Category Archives: Bartow

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Cool idea: Frios Gourmet Pops coming to Broad Street. Weekend mornings to feel like fall. Rome Braves’ playoff chase update. Berry Vikings ready for new season.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Cool idea: Frios Gourmet Pops coming to Broad Street. Weekend mornings to feel like fall. Rome Braves’ playoff chase update. Berry Vikings ready for new season.

Latest headlines: Morning updates from the Floyd County Jail and Bartow County Jail. Top stories today: Coming soon to Broad Street: Frios Gourmet Pops in the sizzling 200 block. Frios Ware Mechanical forecast: Mid 60s in the mornings starting Friday; upper 80s Friday-Labor Day. Trip to the coast? Watch ‘TD 9.’ Weather Rome Braves’ playoff run:… Read more

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Crimewatch: Floyd, Bartow jail reports.

Crimewatch: Floyd, Bartow jail reports.

Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m. / 8 a.m. / 8 p.m.  Check the status of any inmate. Click Floyd County Jail. Bartow County Jail reports: Wednesday The ’24-hour report’ detailing who’s in custody. Click Bartow County Jail Cartersville Police reports: Tuesday: 1 / 2  / 3  / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7  Read more

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Traffic alert: Accident on Turner McCall near Bojangles

Traffic alert: Accident on Turner McCall near Bojangles

Witnesses reports say there’s an accident on Turner McCall near Bojangles. One woman has requested an examination following the accident. First responders are just about ready to leave the scene, says WRGA’s Kim Jarrett. For now, please avoid the area; take the bypass or Second Avenue into town. Read more

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Coming soon to Broad Street: Frios Gourmet Pops in the sizzling 200 block.

Coming soon to Broad Street: Frios Gourmet Pops in the sizzling 200 block.

With headliners such as Key Lime Pie and Banana Pudding — soon to be joined by Pumpkin Pie — Matt Robinson thinks downtown Rome is ready for one of the hottest franchise concepts of the year — Frios Gourmet Pops (as in popsicles). He hopes to open in 202 Broad St., recently renovated by Mark… Read more

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Bartow EMS: Woman severely burned in some sort of explosion late Tuesday.

Bartow EMS: Woman severely burned in some sort of explosion late Tuesday.

Bartow County Emergency Medical Service release:  Tuesday around 10:30 p.m., EMS  along with the Bartow County Fire Department responded to a residence off of Anchor Road to a female who had been burned after a explosion. EMS crews arrived to find a 59-year-old woman had second- and third-degree burns to the face, neck, torso and… Read more

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September is National Preparedness Month; tips on being ready for the next storm (thunder or snow). Plus: Audio interview.

September is National Preparedness Month; tips on being ready for the next storm (thunder or snow). Plus: Audio interview.

Above: Click to hear Hometown Headlines Radio Edition’s interview with GEMA’s Thomas Moore. Media release: To ensure all Georgians are prepared for emergencies, Gov. Nathan Deal has proclaimed September as National Preparedness Month. Throughout the month, the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency’s Ready Georgia campaign is encouraging all Georgia residents to take simple… Read more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Mid 60s in the mornings starting Friday; upper 80s Friday through Labor Day.  Plus: Watching the coasts thanks to TD 9.

Ware Mechanical forecast: Mid 60s in the mornings starting Friday; upper 80s Friday through Labor Day. Plus: Watching the coasts thanks to TD 9.

                            Tropical storm warning up from near Port St. Joe down the gulf coast of Florida as “TD 9” creeps toward the north-northwest. The storm could be a factor in any Labor Day trips to either coast. For the latest, click hurricane… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry hosts Maryville Saturday, Shorter opens at UT Chattanooga Thursday. Rome Braves lose third straight, 7-3; half game behind in playoff chase. Weekly soccer update.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry hosts Maryville Saturday, Shorter opens at UT Chattanooga Thursday. Rome Braves lose third straight, 7-3; half game behind in playoff chase. Weekly soccer update.

 Berry opens fourth season of football Saturday vs. Maryville at Valhalla, 6 p.m. Media release: A year removed from the best season in the program’s short history, the Berry College Vikings will field 122 men for the 2016 football season after preseason camp preparation. Full Roster | Schedule | Gameday Overview: Head coach Tony Kunczewski notes the… Read more

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Education: 180-plus colleges and universities — from local to Harvard — pack Darlington’s annual college fair.

Education: 180-plus colleges and universities — from local to Harvard — pack Darlington’s annual college fair.

  More than 180 colleges and universities around the county, country and the world sent an admissions representative to Darlington School’s annual college fair this year. It was a who’s who in academia as you can see from this list. Berry College and Shorter University were there as were representatives from Clemson, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Alabama,… Read more

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Buzz: Floyd Democrats open campaign HQ on Saturday. ‘Go Forward’ organizing prayer, fasting Sept. 10. More honors for Fusion. Sidney Dew yard sale.

Buzz: Floyd Democrats open campaign HQ on Saturday. ‘Go Forward’ organizing prayer, fasting Sept. 10. More honors for Fusion. Sidney Dew yard sale.

    Floyd County Democrats’ campaign headquarters opens Saturday: The event begins at 10 a.m. at 1902 Turner McCall Blvd. and follows the monthly meeting which begins there at 9:30 a.m. The office will be open through the Nov.  8 General Election, focusing on the five local races. Also on hand: campaign materials for the… Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspections

Public Health restaurant inspections

#hometowndining Floyd County JAVA CITY 2277 MARTHA BERRY HWY MOUNT BERRY, GA 30149 View inspections: August 30, 2016 Score: 100, Grade: A COOSA COUNTRY CLUB SNACK BAR  110 BRANHAM AVE ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: August 30, 2016 Score: 97, Grade: A TROY’S BAR-B-Q 1024 N BROAD ST ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: August 30,… Read more

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Updated: Table 20 taking reservations; opening Thursday. Chick-fil-A Dwarf House to say thanks for ’23 tasty years.’ Mellow Tuesday for teachers.

Updated: Table 20 taking reservations; opening Thursday. Chick-fil-A Dwarf House to say thanks for ’23 tasty years.’ Mellow Tuesday for teachers.

Northwest Georgia’s latest upscale independent restaurant is ready for business. Table 20 at 20 S. Wall St. in downtown Cartersville opens Thursday evening and reservations already are being accepted. You can sample the menu here — and you’ll find some pretty exotic spins for lunch (B.A.L.T. with avocado added to the all-time favorite), dinner (smoked… Read more

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Bartow EMS: Two hurt in accident on I-75 south near Acworth.

Bartow EMS: Two hurt in accident on I-75 south near Acworth.

  Bartow County Emergency Medical Service release: Bartow County EMS, along with the Bartow County Fire Department and Georgia State Patrol, responded to a two-vehicle accident on I-75 southbound near mile marker 278 (near Glade Road in Acworth). Upon arrival, the EMS crew found two patients conscious and alert. The patients were evaluaated by the EMS crew and… Read more

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Business: Eight Days of Geek spins your way starting Sept. 16. Updates from Yanmar in Adairsville.

Business: Eight Days of Geek spins your way starting Sept. 16. Updates from Yanmar in Adairsville.

  Geek Week 2016 set for Sept. 16-23: Geek Week Rome is a community celebration of technology, innovation and all things geeky in Rome and Floyd County. It’s so geeky that events will stretch eight days this year with more updates expected. What’s planned so far: Friday, Sept. 16, 6 – 10 pm:  Hackathon at… Read more

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Health:  Redmond welcomes Tejas Raiyani, MD, FACP, now the primary physician at new Redmond Medical Group.

Health: Redmond welcomes Tejas Raiyani, MD, FACP, now the primary physician at new Redmond Medical Group.

  Redmond Regional Medical Center announces Tejas Raiyani, MD, FACP has joined Redmond Physician Services Group.  Dr. Raiyani will serve as the primary physician at Redmond’s new physician practice, Redmond Medical Group. This new clinic is at 100 John Maddox Drive, on Redmond Regional Medical Center’s campus.  Dr. Raiyani is now accepting new patients. Dr. Tejas… Read more

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