Category Archives: Bartow

Health: Harbin Clinic Family Medicine and Pediatrics offices in Cartersville and Adairsville holding flu-shot clinics. Health Department now offering flu vaccines as well.

Health: Harbin Clinic Family Medicine and Pediatrics offices in Cartersville and Adairsville holding flu-shot clinics. Health Department now offering flu vaccines as well.

Harbin Clinic Family Medicine Cartersville and Pediatrics Cartersville – both located at 150 Gentilly Blvd. – are giving patients easy ways to bolster their flu resistance. Harbin Clinic Family Medicine Cartersville is now offering walk-in flu vaccines for all current patients during the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 8… Read more

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Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: 10 events this weekend from fall bazaar to One Community United’s One Table to the beer festival and a community health fair.

Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: 10 events this weekend from fall bazaar to One Community United’s One Table to the beer festival and a community health fair.

  Hometown Headlines’ Weekend Guide is sponsored by Lawrence Plantation. Below please find some of the key events for this Friday through Sunday. To be included in future editions, please send a quick summary in an email — no PDFs, no flyers — to druck@hometownheadlines.com.  WEEKEND WEATHER Another sizzler — 91 later today. Relief possible by… Read more

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Education: Floyd County students participate in Cardboard Boat Challenge. Gordon and Calhoun students participate in Sources of Strength Training.

Education: Floyd County students participate in Cardboard Boat Challenge. Gordon and Calhoun students participate in Sources of Strength Training.

Fifth grade students from every Floyd County elementary school participated in the 1st annual Cardboard Boat Challenge at Georgia Highlands College on Friday. The event was put together by the Instructional Technology Department of Floyd County Schools. Nathan Medley, the Boat Challenge organizer, put forth a challenge to all 5th graders at each elementary school… Read more

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Buzz: New license plate supports Georgia Pet Foundation. Updates on Rome Little Theatre endowment fund. “Hallelujah Comedy Club” coming Oct. 27. Spooky Museum returns Oct. 13.

Buzz: New license plate supports Georgia Pet Foundation. Updates on Rome Little Theatre endowment fund. “Hallelujah Comedy Club” coming Oct. 27. Spooky Museum returns Oct. 13.

Georgia Pet Foundation’s mission is to end pet overpopulation in Georgia by funding statewide spay/neuter programs in local communities. The organization raises the bulk of their funds through the sale of their recently introduced specialty license plate. Funds raised will be allocated to accepted programs through a grant application process. Averaged out over the span… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Fall officially arrives tonight, but we won’t see any cooler temperatures any time soon.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Fall officially arrives tonight, but we won’t see any cooler temperatures any time soon.

  OUTLOOK Fall officially arrives tonight at 9:54 p.m. during the fall equinox, but we won’t see any cooler temperatures any time soon. Mostly sunny today, high near 91. We do have a 20-30% rain chance this weekend, more possible early next week. FORECAST Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Wins for Rome, Pepperell, Model, Unity, Cartersville, Calhoun, Rockmart, Trion. Tough loss for Darlington. Berry and Shorter on road today.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Wins for Rome, Pepperell, Model, Unity, Cartersville, Calhoun, Rockmart, Trion. Tough loss for Darlington. Berry and Shorter on road today.

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 Friday’s scores: 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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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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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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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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