The Bard and bluegrass will blend together on the enchantingly lit Town Green in the Spring of 2016, as local theater officials launch the Rome Shakespeare Festival with“A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
Andy F. Harris, former vice president of lending and member support services, takes the reins at Coosa Valley Credit Union today.
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the March 1965 editions of the Rome News-Tribune
Wednesday, March 3, 1965
Photographer Kelly Moore recently came up with an usual project to help him sharpen his skills during his downtime. But he soon realized that his personal project would open the community’s eyes to people all around them.
Dr. and Mrs. Frank Durham Stegall Sr. of Rome announce the engagement of their daughter, Blair Young Stegall of Atlanta, to John Martin Bowden of Decatur, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennie Jean Bowden of Lakeland, Florida.
Steve Wade and Rhonda Campbell of Tampa, Florida, announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Nicole Wade, to Howard (Ward) F. Daugherty Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard F. Daugherty Sr. of Rome.
Darlington School will host a blood drive Thursday in honor of Laura Hicks, Darlington’s ELA-8 Teaching and Learning Center director.
Parker Nash almost didn’t make it into this world.
The words were flying fast Friday night at the DeSoto Theatre, but one team was able to stay ahead of the competition.
Additional recognition is coming for a group of local veterans who fought in South Korea during the Korean War.
Local member of Delta Kappa Gamma, a sorority for educators, recently visited the state Capitol.
Filming for a made-for-TV movie, “Kingmakers,” is expected to get underway in Rome sometime between March 11-18 and take up to two weeks to complete.
Shorter University Honors Academy students have a new, peaceful place in Alumni Hall to study thanks to the generous gifts of university supporters Henry “Hank” Rhodes and David Salmon. The bright and roomy study lounge was unveiled during a reception Friday morning.
ROME, Ga. — Darlington School will host a blood drive on Thursday, March 5, in honor of Laura Hicks, Darlington’s ELA-8 Teaching and Learning Center director. The Blood Assurance Blood Vessel will be at the McCallie-Kennedy Library steps from 2 to 7 p.m. for anyone who would like to participate. Hicks was diagnosed with breast cancer last October following a planned bilateral mastectomy.
Nebraska City, Neb. — Berry College was recently honored with 2014 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.
The ABC TV Pilot ‘Kingmakers’ has opened an extras casting call in Rome.
As the Season of Lent is celebrated, many Christian churches will once again hear the story of the Transfiguration of Jesus.
Dan Roper spoke to the Floyd-Rome Retired Educators Association at its February meeting. Roper is the owner, editor and publisher of Georgia Backroads. He searches for the small story within the larger history.
The United Way of Rome and Floyd County has reached its $1 million goal for the 2014-2015 campaign. Last year the campaign generated close to $900,000.
Darlington School graduate William Monk has been able to take his time and training on a nuclear submarine and turn it into new opportunities to work and serve his country.