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Rep. Eddie Lumsden says Second Amendment rights should not be treated as privileges

Rep. Eddie Lumsden says Second Amendment rights should not be treated as privileges

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Campus carry legislation is back, with several bills up for consideration in the House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee this week.

Rep. Eddie Lumsden says Second Amendment rights should not be treated as privileges

Rep. Eddie Lumsden says Second Amendment rights should not be treated as privileges

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Campus carry legislation is back, with several bills up for consideration in the House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee this week.

Floyd yet to fully recover from the Great Recession

Floyd yet to fully recover from the Great Recession

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Despite improvements, Floyd County’s economy has not fully recovered from the Great Recession in three of four key sectors — only the median p…

Model student plans event for special needs kids

Model student plans event for special needs kids

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People of all ages will be dressing up as their favorite fictional characters and marching on Braves Miracle Field of Rome near State Mutual S…

Report: Daycare owner left 5-year-old special needs child on a bus for an extended period of time

Report: Daycare owner left 5-year-old special needs child on a bus for an extended period of time

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The owner of the Superkids Early Learning Center left a 5-year-old special needs child in the bus unattended for an "extended period of time",…

Floyd County Jail reports Feb. 20, 8 a.m.

Floyd County Jail reports Feb. 20, 8 a.m.

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

Floyd County man facing felony cocaine charges

Floyd County man facing felony cocaine charges

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A Floyd County man accused of having cocaine was in jail without bail Sunday night.

GUEST COLUMN: The flawed logic of the Calexiters

GUEST COLUMN: The flawed logic of the Calexiters

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“Thursday night the streets were filled with excited crowds. No one talks of anything but the necessity for prompt action. … It is hardly prud…

EDITORIAL: Churches need to avoid political quagmire

EDITORIAL: Churches need to avoid political quagmire

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Jesus said his followers are blessed when they are persecuted for his name’s sake. He did not say they would be blessed for being stupid and s…

GUEST COLUMN: We need more grace and less privilege

GUEST COLUMN: We need more grace and less privilege

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“There but for the grace of God go I.” I grew up in my Baptist heritage with that phrase. In my experience it was most often spoken in regard …

BASEBALL: Vikings complete sweep

BASEBALL: Vikings complete sweep

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The Berry College Vikings upped their record to 5-3 after winning the final game against the Emory & Henry Wasps with a final score of 6-5.

LACROSSE: Berry men lose to Hampden-Sydney

LACROSSE: Berry men lose to Hampden-Sydney

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Hampden-Sydney men 14, Berry 11

BERRY LACROSSE: Berry women’s lacrosse team falls

BERRY LACROSSE: Berry women’s lacrosse team falls

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Keiley Ayers scored twice as the Berry College women’s lacrosse team fell to Illinois Wesleyan College 14-5 on Sunday afternoon.

Touch 5 weather

Rome, GA

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    71°

    Feels Like: 71°

    High of 71° with a low of 47°

    Humidity: 44%

    Wind: at 5mph

Police: Rome woman a Florida fugitive

Police: Rome woman a Florida fugitive

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A Rome woman was in jail Sunday without bail, on a hold for Florida law enforcement officials.

Park Service planning burn at Little River Canyon

Park Service planning burn at Little River Canyon

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Sometime between now and the end of April, Floyd County residents may smell and see smoke wafting from the west.

Man with dementia found safe in North Carolina

Man with dementia found safe in North Carolina

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A lost Rome man with dementia was found unharmed over the weekend, with the help of public safety and technology. According to Rome Police Dep…

All-Star game ratings are best since 2013

All-Star game ratings are best since 2013

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NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA All-Star game drew an average audience of 7.8 million viewers, makin…

App State, UNC announce 3-game football series

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BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Appalachian State and North Carolina will play a three-game series beginn…

It's Carnival in Rio and Nishikori might take a look

It's Carnival in Rio and Nishikori might take a look

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Kei Nishikori and the Rio Open will be upstaged this week. He's the to…

Marchers take to sidewalks in Atlanta to protest Trump

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ATLANTA (AP) — Dozens of demonstrators marched on sidewalks for about five miles through mid…

Big punching Wilder believes he can save heavyweights

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Deontay Wilder was in the Super Bowl media center in Houston a few days before the game when…

How long should injured pro athletes get workers comp?

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Should injured pro athletes be allowed to earn worker compensation …

LaFayette man dies after two-vehicle collision

LaFayette man dies after two-vehicle collision

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A LaFayette man driving an SUV was struck Friday and died later at the hospital.

Centre woman found dead; her son charged with murder

Centre woman found dead; her son charged with murder

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The body of a missing Cherokee County, Alabama, woman was found Sunday and her son has been charged with her murder, according to Cherokee Cou…

Update: Cartersville police looking for driver who struck and killed pedestrian

Update: Cartersville police looking for driver who struck and killed pedestrian

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Cartersville police are looking for a driver who struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday night near the intersection of Hwy. 20 and Hwy. 411 …