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Buzz: Rome Home third in Berry high school mathematics competition. Three River Singers’s Christmas program Dec. 15. Boston Butt sale benefits Pleasant Hill Baptist youth.

Buzz: Rome Home third in Berry high school mathematics competition. Three River Singers’s Christmas program Dec. 15. Boston Butt sale benefits Pleasant Hill Baptist youth.

  The Fall High School Berry College Mathematics Contest was held at Berry College on Thursday, Nov. 15. Six high school teams competed. The top three teams were: First, Tattnall Square Academy (Macon); second, Starr’s Mill High School (Fayetteville); and third, Rome High School. Top individual student winners were: first, Kyle Robinson from Starr’s Mill High School;… Continue Reading

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Buzz: Property taxes due today; Tax Commissioner Kevin Payne says $60 million already been collected. Two options for Master Gardener classes in 2019.

Buzz: Property taxes due today; Tax Commissioner Kevin Payne says $60 million already been collected. Two options for Master Gardener classes in 2019.

Property tax bills due this evening.  From the Floyd County Tax Commissioner’s Office: “Don’t forget that you can still mail your property tax bill. As long as it is postmarked by Nov. 15, it will not be considered late. Mail to P.O. Box 26 Rome, Ga.  30162. Tax Commissioner Kevin Payne joined us at 8:40… Continue Reading

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Free parking on floors 2-4 in the Third Avenue deck beginning Friday through the Christmas season.

Free parking on floors 2-4 in the Third Avenue deck beginning Friday through the Christmas season.

Media release: The City of Rome Parking Office announces free holiday parking at the Third Avenue deck starting Friday, Nov. 16.  In anticipation of the busy holiday season, the Parking Office is offering free deck parking on levels two, three and four to provide an additional parking option throughout the busy holiday season in downtown Rome.… Continue Reading

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Ahead of the Headlines: We don’t have a new governor yet — or a District 14 House representative. Economic development shuffle continues; Shannon site a catalyst. Let’s Make a Deal, Rome-style.

Ahead of the Headlines: We don’t have a new governor yet — or a District 14 House representative. Economic development shuffle continues; Shannon site a catalyst. Let’s Make a Deal, Rome-style.

  Politics: Who’s our next governor? Not so fast: Fact of the day — the only one declaring Brian Kemp governor-elect of Georgia is the candidate himself (and yes we watched the victory lap press conference with the governor). The Kemp-Abrams race remains “undecided” by election trackers with the Associated Press and others (click AJC) as… Continue Reading

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Buzz: Parking in downtown Rome on Tuesday’s City Commission agenda. Lowest gas prices in Georgia found in Rome, Summerville, says AAA.

Buzz: Parking in downtown Rome on Tuesday’s City Commission agenda. Lowest gas prices in Georgia found in Rome, Summerville, says AAA.

From WRGA: Rome City commissioners will consider an ordinance amendment to change the hours of parking enforcement downtown when they meet Tuesday night. If approved, no vehicle or motorcycle shall be parked on-street for more than two hours, whether consecutive or otherwise, in the downtown parking zone between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.,… Continue Reading

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Salvation Army of Rome gearing up for busy holiday season including Can-A-Thon, Thanksgiving Eve Community Dinner and Christmas bell ringing. How you can help.

Salvation Army of Rome gearing up for busy holiday season including Can-A-Thon, Thanksgiving Eve Community Dinner and Christmas bell ringing. How you can help.

The Salvation Army of Rome is gearing up for one of its busiest seasons of the year and needs the community’s help to make it happen. The bells will be ringing soon hoping to receive red kettle donations to support the Salvation Army’s feeding program. “Every hour a volunteer rings the bell, we’re able to… Continue Reading

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Veterans Day Memorial Service today at 11 a.m. at Veterans Park in Cedartown. Photos from other Veterans Day events.

Veterans Day Memorial Service today at 11 a.m. at Veterans Park in Cedartown. Photos from other Veterans Day events.

  Below please find a list of community services remembering Veterans Day. MONDAY, NOV. 12 Holiday: The federal holiday will be observed on Monday, Nov. 12, with many government offices, financial centers and others closed. Cedartown: The city’s Veterans Day service is Monday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Park on East Avenue. Local… Continue Reading

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Buzz: Floyd College & Career Academy wins honorable mention in state video contest. Rome and Floyd County Commission meeting this week.

Buzz: Floyd College & Career Academy wins honorable mention in state video contest. Rome and Floyd County Commission meeting this week.

  Floyd College & Career Academy has won honorable mention in this year’s Georgia School Boards Association’s student video contest. The lead student is Kylie Itson and sponsoring faculty member is Leah Lynn. In partnership with the Georgia Vision Project’s Spark campaign; GSBA sponsors a student video contest for public high school students all over the state. This year’s… Continue Reading

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Forum’s ice rink reopens today at noon. It reopened Saturday afternoon after a chiller malfunction melted some ice.

Forum’s ice rink reopens today at noon. It reopened Saturday afternoon after a chiller malfunction melted some ice.

  The ice rink at the Forum  River Center was back in service Saturday afternoon after some issues caused a surprise melting. The rink opens today at noon. Details:  Admission to the arena is  free. Skating fees: Ages 5 and up,  $10. Ages 4 and younger, $3. PREVIOUS REPORTS 3:30 p.m. update from The Forum River… Continue Reading

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Buzz: Restoration Rome, churches to celebrate ‘Stand Sunday’  to encourage congregations ‘to take a stand for the foster children in our community.’ Surveys needed for Bartow County health assessment.

Buzz: Restoration Rome, churches to celebrate ‘Stand Sunday’ to encourage congregations ‘to take a stand for the foster children in our community.’ Surveys needed for Bartow County health assessment.

Media release: November is National Adoption Month. It is a time of year when churches and agencies join together to call attention to the thousands of children in foster care awaiting adoption. In recognition of this special time of year, Restoration Rome, along with the Floyd County Division of Family and Children’s Services and Bethany… Continue Reading

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North Rome Church of God celebrates 100 years with special services Saturday, Sunday. Also: A commemorative Facebook page packed with photos, remembrances.

North Rome Church of God celebrates 100 years with special services Saturday, Sunday. Also: A commemorative Facebook page packed with photos, remembrances.

  North Rome Church of God  celebrates 100 years of worship with special services this Saturday and Sunday. Pastor Terry Addis says the first service is at 6 p.m. Saturday and will feature music as well as visits from former pastors of the congregation. Among those scheduled to attend is the state administrative bishop, Tom… Continue Reading

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Buzz: Register today to be part of Toys for Tots in 2018.  Come ‘tri’ your best at the Turkey Tri at the Y on Saturday, Nov. 17.

Buzz: Register today to be part of Toys for Tots in 2018. Come ‘tri’ your best at the Turkey Tri at the Y on Saturday, Nov. 17.

    Friday is the last time this week to register for Toys For Tots at the Wilder Center on East Second Street between First Methodist Church and Good Neighbors Ministries. Volunteers from the Exchange Club of Rome will be on hand from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. to help register people from the program.… Continue Reading

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Updates: Ana’s Rotolos Deli scheduled to open on North Broad in two weeks. Cartersville’s Peachtree Immediate Care office due first week of December. West Cinema returns in Cedartown Nov. 16.

Updates: Ana’s Rotolos Deli scheduled to open on North Broad in two weeks. Cartersville’s Peachtree Immediate Care office due first week of December. West Cinema returns in Cedartown Nov. 16.

  Ana’s Rotolos Deli returns, opening within two weeks at 1817 N. Broad St. Ana  La Guardia posted the following note on the restaurant’s Facebook page: “OK!! My beautiful costumers, friends… I’m opening on North Broad …. two weeks. I’ll be there! Thank you for your support!” Known for her rotolos, La Guardia has been… Continue Reading

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