The U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission warns that strings and straps on toys, such as toy guitar straps, can strangle a young child if they become twisted around the neck. CPSC knows of several incidents where a toy strap twisted around a child’s neck. The children were primarily under…

Rome High sophomore Wyatt Thornton has quietly become one of Rome’s leading vexillologists. A leading what? A vexillologist is someone who studies flags.

October was Fire Prevention Month. This is due to the Great Chicago Fire back in 1871. Fire prevention used to be addressed once a year in the community. Today, we have lots more structures to burn and a lot more products on the market to burn them. Fire safety should be addressed year round…

Iron Butterfly, the 60s rock band that helped launch the hard rock and heavy metal genre, will be performing at the Forum River Center on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m.

Many Rome residents know Chiaha Harvest Fair as a fun and eclectic event that takes place in the fall at Ridge Ferry Park.

Halloween is a time of year for fun, fear, costumes, candy, and safety. Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to child safety. There are several easy and effective behaviors that parents can share with kids to help reduce their risk of injury.

Fall has finally arrived, and with that arrival what does mother nature do, she knocks the dust off of her watercolor set and starts painting the landscape with hues of, red, yellow, purple, burgundy, pink, or whatever color suits her fancy at the time. The grandeur of fall is revealed in th…

The Litter and Blight Task Force and Keep Rome-Floyd Beautiful is calling all students grades K-12 to participate in a poster art contest.

CEDARTOWN — A two-day event filmed on Memorial Day 2018 which re-created a historic riot in downtown Cedartown was finally shown off in the opening minutes of HBO’s newest series premiere “Watchmen” on Sunday night, Oct. 21.

To celebrate the upcoming Rome International Film Festival, Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism is offering a film tour of Rome’s iconic film locations on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 10 a.m.

Country artist Phil Vassar, whose recordings include hits such as “Carlene,” “Just Another Day in Paradise,” “Six Pack Summer” and “American Child,” will headline Calhoun’s Gem Theatre downtown on Saturday, Oct. 26.

The Litter and Blight Task Force and Keep Rome-Floyd Beautiful is calling all students Grades K-12 to participate in a poster art contest. Help us to raise awareness of how important it is to keep Rome and Floyd County Beautiful by creating poster art for our community.

In celebration of the Rome International Film Festival, The Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism is offering a film tour of Rome’s iconic film locations on Nov. 9 at 10 a.m.

Home fires can start and spread quickly, which is why we all need to be careful and educated when it comes to fire safety. Just a little bit of planning can make a big difference for your family.