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Berry breaks ground for retirement community

Berry College leaders have been laying the ground work for their new continuing care retirement community for the past four years. Friday, … Read more

Marshall Forest gains additional national significance, added to Old Growth Forest Network

Georgia's first National Natural Landmark, the Marshall Forest, was formally added to the nationwide Old Growth Forest Network Friday prior… Read more

Rome High School students become the next generation of voters

Two high school seniors at Rome High School feel strongly about their Constitutional right to vote and have been working hard to encourage … Read more

Couple spends honeymoon giving back

Honeymoons are usually meant to be an escape from real life and be spent somewhere fantastic; most would not consider returning to their we… Read more

An action-packed Saturday for a crisp fall day

There is something for everyone in and around Rome to do Saturday. Read more

Police & Fire

Floyd County Jail report for Saturday October 20 - 8 a.m.

The Floyd County Jail issues intake reports twice each day- at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.  These are the 8 a.m. reports for Saturday October 20. Read more

Rome Man charged with stalking

A Rome man was arrested after police say he made contact with an individual who had a conditional bond against him. Read more

Woman charged with attempting to influence witness

A Rome woman is being held in the Floyd County Jail without bond after her arrest on a felony warrant for attempting to influence a witness… Read more

Rome man facing felony meth charge

A Rome man who sought medical attention at a local hospital is now being held at the Floyd County Jail on a drug charge Read more

Man charged with burglary after found sleeping in a storage unit

A Rome man who reportedly broke into a storage building at a location on Martha Berry Highway is being held at the Floyd County Jail on a f… Read more

Sports

PREP FOOTBALL: Rome romps to 3rd straight region title with 56-0 win at Hiram

Three weeks before the postseason begins and the Rome High Wolves already have their spot picked out in the state playoffs. Read more

PREP FOOTBALL: Pepperell dominates Dade County, 51-7

Pepperell quarterback Gage Moses kept the Dade County defense off balance and guessing all night as to which receiver was going to haul in … Read more

PREP FOOTBALL: Rockmart strikes early in 42-0 win over Coosa

There was little breathing room for the Coosa football team on Friday night as the No. 3-ranked Rockmart Jackets spoiled the Eagles’ senior… Read more

REGION ROUNDUP: Darlington hangs on for win over Bowdon, 17-7

Darlington’s Demetrius Rogers broke open a 7-7 tie in the second quarter of Friday’s road game against Region 6-A foe Bowdon (0-8, 0-5) to … Read more

GNTC High School Football Scoreboard, Oct. 19

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Weather Today

Rain. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 40s.

Today

66° 40°

Rain. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 40s.

Humidity:74%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:WNW at 7 mph
Chance of Rain:100%
UV Index:2 Low
Sunrise:07:50:15 AM
Sunset:07:00:12 PM

State/National

Lemon: Trump's rallies not the reality

CNN's Don Lemon says President Donald Trump's rallies are much different than the real world. Read more

Florida city official charged with murder

Michael Dunn was charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 50-year-old Cristobal Lopez at a Lakeland, Florida, Army-Navy s… Read more

JetBlue is giving away 50 free flights

JetBlue plans to fly a plane full of people to a mystery destination for free for a volunteer experience. Read more

Morning news briefing from CNN

Morning news briefing from CNN on Saturday, October 20. Read more

Lioness kills father of her 3 cubs

A lioness killed the father of her three cubs at the Indianapolis Zoo. Read more

Entertainment

Show is so scary, viewers nearly pass out

Netflix has released a horror series that is apparently so scary that it is making viewers vomit and nearly pass out. Read more

Netflix is canceling these big shows

Netflix is canceling a few of their most popular shows. Read more

Twitter outraged over Elle Magazine tweet

Elle Magazine falsely tweeted that Kanye and Kim Kardashian West had broken up, sharing a link that redirected readers to a voter registrat… Read more

Ariana Grande's complicated relationship

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson's relationship got "complicated" after Mac Miller's death, leading to their split. Read more

Jonah Hill: My body is 'under construction'

Jonah Hill is "under construction" when it comes to his body, as he says he's still working hard to shed the pounds. Read more

This Week's Forecast

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Rain. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 40s.Sat
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Sunny. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 30s.Sun
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More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the low 40s.Mon
10%68° 42°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 40s.Tue
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Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 40s.Wed
10%71° 48°
Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the mid 40s.Thu
10%64° 45°
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the upper 40s.Fri
20%62° 47°