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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.

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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Woman’s historic surgery spreads hope

Woman’s historic surgery spreads hope

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The legacy of Carrie Elaine Woods lives on, not just in her daughter and in the lives she touched, but in the lessons doctors learned from her.

Floyd County Jail report for Sunday February 26 8 a.m.

Floyd County Jail report for Sunday February 26 8 a.m.

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This is the 8 am jail report for Saturday February 25

TU Trout Expo spreads wonder of the outdoors

TU Trout Expo spreads wonder of the outdoors

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It’s been warm enough the past week for anglers to be walking the trout stream across Northwest Georgia, but on Saturday they settled for a da…

District One Spelling Bee is a true ‘extravaganza’ for 14 contenders at GHC

District One Spelling Bee is a true ‘extravaganza’ for 14 contenders at GHC

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After twelve dreaded dings of the elimination bell, only two District One Spelling Bee contenders remained front and center in the Lakeland Au…

Floyd County Jail reports Feb. 25, 8 p.m.

Floyd County Jail reports Feb. 25, 8 p.m.

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

PAWS aims to drop kill rate, working on Target Zero recommendations

PAWS aims to drop kill rate, working on Target Zero recommendations

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A low-cost spay and neuter program is the likely linchpin for a concerted effort to bring down the kill rate at PAWS.

2 earn Eagle Scout badges; projects include flag retirement, prayer labyrinth

2 earn Eagle Scout badges; projects include flag retirement, prayer labyrinth

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Troop 1902 Boy Scouts Logan Tolbert and Jarred Jones recently completed requirements for earning the rank of Eagle Scout.

Runway show offers fashion, DeSoto fundraising

Runway show offers fashion, DeSoto fundraising

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The Evening on the Runway show is really all about helping the DeSoto, according to event organizers and participants.

Floyd County Jail report for Saturday February 25 8 a.m.

Floyd County Jail report for Saturday February 25 8 a.m.

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This is the 8 am jail report for Saturday February 25

Coosa senior Fernando Guzman honored with Exchange ACE Award

Coosa senior Fernando Guzman honored with Exchange ACE Award

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There were not a lot of dry eyes in the Palladium, home of the Rome Exchange Club, when Coosa High senior Fernando Guzman told civic club memb…

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 p…

Floyd County Jail reports Feb. 24, 8 p.m.

Floyd County Jail reports Feb. 24, 8 p.m.

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

Floyd County to seek $8.7 million state loan for Everett Springs water project

Floyd County to seek $8.7 million state loan for Everett Springs water project

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The Floyd County Commission is expected to sign off Tuesday on an application for an $8.7 million state loan to extend water service to the Ev…

Flu cases on the rise; officials warn season may not have peaked yet

Flu cases on the rise; officials warn season may not have peaked yet

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Georgia may be in the middle of peak flu season and the effects are evident at Floyd Medical Center facilities.

Floyd County Jail reports Feb. 24, 8 a.m.

Floyd County Jail reports Feb. 24, 8 a.m.

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

West End 5th-graders train like NFL players in Falcons Junior Training Camp

West End 5th-graders train like NFL players in Falcons Junior Training Camp

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West End fifth-graders got a little taste of how it feels to train like an NFL football player as they spent an hour going through the Atlanta…

Director: Indoor courts needed at Rome Tennis Center; bids have been lost due to lack of covered courts

Director: Indoor courts needed at Rome Tennis Center; bids have been lost due to lack of covered courts

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The need for indoor tennis courts to go along with the nation’s largest hard-court tennis complex at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College w…

Floyd County Jail reports Feb. 23, 8 p.m.

Floyd County Jail reports Feb. 23, 8 p.m.

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

WWII veterans recall taking of Iwo Jima

WWII veterans recall taking of Iwo Jima

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Feb. 23, 1945, is a day that is forever etched into the mind of retired Marine and Roman Bobby Blair.

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…

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…

Savannah renting St. Patrick's Day parking spaces in advance

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Visitors planning to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Savannah won't need…

Pacquiao, Khan announce they will fight on April 23

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WBO world welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan say they have agreed to terms f…

Elliott on the Daytona 500 pole again, alongside Earnhardt

Elliott on the Daytona 500 pole again, alongside Earnhardt

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It's Daytona Day!

What popular tax breaks are at risk if GOP overhauls taxes?

What popular tax breaks are at risk if GOP overhauls taxes?

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WASHINGTON (AP) — When Republicans say they want to lower taxes and get rid of loopholes to …

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…