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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for Sunday: Three homes in Rome and Kingston, priced from $123,900 to $180,000.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for Sunday: Three homes in Rome and Kingston, priced from $123,900 to $180,000.

  Hardy Realty’s open house gallery: Your first look at three homes in Rome and Kingston, price from $123,900 to $180,000. Open Houses 1-3 p.m. 2 Mitchell Circle, Rome. $149,900. 2 Bedroom 2 Bath. 216 Elliott Drive, Rome.  $123,900. 3 Bedroom 2 Bath. Open House 3:30-5 p.m. 34 Golden Way, Kingston. $180,000. 3 Bedroom 2… Read more

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What’s behind all that ground work at Ga. 140/53 in Shannon: Dirt is being moved to Ball Corp. project.

What’s behind all that ground work at Ga. 140/53 in Shannon: Dirt is being moved to Ball Corp. project.

  More than a few eyes have spotted some work under way at the northwest corner of Ga. 53 and Ga. 140 in Shannon, the so-called “100-acre” industrial site that is on the market for $3.85 million. Now covering 110 acres and prepped for any newcomers, the North Floyd Industrial Rail Site is seeing some… Read more

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Chef Greg Paulson’s ‘Labor of Love:’ A gingerbread replica of Georgia Northwestern Technical College famed Woodlee Building.

Chef Greg Paulson’s ‘Labor of Love:’ A gingerbread replica of Georgia Northwestern Technical College famed Woodlee Building.

Media release: After 90 hours of carefully constructing his 15th gingerbread display, Chef Greg Paulson, Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s director and instructor of the Culinary Arts program, put the final touches on his gingerbread replica of the Woodlee Building before moving it to its final destination on the Floyd County Campus. “It has truly been a… Read more

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Latest updates: Photos of the traffic jam at U.S. 411 and Mathis Road.

Latest updates: Photos of the traffic jam at U.S. 411 and Mathis Road.

Photos by Natalie Simms. Please click each for a larger view. Read more

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Politics: Rome’s Olsziewski, Davis to attend Democrats’ Wednesday night debate in Atlanta. Rome Young Republicans elect new officers. TEA Party meets today.

Politics: Rome’s Olsziewski, Davis to attend Democrats’ Wednesday night debate in Atlanta. Rome Young Republicans elect new officers. TEA Party meets today.

Two Rome residents have seats at Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate from Tyler Perry Studios. Vinny Olsziewski, who has managed local campaigns for years in our area, also is a national leader in the disability rights community and chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia’s Disability Caucus. He has been a leading voice advocating for the new voting… Read more

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Analysis: Brookings Institute brands Rome among 48 ‘faltering legacy cities’ still recovering from textile industry’s decline. Overall, we disagree — but welcome advice to grow new economies here.

Analysis: Brookings Institute brands Rome among 48 ‘faltering legacy cities’ still recovering from textile industry’s decline. Overall, we disagree — but welcome advice to grow new economies here.

  This is part two of our look at the Brookings institute’s study of 141 small and midsized “legacy” communities and counties that have a significant history in manufacturing and experienced lower-than-expected job growth from 1970 to 2016. Part one, posted on Sunday, hailed the combined efforts of the South Rome Redevelopment Corp. Part one Perhaps… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Seven homes in Rome, Menlo and Mentone, priced from $225,900 to $699,000.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Seven homes in Rome, Menlo and Mentone, priced from $225,900 to $699,000.

    Hardy Realty Open House Gallery for today: Your first look at seven homes in Rome, Mentone and Menlo, priced from $225,900 to $699,000. Open Houses noon-2 p.m. 529 South Brow Drive, Menlo. $699,000. 4 Bedroom 4 Bath. Open Houses 1-3 p.m. 64 Mountain Chase Road, Rome. $295,000. 4 Bedroom 3.5 Bath. 10 Ambleside Drive, Rome. $289,900.… Read more

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Sam’s Burger-Deli featured on ‘Good Day Atlanta’ Monday morning and for good reason: The faces of some 3,000 veterans line the walls of the Armuchee landmark. Watch the video now.

Sam’s Burger-Deli featured on ‘Good Day Atlanta’ Monday morning and for good reason: The faces of some 3,000 veterans line the walls of the Armuchee landmark. Watch the video now.

Watch the first take from Sam’s Burger-Deli from Monday morning. Plus: Link to a second video plus the Good Day Atlanta recap of the Veterans Day visit. Click Sam’s PREVIOUSLY THE UPDATE Sam Edwards was on camera with Fox 5’s Paul Milliken at 8:35 a.m. or so as Sam explained the original of the veterans’ photos… Read more

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Rome man remains jailed following accident that injured state trooper.

Rome man remains jailed following accident that injured state trooper.

  A 63-year-old Rome man remains jailed Sunday on five charges following an accident that injured a state trooper on Oct. 27, according to state and jail records. Richard A. Faraone is charged with failure to maintain a lane; following too closely; approach stationary authorized emergency vehicle; reckless driving; and driving under the influence of… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at five homes in Rome, priced from $225,000 to $679,000.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at five homes in Rome, priced from $225,000 to $679,000.

  From Hardy Realty: Your first look at five homes in Rome, priced from $225,000 to $679,000. Open Houses 1-3 p.m. 3 Ridgewood Road, Rome. $679,000. 5 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath. 184 SE Featherston Road, Rome. $369,900. 5 Bedroom, 3 Full Bath 3-½ Bath. 15 Boyd Road, Rome. $259,900. 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath. 33 Riverview Road, Rome. $299,900.… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house extra for today: Your first look at an Old East Rome home priced at $299,900.

Hardy Realty’s open house extra for today: Your first look at an Old East Rome home priced at $299,900.

From Hardy Realty: Your first look at an Old East Rome home priced at $299,900 Open House 1-3 p.m. 33 Riverview Road, Rome. $299,900. 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath. Viewing from your computer: Click desktop. Viewing from your phone or other mobile device: Click mobile. A publication of Hometown Headlines Media & Marketing. Read more

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Halloween Headlines: Latest updates on tonight’s community events, plus cancellations, postponements.

Halloween Headlines: Latest updates on tonight’s community events, plus cancellations, postponements.

Below please find a look at some community-based events for Thursday night; all are free. We’re watching the weather forecast (tricky to say the least) and will have updates on any changes. Canceled Rome and Floyd County’s Public Safety and Community Partners in the Third Annual ‘Treats Not Streets’ because of weather concerns.  Postponed: Adairsville:… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at 9 homes in Rome, Rockmart, Menlo, priced from $140,000 to $699,000.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at 9 homes in Rome, Rockmart, Menlo, priced from $140,000 to $699,000.

    Hardy Realty’s Open House Gallery for Sunday: Your first look at 9 homes in Rome, Rockmart, Menlo, priced from $140,000 to $699,000. SUNDAY Open Houses, 1-3 p.m. 8 Brookhollow Road, Rome. $399,500. 5 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath. 2305 Frettiesburg Drive, Rockmart. $200,000. 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath. 5 Waterford Place, Rome. $179,900. 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath.… Read more

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State Patrol: Head-on collision in Bartow kills Adairsville teen, Dalton man. Adairsville High, Bartow County Schools remember ‘dedicated, focused and all-American’ Jordan Towns.

State Patrol: Head-on collision in Bartow kills Adairsville teen, Dalton man. Adairsville High, Bartow County Schools remember ‘dedicated, focused and all-American’ Jordan Towns.

  An Adairsville teen and a Dalton man died Thursday night from injuries sustained in a traffic accident outside Adairsville. Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton confirms Jordan Towns, 17, or Adairsville, and Samuel Davis, 72, of Dalton, died from blunt force trauma in the accident. According to the Georgia State Patrol: A Chevrolet Tahoe was… Read more

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Heard on the street: Caching translates into cha-ching for downtown restaurants (with an assist from Mountain Day). Plus: We take a bite out of that fast-food wait-time survey.

Heard on the street: Caching translates into cha-ching for downtown restaurants (with an assist from Mountain Day). Plus: We take a bite out of that fast-food wait-time survey.

The above testimony, from a crew visiting from the east coast of Florida, paid off big for downtown restaurants as well. We heard about huge crowds at Harvest Moon on Saturday night with a good 30 percent of those on hand representing the visiting geo caching crowd. Rome City Brewing Co. had a great weekend… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at seven homes in Rome/Floyd County, priced from $199,000 to $310,500.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at seven homes in Rome/Floyd County, priced from $199,000 to $310,500.

    Your first look at seven homes in Rome/Floyd County, priced from $199,000 to $310,500. Open Houses 1-3 p.m. 128 Central Grove Road, Rome. $310,500. 4 Bedroom 2 Bath. 296 Mountain Road, Rome. $294,000.4 Bedroom 2 Bath. 1465 Turner Road, Rome. $219,000. 4 Bedroom 3 Bath. 42 Wellington Way, Rome. $199,000. 4 Bedroom 2… Read more

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Updated: SAT score for Darlington a region high at 1175; 116 of 124 seniors took the exam. Also: Area public high school results.

Updated: SAT score for Darlington a region high at 1175; 116 of 124 seniors took the exam. Also: Area public high school results.

THE LATEST Darlington media release: SAT scores for students at Darlington School were above the local, state and national averages, according to data released by The College Board. Darlington posted a total mean score of 1175, 127 points higher than the state average of 1048, 136 points higher than the national average of 1039, and 73 points higher than the next… Read more

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