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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.

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.

New auto shop planned on Martha Berry Boulevard

New auto shop planned on Martha Berry Boulevard

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The site of a vacant and ramshackle former car detail shop across from Wendy’s on Martha Berry Boulevard is slated for a makeover.

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.

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…

Touch 5 weather

Rome, GA

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    Broken Clouds

    63°

    Feels Like: 63°

    High of 74° with a low of 45°

    Humidity: 72%

    Wind: SE at 5mph

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…

Injured hip sidelines Louisville guard Snider for 2-3 weeks

Injured hip sidelines Louisville guard Snider for 2-3 weeks

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville guard Quentin Snider will miss 2-3 weeks with an injured h…

Packers flip script, experience last-second playoff win

Packers flip script, experience last-second playoff win

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — For once after a game, Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby felt sore.

Northern Arizona tops Portland State 83-76 for 1st home win

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Green made 6 of 9 3-pointers and had 26 points and nine rebound…

AP Analysis: A-Rod's biggest call in weekend full of them

AP Analysis: A-Rod's biggest call in weekend full of them

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Aaron Rodgers doesn't just make the big throws, he designs them.

Jokic scores career-high 30, Nuggets beat Magic 125-112

Jokic scores career-high 30, Nuggets beat Magic 125-112

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DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored a career-high 30 points, Emmanuel Mudiay dished out a care…

Day 2: Novak, Serena and Co set for 1st-round matches

Day 2: Novak, Serena and Co set for 1st-round matches

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic are set to begin quests for t…

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…