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Rome to review alcohol rules; panel looking for ideas to attract visitors, business

Rome to review alcohol rules; panel looking for ideas to attract visitors, business

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Rome’s Alcohol Control Commission has added a mission this year — looking for ways to improve the business climate while maintaining a family-friendly atmosphere.

Clay Bennett Cartoon

Clay Bennett Cartoon

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Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Mike Lester Cartoon

Mike Lester Cartoon

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Mike Lester, Washington Post Writers Group

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Republicans must keep promises on health care

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Republicans must keep promises on health care

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Republicans in Congress and President Trump are trying to come up with something better than the Affordable Care Act. I expect them to keep th…

GHC BASKETBALL: Lady Chargers top Andrew College

GHC BASKETBALL: Lady Chargers top Andrew College

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GHC women 64, Andrew College 60

GHC BASKETBALL: Chargers win regular-season GCAA title

GHC BASKETBALL: Chargers win regular-season GCAA title

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From GHC reports

YOUTH SPORTS: Knights of Columbus hosting free throw competition next month

YOUTH SPORTS: Knights of Columbus hosting free throw competition next month

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Local children will have a chance to test their basketball skills next month as part of a free competition coordinated by the Rome area Knight…

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Pepperell High students prep for business world

Pepperell High students prep for business world

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It’s never too early to get a jump start on preparing for a life in the everyday workforce — a lesson Pepperell High School students recently experienced firsthand.

Developers detail challenges of building in Rome, say changes needed for getting projects started

Developers detail challenges of building in Rome, say changes needed for getting projects started

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The common joke among some real estate developers and construction managers in the Rome area is that it can often times take longer to get a project started than it does to actually build it out.

Also in Word on the Street

Also in Word on the Street

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Musselwhite to head New Mexico Film Foundation and Aragon accounting service grows from home to office

Small Business Snapshot

Small Business Snapshot

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John Adams and Latisha Stanley of Golden Errands LLC

Julie Crenshaw

Julie Crenshaw

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Housing authority looking at 2 new deals

Housing authority looking at 2 new deals

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A company based out of Knoxville, Tennessee, has signed a contract to purchase the 120-unit Meadowlane Apartments in West Rome.

Jamwich to offer beer; ACC  approves alcohol permits for series of block parties

Jamwich to offer beer; ACC approves alcohol permits for series of block parties

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The Rome Alcohol Control Commission approved permits Monday for Jamwich sandwich shop, a new convenience store, and five downtown block parties scheduled for the summer.

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 price growth rate for housing has come back to prerecession levels — according to a new report from the National Association of Counties.

Nicholson planning Broad Strokes art studio/gallery downtown

Nicholson planning Broad Strokes art studio/gallery downtown

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David Nicholson estimates he’s about a week away from completing interior renovations for his new art studio and gallery, Broad Strokes, at 430 Broad St.

Berry College announces Rewis new VP of marketing and communications

Berry College announces Rewis new VP of marketing and communications

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Berry College welcomes Nancy Rewis as the new vice president of marketing and communications.

Haas unveils new car for its 2nd season in F1

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — American team Haas has introduced its new car for its second season …

Koch leads fight to deregulate African-style braiding

Koch leads fight to deregulate African-style braiding

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PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The billionaire industrialist Charles Koch and hair braider Jocelyn D…

Kane scores hat trick as Tottenham thrashes Stoke 4-0

Kane scores hat trick as Tottenham thrashes Stoke 4-0

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LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane scored a hat trick as Tottenham thrashed Stoke 4-0 Sunday to delive…

Air show aims for March after hurricane dashed earlier plans

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — An air show along Georgia's coast that was canceled because of Hurrica…

Jason Day withdraws from World Golf Championship in Mexico

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jason Day has withdrawn from the Mexico Championship because …

Georgia craft brewers ready to leave prohibition laws behind

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ATLANTA (AP) — By day, Jamey Adams works as a forensic chemist for the U.S. Army crime lab i…

UPS driver healing after dog attack in Cedartown

UPS driver healing after dog attack in Cedartown

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Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome said on Thursday that a UPS driver was at home recovering from injuries after he was attacked by a pit bu…

Bond set for man accused of murdering his mother

Bond set for man accused of murdering his mother

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Cherokee County District Court Judge Wes Mobley has set bond for Accused Murder Larry Bodily at $500,000. He set the bond Wednesday, Feb. 22.

Back Alley Productions in LaFayette continues to grow the local arts district

Back Alley Productions in LaFayette continues to grow the local arts district

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Back Alley Productions in LaFayette is bringing the theatrical arts to the area with a variety of performances fit for everyone -- and the art…