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New auto shop planned on Martha Berry Boulevard

New auto shop planned on Martha Berry Boulevard

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The site of a vacant and ramshackle former car detail shop across from Wendy’s on Martha Berry Boulevard is slated for a makeover.

GUEST COLUMN: Some convenient omissions from Obama’s farewell

GUEST COLUMN: Some convenient omissions from Obama’s farewell

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Tuesday night, exactly 2,899 days after his 2008 election victory speech in Chicago’s Grant Park, President Obama returned to his adopted home…

Mike Lester's Cartoon

Mike Lester's Cartoon

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GUEST COLUMN: Martin Luther King Jr. a hero for all Americans

GUEST COLUMN: Martin Luther King Jr. a hero for all Americans

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A hero is a person who is admired for courageous acts, noble qualities and who is regarded as a worthy role model for others to follow.

SWIMMING: Rome High swimmers break records at NWGA Championships

SWIMMING: Rome High swimmers break records at NWGA Championships

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With the swimming season nearing its end, the Rome High boys’ and girls’ swim teams produced a successful weekend against some of the top team…

BASKETBALL: Lady Wolves roll to win against East Paulding

BASKETBALL: Lady Wolves roll to win against East Paulding

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Rome girls basketball coach Jared Hughes had a meeting with his team before Saturday’s Region 7-5A game against East Paulding, and asked every…

FOOTBALL: Former West Rome coach Robert Green remembered as kind and passionate

FOOTBALL: Former West Rome coach Robert Green remembered as kind and passionate

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It’s easy for a football coach to get wrapped up in a game, but Robert Green made an effort to take just as much interest in his players’ live…

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Janeise Wilson joins Shear Madness salon

Janeise Wilson joins Shear Madness salon

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Shear Madness Hair Salon, 3486 Martha Berry Highway, welcomes an addition to its crew.  Janeise Wilson, master cosmetologist, joined the salon in December, 2016. A news release from salon states: “Janeise brings a vast knowledge of hair and high energy to our staff.” 

Jessica Smith selected Controller at Redmond Regional Medical Center

Jessica Smith selected Controller at Redmond Regional Medical Center

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Jessica Smith has been named the controller at Redmond Regional Medical Center. In this role, Smith will be responsible for the supervision and maintenance of accounting and financial records.

Morning Pointe honors Outstanding 2016 Associate Bruce Harkins

Morning Pointe honors Outstanding 2016 Associate Bruce Harkins

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CALHOUN – Independent Healthcare Properties (IHP) and Morning Pointe Senior Living presented the annual Exceeding Expectations Award to Bruce Harkins, maintenance director at Morning Pointe of Calhoun, for exemplifying exceptional customer service and dedication to residents and their families.

Nurse Practitioner Laurie Gerhard joins practice of Dr. Susan Lee

Nurse Practitioner Laurie Gerhard joins practice of Dr. Susan Lee

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Laurie Gerhard, ARNP-BC, has joined the practice of Susan Lee, M.D., at 28 John Davenport Drive.

How to grow your business 101: SBDC and Chamber offer GrowSmart

How to grow your business 101: SBDC and Chamber offer GrowSmart

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The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center in Rome will conduct a GrowSmart with the Greater Rome Chamber Feb. 21 through March 21.

Janeise Wilson

Janeise Wilson

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Bruce Harkins

Bruce Harkins

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Laurie Gerhard

Laurie Gerhard

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Jessica Smith

Jessica Smith

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Old caboose heading down the tracks to Cave Spring and Great Race making pit stop in Rome

No. 2 Kansas beats Iowa State 76-72 for 17th straight win

No. 2 Kansas beats Iowa State 76-72 for 17th straight win

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AMES, Iowa (AP) — Frank Mason III had 16 points, Landen Lucas scored 14 and No. 2 Kansas hel…

Kendley hits 4 3s, scores 21; Morgan St beats NC A&T 82-53

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Tiwian Kendley had 21 points, including four 3-pointers, Kyle Thomas scored…

Warriors rout defending champion Cavaliers 126-91 in rematch

Warriors rout defending champion Cavaliers 126-91 in rematch

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors certainly looked ready to…

Peters leads Valparaiso past Green Bay 80-56

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VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Alec Peters scored 20 points and grabbed a career-best 16 rebounds t…

Wade saves Norfolk St. in 75-70 win over Delaware St.

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DOVER, Del. (AP) — Jonathan Wade scored 20 points and Jordan Butler had 15 points and seven …

Brown, Hughes lead Georgia Southern to 62-60 win over ULM

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MONROE, La. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 11 of his 19 points in the final 11:41, Mike Hughes f…

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.

LaFayette man charged with killing girlfriend

LaFayette man charged with killing girlfriend

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A 29-year-old LaFayette man killed his live-in girlfriend Sunday evening, Jan. 15, Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson said Monday.

Rep. Tom Graves to chair Appropriations Subcommittee for Financial Services

Rep. Tom Graves to chair Appropriations Subcommittee for Financial Services

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Rep. Tom Graves (R-Ranger) announced today that he was selected to chair the House Committee on Appropriations’ Financial Services and General…