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Monday | State of Georgia

White statue of Miss Liberty in the Georgia State Capitol Museum

When you're driving through downtown Atlanta, one particular building stands out.

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Related Topix: Rome, GA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy - Called to be in, not of, the world

Does God want his children involved in the activities of our world? And if so, just what should that entail? This is a question that ought to be of concern to every Christian.

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Related Topix: Rome, GA

Daily Tribune News

C. Mo's Kids opens new doors to the outdoors

In 2013, Aaron Wood of Taylorsville serendipitously stumbled upon an organization that captured his heart.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Camden County, GA, Kingsland, GA, Guns, Rome, GA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily Tribune News

UCB restores original Bank of Adairsville office door

Gary Floyd, from left, Mary Abernathy, Kenneth Carson, Evan King, Glenda Duvall and John Worley pose beside the original director's room door, circa 1899, from the downtown Bank of Adairsville.

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Related Topix: Bartow County, GA, Adairsville, GA, Rome, GA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Alabama Live

Sam's Club preparing for Oxford opening tomorrow; giving to community

Manager at the Oxford location of Sam's Club, Pounders has spent the last month getting the newest store ready for its opening tomorrow at Oxford Exchange.

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Related Topix: Rome, GA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Tribune News

Taylorsville farmer receives Bartow County Farm Family of the Year award

For Darrell Kay, farming is more than a career. It is a way of life. Following in his father's footsteps, the 61-year-old Taylorsville farmer - who now is receiving assistance from his son, Dustin - recently received the Bartow County Farm Family of the Year distinction.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Bartow County, GA, Taylorsville, GA, Rome, GA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Parkway honors former mayor, media innovator

Standing behind a new McDougald Memorial Parkway sign after its unveiling are, left to right, Sen. Jack Hill, Michael McDougald, Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore and Bulloch County Board of Commissioners Chairman Garrett Nevil.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Southern University, Georgia Southern University, Rome, GA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Post and Courier

Arn Anderson was heart of the Horsemen

When Marty Lunde made the transformation to "Double A" Arn Anderson in 1984, the Mid-Atlantic area was on its way to becoming the beneficiary of arguably the greatest stable in wrestling history.

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Related Topix: Arn Anderson, Rome, GA

The Coastal Courier

Soldiers certify to combat radio-controlled explosive devices

Staff Sgt. Isabel Ruiz, right, the electronic warfare specialist for 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th IBCT, 3rd ID, shows soldiers how to operate and troubleshoot the Duke V3, an electronic-warfare system used to counter radio-controlled improvised explosive devices.

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Related Topix: Fort Stewart, GA, Liberty County, GA, Theater, Arts, Rome, GA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

MainStreetNews.com

Herman Buffington, patriarch of MainStreet Newspapers, dies

Herman Abner Buffington, 88, a long-time North Georgia newspaperman and World War II combat veteran, died July 13, 2014, at his home in Jefferson surrounded by his family after a long battle with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Jefferson, GA, Jackson County, GA, US Military, US Army, Theater, Arts

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Times

New law: Move right or get a ticket

A new law makes not moving over to another lane when there's faster traffic behind you an offense for which you could get a ticket.

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Related Topix: Armuchee, GA, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Rome police searching for man involved in hit-and-run accident

Police in Rome are searching for a suspect in a hit-and-run accident with injuries.

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Related Topix: Rome, GA

The Macon Telegraph

AG seeks dismissal of convicted killer's suit

Neelley was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to die for killing 13-year-old Lisa Ann Millican.

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Related Topix: Rome, GA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WTVC

$6.9M North Ga. Stadium Site Moved for Popular Nestcam Eagles

The proposed site of Berry College's much-anticipated $6.9 million sports stadium has been relocated by officials at the Rome, Ga.

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Related Topix: Berry College, Rome, GA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

40th annual Raccoon Creek Bluegrass Festival this weekend

File Photo Wendell and Rene' Hardy are shown before the 2012 festival. Ms. Hardy helped her parents organize the first performance in 1974.

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Related Topix: Paulding County, GA, Armuchee, GA, Dallas, GA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

WTVC

$6.9M North Ga. Stadium Site Moved for Popular Nestcam Eagles

The proposed site of Berry College's much-anticipated $6.9 million sports stadium has been relocated by officials at the Rome, Ga.

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Related Topix: Berry College, Rome, GA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

Jesus, the fulfillment of prophecy

In Luke 24:13-27, we read of two disciples of Christ on their way to Emmaus. Luke tells us this was the first day of the week and that it was the same day the tomb in which Jesus had been laid following His death was found to be empty .

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MDJonline.com

Young Marine receives top statewide honors

The rigor of the Boy Scouts was not enough for a younger Nathan James Baker. At 12 years old, the Kennesaw native said he "wanted the structure and discipline" associated with the military, so he switched from Scouts to the Young Marines in 2008.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Kennesaw, GA, US Military, US Marine Corps, Rome, GA, Family, Kids

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Patch.com

Summer Camp Allows Kids To Enjoy Nature

Staff Report The Coosa River Basin Initiative and the Rome/Floyd ECO River Education Center will hold its final camp of the summer next month.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Wed Jul 02, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Report: Rome woman steals ambulance, recovered at bar

Rome police said 49-year-old woman stole an ambulance from the Etowah Terrace Senior Residences on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Rome, GA

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