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It’s time to dust off your gardening gloves and dig in the dirt again! Eagerly anticipated by area gardeners, the Chieftains Herb and Plant Sale will be held this year on Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9 at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds, rain or shine. Sale hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on …

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Cow manure doesn’t stir up image of riches, but cow patties dropped in the right spots could bring someone a $5,000 cash prize on April 29.

  • Floyd County Schools press release
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Floyd County students from Pepperell High School and Model High School placed in the top 10 in the state at the 2017 Georgia FBLA State leadership Conference held in Athens. Pepperell’s Hannah Newberry, Baylie Gossett, and Micayla Goodgame finished second in the Partnership with Business per…

Sixteen women from the Rome area will be presented at the 28th Rome Symphony Orchestra Annual Debutante Ball on June 3 at the Coosa Country Club. The ball is a major fundraiser for the symphony.

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column from the March 1917 editions of the Rome News-Tribune

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It’s time to dust off your gardening gloves and dig in the dirt again! Eagerly anticipated by area gardeners, the Chieftains Herb and Plant Sale will be held this year on Saturday, April 8th and Sunday, April 9th at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds, rain or shine. Sale hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.…

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Sunday, March 5, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Sunday, March 5, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

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Light rain Saturday didn’t stop a large crowd from taking part in the dedication of the new GE Trails at Garrard Park. Well over a hundred hiking and biking enthusiasts along with descendants of Dr. John L. Garrard huddled under tents near the trailhead, at the east end of the old General El…

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, Feb. 23, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Two students from each Rome and Floyd County Elementary School were honored at the annual Terrific Kid Banquet sponsored by the Noon Optimist Club and held in the Fellowship Hall of Pleasant Valley North Baptist Church.

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Sunday, Feb. 19, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

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Georgia Highlands College Assistant Professor of Sociology Christina Wolfe has been chosen to take part in the University of South Carolina’s International Perspectives on Higher Education (IPHE) in March. Wolfe will join a group of other college faculty and staff from around the country on …

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A Calhoun-based textile business, a Piedmont, Alabama, land protection organization, Boys & Girls clubs in Dalton and Rome, the Chatsworth Water Works Commission and Forsyth County will be recognized April 6 with the Coosa River Basin Initiative’s Greenie Awards for their efforts to prot…

  • Floyd County Schools press release
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Members of the Etowah Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star visited Glenwood Primary to donate funds to help the school purchase a new Chromebook for Martha Broome's kindergarten class. The Chromebook will add to the resources available to the class to be used by children in their academi…

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On Thursday, boys in a very special local club took several positive steps toward being men their families and community can be proud of.

Theta Omicron Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., presented its 21st Biennial Lords and Ladies Cotillion on Jan. 21 at Berry College’s Ford Dining Hall.

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