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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for Sunday: Eight homes in Rome, Cave Spring, Armuchee and Acworth, priced from $225,000 to $646,500.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for Sunday: Eight homes in Rome, Cave Spring, Armuchee and Acworth, priced from $225,000 to $646,500.

  Hardy Realty presents eight homes in Rome, Cave Spring, Armuchee and Acworth, priced from $225,000 to $646,500. Open houses, 1 until 3 p.m. Sunday 5587 CAVE SPRING ROAD, CAVE SPRING.  $399,000 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bath. 439 MOUNT ALTO ROAD, ROME. $375,000 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath. 207 GREEN VIEW ROAD, ROME. $225,000 3 bedrooms, 2 bath. 20 GLENMORE… Read more

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Updated: Rome-Floyd Metro Drug Task Force seizes  $14,420 cash, 5.84 pounds of pot, pills, eight weapons in North Floyd case; one arrested. ‬ Polk County Drug Task Force, in separate case, arrests one, seizes cash, drugs.

Updated: Rome-Floyd Metro Drug Task Force seizes $14,420 cash, 5.84 pounds of pot, pills, eight weapons in North Floyd case; one arrested. ‬ Polk County Drug Task Force, in separate case, arrests one, seizes cash, drugs.

‪ The Rome-Floyd Metro Drug Task Force seized drugs and weapons on Thursday with K9 Lex during a raid in north Floyd County. Totals include: $14,420 cash, 5.84 pounds of marijuana, four rifles, four pistols and prescription pills. ‬We’ll have updates on arrests and other information later today. Task Force members were responding to a… Read more

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Buzz: Downtown Rome Coke sign gets a fresh look. Master Gardeners to join Chieftains Herb & Plant sale April 13-14. No Steeplechase this spring.

Buzz: Downtown Rome Coke sign gets a fresh look. Master Gardeners to join Chieftains Herb & Plant sale April 13-14. No Steeplechase this spring.

  The Floyd County Master Gardener Volunteers will hold an “Ask An Expert About Plants Day” at the Chieftains Herb and Plant Sale on Saturday, April 13, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and also on Sunday, April 14, from noon until 3 p.m. at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds.  This annual fund raiser for Chieftains… Read more

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Health: Redmond Urgent Care opens on Turner McCall and East Ninth Street; hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. weekends and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends.

Health: Redmond Urgent Care opens on Turner McCall and East Ninth Street; hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. weekends and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends.

  Story lines: Redmond Urgent care opens its second Rome location, this one off Turner McCall. It is the latest in a series of new urgent cares that have opened in Rome, Armuchee, Cartersville and Northeast Alabama in recent months — with more rumored to be on the way. On radio: Andrea O. Pitts, Director of Marketing… Read more

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Education: Georgia Northwestern awarded  $2.1 million federal grant. ‘Strengthening Institutions Program’ targets improved academic quality, institutional management and fiscal responsibility to ‘better serve lower-income students, boost graduation rates.’

Education: Georgia Northwestern awarded $2.1 million federal grant. ‘Strengthening Institutions Program’ targets improved academic quality, institutional management and fiscal responsibility to ‘better serve lower-income students, boost graduation rates.’

Media release: Georgia Northwestern Technical College received a $2.1 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education called the Strengthening Institutions Program  to improve academic quality, institutional management and fiscal responsibility. The five-year grant is intended assist eligible higher education institutions to become more self-sufficient and expand capabilities to better serve lower-income students and boost… Read more

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Harbin Clinic’s Leprechaun-a-Thon updates: Race results and link to 157 additional photos.

Harbin Clinic’s Leprechaun-a-Thon updates: Race results and link to 157 additional photos.

Below please find the top finishes in each category. For complete results, please click here. 5K TOP FEMALES OVERALL based on Gun Elapsed time 1 441 ALI PATRICK 19:30:25.94 19:30:25.94 19:53:29.15 23:03.21 23:03.21 28 F 5k 5K TOP MALES OVERALL based on Gun Elapsed time 1 659 CHRISTOPHER SPATE 19:30:25.94 19:30:25.94 19:50:25.66 19:59.72 19:59.72 16… Read more

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Buzz: Special vote in Cave Spring Tuesday could decide the fate of the proposed distilling company. Armuchee High students in statewide cooking contest.

Buzz: Special vote in Cave Spring Tuesday could decide the fate of the proposed distilling company. Armuchee High students in statewide cooking contest.

Big vote Tuesday for Cave Spring residents:The special vote, for registered voters in the city only, asks these questions: Whether to authorize the city issue licenses for the package sale of distilled spirits. Whether to permit and regulate Sunday sales of distilled spirits or alcoholic beverages for beverage purposes by the drink. Whether to permit and… Read more

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Rome’s accidents trends: The commute home each night sees the most wrecks by far. 59% of all wrecks involve driving too close to others. Overall accidents are up 16% so far this year; total injuries down 11%.

Rome’s accidents trends: The commute home each night sees the most wrecks by far. 59% of all wrecks involve driving too close to others. Overall accidents are up 16% so far this year; total injuries down 11%.

The story at a glance: We’re in too big a hurry to get home, it seems: A look at traffic accident patterns in January and February shows that in both months, the largest number of accidents occurred on the drive home (4 until 7 p.m. weekdays). And we’re still following too closely: 82 of the… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Five homes in Rome, Cloudland and Mentone, Ala., priced from $75,000 to $305,000.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Five homes in Rome, Cloudland and Mentone, Ala., priced from $75,000 to $305,000.

  Here’s your first look at five area homes open for today as part of the Hardy Realty open house gallery: OPEN HOUSES, 1-3 p.m. 37 BILLY GOAT TRAIL, CLOUDLAND. $187,500. 3 bedrooms, two bath. 31 MOUNTAIN CREEK DRIVE, ROME. $299,900. 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. OPEN HOUSES, 2-4 p.m. 21 FAIRHAVEN DRIVE, ROME, $75,000. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath.… Read more

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Hometown Radio: Polk County’s Dalton Dover talks about his blind audition on ‘The Voice,’ what’s next including free show Saturday at Rome City Brewing Co.

Hometown Radio: Polk County’s Dalton Dover talks about his blind audition on ‘The Voice,’ what’s next including free show Saturday at Rome City Brewing Co.

Aragon native Dalton Dover joined us Friday on the Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM to talk about his blind audition on Tuesday’s The Voice on NBC and his being coached by country superstar Blake Shelton this season.and online at wrga.streamon.fm. During the nine-minute interview, he talked about what he went through getting to that point and how… Read more

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Lent begins with today’s Ash Wednesday services.

Lent begins with today’s Ash Wednesday services.

  Lent begins Wednesday — Ash Wednesday as observed by many denominations. Area churches have scheduled the following services as the prelude to the Easter season begins: St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, 42 Ash St. Ash Wednesday services at 6:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 911 N. Broad St. Ash Wednesday English Masses at 5 p.m. at… Read more

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Buzz: Exchange Club presents $20,000 check to Family Resource Center. Rotary honors ‘Terrific Kids’ for February. CRBI’s annual meeting/awards set for March 28.

Buzz: Exchange Club presents $20,000 check to Family Resource Center. Rotary honors ‘Terrific Kids’ for February. CRBI’s annual meeting/awards set for March 28.

    On Feb. 22, The Exchange Club of Rome presented the Exchange Club Family Resource Center with a donation of $20,000 to support its work in parent education and the prevention of child abuse in Northwest Georgia. The money comes from revenue from the Coosa Valley Fair, which goes to the Exchange Club of… Read more

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Buzz: Georgia DOT finishes I-75 resurfacing project two months early in Bartow. Floyd Republican Women meet Tuesday. Compassionate Paws seeks volunteers.

Buzz: Georgia DOT finishes I-75 resurfacing project two months early in Bartow. Floyd Republican Women meet Tuesday. Compassionate Paws seeks volunteers.

From Georgia DOT: All construction work on the 15-mile project to resurface I-75 between Glade Road and Chatsworth Highway in Bartow County has been completed two months ahead of schedule. A big shout-out for the project’s team. They had an almost flawless construction plan that made it possible to complete a project of this magnitude in… Read more

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