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Rome annexes, rezones land for massive subdivision off Pleasant Valley Road

The Rome City Commission unanimously voted to annex and rezone a portion of land for a proposed 1,018-home subdivision in Silver Creek. Read more

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Rome animals visit the Governor's Mansion

This past weekend, several local animals got the chance to visit the Governor’s Mansion. Read more

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Half of all Georgians now fully vaccinated against COVID

State health officials said Monday that 50% of all Georgians, or 5,154,793, are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Read more

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Hospital property purchase, elections board changes top Floyd County agenda Tuesday

The Floyd County Commission is expected to vote Tuesday on a resolution expanding the makeup of the elections board from three to five memb… Read more

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Opinion

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There's a way to end it

To prevent further spread of the coronavirus, we should require everyone to get fully vaccinated ... Read more

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Retired educators still educating

Gov. Brian Kemp has issued a state proclamation proclaiming Sunday, Nov. 7, as Georgia Retired Educators Day.  Read more

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Why are our legislators silent?

Citizens in the Rome/Floyd community ... are waiting for a response from our local legislative delegation in regards to the alleged racial incidents at Coosa High School. Read more

Police & Fire

Man faces auto break-in charges

A 34-year-old man was arrested on warrants Sunday for breaking into a vehicle on Oct. 6, reports stated. Read more

Drive-by shooting reported on Reservation Street

Officers responded to reports of shots fired at a residence in the 200 block of Reservation Street Sunday afternoon, reports stated. Read more

Lindale man faces aggravated stalking charges

Police arrested a Lindale man on felony aggravated stalking charges Sunday night, reports stated. Read more

Report: Driver injured in solo crash on North Ave

A 36-year-old woman crashed Saturday morning on North Avenue and suffered injuries, reports stated. Read more

Report: Man injured in U.S.. 411 crash Sunday

A two-car collision at the U.S. 411 and Chulio Road intersection injured a man, reports stated. Read more

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Sports

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Berry clinches title, right to host tournament

The No. 15-ranked Berry volleyball team clinched the regular season championship by defeating Sewanee in four sets in a Southern Athletic A… Read more

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Unity Christian Girls finish as state runners-up

The Unity Christian Lady Lions wrapped up their season in style on Saturday, putting together some impressive performances to earn a State … Read more

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Lady Indians advance to Elite Eight

The Armuchee Lady Indians went on a road trip on Saturday and, thanks to their impressive efforts, they’ve earned the right to make at leas… Read more

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Hawks outmatched by No.6 Argos

PENSACOLA, Fla. — The Shorter Hawks headed down to Pensacola to take on the University of West Florida (UWF) on Saturday afternoon. The No.… Read more

Weather Today

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Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 40s.

Humidity:63%
Cloud Coverage:32%
Wind:NNW at 11 mph
Chance of Rain:2%
UV Index:5 Moderate
Sunrise:07:55:35 AM
Sunset:06:53:13 PM
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Entertainment

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Britney Spears says family hurt her 'deeper' than people will ever understand

Britney Spears has spoken out about pain she has experienced from her family. Read more

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Ireland Baldwin is taking a social media break after a 'heartbreaking and weird couple of days'

Ireland Baldwin confirm she's stepping away from Instagram for a "little" while after a "heartbreaking and weird couple of days". Read more

This Week's Forecast

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Heavy rainThu
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Scattered showersFri
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Scattered showersSat
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Partly cloudySun
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