Category Archives: Polk

State Patrol: Investigation continues into single-vehicle accident on U.S. 27 late Saturday that saw Cedartown resident ejected.

State Patrol: Investigation continues into single-vehicle accident on U.S. 27 late Saturday that saw Cedartown resident ejected.

From the Georgia State Patrol: Vehicle no. 1, a late model Ford Explorer, was traveling south on U.S. 27 in the inside lane of travel.  It began to rotate counter clockwise, picking up on the two driver-side wheels.  The vehicle struck the guardrail with its undercarriage continuing south.   The Explorer then began to flip, ejecting… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines. Dos Bros just about ready (plus more dining notes). Rome Business Group has a different networking idea. One Table 2019 photos. John McClellan’s high school picks for Friday. Weather: Summer refuses to leave.

Latest Heritage First Headlines. Dos Bros just about ready (plus more dining notes). Rome Business Group has a different networking idea. One Table 2019 photos. John McClellan’s high school picks for Friday. Weather: Summer refuses to leave.

  MORNING REPORT Dining: Dos Bros Fresh Mexican Grill targets late September opening. Crawdaddy’s parks food truck for now. Aventine’s preview. Shannon restaurant for sale.  Dining Rome Business Group building through referrals, relationships with twice-monthly meetings. Business ‘One Table’ draws crowd for community dinner bridging races, cultures of Rome and Floyd County. One Table Another cat mauled… Read more

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Dining: Dos Bros Fresh Mexican Grill targets late September opening. Crawdaddy’s parks food truck for now. Aventine’s preview. Shannon restaurant for sale.

Dining: Dos Bros Fresh Mexican Grill targets late September opening. Crawdaddy’s parks food truck for now. Aventine’s preview. Shannon restaurant for sale.

  With the hash tag #thebrosarecoming, the folks behind Dos Bros Fresh Mexican Grill off Shorter Avenue are teasing a late September opening. That’s right on target with the guestimate from one of the chain’s founders in an interview with Hometown Headlines around three months ago (background). Hiring is under way with this information from… Read more

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Rome Business Group building through referrals, relationships with twice-monthly meetings.

Rome Business Group building through referrals, relationships with twice-monthly meetings.

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net Over the last five years, the Rome Business Group has been growing local businesses by building relationships, educating each other and exchanging referrals.  Now with 35 members, each representing a different business category in Rome, the RBG hopes to increase its membership by the end of the year. President Moriah Medina, with… Read more

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‘One Table’ draws crowd for community dinner bridging races, cultures of Rome and Floyd County. 12 photos.

‘One Table’ draws crowd for community dinner bridging races, cultures of Rome and Floyd County. 12 photos.

            >>Link to 47 additional photos. One Community United’s ‘One Table’ draw a crowd that spans the Oostanaula River. The 2019 edition of One Table along the Chief John Ross Pedestrian Bridge in Downtown Rome drew area residents from all corners for a community dinner Sunday evening. Proceeds from the… Read more

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Newscast: Our audio edition of the headlines with our Weekend Observations — it was an emotional one.

Newscast: Our audio edition of the headlines with our Weekend Observations — it was an emotional one.

-Listen by clicking the above arrow or even easier, click here. As your news week begins…: Dos Bros Fresh Mexican Grill targets late September opening. Crawdaddy’s parks food truck for now. Aventine’s preview. Shannon restaurant for sale. Rome Business Group building through referrals, relationships with twice-monthly meetings. Wonderful turnout Sunday evening for One Table 2019.… Read more

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Ahead of the headlines this week: More roundabouts in Bartow; League of Women Voters talks Census, redistricting; Saturday rabies clinic.

Ahead of the headlines this week: More roundabouts in Bartow; League of Women Voters talks Census, redistricting; Saturday rabies clinic.

Farmer’s Gin Co. , coming soon to 401 W. Third St., seeks a beer, wine and liquor pouring license from Rome ‘s Alcohol Control Commission on Monday at 5 p.m. at City Hall. Among the other agenda items: Issue a new Beer Package License at Manny Food Mart Inc., 1416 N. Broad St., Unit B, to Maninder… Read more

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Buzz: CRBI hopes to have 500 new/renewed members by Sept. 30; how and why to join. Georgia gas prices rise 4 cents a gallon.

Buzz: CRBI hopes to have 500 new/renewed members by Sept. 30; how and why to join. Georgia gas prices rise 4 cents a gallon.

  The Coosa River Basin Initiative’s membership campaign is well under way. The goal for Sept. 30: 500 new or renewed memberships. The organization, charged with supporting clean water in the Upper Coosa River basin, also: Tests for bacteria at popular boat ramps in Rome and Cartersville. Attracted more than a quarter of a million dollars… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: More upper 90s through Wednesday and then a slight break starting Thursday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: More upper 90s through Wednesday and then a slight break starting Thursday.

  OUTLOOK Another round of highs in the upper 90s with no heat relief due until Thursday. Not a drop of rain in the seven-day forecast, either. FORECAST Monday: Sunny, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 67. North wind around 5… Read more

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John McClellan’s high school picks: Rome by 13 over no. 3 Carrollton; Darlington, Cartersville, Unity, Calhoun, Rockmart to remain undefeated.

John McClellan’s high school picks: Rome by 13 over no. 3 Carrollton; Darlington, Cartersville, Unity, Calhoun, Rockmart to remain undefeated.

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.   By John McClellan For Hometown Headlines Rome’s one-point win over state-ranked and unbeaten Kell, Pepperell’s victory over previously undefeated Heritage, and Rockmart’s convincing win over defending Class 2A state champion Heard County highlighted a weekend of high school football that… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: John McClellan’s high school picks for this Friday. Ranks: Both high school and college. Berry no. 13 in D3 football poll. Latest on Charlie Culberson. Atlanta Falcons win late, 24-20.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: John McClellan’s high school picks for this Friday. Ranks: Both high school and college. Berry no. 13 in D3 football poll. Latest on Charlie Culberson. Atlanta Falcons win late, 24-20.

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.     Late touchdown puts the Falcons on top at the end, 24-20, vs. the Eagles: The Falcons are now 1-1 for the regular season after a 24-20 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. This is Atlanta’s first win against the… Read more

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Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia.

Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia.

  SAFETY TIPS: 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. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office partners with The Wanted Channel to provide an outlet to post wanted persons: Bartow’s most… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports updates. High schools: Cartersville, Rockmart remain no. 1. Rome holds at no. 7, Darlington and Calhoun, both in the third spots. Colleges: SEC dominates AP Top 25 with five teams in the top nine.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports updates. High schools: Cartersville, Rockmart remain no. 1. Rome holds at no. 7, Darlington and Calhoun, both in the third spots. Colleges: SEC dominates AP Top 25 with five teams in the top nine.

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.     High school football rankings: According to the AJC: 5A: Rome (2-1) holds at no. 7 after beating no. 10 Kell, 21-20. 4A: Cartersville (3-0) remains no. 1. 3A: Also 3-0, Calhoun holds at no. 3. 2A: Rockmart, at 3-0,… Read more

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Forsyth Sheriff’s Office: Calhoun man, 20, among 24 arrested in child sex sting.

Forsyth Sheriff’s Office: Calhoun man, 20, among 24 arrested in child sex sting.

Jackson Cain Butler, 20, of Calhoun In context: Twenty-four suspects, including 20-year-old Jackson Cain Butler of Calhoun, have been arrested in a massive child sex sting conducted by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office. Charges include Computer or Electronic Pornography and Child Exploitation Prevention Act and Trafficking of Persons for Labor or Sexual Servitude Media release:… Read more

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Business: Evergreen Patio opening new location this week in Downtown Cave Spring featuring handcrafted outdoor furniture and firepits.

Business: Evergreen Patio opening new location this week in Downtown Cave Spring featuring handcrafted outdoor furniture and firepits.

  Evergreen Patio will be opening their new location at 14 Mill Street in Downtown Cave Spring with a grand opening celebration this Thursday, Sept. 19. Festivities will include a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. and open house. From Evergreen Patio’s Facebook page: “It has been a long year for Evergreen Patio and our… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Mamma Mia continues today at DeSoto. Next weekend: Rome Shakespeare Festival, Mamma Mia and Walk with a Doc.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Mamma Mia continues today at DeSoto. Next weekend: Rome Shakespeare Festival, Mamma Mia and Walk with a Doc.

EVENTS Sunday: Rome Little Theatre presents “Mamma Mia!” at the Historic DeSoto Theater. ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father… Read more

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