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For about a decade, one Broad Street business has used their anniversary month to give back to a community they say has been good them.

As presented in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Wednesday, August, 23, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

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The nominations have been counted and five local charities rose above the rest of the pack in the 2017 Harbin Hero Challenge. The five finalists in the contest are Living Proof Recovery, Summit Quest, Rome Floyd YMCA, Floyd County CASA and The Sweet Cocoon.

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The Floyd County Health Department, located at 16 East 12th St., has established a community drop-off location for safe disposal of needles and other sharps, according to a Georgia Department of Public Health press release. There is no fee for the service and the drop off location is at the …

The 2018 Miss Rome and Miss Rome’s Outstanding Teen pageants will be held Saturday, Aug. 19 at the Rome City Auditorium.

As presented in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, August, 17, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

As presented in the Fifty Years Ago column in the August 1917 editions of the Rome Tribune-Herald

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The Harbin Hero Hustle returns to the streets of Downtown Rome on Saturday, Oct. 14. Before racers and walkers get out their superhero costumes, it’s time to decide which local charities will have the opportunity to win of $3,500 in donations from Harbin Clinic.

As presented in the “Fifty Years Ago” column in the July 1917 editions of the Rome Tribune-Herald

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An attorney, a personal trainer, a general contractor and even a retired police chief are among those familiar local residents who are training and practicing for Rome’s most famous dance competition.

As it appeared in the 50 Years Ago column in the Sunday, July 23, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

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It’s a style that has been around since the 1930s, and there was a time when the hand painted Blue Ridge style dishware could be bought in dime stores and were among the cheapest dishes available. 

As it appeared in the 100 Years Ago column in the July 1917 editions of the Rome Tribune-Herald

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Though she’s a full time firefighter, a mom of two and a sometime farmhand, Leigh Rush somehow finds the energy and drive to push her body at the highest levels.

100 years ago as presented in the July 1917 editions of the Rome Tribune-Herald

Gladys Mixon, Carol Waddell, Gordon Haney and Luke Studdard competed in the National Senior Games in Birmingham, Alabama, together and brought home awards. The games were comprised of 10,517 athletes, and eight foreign countries were represented as well.

  • By John Popham, News Intern, JPopham@RN-T.com
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The Callback Company will be bringing a taste of Broadway for local performers and patrons alike this Friday to the Rome City Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. with a cabaret featuring Broadway pianist and conductor D. Scott Ferguson.

  • By John Popham, News Intern, JPopham@RN-T.com
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Jennifer Cullari picked up the disc her dog Gibson had just retrieved, snapped it behind her back causing him to run around her while she threw the disc downfield for him to retrieve again.

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When Gryphon, an 8-year-old Rottweiler, isn’t working, he enjoys being outdoors, chasing tennis balls and watching America’s Funniest Home Videos. 

100 years ago as it appeared in the July 1917 editions of the Rome Tribune-Herald

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“It’s like they’re trapped,” said Alvin Jackson, chairman of the Rome-Floyd County NAACP Political Action Committee, in referring to residents of South Rome, where the city’s second and third shooting deaths of the year occurred two weeks ago.

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the June 1917 editions of the Rome Tribune-Herald

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