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Living Proof Recovery growing with Next Door, a shelter for women just released from jail that will be adjacent to the current campus.

Living Proof Recovery growing with Next Door, a shelter for women just released from jail that will be adjacent to the current campus.

    Living Proof Recovery at 408 Shorter Ave. has drawn statewide praise for its acclaimed ability for building “communities of recovery.” Since opening in December 2017, Living Proof has seen a 400 percent spike in those receiving some of the services provided. (Please see our recent report) The next step is Next Door, and… Read more

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Druck Report: So what happens next when politics get added to the restaurant’s menu?

Druck Report: So what happens next when politics get added to the restaurant’s menu?

  The first text arrived just after 7:50 a.m Friday. A Facebook post was circulating, calling for a boycott of Schroeder’s New Deli because of Democrat Stacey Abrams‘ scheduled visit to the Broad Street restaurant that afternoon. At the hour, it had attracted more than 200 comments; many were supportive of the idea. It quickly spread… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s Open House Gallery for today: Three homes in Rome and one in Cedartown; priced from $122,900 to $419,900.

Hardy Realty’s Open House Gallery for today: Three homes in Rome and one in Cedartown; priced from $122,900 to $419,900.

    Hardy Realty presents today’s Open House Gallery featuring three homes in Rome and one in Cedartown; priced from $122,900 to $419,900. OPEN HOUSE 1-3 p.m. 1220 Mt Alto Road – Three bedrooms, 2 1/2 bath. $379,000. 15 Caversham Lane – Five bedrooms, 4 bath. $419,900. . OPEN HOUSE 2-4 p.m. 150 Vance Ave.… Read more

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New Rome Firefighters Memorial Plaza unveiled during Saturday’s dedication ceremony; plus photo gallery.

New Rome Firefighters Memorial Plaza unveiled during Saturday’s dedication ceremony; plus photo gallery.

The rain held off to Saturday’s dedication and ribbon cutting for the new Rome Firefighters Memorial Plaza. The memorial plaza honors all firefighters, past and present, in recognition of the public service these men and women provide to protect our community. The memorial is at the corner of West Sixth Avenue and West First Street. It… Read more

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Harbin Clinic’s final Walk With a Doc for 2018 to be led by Dr. Paul Brock on Saturday morning; two-mile course begins, ends at Bridgepoint Plaza.

Harbin Clinic’s final Walk With a Doc for 2018 to be led by Dr. Paul Brock on Saturday morning; two-mile course begins, ends at Bridgepoint Plaza.

    Dr. Paul Brock to lead Harbin Clinic’s Walk With a Doc at 9 a.m. Saturday at Bridgepoint Plaza. Dr. Paul Brock will take a few minutes to talk about health and health trends with the walkers before the easy two-mile walk up and down King Fisher Trail. He joined us Friday morning on the… Read more

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Updated: Harbin Clinic breaks ground on 34,000-square-foot medical office building in Cartersville; target completion date is summer 2019.

Updated: Harbin Clinic breaks ground on 34,000-square-foot medical office building in Cartersville; target completion date is summer 2019.

Harbin Clinic Cartersville breaks ground on new medical building. Harbin Clinic drew a large crowd Thursday evening for a groundbreaking ceremony at 200 Gentilly Blvd. for a 34,000-square-foot expansion next to its offices at 150 Gentilly Blvd. near Home Depot just off U.S. 41/Joe Frank Harris Parkway. The construction site is three acres and includes parking for… Read more

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Education: East Central Elementary students, faculty create food pantry to help those in need.

Education: East Central Elementary students, faculty create food pantry to help those in need.

  Media release: East Central Elementary has started a food pantry in an effort to curb the hunger of children who enter their doors. “This idea started in Trion with the observation of an eighth-grade student who saw the need to save food from the cafeteria that was being thrown into the trash,” said Faith… Read more

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Buzz: Five area school systems honored for ‘Farm to School innovation.’ Part of Halls Valley Road to close Wednesday, Thursday.

Buzz: Five area school systems honored for ‘Farm to School innovation.’ Part of Halls Valley Road to close Wednesday, Thursday.

Five local school systems among 84 statewide recognized for Farm to School Innovation at 2018 Golden Radish Awards: The award recognizes Georgia school districts for best practices in farm to school programs, such as local food procurement, exposing students to new foods through taste tests and incorporating cooking and gardening activities in curriculum. This year, the… Read more

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Buzz: Rome Firefighters Memorial Plaza dedication is Oct. 20. ‘Bones of My Grandfather’ author to speak to Marine Corps League Saturday. CRBI annual fish fry is Nov. 10. Part of Leisure Drive to close Monday, Tuesday.

Buzz: Rome Firefighters Memorial Plaza dedication is Oct. 20. ‘Bones of My Grandfather’ author to speak to Marine Corps League Saturday. CRBI annual fish fry is Nov. 10. Part of Leisure Drive to close Monday, Tuesday.

The Rome-Floyd Fire Department and the City of Rome invites the public to the dedication of the Rome Firefighters Memorial Plaza on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. until noon. The memorial plaza honors all firefighters, past and present, in recognition of the public service these men and women provide to protect our community. The memorial is… Read more

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Rome City Schools names Becky Kemnitz Teacher of the Year; Hillary Oliver is runner up; Dr. Scott McClure is support staffer of the year.

Rome City Schools names Becky Kemnitz Teacher of the Year; Hillary Oliver is runner up; Dr. Scott McClure is support staffer of the year.

Rome City Schools announces the Support Staff of the Year as well as the runner-up and winner of the Teacher of the Year. Named Support Staff of the Year was Dr. Scott McClure, a Para-Professional for Elm Street Elementary. “I’ve experienced a lot of great moments in my life and this one is near the… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at four homes in Rome, priced from $139,900 to $399,000.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at four homes in Rome, priced from $139,900 to $399,000.

Hardy Realty presents your first look at four homes in Rome priced from $139,900 to $399,000. OPEN HOUSE , 1-3 this afternoon   13 Bent Oak Trail – 4 bedroom, 3 bath home in Northwoods. $258,000. 3 Breckenridge Rd. –  5 bedroom, 4.5 bath on a full unfinished basement in Maplewood neighborhood. $399,000. 114 Rollingwood Cir… Read more

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National Right to Life LifeChain Silent Prayer set for Rome today from 3-4 p.m. at Turner McCall and Broad Street.

National Right to Life LifeChain Silent Prayer set for Rome today from 3-4 p.m. at Turner McCall and Broad Street.

  The National Right to Life LifeChain Silent Prayer will take place across the nation today and in Rome from 3 to 4 p.m. at the intersection of Broad Street and Turner McCall. Members of the Knights of Columbus of Saint Mary’s Catholic Church and other supporters will take part in the event.   The… Read more

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Health: Willowbrooke at Floyd sets Oct. 18 session on warning signs of youth suicide. Flu shots in Taylorsville Oct. 9, 16.

Health: Willowbrooke at Floyd sets Oct. 18 session on warning signs of youth suicide. Flu shots in Taylorsville Oct. 9, 16.

Willowbrooke at Floyd has organized a free educational event in Polk County to help parents, teachers and families learn more about recognizing the warning signs of adolescent suicide and where to get help, set for Oct. 18 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Van Wert Elementary School. Joseph Weatherspoon, District Manager of Business Development for… Read more

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