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The Georgia Highlands College Lakeview Art Gallery in Rome is currently showing art from GHC Professor of Art Brian Barr’s drawings for a children’s book series called “Martin the Guitar.” The gallery is free and open to the public and will be available Monday through Friday.

Seven women from the Rome area will be presented at the 30th Annual Rome Symphony Orchestra Debutante Ball on June 1 at the Coosa Country Club. The ball is a major fundraiser for the symphony. Mrs. John Porter Ingram is the chairwoman for this year’s event. The 2019 Rome Symphony Debutantes are:

As presented in the February 1919 editions of the Rome Tribune-Herald

“Blue in the face” — Does that term ring a bell? Ever used it before? If you know the meaning of blue in the face that’s where I am at when it comes to stopping the most savage and heinous pruning I have every witnessed on one tree in particular and that’s our majestic crape myrtle.

As presented in the February 1919 editions of the Rome Tribune-Herald

While workers have been climbing scaffolding and restoring the exterior of Rome’s most recognized landmark, the majestic city Clock Tower recently received a different kind of facelift, courtesy of local landscape artist John Schulz.

As presented in the February 1919 editions of the Rome Tribune-Herald

100 years ago as presented in the January 1919 editions of the Rome Tribune-Herald

As presented in the January 1919 editions of the Rome Tribune-Herald

It’s time to reserve your spot and join more than 1,500 glowing, green-garbed, bubble-blasting, foam-frolicking runners and walkers along the trails and streets of Downtown Rome for the 2019 edition of the Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon on Saturday, March 16.

Jennifer Tinsley began feeling a pull to get into painting about seven years ago. She now believes that feeling was a calling from God, but at that time, she never thought she’d be producing art professionally.

100 years ago as printed in the December 1918 editions of the Rome Tribune-Herald

In honor of Black History Month, Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home will co-sponsor a workshop to help you find your African American ancestors at the Rome-Floyd County Library from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. on Saturday, February 2nd in the Coosa Room. Sponsored in-part by both the Alpha Kappa Alpha …

On Feb. 9, 2019, 11 of Rome’s “unsung” heroes will be honored at the Heart of the Community Awards of Honor gala called “An Affair of the Heart.”