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Seems like old times: The Partridge reopens for lunch today
From Facebook: "The Partridge is now open for lunch!" There's a bit more on the new website, including notes about a Sunday, Oct. 18, grand opening. Some background from the website: "Angelle Jacobs Thornton couldn't get the Partridge Restaurant out of her blood. Many years after her father, Partridge founder John Jacobs, told her that he wanted her to take over the family business, the time has now come. [ 125 more words. ]
Health: New cafe at Floyd. Redmond Women’s Center hosts Ladies Night Out. Cartersville Medical hosts disabilities lunch-and-learn
Fourth Annual Ladies’ Night Out at the Redmond Women’s Center is a free drop-in event devoted to women’s health and wellness. The event is Thursday, Oct. 22, from 4:30 until 6 p.m. at the Women’s Center at Redmond. Look for women’s health information as well as a meet-and-greet with Haywood Smith, New York Times bestselling author of The Red Hat Club. [ 127 more words. ]
Ware Mechanical forecast: Mostly sunny with highs in the mid to upper 70s, lows in the upper 40s
#hometownweather The forecast: Columbus Day: Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind around 5 mph. Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. [ 42 more words. ]
This week: Government meetings, Geek Week, job fair, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, RLT’s Addams Family, John Wisdom Wagon Train
Monday Rome City Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. Agenda Calhoun City Council: The Mayor and Council meet at 7:00 p.m. at the Depot Community Room, 109 South King Street. Agenda Cedartown City Commission meets at 6 p.m. Meetings are held at Cedartown City Hall, 201 East Avenue, in the Commission Meeting Room. Agenda Gordon County Board of Education: [ 673 more words. ]
AJC: UGA running back Nick Chubb’s leg injury may not require surgery
From AJC: Never mind the pursuit of Herschel Walker’s records. Now the Georgia Bulldogs just hope they get to see Nick Chubb play again this season. After CBS Sports captured for millions of viewers the horrific leg injury Chubb suffered on the first play of the game against Tennessee on Saturday, there was concern whether the Bulldogs’ star tailback might ever run the football again. [ 671 more words. ]
Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High School Football Scoreboard
#hometownsports 2nd Qtr: Model leads Armuchee, 29-0. HALF: Pepperell over Rockmart, 32-6. HALF: Dalton leads Rome, 14-9. HALF: Darlington over Dade County, 14-3. 2nd Qtr: Coosa down 21-14 to Gordon Lee. Unity Christian School vs. Thomas Jefferson Academy HALF: Calhoun leads Sonoraville, 24-0. HALF: Sequoyah over Cass, 7-0. HALF: Adairsville over Murray County, 34-0. HALF: Cartersville leads Ridgeland, 14-0. HALF: Creekview over Woodland, 21-0. [ 48 more words. ]
Rome, GE mark 123-acre donation of land around old plant; City Commission updates (from WRGA)
The GE land donation: After 17 years, the donation of 123 acres of GE property to the city of Rome has been completed. The donated land borders Redmond Circle and Lavender Drive in West Rome. City Manager Sammy Rich said the process now begins to examine what types of recreational facilities could go on the site and they will revisit a plan formulated four years ago. [ 106 more words. ]
Georgia Health News: Georgia-based group is a titan in public health
#hometownhealth For more on these and additional updates, please click Georgia Health News: By Andy Miller An unassuming brick building in Decatur houses a low-profile organization that has made huge accomplishments in improving people’s health. The Task Force for Global Health’s 30 years of work was marked at a conference at the Carter Center in Atlanta on Monday. The organization’s founder, Dr. [ 351 more words. ]
Advance voting begins today for municipal elections across Northwest Georgia. Detailed look at each city ballot, SPLOST votes.
By Natalie Simms Advanced voting begins today for municipal elections across the state and will continue through Oct. 30. Here is a round-up of what’s on the ballot in each community and details of how you can vote early for the Nov. 3 general election. FLOYD Advance voting will be Monday-Friday, Oct. 12-30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the… [ 922 more words. ]
Cedartown’s Nick Chubb has a ‘significant left knee injury’ but no ACL. Consensus: 2015 season is over
From UGA Sunday evening: University of Georgia sophomore tailback Nick Chubb suffered a significant left knee injury on the first play from scrimmage in Saturday's Georgia-Tennessee game in Knoxville. According to UGA Senior Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine Ron Courson, the injury involves damage to multiple ligaments and cartilage; however, the damage does not include the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). [ 241 more words. ]
It’s a wrap for the Coosa Valley Fair; Olivia West crowned Miss Coosa Valley Fair.
Despite the early rain, hundreds flocked to the fairgrounds for the final day of the 67th annual Coosa Valley Fair on Saturday. Final events including the Little Miss Coosa Valley “Challenger” and Miss Coosa Valley “Challenger” pageants, as well as the Miss Coosa Valley Fair Pageant, sponsored by Miss Rome Scholarship Program. Little Miss Coosa Valley Fair Challenger- Makenna Williams… [ 81 more words. ]
Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry defeats #24 Chicago in OT, 24-17
Media release- The Berry College football team defeated the University of Chicago, 24-17, in overtime on Saturday afternoon. The win was the fifth straight for the Vikings, moving them to 5-1 overall and 4-0 in the SAA. The loss dropped UChicago--ranked 24th in the current poll--to 4-1 and 3-1. Mitchell Blanchard kicked a 40-yard field goal with forty-nine seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 17-17. [ 317 more words. ]
Retire at Berry: College announces plans for Continuing Care Retirement Community to open in 2019
After nearly a decade of discussion, Berry College officially announces its plans to create a brand new Continuing Care Retirement Community somewhere on its 27,000 acre campus by 2019. "We are still planning exactly where it will be built. We are finalizing those plans now and will make an announcement soon," says Chris Kozelle with Berry College's Public Relations department. [ 454 more words. ]
Times-Free Press: Local flooring companies Mohawk and Beaulieu heading to federal court over copyright infringement
From Times-Free Press: Two local flooring giants, Mohawk Industries and Beaulieu Group of America, are battling in federal court over allegations of copyright infringement. Beaulieu claims in court documents that its Bliss by Beaulieu Everclean and Everclean names are being ripped off by its competitor, Mohawk. Mohawk (based in Calhoun, Ga) has filed for a trademark for use of the name Smartstrand Foreverclean for a line of its carpets, and has been using the Foreverclean badge to market its products. [ 257 more words. ]
Q & A: Rome City Commission Ward 3 candidates on Riverside Parkway project, the regional hospital site and local jobs
Second of two parts: Ward One candidates' Q & A / 2015 Election Roundup/Early voting guide By Natalie Simms As City of Rome voters head to the polls, either in advance or on Nov. 3, they will be electing three to serve on the Rome City Commission for Ward 3. The four candidates: Abeed Bawa, Bill Collins (Inc), Craig McDaniel and Evie McNiece (Inc) [ 1691 more words. ]
Berry’s Collin McHugh to pitch deciding playoff game between his Astros and the Royals on Wednesday night.
Former Berry College pitcher will start the deciding game five for the Houston Astros as they face Kansas City to decide who goines to the American League Championship Series. The teams are tied 2-2 in the best of five series, which concludes Wednesday night. McHugh is 1-0 in the post season, winning the first game of the division series with the Royals. From Twitter: Collin McHugh will start #ALDS Game 5 in KC on Wednesday night. #Astros
Q & A: Rome City Commission Ward 1 candidates on Riverside Parkway project, the regional hospital site and local jobs
Note: Hometown Headlines will feature Rome City Commission Ward 3 candidates on Tuesday. By Natalie Simms As City of Rome voters head to the polls, they will be electing three to serve on the Rome City Commission for Ward 1. The four candidates include William “Bill” Irmscher (Incumbent), Milton Slack, III (Incumbent), Sundai Stevenson and Buzz Wachsteter (Incumbent). The top three vote-getters will win the seats. [ 1306 more words. ]
Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry wins fifth straight. Shorter falls in Homecoming game. Cedartown’s Nick Chubb hurt in UGA loss.
#hometownsports HIGH SCHOOLS John McClellan's high school picks: New picks coming Monday. McClellan Georgia High School Football Daily. Returns Monday. COLLEGE FOOTBALL Cedartown native and UGA running back Nick Chubb suffered left leg injury during Saturday's game. Latest from AJC Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: How did Norman do? No-nos. Berry College Vikings victorious with 24-17 win over Chicago. Game release… [ 105 more words. ]
Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Turnovers hurt Hawks in 38-17 loss to Delta State
Media release: The one thing Shorter head coach Phil Jones emphasized to his team heading into the game was to hold on to the ball. On Saturday, the despite seeing two runners rush for more than 100 yards and rolling up more than 450 yards of offense, the Hawks fell victim to their own turnovers as No. 17 Delta State turned four mistakes into 24 points to hand Shorter a 38-17 GSC defeat at Barron Stadium in the Hawks' Homecoming game. [ 792 more words. ]
After 25 years in business, Cartersville Outlet to close by end of November
Cartersville Outlet is closing its doors after 25 years in business. According to an advertisement, owner Barbara Thomas is retiring and closing the furniture business. An employee with the store says they will officially close by the end of November if not sooner. A 'Going Out of Business' sale is underway at the store at 327 Tennessee St. in Cartersville.
50-cent Krystals today only. Cartersville Hardee’s about ready. Relief trips to South Carolina expand. Development authority, Greater Rome Chamber updates.
50-cent Krystals today to celebrate 83 years: "In honor of the brand's 83rd birthday and to thank its guests for their loyalty, Krystal will be offering its original iconic square Krystal hamburger for just 50 cents each starting at 11 am and continuing until midnight. There is no limit to the number of Krystals that can be purchased and the chain is gearing up to grill. [ 149 more words. ]
Wreck on Turner McCall near Floyd causing rush hour traffic headache
It's a rougher ride home this afternoon if you're on Turner McCall, Shorter Avenue or Martha Berry. A three-vehicle accident near Floyd Medical Center at the intersection of all three roads has traffic slowed in some areas. Traffic maps from Waze show vehicles on North Second Avenue, connecting Second Avenue to Shorter Avenue, is moving at less than 5 mph. [ 136 more words. ]
Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: John McClellan’s high school picks. Falcons are 5-0 with next game Thursday night.
#hometownsports HIGH SCHOOLS John McClellan's high school picks: Model over Coosa, rough night for Pepperell; Cartersville, Rome cruise McClellan Pepperell and Cartersville games in running for Fox 5 Atlanta's game of the week. Vote Latest high school rankings: Darlington remains no. 6; Cartersville, Calhoun hold respective no. 1 spots; Adairsville back in the ranks. Polls Georgia High School Football Daily. [ 148 more words. ]
Sign of the times: Heritage First Bank readies for Tuesday opening at new Broad St. location
The finishing touch: New signage is installed as Heritage First Bank takes over 501 Broad St., the former the home of Wells Fargo in downtown Rome. Operations will transfer to the new main office effective Tuesday, Oct. 13 (Monday is Columbus Day, a federal holiday). The downtown office — which also consolidates some administrative offices — will feature drive-through service on Saturdays from 9 a.m. [ 79 more words. ]
Floyd County 4-H Club decorating Downtown Rome as part of national celebration
Media release: Mention 4-H and it likely conjures up images of corn, tomatoes, livestock, horseback riding, and farming. While 4-H did begin as a ‘corn club for boys’ and a ‘tomato club for girls’ which mainly served rural youth in farming communities, the program has grown and evolved throughout the last 111 years into an integrated youth program that is pretty unique and spectacular. [ 561 more words. ]
Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Berry wins in OT, Shorter falls to Delta State
#hometownsports Berry College Vikings have won their fifth game in row after defeating Chicago in OT, 24-17. Berry is now 5-1 on the year. Vikings Shorter University Hawks fell in their Homecoming game to Delta State, 38-17. Game stats / Hawks
Saturday’s Coosa Valley Fair update: Final day schedule, latest results. Miss Coosa Valley Fair Pageant tonight.
Final day, Coosa Valley Fair 10 to 11 a.m. — Pre-opening special: Carload admitted for $5 (No trucks or vans) 10 a.m.-11 p.m. — Armbands $25-Unlimited Rides until closing 10 a.m. to noon — Little Miss Coosa Valley “Challenger” and Miss Coosa Valley “Challenger” pageants 10 a.m.-10 p.m — Flower Show, Homemaking Arts & Crafts, and Photography and Art exhibits open… [ 173 more words. ]
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