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Dining & Drink: ‘Pint Night’ premieres tonight at Rome City Brewing’s Tap Room. Pop-up (not tart) breakfast at Jamwich — and Hippie New Year? Food truck updates.

Dining & Drink: ‘Pint Night’ premieres tonight at Rome City Brewing’s Tap Room. Pop-up (not tart) breakfast at Jamwich — and Hippie New Year? Food truck updates.

  Rome City Brewing’s ‘Tap Room’ adds Thursday nights with ‘pint night special.’ The Tap Room, above the brewery now at 333 Broad St., is open from 5 p.m.-midnight tonight through Saturday. Thursdays are pint nights with a $1 off every locally brewed beer on tap. “Our rooftop patio will be open and the perfect… Read more

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Buzz: Joel Snider new executive director of Community Foundation. Marine Corps Family Day is Saturday.

Buzz: Joel Snider new executive director of Community Foundation. Marine Corps Family Day is Saturday.

  The Community Foundation for Greater Rome announces Joel Snider as newly appointed executive director for the organization. The current executive director, Ashley Ellington, joins the Foundation board of directors while departing for a job at a local institution. “We are excited to retain Ashley as a member of our Board of Directors and are… Read more

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Commissions honor local aviation pioneer Earl Tillman with street naming at Richard B. Russell Regional Airport.

Commissions honor local aviation pioneer Earl Tillman with street naming at Richard B. Russell Regional Airport.

There are a few names with impact to know when at the airport in Armuchee. The namesake is Richard B. Russell, the former Georgia governor and U.S. senator who led the Armed Forced Committee during the 1950s. There’s also Admiral John Towers, as in Tower Fields, considered a pioneer in naval aviation. Another is Earl Tillman,… Read more

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Health: Three more influenza-associated deaths last week in Georgia; total now at 143 so far this season.

Health: Three more influenza-associated deaths last week in Georgia; total now at 143 so far this season.

Georgia Weekly Influenza Report for April 1-7 from the Georgia Department of Public Health: During week 14, there was LOW influenza-like illness intensity with LOCAL occurrences throughout Georgia. Metro hospitalizations: There were 3 hospitalizations due to influenza infection during week 14. There have been 2,991 hospitalizations due to influenza so far this season. Influenza Related… Read more

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Expanded details on new parking plan; community meeting is Tuesday evening. What you need to know.

Expanded details on new parking plan; community meeting is Tuesday evening. What you need to know.

    Media release: The City of Rome and the Downtown Development Parking Office invite the community to attend a public presentation on the latest updates to the proposed parking plan for downtown. The presentation, followed by a Q&A segment, will be held at the Rome City Auditorium on Tuesday, April 17 at 6 p.m.… Read more

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Health: Floyd, Cherokee (Ala.) Medical Center courting management agreement. What you need to know.

Health: Floyd, Cherokee (Ala.) Medical Center courting management agreement. What you need to know.

  The story: Floyd Healthcare Management, in a special called meeting Thursday evening, confirmed its interest in Cherokee Medical Center in nearby Centre. A short statement was posted Thursday night with additional updates to follow. Floyd also operates an urgent/primary care office across Northwood Drive from Cherokee Medical. Background: It is Floyd’s second such move… Read more

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Services set for Shannon man who died after accident on Ga. 53.

Services set for Shannon man who died after accident on Ga. 53.

Services have been scheduled for a Shannon man who died from “blunt force trauma” after being hit by a truck on Ga. 53 in that community around 3 a.m. Wednesday. William G. Cook, 70, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, says Deputy Coroner Connie Chandler. Police reports show Cook — who had… Read more

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What’s ahead: Grand opening set for Burrell Square in South Rome. Cartersville sets groundbreaking for new gas office.

What’s ahead: Grand opening set for Burrell Square in South Rome. Cartersville sets groundbreaking for new gas office.

  Grand opening of Burrell Square in South Rome set for April 26: Laurel Street and the South Rome Redevelopment Corp. plan to celebrate the latest updates in the “newest affordable housing communities” beginning at 11 a.m. It is open to all. On radio Friday: Please join us from 7:40 until 8:30 a.m. on Hometown… Read more

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What we’re hearing: Nonprofit hoping for OK on relocation. Mud bugs are back on the menu. Strawberry farm open — maybe. A lot of Jefferson’s wings add up to $40,000 in storm relief.

What we’re hearing: Nonprofit hoping for OK on relocation. Mud bugs are back on the menu. Strawberry farm open — maybe. A lot of Jefferson’s wings add up to $40,000 in storm relief.

With some final reviews under way, look for word soon of a surprise move by a nonprofit. Leasing is not 100 percent (or wasn’t at last report) but it pretty much looks like a done deal with the new site offering perhaps better exposure and foot traffic. We expected the final word later this week.… Read more

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Child Abuse Prevention Month:  How you can ‘Take Action to create Great Childhoods!’ 

Child Abuse Prevention Month: How you can ‘Take Action to create Great Childhoods!’ 

  By Lindsey Howerton, Director Floyd County Department of Family and Children Services This is the second of four articles posting Mondays in April about Child Abuse Prevention Month authored by representatives from local child abuse prevention agencies. Also: Please, join representatives to discuss child abuse prevention on Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7… Read more

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Buzz: Confluence, the annual innovation and technology conference, returns Thursday. Veteran combat aviator/test pilot to address Marine Corps League. What you need to know about local meetings this week.

Buzz: Confluence, the annual innovation and technology conference, returns Thursday. Veteran combat aviator/test pilot to address Marine Corps League. What you need to know about local meetings this week.

  THIS WEEK’S BIG DEAL: Confluence Confluence, the innovation and technology conference from the Rome Floyd Chamber, returns Thursday at the  DeSoto Theatre, 605 Broad St. It is a one-day conference of inspiration, technology and motivation for business leaders, manufacturers, technologists, educators, entrepreneurs and students. Confluence promises to provide the latest trends in innovation and technology,… Read more

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What we like: Helping make downtown a destination. A jam-up job on a new breakfast spin. A creative way of talking about a lifesaving vaccination.

What we like: Helping make downtown a destination. A jam-up job on a new breakfast spin. A creative way of talking about a lifesaving vaccination.

  The draught destination: Rome City Brewing Co.’s new Tap Room at 333 Broad St. opened a week ago and, on Saturday, Jay Shell and Dr. Trent Prault started limited brewery tours (a great deal at $10 as it includes a flight of craft beer, usually an $8 cost on its own). Why we like it:… Read more

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Advertising: Sweet P’s at The Palladium puts a new spin on your Sunday dinner plans.

Advertising: Sweet P’s at The Palladium puts a new spin on your Sunday dinner plans.

  Come see why people in Rome had been driving to Trion for that special Sunday dinner after church. Now in your neighborhood! Sweet P’s at The Palladium Sunday from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Coosa Valley Fairgrounds 69 Church St., Rome, Ga. This Sunday’s buffet includes: Entrees: Baked chicken, meatloaf, pork loin and gravy, fried… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your tour of five homes in Rome with prices ranging from $89,000 to $369,900.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Your tour of five homes in Rome with prices ranging from $89,000 to $369,900.

  Your first look at five homes in Rome with prices ranging from $89,000 to $369,900.  Where to find this Sunday’s homes: Viewing from your computer: Click desktop. Viewing from your phone or other mobile device: Click mobile. A publication of Hometown Headlines Media & Marketing. Read more

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