Heritage First Headlines. Newsletter: Armuchee restaurant spot making a comeback? Team behind proposed 1,018-home development meeting neighbors tonight. Peaks & Valleys. Rome’s Buffalo Wild Wings hiring; Cartersville dining updates. Campaign season heats up.

Heritage First Headlines. Newsletter: Armuchee restaurant spot making a comeback? Team behind proposed 1,018-home development meeting neighbors tonight. Peaks & Valleys. Rome’s Buffalo Wild Wings hiring; Cartersville dining updates. Campaign season heats up.

Heritage First Headlines: The Hometown Newsletter: -Something’s up at Armuchee restaurant vacant for 4 years. -Developers behind 1,018-home subdivision meeting with neighbors tonight. -Extreme makeover for Martha Berry. -Peaks & Valleys: 5 storylines to consider (and maybe reconsider). Dining: Hiring under way for Buffalo Wild Wings due in Rome. Chipotle opens in Cartersville; Texas Roadhouse… Read more

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Newsletter: Something’s up at Armuchee restaurant vacant for 4 years. Developers behind 1,018-home subdivision meeting with neighbors tonight.  Extreme makeover for Martha Berry. Peaks & Valleys: 5 storylines to consider (and maybe reconsider).

Newsletter: Something’s up at Armuchee restaurant vacant for 4 years. Developers behind 1,018-home subdivision meeting with neighbors tonight. Extreme makeover for Martha Berry. Peaks & Valleys: 5 storylines to consider (and maybe reconsider).

Today’s jump start: As we begin to think about all the residential development proposed — at least 1,400 homes and apartments in Greater Rome alone with another 500-plus near Calhoun, these items on a Monday morning:   What’s brewing at 3989 Martha Berry Highway? Four years ago, La Conquista Mexican Grill moved from 3989 Martha Berry… Read more

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Dining: Hiring under way for Buffalo Wild Wings due in Rome. Chipotle opens in Cartersville; Texas Roadhouse next.

Dining: Hiring under way for Buffalo Wild Wings due in Rome. Chipotle opens in Cartersville; Texas Roadhouse next.

      Hiring under way for Buffalo Wild Wings in Rome: Crews have been inside the former O’Charley’s off Turner McCall in recent days, likely prepping for the conversion to Northwest Georgia’s first Buffalo Wild Wings. We’re still digging for projected opening dates. For now, we’re seeing “help wanted” jobs pop up for the… Read more

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Campaign Watch: Five candidate forums, one redistricting panel and seven days left to register to vote in Nov. 2 elections make for busy in local politics. ine and a look at the upcoming redistricting battle.

Campaign Watch: Five candidate forums, one redistricting panel and seven days left to register to vote in Nov. 2 elections make for busy in local politics. ine and a look at the upcoming redistricting battle.

From the League: “Please join us for this virtual panel where we will discuss fair redistricting in Georgia. Questions may be submitted in advance to Terri Morgan at terrilmorgan1036@gmail.com. Speakers include: Lee Cagle, Professor, West Georgia University Jack Genberg, Senior Staff Attorney, Southern Poverty Law Center Karen Davenport, Board Member, Fair Districts GA Register in… Read more

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Harbin Clinic Headlines: Meet the 10 doctors joining Harbin Clinic this summer.

Harbin Clinic Headlines: Meet the 10 doctors joining Harbin Clinic this summer.

Welcome to the latest edition of Harbin Clinic Headlines. As Harbin Clinic celebrates 150 years of caring for Northwest Georgians, the state’s largest privately owned, physician-led healthcare organization continues to grow with the community it serves. This summer, 10 new physicians are joining Harbin Clinic, representing the specialties of Cardiology, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Rheumatology, Pediatrics, and… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Late blast of summer on the way with highs in the upper 80s; our skies should be mostly clear.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Late blast of summer on the way with highs in the upper 80s; our skies should be mostly clear.

  OUTLOOK Summer makes a quick return by midweek with highs in the upper 80s. We’re normally right at 80 for this time of year. FORECAST Monday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Calm wind. Tuesday: Sunny, with a… Read more

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John McClellan’s high school football predictions: Wins for Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun, Cedartown. Could be a rough night for Darlington, Armuchee.

John McClellan’s high school football predictions: Wins for Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun, Cedartown. Could be a rough night for Darlington, Armuchee.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Self-serve, drive-through, curbside, Door Dash. Mount Berry Mall, 7 a.m. curbside breakfast; 9 a.m. inside; open until 8:30 p.m. Shipping Container, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. All Monday-Saturday. And then there were three. Cedartown, with its loss to Calhoun, and Trion, with its defeat by Bowdon, fell from… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: First win of the season for the Atlanta Falcons, 17-14. John McClellan’s high school picks. High school, college rankings. Atlanta Braves’ magic number now 5; Mississippi Braves win AA-South championship.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: First win of the season for the Atlanta Falcons, 17-14. John McClellan’s high school picks. High school, college rankings. Atlanta Braves’ magic number now 5; Mississippi Braves win AA-South championship.

Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Self-serve, drive-through, curbside, Door Dash. Mount Berry Mall, 7 a.m. curbside breakfast; 9 a.m. inside; open until 8:30 p.m. Shipping Container, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. All Monday-Saturday. WE ARE YOUR 2021 DOUBLE-A SOUTH CHAMPIONS🥳🥳 pic.twitter.com/QwZZUB6Stm — Mississippi Braves (@mbraves) September 27, 2021 Congratulations to the Mississippi Braves, AA South champions… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Johnnie Dale Ledbetter, Mr. Davey Joe Roberson.

Obituaries: Mrs. Johnnie Dale Ledbetter, Mr. Davey Joe Roberson.

Mrs. Johnnie Dale Ledbetter, age 70, of Rome transitioned September 24, 2021. Complete arrangements are forthcoming. F. K. Jones Funeral Home.   Mr. Davey Joe Roberson, age 64, of Rockmart, GA, passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at his residence. Mr. Roberson was born on October 16, 1956, in Floyd County, GA, son of… Read more

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CrimeWatch: Arrests in Northwest Georgia brought to you by Big Dan’s Car Wash.

CrimeWatch: Arrests in Northwest Georgia brought to you by Big Dan’s Car Wash.

  About this page:  Updates from the Floyd County Jail three times a day: 4 and 8 a.m., and 8 p.m The latest each day from the Bartow County Jail.  Reports from the Polk County Jail (weekdays). Updates from Cartersville Police. Plus: Safety, crime-fighting tips. Floyd County Jail:  4 a.m.  8 a.m.  8 p.m. Cartersville Police reports… Read more

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Claremont House dazzles in new trailer for ‘Stranger Things’ season four.

Claremont House dazzles in new trailer for ‘Stranger Things’ season four.

The Claremont House is the star of the recently released trailer for season four of Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things.’ It opens with a family pulling up to move in, set in the1950s. That Hallmark Channel  feeling doesn’t last long before things start going south — a dead animal first and then apparently people. Flash forward decades… Read more

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Vaccine rates show why deaths surging in NW Georgia. A record 167 residents have died from COVID this month; just 35% of us have been fully vaccinated and first-dose cases dip.

Vaccine rates show why deaths surging in NW Georgia. A record 167 residents have died from COVID this month; just 35% of us have been fully vaccinated and first-dose cases dip.

  Northwest Georgia’s health departments will begin offering booster shots to eligible people who previously had Pfizer vaccine on Monday. The recommendations for COVID vaccine booster shots are:  People 65 years and older, and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least six months after their Pfizer-BioNTech… Read more

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COVID has killed 1,003 Northwest Georgians. 140 virus patient in Rome hospitals.

COVID has killed 1,003 Northwest Georgians. 140 virus patient in Rome hospitals.

THE LATEST From Public Health: “The free COVID-19 test site at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds will be open Sunday, Sept. 26 from Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.” FRIDAY 5 more die in Northwest Georgia: 3 in Floyd, 1 each in Gordon and Polk. 1,003 now dead from COVID in NW Georgia, either as virus victims… Read more

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What’s ahead this week: Floyd County Board of Equalization appeals hearings moved starting Monday. No school for Rome students; Rome City Commission meeting; Floyd commissioners, too.

What’s ahead this week: Floyd County Board of Equalization appeals hearings moved starting Monday. No school for Rome students; Rome City Commission meeting; Floyd commissioners, too.

MONDAY: Rome City Schools closed today; vaccinations available at college and career academy. Change of venue: “All Floyd County Board of Equalization appeals hearings have been forced to be moved to the second floor of the Historic Courthouse, located at 4 Government Plaza, Room 203, beginning on Monday, Sept. 27. Parking will be available in… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny and warmer at least through Thursday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny and warmer at least through Thursday.

  OUTLOOK Warmer days return, mid 80s into midweek. FORECAST Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 54. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Monday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Monday Night: Mostly… Read more

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