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Monday 10/20/2014
Taste of Home Cooking School set for Tuesday at The Forum
Posted: October 20, 2014

The emcee of the Taste of Home Cooking School will be a familiar face — and voice.

More than 70,000 attend Wings Over North Georgia air show
Posted: October 20, 2014

Attendance at the 2014 Wings Over North Georgia air show may have broken records this year, an airport official said Sunday.

GUEST COLUMN: That’s why he didn’t get the job
Posted: October 20, 2014

“YOU BOTH MISSED ONLY THE last question on our employment test,” the employment manager told the two friends who were applying for the same job. “But we’ve decided to hire Mr. A (not his real name).”

Clay Bennett Cartoon
Posted: October 20, 2014

By Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Donald Lee Behne
Posted: October 20, 2014

Donald Lee Behne, 70, of Rome, died Oct. 18, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, has charge of arrangements.

Martha Anne Kuhlman
Posted: October 20, 2014

Martha Anne Kuhlman, 77, of Rome, died Oct. 17, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of arrangements.

Sam Franklin Sr.
Posted: October 20, 2014

Sam Franklin Sr. died. Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Robert Walter Weed
Posted: October 20, 2014

Robert Walter Weed, 62, of Rome, died Oct. 15, 2014. Daniel’s Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

John Stanley Morgan
Posted: October 20, 2014

John Stanley Morgan, 89, of Rome, died Oct. 18, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, has charge of arrangements.

Rose Walraven McEntire
Posted: October 20, 2014

Rose Walraven McEntire, 82, of Live Oak Circle, Aragon, died Oct. 19, 2014. The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Police: 70-year-old woman stabbed man with butcher knife
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 8:43 am

A 70-year-old woman was behind bars at the Floyd County Jail on Sunday after she allegedly stabbed a man with a butcher knife.

2 reportedly intoxicated men accused of digging through CVS dumpster
Posted: October 20, 2014

A Rome man and an Atlanta man who were allegedly digging in a Maple Street pharmacy dumpster were arrested Sunday.

Sunday 10/19/2014
Floyd County Jail reports, Oct. 19, 8 p.m.
Posted: October 19, 2014

The Floyd County Jail releases arrest reports twice a day, at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Polk Medical Center holds open house
Updated: October 19, 2014 - 9:01 pm

Hundreds of people gathered at the new campus of Polk Medical Center Sunday afternoon to see for themselves what the new hospital has in store for the community.

Gas prices still at bargain rates
Updated: October 19, 2014 - 5:52 pm

Local gasoline prices continued at bargain rates Sunday afternoon.

Sales tax data to be featured in Roman Record
Posted: October 19, 2014

Monday’s edition of the Roman Record will feature an update on local sales tax revenues.

Wisdom ride a labor of love for Billy Puryear of Armuchee
Posted: October 19, 2014

It was another routine third Saturday of October for Billy Puryear. For the past 35 years the Floyd County farmer has pulled on his jeans and boots, saddled his horse and led the John Wisdom Wagon Train and Trail Ride through Floyd County.

Geocachers to hunt treasures again in Rome next year
Posted: October 19, 2014

As Romans went about their business on a beautiful Saturday, they saw groups of people walking around town as if they were looking for something. They were. Hundreds of people from all over the U.S. are participating in Rome’s first geocaching mega-event.

Miller & Richards Funeral Home Heritage Chapel closes
Posted: October 19, 2014

An auction sign went up this weekend in front of the Miller & Richards Funeral Home Heritage Chapel building, 1148 N. Broad St.

Sunday's forecast: Sunny, high near 69
Updated: October 19, 2014 - 8:51 am

Today the National Weather Service is calling for sunny skies, with a high near 69. North wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday 11/12/2013
1. UPDATE: Video released of Adairsville shootout
Updated: January 02, 2014 - 7:33 pm

Adairsville police have released video footage from a patrol car dashboard camera of a shootout at a Hardee's from last week.

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Wednesday 11/06/2013
2. Sinkhole found under Cave Spring quadruplex
Updated: November 07, 2013 - 12:52 pm

CAVE SPRING — A large sinkhole under a Park Street apartment forced one tenant to find somewhere else to stay Tuesday night, said Cave Spring fire officials.

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