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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at six homes in Rome, priced from $170,000 to $519,000.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at six homes in Rome, priced from $170,000 to $519,000.

  Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today features six homes in Rome, priced from $170,000 to $519,000. Open Houses noon-2 p.m. 3 Coach Trail, Rome. $277,400. 4 Bedroom, 4 Bath. Open Houses 1-3 p.m. 3 Trillium Trail, Rome. $170,000. 4 Bedroom 3 Bath. Open Houses 2-4 p.m.  1210 Old Summerville Road, Rome.  $279,500. 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath.… Read more

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Gallery: Dansby Swanson shines in first rehab game with the Rome Braves. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Gallery: Dansby Swanson shines in first rehab game with the Rome Braves. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

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Gallery: Rome Braves stomp Kannapolis, 14 to 4. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Gallery: Rome Braves stomp Kannapolis, 14 to 4. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

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Gallery: Kannapolis tops Rome  Braves, 4 to 2. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Gallery: Kannapolis tops Rome Braves, 4 to 2. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

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Throwback Thursday: Austin Riley (in 2016) and Dansby Swanson (2018) in previous games in Rome. Photos by Mills Fitzner

Throwback Thursday: Austin Riley (in 2016) and Dansby Swanson (2018) in previous games in Rome. Photos by Mills Fitzner

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Gallery: Rome Braves clobber Kannapolis, 14 to 4. Photos by Mills Fitzner

Gallery: Rome Braves clobber Kannapolis, 14 to 4. Photos by Mills Fitzner

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Funeral set for Tuesday for Rome man who died following a collision on the Bypass on Thursday afternoon.

Funeral set for Tuesday for Rome man who died following a collision on the Bypass on Thursday afternoon.

A funeral Mass is set for Tuesday for Luis Canela Hernandez, 77, who died Thursday evening following a head-on collision on the Bypass in Rome. Hernandez died several hours after the accident. The funeral Mass is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church in Rome. Daniel’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Nine homes in Rome, priced from $145,000 to $369,900.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Nine homes in Rome, priced from $145,000 to $369,900.

    Your first look at nine homes in Rome now on sale, priced from $145,000 to $369,900. Open Houses: 1-3 p.m. 10 Brook Run Lane, Rome. $269,900. 5 Bedroom 2.5 Bath. 209 Harrison St., Rome $145,000. 4 Bedroom 2 Bath Ranch 730 Avenue A, Rome.  $225,000. 4 Bedroom 4 Bath Open Houses: 2-4 p.m. 34 Dover Drive, Rome. $369,900.… Read more

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A year ago, the remains of a dismembered woman were discovered at the Bartow County Landfill. No one was prepared for where the grisly case would lead.

A year ago, the remains of a dismembered woman were discovered at the Bartow County Landfill. No one was prepared for where the grisly case would lead.

  It was midday on another hot August day when a sanitation worker saw something that would shock Northwest Georgia. The dismembered parts of a woman had been stuffed in separate bags and dumped at the Bartow County Landfill. The worker spotted the victim’s torso and, within minutes, arriving police officers knew it was a… Read more

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Buzz: World War II veteran Bob Lattimer presented with his medals. Main High School reunion includes parade today. Rome City Commission meets Monday evening.

Buzz: World War II veteran Bob Lattimer presented with his medals. Main High School reunion includes parade today. Rome City Commission meets Monday evening.

World War  veteran and Winthrop Court resident Bob Lattimer was honored Tuesday with a group of medals earned during his time in the service of our country. The medals were presented by U.S. Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ga., during a program at Winthrop attended by family and friends.  Lattimer earned the American Campaign Medal, The Asiatic… Read more

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Rome Braves’ gallery: Rainout at the Ballpark — Photos by Mills Fitzner

Rome Braves’ gallery: Rainout at the Ballpark — Photos by Mills Fitzner

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Bartow County Elections Director Joseph Kirk takes part in election security roundtable hosted by the Secretary of State’s office.

Bartow County Elections Director Joseph Kirk takes part in election security roundtable hosted by the Secretary of State’s office.

  From a media release: Bartow County Elections Director Joseph Kirk recently took part in an election security roundtable hosted by Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger alongside David Becker, founder and executive director of the Center for Election Innovation and Research. Joined at the Capitol by more than a dozen experts from organizations including Microsoft, the… Read more

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Kemp orders state offices to reduce spending by 4% this year, 6% next year. ‘By reducing waste and ending duplication in government, we can keep Georgia the best place to live, work and raise a family.’

Kemp orders state offices to reduce spending by 4% this year, 6% next year. ‘By reducing waste and ending duplication in government, we can keep Georgia the best place to live, work and raise a family.’

Media release: To keep state government efficient and effective, Gov. Brian P. Kemp has instructed all state government offices to develop proposals to reduce spending by 4 percent in the amended fiscal year 2020 budget and 6 percent in the fiscal year 2021 budget. Kemp reminded state officials of his pledge to always put hardworking… Read more

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Grim reminder: Rockmart quadruple murder in January listed among ’21 mass shootings in the United States in 2019′ and in other references.

Grim reminder: Rockmart quadruple murder in January listed among ’21 mass shootings in the United States in 2019′ and in other references.

As the nation continues to react to three mass shootings in a week’s time — Gilroy, Calif.; El Paso; and Dayton, Ohio — that left 36 dead and 63 wounded, Northwest Georgia is being identified as home to one of the first such cases in 2019. Too close to home: It was a story that chilled… Read more

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After 15 months of renovations and fundraising, the Ruth and Naomi Women’s Shelter set to open its doors on Tuesday

After 15 months of renovations and fundraising, the Ruth and Naomi Women’s Shelter set to open its doors on Tuesday

It’s been some 15 months of renovations and fundraising, but The Davies Shelters new Ruth and Naomi Women’s Shelter will finally be opening its doors at 2007 North Broad Street to those in need this Tuesday, August 6. “We are so excited to finally say that we will open the doors for our first guest at 5:30 p.m.… Read more

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Buzz: Paradise Garden Foundation hosts Outsider Art Trail Tour on Aug. 17. Legal services program assistance available on Friday.

Buzz: Paradise Garden Foundation hosts Outsider Art Trail Tour on Aug. 17. Legal services program assistance available on Friday.

Paradise Garden Foundation presents the second Outsider Art Trail Tour on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Start your day early at a “picker’s paradise,” strolling through Trade Day (outdoor flea market) and digging for treasures in Summerville.  Enjoy walks through two great Georgia art environments – world famous Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden in Summerville and The Rock… Read more

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