Category Archives: Bartow

Heritage First Headlines: Broad Street news: New name needed for popular local brew; Former ‘Oh! Baby’ space now available. Synovus analyst gives economy update. Off-duty Floyd jail officer injured helping Rome Police. Extras needed for film in Rockmart.

Heritage First Headlines: Broad Street news: New name needed for popular local brew; Former ‘Oh! Baby’ space now available. Synovus analyst gives economy update. Off-duty Floyd jail officer injured helping Rome Police. Extras needed for film in Rockmart.

    MORNING EDITION Business: ‘Downtown Brown’ name gets a bit litigious so Rome City Brewing Co. wants you to name that brew. Oh! Baby space now available on Broad Street.  Brewed on Broad Business: Synovus analyst Dan Morgan walks Rome audience through ‘The Most Joyless Bull Market Ever’ but remains ‘relatively positive’ about the economy.  Synovus… Read more

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Business: Synovus analyst Dan Morgan walks Rome audience through ‘The Most Joyless Bull Market Ever’ but remains ‘relatively positive’ about the economy.

Business: Synovus analyst Dan Morgan walks Rome audience through ‘The Most Joyless Bull Market Ever’ but remains ‘relatively positive’ about the economy.

    Don’t ask Dan Morgan about the impact of “Trade Wars” with China. He’ll assume you’re with the media and are fixated on one of the minimal players causing investors anxiety in what he calls “The Most Joyless Bull Market Ever.” Armed with a data dump that would make CNBC blush with envy and… Read more

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Business: ‘Downtown Brown’ name gets a bit litigious so Rome City Brewing Co.  wants you to name that brew. Oh! Baby space now available on Broad Street.

Business: ‘Downtown Brown’ name gets a bit litigious so Rome City Brewing Co. wants you to name that brew. Oh! Baby space now available on Broad Street.

Trouble brewing over Rome City Brewing’s ‘Downtown Brown’ name — so pick a new handle: One of the top selling beers brewed on Broad by Rome City Brewing Co. is known as “Downtown Brown.” And for good reason. It is an excellent beer, brown in color and it is produced downtown — as in 333… Read more

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Buzz: New Jon Stewart film seeking extras for Rockmart filming. Isakson hosting Military Service Academy Day with Loudermilk on April 27. Rome and Floyd Commission meeting agendas.

Buzz: New Jon Stewart film seeking extras for Rockmart filming. Isakson hosting Military Service Academy Day with Loudermilk on April 27. Rome and Floyd Commission meeting agendas.

Rockmart will be on the ‘big screen’ again soon as Jon Stewart’s new movie “Irresistible” starring Steve Carell is now casting talent to work on scenes filming in Atlanta and Rockmart. The film will be a political satire feature, but no other details have been released yet. According to projectcasting.com, producers are looking for talent… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Gorgeous spring weekend ahead with sunshine, temps in upper 60’s. High fire danger today. Rain returns on Monday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Gorgeous spring weekend ahead with sunshine, temps in upper 60’s. High fire danger today. Rain returns on Monday.

  OUTLOOK A gorgeous spring weekend ahead with sunshine, temps near 66 today and up to 70 on Sunday. High fire danger conditions are today with relative low humidity. Rain returns Monday with isolated to scattered thunderstorms as a cold front moves through the area. FORECAST Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 66. North wind around 5… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Emily Claytor named head girls basketball coach at Pepperell. High school baseball updates. NCAA March Madness scores, today’s schedule.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Emily Claytor named head girls basketball coach at Pepperell. High school baseball updates. NCAA March Madness scores, today’s schedule.

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 Emily Claytor named head girls basketball coach at Pepperell High; 2005 Dragon honor grad. Emily Claytor A unique homecoming: Rome High Baseball plans to play behind the levee on Monday for its home game against Hiram. The Wolves have been… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

FLOYD HAWTHORN SUITES – CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 100 W SECOND AVE ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 97 LONG JOHN SILVERS / A&W 1603 TURNER MCCALL BLVD ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 87 MISS JULIA’S CAFÉ (VFW) 2632 CEDARTOWN HWY ROME, GA 30162 Last Inspection Score: 91 BARTOW COUNTRY INN & SUITES 43 SR 20… Read more

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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: Thursday 1 / 2 / 3 /… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update: Emily Claytor named head girls basketball coach at Pepperell High; 2005 Dragon honor grad.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update: Emily Claytor named head girls basketball coach at Pepperell High; 2005 Dragon honor grad.

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.   Media release: Pepperell High School announces Emily Claytor is the new head girls basketball coach. Claytor played college basketball at Truett-McConnell College and later at the University of North Georgia under Coach Buffie Burson. “I am thrilled about this decision. I… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Chick-fil-A buys 50-acre Bartow site; distribution center expected. Changing face of Martha Berry continues with doctor’s office. Big results, arrests in separate drug raids. Education updates including student honors, competition. Sunny, upper 60s this weekend.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Chick-fil-A buys 50-acre Bartow site; distribution center expected. Changing face of Martha Berry continues with doctor’s office. Big results, arrests in separate drug raids. Education updates including student honors, competition. Sunny, upper 60s this weekend.

    LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Business: Look for Chick-fil-A to build its first distribution center on 50 acres of I-75 north off Cartersville. WXIA/Business Chronicle say purchase price was $3.7 million. Chick-fil-A Business: Next likely upgrade for Martha Berry Boulevard — new office for Dr.… Read more

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Business: Look for Chick-fil-A to build its first distribution center on 50 acres off I-75 north of Cartersville. WXIA/Business Chronicle say purchase price was $3.7 million.

Business: Look for Chick-fil-A to build its first distribution center on 50 acres off I-75 north of Cartersville. WXIA/Business Chronicle say purchase price was $3.7 million.

  The answer is: A distribution center, the first for the emerging no. 3 fast food chain in America. The question is: What does Chick-fil-A want with 50 acres in the  Cartersville Business Park just off I-75 at Cassville-White Road? We asked that question to corporate more than two weeks ago after receiving a tip that… Read more

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Business: Next likely upgrade for Martha Berry Boulevard — new office for Dr. Stephan LaPointe’s Georgia Foot and Ankle Specialists.

Business: Next likely upgrade for Martha Berry Boulevard — new office for Dr. Stephan LaPointe’s Georgia Foot and Ankle Specialists.

The transformation of Martha Berry Boulevard in Rome has been roughly one spot, a year at a time. Down goes an older building, usually in need of substantial upgrades if not replacement, and in comes a new one. Drug stores, restaurants, a tire shop — one by one, changes have come somewhat slowly but also… Read more

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Updated: Rome-Floyd Metro Drug Task Force seizes  $14,420 cash, 5.84 pounds of pot, pills, eight weapons in North Floyd case; one arrested. ‬ Polk County Drug Task Force, in separate case, arrests one, seizes cash, drugs.

Updated: Rome-Floyd Metro Drug Task Force seizes $14,420 cash, 5.84 pounds of pot, pills, eight weapons in North Floyd case; one arrested. ‬ Polk County Drug Task Force, in separate case, arrests one, seizes cash, drugs.

‪ The Rome-Floyd Metro Drug Task Force seized drugs and weapons on Thursday with K9 Lex during a raid in north Floyd County. Totals include: $14,420 cash, 5.84 pounds of marijuana, four rifles, four pistols and prescription pills. ‬We’ll have updates on arrests and other information later today. Task Force members were responding to a… Read more

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