will be interesting with the tiebreaker possibilities (will decide the top four teams… Read more

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Obituaries: Robert Henry Kelley.

Obituaries: Robert Henry Kelley.

  Robert Henry Kelley, age 63, of Rome passed away April 17, 2018 at his residence. Robert was born January 6, 1955, in Floyd County, the son of Barbara Hovers Kelley, and the late John Robert Kelley Sr. He was preceded in death by, brothers, Harvey Kelley, John Robert Kelley, Jr. sisters, Elaine Barnes, and… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

FLOYD Starbucks, Floyd Medical Center, 95 LocoMex, 80. BARTOW McDonald’s, Adairsville, 93. GORDON No reports. POLK Buffet Queen, 98. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Two jailed in separate fatal accidents. Aldi expansion to cost $2.5 million; Broad Street update at $575,000. Dining & Drink: Pint night premieres. Jamwich pops up breakfast again — and Hippie New Year. Food truckin’. Cool Thursday; high of 61. Big sports report.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Two jailed in separate fatal accidents. Aldi expansion to cost $2.5 million; Broad Street update at $575,000. Dining & Drink: Pint night premieres. Jamwich pops up breakfast again — and Hippie New Year. Food truckin’. Cool Thursday; high of 61. Big sports report.

  Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Lindale man faces felony vehicular homicide charges following Wednesday night accident that killed a 17-year-old. Cave Spring man held on misdemeanor vehicular homicide charge following fatal accident on April 6. Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County… Read more

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Adairsville Police: Calhoun couple arrested after traffic stop yields meth, pot, pills and $8,000 in cash.

Adairsville Police: Calhoun couple arrested after traffic stop yields meth, pot, pills and $8,000 in cash.

Media release: On April 18, at  2:05 a.m. officers with the Adairsville Police Department stopped a suspicious vehicle for a busted windshield after the vehicle was observed parked at two businesses in Adairsville.  The officers observed the vehicle parked at the gas pump at Patty’s Truck Stop on Ga. 140 in Adairsville for approximately an… Read more

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Suspect who led troopers on grinding chase in Armuchee jailed, faces 19 charges including felony weapons, drug and traffic counts.

Suspect who led troopers on grinding chase in Armuchee jailed, faces 19 charges including felony weapons, drug and traffic counts.

THE LATEST From the Georgia State Patrol, 5:45 p.m. Tuesday: On April 17, at approximately 1:25 p.m., a trooper attempted a traffic stop on a black Dodge 300 traveling 80 mph in a 65 mph speed zone. The vehicle did not yield and sped off at a high rate of speed. The pursuit continued southbound… Read more

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Commissions honor local aviation pioneer Earl Tillman with street naming at Richard B. Russell Regional Airport.

Commissions honor local aviation pioneer Earl Tillman with street naming at Richard B. Russell Regional Airport.

There are a few names with impact to know when at the airport in Armuchee. The namesake is Richard B. Russell, the former Georgia governor and U.S. senator who led the Armed Forced Committee during the 1950s. There’s also Admiral John Towers, as in Tower Fields, considered a pioneer in naval aviation. Another is Earl Tillman,… Read more

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Health: YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day returns Friday with free activities. Saturday’s Walk With a Doc also includes benefit for Freddie Giles.

Health: YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day returns Friday with free activities. Saturday’s Walk With a Doc also includes benefit for Freddie Giles.

  Healthy Kids Day returns; set for Friday from 6 until 8 p.m. at the YMCA at 810 Second Ave.: Free fun, games, snacks and information on how to stay active and healthy all summer long. Open to everyone in the community. Walk With a Doc takes on another cause Saturday: This from Saturday’s walk… Read more

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Education: Veteran local educator Tim Gillespie named principal of Trion Elementary. Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Rob Skelton to speak at Pepperell’s baccalaureate. Food trucks back Friday across from Floyd Schools office. Winners of GHC’s public speaking contest.

Education: Veteran local educator Tim Gillespie named principal of Trion Elementary. Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Rob Skelton to speak at Pepperell’s baccalaureate. Food trucks back Friday across from Floyd Schools office. Winners of GHC’s public speaking contest.

    Rome’s Tim Gillespie named principal at Trion Elementary: Currently serving as assistant principal of Trion High, Gillespie posted this comment following his appointment: “I am thrilled, honored, and humbled to be named principal of Trion Elementary School! I am fortunate to be chosen to lead an amazing staff and wonderful students.” His Facebook… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Amid strong gusts, look for varying highs — 81 today, 65 Thursday, 73 Saturday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Amid strong gusts, look for varying highs — 81 today, 65 Thursday, 73 Saturday.

  OUTLOOK Today will be the warmest day of the week, at 81, with a drop to 65 on Thursday and back to 73 on Saturday. FORECAST Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 2am.… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Latest high school baseball scores and schedule. Rome Braves shut out 1-0 by Tourists; wrap up series in Asheville tonight. Berry hosts baseball, softball tournaments starting Thursday. Community sports updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Latest high school baseball scores and schedule. Rome Braves shut out 1-0 by Tourists; wrap up series in Asheville tonight. Berry hosts baseball, softball tournaments starting Thursday. Community sports updates.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL Scores: Coosa falls to Rockmart, 5-2. Pepperell 11, Armuchee 2. Dade County 10, Chattooga 3 Model 10, Gordon Central 0. Wednesday Carrollton at Rome. Thursday: Darlington will play at Fellowship Christian on Thursday for sub-region crossover game. Tentative game times: 2 and… Read more

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