Category Archives: Polk

Politics: Secretary of State certifies results from Nov. 6 election. Next up: Runoff on Dec. 4 for Secretary of State, Public Service Commission.

Politics: Secretary of State certifies results from Nov. 6 election. Next up: Runoff on Dec. 4 for Secretary of State, Public Service Commission.

From Secretary of State: Today Georgia Secretary of State Robyn A. Crittenden certified the election results of the November 6, 2018 General Election. In accordance with judicial orders and state law, counties have submitted their certified election results. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 21-2-499, after receipt of certified election results from all county election superintendents, the Secretary… Read more

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

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

About this report: We update CrimeWatch around 5:30 each weekday morning as well as at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Weekend reports will post a bit later. We also add the Bartow County Jail report between 5:30 and 6 a.m. weekdays and throughout the weekend. The Polk County Jail report usually is posted between 8… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports extra: Berry Vikings stomp Maryville, 31-0, to advance to second round of NCAA Division III playoffs next weekend.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports extra: Berry Vikings stomp Maryville, 31-0, to advance to second round of NCAA Division III playoffs next weekend.

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 Vikings soundly defeated Maryville, 31-0, in the first round of the NCAA Division III football playoffs today at Valhalla Stadium. Box score The Vikings now advance to round two and will Mary Hardin-Baylor on Nov. 24, time and place to… Read more

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AJC: Plans for $35 million aviation academy at Paulding County’s airport is hitting some turbulence.

AJC: Plans for $35 million aviation academy at Paulding County’s airport is hitting some turbulence.

  From the AJC: A developer seeking to commercialize Paulding County’s airport has filed a lawsuit against the Paulding airport authority, alleging the authority breached its contract and had concealed plans for an aviation academy announced by Gov. Nathan Deal in October. It’s the latest in a series of lawsuits filed over the Paulding airport and efforts… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Broad Street building sold, Colosseum Escape Rooms expanding. Abrams ends run for Governor. Search underway for new Executive Director of Rome-Floyd Commission on Children. Sports updates.

Heritage First Headlines: Broad Street building sold, Colosseum Escape Rooms expanding. Abrams ends run for Governor. Search underway for new Executive Director of Rome-Floyd Commission on Children. Sports updates.

MORNING EDITION Business: Broad Street building sold as tenants, Colosseum Escape Rooms, expanding by end of year. Rome-Floyd County Development Authority schedule Tuesday meeting to discuss future of entity. Business Search underway for new Executive Director of Rome-Floyd Commission on Children and Youth as Carol Willis set to retire in March 2019. Search Politics: Stacey Abrams ends… Read more

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Business: Broad Street building sold as tenants, Colosseum Escape Rooms, expanding by end of year. Rome-Floyd County Development Authority schedule Tuesday meeting to discuss future of entity.

Business: Broad Street building sold as tenants, Colosseum Escape Rooms, expanding by end of year. Rome-Floyd County Development Authority schedule Tuesday meeting to discuss future of entity.

The building at 608 Broad Street, home of Colosseum Escape Rooms, has been sold. According to listing agent Debra McDaniel with Toles, Temple and Wright, new owners Cindy and Garry Fricks closed on the property Friday afternoon. Colosseum Escape Rooms will continue to lease space in the building and are currently in the process of… Read more

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Education: Woodland High Marching Band participating in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Honors for Berry communications students and Viking Fusion.

Education: Woodland High Marching Band participating in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Honors for Berry communications students and Viking Fusion.

From Bartow County Schools: The Woodland High School Marching Band will be participating in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Sunday marks the Wildcat’s last rehearsal before they leave for the BIG APPLE! 257 Students, staff, and chaperones are making the once-in-a-lifetime trip! You can catch the big performance on Thanksgiving Day on NBC between 11:25-11:45! They… Read more

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Buzz: Salvation Army’s Coat Drive begins Nov. 23-Dec.21. Blood Assurance blood drive on Black Friday. Chieftains Museum to celebrate 200 years in 2019.

Buzz: Salvation Army’s Coat Drive begins Nov. 23-Dec.21. Blood Assurance blood drive on Black Friday. Chieftains Museum to celebrate 200 years in 2019.

From the Salvation Army of Rome: New and gently used coats and winter gear will be accepted Nov. 23-Dec. 21 at the following locations: ServiceMaster by Twins Rome Cleaners Hawthorn Suites Maximum One Realty River City Bank The Salvation Army All sizes are needed, from newborn to adult 4X. This year’s goal is to provide any… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Frost advisory this morning followed by sunshine, high near 62. A repeat on Sunday. Flood warning continues for parts of Coosa River.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Frost advisory this morning followed by sunshine, high near 62. A repeat on Sunday. Flood warning continues for parts of Coosa River.

  OUTLOOK Frost advisory in effect until 9 a.m. Saturday. After the chilly start, there will be sunshine, high near 62, same expected on Sunday. THE RIVERS Flood warning canceled for Armuchee Creek. Flood warning for the Coosa River at Plant Hammond:  The river was at 573 and falling; flood stage is 570 feet. Impact:… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome, Darlington, Cartersville, Calhoun and Rockmart advance to state quarterfinals. Berry hosts Maryville in round one of playoffs today. Harbin Turkey Trot 5K in Cartersville today.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome, Darlington, Cartersville, Calhoun and Rockmart advance to state quarterfinals. Berry hosts Maryville in round one of playoffs today. Harbin Turkey Trot 5K in Cartersville today.

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. Tickets on sale for Saturday’s Berry Vikings vs. Maryville in round one of the NCAA Division III football playoffs kicking off a noon today.  Ticket prices will be $10 for adults, $5 for students with student identification, children under 12 and seniors.… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Friday.

FLOYD No reports BARTOW ARMANDO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT 3 S DIXIE AVE CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 Last Inspection Score: 87 MOE’S SOUTHWEST GRILL 402 E CHURCH ST STE 101 CARTERSVILLE, GA 30121 Last Inspection Score: 100 BANGIN BURGERS & WINGS 1131 NORTH TENNESSEE ST CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 Last Inspection Score: 84 IRON HORSE KITCHEN LLC 14 RAILROAD… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Scores from tonight’s seven high school playoffs games. Saturday: Berry hosts Maryville at Valhalla to open college football playoffs.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Scores from tonight’s seven high school playoffs games. Saturday: Berry hosts Maryville at Valhalla to open college football playoffs.

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. Tickets on sale for Saturday’s Berry Vikings vs. Maryville in round one of the NCAA Division III football playoffs kicking off a noon Saturday.  Ticket prices will be $10 for adults, $5 for students with student identification, children under 12 and seniors.… Read more

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Updated Ware Mechanical Weather: Frost advisory in effect through 9 a.m. Saturday. Area rivers still at, near flood stage but cresting. Sunny and 62 on Saturday and Sunday.

Updated Ware Mechanical Weather: Frost advisory in effect through 9 a.m. Saturday. Area rivers still at, near flood stage but cresting. Sunny and 62 on Saturday and Sunday.

  THE CHILL The NWS has issued a frost advisory in effect from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday. The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Frost Advisory, which is in effect from 1 AM to 9 AM EST Saturday. * TEMPERATURES…In the lower to middle 30s. * TIMING…Overnight and early Saturday… Read more

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