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GUEST EDITORIAL: Trump must put the country before his business interests

GUEST EDITORIAL: Trump must put the country before his business interests

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Donald Trump must choose: Be president, or be chairman of his company. He can’t do both without creating severe conflicts of interest, at the …

GUEST EDITORIAL: NRA renews push to dismantle state, local gun-control laws

GUEST EDITORIAL: NRA renews push to dismantle state, local gun-control laws

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The extremely powerful but highly irresponsible National Rifle Association spent $30 million this year helping elect Donald J. Trump and $10 m…

GUEST COLUMN: As best as I can remember …

GUEST COLUMN: As best as I can remember …

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As best as I can remember, I was somewhere between 5 and 6 years old when this took place.

GHC BASKETBALL: Chargers move to 11-0 with win over Lawson State

GHC BASKETBALL: Chargers move to 11-0 with win over Lawson State

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Four players reached double digits in points and Georgia Highlands’ men’s basketball team forced 29 turnovers as they defeated Lawson State 98…

GHC BASKETBALL: Depleted Lady Chargers fall to Lawson State, 66-60

GHC BASKETBALL: Depleted Lady Chargers fall to Lawson State, 66-60

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Lawson State women 66, Ga. Highlands 60

HOLIDAY FESTIVAL BASKETBALL: Coaches recall Holiday tournaments past at luncheon

HOLIDAY FESTIVAL BASKETBALL: Coaches recall Holiday tournaments past at luncheon

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History is something of which the annual Holiday Festival Basketball Tournament has plenty.

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Turner Eugene McGinnis Jr.

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Turner Eugene “Buster” McGinnis, Jr. age 79, of Rome passed away Monday December 5, 2016.

Ronald E. Hobgood Sr.

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Mr. Ronald E. Hobgood, Sr., age 69, of Rome, passed away on, Monday, December 5, 2016.

Patricia Forbes Maxwell

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Mrs. Patricia Forbes “Pat” Maxwell, age 79, of Lindale, passed away Monday, December 5, 2016, at her residence.

Walter Allen Clarke

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Mr. Walter Allen Clarke, age 62, transitioned from this life on Dec. 1, 2016 at Floyd Medical Center.

James Ladell Penn

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Mr. James Ladell Penn, 67, of Rome, Georgia passed Saturday, December 3, 2016.

Dean Lamar Edmondson

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Dean Lamar Edmondson age 63 of Shannon passed away Saturday December 3, 2016 at his residence.

Patricia Ann McCain Comer

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Patricia Ann McCain Comer age 74 of Rome, GA went to be with the Lord on December 3, 2016.

Grover Calvin Byars Jr.

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Mr. Grover Calvin Byars, Jr., age 85, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, December 3, 2016, at his residence.

Nancy Ann Tidmore Floyd

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Mrs. Nancy Ann Tidmore Floyd, age 69, of Rome, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016, in a local hospital.

Essie B. Rivers

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Mrs. Essie B. Rivers, 95, of Rome, Georgia passed Thursday, December 1, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.

M.C. Winston

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Mr. M.C. Winston, 66, of Rome, Georgia passed Sunday, December 4, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.

Patricia Ann McCain Comer

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Mrs. Patricia Ann “Pat” McCain Comer, age 74, of Rome, passed away Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at her residence.

James Ladell Penn

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Mr. James Ladell Penn, age 67, of Rome, Ga., passed Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016.

Nancy Ann Tidmore Floyd

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Mrs. Nancy Ann Tidmore Floyd, age 69, of Rome, passed away Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in a local hospital.

Frances Willene Morris Hinton

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Mrs. Frances Willene Morris Hinton, age 87, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in a local hospital.

Frances Evlyn Buckley Hobdy

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Mrs. Frances Evlyn Buckley Hobdy, age 87, passed away peacefully Sunday November 27, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Ellis C. Buckley a…

Eben Toole Jr.

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Mr. Eben “Richard” Toole, Jr., age 73, of Rome, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016.

Ralph Jerry Winkle

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Ralph Jerry Winkle passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016, at a local medical center, Rome, Georgia, following a sudden cardiac event.

Essie B. Rivers

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Mrs. Essie B. Rivers, 95, of Rome, Georgia passed Thursday, December 1, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.

Walter Allen Clarke

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Mr. Walter Allen Clarke, 62, of Rome, Georgia passed Thursday, December 1, 2016.

Tottenham finally wins at Wembley, through to Europa League

Tottenham finally wins at Wembley, through to Europa League

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LONDON (AP) — Tottenham won at Wembley Stadium at the third attempt in the Champions League,…

AP source: Trump to tap Oklahoma AG Pruitt to head EPA

AP source: Trump to tap Oklahoma AG Pruitt to head EPA

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney Gen…

Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has hernia surgery

Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has hernia surgery

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants won't be able to replace defensive end Jaso…

Fangio says he plans to return for 3rd year running Bears' D

Fangio says he plans to return for 3rd year running Bears' D

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LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Vic Fangio says he intends to return for a third year as Chicago Be…

Texas Fishing Report

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Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department fo…

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

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Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:

Cherokee County investigators make arrests on multiple burglaries

Cherokee County investigators make arrests on multiple burglaries

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Cherokee County investigators, on Monday, Dec. 5, arrested several individuals in connection with multiple burglaries and thefts which occurre…

Flat Rock man arrested on burglary charge

Flat Rock man arrested on burglary charge

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Dekalb County law enforcement agents arrested a Flat Rock man on a burglary charge Monday, Dec. 5, after he was discovered inside a Henager re…

Man convicted in son's hot-car death gets life, no parole

Man convicted in son's hot-car death gets life, no parole

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MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A judge on Monday handed down a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole for a Georgia man convicted …