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3 Floyd County Schools students selected to All-State Honor Band

3 Floyd County Schools students selected to All-State Honor Band

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Three Floyd County students have been selected for the Georgia Music Educators Association All-State Honor Band for 2017.

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…

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Leader, Mother, Advocate, Friend: Community bids farewell as Harbor House Executive Director resigns

Leader, Mother, Advocate, Friend: Community bids farewell as Harbor House Executive Director resigns

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This year will be Gail Garland’s 20th year at Harbor House.

100 Years Ago

100 Years Ago

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As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

50 Years Ago

50 Years Ago

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Monday, Jan. 23, 1967

4 GNTC students in running for GOAL leadership award

4 GNTC students in running for GOAL leadership award

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Four Georgia Northwestern Technical College students have been selected as the college’s semifinalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of L…

American Legion post thanks RN-T

American Legion post thanks RN-T

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Visual comedian to perform at Berry College

Visual comedian to perform at Berry College

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Visual comedian “Drew the Dramatic Fool” will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Jan. 21 in the Ford Auditorium at Berry College.

GE trails cleanup for MLK Day

GE trails cleanup for MLK Day

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Meningitis vaccine expert to speak at Berry College

Meningitis vaccine expert to speak at Berry College

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World renowned physician and meningitis vaccine expert Dr. Marc LaForce will speak at 7 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Berry College Krannert Ballroom.

Roman finding niche with Woodstock government

Roman finding niche with Woodstock government

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WOODSTOCK — A Reinhardt University graduate and master’s program student launched his career through an internship with the city of Woodstock.

Three Kings Day brings Hispanic families together to celebrate culture, unity

Three Kings Day brings Hispanic families together to celebrate culture, unity

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As Mirna Salvador moved along a table of donated clothes at the Rome Civic Center on Saturday, she expressed a sentiment of togetherness with …

Pepperell’s Academic Decathlon team wins third straight title

Pepperell’s Academic Decathlon team wins third straight title

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The Pepperell High Academic Decathlon team continued their run of success in the Floyd County Schools Academic Decathlon by taking their third…

Heart of the Community 2017

Heart of the Community 2017

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Nine local ”unsung heroes” Heritage First Bank, David Mathis, Joe Montgomery, Jim Powell, Pamela Roberts, Kristen Sheeley, Mary Hardin Thornto…

Ingle - Barron Engagement

Ingle - Barron Engagement

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Tommy Barron and Meredith Ingle of Rome announce their engagement.

100 Years Ago

100 Years Ago

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As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column as presented in the Wednesday, Jan. 11, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago

Fifty Years Ago

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Monday, Jan. 16, 1967

Darlington Rumpus weekend starts with stomach-churning competition

Darlington Rumpus weekend starts with stomach-churning competition

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The crowd on Darlington School’s Chapel Lawn was loud and proud as they cheered their teammates on to victory in a rather challenging eating contest.

Media nonprofit recognizes Glenwood Primary

Media nonprofit recognizes Glenwood Primary

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Glenwood Primary School has been recognized as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School.

Shorter University announces fall 2016 dean's list

Shorter University announces fall 2016 dean's list

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Shorter University has announced students named to the dean’s list during the fall semester of 2016. To achieve this honor, students must have…

Pitman 25th Anniversary

Pitman 25th Anniversary

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Randy and Donna Pitman celebrated their 25th anniversary on Jan. 5 with a small party attended by family and friends.

They're Back: Brady and Patriots win AFC, 36-17 vs Steelers

They're Back: Brady and Patriots win AFC, 36-17 vs Steelers

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Tom Brady redemption tour is headed to the Super Bowl.

Tom Brady leads the Patriots back to Super Bowl with 36-17 rout of Pittsburgh Steelers. New England will play Atlanta

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady leads the Patriots back to Super Bowl with 36-17 rout of …

Towns carries Wolves past Nuggets, 111-108

Towns carries Wolves past Nuggets, 111-108

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 32 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists and hit t…

Rodgers unable to pull injury-riddled Packers off the mat

Rodgers unable to pull injury-riddled Packers off the mat

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ATLANTA (AP) — All afternoon, Aaron Rodgers watched a stream of teammates limp off the field…

Giroux scores 3:20 into OT to lift Flyers past Islanders

Giroux scores 3:20 into OT to lift Flyers past Islanders

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NEW YORK (AP) — Claude Giroux scored at 3:20 of overtime as the Philadelphia Flyers rallied …

The Latest: Serena Williams through to Australian Open QFs

The Latest: Serena Williams through to Australian Open QFs

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Monday from the Australian Open (all times local):

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.