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Ware Mechanical forecast: Much warmer, near 79 today, but rain is on the way.
YOUR FORECAST: Hazardous Weather Outlook Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Low around 59. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight. [ 107 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/12/ware-mechanical-forecast-much-warmer-near-79-today-but-rain-is-on-the-way/
Campaign Watch: Jeremy Salter qualifies as Democrat for District Attorney
Media release: Today W. Jeremy Salter has qualified to run for the position of District Attorney for the Rome Judicial Circuit, which covers all of Floyd County. Salter’s legal career has given him the ability to represent a wide variety of clients, and he has worked on “both sides,” representing plaintiffs and defendants. His experiences have given him the skills, determination and knowledge of the law to serve our community as District Attorney. [ 241 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/11/campaign-watch-jeremy-salter-qualifies-as-democrat-for-district-attorney/
Campaign Watch: Randy Baker qualifies as Republican for Floyd County Commission, Post 2
Media release: Randy Baker has announced his intention to seek election as a fiscal conservative for the Republican nomination of Floyd County Commission, Post 2. Randy is a local business man and life long resident of Rome and Floyd County who attended Coosa High School and Coosa Valley Tech. Randy feels a lot of the taxpayers' voices are not being heard in Rome and Floyd County. [ 74 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/11/campaign-watch-randy-baker-qualifies-as-republican-for-floyd-county-commission-post-2/
Campaign Watch: David Tucker qualifies to run as Republican for Floyd Board of Education, District 3.
Media release: Veteran Floyd County educator, David "Coach" Tucker is seeking election to District 3 of the Floyd County School Board representing the Coosa Community. Tucker was employed by Floyd County Schools in 1985 and began his tenure at Coosa High School and Coosa Middle School where he taught Biology, Life Science, Chemistry, and coached football at the Middle school and High School levels. [ 204 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/11/campaign-watch-david-tucker-qualifies-to-run-as-republican-for-floyd-board-of-education-district-3/
Ware Mechanical forecast: Even warmer — but wetter, too, as weekend begins. High of 79 on Saturday.
YOUR FORECAST Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind. Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. [ 79 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/11/ware-mechanical-forecast-even-warmer-but-wetter-too-as-weekend-begins-high-of-79-on-saturday/
Blood Assurance partnering with Pepperell High School’s Students Against Drunk Driving to present the Rome/Floyd County Safe Driving Expo
Media release: Non-profit, regional blood center Blood Assurance is partnering with Pepperell High School’s Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) to present the Rome/Floyd County Safe Driving Expo. This year marks the eighth annual event for the local SADD chapter and is inspired by students who want to make a difference and save local lives. “If we can save one life, one teenage driver, it is worth it,” says… [ 283 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/10/blood-assurance-partnering-with-pepperell-high-schools-students-against-drunk-driving-to-present-the-romefloyd-county-safe-driving-expo/
Buzz: Cartersville man wins $1 million lottery drawing. Give blood on Pi Day, get a MoonPie. Chieftains welcomes guest speaker.
A Cartersville man has claimed a lucky Powerball ticket worth $1 million. Sonny Nowell, 74, matched the first five winning numbers from the Feb. 20 Powerball drawing, winning a $1 million prize. “I chose my own numbers,” Nowell said. “It was nothing other than tracking numbers. I keep my own system.” Texaco Food Mart, located at 1401 West Ave. in Cartersville, sold the winning ticket. [ 362 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/10/buzz-cartersville-man-wins-1-million-lottery-drawing-give-blood-on-pi-day-get-a-moonpie-chieftains-welcomes-guest-speaker/
Georgia Highlands to add Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Healthcare Management and in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Media release: The University System of Georgia Board of Regents approved Georgia Highlands College to start offering a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Healthcare Management and a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. These new degrees will be available Fall 2017, pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. [ 262 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/09/georgia-highlands-to-add-bachelor-of-business-administration-with-a-major-in-healthcare-management-and-in-logistics-and-supply-chain-management/
Georgia Health News: Suspected Lassa Fever patient coming to Emory
#hometownhealth For more on these and additional updates, please click Georgia Health News: By Andy Miller Emory University Hospital’s special infectious disease unit is awaiting a patient suspected of having Lassa fever, an acute viral disease indigenous to West Africa. The patient’s diagnosis has not yet been confirmed. Emory said Friday that it will work with the CDC and Georgia Public Health officials to diagnose the patient, a physician assistant who has been working for a missionary organization in the nation of Togo. [ 535 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/12/georgia-health-news-suspected-lassa-fever-patient-coming-to-emory/
Campaign Watch: Joan Anderson Ledbetter qualifies as Democrat for Clerk of Superior Court
Media release: Today Joan Anderson Ledbetter qualified to run as a Democrat for the position of Clerk of the Superior Court here in Floyd County. The Clerk of the Court is responsible for many important functions with the responsibility to ensure the proper administration of justice, including the processing, securing and housing all civil, criminal, and real estate records in Floyd County. [ 339 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/11/campaign-watch-joan-anderson-ledbetter-qualifies-as-democrat-for-clerk-of-superior-court/
Calhoun Police seeking help to locate missing 27-year-old woman
From Calhoun Police: The Calhoun Police Department is seeking help in locating a missing person. She is Brittany Lashay Johnson, 27 years of age, 5’4”, 115 lbs, shoulder length brown hair with blonde highlights and blue eyes. She was last seen at 209 Hillcrest Dr. Calhoun, GA on 3-09-16 at her Grandfather’s home. Investigators said that she was wearing red pajama bottoms, a white T-shirt and no shoes. [ 35 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/11/calhoun-police-seeking-help-to-locate-missing-27-year-old-woman/
Smile Report: Daniel Lovell is STAR Student for Pepperell High and Floyd County
Media release: Daniel Lovell's star has shown bright in his four years of high school and the Pepperell High senior added some luster by garnering two STAR designations recently. Lovell was named the STAR student at Pepperell High and he tabbed science teacher Jonathan Ingram as his STAR teacher. Lovell was also named the STAR Student for Floyd County at the most recent meeting of the… [ 292 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/11/smile-report-daniel-lovell-is-star-student-for-pepperell-high-and-floyd-county/
Public Health restaurant inspection scores
#hometowndining Floyd County LA CONQUISTA 3989 MARTHA BERRY HWY ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: March 10, 2016 Score: 86, Grade: B SWEET FROG PREMIUM FROZEN YOGURT 477 TURNER MCCALL BLVD ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: March 10, 2016 Score: 100, Grade: A Bartow County DOMINOS PIZZA 12 EUHARLEE RD STE E CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 View inspections: March 10, 2016 Score: 91, Grade: A… [ 31 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/11/public-health-restaurant-inspection-scores-118/
Remembering Mr. Stephan Paul Schulz
#hometownobituaries Mr. Stephan Paul Schulz, age 47, of Rome, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at a local hospital. Paul was born in Columbus, Georgia on October 11, 1968, son of Barbara Forrester Schulz and John Paul Schulz. He was a 1986 graduate of Coosa High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Western North Carolina. [ 159 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/10/remembering-mr-stephan-paul-schulz/
Floyd County E-911selected as the 2016 Georgia 911 Center of the Year.
Media release: Floyd County E-911 announces that it has been selected as the 2016 Georgia 911 Center of the Year. "Our selection was announced during the awards banquet at the annual Georgia Emergency Communications Conference on March 9. The conference and the award are a joint venture of the Georgia chapters of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) and the National Emergency Number Association (NENA). [ 220 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/10/floyd-county-e-911selected-as-the-2016-georgia-911-center-of-the-year/
Campaign Watch: Bo Arrant qualifies as a Democratic to run for Floyd County Commission, Post 3.
Media release: Wednesday, Deboria “Bo” Arrant qualified as a Democratic candidate for Floyd County Commission, Post 3. Bo currently serves the residents and visitors of Floyd County as a Paramedic for Floyd EMS and as a Floyd County Health Board member. Bo began his career as a public servant by becoming a Firefighter in Los Angeles, later working for Clayton County Fire Department. [ 342 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/09/campaign-watch-bo-arrant-qualifies-as-a-democratic-to-run-for-floyd-county-commission-post-3/
Remembering Lucille Carroll and George Rudolph McDurmont
#hometownobituaries Lucille Carroll, 88, Norcross, GA, passed away Monday, March 7, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Toxie, Carroll, Sr.; children Brenda Cadle and Rev. Toxie Carroll, Jr.; Parents John and Julie Hogan Mitchell; Siblings Grace Spain, Annie Mae Chase, Horace Eugene Hogan, and John Richard Hogan. Survivors: Daughter Janice (Larry Sr.) Wright, Atlanta; Son Rev. Steven (Joy) Carroll, Lawrenceville; 8 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 1 great, great grandchildren. [ 174 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/12/remembering-lucille-carroll-and-george-rudolph-mcdurmont/
Three indicted in December murder in West Rome; Other indictments from Floyd County Grand Jury
In the latest indictments from the Floyd County Grand Jury, three people have been indicted for murder in the December 2015 death of 27-year-old Cristobal Becerras-Contreras who was found shot at a home on Wood Creek Way in the West Rome area. Those indicted include Kelesha Dorsey, Delaney Ray and Kyle Strother. There were a total of 39 true bills returned by the jury. http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/11/three-indicted-in-december-murder-in-west-rome-other-indictments-from-floyd-county-grand-jury/
Floyd County Schools to award all employees a 2-percent, one-time pay increase
Some great news for employees of Floyd County Schools: a pay raise is on the way. The above notice went out to all employees earlier today from Superintendent Dr. John Jackson, notifying them of of the one-time, 2% pay raise that will be awarded on March 25. In celebration of the recent AdvancED accreditation results, all employees will receive this "pay for performance" award. [ 111 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/11/floyd-county-schools-to-award-all-employees-a-2-percent-one-time-pay-increase/
Campaign watch: Kenya Robbins qualifies as Democrat to run for Floyd County Coroner
Media release: On Thursday Mr. Kenya Robbins qualified to run as a Democratic candidate for Floyd County Coroner. His experience as a funeral director has prepared him to handle the complicated circumstances associated with the death of a neighbor. In Georgia, the local coroner does not perform the actual medical examination, but works to make sure the case is handled efficiently and respectfully. [ 349 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/11/campaign-watch-kenya-robbins-qualifies-as-democrat-to-run-for-floyd-county-coroner/
Ware Mechanical forecast: Another high of 77 today with rain returning later tonight.
YOUR FORECAST We saw a high of 77 Wednesday and we should at least match that today. Rain returns late Thursay, into the weekend. Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. [ 127 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/10/ware-mechanical-forecast-another-high-of-77-today-with-rain-returning-later-tonight/
Georgia Health News: Bill aims to erase errors in insurers’ medical directories
#hometownhealth For more on these and additional updates, please click Georgia Health News: By Andy Miller Open enrollment can bring a big decision for consumers: Which health coverage plan do I choose? And much of that decision is based on whether the consumer’s favorite doctor or hospital is part of a plan’s network. But if the available listings of health plan providers are not accurate, consumers could end up making bad choices — not actually getting what they think they signed up for. [ 742 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/10/georgia-health-news-bill-aims-to-erase-errors-in-insurers-medical-directories/
Public Health restaurant inspection scores
#hometowndining Floyd County No reports. Bartow County Aroma Mill Factory, LLC 122 OLD MILL RD STE A CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 View inspections: March 11, 2016 Score: 78, Grade: C CARMIKE 12 (Food Service Inspections) 1129 N TENNESSEE ST CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 View inspections: March 11, 2016 Score: 100, Grade: A The Wagon Wheel 6 TERRY LANE CARTERSVILLE, GA 30121 View inspections: [ 40 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/12/public-health-restaurant-inspection-scores-119/
Rome-based Hydro Dynamics, Inc. receives the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s GLOBE Award
Media release: Hydro Dynamics, Inc. Vice President of Research and Development, Dr. Douglas Mancosky (center) receives the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s GLOBE Award, presented by Governor Nathan Deal (right) and First Lady Sandra Deal during the third annual GLOBE Awards at the Go Global Reception in Atlanta. Rome-based Hydro Dynamics, Inc. — the developer and manufacturer of the cavitation-based ShockWave Power Reactor — was one of 26 statewide companies recognized for breaking into a new global export territory. [ 113 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/11/rome-based-hydro-dynamics-inc-receives-the-georgia-department-of-economic-developments-globe-award/
Campaign 2016: With qualifying now over, final ballot set for May 24 primary
Qualifying ended at noon today. Today’s updates: Randy Baker, qualifies to run as Republican for Floyd County Commission, Post 2. (vs. Wright Bagby) Jeremy Salter, qualifies to run as Democrat for Floyd County District Attorney. Joan Ledbetter, qualifies as Democrat for Clerk of Superior Court. Floyd County Ballot: State Senate, District 52: Chuck Hufstetler, R-Incumbent. State House Representative, District 12: Eddie Lumsden, R-Incumbent. [ 515 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/11/campaign-2016-with-qualifying-now-over-final-ballot-set-for-may-24-primary/
Dining: Frosted Coffee up next at Chick-fil-A. Ice cream chaser with region’s best pizza?
Starting Monday, Chick-fil-A is offering Frosted Coffee, combining vanilla Icedream with THRIVE Farmers cold-brewed iced coffee. The hand-spun treat starts at just 240 calories, offering fewer than half the calories of a milkshake. The launch comes on the heels of the successful launch of Frosted Lemonade in 2015. Frosted Coffee will be available in 14-ounce or 20-ounce servings with prices starting at $2.69 for a small. [ 86 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/11/dining-frosted-coffee-up-next-at-chick-fil-a-ice-cream-chaser-with-regions-best-pizza/
Remembering Mr. Clarence Edward Richardson, Mrs. Lois Tillie Young
#hometownobituaries Mrs. Lois Tillie Young, age 89, of Ozark, AL, formerly of Rome, passed away Monday, March 7, 2016, in a Summerville health care facility. Mrs. Young was born in Cedartown, GA on December 19, 1926, daughter of the late John Franklin Jones and the late Mina Lou Carter Jones. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Francis Young in 1983, by 2 sisters, Lillian Hubbard and Nellie Morrison, and by a brother, Paul Jones. [ 426 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/10/remembering-mr-clarence-edward-richardson-mrs-lois-tillie-young/
Public Health restaurant inspection scores
#hometowndining Floyd County CAVE SPRING SCHOOL 13 ROME RD CAVE SPRING, GA 30124 View inspections: March 9, 2016 Score: 100, Grade: A COOKOUT 808 MARTHA BERRY BLVD ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: March 9, 2016 Score: 91, Grade: A JOHNNY'S NEW YORK STYLE PIZZA 233 BROAD ST ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: March 9, 2016 Score: 97, Grade: A Bartow County… [ 43 more words. ] http://johndruckenmiller.com/blog/2016/03/10/public-health-restaurant-inspection-scores-117/
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