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Health: Holy hashtags, Batman! The Harbin Hero Hustle 5K and health walk return — as does the #harbinherochallenge with voting starting July 2.

Health: Holy hashtags, Batman! The Harbin Hero Hustle 5K and health walk return — as does the #harbinherochallenge with voting starting July 2.

Media release: Heroes are getting ready to run, walk, fly and maybe even crawl into Rome for the 2018 edition of the Harbin Hero Hustle 5K and two-mile health walk on Sept.  29. But before the race can soar into action, the Harbin Heroes need your help in selecting five local charities to participate in the Harbin Hero… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at seven homes in Rome, Menlo and Centre, Ala., with prices ranging from $124,900 to $799,900.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at seven homes in Rome, Menlo and Centre, Ala., with prices ranging from $124,900 to $799,900.

  Your first look at seven homes in Rome, Menlo and Centre, Ala., with prices ranging from $124,900 to $799,900. Open house, 1-3 p.m.  1220 MOUNT ALTO RD – 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath with a gorgeous view. $399,000. 510 E. 9TH ST – 4 bedroom, 2 bath on huge lot. $259,900. 318 BROW RD – MENLO, GA! 3… Read more

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Health: Health Initiative for Men and Women returns Aug. 18. Summit Quest, cancer society seek volunteers to drive patients to treatment.

Health: Health Initiative for Men and Women returns Aug. 18. Summit Quest, cancer society seek volunteers to drive patients to treatment.

The 17th Annual Health Initiative for Men +Women is set for Saturday, Aug. 18, from 8 a.m. until noon at the Floyd County Health Department. Free health screenings will be available. It is presented by the 100 Black Men of Northwest Georgia as well as the Northwest Georgia Regional Cancer Coalition. For vendor information, please contact Allison… Read more

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Health: Harbin Clinic’s Walk With a Doc returns July 21 with Dr. Brandon Miller who calls it a ‘great opportunity for physicians and patients to develop relationships and work together to live healthy lives.’

Health: Harbin Clinic’s Walk With a Doc returns July 21 with Dr. Brandon Miller who calls it a ‘great opportunity for physicians and patients to develop relationships and work together to live healthy lives.’

Harbin Clinic’s next Walk with a Doc is set for Saturday, July 21. Harbin Clinic ENT Dr. Brandon Miller will present a short health talk at Bridgepoint Plaza at 9 a.m. before leading a two-mile walk along the Kingfisher Trail. “I love Walk with a Doc,” says Dr. Miller. “The program offers a great opportunity… Read more

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Public Health: Summer’s call to get outdoors also means you need to take steps to protect against seasonal headaches such as ticks, mosquitoes and parasites.

Public Health: Summer’s call to get outdoors also means you need to take steps to protect against seasonal headaches such as ticks, mosquitoes and parasites.

Media release: The combination of warm weather, people getting outside to enjoy it and rising insect populations brings potential for insect-borne diseases, also calledvector-borne diseases. The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District offers these precautions, so residents can protect themselves, their families, neighbors and pets. “We encourage our residents to get outside and… Read more

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Cartersville media release

  -We’ve added the police statement into our ongoing story on the Wednesday tragedy. -Entire update now at https://wp.me/p9XDgJ-Enq   ​At approximately 1:37p.m., on June 20, 2018, Cartersville Police Officers were dispatched to the law office of Antonio Mari, 605 North Tennessee Street, in reference to a shooting reported to the Bartow 911 dispatch center.… Read more

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Health: A different type of Fathers Day story — Doctors Paul and Bennett Brock operating together in Rome, learning from each other.

Health: A different type of Fathers Day story — Doctors Paul and Bennett Brock operating together in Rome, learning from each other.

  From Harbin Clinic: A father and son sharing a meal at Waffle House at 4:30 in the morning isn’t that uncommon. But for Dr. Paul Brock and his son, Dr. Bennett Brock, the shared meal came after finishing emergency surgery. Dr. Paul Brock is a general surgeon at Harbin Clinic and has been serving people… Read more

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Parrothead Paradise Night with Scott Thompson at the Rome Braves

Parrothead Paradise Night with Scott Thompson at the Rome Braves

The Parrot Heads were out in full force Saturday night for the annual Parrot Head Parade Night at State Mutual Stadium. Scott Thompson performed following the Braves’ game with Lexington. Photos by Mills Fitzner. For more game and fan photos, please click photo gallery. Please click or double click each photo for a larger image. Read more

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Rome Police: Vega dies

This story can now be found here: Rome Police now investigating two weekend shooting deaths as Friday night victim dies. Plus: Break-in at latest victim’s home. Developing story at https://wp.me/p9XDgJ-EiO   From Assistant Police Chief Debbie Burnett: UPDATE ON CRYSTAL DAWN VEGA Ms. Vega died as a result of the gunshot wound. She has been… Read more

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Search continues for suspect who robbed Dollar General, struck employee with the handgun.

Search continues for suspect who robbed Dollar General, struck employee with the handgun.

From Rome Police Lt. John Walters Sr.: On June 13,  at approximately 12:10 p.m., a call came into the E911 system advising there was a robbery occurring at the Dollar General located at 25 Central Plaza. We were informed that a black male armed with a handgun  was still in the store when the call… Read more

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Buzz: ‘Sing for Their Supper’ raises more than $7,000 for Community Kitchen; will return in 2019. Reminder: Scrap tire amnesty day is June 23.

Buzz: ‘Sing for Their Supper’ raises more than $7,000 for Community Kitchen; will return in 2019. Reminder: Scrap tire amnesty day is June 23.

  Sing for Their Supper a hit; will return for third year: Good news Wednesday on the outcome of last Friday’s Sing for Their Supper, a benefit to raise funds for the Community Kitchen. The event raised more than $7,000, double from the previous year. It was held at The Vogue, the newly restyled events… Read more

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Education: Georgia Northwestern Automotive Technology students to compete in ‘The Great Race,’ from Buffalo to Nova Scotia. Team DeSoto can’t use cells, GPS or laptops.

Education: Georgia Northwestern Automotive Technology students to compete in ‘The Great Race,’ from Buffalo to Nova Scotia. Team DeSoto can’t use cells, GPS or laptops.

Media release: Students in Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s  Automotive Technology program will have a once in a lifetime experience when they compete in The Great Race, a rally-style race with vintage vehicles race that begins in Buffalo, N.Y., and ends in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The cross-country race will take place from June 23 to July… Read more

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