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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Falcons win on last-second Koo field goal, now 3-3. John McClellan’s picks for this Friday; plus playoff snapshot. Latest high school, college rankings. Charlie Morton to pitch for Braves in game one of the World Series Tuesday night.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Falcons win on last-second Koo field goal, now 3-3. John McClellan’s picks for this Friday; plus playoff snapshot. Latest high school, college rankings. Charlie Morton to pitch for Braves in game one of the World Series Tuesday night.

Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Self-serve, drive-through, curbside, Door Dash. Mount Berry Mall, 7 a.m. curbside breakfast; 9 a.m. inside; open until 8:30 p.m. Shipping Container, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. All Monday-Saturday. HIGH SCHOOL   John McClellan’s high school picks: Closer look at post-season playoffs plus who will win this Friday. McClellan. AJC weekly high… Read more

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Obituaries: Stacey Denell O’Neal Rodriguez.

Obituaries: Stacey Denell O’Neal Rodriguez.

Stacey Denell O’Neal Rodriguez, age 51, of Cedartown passed away Friday October 22, 2021 in a local hospital. Stacey was born on November 21, 1969 in Rome GA., a daughter of Milledge Joseph O’Neal Jr. and Lois Minter O’Neal. Survivors include her husband: Francisco Rodriguez; sons: Jakob Rodriguez, and Cruz Rodriguez; parents: M.J. O’Neal and… Read more

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Dining: Pick O’ Deli closes Dean Avenue location, ‘hoping to remodel and be back in business sometime in 2022.’ Customers are being referred to the Riverside location.

Dining: Pick O’ Deli closes Dean Avenue location, ‘hoping to remodel and be back in business sometime in 2022.’ Customers are being referred to the Riverside location.

This has not been a good month for meat-and-three fans. First came word of Martha’s Skillet closing as of this Friday, Oct. 29. Well, there’s another surprise. The original Pick O’ Deli on Dean Avenue has closed, at least for now. Customers arriving Saturday afternoon were greeted by be digital sign telling them the location… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny and 80 today; highs in the upper 60s starting Tuesday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny and 80 today; highs in the upper 60s starting Tuesday.

  OUTLOOK A little rain on Monday to be followed by afternoon highs dropping to the upper 60s. FORECAST Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near… Read more

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Updated: Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Braves vs. Astros in World Series game 1 on Tuesday after 4-2 win over the Dodgers. Berry wins big at Hendrix; rough road trip for Shorter. Tech edged by Virginia. Falcons at Dolphins, today at 1 p.m.

Updated: Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Braves vs. Astros in World Series game 1 on Tuesday after 4-2 win over the Dodgers. Berry wins big at Hendrix; rough road trip for Shorter. Tech edged by Virginia. Falcons at Dolphins, today at 1 p.m.

Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Self-serve, drive-through, curbside, Door Dash. Mount Berry Mall, 7 a.m. curbside breakfast; 9 a.m. inside; open until 8:30 p.m. Shipping Container, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. All Monday-Saturday. HIGH SCHOOL   AJC weekly high school rankings (through Oct. 24) 6A: Rome holds at no. 6. 5A:  Cartersville remains no. 1. 5A:  Calhoun… Read more

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Obituaries: Dr. Gene Grant Davidson.

Obituaries: Dr. Gene Grant Davidson.

Dr. Gene Grant Davidson, age 79, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at a local hospital. Dr. Davidson was born in Ashland, Kentucky on April 27, 1942, son of the late Gene Raymond Davidson and the late Lena Virginia Davidson.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Roanoke College on August… Read more

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Updated: Shorter site transforms from autos to eyecare. Sequel to Rome Cinemas sale: 500 storage units, 12 jobs by spring. Home sales jump in September in Bartow, Gordon counties.

Updated: Shorter site transforms from autos to eyecare. Sequel to Rome Cinemas sale: 500 storage units, 12 jobs by spring. Home sales jump in September in Bartow, Gordon counties.

  Motorists in West Rome have watched the former Lube Car Care Center at 2117 Shorter Ave. undergo a transformation in recent months. That upgrade is complete as Specs for Less is now open at that location. Hours are 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and  until 6 p.m. Saturday. Frank Parris says… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines. Pick O’ Deli shuts down Dean Avenue location; says remodel pending. NW Georgia easily women outpace men in first vaccine doses; still lags behind state. Huge night head for community, Rome City Commission. Fall returns Monday.

Heritage First Headlines. Pick O’ Deli shuts down Dean Avenue location; says remodel pending. NW Georgia easily women outpace men in first vaccine doses; still lags behind state. Huge night head for community, Rome City Commission. Fall returns Monday.

Today’s first headlines: Dining: Pick O’ Deli closes Dean Avenue location, ‘hoping to remodel and be back in business sometime in 2022.’ Customers are being referred to the Riverside location. Health: Northwest Georgia women far outpace men in getting at least one COVID vaccination. Region way behind state averages. Monday’s Rome City Commission meeting could… Read more

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CrimeWatch: Arrests in Northwest Georgia brought to you by Big Dan’s Car Wash.

CrimeWatch: Arrests in Northwest Georgia brought to you by Big Dan’s Car Wash.

THIS PAGE HAS BEEN RETIRED. About this page:  Updates from the Floyd County Jail three times a day: 4 and 8 a.m., and 8 p.m The latest each day from the Bartow County Jail.  Reports from the Polk County Jail (weekdays). Updates from Cartersville Police. Plus: Safety, crime-fighting tips. Floyd County Jail:  4 a.m. 8 a.m. No… Read more

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Updated: Berry cuts the ribbon on state-of-the-art animal science building on Friday. It is part of a $30 million-plus community investment in 2021.

Updated: Berry cuts the ribbon on state-of-the-art animal science building on Friday. It is part of a $30 million-plus community investment in 2021.

    A ribbon cutting was held Friday, Oct. 22, for the new animal science building on the Berry College campus  Pictured from left to right are: Chair of the Berry College Board of Trustees Rick Gilbert; Vice Chair Bert Clark; Trustee Randy Berry; Trustee Fred Tharpe; Berry College President Stephen Briggs; Brenda Briggs; Dean of the School of… Read more

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Guest column: Gabby Petito’s loss a grim reminder of the toll of partner violence. A continuing ‘curriculum of violence prevention’ is one solution.

Guest column: Gabby Petito’s loss a grim reminder of the toll of partner violence. A continuing ‘curriculum of violence prevention’ is one solution.

From Lynn Rousseau, executive director Since 1985, the month of October has been recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in our country. I’m quite sure that the original organizers had envisioned a community with far less intimate partner violence by the year 2021 when they worked to have the month designated to the issue 36… Read more

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Floyd County: Jones Mill Road to be closed Oct. 28-31 because of the air show; changes at remote site as well.

Floyd County: Jones Mill Road to be closed Oct. 28-31 because of the air show; changes at remote site as well.

  From Floyd County Government: Because of roadway traffic from the Wings Over North Georgia Airshow, Jones Mill Road will be closed to through traffic on the upcoming dates and times for safety reasons: Thursday, October 28, 2021 – CLOSED 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 29, 2021 – CLOSED 11:00 a.m. – 5:00… Read more

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