Crimewatch: Updates from Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County law enforcement.

Crimewatch: Updates from Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County law enforcement.

  Community safety: 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. Floyd County Jail 4 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 p.m. Polk County Jail report:  Friday Cartersville Police reports: April 17 1… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: He is Risen! Celebrating Easter, list of area church services. F-18 Hornet flies into Rome on training mission. Night to Shine Night of Worship coming on April 28. Flu deaths at 35 statewide. Chilly morning, but warmer this afternoon.

Heritage First Headlines: He is Risen! Celebrating Easter, list of area church services. F-18 Hornet flies into Rome on training mission. Night to Shine Night of Worship coming on April 28. Flu deaths at 35 statewide. Chilly morning, but warmer this afternoon.

  MORNING REPORT He is Risen! Wishing you a blessed Easter Sunday.  Celebrating a Risen Savior: Updated list of Easter Sunday services at area churches including sunrise and sunset events. Easter Heard a loud buzz through Rome Saturday morning? It was an F-18 Hornet flying into Russell Field as part of Naval Reserve training mission. Hornet Night… Read more

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Heard a loud buzz through Rome Saturday? It was an F-18 Hornet flying into Russell Field as part of Naval Reserve training mission.

Heard a loud buzz through Rome Saturday? It was an F-18 Hornet flying into Russell Field as part of Naval Reserve training mission.

  Several folks in Rome reported a loud buzz or large plane coming through Rome on Saturday morning. Turns out it was an F-18 Hornet flying through to land at Rome’s Russell Field. The plane was flown by Rome native and Navy pilot Lt. Commander Robert Hortman, Jr., who flew into town for the weekend… Read more

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Night to Shine Night of Worship coming next Sunday, April 28 at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church featuring ‘Just As I Am’ choir

Night to Shine Night of Worship coming next Sunday, April 28 at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church featuring ‘Just As I Am’ choir

It’s been nearly three months since the Night to Shine special needs prom event sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation was held on Feb. 8 at 655 locations around the globe including locally at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church. In order to give the 175 guests who participated in the Rome event an opportunity to reconnect, the church is hosting… Read more

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Health: As flu activity drops to low level, flu deaths now at 35 statewide. CDC reports this season to be longest in a decade.

Health: As flu activity drops to low level, flu deaths now at 35 statewide. CDC reports this season to be longest in a decade.

    One additional flu death was reported for the week ending April 13, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. Activity in the state is now at a low level with regional cases and one new outbreak. There have been a total of 35 flu-related deaths for this year’s season that began Sept. 30,… Read more

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Despite Saturday’s wet and chilly conditions, still a great turnout to kickoff the 2019 season of Harbin Clinic’s Walk with a Doc events

Despite Saturday’s wet and chilly conditions, still a great turnout to kickoff the 2019 season of Harbin Clinic’s Walk with a Doc events

  Despite Saturday’s wet and chilly conditions, more than 60 people participated in today’s Harbin Clinic Walk with a Doc event. Harbin Clinic Internal Medicine physicians Drs. Amar and Poonam Singh talked about the benefits of walking for your health. Dr. Singh told the crowd that just walking for 5 minutes every hour can have… Read more

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Buzz: Floyd Commission meets Tuesday. Compassionate Paws hosting three sessions for those interested in serving as pet therapy teams.

Buzz: Floyd Commission meets Tuesday. Compassionate Paws hosting three sessions for those interested in serving as pet therapy teams.

The Floyd County Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in the Community Room, Suite 206, on the second floor of the Floyd County Administration Building, 12 East 4th Avenue, Rome, Georgia. Caucus will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Commissioners Caucus Room, Suite 204, followed by the Board Meeting at 6:00 p.m.  The meetings are open… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Dense fog advisory until 9 a.m. A chilly start for Easter Sunrise services with temp near 40 degrees. Sunny skies will warm to near 72 this afternoon. Even warmer on Monday. Flood warning continues for Coosa River at Plant Hammond.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Dense fog advisory until 9 a.m. A chilly start for Easter Sunrise services with temp near 40 degrees. Sunny skies will warm to near 72 this afternoon. Even warmer on Monday. Flood warning continues for Coosa River at Plant Hammond.

  OUTLOOK Dense fog advisory until 9 a.m. with visibilities of quarter mile or less. A chilly start to Easter Sunrise services today with temperatures around 40 degrees. The sunshine will quickly warm up temps with a high near 72 later today. Warmer near 80 degrees on Monday. More rain possible Thursday and Friday. Flood… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves win 5-4 over Greenville. First round pairings for GHSA State Baseball, Soccer tournaments. G-Day Game updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves win 5-4 over Greenville. First round pairings for GHSA State Baseball, Soccer tournaments. G-Day Game updates.

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. SPORTS HEADLINES   Georgia’s G-Day Spring Game: The Red Team outlasted the Black Team, 22-17. Click here for analysis from Dawg Nation. BASEBALL Rome Braves take game three from Greenville, 5-4. Media release: The youngest player on the Rome roster carried them to… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Willie Gordon Crews, Jr., Teddy Lewis McCraw and Mrs. Alexis Rose Sorrells Whatley

Obituaries: Mr. Willie Gordon Crews, Jr., Teddy Lewis McCraw and Mrs. Alexis Rose Sorrells Whatley

Mrs. Alexis Rose Sorrells Whatley, age 32,of Rome, Ga. transitioned April 15,2019. Service for Mrs. Alexis Rose Sorrells Whatley will be Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 1 pm at Greater Refuge Ministries of Rome, Ga. Mrs. Alexis Sorrells Whatley will lie instate from 12 noon until the funeral hour. Interment will follow at Eastview Cemetery.… Read more

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Updated: He is Risen! Easter Sunday services at area churches including sunrise and sunset events, plus photos.

Updated: He is Risen! Easter Sunday services at area churches including sunrise and sunset events, plus photos.

EASTER SUNDAY SERVICES St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 101 E. Fourth Ave., Rome. April 20 – Easter Vigil at 9 p.m. April 21 – Easter services at 9 and 11:15 a.m. Breakfast served between services, nursery available. St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 911 N. Broad St., Rome: Easter Vigil: 8:30 p.m., bilingual service. Easter: 8, 9:30, 9:35,… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Flood warning issued for Coosa River at Plant Hammond

Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Flood warning issued for Coosa River at Plant Hammond

  Flood warning issued for Coosa River at Plant Hammond in Floyd County. At 2 p.m., river was at 570.1 feet and rising. Flood stage is 570 feet. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD WARNING FOR THE COOSA RIVER NEAR PLANT HAMMOND. * FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Another special sales tax? Floyd Sheriff’s Office employee fired, then arrested. YMCA to offer cancer survivor program. Easter services and weather updates.

Heritage First Headlines: Another special sales tax? Floyd Sheriff’s Office employee fired, then arrested. YMCA to offer cancer survivor program. Easter services and weather updates.

  MORNING REPORT Another special sales tax? Local officials discussing possible transportation tax to help pave roads in addition to current $9.5 million in 2017 SPLOST and other state funds. T-SPLOST Floyd Sheriff: FCSO employee fired following incident that occurred at her home earlier this week; she was already the focus of an internal affairs… Read more

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Another special sales tax? Local officials discussing possible transportation tax to help pave roads in addition to current $9.5 million in 2017 SPLOST and other state funds.

Another special sales tax? Local officials discussing possible transportation tax to help pave roads in addition to current $9.5 million in 2017 SPLOST and other state funds.

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net There’s been lots of chatter this week about a possible Transportation Special Local Option Sales Tax (T-SPLOST) since it was discussed during Wednesday’s Floyd County Commission planning session. The key word here is “possible” T-SPLOST because that is all it is at this point…no action or vote has been taken on… Read more

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Floyd Sheriff: FCSO employee fired following incident that occurred at her home earlier this week; she was already the focus of an internal affairs investigation.

Floyd Sheriff: FCSO employee fired following incident that occurred at her home earlier this week; she was already the focus of an internal affairs investigation.

  From Floyd County Sheriff’s Office: On April 18, 2019, Kayra Edwards was terminated from her employment with the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office by Chief Deputy Tommy McGuire. Warrants were taken out for Ms. Edwards by the Rome City Police Department today, April 19, 2019, following an investigation into an incident that occurred on Wednesday April… Read more

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