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Model Wild Devils 5- and 6-year-olds get a work out with the Rome Braves’ Trey Harris. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Model Wild Devils 5- and 6-year-olds get a work out with the Rome Braves’ Trey Harris. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

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Buzz: Harbin Clinic’s Walk With a Doc this Saturday; look for farmers market as well. Republicans, TEA Party to debate electoral college on Thursday.

Buzz: Harbin Clinic’s Walk With a Doc this Saturday; look for farmers market as well. Republicans, TEA Party to debate electoral college on Thursday.

  This Saturday, Harbin Clinic’s Walk with a Doc event kicks off at 9 a.m. on the grassy area of Bridgepoint Plaza. The two-mile health walk will lead trekkers down the scenic Kingfisher Trail which loops back around to end at Bridgepoint Plaza. The Between the Rivers Farmers Market will be happening simultaneously in the… Read more

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Rome tops Asheville, 5 to 1. Photos by Mills Fitzner

Rome tops Asheville, 5 to 1. Photos by Mills Fitzner

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The Police Beat: Coffee With a Cup is today at Truett’s Chick-fil-A, 8-10 a.m. ATVs becoming an issue in Rome. Calhoun Police taking part in ‘Click It or Ticket.’ Bartow firefighters ‘push in’ new multipurpose truck.

The Police Beat: Coffee With a Cup is today at Truett’s Chick-fil-A, 8-10 a.m. ATVs becoming an issue in Rome. Calhoun Police taking part in ‘Click It or Ticket.’ Bartow firefighters ‘push in’ new multipurpose truck.

Here’s one way to take part in Police Appreciation Week. Stop by the latest Coffee With a Cop, organized by the Floyd County Police Department in cooperation with Truett’s Chick-fil-A, from 8 until 10 this morning. This is the latest in a series of Coffee With a Cop offerings in Rome/Floyd County. 7:40 this morning:… Read more

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Politics: Bryan Johnson announces his candidacy for opening superior court judgeship in 2020.

Politics: Bryan Johnson announces his candidacy for opening superior court judgeship in 2020.

In context: The race for the next opening on Floyd County’s superior court bench has its first declared candidate. Bryan Johnson, a partner in Cox, Byington, Twyman & Johnson and incumbent municipal judge, announces his candidacy to fill the seat J. Bryant Durham will retire from in December 2020. Durham last week announced he won’t see a… Read more

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Buzz: Sunflour Community Bakery’s storefront just about ready. Saluting two more Superstars of Service. Music by the Tracks returns to downtown Cartersville.

Buzz: Sunflour Community Bakery’s storefront just about ready. Saluting two more Superstars of Service. Music by the Tracks returns to downtown Cartersville.

Sunny Shropshire Knauss is about “this close” to opening Sunflour Community Bakery at 500 Avenue A at North Fifth Avenue in Rome. She continues to deliver to a few sites around town and was a big player in Saturday’s Between the Rivers Farmers Market. Along the way, she continues to prep the new bakery as… Read more

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Rome Braves crush Columbia, 11-0. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Rome Braves crush Columbia, 11-0. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

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News ticker: $17 million March shows why local Realtors are an industry of their own. Make that Bucket of … Sugar? Why Floyd’s tax commissioner is loved. Want a job? Go back to school (Pepperell High specifically).

News ticker: $17 million March shows why local Realtors are an industry of their own. Make that Bucket of … Sugar? Why Floyd’s tax commissioner is loved. Want a job? Go back to school (Pepperell High specifically).

  Real estate and the $17 million month. Some of us get excited when hearing about a new company investing $10 million or $20 million as it enters our community. But what about an industry that produces eight digits a month on a regular basis? That would be the Greater Rome Board of Realtors. Cases… Read more

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Buzz: Law Enforcement Memorial Service set for Friday, May 17. Habitat selection meeting set for May 16. April report for the Public Animal Welfare Services (PAWS).

Buzz: Law Enforcement Memorial Service set for Friday, May 17. Habitat selection meeting set for May 16. April report for the Public Animal Welfare Services (PAWS).

The 2019 Law Enforcement Memorial Service is scheduled for Friday, May 17, at 11 a.m. at the Memorial Plaza of the Law Enforcement Center. The memorial is a tradition in Rome now and honors the 20 fallen officers from our various services in this community (courtesy: Floyd County Police Department). Habitat for Humanity-Coosa Valley will hold… Read more

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Greenville Drive beats Braves, 6 to 4. Photos by Mills Fitzner

Greenville Drive beats Braves, 6 to 4. Photos by Mills Fitzner

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Steve Carell watch: Latest sightings have him on Broad Street again Wednesday, on the set in Rockmart and watching ‘Avengers: Endgame’ in the Movies at Berry Square.

Steve Carell watch: Latest sightings have him on Broad Street again Wednesday, on the set in Rockmart and watching ‘Avengers: Endgame’ in the Movies at Berry Square.

  Steve Carell, star of “The Office” and several movies and in Rockmart filming “Irresistible,” continues to be very public in his off-hours (and work hours). We considering commissioning an economic impact study because of the number of Carell sightings up and down Broad Street in recent days. Restaurant after restaurant appear in pictures flooding Facebook… Read more

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Rome Braves take 4-3 opener From Greenville. Photos by Mills Fitzner

Rome Braves take 4-3 opener From Greenville. Photos by Mills Fitzner

Pictures 1.  Lukas Young 2.  Victor Vodnik 3.  Brendan Venter 4.  Trey Harris 5.  Greg Cullen 6.  Out at the Plate by Ricardo Rodriguez 7.  Carlos Paraguate 8.  Alan Rangel 9.  Anthem- Amelia Morgan 10.  Honorary Captains-  Aubri Dostart & Connor Carvalho 11. First pitch:  Todd Wofford, interim director, Rome Floyd Parks and Rec. Read more

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Newsmakers: Kristy S. Brown named vice president of retail banking at Greater Community Bank. Former Roman Heather Henderson earns Young Professional of the Year honors from Greece (N.Y.) chamber.

Newsmakers: Kristy S. Brown named vice president of retail banking at Greater Community Bank. Former Roman Heather Henderson earns Young Professional of the Year honors from Greece (N.Y.) chamber.

The Board of Directors of Greater Community Bank announce the promotion of Kristy S. Brown to Vice President of Retail Banking. Brown joined the Bank in 2013 as Marketing Director, and in 2017 assumed the role of Director of Retail Banking. “I’m extremely grateful for the opportunities I have been given. It’s an honor to work… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Two homes in Greater Rome, priced at $174,900 and $315,000.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Two homes in Greater Rome, priced at $174,900 and $315,000.

Today’s Hardy Realty open house gallery: Two homes in Greater Rome, priced at $174,900 and $315,000. OPEN HOUSES, today: 1-3 p.m. 10 NE HONEYTREE TRAIL, ROME. $174,900. Three bedrooms, two bath. 2-4 pm. 19 QUARTER HORSE DRIVE, ROME. $315,000. Four bedrooms, three bath. Where to find this today’s homes: Viewing from your computer: Click desktop.… Read more

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