Category Archives: Gordon

Heritage First Headlines: Cave Spring Distilling Co. moving quickly thanks to ‘yes’ vote; poised to be town’s latest success story. Rough weather possible today; we’ll have updates. WRGA: Man drowns following wreck. Strawberry fields just about ready. Chamber’s fate to be announced Tuesday?

Heritage First Headlines: Cave Spring Distilling Co. moving quickly thanks to ‘yes’ vote; poised to be town’s latest success story. Rough weather possible today; we’ll have updates. WRGA: Man drowns following wreck. Strawberry fields just about ready. Chamber’s fate to be announced Tuesday?

  MORNING EDITION Thanks to community’s ‘yes’ vote, Cave Spring Distilling Co. hopes to open later this year or in early 2020. A closer look at the business plan — and why the city is becoming a dining destination. Distilling Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Front to bring rain, storm threat, potentially large hail today. We’ll have… Read more

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Thanks to community’s ‘yes’ vote, Cave Spring Distilling Co. hopes to open later this year or in early 2020. A closer look at the business plan — and why the city is becoming a dining destination.

Thanks to community’s ‘yes’ vote, Cave Spring Distilling Co. hopes to open later this year or in early 2020. A closer look at the business plan — and why the city is becoming a dining destination.

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net With the overwhelming approval of liquor sales by Cave Spring voters last Tuesday, business partners Caney McStotts and Garrett Rothman are moving ahead quickly to bring their Cave Spring Distilling Co. to the town’s historic square later this year. “We are targeting this fall, but it may be early 2020. We have… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Front to bring rain, storm threat, potentially large hail today. Hours to watch: 1-7 p.m.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Front to bring rain, storm threat, potentially large hail today. Hours to watch: 1-7 p.m.

  THE LATEST The National Weather Service is concerned about the front moving through our area today as it could deliver very large hail in addition to rain and high winds. Thunderstorms will develop Monday afternoon and evening ahead of a cold front. While widespread severe thunderstorms are not expected, some storms may become severe.… Read more

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Reaction to the Mueller Report: CNN, Fox News, New York Times. Local analysis at 8:10 a.m. on Hometown Radio.

Reaction to the Mueller Report: CNN, Fox News, New York Times. Local analysis at 8:10 a.m. on Hometown Radio.

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING: From CNN: The Mueller report summary offers vindication to Trump and a powerful new political weapon to fire at his critics Fox News:  Sen. Graham sends ominous tweet to ex-FBI chief James Comey after response to Mueller report New York Times: The investigation led by Robert S. Mueller III found no evidence… Read more

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Buzz: It’s almost pickin’ and grinnin’ time at LCCL Strawberry Farm. What’s next for Rome chamber? We’ll have a better idea on Tuesday.

Buzz: It’s almost pickin’ and grinnin’ time at LCCL Strawberry Farm. What’s next for Rome chamber? We’ll have a better idea on Tuesday.

It probably is the no. 1 question we get asked each spring: “Are they picking strawberries yet?” Here’s the latest update from LCCL Strawberry Farm off Old Dalton Road in Armuchee (via Facebook): “The strawberries are loving this sunny, warm weather! Starting to get blooms and little green berries. Hopefully we will have some ready… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Busy week of high school baseball ahead. Atlanta Braves at SunTrust tonight, Tuesday for final exhibition games. What’s next in March Madness.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Busy week of high school baseball ahead. Atlanta Braves at SunTrust tonight, Tuesday for final exhibition games. What’s next in March Madness.

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. SPORTS HEADLINES   HIGH SCHOOL/baseball. Monday’s schedule Rome host Hiram (at home). Cartersville will host Central, 5:55 p.m. Coosa at home vs. SE Whitfield, 5 p.m. Darlington hosts Bowdon, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday Armuchee at Model Pepperell at Rockmart, 5:30 p.m. Coosa… Read more

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Crimewatch: Updates from Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County law enforcement.

Crimewatch: Updates from Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County law enforcement.

  Community safety: 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. Floyd County Jail 4 a.m. 8 a.m. 8 p.m. Polk County Jail report:  Monday Friday Cartersville Police reports: Thursday… Read more

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Cartersville native Garrett Geros selected for 2019 U.S. Paralympics Snowboarding World Championship team competing in Finland this week.

Cartersville native Garrett Geros selected for 2019 U.S. Paralympics Snowboarding World Championship team competing in Finland this week.

  Cartersville native Garrett Geros has been selected as one of nine U.S. athletes for the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Snowboarding World Championship Team that will compete for world titles at the World Para Snowboard Championships in Phya, Finland this week, March 27-31. Geros, a 2018 Cartersville High graduate, was injured in a car accident in… Read more

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No PowerBall winner from Saturday night so Wednesday’s jackpot soars to $750 million — maybe more. Odds of winning with $2 ticket: 1 in 292.2 million.

No PowerBall winner from Saturday night so Wednesday’s jackpot soars to $750 million — maybe more. Odds of winning with $2 ticket: 1 in 292.2 million.

  Some $625 million was on the line Saturday night for the semiweekly PowerBall drawing. As the above chart shows, there were no winners. Technically, no one in Georgia came close enough to win the $1 million second prize (all five white balls) and one person had four right with the PowerBall (5) to land… Read more

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Health: Flu cases continue to be ”widespread” but with no new deaths statewide; additional 32 new hospitalizations in Metro Atlanta area. So far, 19 deaths this season.

Health: Flu cases continue to be ”widespread” but with no new deaths statewide; additional 32 new hospitalizations in Metro Atlanta area. So far, 19 deaths this season.

    Flu cases continue to be relatively low for the week ending March 16, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. There were no new fatalities, but 32 hospitalizations related to the flu in metro Atlanta. Since Sept. 30, a total of 1,371 people have been hospitalized and 19 people have died. During… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Latest high school baseball scores, schedule. Atlanta Braves play at new Spring Training complex today. NCAA March Madness scores, today’s schedule.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Latest high school baseball scores, schedule. Atlanta Braves play at new Spring Training complex today. NCAA March Madness scores, today’s schedule.

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. SPORTS HEADLINES The Atlanta Braves will play their first game at their new Spring Training complex in Florida. The Braves open their season this Thursday, March 28 at 3:05 p.m. in Philadelphia. HIGH SCHOOL/baseball. Saturday’s scores Armuchee won both games of Saturday’s… Read more

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Latest Heritage First Headlines: Pilot killed in Gordon County plane crash. Cartersville native selected for U.S. Paralympic Snowboarding team. Darlington to host Floyd Special Olympics. No new flu deaths, still widespread cases.

Latest Heritage First Headlines: Pilot killed in Gordon County plane crash. Cartersville native selected for U.S. Paralympic Snowboarding team. Darlington to host Floyd Special Olympics. No new flu deaths, still widespread cases.

  LATEST HEADLINES Updates from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails. MORNING EDITION Pilot killed in small plane crash in Gordon County. FAA investigation underway. Plane Cartersville native Garrett Geros selected for 2019 U.S. Paralympics Snowboarding World Championship team competing in Finland this week. Snowboarding Floyd County man dies from injuries sustained two weeks ago in… Read more

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