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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Send a ‘Heart Bomb’ to a home you love

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Send a ‘Heart Bomb’ to a home you love

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Now that February is upon us, the National Trust for Historic Preservation is encouraging people all over the United States to join in the mov…

Mike Lester Cartoon

Mike Lester Cartoon

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Mike Lester, Washington Post Writers Group

EDITORIAL: Sometimes a community has to move on

EDITORIAL: Sometimes a community has to move on

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For more than 40 years — some estimate as many as 60 — Rome and Floyd County have worked tirelessly for a connector to I-75. There have been c…

BASEBALL: Vikings complete sweep

BASEBALL: Vikings complete sweep

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The Berry College Vikings upped their record to 5-3 after winning the final game against the Emory & Henry Wasps with a final score of 6-5.

LACROSSE: Berry men lose to Hampden-Sydney

LACROSSE: Berry men lose to Hampden-Sydney

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Hampden-Sydney men 14, Berry 11

BERRY LACROSSE: Berry women’s lacrosse team falls

BERRY LACROSSE: Berry women’s lacrosse team falls

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Keiley Ayers scored twice as the Berry College women’s lacrosse team fell to Illinois Wesleyan College 14-5 on Sunday afternoon.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Send a ‘Heart Bomb’ to a home you love

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Send a ‘Heart Bomb’ to a home you love

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Now that February is upon us, the National Trust for Historic Preservation is encouraging people all over the United States to join in the mov…

Mike Lester Cartoon

Mike Lester Cartoon

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Mike Lester, Washington Post Writers Group

EDITORIAL: Sometimes a community has to move on

EDITORIAL: Sometimes a community has to move on

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For more than 40 years — some estimate as many as 60 — Rome and Floyd County have worked tirelessly for a connector to I-75. There have been c…

COLUMN: End legislative bait and switch

COLUMN: End legislative bait and switch

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Georgians ought to be fired up about at least two pieces of legislation floating around in this year’s General Assembly.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Good riddance to Michael Flynn

GUEST EDITORIAL: Good riddance to Michael Flynn

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There is only one possible reaction to the resignation of retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as President Trump’s national security adviser: good …

COLUMN: Fashion, Flappers and Sammy Rich: Upcoming events you don’t want to miss

COLUMN: Fashion, Flappers and Sammy Rich: Upcoming events you don’t want to miss

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I’ve been asked, once again, to participate in two upcoming community events that A) make me proud to be a part of Rome and Floyd County, and …

Clay Bennett Cartoon

Clay Bennett Cartoon

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Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

GUEST COLUMN: Encourage yourself to thrive

GUEST COLUMN: Encourage yourself to thrive

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More than ever it seems people are sharing their feeling of being frightened and concerned about the uncertainties facing us like never before…

GUEST COLUMNIST: God calls beyond the comfort

GUEST COLUMNIST: God calls beyond the comfort

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Thornton Wilder would be proud. This place is an “Our Town” sort of experience, salubrious in character. It’s a restaurant I patronize where p…

GUEST EDITORIAL: Squelching protest in the name of public peace is chilling and un-American

GUEST EDITORIAL: Squelching protest in the name of public peace is chilling and un-American

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The words from White House advisor Stephen Miller during Sunday’s “Face the Nation” program, in which he defended President Trump’s dreadful e…

GUEST EDITORIAL: Jeff Sessions carries the weight of a divided nation on his shoulders

GUEST EDITORIAL: Jeff Sessions carries the weight of a divided nation on his shoulders

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has entered his powerful and essential office at a time of division and partisan rancor that few of his recent …

Mike Lester's cartoon

Mike Lester's cartoon

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GUEST COLUMN: My discordant fellow Americans:

GUEST COLUMN: My discordant fellow Americans:

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You have strewn your calling cards across the land scarring it physically and culturally. You have decreed as moral that which for years has b…

In war on terror, look closer to home

In war on terror, look closer to home

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Imagine it had been a man named Muhammad who walked into an elementary school in Connecticut and murdered 20 children and six of their teacher…

GUEST EDITORIAL: Real voter fraud is lie that it’s common

GUEST EDITORIAL: Real voter fraud is lie that it’s common

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President Trump, who refuses to believe he lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton in November by 3 million votes, must be overjoyed at an ou…

EDITORIAL: Rome wins recognition in list of ‘Live, Work, Play Cities’

EDITORIAL: Rome wins recognition in list of ‘Live, Work, Play Cities’

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Rome has received enviable recognition as a desirable place to live, work and play. Our city made a short list of nine “Live, Work, Play Citie…

Clay Bennett Cartoon

Clay Bennett Cartoon

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GUEST COLUMN: Rome bear chasers

GUEST COLUMN: Rome bear chasers

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My time on the Rome Police Department, I spent a lot of time doing things that I would never do in life. One of those things was chasing a big…

GUEST COLUMN: Jeff Sessions carries the weight of a divided nation on his shoulders

GUEST COLUMN: Jeff Sessions carries the weight of a divided nation on his shoulders

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has entered his powerful and essential office at a time of division and partisan rancor that few of his recent …

EDITORIAL: Expanding medical marijuana use: Legislators confronting difficult issue

EDITORIAL: Expanding medical marijuana use: Legislators confronting difficult issue

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The issue of expanding the use of medical marijuana in Georgia again confronts the General Assembly. It is an issue fraught with hope on the o…

Famine declared in part of South Sudan's Unity state

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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, the result o…

Pakistani women in memorable rugby sevens debut

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — They might have won only one match at the Asian Women's Rugby Sevens in Lao…

Weekend Sports In Brief

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PRO BASKETBALL

Lots of points, lots of dunks, not a lot of All-Star defense

Lots of points, lots of dunks, not a lot of All-Star defense

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It was the fourth quarter of the All-Star Game, and a few fans started ye…

Pakistani women in memorable rugby sevens debut

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They might have won only one match at the Asian Women's Rugby Sevens in Laos on the weekend,…

ICYMI: Upsets galore and one near upset in women's hoops.

ICYMI: Upsets galore and one near upset in women's hoops.

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NEW YORK (AP) — It wasn't a great week to be a ranked team.

Centre woman found dead; her son charged with murder

Centre woman found dead; her son charged with murder

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The body of a missing Cherokee County, Alabama, woman was found Sunday and her son has been charged with her murder, according to Cherokee Cou…

Update: Cartersville police looking for driver who struck and killed pedestrian

Update: Cartersville police looking for driver who struck and killed pedestrian

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Cartersville police are looking for a driver who struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday night near the intersection of Hwy. 20 and Hwy. 411 …

Whitfield Co. sheriff's deputy charged with child molestation in Bartow Co.

Whitfield Co. sheriff's deputy charged with child molestation in Bartow Co.

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A Whitfield County Sheriff's Deputy was arrested Thursday in connection with a 2016 child molestation in Bartow County, officials said.