Category Archives: Bartow

Bartow EMS: Four injured as car crashes into rear of tractor trailer early Saturday on I-75 in Bartow County

Bartow EMS: Four injured as car crashes into rear of tractor trailer early Saturday on I-75 in Bartow County

Media release from Bartow Emergency Medical Service: A accident occurred on I-75 southbound at the Etowah river bridge early Saturday morning. BCEMS and other agency responded to the scene and found that a passenger car had crashed into the rear of a tractor trailer. BCEMS had numerous units respond due to having four patients. One patient… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Aftermath of Friday’s storms. More rain possible today. Flash flood watch until 8 p.m. Three Polk men arrested in child pornography sting.

Heritage First Headlines: Aftermath of Friday’s storms. More rain possible today. Flash flood watch until 8 p.m. Three Polk men arrested in child pornography sting.

Today’s first headlines: Fast, factual and always free. Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Over 1 inch of rainfall, more possible today. Flash flood watch until 2 p.m. Updates on aftermath of Friday’s storms. Weather Three Polk County men arrested on charges related to possession of child pornography following lengthy investigation. Polk Buzz: Familiar spot on First… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Over 1 inch of rainfall, more possible today. Flash flood watch until 2 p.m. Updates on aftermath of Friday’s storms.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Over 1 inch of rainfall, more possible today. Flash flood watch until 2 p.m. Updates on aftermath of Friday’s storms.

We’ve had over an inch of rain from the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy. More is possible today. A flash flood watch continues until 8 p.m. tonight. Friday evening’s storms brought down trees and power lines across Floyd County causing multiple power outages. Latest hazardous weather outlook: Showers and thunderstorms are possible throughout the day… Read more

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Buzz: Familiar spot on First Street new home of Cotton Block Picker. County Commission meets Tuesday. Special scout mission.

Buzz: Familiar spot on First Street new home of Cotton Block Picker. County Commission meets Tuesday. Special scout mission.

  The City Market of Rome is becoming Cotton Block Pickers, the latest in a series of changes for the building just off Broad Street and the Cotton Block across from SunTrust. It recent years, it has been used as a photo studio, bedding and later an antiques market. For booth space, email cottonblockpickers@gmail.com. The… Read more

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Independence Day weekend 2017: Plenty of parades, activities and red, white and blue

Independence Day weekend 2017: Plenty of parades, activities and red, white and blue

  Local communities are gearing up for annual Independence Day celebrations. Several events and fireworks displays will take place on Saturday, July 1. Rome, Cartersville and Calhoun will celebrates will festivities and fireworks on Tuesday, July 4. Here is a current listing of upcoming events celebrating the Red, White and Blue. Adairsville July 1: Adairsville… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves top Asheville, 4-3. Shorter hires new coaches. Darlington’s Tijai Whatley commits to GA Tech.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves top Asheville, 4-3. Shorter hires new coaches. Darlington’s Tijai Whatley commits to GA Tech.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS  New coaches join Shorter University’s sports staff: Two new coaches join the Shorter University sports staff, the latest hires in a series of replacements for nearly 20 sports coaches and administrators in the last 27 months. There are: Julianne Pham will become head… Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores: Cedartown restaurant scores 57/U

Public Health restaurant inspection scores: Cedartown restaurant scores 57/U

  Floyd County No reports Bartow County No reports. Gordon County DENNY’S  288 RESACA BEACH BLVD RESACA, GA 30735 View inspections: June 23, 2017 Score: 75, Grade: C Polk County Dawn’s  110 HERBERT ST CEDARTOWN, GA 30125 View inspections: June 23, 2017 Score: 96, Grade: A Vickie’s Country Kitchen  884 JUDKIN MILL RD CEDARTOWN, GA… Read more

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Crimewatch: Jail updates, police reports from Northwest Georgia.

Crimewatch: Jail updates, police reports from Northwest Georgia.

Floyd County Jail reports:  4 a.m. / 8 a.m. / 8 p.m. Check the status of any inmate. Click Floyd County Jail. Cartersville Police reports: Thursday: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 Polk County Jail reports:  Friday From the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office: Booked into the county jail through… Read more

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8 p.m. update Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Trees down, power out to over 500 in Floyd County. Flash Flood watch now in effect. Latest updates.

8 p.m. update Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Trees down, power out to over 500 in Floyd County. Flash Flood watch now in effect. Latest updates.

The NWS has canceled the Tornado watch for our area. Strong storms are continuing and there are still some severe warning being issued but the tornado threat appears to be over. The biggest threat with the storms look to be damaging winds…frequent lightning…and heavy rainfall. Flash Flood watch continues through Saturday. 8 p.m. update from… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Flash flood watch later today as rain, storms from Cindy continue. Craze boutique opens on Broad Street today. Job fairs today, next week. Sports: Norman Arey says farewell. Rome Braves, high school updates.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Flash flood watch later today as rain, storms from Cindy continue. Craze boutique opens on Broad Street today. Job fairs today, next week. Sports: Norman Arey says farewell. Rome Braves, high school updates.

Today’s first headlines: Fast, factual and always free. LATEST UPDATES Rough weather possible after 4 this afternoon. Two coaches join Shorter sports staff — men’s soccer and women’s lacrosse. Accreditation team seeks community comments on Floyd County Sheriff’s Office. Morning reports from the Floyd County Jail and Polk County Jail. MORNING UPDATES Ware Mechanical Weather… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports extra: Two coaches join Shorter sports staff — men’s soccer and women’s lacrosse.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports extra: Two coaches join Shorter sports staff — men’s soccer and women’s lacrosse.

 New coaches join Shorter University’s sports staff: Two new coaches join the Shorter University sports staff, the latest hires in a series of replacements for nearly 20 sports coaches and administrators in the last 27 months. There are: Julianne Pham will become head coach of Shorter’s women’s lacrosse team. Pham said she is looking forward to coaching… Read more

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Business: Craze Boutique opens today at 11 a.m. on Broad Street.

Business: Craze Boutique opens today at 11 a.m. on Broad Street.

  Casie Autry has been working hard for months to bring another version of her hit boutique to downtown Rome and today, it happens. Craze Boutique, which has shops in the Calhoun and North Georgia premium outlets (Dawsonville), opens at 11 this morning at 231 Broad St. in Rome, closing at 9 p.m. Saturday: 10… Read more

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Jobs: FieldTurf recruiting today in Calhoun; Suhner career fair is June 29.

Jobs: FieldTurf recruiting today in Calhoun; Suhner career fair is June 29.

  Kelly Services is recruiting for  skilled laborers and general workers for temporary to full-time opportunities with Suhner Manufacturing in Rome. The event is Thursday, June 29, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Georgia Department of Labor’s Rome Career Center, 462 Riverside Parkway. What to know: These positions will be 12- hour shifts (4… Read more

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