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Buzz: Christmas poinsettia sale under way at Georgia Northwestern Technical College; $4 per plant through Dec. 6 or sold out.

Buzz: Christmas poinsettia sale under way at Georgia Northwestern Technical College; $4 per plant through Dec. 6 or sold out.

The Horticulture program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College  will hold a Christmas poinsettia sale at the greenhouses and Building L located across from GNTC’s Floyd County Campus in Rome now through Wednesday, Dec. 6, or sold out.  The sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The… Read more

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Updated Buzz: Now hiring at Country House Buffet, offering all you can eat lunch and dinners. Quick Christmas fix to Barnsley — for $15 — and how it compares to others.

Updated Buzz: Now hiring at Country House Buffet, offering all you can eat lunch and dinners. Quick Christmas fix to Barnsley — for $15 — and how it compares to others.

Country House Buffet now hiring in Rome: Servers and a cook with “experience, country cook style” are sought as The Country House Buffet prepares to open Thursday, Dec. 7, at 144 Hicks Drive near Goodwill behind Home Depot. Applicants can stop by the restaurant or visit its Facebook page. Country House is planning an all-you-can-eat… Read more

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Funeral services set for Gordon Central High teen killed in Wednesday night crash.

Funeral services set for Gordon Central High teen killed in Wednesday night crash.

Molly Danielle Jones, 16, of Resaca, died Wednesday, November 22, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born in Whitfield County on October 4, 2001, daughter of John and Leslie Diane McDonald Jones. Molly was preceded in death by great-grandparents, Lester and Mana Cronon, and William Dallas and Exie Timms Childers. Molly… Read more

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Buzz: ‘Santa Paws’ is Saturday at Humane Society’s Broad Street office.

Buzz: ‘Santa Paws’ is Saturday at Humane Society’s Broad Street office.

‘Santa Paws’ is Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Rome Floyd Humane Society at 518 Broad St. for Floyd Felines from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Santa will be available for photos from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. for a donation of $15. Beautiful cats and kittens will be available for adoption, and there will also be… Read more

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About Angelo’s pizza and bistro: Five recent health inspections carry average score of 90.6 (an A-minus). Lawyer says owner fully cooperating with health officials in Toyo case.

About Angelo’s pizza and bistro: Five recent health inspections carry average score of 90.6 (an A-minus). Lawyer says owner fully cooperating with health officials in Toyo case.

Salmonella the cause of the outbreak at Toyo Tire, health department says. Click Toyo This story has been updated with additional employee ER visits, the number of employees hospitalized and the projected reopening of the restaurant. The restaurant that catered the Toyo Tire Thanksgiving lunch last week has a 90.6 average out of 100 possible points… Read more

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Buzz: Rome Floyd Chamber says thanks to its members, prepares for Small Business Saturday. Floyd welcomes Jones to Wound Care, Foot Care and Hyperbarics.

Buzz: Rome Floyd Chamber says thanks to its members, prepares for Small Business Saturday. Floyd welcomes Jones to Wound Care, Foot Care and Hyperbarics.

​ Join us tomorrow at the Rome Floyd Chamber as we celebrate “You” and handout Small Business Saturday goodie bags!   Dustin Jones, MSN, APRN, NP-C, has joined the Floyd Center for Wound Care, Foot Care and Hyperbarics as a Nurse Practitioner. Jones will offer complete care to patients with both minor and complex wounds… Read more

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Buzz: Bids again sought for Steak ‘N Shake in Calhoun. Rome Christmas Parade grand marshal to be named Tuesday. Cartersville’s parade is Dec. 7.

Buzz: Bids again sought for Steak ‘N Shake in Calhoun. Rome Christmas Parade grand marshal to be named Tuesday. Cartersville’s parade is Dec. 7.

  Steak ‘N Shake seeks bids for Calhoun location: This restaurant looks to be just under 3,000 square feet with initial bids at $375,000 due by the end of the month. We are looking for additional information, including the location. This is the second time this years bids have gone out for a Calhoun location.… Read more

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Love Feast 2017 seeks donations, coats as Thanksgiving ticks closer. Bartow County celebrated Saturday with dinner, health screenings and more.

Love Feast 2017 seeks donations, coats as Thanksgiving ticks closer. Bartow County celebrated Saturday with dinner, health screenings and more.

A hot Thanksgiving meal and a warm coat — that’s something hundreds of those in need in Rome/Floyd County won’t pass up on Thursday. The Love Feast is coming together at the Rome Civic Center just hours after another successful Rome Noon Optimist Club pancake breafkast. The feast seeks your help in keeping guests warm… Read more

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Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Five homes in Rome and Taylorsville, priced from $129,500 to $499,900.

Hardy Realty’s open house gallery for today: Five homes in Rome and Taylorsville, priced from $129,500 to $499,900.

Your first look at five homes in Rome and Taylorsville, priced from $129,500 to $499,900.   OPEN  HOUSE, 1-3 p.m.  413 MOUNT ALTO ROAD – 4 bedroom, 4 bath, 4 half bath home with incredible view! Heated pool with waterfall and hot tub. $499,900. 500 E 11TH ST.- 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath with large yard, waterfall  and… Read more

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Shorter’s $16.4 million in debt outlined in Georgia Baptist report. In two areas, colleges told to tell faculty, staff, parents — and community — about ‘the importance to the schools of financial gifts made by the Georgia Baptist Mission Board’ and its program.

Shorter’s $16.4 million in debt outlined in Georgia Baptist report. In two areas, colleges told to tell faculty, staff, parents — and community — about ‘the importance to the schools of financial gifts made by the Georgia Baptist Mission Board’ and its program.

  Shorter University has a new vice president for university advancement — Dr. Ben Bruce — and the veteran fundraiser has his work cut out for him based on what we’re reading from the Georgia Baptist Convention report. Joan Blackwelder, who was Executive Director of Shorter’s University Office of Advancement, replaces another colleague who was released… Read more

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Buzz: Cartersville High student takes Berry math competition; CHS team finishes second overall, Rome High third. Alcohol Control Commission meets Monday. TEA Party lunch is Tuesday.

Buzz: Cartersville High student takes Berry math competition; CHS team finishes second overall, Rome High third. Alcohol Control Commission meets Monday. TEA Party lunch is Tuesday.

  The Fall High School Berry College Mathematics Contest was held at Berry College on Thursday, Nov. 16. Seven high school teams competed. The top three teams were: First, Tattnall Square Academy (Macon); second, Cartersville High School; and third, Rome High School. Top individual student winners were: First,  Matthew Slocum from Cartersville High School; second, Colleen Molton… Read more

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Advertising: You’re preview of 600-plus items in the ‘Super Bowl of Local Auctions’ today at 11 a.m. Doors open at 8 a.m.

Advertising: You’re preview of 600-plus items in the ‘Super Bowl of Local Auctions’ today at 11 a.m. Doors open at 8 a.m.

A riverside home, dozens of vehicles, at least 50 guns, furniture, land and more — all up for auction today at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds beginning at 11 a.m. Please click here or the image below for expanded coverage: Video, photos and links to what you need to know.  This is an absolute auction with all… Read more

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Berry alum Brin Enterkin, founder of The African SOUP, named to Forbes’ 30-Under-30 Social Entrepreneurs.

Berry alum Brin Enterkin, founder of The African SOUP, named to Forbes’ 30-Under-30 Social Entrepreneurs.

  Media release: Berry College alum Brin Enterkin, founder of The African SOUP, has been named one of 2018’s “Forbes 30-Under-30 Social Entrepreneurs.” Forbes describes the 30 social entrepreneurs under the age of 30 as “leveraging business smarts to save the world.” Enterkin, 27, a 2012 graduate of Berry, is transforming the education system in… Read more

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Buzz: No DOT construction over the Thanksgiving holiday. Hufstetler, Dempsey host next transparency meeting. ‘Discover Darlington’ is Feb. 2. Plus: Owning local landmarks (kind of).

Buzz: No DOT construction over the Thanksgiving holiday. Hufstetler, Dempsey host next transparency meeting. ‘Discover Darlington’ is Feb. 2. Plus: Owning local landmarks (kind of).

DOT construction to stop during Thanksgiving break: The Georgia Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstate highways and primary state roads in Northwest Georgia from 5 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22, through 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27. “Northwest Georgians have been very patient with our construction throughout the year,” says Dewayne… Read more

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