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Fifty Years Ago This Week in West Rome - 10/21/1968 to 10/27/1968You" by Gary Puckett & the Union Gap
Head football coach Nick Hyder announced that Jimmy Edwards (who had served as the Chieftains' quarterback in 1967 but had been moved to halfback for the 1968 season) had been tapped to serve as the team's quarterback after Mike Johnson's shoulder fracture ...
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Fifty Years Ago This Week in West Rome - 10/14/1968 to 10/20/1968
A study of the Rome City Schools told us what a lot of us already suspected: the schools on the west side of town fared better than schools in other parts of Rome, both in the condition and maintenance of the facilities and in the qualify of the education. ...
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Fifty Years Ago This Week in West Rome - 10/7/1968 to 10/13/1968
Rome City Schools received Headstart Program approval for the current school year. The approval came almost two months after the school year began because of red tape in Washington, even though all required state and local forms were filed ahead of deadline...
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Gray Rocks
Erin Gray once came to my house and gave me a piece of the moon.  Yeah, I know it sounds weird, but it's true! Gray is most fondly remembered for her role as Wilma Deering on the Buck Rogers TV series. In the early 80s, she also made a film called Six Pack,...
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Fifty Years Ago This Week in West Rome - 9/30/1968 to 10/6/1968
Now this is fast-tracking: just a week after the Board of Regents approved the proposal for a junior college in Floyd County contingent on the county funding the initial campus development, the Floyd Board of Commissioners announced plans for a November 5th...
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Walking Dead Shamble Into Dr. No's on October 13th!
Walking Dead Day is coming up on October 13th--and to commemorate the event, Dr. No's has commissioned a special Walking Dead Day Walking Dead #1 Dr. No's Logo Cover depicting Rick standing in front of Dr. No's! This is a strictly limited cover, so if you w...
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Fifty Years Ago This Week in West Rome - 9/23/1968 to 9/29/1968
The week began with only three undefeated high school football teams in this part of Northwest Georgia: West Rome, Trion, and Chattooga. That was destined to change, though, since West Rome and Chattooga faced off against each other on Friday night, Septemb...
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Fifty Years Ago This Week in West Rome - 9/16/1968 to 9/22/1968
The 20th annual Coosa Valley Fair kicked off its six-day run-on Monday, September 15th; the vocal group the Ink Spots took part in the opening ceremonies (one of three performances by the Ink Spots scheduled for fair week).  Attendees cold look forward to a...
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Life in Four Colors Sidebar - Believe It Or Not...
I love comics. That's no secret. I've owned tens of thousands of comics in my lifetime. What may be surprising, though, is what I have not owned. Here are a few comics I've never owned: 1 - Any Showcase issues featuring the Flash. Sometimes that even surpri...
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Fifty Years Ago This Week in West Rome - 9/9/1968 to 9/15/1968
It was midterm primary time this week in 1968, but apparently no one noticed: the vote turnout was estimated at only 8%. Local officials blamed the poor turnout on the fact that there was nothing particularly newsworthy about the election, so most people ch...
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