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Monday 09/22/2014
Rome Noon Optimist Club names Students of the Month
Posted: September 22, 2014

The Rome Noon Optimist Club announced its Student of the Month recipients for September. Pictured are Macey Jones (from left), Armuchee High School; Levi Farmer, College and Career Academy; Madison Hubbard, Coosa High School; Hope Roberson, Darlington; Chris Buczynski, Georgia School for the Deaf; Rachel McFry, Model High School; Tyler Dobson, Pepperell High School; KiWan KenTrell Thrash, Rome High School; Anderson Krueger, Unity Christian School.

Delta Sigma Theta honors senior member
Posted: September 22, 2014

Members of the Rome Alumni Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. celebrated Soror Lois Bryant and her 70 years of membership with the sorority. She was initiated on May 20, 1944, in Alpha Chi Chapter at Tennessee State University. She lives at Renaissance Marquis.

Sunday 09/21/2014
100 Years Ago
Posted: September 21, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, September 24, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: September 21, 2014

Monday, Sept. 21, 1964

Littlefield - Land Engagement
Posted: September 21, 2014

Jim and Suzan Littlefield of Douglasville and Brian and Diane Land of Rome are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Sarah Elizabeth Littlefield and Joshua Caleb Land.

80 Years of Service - Junior Service League celebrates decades of service in the Rome-Floyd County community
Posted: September 21, 2014

For 80 years the Junior Service League has been an active part in the Rome community. The group is most visible a couple times each year during popular events such as the iconic Follies show and the poinsettia sale but it’s impact is far reaching.

Williams - Kendrick Engagement
Posted: September 21, 2014

Mr. and Mrs. Scott Wessell of Rome announce the engagement of their daughter, Lacy Hope Williams, to Jonathan Travis Kendrick, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kendrick Jr. of Rockmart.

Pyle - Greenleaf Engagement
Posted: September 21, 2014

Harley BreAnn Pyle and Dillan Tyler Greenleaf, both of Rome, announce their engagement.

Saturday 09/20/2014
GUEST COLUMN: Live your life; it is a gift from God
Posted: September 20, 2014

One of my favorite songs is Tim McGraw’s “Live Like You Were Dying.”

West Rome Class of ’64 gathers for 50-year reunion
Posted: September 20, 2014

The West Rome High School Class of 1964 gathered for its 50-year class reunion this month. On Sept. 5 classmates attended the First Friday concert. On Sept. 6, an afternoon cookout was held at the former site of the high school in an area adjacent to Sam’s Club. At the conclusion of the cookout, dozens of green and white balloons were released at the West Rome High School Monument located between Sam’s Club and Walmart. That was followed with a gathering and dinner at Coosa Country Club. A program was delivered by Eddie Hines, and many door prizes were given away throughout the night. A dance with ’60s music was provided by Kre8shuns Dee Jay Service.

Friday 09/19/2014
Berry College student, Viking Fusion website nominated for national media awards
Posted: September 19, 2014

MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – Berry College’s student-run multimedia website, Viking Fusion, was named a finalist in two categories for this year’s College Media Association (CMA) Pinnacle Award.

Thursday 09/18/2014
Hotel packages now available forGeorgia Guitar Explosion event on Nov. 8
Posted: September 18, 2014

ROME, GA. —The Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) is now offering special weekend hotel packages in conjunction with the Historic DeSoto Theatre Foundation’s Georgia Guitar Explosion, Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

Jesus in the Park set for Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
Posted: September 18, 2014

Three tractor-trailers filled with food for the Jesus in the Park event this Sunday are a modern-day version of five loaves and two fishes.

Musical 'Fantasticks' to hit Berry stage Sept. 25 - Oct. 5
Updated: September 23, 2014 - 3:33 pm

The popular Broadway musical “The Fantasticks” hits the Berry College stage Sept. 25 to Oct. 5 .

Rome Symphony Orchestra brings 'Peter and the Wolf
Posted: September 18, 2014

The Rome Symphony Orchestra is bringing a performance of “Peter and the Wolf” by Sergei Prokofiev to the students of the Rome City, Floyd County schools, and area private schools on Friday at Model High School’s auditorium.

Shorter presents inpiring life of Helen Keller in 'The Miracle Worker'
Posted: September 18, 2014

The heroic true story of Helen Keller and her beloved teacher, Annie Sullivan, will unfold at Shorter University’s Callaway Theatre.

Wednesday 09/17/2014
Trivia Answer to Rome News-Tribune trivia at Johnny's New York Style Pizza
Updated: September 17, 2014 - 3:42 pm

The Rome News-Tribune sponsored trivia takes place each week at Johnny's New York Style Pizza on Broad Street Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.

New ceramic exhibit 'Clayworker' opens Monday at Moon Gallery
Posted: September 17, 2014

ROME, Ga. – Artist Rick Berman will give a gallery talk at 7 p.m. to open his exhibit on Sept. 22 in Berry College's Moon Gallery.

Area residents earn honors at Jacksonville State
Posted: September 17, 2014

The following area residents earned places on the Jacksonville State University spring 2014 President’s List:

Tuesday 09/16/2014
Shorter University presents 'The Miracle Worker' at Callaway Theatre
Posted: September 16, 2014

Rome, Ga. — The heroic true story of Helen Keller and her beloved teacher, Annie Sullivan, will unfold at Shorter University’s Callaway Theatre.