Updated Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge raises $188,000 for Sexual Assault Center of NWGA, surpassing the $1 million raised over last 8 years

Updated Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge raises $188,000 for Sexual Assault Center of NWGA, surpassing the $1 million raised over last 8 years

Saturday night’s 8th annual Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge raised a total of $188,000 for the Sexual Assault Center of NWGA, according to Director Kim Davis. Add this to the more than $830,000 raised over the last seven years and mean more than $1 million has been raised since the event started in 2010. Team Plant with… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Six homes in Rome ranging from $179,900 to $379,900

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Six homes in Rome ranging from $179,900 to $379,900

Your first look at three homes in Rome ranging in price from $155,000 to $379,900, brought to you by Hardy Realty.  OPEN HOUSE,  1-3 p.m. Sunday: 2 NORMAN LANE –  4 bedroom, 4.5 bath brick home in Berry Forest with spacious back deck and private yard perfect for entertaining. $349,900. 14 NICKLAUS DR – 4 bedroom,… Read more

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Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: Rome Braves game today features Atlanta Braves pitcher Sam Freeman.

Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: Rome Braves game today features Atlanta Braves pitcher Sam Freeman.

Hometown Headlines’ Weekend Guide returns, sponsored by Lawrence Plantation. Below please find some of the key events for this Friday through Sunday. To be included in future editions, please send a quick summary in an email — no PDFs, no flyers — to druck@hometownheadlines.com.  SUNDAY Rome Braves vs. West Virginia Power. 2 p.m. unday with $40 Family… Read more

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Education: Back to school on Monday for Unity Christian Schools. Montessori of Rome and Excel Christian Academy return Thursday. Darlington next week.

Education: Back to school on Monday for Unity Christian Schools. Montessori of Rome and Excel Christian Academy return Thursday. Darlington next week.

What to know: Three more schools head back to class this week: Monday, Aug. 13 Unity Christian School: What you need to know Thursday, Aug. 16 Montessori School of Rome: School calendar Excel Christian Academy: School calendar / School supply lists Monday, Aug. 20 Darlington School: School calendar   Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight rain chance today, high near 91. Sunshine to start week, rain expected again Thursday

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight rain chance today, high near 91. Sunshine to start week, rain expected again Thursday

  OUTLOOK Slight rain chance today, high near 91. Sunshine most of week, rain expected to return Thursday through end of week. LOCAL RIVER LEVELS Etowah River near Dixon Landing/Grizzard Park off the Bypass: Latest report Oostanaula River at Turner McCall near Riverside Parkway: Latest report FORECAST Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves fall to West Virginia, 8-2. Rematch today at 2 p.m. with Atlanta Braves pitcher Sam Freeman in town for rehab assignment.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves fall to West Virginia, 8-2. Rematch today at 2 p.m. with Atlanta Braves pitcher Sam Freeman in town for rehab assignment.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Atlanta Braves Pitcher Sam Freeman to make rehab appearance in Rome on Sunday at 2 p.m. Details Rome Braves falls to West Virginia, 8-2. Media release: The West Virginia Power defeated the Rome Braves Saturday night at State Mutual Stadium 8-2 before a… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Jerry Lavonne Bunch and Mr. Jerry Shelton Smith

Obituaries: Mr. Jerry Lavonne Bunch and Mr. Jerry Shelton Smith

Mr. Jerry Lavonne Bunch, age 76, of Rome, passed away Friday, August 10, 2018, at his residence. Mr. Bunch was born in Rome, GA on December 17, 1941, son of the late Berum and Clora Ledford Bunch.  He was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Gene and Garner Bunch.  Mr. Bunch was a veteran… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Schools moving quickly on ESPLOST projects. Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge raises $188,000. Rome Police say accidents down 20% last month. Atlanta Braves’ Sam Freeman in Rome today.

Heritage First Headlines: Schools moving quickly on ESPLOST projects. Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge raises $188,000. Rome Police say accidents down 20% last month. Atlanta Braves’ Sam Freeman in Rome today.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. Education: Local school systems moving quickly on E-SPLOST projects with Rome High’s new practice field opening in two weeks and construction on Armuchee High’s new gym to start in October. Education Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge raises $188,000 for Sexual Assault Center of NWGA, plus… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Extra: Tonight, look up in the sky — Northwest Georgia should have a great view of the Perseid Meteor Shower.

Ware Mechanical Weather Extra: Tonight, look up in the sky — Northwest Georgia should have a great view of the Perseid Meteor Shower.

From the National Weather Service in Peachtree City:  #Perseid #meteor shower peaks tonight!! Forecast looks good across many areas of Georgia for viewing. Best viewing should be in North Georgia with less cloud cover. Some high clouds may limit viewing in Central Georgia. Optimal viewing between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. .so look to the northeastern sky.… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report Update: Atlanta Braves Pitcher Sam Freeman to make rehab appearance in Rome on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Update: Atlanta Braves Pitcher Sam Freeman to make rehab appearance in Rome on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Rome Braves  announce the Atlanta Braves pitcher Sam Freeman is scheduled to make a rehab appearance Sunday at State Mutual Stadium against the West Virginia Power.  Freeman was placed on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to July 29, 2018 with left shoulder… Read more

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Education: Rome High School announces 95 students earning AP Scholar Awards, plus three National AP Scholars

Education: Rome High School announces 95 students earning AP Scholar Awards, plus three National AP Scholars

Media release: The College Board has released the AP School Scholar Roster and it includes 95 Rome High students earning AP scholar awards with an average score of 3.64. In addition, three have been named National AP Scholars, which is a major advancement to previous years results per Rome High AP Coordinator, Amber Garlin. “You… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Match point for Rome? Roswell community lining up against tennis center. New roles for RCS educators. Berry College featured in Princeton Review. Weekend Guide.

Heritage First Headlines: Match point for Rome? Roswell community lining up against tennis center. New roles for RCS educators. Berry College featured in Princeton Review. Weekend Guide.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. Match point for Rome? Thousands in Roswell community lining up to fight the proposed $50 million tennis center. Tennis Education: Three long-time educators have new roles at Central Office with Rome City Schools. Education Education: Berry College featured in Princeton Review book “The Best 384… Read more

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Buzz: Rome Commission to consider request for soccer field at YMCA. Floyd Commission to consider request for new wedding venue in Silver Creek. Rome BOE meets Tuesday.

Buzz: Rome Commission to consider request for soccer field at YMCA. Floyd Commission to consider request for new wedding venue in Silver Creek. Rome BOE meets Tuesday.

The Rome City Commission will meet Monday, August 13 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. On the agenda will be a first reading for a Special Use Permit for green space/soccer fields at 803, 805 and 807 Darlington Way for the YMCA. Property owners Fred and Mary Taylor have received permission from the Historic Preservation… Read more

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Education: Three long-time educators have new roles at Central Office with Rome City Schools

Education: Three long-time educators have new roles at Central Office with Rome City Schools

Three long-time educators have new roles with Rome City Schools. Buffi Murphy is the new Professional Learning Specialist working with all the district principals and their school improvement plans. In her new role, she will be looking at collaborative ways to derive professional learning plans for the teachers to increase student achievement, parent and family engagement,… Read more

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