Storytellers Antonio Rocha of Maine and Donna Washington of Virginia will headline the 2020 Big Fibbers Storytelling Festival scheduled for March 27 and 28 at the Rome City Auditorium.

The largest glowing, bubbly, confetti-filled, fitness event of the year returns on Saturday, March 14, in the annual Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon 5K run and two-mile health walk.

Romans have a rare chance to see two local, award-winning show choirs perform before they begin the 2020 competition season. On Monday, Jan. 27, at the Rome City Auditorium, the Rome High School and Rome Middle School show choirs will take the stage and preview their shows for the 2020 season.

Mike Hester (right), newly-installed commandant of the Puryear Detachment, Marine Corps League, is congratulated by retiring commandant Tom Beavers. Other officers installed during Saturday ceremonies were (from left) John Riley, sergeant-at-arms; Tom Bing, paymaster; Jerry Curtis, senior vi…

The winter season is upon us. Snow and wintry weather can be great fun for kids but can also lead to unpredictable and dangerous road conditions for drivers. That’s why Safe Kids and General Motors teamed up to bring you a few things to remember when driving with your little ones this winter.

There are a lot of signs in plenty of windows that say “Reflexology.” Typically in an ad on in massage parlors, usually it isn’t anything more than a foot rub. Massage therapists can take a short course in Reflexology as part of their training or as continuing education. Typically it is unde…

When John Ingram was going through boxes of items after his mom passed away, he came across a very cool find.

You can walk into any toy department and see there are hundreds of thousands of toys on the market, it’s not easy to be sure you’re getting safe products.

Rome attorney Joel Thornton hopes a pilgrimage to Israel this month will help people find a new, deeper meaning to their Christian faith. Thornton and his cousin, Floyd County Sheriff’s Department Chaplain David Thornton, are leading a group of 31 people to the Holy Land from Jan. 8-18.

The next Rome International Film Festival is about a year away. But Seth Ingram is already putting in much of the research and leg work that it takes to pull off an event of that size.

Kiwanis Club of Rome member Claborn Bradfield, center, is congratulated by Georgia District Kiwanis Division 11 Lt. Gov. Brett James of the Murray County club and Rome club President Diana Sands. Bradfield was awarded the Legion of Honor for 50 years of service — including as club president …

Many of us make resolutions, and many of us fail. It’s expected. But what if this year, instead of a resolution, instead of saying goodbye to a decade and rolling another page on the calendar, what if we made a dedicated change?

New Years Eve is a time to celebrate. Many communities will entertain their citizens with a firework display for the celebration. It is always a better choice to attend these events instead of using fireworks yourself.

The Exchange Club of Rome’s Family Resource Center is hosting a poetry competition so that Rome and Floyd County residents can express themselves creatively while spreading awareness of a very important issue.

Santa Claus has been making his strides around Rome. He’s been spotted at St. Mary’s Catholic School, Floyd Medical Center, and even at the Floyd County Law Enforcement Center. On Monday, he stopped by Mount Berry Mall for its inaugural “Breakfast with Santa.”

Just off Turner Chapel Road, there’s a house in which there is certainly no shortage of Christmas spirit.

You can walk into any toy department and see there are hundreds of thousands of toys on the market, it’s not easy to be sure you’re getting safe products.

The Community Kitchen was the beneficiary of a special project at Mel & Mimi’s, 203 E. Eighth St., after the women’s boutique raised $1,200 through a special sale of handmade yarn items by Cristin Warden. Participating in the presentations were Melanie Morris (from left), Warden, Mimi We…