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Hardy Realty open house gallery for today: Your first look at five homes in Rome and Cloudland as well as The Lofts at Third & Broad.

Hardy Realty open house gallery for today: Your first look at five homes in Rome and Cloudland as well as The Lofts at Third & Broad.

Hardy Realty presents today’s open house gallery, featuring your first look at five homes in Rome and Cloudland as well as The Lofts at Third & Broad. OPEN HOUSE, 1-3 p.m. Sunday 4 SUNFLOWER PLACE – 3 bedroom, 2 bath. $175,500.  47 N EDENFIELD RIDGE – 6 bedroom, 5.5 bath. $450,000.   LITTLE RIVER HOMES… Read more

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Dining: Doc and Ginny Kibler expanding Harvest Moon Cafe to add a special events facility at “The Vogue” building on Broad St.

Dining: Doc and Ginny Kibler expanding Harvest Moon Cafe to add a special events facility at “The Vogue” building on Broad St.

Updated: Doc and Ginny Kibler, the duo behind Harvest Moon Cafe, are expanding to add a Harvest Moon Cafe special events facility at 247 Broad St. The space will be located in “The Vogue” building that is owned by Rome developer Wayne Robinson, who has been renovating the building since last May. According to Robinson, the… Read more

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Buzz: Hearts United Gathering to feature Rev. Eric S.C. Manning, Safe Driving Expo plus car show returns April 15, Darlington to present “The Addams Family: A New Musical” next week.

Buzz: Hearts United Gathering to feature Rev. Eric S.C. Manning, Safe Driving Expo plus car show returns April 15, Darlington to present “The Addams Family: A New Musical” next week.

The Rev. Eric S.C. Manning, pastor of Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C. will be the featured speaker at the third annual Hearts United Gathering Thursday, Feb. 15. The event is free and open to the public. The gathering, sponsored by One Community United, is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Wilder Center, First… Read more

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Buzz: Berry Student Enterprises welcomes young entrepreneurs to annual SPARK conference. Recycling program is March 13. YMCA offers pop-up yoga class Friday.

Buzz: Berry Student Enterprises welcomes young entrepreneurs to annual SPARK conference. Recycling program is March 13. YMCA offers pop-up yoga class Friday.

Berry College Student Enterprises invites young entrepreneurs to the annual SPARK Entrepreneurial Conference Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $45 and includes three meals spread across both days. Register online. Speakers include Will Melson, president of Broadwell Group Consulting Partners. Melson has over 20 years of experience helping companies solve complex problems, has served as interim… Read more

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Catholic Archdiocese welcomes new auxiliary bishop, the Rev. Joel M. Konzen.

Catholic Archdiocese welcomes new auxiliary bishop, the Rev. Joel M. Konzen.

Media release: Pope Francis has named The Rev. Joel M. Konzen, S.M., a Marist priest in the Archdiocese of Atlanta, as Auxiliary Bishop of The Archdiocese of Atlanta. Says Atlanta Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory: “This morning, Pope Francis has once again demonstrated his great love for this local church by assigning The Reverend Joel M.… Read more

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Flu update: 51 confirmed flu-related deaths in Georgia this season, including five in our area. Official say ‘peak’ still yet to come.

Flu update: 51 confirmed flu-related deaths in Georgia this season, including five in our area. Official say ‘peak’ still yet to come.

Officials with the Georgia Department of Public Health announced that there have now been at least 51 confirmed influenza-associated deaths in Georgia this flu season. Five of these 51 have been in the ten-county Northwest Health District – one each in Bartow, Paulding, and Polk counties and two in Floyd. The majority of the 51… Read more

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Health: Floyd Medical Center seeks OK for $25 million open heart surgery program.

Health: Floyd Medical Center seeks OK for $25 million open heart surgery program.

Perhaps you saw this one was coming. In November, Redmond Regional Medical Center filed a certificate of need with the state Department of Community Health to open a $22 million prenatal unit. A decision is expected in late March and Floyd Medical Center — known in the region for birthing services — has filed opposition… Read more

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37 confirmed flu-associated deaths in Georgia this season, including four in our area. Tips from NWGA Health Director Unini Odama, M.D., on what to do.

37 confirmed flu-associated deaths in Georgia this season, including four in our area. Tips from NWGA Health Director Unini Odama, M.D., on what to do.

  Officials with the Georgia Department of Public Health announced that there have now been at least 37 confirmed flu-associated deaths in Georgia this flu season. Twenty-five of those have been individuals 50 years of age or older.  One was an individual less than 18 but older than 12. Four of these 37 have been… Read more

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Buzz: Annual Scouting for Food drive returns; how to help. Truett McConnell president to speak to Exchange Club Feb. 9. Open house seeks comments on I-75 bridge.

Buzz: Annual Scouting for Food drive returns; how to help. Truett McConnell president to speak to Exchange Club Feb. 9. Open house seeks comments on I-75 bridge.

  Local Cub and Boy Scouts will be out the next two Saturdays promoting the annual Scouting for Food drive and collecting canned food items to benefit the Salvation Army and local food banks. This Saturday, Scouts will be placing door hangers to remind residents that they will be back on Saturday, Feb. 10, to… Read more

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Third close call since June for Congressman Barry Loudermilk who was on the train carrying GOP lawmakers to a retreat that collided with a garbage truck.

Third close call since June for Congressman Barry Loudermilk who was on the train carrying GOP lawmakers to a retreat that collided with a garbage truck.

  Barry Loudermilk is a spiritual man — and perhaps more so in light of three close calls since last June. The congressman, who represents Bartow, Cherokee and parts of Fulton and Cobb counties, had yet another incident on Wednesday. He and his wife, Desiree, were on a train carrying Republican lawmakers to a retreat… Read more

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Health: Christopher Mosley named chief executive officer at Cartersville Medical Center.

Health: Christopher Mosley named chief executive officer at Cartersville Medical Center.

Media release: Christopher Mosley has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at Cartersville Medical Center. Mosley will begin his role on March 1, replacing Keith Sandlin, who recently announced his retirement after 34 years as CEO. Mosley is the current CEO at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Fla., in HCA’s North Florida Division.  A 99-bed acute… Read more

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Dining: Some familiar names bring the Otter’s Chicken food truck to Rome.

Dining: Some familiar names bring the Otter’s Chicken food truck to Rome.

Some familiar names are bringing a new food truck to Rome beginning this week. Bill Peterson, longtime athletics director at Shorter University, and his son Will have been growing the Otter’s Chicken brand since 2013. Last year, another Shorter legend, Vic Mitchell, joining the organization and has led efforts to bring a Rome-based food truck… Read more

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Health: Four confirmed flu deaths so far in Floyd, Bartow, Polk, Paulding; age range from the 60s to upper 80s. Some Bartow Schools still seeing increased illnesses. Grady adds mobile ER because of flu surge.

Health: Four confirmed flu deaths so far in Floyd, Bartow, Polk, Paulding; age range from the 60s to upper 80s. Some Bartow Schools still seeing increased illnesses. Grady adds mobile ER because of flu surge.

Of the at least 25 people who have died in Georgia from flu-related causes, four have been from Northwest Georgia — 16 percent. Those who perished here so far this flu season came from Floyd, Bartow, Polk and Paulding counties, says Logan Boss of Northwest Georgia Public Health. The age range has been from 60… Read more

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A record year behind us, Hometown Headlines begins year 15 by thanking you as we grow in new directions.

A record year behind us, Hometown Headlines begins year 15 by thanking you as we grow in new directions.

  The first draft of this story broke our rules. It was too long (now less than 350 words), had more detail than most cared to read and was too focused on us. That part we can’t help as we’re marking Hometown Headlines’ 14th anniversary of covering Northwest Georgia. On Jan. 28, 2004, we started… Read more

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