Heritage First Headlines: Berry dedicates new events pavilion at Oak Hill. Memorial Day remembrance event returns to Fairgrounds. Photos from Saturday’s graduations, more ahead this week. More rain possible.

Heritage First Headlines: Berry dedicates new events pavilion at Oak Hill. Memorial Day remembrance event returns to Fairgrounds. Photos from Saturday’s graduations, more ahead this week. More rain possible.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. Berry College dedicates new $1 million events pavilion at Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum. Berry Remembering the Fallen: Memorial Day Remembrance event returns to Coosa Valley Fairgrounds on May 28. Members of Rome Exchange Club lay wreath on Tomb of Unknown Soldier. Memorial Day… Read more

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Berry College dedicates new $1 million events pavilion at Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum

Berry College dedicates new $1 million events pavilion at Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum

The Berry College community celebrated the dedication of the new event pavilion on the grounds of Oak Hill and The Martha Berry Museum on Saturday. The pavilion has truly been a labor of love for alumni Al and Becky Christopher, two members of the Berry College class of 1961. The couple has committed time, treasure and talent… Read more

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Remembering the Fallen: Memorial Day Remembrance event returns to Coosa Valley Fairgrounds on May 28. Members of Rome Exchange Club lay wreath on Tomb of Unknown Soldier.

Remembering the Fallen: Memorial Day Remembrance event returns to Coosa Valley Fairgrounds on May 28. Members of Rome Exchange Club lay wreath on Tomb of Unknown Soldier.

Following their trip to Washington D.C. to place a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, members of the Americanism Committee of the Rome Exchange Club are gearing up for Memorial Day. The group will host the annual Memorial Day remembrance event at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds on Monday, May… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at seven homes, condos and business spots, priced from $215,000 to $775,000.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your first look at seven homes, condos and business spots, priced from $215,000 to $775,000.

  Your first look at seven homes, condos and business spots, priced from $215,000 to $775,000. OPEN HOUSE 1-3 p.m. 47 N EDENFIELD  – 6 bedroom, 5.5 bath with finished basement. $425,000. THE LOFTS AT THIRD & BROAD –  26 total residences with ONLY 12 remaining! 6 total street level retail shops with ONLY 4 remaining!… Read more

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Class of 2018: Busy week ahead for Floyd, Gordon and Polk County graduations. Baccalaureate services begin today for Coosa, Armuchee.

Class of 2018: Busy week ahead for Floyd, Gordon and Polk County graduations. Baccalaureate services begin today for Coosa, Armuchee.

THE LATEST Busy week ahead for Floyd, Polk and Gordon county schools. Baccalaureate services begin today for Armuchee and Coosa; Monday for Model and Wednesday for Pepperell. Graduation ceremonies set for Friday and Saturday. FLOYD COUNTY Armuchee High School – Baccalaureate – Sunday at 8 a.m.; graduation May 25 at 7 p.m. Coosa High School – Baccalaureate –… Read more

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Education: Cloudy skies clear for Rome High School’s first graduation at Barron Stadium; 364 graduates in the Class of 2018.

Education: Cloudy skies clear for Rome High School’s first graduation at Barron Stadium; 364 graduates in the Class of 2018.

  Media release: The cloudy skies parted over Barron Stadium just as Rome High School’s 364 graduates in the Class of 2018 took the field for today’s graduation ceremony. This was the first year Rome High has held their graduation at Barron Stadium, but family and friends had their rain tickets to The Forum River… Read more

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Education: Darlington School welcomes 120 new graduates in its Class of 2018. Photo gallery.

Education: Darlington School welcomes 120 new graduates in its Class of 2018. Photo gallery.

Media release: Darlington School celebrated its 120 newest alumni today during its commencement ceremony. Members of the Class of 2018 were accepted to 177 different colleges and will be attending 68 institutions in 21 states, Spain and Germany. Additionally, 80 graduates earned over $10.5 million in scholarships, not including the HOPE Scholarship. Congratulations to the… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 30-40% rain chance this afternoon; high near 88. Scattered thunderstorms possible everyday this week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 30-40% rain chance this afternoon; high near 88. Scattered thunderstorms possible everyday this week.

  OUTLOOK There is a 30-40% chance of rain and thunderstorms mainly this afternoon and evening. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms can be expected across the area each day through Friday. On any given day, A few storms could be strong with the main hazards being gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy rainfall. The best chance for… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves win 4th game in row. Berry Softball game halted in 7th inning due to rain; resumes today at 9 a.m. Berry runner qualifies for NCAA championship.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves win 4th game in row. Berry Softball game halted in 7th inning due to rain; resumes today at 9 a.m. Berry runner qualifies for NCAA championship.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS BERRY SOFTBALL The No. 4 Berry College softball team will pick up game two of the NCAA Super Regionals beginning Sunday at 9:00 a.m. after the game was halted in the bottom of the seventh inning on Saturday due to rain. Kayla Sangrey will be up… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Randolph Rose “Randy” Michael, Jr., Ms. Stephanie Mosley and Mrs. Betty L. West

Obituaries: Mr. Randolph Rose “Randy” Michael, Jr., Ms. Stephanie Mosley and Mrs. Betty L. West

Mr. Randolph Rose “Randy” Michael, Jr., age 79, of Rome, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018, at his residence. Mr. Michael was born in Marietta, GA on July 26, 1938, son of the late Randolph Rose Michael, Sr. and the late Lorene Smith Michael.  He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Angie Brown… Read more

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Crimewatch: Reports from the Floyd, Bartow, Polk county jails and from Cartersville Police, updated up to five times daily.

Crimewatch: Reports from the Floyd, Bartow, Polk county jails and from Cartersville Police, updated up to five times daily.

About this report: We update CrimeWatch around 5:30 each weekday morning as well as at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. We also add the Bartow County Jail report between 5:30 and 6 a.m. weekday mornings and throughout the weekend. The Polk County Jail report usually is posted between 8 and 9 a.m. weekdays. These reports… Read more

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Storm Aftermath update: Autry Road at Kirby Road closed in Floyd County. All other roads cleared following overnight storms. No injuries reported. Flooding also reported in Bartow, Gordon counties.

Storm Aftermath update: Autry Road at Kirby Road closed in Floyd County. All other roads cleared following overnight storms. No injuries reported. Flooding also reported in Bartow, Gordon counties.

FLOYD 12:30 p.m. Update from Floyd E-911: All roads have been cleared and no issues traveling at this time with the exception of Autry Road at Kirby Road at will be closed until further notice. 11 a.m. update: Comcast Internet is down from storms and impacting several businesses in Downtown Rome from scanning credit cards for… Read more

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Business: Dixie Color, Inc. to invest $19 million in new facility in Trion, create 100 new jobs.

Business: Dixie Color, Inc. to invest $19 million in new facility in Trion, create 100 new jobs.

Gov. Nathan Deal has announced Dixie Color, Inc., a color resin pellets manufacturing company, will create 100 jobs and invest more than $19 million in a new Dixie Specialty Fibers facility in Trion. New jobs will include production, management, supervisory, technician and administrative positions. “Georgia offers a wealth of resources for innovative companies like Dixie… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Another Broad Street building sold. Remembering Judge Robert Walther. High school graduation updates. Over 2,500 advance voters. Rain all weekend.

Heritage First Headlines: Another Broad Street building sold. Remembering Judge Robert Walther. High school graduation updates. Over 2,500 advance voters. Rain all weekend.

Your 100% local news source: Locally owned, managed and focused. Hometown Headlines. Business: Another Broad Street building sold. Cartersville’s new Discount Tire rising quickly, hiring now underway for Ross store. Living & Giving named one of “Top 50 Retail Stars” in nation. Business Politics: Advance voting ends with 2,574 votes in Floyd. Lower than expected turnout… Read more

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Business: Another Broad Street building sold. Cartersville’s new Discount Tire rising quickly, hiring now underway for Ross store. Living & Giving named one of “Top 50 Retail Stars” in nation.

Business: Another Broad Street building sold. Cartersville’s new Discount Tire rising quickly, hiring now underway for Ross store. Living & Giving named one of “Top 50 Retail Stars” in nation.

Another Broad Street building is off the market and with a familiar buyer. Allstar Properties has purchased 202 Broad St., the current home of Frios and Cevian Design Lab. Over the last couple of years, Allstar has purchased a number of downtown properties including 111 Broad St., 200 E. 2nd Ave. and 205 E. 1st… Read more

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