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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: 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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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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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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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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Georgia Health News: WellStar Health System to partner with Northwest Georgia Oncology Center to bring chemotherapy services to Cartersville, Hiram.

Georgia Health News: WellStar Health System to partner with Northwest Georgia Oncology Center to bring chemotherapy services to Cartersville, Hiram.

  By Andy Miller Georgia Health News WellStar Health System announced a partnership Friday with Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers (NGOC) to enhance community-based cancer care in the northwest Atlanta suburbs. The Marietta-based oncology group’s main service is providing chemotherapy infusion to cancer patients. The locations that will serve WellStar patients in this partnership will be… Read more

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Buzz: Cartersville Medical Center names 2018 Frist Humanitarian Volunteer Award winner. ‘As Time Goes By Garden’ at Clocktower to be dedicated May 8. Registration underway for Viking Explorers Gifted and Talented Summer Camp.

Buzz: Cartersville Medical Center names 2018 Frist Humanitarian Volunteer Award winner. ‘As Time Goes By Garden’ at Clocktower to be dedicated May 8. Registration underway for Viking Explorers Gifted and Talented Summer Camp.

  Cartersville Medical Center volunteer Evelyn Mullreed has been named the recipient of the 2018 Frist Humanitarian Volunteer Award. Created in 1971, the Frist Humanitarian Award honors outstanding individuals for their humanitarian and volunteer activities. Mullreed has been a volunteer at Cartersville Medical Center for over 20 years. She typically serves in the outpatient registration… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: More rain expected today, clearing this afternoon. Chilly start to Easter Sunday around 41 degrees, but sunshine will warm temps to near 73. Latest weather cancellations.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: More rain expected today, clearing this afternoon. Chilly start to Easter Sunday around 41 degrees, but sunshine will warm temps to near 73. Latest weather cancellations.

  OUTLOOK Another quarter of an inch of rain expected today with 70% rain chance, clearing later this afternoon. Cooler temps today with high near 57 and low of 39 tonight. After a chilly start to Easter Sunday, temperatures should rise to near 73 with sunshine. CANCELLATIONS: YMCA Grizzard Park will be closed Saturday, April… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves lose 2-0 at Greenville. Positive Athlete names regional winners. GHSA State Tournament updates for soccer, tennis and baseball. G-Day Game today. Berry wraps up spring football.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves lose 2-0 at Greenville. Positive Athlete names regional winners. GHSA State Tournament updates for soccer, tennis and baseball. G-Day Game today. Berry wraps up spring football.

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   Berry Golf update: The Berry College men’s golf team jumped to No. 21 in the latest Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll following a dominant outing at the Rhodes Spring Classic. Berry sits behind Southern Athletic Association (SAA)… Read more

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After post-storm analysis, Hurricane Michael upgraded to Category 5 at time of landfall in Oct. 2018 with wind intensity of 160 mph when it slammed into Florida’s panhandle.

After post-storm analysis, Hurricane Michael upgraded to Category 5 at time of landfall in Oct. 2018 with wind intensity of 160 mph when it slammed into Florida’s panhandle.

  From the NOAA’s National Hurricane Center: Scientists at NOAA’s National Hurricane Center conducted a detailed post-storm analysis on all the data available for Hurricane Michael and have determined that the storm’s estimated intensity at landfall was 140 knots (160 mph). This final wind intensity is a 5 knot (5 mph) increase over the operational estimate and… Read more

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Business: Updates on ‘East Bend’ (the site formerly known as Kmart in East Rome). Now named, the TAD application goes before the City Commission on Monday.

Business: Updates on ‘East Bend’ (the site formerly known as Kmart in East Rome). Now named, the TAD application goes before the City Commission on Monday.

    Look for demolition work to begin at the former Kmart site and its nearly 20 acres this summer as the Ledbetters’ newly christened “East Bend” comes to life. There are a few hurdles left, including the Rome City Commission’s blessing a fourth tax allocation district at Monday’s 6:30 p.m. meeting, which is pretty… Read more

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