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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


Rome animals visit the Governor's Mansion

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


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


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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There's a way to end it

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


Retired educators still educating

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


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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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


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


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


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

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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


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

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