Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Tonight’s high school football scoreboard. Rome’s Xavier Roberts-Donaldson voted USA Today’s Super 25 Top Star for Week 6.  Berry, Shorter on the road this Saturday.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Tonight’s high school football scoreboard. Rome’s Xavier Roberts-Donaldson voted USA Today’s Super 25 Top Star for Week 6. Berry, Shorter on the road this Saturday.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Tonight’s schedule: FINAL: Pepperell beats Coosa, 38-14. FINAL: Model wins at Armuchee, 14-7. FINAL: Rome over Cass, 49-14. FINAL: Darlington falls to Mt. Zion, 28-17. FINAL: Unity Christian School over Holy Spirit Prep, 48-14. FINAL: Cartersville wins at… Read more

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Crimewatch: Continuing updates from Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County law enforcement. Plus: Community safety links.

Crimewatch: Continuing updates from Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County law enforcement. Plus: Community safety links.

About this report: We update CrimeWatch around 5:30 each weekday morning as well as at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. We also add the Bartow County Jail report between 5:30 and 6 a.m. weekday mornings and throughout the weekend. The Polk County Jail report usually is posted between 8 and 9 a.m. weekdays. These reports… Read more

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Seven regional artists, including a Rome basket weaver, take top honors at the 43rd Annual Arts Festival at Rose Lawn

Seven regional artists, including a Rome basket weaver, take top honors at the 43rd Annual Arts Festival at Rose Lawn

Media release: Seven artists were chosen as winners from a field of more than 150 vendors at the 43rd Annual Arts Festival at Rose Lawn on Saturday, September 15, in Cartersville.  A total purse of $1,000 was awarded. Serving as judges for the festival were Carrie Anne Parks of Chattanooga and Maggie Smith Kühn of Atlanta.… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for Sunday: Your first look at four homes in Rome, Silver Creek and Cedartown priced from $119,900 to $279,900.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for Sunday: Your first look at four homes in Rome, Silver Creek and Cedartown priced from $119,900 to $279,900.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for Sunday: Your first look at four homes in Rome, Silver Creek and Cedartown priced from $119,900 to $279,900. Sunday open houses, 1-3 p.m 18 Crossridge Drive, Silver Creek.  3-bedroom, 1 bath, move in ready. $119,900. 3 Gregory Drive, Rome.  Spacious 3-bedroom 2.5 bath.  $264,900. 1 Berckman Lane, Rome. Beautifully remodeled Cape Cod. $279,900. 615 Collard Valley… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Floyd to provide EMS service to Cherokee County, Ala. Felton Walk — with 129 residences, retail,  offices — a rare mixed-use proposal in the region. Campaign visits heating up. County issues ‘bucket challenge’ to help hurricane victims. High school football scores tonight. Weather: Relief on the way.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Floyd to provide EMS service to Cherokee County, Ala. Felton Walk — with 129 residences, retail, offices — a rare mixed-use proposal in the region. Campaign visits heating up. County issues ‘bucket challenge’ to help hurricane victims. High school football scores tonight. Weather: Relief on the way.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails. MORNING REPORT Health: Floyd picked to provide emergency medical service to Cherokee County (Ala.) Deal calls for three ambulances to be stationed there. EMS Business: Felton Walk off Tennessee in… Read more

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Health: Floyd picked to provide emergency medical service to Cherokee County (Ala.) Deal calls for three ambulances to be stationed there.

Health: Floyd picked to provide emergency medical service to Cherokee County (Ala.) Deal calls for three ambulances to be stationed there.

  Three months after taking over operations of then-Cherokee Medical Center and following a three-week standoff over emergency medical service, an agreement has been reached allowing Floyd Healthcare to provide EMS service effective just after midnight on Monday, Oct. 1. That’s according to multiple reports on WEIS 100.5 FM/990 AM which has three items posted… Read more

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Business: Felton Walk at Tennessee and Felton in Cartersville (across from the movie complex) proposes 129 residential units as well as retail, restaurant, offices.

Business: Felton Walk at Tennessee and Felton in Cartersville (across from the movie complex) proposes 129 residential units as well as retail, restaurant, offices.

Felton Walk, a mixed-use development of five buildings with residential (apartments/condos), retail, office and restaurants, is under review by the city of Cartersville. City Council members on Thursday evening held a first reading on the project proposed at the intersection of Tennessee Street and Felton Road. A second and final reading is set f ornext… Read more

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Buzz: Darlington Sixth Graders, students from Armuchee Middle, East Central big winners at Sixth Grade Berry Mathematics Contest. Calhoun Police honored — and win patrol cruiser.

Buzz: Darlington Sixth Graders, students from Armuchee Middle, East Central big winners at Sixth Grade Berry Mathematics Contest. Calhoun Police honored — and win patrol cruiser.

  The Fall 2018 Sixth Grade Berry College Mathematics Contest was held at Berry College on Thursday, Sept. 20. Thirteen sixth-grade teams competed. The top three teams were: First, Jasper Middle School (Pickens County); second, Heritage Middle School (Catoosa County); and third, Darlington School. Top individual student winners were: first, Jeremy Westbrook from Jasper Middle School; second, Elan… Read more

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Health: Georgia’s ‘Certificate of Need’ laws: They spark constant fights but will they be changed?

Health: Georgia’s ‘Certificate of Need’ laws: They spark constant fights but will they be changed?

By Andy Miller Georgia Health News Four years ago, a sports medicine group began a quest to build a surgery and training center in Alpharetta, in Atlanta’s northern suburbs. The proposed multimillion-dollar center was to be known as the Legacy Sports institute. It was associated with famed orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews of Alabama, whose… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Relief is one the way — after two more days of 90-plus temperatures.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Relief is one the way — after two more days of 90-plus temperatures.

OUTLOOK By Sunday, we’ll start to see a decline in temperatures, settling in to the low to mid 80s later next week — right around “normal” for this time of year. FORECAST Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around… Read more

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RomeGaCares updates: County offices competing in ‘bucket challenge’ to aid hurricane victims. Sorority also lending a hand. How you can help.

RomeGaCares updates: County offices competing in ‘bucket challenge’ to aid hurricane victims. Sorority also lending a hand. How you can help.

On Thursday, Sept. 20, members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority at the Phoenix Learning Center traveled to the North Rome Church of God to drop off donations that will be given to the flood victims of North Carolina through the RomeGaCares Disaster Relief. AKA Mentor and Site Coordinator Gail Veal knew that the relief was… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Dorsie Mae Black, Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Louise Thacker Dunaway.

Obituaries: Mrs. Dorsie Mae Black, Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Louise Thacker Dunaway.

  Mrs. Dorsie Mae Black, age 88, of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at Floyd Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Services for Mrs. Dorsie Black will be Monday, September 24, 2018, at noon at Thankful Baptist Church, 935 Spider Webb Dr. Rome, Georgia. Interment will follow at the East… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Thursday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Thursday.

FLOYD A&B Creekside, Cave Spring, 92. Cave Spring Elementary, 100. Fuddruckers, base, 87. Georgia School for the Deaf, 91. Homestead, 90. Taco Bell, Martha Berry, 96. BARTOW Chuck’s Curbside, base, 100. Hong Kong, 87. Lee ‘Ann’s Simply Southern, Rydal, 91. White Columns Kitchen, 72. GORDON Daddy O’s doughtnuts, 96. KFC, Calhoun, 92. POLK No reports.… Read more

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Business: With a $1.1 million opening bid already set, who’s lining up for October’s online auction of the SunTrust campus on Second Avenue?

Business: With a $1.1 million opening bid already set, who’s lining up for October’s online auction of the SunTrust campus on Second Avenue?

  Something of a landmark in downtown Rome for nearly 65 years, the current home of SunTrust Bank at 100 E. Second Ave. is scheduled for an online auction Oct. 22-24. Ten-X Commercial Real Estate is behind the sale and asks for a $10,000 participation deposit and opening bids of $1.1 million. Expect a 5… Read more

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Rome man accused of ‘waving the pistol in an erratic manner’ while driving on Turner McCall Wednesday evening faces seven charges.

Rome man accused of ‘waving the pistol in an erratic manner’ while driving on Turner McCall Wednesday evening faces seven charges.

A Rome man is in custody after being spotted with a Glock pistol while driving on Shorter Avenue and Turner McCall near Olive Garden close to the intersection of Turner McCall Boulevard and Riverside Parkway Wednesday afternoon. James Lewis Posey, 46, of 112 Perkins St., faces weapons possession charges, reckless conduct and a traffic violation… Read more

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