Category Archives: Bartow

Coosa High junior Justin Hammons, born without the ability to see the Christmas colors of red and green, gets his miracle thanks to family and friends.

Coosa High junior Justin Hammons, born without the ability to see the Christmas colors of red and green, gets his miracle thanks to family and friends.

Justin Hammons gets an early gift that lights up his life: The 16-year-old Coosa High junior was born with Deuteranomaly, one of the most common types of red-green color blindness. His mother, Carla Maddox Hammons, had told him she’d get him a pair special glasses to enhance his ability to see those colors and more. He decided… 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.

From Rome Police: ‘Zero Tolerance’ now through Jan. 1: Operation Zero Tolerance runs through Jan. 1. Traffic volumes are historically at the highest levels during these peak travel and holiday periods. Officers will be utilizing traffic safety checkpoints and concentrated patrols to target high crash corridors which have been identified through crash data analysis. Don’t Drink… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update: Rome, Cartersville both no. 4 in final high school football rankings of 2019. Darlington no. 10 in A-private; Rockmart no. 7 in AA.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update: Rome, Cartersville both no. 4 in final high school football rankings of 2019. Darlington no. 10 in A-private; Rockmart no. 7 in AA.

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.     The final high school rankings of the 2019 season as reported by the AJC: 5A: Rome: no. 4 with a 9-3 record. Buford is no. 1. 4A: Cartersville: no. 4 with a 12-1 record. Blessed Trinity is no. 1.… Read more

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Cartersville newspaper outlines massive growth plan by LakePoint that seeks TAD assistance; news comes on ninth annivesary of Emerson project’s announcement.

Cartersville newspaper outlines massive growth plan by LakePoint that seeks TAD assistance; news comes on ninth annivesary of Emerson project’s announcement.

Sunday’s edition of The Daily Tribune News in Cartersville has an exhaustive report on plans for accelorated development of LakePoint’s northern campus. What’s proposed: “LakePoint is looking for the Bartow County government to designate about 798 acres in Emerson as a TAD, with up to $78.5 million in bond debt for the expansion project issued… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Mule House Wood Fire Pizza opening in Cartersville. Nearly 800 local children helped by Christmas with a Cop, Sheriff’s Santa. Meet the Heart of the Community award honorees.

Heritage First Headlines. Mule House Wood Fire Pizza opening in Cartersville. Nearly 800 local children helped by Christmas with a Cop, Sheriff’s Santa. Meet the Heart of the Community award honorees.

Morning Report Cartersville newspaper outlines massive growth plan by LakePoint that seeks TAD assistance; news comes on ninth annivesary of Emerson project’s announcement. A closer look. Dining: Six years in the making, Cartersville couple opening The Mule House Wood Fire Pizza truck this week offering lunch service off U.S. 41 at Main Street. The Spirit of… Read more

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Dining: Six years in the making, Cartersville couple opening The Mule House Wood Fire Pizza truck this week offering lunch service off U.S. 41 at Main Street.

Dining: Six years in the making, Cartersville couple opening The Mule House Wood Fire Pizza truck this week offering lunch service off U.S. 41 at Main Street.

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net After six years of dreaming, Cartersville natives Nick and Kayla Philliber are opening their Mule House Wood Fire Pizza truck this week. Combining Nick’s years of restaurant experience working with Chick-fil-A, along with their mad cooking skills and a tasty new product, the Phillibers can’t wait to share their new wood fire… Read more

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The Spirit of the Season: Nearly 800 local children will have brighter Christmas thanks to Christmas with a Cop, Sheriff’s Santa, Shop with a Hero programs.

The Spirit of the Season: Nearly 800 local children will have brighter Christmas thanks to Christmas with a Cop, Sheriff’s Santa, Shop with a Hero programs.

        Christmas will be brighter for some 75 Rome and Floyd County children thanks to the efforts of the Coosa Valley Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) and the 2019 edition of Christmas with a Cop (formerly known as Shop with a Cop). Saturday’s 18th annual event was staged at the Walmart in… Read more

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Heart of the Community: From a Roman with decades of service to those in need to a teenage entrepreneur who’s raised nearly $40,000 for Open Door Home, meet this year’s ‘unsung heroes.’

Heart of the Community: From a Roman with decades of service to those in need to a teenage entrepreneur who’s raised nearly $40,000 for Open Door Home, meet this year’s ‘unsung heroes.’

  Media release: Ten of Rome’s “unsung” heroes will be honored at the Feb. 8th Heart of the Community Awards of Honor gala called An Affair of the Heart. For 33 years, Redmond Regional Medical Center has been the presenting sponsor for these awards which recognize individuals whose commitment through volunteer service has made this community… Read more

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Christmas events: Almost 20 photos from the Cave Spring parade. Between the Rivers Neighborhood Association hangs greens. Pictures with Santa Paws on Dec. 21. ‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ today at DeSoto.

Christmas events: Almost 20 photos from the Cave Spring parade. Between the Rivers Neighborhood Association hangs greens. Pictures with Santa Paws on Dec. 21. ‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ today at DeSoto.

    Today: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, DeSoto Theatre. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is the touching story of the unruly Herdman siblings as they wreak havoc during the rehearsals for a local church’s Christmas pageant. Despite their grimy faces and tattered clothes, the Herdmans – “the worst kids in the history of the world”-… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Partly sunny today, near 60. Rain returns Monday and much cooler temps on Tuesday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Partly sunny today, near 60. Rain returns Monday and much cooler temps on Tuesday.

  OUTLOOK Patchy fog possible this morning. Partly sunny with high near 60. Rain to return Monday with heavy rainfall possible Monday night. Much cooler temps expected Tuesday. FORECAST Sunday: Areas of fog between 8am and 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Sunday… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Half Marathon results. Calhoun alum Tre Lamb hired at Gardner-Webb. High school basketball updates. GHSA State football championships.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Half Marathon results. Calhoun alum Tre Lamb hired at Gardner-Webb. High school basketball updates. GHSA State football championships.

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.     More than 200 runners took place in Saturday’s Rome Half Marathon at State Mutual Stadium. In addition to the 13.1-mile Half Marathon, the event that is presented by GoGo Running and Redmond Regional Medical Center included a 5-kilometer race. For complete results: Click here… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update: Photo gallery and results from today’s Rome Half Marathon and 5K

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update: Photo gallery and results from today’s Rome Half Marathon and 5K

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. For complete results from today’s Rome Half Marathon and 5K: Click here More than 200 runners took part in today’s Rome Half Marathon and 5K at State Mutual Stadium presented by GoGo Running and Redmond Regional Medical Center. For more Half Men’s Winner –… Read more

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Photo gallery: Rome Braves Pancake Breakfast supports the Braves’ Miracle Field. By Mills Fitzner.

Photo gallery: Rome Braves Pancake Breakfast supports the Braves’ Miracle Field. By Mills Fitzner.

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Ball Corp. groundbreaking set for Jan. 14 on multimillion-dollar aluminum cup plant; development authority meets Tuesday morning.

Ball Corp. groundbreaking set for Jan. 14 on multimillion-dollar aluminum cup plant; development authority meets Tuesday morning.

    The expansion by Ball Corp. — the most significant development of the year in Northwest Georgia — will be one of the first stories of the new year as well (background). The company has a groundbreaking set for Jan. 14, according to the agenda for this Tuesday’s meeting of the Rome Floyd County… Read more

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