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With lots of great trails in Rome, hiking is an option to Black Friday shopping

If you're not into all the Black Friday business, Friday may be a perfect day to get outdoors and enjoy a late fall hike. Rome hiker Larry Madden, a former president of the Georgia Pinhoti Trail Association said you don't have to go far to enjoy some easy, moderate or even challenging hikes. The app

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 01:30:00

Cedartown Man Arrested in Rome for Shooting a Gun at Woman While Drunk

Clayton Fugate, 43 of Cedartown, was arrested this week after he allegedly pointed a gun at a 36 year-old woman and fired it inside a home on Blacks Bluff Road Reports said that Fugate was also under the influence of alcohol at the time of the assault. Police added that Fugate was also a convicted f

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 16:46:17

Pinecrest brings ancient Rome to classroom

Pinecrest Academy students recently took a trip back in time to Ancient Rome as part of a themed week of study held at the middle school level. During the week of Nov. 12, students donned gladiator costumes as their middle school lobby was transformed into an ancient Roman building, complete with "t


Woman has car shot up, purse stolen

A woman's Chrysler 300L that was parked in the lot of Stop N Go on Calhoun Avenue was riddled with seven gunshots before an unidentified male took her purse from inside while she was working inside late Thursday night. According to Rome police reports: Police responded to reports of shots fired in t

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-25 01:21:00

Floyd County Jail report for November 24, 8 p.m.

The Floyd County Jail issues intake reports twice daily, at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. These are the 8 p.m. reports for November 24. The Floyd County Jail issues intake reports twice daily, at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. These are the 8 p.m. reports for November 24.

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-25 00:55:00

Looking for Black Friday sales at the mall

Shoppers walk the corridors early Friday afternoon at Mount Berry Mall looking to take advantage of Black Friday sales. (Ross Rogers/RN-T) The parking lots at Mount Berry Square Mall fill as shoppers look to take advantage of Black Friday sales. (Ross Rogers/RN-T) Shoppers look over several hundred

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-25 00:15:00

Three charged with meth possession

Floyd County Police arrested three suspects after a quantity of methamphetamine was found in a home on Woods Road Friday afternoon. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Joshua Robert Brayton, 30, of 65 Tracy Lane, Kathy Highfield, 61, of 404 Woods Road, and Mark A. Rinehart, 53, of 825 Woods Road

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-25 01:13:00

Adairsville Health Park to open in December

(Calhoun, Ga.) -- The Adairsville Health Park, Gordon Hospital's new medical office building, will open on Dec. 13, 2017. The Adairsville Health Park will house Gordon Hospital Adairsville Family Medicine, Northwest Georgia Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, and PT Solutions. Additionally, Dr. Julia D

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 14:23:00

Arlington flag-league founders moving on

Bart and Barbie Gray, who started the Arlington NFL Flag Football program 12 years ago through the Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation, are stepping down at the end of this season. The husband-and-wife team had just 83 players that first season when a few teams played games at Bluemo


Thanksgiving 2017: Turkey Trot In Arlington

ARLINGTON, VA - The Turkey Trot. It's an increasingly popular way to start Thanksgiving. Although some happen the weekend before Thanksgiving, it's the Thanksgiving morning trots we've got our eye on, including the 12th annual Arlington Turkey Trot 5K. Hosted by the Christ Church of Arlington, the


Arlington Police Beat, 11/23/17 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week: ASSAULT ON POLICE: * On Nov. 15 at 2:35 p.m., police were dispatched after a subject was described as acting in a disorderly manner in the Arlington government headquarters at 2100 Clarendon Blvd. According to police, it was determined that th


Thanksgiving Leftovers: How To Store Them And When To Toss Them

Thanksgiving is quite a feast, but for many people, it's the days that follow that are the best: delicious leftovers for days. But be careful, because sometimes you can let those leftovers stick around for a little bit too long. And the time you can keep them varies based on what kind of leftover yo

PATCH - 2017-11-24 15:19:54

Greek Gods Clash in Class Competition

(Photo: FCCPS Photo/Michael Vu) Making his pitch as to why the Greek goddess of Athena should be the patron god of a new hypothetical Greek city-state is this eighth grade English honors student at Mary Ellen Henderson. The winner will be determined later in December. (Photo: FCCPS Photo/Michael Vu)

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-11-24 19:30:58

Volunteers Still Needed for TJ's International Night

The Friday night after Thanksgiving break, on Dec. 1, the Falls Church Elementary Parent-Teacher-Association holds its huge International Night at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School (601 S Oak St., Falls Church..Volunteers are needed before and during the event to help make the night a success. To s

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-11-24 18:15:44

Longtime F.C. Resident Stephen Venets Dies at Age 66

Stephen G. Venets, 66, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, November 20, 2017. Stephen leaves behind to cherish his memories his beloved wife Antonia Venets; his adored children Demetrios Venets and Maria Venets Amerine; and a host of family and friends. A visitation for Stephe

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-11-24 17:10:38

HCPD searching for suspect in Thanksgiving Day shooting

BY KRISSI HUMBARD - Just after midnight on Thanksgiving Day, Hyattsville police officers responded to a shooting in West Hyattsville. On Nov. 23 at approximately 12:22 a.m., officers from the Hyattsville City Police Department (HCPD) responded to the 5600 block of Ager Road to investigate a report o

HYATTSVILLELIFE.COM - 2017-11-24 16:56:02

Lease to pave way for Mozingo monument sign

The Maryville City Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, at City Hall. Highlights on the brief agenda include a couple of items related to the approaching completion of a new conference center and golf course clubhouse at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park. The first of two Mozin

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-11-24 17:46:00

City readies for $1.5 million in street overlays, repairs

No final decisions have been made yet, but City of Maryville officials are continuing to plan for a $1.5 million street improvement initiative in 2018 that will embrace several miles of fresh asphalt overlays plus numerous repairs to "permanent" concrete thoroughfares. Included on the proposed list

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-11-23 13:49:00

Did you know Kawasaki built its 10 millionth engine recently?

It's an amazing operation you have here Maryville. The original building on the land where Kawasaki now sits, was an old Uniroyal building. Purchased in late 1988. Tim Melvin, current Kawasaki Human Resources Manager was hired in March of 1989. That, to me, speaks volumes about the kind of company K


College Springs council members confirmed

After canvassing the vote on Nov. 14, the Page County Board of Supervisors confirmed members of the College Springs City Council; Brad Hammers, Amanda Owens, Andrew Peterson, Chelsea Runyon and Jackie Cabeen. Vacancies and appointments are handled by the respective city. A vacancy can only be filled