Buzz: Bring One for the Chipper returns Jan. 5. Lane closure on the Bypass at the bridge over Oostanaula River due today.

Buzz: Bring One for the Chipper returns Jan. 5. Lane closure on the Bypass at the bridge over Oostanaula River due today.

  While some of us don’t even have the live trees all the way up quite yet, others are thinking about just the opposite: What happens when the ornaments and lights come off after Christmas? A familiar answer is: Let those trees help area anglers build better fish habitats in our lakes. You can do… Read more

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Buzz: Proposed no-smoking ordinance for downtown Broad Street district to be discussed at Monday’s City Commission meeting. Ordinance would prohibit smoking at Broad Street businesses/restaurants, Town Green, parking decks and Bridgepoint Plaza.

Buzz: Proposed no-smoking ordinance for downtown Broad Street district to be discussed at Monday’s City Commission meeting. Ordinance would prohibit smoking at Broad Street businesses/restaurants, Town Green, parking decks and Bridgepoint Plaza.

Rome City Commission meets Monday, Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. On the Agenda will be a first reading of the new proposed smoking ordinance for the Downtown Broad Street district. The new smoking ordinance would prohibit smoking in the Broad Street District, the Town Green park, all downtown paring decks managed by… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Atlanta United wins MLS Cup Championship. Photos, results from JamieStrong Rome Half Marathon. Falcons at Green Bay, 1 p.m.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Atlanta United wins MLS Cup Championship. Photos, results from JamieStrong Rome Half Marathon. Falcons at Green Bay, 1 p.m.

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.   Atlanta United are the 2018 MLS Cup Champions after defeating the Portland TImbers, 2-0, on Saturday night. A record crowd of 73,000 packed the Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the game, according to the AJC. Read more #JamieStrong: Runners brave cold, rainy… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: It’s a mess out there today — power outages, roads closed, rising rivers and maybe snow early Monday. Arrest in fatal hit-and-run in Bartow. Rome Commission to discuss smoking ordinance for Broad Street. Sports update.

Heritage First Headlines: It’s a mess out there today — power outages, roads closed, rising rivers and maybe snow early Monday. Arrest in fatal hit-and-run in Bartow. Rome Commission to discuss smoking ordinance for Broad Street. Sports update.

  MORNING EDITION: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Over two inches of rainfall so far, more on way. Flood watch until 7 p.m. tonight. Wind Advisory until noon. Flood warning for Chattooga River in Summerville. Rain/snow mix possible tonight. Forecast Buzz: Proposed no-smoking ordinance for Downtown Broad Street district to be discussed at Monday’s City Commission meeting.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Flood warnings for Coosa at Lock and Dam, Armuchee Creek, Chattooga. Oostanaula should crest below flood stage. More rain, snow possible overnight Monday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Flood warnings for Coosa at Lock and Dam, Armuchee Creek, Chattooga. Oostanaula should crest below flood stage. More rain, snow possible overnight Monday.

  RIVER UPDATES AND FLOOD WARNINGS Oostanaula River in Rome. No flood warning. 23.35 feet and rising; action stage (gates close) at 19 feet. Crest expected at 24.5 feet. Flood stage is 25 feet. Coosa River, Lock and Dam Park: At 24.1 feet and rising; flood stage is 24 feet. Armuchee Creek: At 18.8 feet… Read more

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Bartow County man arrested and charged in Dec. 1 fatal hit-and-run crash on Rolling Hills Drive in Cartersville.

Bartow County man arrested and charged in Dec. 1 fatal hit-and-run crash on Rolling Hills Drive in Cartersville.

According to the Bartow County Jail report, the Georgia State Patrol has arrested a Bartow County man in connection to the fatal hit-and-run crash on Dec.1 in Cartersville. Tony Eugene Barron, of 103 Rolling Hills Dr., was arrested late Friday and charged on a number of counts including felony homicide by vehicle-leaving the scene, hit-and-run, failure… Read more

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JamieStrong: Runners brave cold, rainy conditions for annual marathon benefiting local family and area running programs. Connecticut runner wins overall race. Photos and results.

JamieStrong: Runners brave cold, rainy conditions for annual marathon benefiting local family and area running programs. Connecticut runner wins overall race. Photos and results.

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. Saturday’s wet and cold weather didn’t keep runners away from participating in the annual #JamieStrong Rome Half Marathon at State Mutual Stadium. In addition to the 13.1-mile Half Marathon, the event presented by GoGo Running included a Half Marathon Relay and a 5K race. The Rome… Read more

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Season for Giving: Bankers for Blankets project nets 60 donations, exactly amount needed to help Salvation Army. Rome Middle donates $2,000 worth of toys to Toys for Tots.

Season for Giving: Bankers for Blankets project nets 60 donations, exactly amount needed to help Salvation Army. Rome Middle donates $2,000 worth of toys to Toys for Tots.

You may call it a coincidence, but we like to think it’s more of a Christmas miracle. All throughout the month of November, Heritage First Bank locations on Broad Street, on Shorter Avenue in West Rome and on Martha Berry Highway in Armuchee, have been collecting blankets and quilts for the Salvation Army of Rome. We… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Geoff Collins named Georgia Tech’s head football coach. Rome Half-Marathon a go, rain or shine. Rome Braves’ pancake breakfast today; benefits Miracle Field. Countdown to the Cartersville, Rockmart football games.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Geoff Collins named Georgia Tech’s head football coach. Rome Half-Marathon a go, rain or shine. Rome Braves’ pancake breakfast today; benefits Miracle Field. Countdown to the Cartersville, Rockmart football games.

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.   Saturday: Rain or shine, the annual #JamieStrong Rome Half Marathon to be held at State Mutual Stadium. In addition to the 13.1-mile Half Marathon, the event that is presented by GoGo Running includes a Half Marathon Relay and a 5- kilometer race. The Rome Half will… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Sadie Creamer, Ms. Doris J. Padgett and Mr. Dennis Ware

Obituaries: Ms. Sadie Creamer, Ms. Doris J. Padgett and Mr. Dennis Ware

Ms. Sadie Creamer, age 73, of Rome, Ga. transitioned December 7, 2018. Complete arrangements will follow at a later date, Please keep the family lifted up in prayer. Care and Direction entrusted to F. K. Jones Funeral Home. Ms. Doris J. Padgett, age 81 of Rome, passed away Thursday December 6, 2018 at her residence.… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Friday.

FLOYD No reports BARTOW WHITE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1395 CASS-WHITE RD WHITE, GA 30184 Last Inspection Score: 100 FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES 20 CANYON PKWY CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 Last Inspection Score: 85 SLEEP INN / MAIN STAY 146 OLD ALLATOONA RD EMERSON, GA 30137 Last Inspection Score: 92 GORDON DEL TACO 250 HWY 53 EAST CALHOUN,… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Flood watch in effect all weekend, up to 3 inches of rain expected, uncertainty on wintry mix. Season for giving for local bankers, students. Six qualify for District 5 race in Gordon.

Heritage First Headlines: Flood watch in effect all weekend, up to 3 inches of rain expected, uncertainty on wintry mix. Season for giving for local bankers, students. Six qualify for District 5 race in Gordon.

  MORNING EDITION: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flood watch today through Sunday evening. Nearly 3 inches of rain possible. So far, the wintry stuff stays to the east, but could see rain/snow mix Sunday night, Monday night. Forecast Season for Giving: Bankers for Blankets project nets 60 donations, exactly amount needed to help Salvation Army. Rome… Read more

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