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The Downtown Development Promotions Committee is bringing a new holiday event to Downtown Rome on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. to offer another evening of holiday cheer and give consumers a chance to finish holiday shopping. There will be over 25 retail shops offering sales and spe…

The pain of losing a child never goes away for a parent. For many, Compassionate Friends, a national organization, provides a way for parents to cope with the loss and realize they are not alone in their grief.

The Heart of the Community Foundation is looking for projects to help fund in 2020. Over the past three years, the Heart of the Community Foundation has awarded over $167,000 to agencies in Rome and Floyd County.

A Floyd County Grand Jury has returned a six-count indictment alleging four counts of theft by taking and two counts of theft by conversion against Meleah Beth Landers, longtime office manager at the West Rome Animal Clinic.

The same developer who wanted to locate a Sleep Inn in Summerville Park has now signed a contract to build a four-story, 89 room Sleep Inn/MainStay Suites Hotel off Braves Boulevard in front of the RiverPoint Apartments.

On Dec. 7, 1941, forces from Imperial Japanese Navy Air Services attacked U.S. Navy ships stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Up to that point in World War II, the United States had been acting as a supply agent to Allied forces. Pearl Harbor drew the United States into war the following day.

As communities around metro-Atlanta are projected to continue growing explosively, others — including Floyd County — aren’t, Georgia Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Chris Clark said.

Due to phone lines expected to be down at the courthouse, for Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, Jurors 1-110 will need to report as instructed on your summons to the jury assembly room No. 308, located on the third floor of the new courthouse, Tribune Street between the Historic Courthouse and the Forum…

Word that U.S. Rep. Tom Graves won’t be running for reelection next year caught both political parties by surprise in the Northwest Georgia region he represents.

The Greater Rome Board of Realtors made a $7,105 donation Wednesday to the Ruth and Naomi House, to aid with sheltering some of the most vulnerable women and children in the community.

A worker uses a piece of heavy equipment to lay down the base rock on a stretch of the new Ga. 140 construction between Rome and Adairsville. A layer of base is now down on most of the 6.6-mile widening project which is slated for completion by June 30, 2021.

Jack Frost nipped at the noses of hundreds upon hundreds of parade attendees as brightly lit floats and marching bands moved along Broad Street, delighting children and adults alike.

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ATLANTA — Georgia’s governor is expected to appoint a wealthy business executive to replace an outgoing U.S. senator, according to a GOP political consultant, bypassing President Donald Trump’s preferred pick and betting instead that a moderate woman can garner enough support to hold onto th…

The Heart of the Community Foundation is looking for projects to help fund in 2020. Over the past three years, the Heart of the Community Foundation has awarded over $167,000 to agencies in Rome and Floyd County.