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Wednesday 10/29/2014
Trivia Answer to Rome News-Tribune trivia at Johnny's New York Style Pizza
Posted: October 29, 2014

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.

Gordon Central's Burnham named Northwest Georgia media specialist of the year
Posted: October 29, 2014

Leigha Burnham of Armuchee has been selected as the Library Media Specialist of the Year for the Northwest Georgia District by the Georgia Library Media Association.

Tuesday 10/28/2014
Pancake breakfast Dec. 6 to benefit Braves Miracle Field of Rome
Posted: October 28, 2014

The Rome Braves will hold a pancake breakfast on Saturday December 6th to benefit the Braves Miracle Field of Rome. The event will take place at State Mutual Stadium from 7 a.m. to noon. Tickets are just $8 for all you can eat pancakes and sausage served in the Three Rivers Club.

Bike Night tonight in Downtown Rome
Updated: October 28, 2014 - 3:58 pm

Downtown Rome is hosting the second of two bike nights tonight. Participating restaurants are offering specials and will have the Downtown Bike Nights flyer posted in the window.

Elm Street Elementary students learn about inherited traits, leaf animals
Posted: October 28, 2014

Coming in Wednesday’s Young Romans, fifth grade students at Elm Street Elementary School learn about their inherited traits and first graders make leaf animals.

Monday 10/27/2014
Shorter University’s School of Fine and Performing Arts to present choral concert
Posted: October 27, 2014

Rome, Ga. — Shorter University’s School of Fine and Performing Arts will present its fall choral concert, “Friendship and Faith,” on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Brookes Chapel. The Homecoming Weekend event is open to the public. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for senior adults and students. Tickets may be purchased by contacting the Shorter University Box Office at 706-233-7288 or emailing>.

Archbishop visits Anglican church in Rome
Posted: October 27, 2014

The recently elected Archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America feels his position is an honor and a sacred trust.

Birthday jump fundraiser goes off without a hitch
Updated: October 27, 2014 - 5:51 pm

CEDARTOWN — Two local pastors who took a leap of faith to raise money for a good cause came back smiling Sunday.

Sunday 10/26/2014
100 Years Ago
Posted: October 26, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Friday, Oct. 30, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: October 26, 2014

Monday, Oct. 26, 1964

Indra Thomas to sing Monday at Shorter
Posted: October 26, 2014

Shorter graduate and internationally acclaimed soprano Indra Thomas will perform 7:30 p.m. Monday at Shorter University’s Brookes Chapel.

Bass - Janik Engagement
Posted: October 26, 2014

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bass of Adairsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Adrienne Bass of Rome to Joseph Glenn Janik of Cullman, Alabama, son of Josephine Janik of Blountsville, Alabama and the late Billy Black.

Trails and Tribulations: TRED organization to host challenging six-hour trail race at Jackson Hill on Nov. 16
Posted: October 26, 2014

On Nov. 16, runners will invade Jackson Hill for a day of competition and camaraderie when teams of them participate in a fun and challenging six-hour event.

Arnold - Watters Wedding
Posted: October 26, 2014

Chelsea Kay Watters and Samuel Dustin Arnold were married at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2015 at Diamond W Farm in Lindale, home of the bride’s parents.

McDonald - Shore Wedding
Posted: October 26, 2014

Haley Elizabeth Shore and William Garrett McDonald were married Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the College Chapel of Berry College.

Allen - Burson Wedding
Posted: October 26, 2014

 Courtney LeAnn Burson and Braxton Reeves Allen were married at 5 p.m., Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Oakmont United Methodist Church in Homewood, Alabama in a double-ring ceremony performed by Reverend Tom Parrish.

Runners brave zombie hordes at Zombie-thon and Apocalyptic Block Party
Posted: October 26, 2014

You need a good strategy to avoid the zombie hordes.

Community rallies to help soldier wounded in Afghanistan
Updated: October 27, 2014 - 2:30 pm

ADAIRSVILLE — A community has rallied to ready a home for Army Spc. Eugene Perry Young, who was paralyzed last year by a suicide bomber a little more than four months into a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan.

Summerville teacher showcases sewing skills at annual Chiaha Harvest Fair
Posted: October 26, 2014

Hand-stitched pillows decorated with felt foxes, sheep and crows sit alongside the little folksy creatures and Christmas and Halloween decor made of recycled materials on the burlap topped tables inside the Miss Penny Whistle Creations.

Saturday 10/25/2014
Zombies block party, Chiaha, band festival part of busy schedule today
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 6:14 pm

Portions of Broad Street already were closed at 3:15 p.m. as the city prepared for the Zombie-thon 5K and Apocalyptic Block Party.

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