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Four GHC employees retire with over 100 years of cumulative service

Four longtime Georgia Highlands College, with over 100 years of service between them, will be retiring in 2019. The retirees encompass facu… Read more

Berry College Professor Selected for National Leadership Development Program

Berry College Chair of Psychology Alan Hughes is one of 41 administrators in higher education nationwide selected to participate in the 201… Read more

Legion Post 5 property deal may be close

Leadership at the Shanklin-Attaway Post 5 of the American Legion have confirmed they are once again entertaining serious offers for the sal… Read more

Field narrows for new economic development position

The Rome-Floyd County Development Authority still hopes to hire a new economic development director for the community sometime before July … Read more

Floyd County gets a 'no-go' on federal airport grant for runway extension

No federal grant money is coming to offset the cost of extending the runway at Floyd County’s airport. Read more

Police & Fire

Warrant: Man influenced witness in battery case

A Rome man was arrested at his home Tuesday, accused of influencing witness in a battery case. Read more

Rome woman facing drug charges after arrest at Riverbend Shopping Center

A Rome woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon in the Riverbend Shopping Center on felony drug charges. Read more

Rome woman facing felony marijuana charges

A Rome woman was arrested by the Metro Drug Task Force Tuesday on felony drug charges. Read more

Report: Cedartown man had synthetic marijuana, ecstasy pills

A Cedartown man was arrested Wednesday afternoon on felony drug charges. Read more

Traffic stop leads to drug charges for Plainville man

A traffic stop on May 14 near on Highway 140 near Interstate 75 in Adairsville landed a Plainville man in jail on drug charges. Read more

Sports

PREP BASKETBALL: Rome's Byrd, Rockmart's Berry named RN-T Players of the Year

This past basketball season saw some high-scoring performances from local standouts, and there’s likely more to come. Read more

2019 RN-T ALL-AREA BASKETBALL TEAM - BOYS

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2019 RN-T ALL-AREA BASKETBALL TEAM - GIRLS

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PREP GOLF: Cordell, Lady Tigers win state; Rome's Ingram finishes fourth

After two days of the warmest weather so far this year, some local golfers managed to make a splash against the toughest competition in the… Read more

Weather Today

Mainly clear. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.

Today

94° 67°

Mainly clear. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.

Humidity:66%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SSE at 6 mph
Chance of Rain:10%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:06:34:00 AM
Sunset:08:40:31 PM

Entertainment

Mena Massoud lived in 'closet'

Mena Massoud can't believe how quickly his career took off after he moved to Los Angeles. Read more

George Clooney thought he'd snapped neck during crash

George Clooney was convinced he was going to die after he crashed his moped last year. Read more

Kendall Jenner wants Kourtney Kardashian to move out

Kendall Jenner would like her half-sister Kourtney Kardashian to move out of her home after she let her stay with her when the wildfires ripped through Los Angeles last year. Read more

Charlie Sheen took 'hooker' to ex-wife's Thanksgiving dinner

Denise Richards was shocked when her ex-husband Charlie Sheen took a hooker to her dinner. Read more

James Arthur thought he was dying after his first panic attack

James Arthur was "convinced" he was "dying" while having his first panic attack., which he says led him to make some "bad decision and bad choices" in his "life and career". Read more

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Mainly clear. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.Wed
10%94° 67°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 60s.Thu
10%91° 66°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the upper 60s.Fri
10%93° 67°
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the upper 60s.Sat
10%95° 68°
A few clouds. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the upper 60s.Sun
0%95° 69°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the low 70s.Mon
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Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the low 70s.Tue
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Opinion

The spirit of the fallen soldier

It is doubtful anyone loved their country more than the fallen soldier. The warrior who one day walked onto a battlefield with fierce deter… Read more