Category Archives: Bartow

Ware Mechanical Weather Center update: Keep eye on stormy weather headed our way, rain to begin after 6 p.m. with more severe storms possible Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center update: Keep eye on stormy weather headed our way, rain to begin after 6 p.m. with more severe storms possible Sunday.

  Keep you eyes on the potential for storms this evening. Rain and possible thunderstorms are expected in our area sometime after 6 p.m. and overnight. The chance is even higher for strong to severe storms on Sunday morning with small hail, gusty winds and heavy rainfall. We will have continuing updates throughout the weekend.… Read more

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Crimewatch: Reports from Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties; Cartersville Police.

Crimewatch: Reports from Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties; Cartersville Police.

  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: Friday: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 Polk County Jail reports: Friday From the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office: Booked into the county jail on… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Up to one inch of rain ahead. Graves and Loudermilk react to GOP healthcare bill. Today’s buzz. Missing police canine found.

Heritage First Headlines: Up to one inch of rain ahead. Graves and Loudermilk react to GOP healthcare bill. Today’s buzz. Missing police canine found.

First, fast, factual and free headlines all day: Reaction from Graves and Loudermilk on failure to vote on GOP Health Care bill. Georgia Health News update with reaction from hospitals. Politics Buzz: Roman Holiday celebrates 10 years; April 2 cruise set. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day is April 8.  African American Heritage Trail proposed in Bartow.… Read more

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Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: About an inch of rain expected starting this afternoon into Sunday. Highs in the low 70s.

Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: About an inch of rain expected starting this afternoon into Sunday. Highs in the low 70s.

Latest hazardous weather outlook: This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North and Central Georgia. .DAY ONE…Today and Tonight… The chance for isolated to scattered thunderstorms with occasional lightning and brief heavy rainfall will increase primarily across north Georgia this evening into tonight. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Sunday through Friday… The chance for thunderstorms will… Read more

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Updated: Missing police canine Nero found alive after escaping in Cedartown on Thursday. Officers believe he was hit by a car, now getting specialized treatment.

Updated: Missing police canine Nero found alive after escaping in Cedartown on Thursday. Officers believe he was hit by a car, now getting specialized treatment.

  Saturday morning update from Adairsville PD: “Update on Nero: Nero is experiencing some mobility issues in his hind legs. He is on his way to a specialist in Marietta to be examined further. We will update when we know more. Thank you for all of your concerns and well wishes. Please keep Nero and… Read more

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Reaction from Graves and Loudermilk on failure to vote on GOP Health Care bill. Georgia Health News update with reaction from hospitals.

Reaction from Graves and Loudermilk on failure to vote on GOP Health Care bill. Georgia Health News update with reaction from hospitals.

Both Rep. Tom Graves (GA-14) and Rep. Barry Loudermilk (GA-11) say they will be back to work on the GOP healthcare plan to repeal and replace Obamacare after their proposal failed to garner enough support to bring it to a vote on the floor of the House today. Statement from Rep. Graves:  “My heart aches… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High school baseball updates. Darlington’s Tri for the Kids Youth Marathon returns April 30.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High school baseball updates. Darlington’s Tri for the Kids Youth Marathon returns April 30.

 COMMUNITY   Darlington’s Tri for the Kids Youth Triathlon to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Georgia on Sunday, April 30, at 9 a.m. Now in its ninth year, the USA Triathlon-sanctioned event is sponsored by R.A.C.E. Rome. “Tri for the Kids benefits such a great community partner for our school and our town,”… Read more

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Buzz: Roman Holiday celebrates 10 years; April 2 cruise set. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day is April 8.  African American Heritage Trail proposed in Bartow. Superstar of Service nominations sought.

Buzz: Roman Holiday celebrates 10 years; April 2 cruise set. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day is April 8. African American Heritage Trail proposed in Bartow. Superstar of Service nominations sought.

  The Sulzbacher Roman Holiday, the City of Rome’s public excursion boat, celebrates 10 years of public tours and private excursions on Rome’s rivers. The 2017 season of public tours will be offered the first Sunday of every month from April through September. The first is Sunday, April 2, at 2 p.m. Tickets for the two-hour… Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores

  Floyd County LOWE’S COUNTRY KITCHEN  255 PROSPERITY WAY ADAIRSVILLE, GA 30103 View inspections: March 24, 2017 Score: 92, Grade: A STARBUCKS COFFEE  711 TURNER MCCALL BOULEVARD BLVD ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: March 24, 2017 Score: 96, Grade: A Bartow County MCDONALDS (Emerson) 150 ALLATOONA RD CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 View inspections: March 24, 2017… Read more

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Updated —  Bartow County EMS, state patrol: Five people hurt in separate accidents around 11 a.m. Friday near Cartersville.

Updated — Bartow County EMS, state patrol: Five people hurt in separate accidents around 11 a.m. Friday near Cartersville.

  Three hurt in rollover accident: The Georgia State Patrol reports that three people were injured, one seriously, in a single-vehicle rollover. According to the patrol report: The vehicle “was traveling north on Ga. 113 in the left lane. The driver failed t maintain her lane, leaving the road into the median. She over corrected to… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: RaceTrac looks at two Rome locations. Police say RHS wrestling coach had sex with then-minor student. Tough talk from Business Development Committee. Warmer, maybe wetter, weekend.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: RaceTrac looks at two Rome locations. Police say RHS wrestling coach had sex with then-minor student. Tough talk from Business Development Committee. Warmer, maybe wetter, weekend.

First, fast, factual and free headlines all day: LATEST HEADLINES Weather update: We could see 1.25 inches of rain between Saturday evening and midday Sunday. Morning updates from the Floyd County Jail. MORNING EDITION Business: RaceTrac looking at sites on Martha Berry, Shorter Avenue. RaceTrac Rome Police: Rome High wrestling coach accused of having sexual… Read more

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Business: RaceTrac looking at sites on Martha Berry, Shorter Avenue.

Business: RaceTrac looking at sites on Martha Berry, Shorter Avenue.

  The word on the street is RaceTrac has its eye on two spots — the corner of Martha Berry and the Armuchee Connector and also on a few acres perhaps near the Lowe’s section of Shorter Avenue/Ga. 20. We have calls and emails into the corporate office and expect updates over the next few days.… Read more

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It looks like Rome’s new Business Development Committee means business. Check this agenda for this morning’s meeting.

It looks like Rome’s new Business Development Committee means business. Check this agenda for this morning’s meeting.

One of the new Rome City Commission committees this year — business development — has posted its meeting agenda for today’s 9:30 a.m. gathering. We’re impressed to say the least. Each item has merit — especially the feeling that Rome is “non-business friendly.” We hear that too often from established businesses as well as those… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Low to mid 70s all weekend with some rain possible, maybe a storm.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Low to mid 70s all weekend with some rain possible, maybe a storm.

Weekly video from the National Weather Service’s Peachtree City office. YOUR FORECAST Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind around 5 mph. Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Changes for Berry women’s basketball — and men’s. Rome’s Doug Shows officiating at Sweet 16. High school baseball updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Changes for Berry women’s basketball — and men’s. Rome’s Doug Shows officiating at Sweet 16. High school baseball updates.

 BASKETBALL Berry women’s basketball coach Stephanie Dunn heads to Mount Paran; men’s assistant coach Thomas Johnson to lead women’s team. Click Vikings Rome’s Doug Shows at ‘Sweet 16:’ After officiating in the opening rounds of March Madness, Rome’s Doug Shows is helping call games in this weekend’s Sweet 16 NCAA tournament. Shows also is vice president of… Read more

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