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Rome Takes 5-3 Win over Legends, Evens Series - (ROME, Ga.) The Rome Braves overcame an early two-run deficit and posted a 5-3 win over the Lexington Legends Tuesday night. The Legends scored two runs in the fourth inning on a double by Frank Schwindel, a run-scoring single by Fred Ford, and a double by Samir Duenez. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Rome Edges Legends in 11, 4-3 - (ROME, Ga.) Dan Carroll's single drove in pinch runner Mikey Reynolds from second base with one out in the 11th inning, and the Rome Braves scored a come-from-behind 4-3 win over the Lexington Legends Wednesday. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Rome Gets First Home Win of the Season - Rome, GA - On a chilly Tuesday night, the Rome Braves got their first home win with a 5-3 victory over the Lexington Legends. The Legends got on the board first with two runs in the fourth inning thanks to an RBI single by Fred Ford and a run scoring double by Samir Duenez. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Highlander Partners Acquires the Georgia Extrusion Operations of Profile Extrusion Company - ROME, Ga., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlander Partners, L.P., today announced it has acquired the aluminum extrusion assets of Profile Extrusion Company located in Rome, Georgia.  The operations will continue to operate from the Georgia location under the name of Profile Custom Extrusions, LLC ("PCE") with the current management team continuing to lead the business. PCE is a leading ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Offensive Explosion Lifts Lexington over Rome - Rome, GA - The Lexington Legends picked up their eighth win of the season defeating the Rome Braves by a score of 17-0. It was Rome's fifth straight loss. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Two Run First Sparks Savannah for Friday Night Win - Rome, GA - The Savannah Sand Gnats defeated the Rome Braves again Friday 4-1 before 3,011 fans at State Mutual Stadium. Savannah drew first blood by way of a two run single off the hot bat of Stefan Sabol in the first inning. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Witnesses: Men destroy goose nest with shopping cart - Police are searching for two men who they said destroyed a goose nest with eggs in a shopping center in Rome.   Witnesses called police after they spotted two men “maliciously assaulting” a goose nest by running a shopping cart over the nest with eggs in it. Witnesses reported seeing the two men laughing about it.   The incident happened about 2 a.m. on April 13 in the parking lot near Sam’s ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Eighth Inning Homer Clinches Win for Savannah - Rome, GA - The Rome Braves and Savannah Sand Gnats went at it again on Saturday night at State Mutual Stadium with the Sand Gnats emerging victorious by a score of 4-3. It's their third straight win over the Braves. - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

Future Stars Roster Announced - Rome, GA - The roster for the 2014 Braves Future Stars has been released (attached). The team will be managed by former Atlanta Braves skipper Bobby Cox and features 14 former Rome Braves players as well as four members of the current Rome field staff. - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

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Georgia Pastor Killed by Alleged Drunk Driver After Powerful Church Service ... - Christian Post - Members of the Thankful Baptist Church in Rome, Ga., were thrown into world of sorrow Sunday night after their pastor, Nim Russell, 55, was killed in a car accident hours after celebrating his 23rd year as their leader in a powerful worship service ... - Tue, 01 Apr 2014

Georgia man fatally struck by train identified - Chattanooga Times Free Press - ROME, Ga. — Authorities in northwest Georgia say they've identified a man who was fatally struck by a train. Deputy Floyd County Coroner Ernie Studard tells the Rome News-Tribune police used fingerprints to identify 40-year-old Lanny Shane Huckaby ...Ga. man fatally struck by train identified - Albany Times Union - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

Ala. man charged with threats at Georgia hospital - KSWO - ROME, Ga. (AP) - An Alabama man has been charged with making terroristic threats after authorities say he threatened employees at a northwest Georgia hospital by saying "Remember Fort Hood." Records from Georgia's Floyd County Jail state that ... - Sat, 05 Apr 2014

Lowe's using hydrogen-powered lift trucks at Georgia distribution center - Atlanta Business Chronicle - Lowe's Companies Inc. reported that it's begun using hydrogen-powered lift trucks at the company's recently opened regional distribution center in Rome, Ga. Lowe's, the world's second-largest home improvement retailer, said it's begun using the 157 ... - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Highlander Partners Acquires the Georgia Extrusion Operations of Profile ... - The Northern Miner (subscription) - ROME, Ga., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlander Partners, L.P., today announced it has acquired the aluminum extrusion assets of Profile Extrusion Company located in Rome, Georgia. The operations will continue to operate from the Georgia location ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Minor impresses, Braves lose 13-4 to Future Stars - SunHerald.com - Braves Future Stars Baseball. Rome minor league Future Stars pitcher Lucas Sims delivers to the Atlanta Braves during the fourth inning of their exhibition baseball game Saturday, March 29, 2014, in Rome, Ga. DAVID TULIS — AP Photo. Braves Future ...Braves RHP Gearrin has 'significant' elbow injury - Bradenton Herald - Sat, 29 Mar 2014

Fire engulfs 2 buildings in northwest Georgia city - Fort Mills Times - The fire is near some motels in the city and several streets north of Floyd Medical Center. Rome police had blocked off some roads and were asking motorists to avoid the area. No injuries have been reported. Rome is about 70 miles northwest of Atlanta.Fire engulfs 2 buildings in northwest Georgia city of Rome - The Tribune - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

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