NEW: Model’s Alex Crumbley dies in accident; two others hurt. Grieving friends fill Alex’s Facebook page. Police: Blazer flipped four to five times.

NEW: Model’s Alex Crumbley dies in accident; two others hurt. Grieving friends fill Alex’s Facebook page. Police: Blazer flipped four to five times.

  REMEMBERING ALEX CRUMBLEY  This should have been a good time for Alex Crumbley. In just a few days, he was to celebrate his 17th birthday. Instead, his Facebook page is quickly swelling with heartfelt notes from his friends at Model High and throughout the community following his death in an accident on Ward MountainRead more

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Floyd County Jail reports for Oct. 22

Floyd County Jail reports for Oct. 22

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Georgia Highlands gets $10,800 grant for ‘open resource learning materials’ in freshman studies course

Georgia Highlands gets $10,800 grant for ‘open resource learning materials’ in freshman studies course

Media release: Affordable Learning Georgia, a University System of Georgia initiative, awarded grant money to Georgia Highlands College for the redesign of one of its classes toward the use of more free open resource learning materials. The freshman college studies —FCST 1010—class is a 10-week course that strives to teach students skills relevant to achievingRead more

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Preview of Berry Vikings at Birmingham-Southern, 2 p.m. Saturday. Plus: Video report from Coach Tony Kunczewski

Preview of Berry Vikings at Birmingham-Southern, 2 p.m. Saturday. Plus: Video report from Coach Tony Kunczewski

  What: Berry College (2-4, 1-2 SAA) vs Birmingham-Southern College (2-5, 2-1 SAA) When: Saturday, Oct. 25, 2 p.m. (EDT) Where: Panther Stadium, Birmingham, Alabama Radio: 1410 AM Live Stats and video link: http://bscsports.net/sports/fball/2014-15/boxscores/20141025_o3bs.xml Last Year’s Game: Berry squared off against Birmingham-Southern at the Darlington School. The Panthers shut down the Viking offense and exploited theirRead more

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They’ll be lurking for you . . . at Saturday night’s Apocalyptic Block Party in downtown Rome

They’ll be lurking for you . . . at Saturday night’s Apocalyptic Block Party in downtown Rome

Downtown Rome’s Apocalyptic Block Party: A MONSTER of a night on Saturday, Oct  25. How huge? 2 bands on 2 stages, Satin Finish Band and Curiosity Shoppe How big? 3 blocks of Broad Street, from Second to Fifth avenues.. How awesome? Totally FREE from 7 until 10 p.m. Even the Harbin Clinic Kids Zone andRead more

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Georgia Northwestern Technical College the first higher learning center to offer GeorgiaBEST instruction

Georgia Northwestern Technical College the first higher learning center to offer GeorgiaBEST instruction

Media release: State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced Wednesday that Georgia Northwestern Technical College in Rome has become the first institution of higher learning in Georgia to offer GeorgiaBEST, the Georgia Department of Labor’s initiative that teaches workplace soft skills. read more

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Indra Thomas to perform at Shorter on Monday. CRBI’s annual fish fry is Nov. 8

Indra Thomas to perform at Shorter on Monday. CRBI’s annual fish fry is Nov. 8

Internationally acclaimed soprano Indra Thomas will be joined by pianist Sandra Lutters, whose opera career spans more than 30 years, as they present a concert at Shorter University on Monday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Brookes Chapel. The concert is part of Shorter’s faculty recital series; Thomas teaches voice performance at the university. The performersRead more

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Tractor trailer crashes near Ga. 20, I-75 interchange in Cartersville; detours urged

Tractor trailer crashes near Ga. 20, I-75 interchange in Cartersville; detours urged

  From the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office: Please avoid Ga 20 at I-75 and all I-75 NB lanes at MM 290 for the next several hours due to traffic incident. (as of 1:30 p;m.) The sheriff’s office reports a tractor trailer has crashed on I-75 NB near the Ga.  20 overpass. The accident scene is affectingRead more

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Coosa River ranked fifth in latest ‘Georgia’s Dirty Dozen’ report from the state water coalition

Coosa River ranked fifth in latest ‘Georgia’s Dirty Dozen’ report from the state water coalition

TThe Georgia Water Coalition’s annual “Dirty Dozen“ report on the state’s water concerns is out and among the 12 area under fire this year is the Coosa River. The report was released Wednesday and starts with Georgia’s water in the first spot. Four more down and you find the critical report on the Coosa. TheRead more

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UGA seeks reinstatement of Todd Gurley; suspended running back admits ‘the mistakes I made’

UGA seeks reinstatement of Todd Gurley; suspended running back admits ‘the mistakes I made’

Georgia’s athletics department has released an updated statement on the Todd Gurley suspension that includes two key items: UGA has applied to have the star running back reinstated and that Gurley has gone on record as admitting his mistakes. Gurley has been sidelines since former Players Rome owner Bryan Allen was identified as a sportsRead more

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Atlantic Sun Conference, LakePoint strike hosting deal. Also: Shorter regroups for trip to Valdosta

Atlantic Sun Conference, LakePoint strike hosting deal. Also: Shorter regroups for trip to Valdosta

‘The Atlantic Sun Conference and LakePoint Sporting Community announce a new partnership designed to effectively serve the interests of the A-Sun’s member-institutions and student-athletes and in doing so, the intercollegiate athletic and youth community as a whole,” according to a media release posted Wednesday by the conference. read more

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Updates: Nov. 19 hearing set on deal to sell News Publishing, RNT to parent of Marietta newspaper.

Updates: Nov. 19 hearing set on deal to sell News Publishing, RNT to parent of Marietta newspaper.

Federal court records show a deal has been proposed to sell News Publishing, including the Rome News, to the parent company of the Marietta Daily Journal. The RNT, as well as its weekly publications in surrounding counties, would be sold to Times Journal Inc. for $1.1 million, according to federal court records. read more

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Today’s business updates from Georgia Trend

Today’s business updates from Georgia Trend

The latest from GEORGIA TREND: Click here for more: Below are today’s top business and political stories from sources around the state of Georgia. Oct. 22, 2014 | GPB Making Real The Promise Of The Digital Economy Read more. Oct. 22, 2014 | Georgia Trend – Exclusive! Making Cities Successful Read more. Oct. 22, 2014 | AthensRead more

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Bartow County Jail reports, Oct. 22

Bartow County Jail reports, Oct. 22

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Cartersville Police arrest reports, Oct. 22

Cartersville Police arrest reports, Oct. 22

Here are today’s arrest reports from the Cartersville Police Department. Just click each file to see the report: 4678 4679 4680 4681

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