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Household hazardous waste collection set for Saturday in Rome

Household hazardous waste collection set for Saturday in Rome

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The Rome-Floyd Recycling Center will host a free household hazardous waste collection event for Floyd County residents Saturday at the recycling center at 405 Watters St. in North Rome.

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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Household hazardous waste collection set for Saturday in Rome

Household hazardous waste collection set for Saturday in Rome

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The Rome-Floyd Recycling Center will host a free household hazardous waste collection event for Floyd County residents Saturday at the recycli…

County meeting with Cave Spring, Rome-Floyd Parks and Rec Dept.

County meeting with Cave Spring, Rome-Floyd Parks and Rec Dept.

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An update on SPLOST projects and Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Department needs are expected to dominate the agenda Tuesday, when the Floyd …

Floyd County Jail reports Jan. 16, 8 a.m.

Floyd County Jail reports Jan. 16, 8 a.m.

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

Rocky ruins are all that is left of Bartow County town named Cement

Rocky ruins are all that is left of Bartow County town named Cement

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When Malcolm Phillips was planning to move from Cobb County to Bartow County 30 years ago, he was fascinated by the name of a little town near…

Rome Republican Katie Dempsey has role in study on pot

Rome Republican Katie Dempsey has role in study on pot

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State Rep. Katie Dempsey would like to see federal regulations governing medical marijuana, but she’s searching for state options in the meantime.

Floyd County Jail reports Jan. 15, 8 p.m.

Floyd County Jail reports Jan. 15, 8 p.m.

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

Coming in Monday's Roman Record: GrowSmart, Great Race pit stop

Coming in Monday's Roman Record: GrowSmart, Great Race pit stop

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Roman Record Feature: Local sales tax receipts for Rome, Cave Spring and Floyd County

Utilities and housing, medical industries donate to Floyd lawmakers

Utilities and housing, medical industries donate to Floyd lawmakers

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Floyd County’s delegates to the Georgia General Assembly reported thousands of dollars worth of campaign donations in the last two months of t…

Good Shepherd volunteers travel country finding homes for dogs

Good Shepherd volunteers travel country finding homes for dogs

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With thousands of miles traveled and more than 2,700 dogs rescued last year, Good Shepherd Animal Refuge is making sure abandoned dogs find “f…

Between 60 to 70 people turn out for annual Polar Bear Paddle on Etowah River

Between 60 to 70 people turn out for annual Polar Bear Paddle on Etowah River

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Rome kayak enthusiast Nina Lovel said the weather was more conducive to being a “Black Bear Paddle” than the annual Polar Bear Paddle on the E…

Downtown leaders wanting boost from special events

Downtown leaders wanting boost from special events

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Downtown Rome business and property owners have twice voted to impose a tax, along with a business license surcharge, to help promote and phys…

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 …

Symposium: Race relations improved in Rome, but we still have a ways to go

Symposium: Race relations improved in Rome, but we still have a ways to go

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Panelists discussing the state of race relations in Rome were in agreement that things have improved, but said there is still plenty of work t…

Next leg of bypass indefinitely delayed by Indiana bat, eagles, other environmental issues

Next leg of bypass indefinitely delayed by Indiana bat, eagles, other environmental issues

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Construction of the southern leg of the Rome bypass from U.S. 27 South around to Ga. 101 near Preacher Smith Road is definitively going to be …

Tip leads to murder suspect Michael Yates’ arrest in Adairsville

Tip leads to murder suspect Michael Yates’ arrest in Adairsville

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Accused murderer Michael Yates, 22, was arrested by Adairsville police right at midnight Friday, just over 17 hours after allegedly shooting S…

MLK Day Closings

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City, county, state and federal offices will be closed Monday.

Floyd County Jail reports Jan. 14, 8 p.m.

Floyd County Jail reports Jan. 14, 8 p.m.

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

Cave Spring adds police positions

Cave Spring adds police positions

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Cave Spring residents now have 24-hour police patrols during the week, with two full-time officers on the job in addition to Chief Baker Harbin.

Rich to Exchange: Economic development is a top priority

Rich to Exchange: Economic development is a top priority

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Rome City Manager Sammy Rich made it clear to civic leaders Friday that he spends a great deal of time on economic development opportunities f…

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…