Dining & Drink: River Remedy Brewery almost ready along the Etowah River. Take a video tour and see a few snaps below as well.

Dining & Drink: River Remedy Brewery almost ready along the Etowah River. Take a video tour and see a few snaps below as well.

  River Remedy Brewing Co. is close to being ready. You can take a quick video tour of what’s been done to enhance the 320 Glenn Milner Blvd. with Justin Shepard. The video is about 3:30 minutes long and gives you a good look at what’s ahead. Much of the interior is ready, says Shepard… Read more

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Ahead of the headlines: Floyd County commissioners meet Monday. Rome Board of Education retreat in Atlanta Tuesday. City of Rome job fair Wednesday.

Ahead of the headlines: Floyd County commissioners meet Monday. Rome Board of Education retreat in Atlanta Tuesday. City of Rome job fair Wednesday.

  MONDAY The Floyd County Board of Commissioners will meet for a Commission Budget Workshop on Monday, Nov. 29, from 1:30 until 3:30 p.m. in the Caucus Room, Suite 204 of the Floyd County Administration building, 12 E. Fourth Ave., Rome. TUESDAY The Rome Board of Education will hold a Board Retreat on Tuesday, Nov.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Skies look clear, temperatures cool (not too cold) for this week’s Christmas parades.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Skies look clear, temperatures cool (not too cold) for this week’s Christmas parades.

  OUTLOOK FORECAST Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Monday: Sunny, with a high near 54. North wind around 5 mph. Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 32. Tuesday: Sunny, with a high… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports:  Georgia earns a 45-0 blowout win over Tech; SEC Championship next vs. Alabama, 4 p.m. Dec. 4. Falcons at Jaguars, 1 this afternoon on CBS.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Georgia earns a 45-0 blowout win over Tech; SEC Championship next vs. Alabama, 4 p.m. Dec. 4. Falcons at Jaguars, 1 this afternoon on CBS.

Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Self-serve, drive-through, 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. HIGH SCHOOL Friday’s games: Calhoun hosts Blessed Trinity. Cedartown at Carver in the semi-finals. John McClellan’s high school football playoff predictions: Next column posts Monday.… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Alma Jean Ford, Mrs. Lyn Flowers Simpkins, Mr. Jessie James “DJ” Williams.

Obituaries: Ms. Alma Jean Ford, Mrs. Lyn Flowers Simpkins, Mr. Jessie James “DJ” Williams.

Mrs. Lyn Flowers Simpkins, age 81, of Rome, GA, passed away on Friday, November 26, 2021, at a local assisted living facility. Mrs. Simpkins was born in Copperhill, Tennessee on September 22, 1940, the daughter of the late Truman Flowers and the late Lena Harper Flowers . She was a member of West Rome United… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Collision claims life of Silver Creek man, 50. River Remedy Brewery just about ready; video and photos. Six Christmas parade this week beginning Tuesday. Clear, cool week ahead.

First National Community Bank headlines. Collision claims life of Silver Creek man, 50. River Remedy Brewery just about ready; video and photos. Six Christmas parade this week beginning Tuesday. Clear, cool week ahead.

Today’s first headlines: Silver Creek man dies in collision at Ga. 101 and Pleasant Valley Road on Saturday. He’s the 23rd person to die on Rome/Floyd roads this year. Dining & Drink: River Remedy Brewery almost ready. Take a video tour and see a few snaps below as well. Christmas parades dominate the week — Tuesday,… Read more

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The Christmas Tree rush is on, from retailers to Silver Creek’s rural setting (10 cool yule photos).

The Christmas Tree rush is on, from retailers to Silver Creek’s rural setting (10 cool yule photos).

>Above: 10 photos from the Silver Creek Christmas Tree Farm courtesy of Franklin Doss. The first round of Christmas trees, cut and live, as well as other garnishes are heading into Northwest Georgians’ homes this weekend. From retailers such as Home Depot to Kroger, the displays are up. And then there are the holiday favorites,… Read more

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Weekend observations: #SmallBizSat needs a steroid shot, special sales — and the support of area shoppers anxious to keep their dollars working in Northwest Georgia.

Weekend observations: #SmallBizSat needs a steroid shot, special sales — and the support of area shoppers anxious to keep their dollars working in Northwest Georgia.

Today is another mostly low key acknowledgement of Small Business Saturday in Northwest Georgia. Sure, the social media posts are up urging you to shop where you live but that’s about where it stops. What we’ve found so far: A few special Saturday-only deals; a handful of local “testimonials” about why spending local keeps dollars… Read more

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The Georgia Thunderbolts’ ‘Take it Slow’ gets airtime on Paramount+’s Mayor of Kingstown on Sunday as Rome’s big TV week continues. Casting call for RLT’s ‘Morningside.’

The Georgia Thunderbolts’ ‘Take it Slow’ gets airtime on Paramount+’s Mayor of Kingstown on Sunday as Rome’s big TV week continues. Casting call for RLT’s ‘Morningside.’

This already has been a big week for Rome as Megan Ware and Kate White from Honeymoon Bakery won the scary gingerbread competition on The Food Network on Monday. (See background) Next comes Paramont+’s Mayor of Kingstown streamer starring Jeremy (“Hawkeye”) Renner this coming Sunday night. The show features the cut “Take it Slow” from Rome-based… Read more

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Education: Some good news for Shorter’s sports management program. Berry’s eagles preparing nest for early January arrivals.

Education: Some good news for Shorter’s sports management program. Berry’s eagles preparing nest for early January arrivals.

Some good news for Shorter’s sports management program.  Berry College’s eagles are preparing the next behind the Krannert Center for another season of eggs and hopefully eaglets. The eggs — two, maybe three — usually arrive within a week after New Year’s Day. Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Nice way to end the holiday weekend — mid 50s, sunny skies. High fire danger today.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Nice way to end the holiday weekend — mid 50s, sunny skies. High fire danger today.

  OUTLOOK High fire danger today: “Relative Humidities of 25 percent or less can be expected for 4 or more hours this afternoon into the evening. Winds will be northwest shifting to west at 5 to 10 MPH . With dry fuels, high fire danger conditions can be expected. Please refer to your local burn… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Darlington falls; Calhoun and Cedartown advance in high school football playoffs. Georgia at Georgia Tech today at noon, ABC. Falcons at Jaguars Sunday at 1 p.m.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Darlington falls; Calhoun and Cedartown advance in high school football playoffs. Georgia at Georgia Tech today at noon, ABC. Falcons at Jaguars Sunday at 1 p.m.

Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Self-serve, drive-through, 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. HIGH SCHOOL Friday’s scores: Darlington  falls to Trinity Christian 56. Darlington 7. Darlington ends the season 11-2. Calhoun dominates Clarke Central, 31-7; will host… Read more

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Obituaries: Baby Legend Dreamer, Mrs. Pearl Evans, Ms. Alma Jean Ford, Mrs. Virginia C. Martin, Ms. Janice Lee Stairett, Edith Swint, Mrs. Christie Alena Terry Woodard.

Obituaries: Baby Legend Dreamer, Mrs. Pearl Evans, Ms. Alma Jean Ford, Mrs. Virginia C. Martin, Ms. Janice Lee Stairett, Edith Swint, Mrs. Christie Alena Terry Woodard.

   Ms. Janice Lee Stairett, age 71, of Lindale, GA, passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at her residence. Ms. Stairett was born in Rome, GA on July 18, 1950, daughter of the late Watson Luther Stairett and the late Agnes Eugenia Hanson Stairett.  She was also preceded in death by her sister, Alice Joyce… Read more

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First National Community Bank headlines. Weekend observations: Why isn’t Small Business Saturday a bigger deal here? Dozens more rail cars parked just around the bend from Glenn Milner. High school football playoff updates. Sunny, mid 50s through Sunday.

First National Community Bank headlines. Weekend observations: Why isn’t Small Business Saturday a bigger deal here? Dozens more rail cars parked just around the bend from Glenn Milner. High school football playoff updates. Sunny, mid 50s through Sunday.

Today’s first headlines: Georgia health officials tracking newest COVID variant, ‘Omicron;’ again urge vaccinations. Weekend observations: #SmallBizSat needs a steroid shot, special sales — and the support of area shoppers anxious to keep their dollars working in Northwest Georgia. The Georgia Thunderbolts’ ‘Take it Slow’ gets airtime on Paramount+’s Mayor of Kingstown on Sunday as… Read more

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Business: Summit Hill names Steve Goodyear president. Also: Bartow, Gordon counties see home sales slow in October — but the average price of those that sold jumped 12.7% to 33.8%

Business: Summit Hill names Steve Goodyear president. Also: Bartow, Gordon counties see home sales slow in October — but the average price of those that sold jumped 12.7% to 33.8%

From QSR: Summit Hill Foods announced that Steve Goodyear, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing has been promoted to the position of president of Summit Hill Foods, Inc.  “I am excited and honored to lead Summit Hill Foods. It is an exciting time for our business as we continue to grow both our retail brands… Read more

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Living Nativity returns to Trinity United Methodist Church on Dec. 22-24; donations of coats, hats, gloves, socks to be accepted as well.

Living Nativity returns to Trinity United Methodist Church on Dec. 22-24; donations of coats, hats, gloves, socks to be accepted as well.

Media release: Nov. 28 marks the start of Advent with the lighting of the candle of hope. Advent, for Christians, represents the season of anticipating the coming of Jesus into the world, and the four Sundays before Christmas celebrate God’s hope, joy, love and peace. Trinity United Methodist Church members will return to the church’s… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny through Sunday, with highs of 49 today but winds of 10 mph so it will feel even colder.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny through Sunday, with highs of 49 today but winds of 10 mph so it will feel even colder.

OUTLOOK Watch the wind chill today. With a high of only 49 and 10-mph winds, it will feel like 43 degrees this afternoon. FORECAST Today: Sunny, with a high near 49. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Tonight: Clear, with a low around 28. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm… Read more

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