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Pepperell graduate gets appointment to U.S. Naval Academy

Pepperell graduate gets appointment to U.S. Naval Academy

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Daniel Lovell, a 2016 graduate of Pepperell High School, has been appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy for the Class of 2021. Lovell received two nominations to the Naval Academy this past year. He was nominated by Senator David Perdue and Congressman Tom Graves. He was also nominated to West Point by Congressman Graves.

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.

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GNTC students to take on skills competition

GNTC students to take on skills competition

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More than three dozen students from all six campuses of Georgia Northwestern Technical College will strap on their helmets and compete for the…

St. Andrew’s blessed in new home

St. Andrew’s blessed in new home

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Dozens of congregants gathered Sunday night for the consecration of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Riverside.

Heart of the Community 2017: Biggest banquet in 3 decades; $45K in grants announced

Heart of the Community 2017: Biggest banquet in 3 decades; $45K in grants announced

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The 2017 Heart of the Community inductees brought the largest crowd in the 31-year history of the awards to the Forum River Center on Saturday night.

Hikers, bikers and family dedicate new GE Trails at Garrard Park

Hikers, bikers and family dedicate new GE Trails at Garrard Park

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Light rain Saturday didn’t stop a large crowd from taking part in the dedication of the new GE Trails at Garrard Park. Well over a hundred hik…

Open Door Home welcomes a new executive director

Open Door Home welcomes a new executive director

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The Open Door Children’s Home of Rome has announced Berry College graduate Lynn Rousseau as their new executive director.

An Evening on the Runway: Annual fundraiser brings fashion, comedy,  community to DeSoto Theatre Feb. 24

An Evening on the Runway: Annual fundraiser brings fashion, comedy, community to DeSoto Theatre Feb. 24

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With a “Fashion Takes Flight” theme and increased community-wide participation, the Historic DeSoto Theatre brings back “An Evening on the Run…

100 Years Ago

100 Years Ago

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As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, Feb. 23, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago

Fifty Years Ago

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Sunday, Feb. 19, 1967

Rome Rotary Club honors Terrific Students

Rome Rotary Club honors Terrific Students

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Kindermusik offers South Rome Early Learning Center students a fun way to learn

Kindermusik offers South Rome Early Learning Center students a fun way to learn

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Joyful noise could be heard through the South Rome Early Learning Center hallway at Anna K. Davie as the center’s students participated in the…

Unity Christian announces honors for seniors

Unity Christian announces honors for seniors

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Unity Christian School’s graduating class of 2017 is continuing successes reached by the class of 2016, the school’s 10th graduating class.

2017 Terrific Kids honored by Noon Optimists

2017 Terrific Kids honored by Noon Optimists

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Two students from each Rome and Floyd County Elementary School were honored at the annual Terrific Kid Banquet sponsored by the Noon Optimist …

Darlington musical 'Once on This Island' offers a love story for everyone

Darlington musical 'Once on This Island' offers a love story for everyone

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It’s a “bucket list” play for Darlington School’s theater director Shelley Daniel, who says “Once on This Island” has something for everyone.

3rd-grader donates hair to help other children

3rd-grader donates hair to help other children

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Shelby Kendall, a third-grader at Unity Christian School, decided to get her first big haircut and donated 9 inches of it to Children With Hair Loss.

Berry College announces new vice president of marketing and communications

Berry College announces new vice president of marketing and communications

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Berry College welcomes Nancy Rewis as the new Vice President of Marketing and Communications.

GHC names Michelle Boyce the new dean of Health Sciences

GHC names Michelle Boyce the new dean of Health Sciences

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Georgia Highlands College has appointed Michelle Boyce as the new dean of Health Sciences. Boyce will oversee the Division of Health Sciences,…

Mary Boyd named as provost at Berry College

Mary Boyd named as provost at Berry College

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Mary K. Boyd, of Austin, Texas, has been named provost at Berry College.

Misty Pledger promoted to Floyd County police sergeant

Misty Pledger promoted to Floyd County police sergeant

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The Floyd County Police Department is pleased to announce the promotion of Misty Pledger to the rank of sergeant effective immediately.

'An Evening on the Runway' fashion show returns to DeSoto Feb. 24

'An Evening on the Runway' fashion show returns to DeSoto Feb. 24

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With a “Fashion Takes Flight” theme and increased community-wide participation, the Historic DeSoto Theatre brings back “An Evening on the Run…

College hoops' must-watch games to close the regular season

College hoops' must-watch games to close the regular season

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PHOENIX (AP) — The college basketball season has been filled with great games the past four …

Nathan Chen is rare American to master quadruple jumps

Nathan Chen is rare American to master quadruple jumps

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Here's a figure skating rarity: An American man, Nathan Chen, is pushing the envelope on jum…

US Bishops join Mexico colleagues, denounce 'Santa Muerte'

US Bishops join Mexico colleagues, denounce 'Santa Muerte'

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bishops in the United States are denouncing the skeleton folk saint…

Barca under pressure from fans after mediocre performances

Barca under pressure from fans after mediocre performances

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MADRID (AP) — Lionel Messi's 90th-minute winner against promoted Leganes did little to ease …

Feliz in Brewers camp, ready to challenge for closer's role

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PHOENIX (AP) — After sorting out work visa issues in his native Dominican Republic, the Brew…

Warm weather forces American Birkebeiner route changes

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HAYWARD, Wis. (AP) — Warm weather is forcing organizers to change the route of Saturday's Am…

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 …