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UPDATE: A former city of Rome employee is charged with felony computer trespass and interference with government property after he reportedly deleted the Rome-Floyd GIS mapping data after he was terminated, jail reports stated.

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Between standing still for hours, learning presentations in both English and Spanish and repeating their speeches dozens of times, Darlington School’s third-graders had a full — and possibly exhausting — day on Thursday.

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Nearly 400 teen tennis players and their families will converge on the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College this weekend for the 2017 USTA Georgia Bowl National Championships.

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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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House Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled revisions to a GOP health care bill that could provide more help to older people, in advance of a vote scheduled for Thursday.

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Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation advisory board members expressed concerns Tuesday about the creation of a city schools competitive youth football program they fear will draw kids away from the unified recreation and Boys & Girls Club programs.

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Outside the sky may have been overcast — but inside the Coosa Country Club there was no lack of light and hope on Tuesday night when the Noon Optimist Club of Rome honored nine local high school seniors.

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