Category Archives: Bartow

You can vote from 1 until 5 p.m. today in the primary. So far, more than 2,400 ballots have been cast. Sample ballots posted. Elections board meets Tuesday.

You can vote from 1 until 5 p.m. today in the primary. So far, more than 2,400 ballots have been cast. Sample ballots posted. Elections board meets Tuesday.

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 second week… Read more

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Health: Floyd EMS earns regional honors; executive director Bud Owens honored.

Health: Floyd EMS earns regional honors; executive director Bud Owens honored.

Media release: Floyd EMS has been awarded the Region 1 EMS Service of the Year Award for the fifth time, and Bud Owens, executive director, has also earned the Dr. Virginia Hamilton Special Achievement Award for 2022. Floyd EMS is the designated ambulance service provider to residents of Floyd County in northwest Georgia and Cherokee County… Read more

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Weekend: Wizard of Oz at the DeSoto. Traffic alert in Bartow.

Weekend: Wizard of Oz at the DeSoto. Traffic alert in Bartow.

SUNDAY The Wizard of Oz. Show time at the DeSoto Theatre on Broad Street is 2:30 p.m. Sunday. From Rome Little Theatre, the show is directed by Mandy Maloney; produced by Daphne Arthur; with musical direction by James Willis and choreography by Hannah Camacho. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for students and seniors and $15 per… Read more

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3 COVID patients in Rome hospitals. Testing site at Coosa Valley Fairgrounds closed Saturday.

3 COVID patients in Rome hospitals. Testing site at Coosa Valley Fairgrounds closed Saturday.

Rome hospitals update: 3 COVID patients on Friday, no change. Atrium Floyd Health: 2 patients, no change. AdventHealth Redmond: 1 patient, no change. Highest since pandemic began: 221 on Sept. 10, 2021. Lowest since pandemic began: 2 on June 1, 2020. The latest report from the CDC’s COVID tracker shows Northwest Georgia remains in the low transmission area as… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Week: So much for spring. Upper 80s into next week and then low 90s through Thursday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Week: So much for spring. Upper 80s into next week and then low 90s through Thursday.

  OUTLOOK We normally see highs in the low 80s in May, around 87 in June and up to 90 in July. Not this year. Source: The Weather Channel. FORECAST Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Cartersville advances to 5A baseball championship next Saturday; Cedartown plays deciding game Monday. Berry Softball in regional championship today at 1:30 p.m. Trion girls fall in state tennis showdown in Rome. Ws for Rome, Atlanta Braves.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Cartersville advances to 5A baseball championship next Saturday; Cedartown plays deciding game Monday. Berry Softball in regional championship today at 1:30 p.m. Trion girls fall in state tennis showdown in Rome. Ws for Rome, Atlanta Braves.

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 win fifth straight; win 7-1. Home vs. Winston-Salem through today. At Aberdeen next Tuesday-Sunday. Catch… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Weekend wrap: Schroeder’s has more tweaks for Broad Street; Nagel’s Bagels due in Cartersville. Advance voting Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the elections office. Cartersville in state baseball championship series.

First National Community Bank headlines. Weekend wrap: Schroeder’s has more tweaks for Broad Street; Nagel’s Bagels due in Cartersville. Advance voting Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the elections office. Cartersville in state baseball championship series.

Today’s first headlines: 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. Secretary of state disqualifies Jeff Lewis from state Senate race; appeal planned You can vote today in the primary. So far, more than… Read more

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Newsletter: Greene’s security needs behind high-priced SUV, six-digit protection costs, campaign says. Rome’s Gretchen Corbin on lottery’s 30th anniversary. Updates on sushi — and craft beer. A packed Peaks & Valleys.

Newsletter: Greene’s security needs behind high-priced SUV, six-digit protection costs, campaign says. Rome’s Gretchen Corbin on lottery’s 30th anniversary. Updates on sushi — and craft beer. A packed Peaks & Valleys.

POPCORN & POLITICS: It’s not easy being Greene. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s congressional opponents are turning wheels with a copy of a $92,679.60 vehicle purchase for a “campaign vehicle” in November. But, according to her team, there’s more to it than tax, tag and title — as well as much more about her overall security. A search… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Your spread of weekend afternoon highs: 82 today, 86 Saturday, 89 on Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Your spread of weekend afternoon highs: 82 today, 86 Saturday, 89 on Sunday.

  OUTLOOK A little cooler today but then right back up to the upper 80s by Sunday. FORECAST Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind around 5 mph. Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Darlington two-time wrestling champion Alan Cordero signs with University of the Cumberlands. State track and field updates. Special guest at Model. AdventHealth Stadium to host 4A, 5A state championship games (Cartersville, Cedartown still in the hunt). Berry Softball begins NCAA run today. Rome Braves win, 3-2.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Darlington two-time wrestling champion Alan Cordero signs with University of the Cumberlands. State track and field updates. Special guest at Model. AdventHealth Stadium to host 4A, 5A state championship games (Cartersville, Cedartown still in the hunt). Berry Softball begins NCAA run today. Rome Braves win, 3-2.

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 walk it off for a win, 3-2. Media release: The Braves’ Alec Barger would take over… Read more

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Rome Braves win in a walk off, 3-2. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Rome Braves win in a walk off, 3-2. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

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A different look at the meeting on the mound prior to Thursday’s Braves-Dash game. By Mills Fitzner.

A different look at the meeting on the mound prior to Thursday’s Braves-Dash game. By Mills Fitzner.

The pregame ritual of exchanging lineup cards and other key updates. The Rome Braves went on to get the win, 3-2, over Winston-Salem. Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Newsletter on Greene’s $92,000 SUV, $45,000 monthly security tab; Georgia Trend’s Q & A with Lottery’s Gretchen Corbin; sushi, craft beer updates. Changes in state Senate race?

First National Community Bank headlines. Newsletter on Greene’s $92,000 SUV, $45,000 monthly security tab; Georgia Trend’s Q & A with Lottery’s Gretchen Corbin; sushi, craft beer updates. Changes in state Senate race?

Today’s first headlines: Newsletter: Friday edition. Greene’s security needs behind high-priced SUV, six-digit protection costs, campaign says. Rome’s Gretchen Corbin on lottery’s 30th anniversary. Updates on sushi — and craft beer. A packed Peaks & Valleys. Also today: State judge says Jeff Lewis should be disqualified in state Senate 52 race with Hufstetler, Keeney; secretary… Read more

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Weekend: Peace Officers Memorial is today at 11 a.m. Darlington begins next round of graduations. Wizard of Oz at the DeSoto. Traffic alert in Bartow.

Weekend: Peace Officers Memorial is today at 11 a.m. Darlington begins next round of graduations. Wizard of Oz at the DeSoto. Traffic alert in Bartow.

FRIDAY FRIDAY-SATURDAY Darlington’s commencement weekend speakers will include retiring Dean of College Guidance Sam Moss (’63) at Baccalaureate and Darlington trustee Gretchen Corbin, president and CEO of the Georgia Lottery Corp., at commencement. Baccalaureate will take place Friday, May 13, at 7 p.m. in Morris Chapel. Commencement will be held Saturday, May 14, at 9:30 a.m.… Read more

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