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First National Community Bank headlines. GHC interim president resigning; former Shorter, Darlington basketball coach Chad Warner takes assistant job at Furman. Final five days of advance voting begin.

First National Community Bank headlines. GHC interim president resigning; former Shorter, Darlington basketball coach Chad Warner takes assistant job at Furman. Final five days of advance voting begin.

Today’s first headlines: Newsmakers: Dr. Dana Nichols, interim GHC president, resigning June 30. Former Shorter, Darlington basketball coach Chad Warner joins Furman staff. State patrol: Accident victim, who got out of his van at the scene, then struck by two vehicles and dies. Final week of advance voting begins. Ballot and sample ballots a click… Read more

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Newsmakers: Dr. Dana Nichols, interim GHC president, resigning June 30. Former Shorter, Darlington basketball coach Chad Warner joins Furman staff.

Newsmakers: Dr. Dana Nichols, interim GHC president, resigning June 30. Former Shorter, Darlington basketball coach Chad Warner joins Furman staff.

interim at ghc   Another change coming to Georgia Highlands this summer: Dr. Dana Nichols, a longtime member of the Georgia Highlands College community who has served as interim president since Don Green left, plans to leave June 30. Her normal duties include serving as provost and chief academic officer, a position she was appointed… Read more

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State patrol: Accident victim, who got out of his van at the scene, then struck by two vehicles and dies.

State patrol: Accident victim, who got out of his van at the scene, then struck by two vehicles and dies.

  From the Georgia State Patrol; a final report is due on Monday: On Thursday, May 12, 2022, at 10:55 p.m., troopers from Post 3 Cartersville responded to a three-vehicle crash on Burnt Hickory Road at Mission Road in Bartow County.  A silver Saturn SUV and a white Ford Transit van were involved in a… Read more

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Final week of advance voting begins. Ballot and sample ballots a click away. Elections board meets Tuesday evening.

Final week of advance voting begins. Ballot and sample ballots a click away. Elections board meets Tuesday evening.

THE LATEST Latest advance/absentee voting numbers: Advance ballots cast May 2-12: 2,211. Absentee ballots mailed/received April 26 through May 12: 569 requested and mailed / 197 received / 5 rejected. Click here to track the advance and absentee ballot counts. To request an absentee ballot, please call 706-291‑5167 From the secretary of state:  As the third week of… Read more

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Ahead of the Headlines: River clean-up set for today; how to help. Floyd Board of Education meeting, too. Development authorities meet Tuesday, Wednesday.

Ahead of the Headlines: River clean-up set for today; how to help. Floyd Board of Education meeting, too. Development authorities meet Tuesday, Wednesday.

MONDAY Floyd County Public Works will close Industrial Park Boulevard beginning at Highway 27 to Superior Drive  to perform paving operations.  Residents needing access to Superior Drive will be detoured to Booze Mountain Road.  Floyd County Board of Education meeting.  Caucus will begin at 5 p.m., the board meeting at 6. Agenda TUESDAY The Rome… Read more

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Total eclipse of the moon… the ‘blood moon’ at that. Photos from the National Weather Service.

Total eclipse of the moon… the ‘blood moon’ at that. Photos from the National Weather Service.

  While you were sleeping… : There was a total lunar eclipse over our area and much of North American late Sunday into today. The National Weather Service says the timing was from 11:29 p.m. until 12:53 a.m. Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid 80s today, Tuesday; low 90s Wednesday into Saturday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid 80s today, Tuesday; low 90s Wednesday into Saturday.

  OUTLOOK No records but we’re in for a hot finish to this week. FORECAST Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. North wind around 5 mph.… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Berry Softball wins NCAA regional, 6-1; next at home vs. opponent TBA. Cedartown vs. LaGrange today for spot in 4A baseball championship series. Rome, Atlanta Braves go 0 for Sunday.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Berry Softball wins NCAA regional, 6-1; next at home vs. opponent TBA. Cedartown vs. LaGrange today for spot in 4A baseball championship series. Rome, Atlanta Braves go 0 for Sunday.

Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-9 p.m. self-serve, dining room, drive-through until 10 p.m., curbside, Door Dash. Mount Berry Mall, 7 a.m. curbside breakfast; 9 a.m. inside; open until 8:30 p.m. Shipping Container, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. All Monday-Saturday. BASEBALL   The Rome Braves fall 5-1, just missing sweep of Winston-Salem. Highlight: Lisandro Santos entered the day’s contest without… Read more

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The Rome Braves took 5 out of 6 games from Winston-Salem. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

The Rome Braves took 5 out of 6 games from Winston-Salem. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

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Scenes from the ball park over the weekend. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Scenes from the ball park over the weekend. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

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Obituaries: Mr. Martavious Johnson, Mrs. Jane W. Riley, Ms. Deloris Ann Roberts.

Obituaries: Mr. Martavious Johnson, Mrs. Jane W. Riley, Ms. Deloris Ann Roberts.

  Ms. Deloris Ann Roberts, age 66, of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, May 12th, 2022. Services celebrating her life will be held on Monday, May 16, 2022 2:00 P.M. in the chapel of Wright Memorial Mortuary, Inc. Mr. Martavious Johnson, age 40, of Rome transitioned May 13, 2022. Complete arrangements are forthcoming. F.K.… Read more

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CrimeWatch: Arrests in Northwest Georgia plus fire reports brought to you by Big Dan’s Car Wash.

CrimeWatch: Arrests in Northwest Georgia plus fire reports brought to you by Big Dan’s Car Wash.

  About this page:  Updates from the Floyd County Jail three times a day: 4 and 8 a.m., and 8 p.m The latest each day from the Bartow County Jail.  Reports from the Polk County Jail (weekdays). Updates from Cartersville Police and Bartow County Fire and Emergency Services. Plus: Safety, crime-fighting tips. Floyd County Jail:  4 a.m.… Read more

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Photos from Darlington’s commencement ceremony plus a link to watch the recorded event.

Photos from Darlington’s commencement ceremony plus a link to watch the recorded event.

You can watch the ceremony by clicking the arrow below: Read more

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Weekend Wrap: Something brewing at Schroeder’s on Broad. Coming soon in Cartersville: Nagel’s Bagels, the Shop. Executive promotions at Atrium Health Floyd. Braves’ World Series Trophy due in Calhoun.

Weekend Wrap: Something brewing at Schroeder’s on Broad. Coming soon in Cartersville: Nagel’s Bagels, the Shop. Executive promotions at Atrium Health Floyd. Braves’ World Series Trophy due in Calhoun.

WHAT’S ON RADAR   Those Schroeder’s folks are at it again. Coming off a pretty big update already at Schroeder’s New Deli at 406 Broad St. earlier this year, now there is something cooking in the storied courtyard area. We’ll keep an eye on it.   Nagel’s Bagels opening store on Main Street in Cartersville… Read more

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