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Weather update: Rain still falling; some roads getting dangerous

Weather update: Rain still falling; some roads getting dangerous

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Update: Portions of Thomas Bluff Road, Morrison Campground Road and Second Avenue are getting swamped by rain, according to folks watching the weather.

Floyd County Jail report, 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22

Floyd County Jail report, 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22

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The Floyd County Jail issues arrest reports twice daily, at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Coming in Monday's Roman Record: Emergency Dry-cleaning Restoration

Coming in Monday's Roman Record: Emergency Dry-cleaning Restoration

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Small Business Snapshot: Emergency Dry-cleaning Restoration Inc.

Road project to link Rome Tennis Center to mall gets funding

Road project to link Rome Tennis Center to mall gets funding

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Rome has received word that it will receive funding through the Appalachian Regional Commission for a road that would extend from the Rome Ten…

Not enough nurses , but NW Ga. may be an exception

Not enough nurses , but NW Ga. may be an exception

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Merry Fort, a registered nurse who lives in Macon, has seen nursing shortages before. But, she says, “I’ve never seen it like this.”

As Restoration Rome takes shape at old Southeast school building, organizers seeing positive changes

As Restoration Rome takes shape at old Southeast school building, organizers seeing positive changes

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The repurposing of the old Southeast Elementary School is taking shape and as Restoration Rome continues to make progress in fulfilling the dr…

More than 250 turn out in spite of the weather for Saturday’s hazardous waste collection

More than 250 turn out in spite of the weather for Saturday’s hazardous waste collection

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Heavy morning rains slowed down the recycling but didn’t stop Romans from unloading tons of old electronics and household hazardous waste at t…

Clay Bennett Cartoon

Clay Bennett Cartoon

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Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

COLUMN: The difference between hearing and listening

COLUMN: The difference between hearing and listening

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A recent Associated Press article posed this question: What if your doctor’s gender could influence your chance of surviving a visit to the hospital?

GUEST COLUMN: Celebrating an undeserved gift

GUEST COLUMN: Celebrating an undeserved gift

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The word is lagniappe. Discovering this word was like finding a rare ruby in a field or getting a gift at Christmas you did not want but learn…

BASKETBALL: Darlington fights for win over Christian Heritage

BASKETBALL: Darlington fights for win over Christian Heritage

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Three players reached double digits for Darlington on Saturday as the Tigers traveled to Christian Heritage and pulled out a 49-47 win against…

WRESTLING: Local teams get one final tune-up before area tournaments at the Darlington Classic

WRESTLING: Local teams get one final tune-up before area tournaments at the Darlington Classic

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Darlington’s traditional wrestling tournament has always been held with the intention of being a springboard for the postseason and teams took…

GHC BASKETBALL: Lady Chargers get by East Georgia State

GHC BASKETBALL: Lady Chargers get by East Georgia State

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Sydney Garnigan made two big shots down the stretch and Taylor Farley sank a 3-pointer in overtime Saturday as the Georgia Highlands women sur…

Touch 5 weather

Rome, GA

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    Overcast

    50°

    Feels Like: 50°

    High of 65° with a low of 54°

    Humidity: 89%

    Wind: SW at 10mph

New RiverPoint Apartments expected to spur economic growth

New RiverPoint Apartments expected to spur economic growth

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Real estate developers at Charles Williams REIC and R.H. Ledbetter Properties are gambling big on their hometown.

Rome, Cave Spring, Floyd County boards embrace ‘spirit of cooperation’

Rome, Cave Spring, Floyd County boards embrace ‘spirit of cooperation’

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Rome and Floyd County elected officials are heralding a “spirit of cooperation” between the two boards for 2017, while reaching out to Cave Sp…

Floyd County Jail reports Jan. 22, 8 a.m.

Floyd County Jail reports Jan. 22, 8 a.m.

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

Le'Veon Bell was hurt heading into AFC championship game

Le'Veon Bell was hurt heading into AFC championship game

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Steelers star running back Le'Veon Bell was bothered by a groin inj…

Forsberg scores 2 in 3rd period, Predators beat Wild 4-2

Forsberg scores 2 in 3rd period, Predators beat Wild 4-2

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Filip Forsberg scored twice, including the tiebreaking goal in the th…

Women's Top 25 Capsules

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STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Katie Lou Samuelson scored 32 points and top-ranked UConn extended its …

Toews' late goal leads Blackhawks past Canucks

Toews' late goal leads Blackhawks past Canucks

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CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:18 remaining and the Chicag…

NFL Today, Conference Championships

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SCOREBOARD

USC holds off Arizona State 82-79 to snap 2-game home skid

USC holds off Arizona State 82-79 to snap 2-game home skid

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elijah Stewart scored 29 points, making seven of Southern California's 14…

U.S. Marshals arrest three after lengthy investigation

U.S. Marshals arrest three after lengthy investigation

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According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Sheriffâ's Office investigators, Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Agents, and Deputy U.S. Marsh…

LaFayette man charged with murdering girlfriend arrested for drugs last year

LaFayette man charged with murdering girlfriend arrested for drugs last year

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A LaFayette man accused of killing his live-in girlfriend has a criminal arrest record for drugs, officials said.

Deputy recovers stolen vehicle

Deputy recovers stolen vehicle

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The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office has recovered a 1996 Dodge Ram Truck reported stolen from Dawson County, Ga.