Heritage First Headlines. Craze Boutique closing Monday. Mountains Ice Cream temporarily closed until March. Statewide flu deaths continue to rise. MLK Day Celebrations continue. Below freezing temps, wind chills in teens expected for next three days.

Heritage First Headlines. Craze Boutique closing Monday. Mountains Ice Cream temporarily closed until March. Statewide flu deaths continue to rise. MLK Day Celebrations continue. Below freezing temps, wind chills in teens expected for next three days.

    MORNING REPORT Business: Craze Boutique to close business on Monday. Mountains Ice Cream temporarily closed for updates, to reopen March 1st. Health: Statewide flu-related deaths rise to 31 this season as ‘widespread’ outbreak continues in Georgia. Number of deaths could easily surpass last year’s total of 44. Business: Shane Walley joins River City Bank… Read more

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Business: Craze Boutique to close business on Monday. Mountains Ice Cream temporarily closed for updates, to reopen March 1st.

Business: Craze Boutique to close business on Monday. Mountains Ice Cream temporarily closed for updates, to reopen March 1st.

After two and half years on Broad Street, Craze Boutique will be closing its doors on Monday at 231-A Broad Street. It’s final two days of business are today from 12-5 p.m. and Monday from 12-3 p.m. Owner Casie Autry, who previously had boutique stores in Calhoun and Dawsonville (at North Georgia Premium Outlets), says… Read more

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Statewide flu-related deaths rise to 31 this season as ‘widespread’ outbreak continues in Georgia. Number of deaths could easily surpass last year’s total of 44.

Statewide flu-related deaths rise to 31 this season as ‘widespread’ outbreak continues in Georgia. Number of deaths could easily surpass last year’s total of 44.

  The number of flu-related deaths in Georgia increased by nine through the week ending Jan. 11, with the season total now at 31, according to the latest summary from the Georgia Department of Public Health. With 18 more weeks to go in this year’s flu season, the number of flu-related deaths could easily surpass last… Read more

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Business: Shane Walley joins River City Bank as Vice President, Relationship Manager. Feb. 4 job fair set by corrections department.

Business: Shane Walley joins River City Bank as Vice President, Relationship Manager. Feb. 4 job fair set by corrections department.

  Media release: River City Bank announces the addition of Shane Walley as Vice President, Relationship Manager. In his role as a Relationship Manager, Shane’s focus will be on lending in the small business, consumer and residential sectors, including residential construction. He joins River City Bank with eight years of experience which includes branch management and lending. In… Read more

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration weekend continues today through Monday in Rome and Cartersville. Plus, special MLK Day exhibit at Rome History Museum.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration weekend continues today through Monday in Rome and Cartersville. Plus, special MLK Day exhibit at Rome History Museum.

The 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration continues in Rome today through Monday (Jan. 19-20). Below please find the calendar of activities for the event. Weekend Schedule SUNDAY, Jan. 19, 5 p.m. ECUMENICAL SERVICE-Garden Lakes Baptist Church-2200 Redmond Circle. Keynote Speaker-Rev. Timothy McDonald of Atlanta. Featuring the MLK JR. Community Choir. MONDAY, Jan. 20. Freedom March ,11:30 a.m. Pease… Read more

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Education: Georgia Northwestern nominates 7 for Rick Perkins Award of Excellence.

Education: Georgia Northwestern nominates 7 for Rick Perkins Award of Excellence.

  Faculty and staff at Georgia Northwestern Technical College have nominated seven of their peer instructors for the Rick Perkins Award of Excellence in Technical Instruction competition.The Rick Perkins Award honors the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) most outstanding instructors. The award has been an ongoing statewide event since 1991 and is designed to recognize… Read more

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Buzz: Daddy-Daughter Date Night returns to Truett’s Chick-fil-A on Feb. 29 and to Rockmart on Feb. 15. Rome BOE will have work session Tuesday.

Buzz: Daddy-Daughter Date Night returns to Truett’s Chick-fil-A on Feb. 29 and to Rockmart on Feb. 15. Rome BOE will have work session Tuesday.

The popular Daddy-Daughter Date Night returns to Truett’s Chick-fil-A in Rome on Saturday, Feb. 29. Reservations will open on Feb. 10. Watch Truett’s Chick-fil-A’s Facebook page for more details. The Chick-fil-A in Rockmart at 1500 Chattahoochee Drive will also host a Daddy-Daughter Date Night with a 50’s theme on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 4-7 p.m.  Reservations… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny, but much colder temps. Below freezing in low 20s, wind chills in teens expected for next three nights.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny, but much colder temps. Below freezing in low 20s, wind chills in teens expected for next three nights.

  OUTLOOK Temperatures will definitely feel more like winter this week. Sunshine, high near 43 today. Below freezing temps in low 20s expected for next three nights. FORECAST Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 43. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 22.… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Trion, Chattooga and Woodland win state wrestling championships. High school and college basketball updates. AFC and NFC Championships today to determine Super Bowl teams.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Trion, Chattooga and Woodland win state wrestling championships. High school and college basketball updates. AFC and NFC Championships today to determine Super Bowl teams.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.     Berry College’s Mason Kinsey shined in Saturday’s East-West Shrine Bowl in St. Petersburg. The East beat the West, 31-27. Forbes takes a closer look at Mason Kinsey’s chase of his NFL dream. Kinsey BASKETBALL/High school: Saturday: Boys: Kell 89, Rome 57.… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Zelma Lucille Clements, Mr. Leon Godfrey and Ms. Lakendra Rochelle Griffin

Obituaries: Mrs. Zelma Lucille Clements, Mr. Leon Godfrey and Ms. Lakendra Rochelle Griffin

Mrs. Zelma Lucille Clements, age 92, of Rome, passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020, in a local hospital. Mrs. Clements was born in Floyd County, Georgia on October 1, 1927, daughter of the late Robert Richard Cantrell and the late Josephine Wilkins Cantrell. She was a former employee of Coca-Cola of Rome and later… Read more

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Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia.

Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia.

    SAFETY TIPS: Track registered sex offenders in your community. Click Offender Watch Crime Mapping: See what crimes have been reported in your neighborhood. Crime Mapping Rome Police Department’s anonymous crime tip line. 706-236-5000. Click for details. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office partners with The Wanted Channel to provide an outlet to post wanted persons: Bartow’s… Read more

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2:55 p.m. update: Water service now restored to Garden Lakes community after Rome Water Department crews work 10 hours to find and repair leak.

2:55 p.m. update: Water service now restored to Garden Lakes community after Rome Water Department crews work 10 hours to find and repair leak.

2:55 p.m. update: City of Rome Water Department says crews have resolved the issue in Garden Lakes and water service has been restored to all customers. The water might be slow flowing at first as full pressure returns. 2:30 p.m. update: Rome Water Department reports crews are still out in Garden Lakes working on the situation.… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Three men held in Floyd County charged in plot to kill Bartow couple, overthrow government. Men connected to other ‘white supremacist’ group arrests this week. Cartersville man convicted in death of Courtney DeBois. Rain today, colder temps to follow.

Heritage First Headlines. Three men held in Floyd County charged in plot to kill Bartow couple, overthrow government. Men connected to other ‘white supremacist’ group arrests this week. Cartersville man convicted in death of Courtney DeBois. Rain today, colder temps to follow.

    MORNING REPORT Three men held on charges of attempting to kill Bartow couple, overthrow the government. WSJ article links Georgia men to others arrested in three other states. The documents in “exhibit 1” in the case against the three murder conspiracy/overthrow suspects. It references “television media” as future targets. (Obscene language). Guilty: Cartersville man convicted on… Read more

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First of two updates: Three men held on charges of attempting to kill Bartow couple, overthrow the government. WSJ article links Georgia men to others arrested in three other states.

First of two updates: Three men held on charges of attempting to kill Bartow couple, overthrow the government. WSJ article links Georgia men to others arrested in three other states.

Here’s the latest on the three men arrested by Floyd County Police and the FBI. The 20-page document follows.  THE LATEST Media release: A Floyd County man and two others from Georgia are currently in jail for charges that allege they were involved in a white supremacist group with plans to overthrow the government and murder a… Read more

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From Floyd County Police: The documents in “exhibit 1” in the case against the three murder conspiracy/overthrow suspects. It also references “television media” as future targets. Warning: Obscene language.

From Floyd County Police: The documents in “exhibit 1” in the case against the three murder conspiracy/overthrow suspects. It also references “television media” as future targets. Warning: Obscene language.

The following is a copy of the document identified as Exhibit 1 in this case.  We caution you that there are “f bombs” in parts of the 18-page document as well as some slurs. Likewise, there are references to plotting two murders and even mention of “future targets,” all being in the “television media.”  There… Read more

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Guilty: Cartersville man convicted on all charges in W. Va. court including distribution of fentanyl resulting in death of Courtney DuBois, whose remains were found at the Bartow County Landfill.

Guilty: Cartersville man convicted on all charges in W. Va. court including distribution of fentanyl resulting in death of Courtney DuBois, whose remains were found at the Bartow County Landfill.

  A West Virginia jury has convicted a Cartersville man in connection with the death of 20-year-old Courtney Nicole DuBois whose remains were found at the Bartow County Landfill in August 2018. According to WVNews.com, Terrick Robinson, 35, of Cartersville, was found guilty of all eight drug and gun charges, including distribution of fentanyl resulting in… Read more

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