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The U.S. Forest Service, Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Coosa Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited are partnering to improve trout habitat in Johns Creek, one of the most popular trout streams in Northwest Georgia.

  • By John Popham, News Intern, JPopham@RN-T.com
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Ten local artists will assemble Saturday night in the Schroeder’s New Deli courtyard to raise money for one of Rome’s lesser known charities, Heroes Great & Small, by playing Led Zeppelin covers.

  • By John Popham, News Intern
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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

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

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Blood Assurance celebrated local donor Larry Tate’s 500th blood donation on June 6 at the Rome donor center. Tate has given 62 gallons of blood and platelets over the past 47 years. His donations have saved more than 1,200 lives including the life of his niece, Cindy Annette Garrett.

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, June 15, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

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With the support of Rome Police Department and Richard B. Russell Airport, FEAR THIS INC. will be providing drivers training for teen drivers June 10th and 11th. The course is designed to teach teen drivers the critical skills necessary to not panic in a roadway crisis and to arrive home ali…

Seventy-three years ago, 160,000 allied forces stormed the beaches at Normandy in France during World War II. Many of those who were fortunate enough to survive the defense of the beaches by German fortifications went on to play an important role in the liberation of Europe.

Sixteen young women from the greater Rome area began their debutante year Saturday evening when they were presented at the 28th Rome Symphony Debutante Ball. The ball was held at the Coosa Country Club and benefits the Rome Symphony Orchestra.

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