Category Archives: Bartow

CrimeWatch: Updates on arrests across Northwest Georgia.

CrimeWatch: Updates on arrests across Northwest Georgia.

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

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16 patients with COVID-19 in Floyd, Redmond hospitals, up 2 from Tuesday. A record 2,946 new cases between Tuesday and Wednesday in Georgia. Statewide, more than 700 deaths in June.

16 patients with COVID-19 in Floyd, Redmond hospitals, up 2 from Tuesday. A record 2,946 new cases between Tuesday and Wednesday in Georgia. Statewide, more than 700 deaths in June.

  Hospital reports: 16 virus patients at Floyd, Redmond as of Wednesday, up two. Statewide, 111 more hospitalizations.  Floyd: 12 patients testing positive; none awaiting tests. Redmond Regional: 4 patients testing positive; none awaiting results. In context: On April 19, Floyd reported 13 patients testing positive while Redmond had eight for a total of 21. Together, they had… Read more

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Updated: State again rejects Floyd’s bid to offer adult open heart surgery.

Updated: State again rejects Floyd’s bid to offer adult open heart surgery.

  Floyd Healthcare Management’s bid for open heart surgery service rejected again: The state Department of Community Affairs has rejected Floyd Medical Center’s recent push to launch adult open heart surgery, the latest development in a a two-year battle that intensified recently with a marketing push “More Heart for Northwest Georgia.” The campaign, featuring Black… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Second Polk resident dies; 14 hospitalized at Floyd, Redmond; new cases up 53 in a day. No Rome Braves, minor league baseball in 2020. State rejects Floyd’s open heart surgery push. Home sales down 20.5% in May. Independence Day starts in Cave Spring, ends over Rome.

Heritage First Headlines. Second Polk resident dies; 14 hospitalized at Floyd, Redmond; new cases up 53 in a day. No Rome Braves, minor league baseball in 2020. State rejects Floyd’s open heart surgery push. Home sales down 20.5% in May. Independence Day starts in Cave Spring, ends over Rome.

Today’s top headlines: 14 patients with COVID-19 in Floyd, Redmond hospitals on Tuesday; 4 others awaiting test results. Second Polk resident dies. Local positive tests jump by 53 from Monday.  2020 season of the Rome Braves — and minor league baseball — officially canceled. What Braves’ fans need to know. Health: State again rejects Floyd’s… Read more

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You’re out: 2020 season of the Rome Braves — and minor league baseball — officially canceled. What Braves’ fans need to know.

You’re out: 2020 season of the Rome Braves — and minor league baseball — officially canceled. What Braves’ fans need to know.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Drive-through and Door Dash. Mount Berry Mall, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. (curbside, carryout, Door Dash). Shipping Container, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. All Monday-Saturday. Earlier from Hometown:  The potential loss of the entire Rome Braves season having impact on team, fans and community. Stadium improvements continue in down time.… Read more

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Business: Home sales down 20.5% but prices mixed for Northwest Georgia homebuyers, sellers in May vs. a year earlier.

Business: Home sales down 20.5% but prices mixed for Northwest Georgia homebuyers, sellers in May vs. a year earlier.

It was a sluggish May for home sales in Northwest Georgia, based on stats from the previous year. It is another downtown that can be blamed on the pandemic even though online interest in the home market was very high. The Greater Rome Board of Realtors saw nearly a 38 percent drop in sales in May,… Read more

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Independence Day 2020: Armuchee Ruritan Club has flags flying already; a timely new flag at Saint Mary’s School courtesy of Coosa Valley Credit Union. Plus: Fireworks, parades on the way.

Independence Day 2020: Armuchee Ruritan Club has flags flying already; a timely new flag at Saint Mary’s School courtesy of Coosa Valley Credit Union. Plus: Fireworks, parades on the way.

The flags are back out along Martha Berry Highway in celebration of our nation’s birthday, courtesy of the Armuchee Ruritan Club. The club would like to thank the following businesses and institutions for allowing us to place flags for the Independence Day holiday: Landmark Restaurant, Mapco, RaceTrac, Atlanta Postal Credit Union, Easy Living Yamaha, Subway,… Read more

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Rant: There is crying in baseball after all. Plus today’s headlines.

Rant: There is crying in baseball after all. Plus today’s headlines.

  Listen by clicking the above arrow or the SoundCloud post below. RANT OF THE DAY: What time is it? Cryin’ time. They’re called The K Club, a ragtag bunch of longtime buddies who double as the mayors of Section 206. Anchored by Ernie “The K-man” Studard, Randy Van Horn, Bill Pelfrey, their brides and… Read more

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Buzz: Work to begin soon on stabilizing U.S. 27 (Taylor’s Ridge) in Chattooga County. DOT suspending holiday weekend road work.

Buzz: Work to begin soon on stabilizing U.S. 27 (Taylor’s Ridge) in Chattooga County. DOT suspending holiday weekend road work.

Media release: The first of two phases of stabilizing Highway 27 on Taylor Ridge will begin soon after The Georgia Department of Transportation recently awarded a contract for the first round of repairs to the roadway. Construction is expected to start in the next three to four months and be followed by a second round… Read more

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Politics: District 14 GOP hopefuls John Cowan, Marjorie Taylor Greene in  televised debate July 19-20. Floyd Democrats set virtual meeting for Thursday.

Politics: District 14 GOP hopefuls John Cowan, Marjorie Taylor Greene in televised debate July 19-20. Floyd Democrats set virtual meeting for Thursday.

District 14 GOP hopefuls John Cowan, Majorie Taylor Greene in televised debate July 19-20:  The Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series will host primary election runoff debates for Congressional District 14. The debate series will take place on Sunday, July 19. All debates will live stream in partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting. The debates will be… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Maybe a half-inch of rain today, more storms possible. Independence Day: 89 with a 40% rain chance.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Maybe a half-inch of rain today, more storms possible. Independence Day: 89 with a 40% rain chance.

  FORECAST Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. It’s official: No Rome Braves this year. New look, focus for Berry College athletics online.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. It’s official: No Rome Braves this year. New look, focus for Berry College athletics online.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Drive-through and Door Dash. Mount Berry Mall, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. (curbside, carryout, Door Dash). Shipping Container, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. All Monday-Saturday.   You’re out: 2020 season of the Rome Braves — and minor league baseball — officially canceled. What Braves’ fans need to know. Click Braves… Read more

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Dining: Homestead taking a break. Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

Dining: Homestead taking a break. Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

  From The Homestead Restaurant in Rome: “We will be closed from July 2 through July 9; reopening on Friday, July 10, at 5 p.m.”   FLOYD Stonebridge Grill, 91. Log Cabin Smokehouse,  84. Popeye’s, 96. Gondola’s, 98. BARTOW Coconuts, Cartersville, 100. Cracker Barrel, Adairsville, 91. Mangnuson hotel, Adairsville, 100. Wendy’s, Ga. 20, 95. GORDON Holiday… Read more

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Cartersville man now faces murder, three other counts following Sunday evening shooting.

Cartersville man now faces murder, three other counts following Sunday evening shooting.

  THE LATEST Bartow County Jail reports show the suspect in the Sunday evening murder of a Cartersville woman now faces four counts, including murder. David Aaron Turner of 31 Crump Road is charged with murder, aggravated assault with a gun, aggravated battery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, the latest jail… Read more

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Business: Prime downtown Rome spot on the market for $450,000 — with parking.

Business: Prime downtown Rome spot on the market for $450,000 — with parking.

A key corner in the downtown neighborhoods is on the market for $450,000, offering 5,160 square feet and 17 dedicated parking spots. The current home of The Tree of Life Bible Society at 710 E. First St. is listed as the society “has outgrown this building and will be relocating in the Rome area,” according… Read more

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