Rome’s seven hills are alive with the sound of music, and that’s especially true during the Christmas season.
Coosa Valley Credit Union made a $1,500 donation in the name of the company groups it serves to the Toys for Tots Foundation to help support their 2014 campaign.
ATLANTA —Today the Georgia Recycling Coalition awarded the 2014 School Spirit of Green award to Fair Oaks Elementary of Cobb County, Georgia; the school will receive the $500 prize to boost their program.
Eighth-grader Carolyn Nida was recognized as Darlington's Optimist Club Student of the Semester at a special luncheon on Dec. 8.
Coming in Wednesday’s Young Romans, students at Johnson Elementary School are getting geared up for the holidays.
From staff reports
When Pam Davis decided to start the Main Steppers, she did it because she wanted a Black History Month performance that was kid-oriented.
Atlanta author Row Henson will be in Rome on Thursday to sign copies of her book “Travels with Mac ’n’ Row.” The event will be at Hardy on Broad, 436 Broad St., in the Forrest Building, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 18, 1964
An unlikely friendship between a Rome man and a mother of four living in Atlanta has led to a crusade of sorts and the result could be an icy swim across the Etowah River.
As it appeared in the FIFTY YEARS AGO column in the 1914 and 1964 editions of the Rome News-Tribune
This is Santa’s busiest time of year.
Members of the Darlington School Class of 1953 gather for a luncheon Friday afternoon at Coosa Country Club. Pictured are Gene Herrin (seated from left), Robert H. Ledbetter, and Sam Donaldson; Jerry Dunwoody (standing from left), Billy Johnson, Ed Beard, Jerry Minge, Spencer Willis and John Hine. Ledbetter Properties has hosted a luncheon for the Class of ’53 for the last 10 years.
A sunny sky with temperatures in the high 50s will make for perfect parade weather today as one of two parades — the Lindale Christmas Parade — plans to roll this afternoon.
Some of Rome’s city leaders are viewing a planned march and rally in downtown Saturday as the right way to create a positive discussion in light of national events.
Employees with the city of Rome are spending their time and efforts helping various charities during the holiday season this week.
The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to the prisoners (Isaiah 61:1).
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The poetry of Shorter University Assistant Professor of English Renee Emerson has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Winter Goose Publishing.
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Coming in Wednesday’s Young Romans, see pictures of students having an award-winning day at the Northwest Regional Tech Fair.