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More than 140,000 complaints of child abuse or neglect are filed with the Division of Family and Children Services each year, the director told a Georgia House committee Wednesday.

Add an exorbitant amount of rain to the already challenging project to widen Ga. 140 from Shannon to Adairsville and you can see why it is running approximately 13 percent behind schedule.

Four cats have traveled over 9,500 miles to Rome where Floyd Feline and Friends is preparing the animals to be put up for adoption either locally or in another city.

The two day-old eaglet at Berry College gets fed by its mom Wednesday during a break in the rain. A second egg is still waiting to hatch. / From Berry Eagle cam

The Downtown Development Authority officially rolled out their logo for historic downtown Rome Tuesday. Approval of the logo, designed by V3, was the last hurdle to getting a new downtown website online, and that should take place now that the logo has been approved, DDA Director Amanda Cart…

National Weather Service meteorologist Nikole Listemaa is predicting the Rome area will receive anywhere from three to five inches of rain through Sunday night when the next break seems likely in the current weather pattern. The latest predictions for the Oostanaula River show a crest of 19.…

Mother Nature gave Romans a brief glimpse of spring this past week before the long period of heavy rains set it over the weekend. 

Rome crews can't start stabilizing the environmentally sensitive area until the Oostanaula returns to its normal level.

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An Atlanta law firm has been hired to represent The Love Library, an “intimate-apparel boutique for couples” in Coosa that's preparing to open a branch in downtown Rome.

Emergency responders train FCS bus drivers how to stop deadly bleeding

Rome celebrated a commitment to trees Friday as city and county leaders were presented a Growth Award from the Georgia Forestry Commission for the 11th time during Arbor Day ceremonies at the Rome Senior Citizens Center on Riverside Parkway. A large crowd filled the facility to mark Rome's d…

More than a dozen men worked in and around a house on Eden Drive Thursday, putting the finishing touches on Angel's Dream.

Members of the various cardiac care teams at Redmond Regional Medical Center are taking advantage of unique training opportunities this week as the Impella Mobile Learning lab makes a two-day call Thursday and Friday.

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An idea from Columbus, Indiana appears to be making its way to downtown Rome in the way of planters and downtown beautification.

Two Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Department employees resigned Thursday, according to a press release from the Floyd County Clerk’s office, and the matter has now been turned over to the Floyd County Police Department.

Legislation unveiled Wednesday by state Sen. Blake Tillery would let Gov. Brian Kemp seek federal waivers for programs that would increase the number of people covered by Medicaid.

The Community Development committee also discussed a new RaceTrac and Chicken Salad Chick site plans.