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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for Sunday: Three homes in West Rome and Old East Rome, ranging in price from $124,900 to $395,000.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for Sunday: Three homes in West Rome and Old East Rome, ranging in price from $124,900 to $395,000.

Hardy Realty’s Open House Gallery for Sunday: From a West Rome home with new paint and refinished hard woods to a remodeled Old East Rome beauty to larger home on a cul-de-sac on Gables Drive, your search for a new home starts here. Open houses, 1 until 3 p.m. Sunday Address: 504 E 10th St., Rome. Description:… Read more

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Asheville tops Rome, 6-5. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Asheville tops Rome, 6-5. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Mills Fitzner’s photo gallery from Thursday’s 6-5 Asheville over Rome game. Read more

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Rome Braves take two from Asheville. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Rome Braves take two from Asheville. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Photos by Mills Fitzner. Read more

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Rome Braves: Strong two innings, stronger storm. To be continued … Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Rome Braves: Strong two innings, stronger storm. To be continued … Photos by Mills Fitzner.

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Blossom Hill BBQ & Burgers opens at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Earlier: An insider’s look at the new restaurant.

Blossom Hill BBQ & Burgers opens at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Earlier: An insider’s look at the new restaurant.

  Blossom Hill BBQ & Burgers opens at 11 a.m. Tuesday. That leak on a Facebook post earlier Sunday nailed it.  The hours are 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, and until 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday. The menu should be posted by Monday. Facebook Below, please see our… Read more

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Ridge Ferry Farmer’s Market: Opening day sees everything from quail eggs (and biscuits) to regal corn to stitched crafts (‘Believe in yourself. And aliens.’)

Ridge Ferry Farmer’s Market: Opening day sees everything from quail eggs (and biscuits) to regal corn to stitched crafts (‘Believe in yourself. And aliens.’)

Story and photos by Leanne Cook Hometown Headlines Some sellers have been coming to the Ridge Ferry Park Farmer’s Market every week for 40-plus years while Saturday’s season premiere was a first time for others. You can snag fresh, Rome-grown honey and veggies, a quail egg biscuit, heirloom tomatoes (in about two weeks) and listen… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Off Horseleg Creek Road, 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths spread across 1.5 acres including a guesthouse.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Off Horseleg Creek Road, 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths spread across 1.5 acres including a guesthouse.

  Hardy Realty’s Open House Gallery for today: A retreat off Horseleg Creek in the Huntcliff subdivision with plenty of room, land, pool and even a guesthouse for $689,000. Open houses, 1 until 3 p.m. today Address: 9 River Pine Drive, Rome.  Description: 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths. Price: $689,000. What to know: This private oasis is nestled… Read more

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Weekend watch: Packed Old Dominion concert at Ridge Ferry Park and Spirit of the Sun on Rome’s rivers. More today: Sunday: Dover Quartet performing at the DeSoto Theatre in a fund-raiser for the foundation. 3 p.m.

Weekend watch: Packed Old Dominion concert at Ridge Ferry Park and Spirit of the Sun on Rome’s rivers. More today: Sunday: Dover Quartet performing at the DeSoto Theatre in a fund-raiser for the foundation. 3 p.m.

  Spirit of the Sun Festival and Chieftan’s Challenge race River Dog Outpost & Paddle Company’s Spirit of the Sun Festival and Chieftain’s Challenge Race kicked off the 2021 Southern Stoke Paddle Series. Flatwater short and long races for stand up paddlers, kayaks & single or double-blade crafts paddling up and downstream, touching on each… Read more

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Buzz: Don’t miss the stories behind the produce at the Ridge Ferry Farmer’s Market tomorrow in Hometown Headlines.

Buzz: Don’t miss the stories behind the produce at the Ridge Ferry Farmer’s Market tomorrow in Hometown Headlines.

  Coming for Sunday — Quail and goose eggs, Rome-grown honey, doing good with pecans and 40 years of veggie sales. Plus, how much of Marti Walstad‘s homemade quail biscuit can Mary Hardin Thornton eat in one bite? Read more

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About that pipeline project: Rome city commissioners, utility executives met with Summerville Park residents to hear concerns. Pledge is to leave sections of disrupted roads ‘as good or better’ condition.

About that pipeline project: Rome city commissioners, utility executives met with Summerville Park residents to hear concerns. Pledge is to leave sections of disrupted roads ‘as good or better’ condition.

It was a busy 12 hours involving Atlanta Gas Light in Rome. There was a Wednesday evening meeting among Summerville Park residents, Rome city commissioners and around 10 representatives from the utility. Later that night, as work continued  on Turner McCall heading north from Broad Street, there was a gas line hit with traffic restricted… Read more

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Rome Braves take one from Greenville, 7-6. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Rome Braves take one from Greenville, 7-6. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Rome Braves vs. Greenville Drive: A Sunday walkoff win. Photos by Mills Fitzner. Read more

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From the River District’s revitalization to expanding our trail networks, more than 50 join two-mile walk-and-talk and also learn about Rome’s potential to be a ’15-minute city.’

From the River District’s revitalization to expanding our trail networks, more than 50 join two-mile walk-and-talk and also learn about Rome’s potential to be a ’15-minute city.’

By Leanne Cook and Julie Smith Hometown Headlines Underutilized downtown spaces, the contrast between downtown Rome on both sides of the river, the future River District redevelopment, new restaurants and the Redmond Trail were a few of the topics covered Saturday at the first Walk and Talk sponsored by the advocacy group Trails for Recreation… Read more

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Rome Braves take 6-2 win over Greenville. 10 fan, game photos from Mills Fitzner.

Rome Braves take 6-2 win over Greenville. 10 fan, game photos from Mills Fitzner.

Images from Saturday night’s win by the Braves over the Greenville Drive. Photo by Mills Fitzner. Read more

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Rome Braves weather a delay, 10 innings to beat Greenville, 4-3. Photo gallery by Mills Fitzner.

Rome Braves weather a delay, 10 innings to beat Greenville, 4-3. Photo gallery by Mills Fitzner.

Friday night’s Rome Braves-Greenville game photos by Rome photographer Mills Fitzner. Read more

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