ROME, GA. —The Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) is now offering special weekend hotel packages in conjunction with the 3rd Annual Spring Art Market, April 11-12, 2014.
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Proctor of Rome announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyson Maria Proctor, to Justin Caleb Whelchel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Whelchel of Silver Creek.
Dennis and Sandy Gray, and Mark A. Reeves Sr., announce the engagement of their son, Mark A. Reeves, Jr., to Amanda M. Fischer, daughter of Dennis and Carol Ann Fischer of Claxton.
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Crawford of White and Todd Carnes of Lindale announce the engagement of their daughter, Alix Courtney Carnes of Atlanta to Michael James Orlando, also of Atlanta. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Orlando of Marietta.
Susan Owens of Rome, and Mr. and Mrs. Ronny Owens of Cave Spring, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Owens of Rome to Ronnie Clark of Silver Creek, son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Clark of Silver Creek.
Terry Lanier and Glenda Ann Spears celebrated their 50th anniversary on Feb. 23, 2014 with a trip to the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vt.
A group of students from Shorter University can say they have gone to the great frontier in order to bring their faith to others.
The Snake Creek Gap Time Trials is a three-month long mountain bike race series along the Pinhoti Trail. It drags mountain bikers along dozens of miles of tough, merciless trails full of rocks, roots and creeks and up tiring climbs.
Mr. and Mrs. David Tibbits of Marietta announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittni Nicole Tibbits, to Richard Tyler Barnes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Barnes of Rockmart.
Darlington School will host a blood drive Thursday in honor of Sureyya Kosedag, the mother of Darlington junior Nadin Kosedag. 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.
The Rome police department selected officer Joel Wooten as the 2013 Officer of the Year.
Prayer is a privilege that belongs to all — it is not reserved for the saints alone. It belongs to the weary, defeated and dejected humanity. The Father-Son relationship that Jesus expressed so clearly through his teachings and his life gives us insight into the true nature of God.
Get ready to scout out some cool treasures and some hot seats for the 2014 Rome Braves season, this morning.
The sounds of “Sweet Georgia Brown” will soon waft through downtown Rome, as the Harlem Globe trotters are scheduled to make an appearance here in a little more than a week.
Watching the father of the Internet and one of the founders of Apple play on an iPad together is an unusual experience, but if you’d stepped into the Huffman Athletic Center at Darlington Thursday, you would have seen it.
Rome Middle School’s Grand Illusion will present “Shrek the Musical” March 7 and 8 at the Rome City Auditorium.
The T-Birds, characters in Rome Little Theatre’s production of “Grease,” took the show’s iconic car Greased Lightning for a spin on Broad Street this past weekend to promote the upcoming show. Set at Rydell High School, the show follows a group of boys and girls in their senior year as they deal with all sorts of teenage angst, from drive ins to burger bars and teenage pregnancy.
Southeast Elementary School is a busy place to be right now, and it is all because of one of the core components of every child’s education: Math.
A stroll through downtown and a walk down memory lane are helping support the mission and activities of the Rome-Floyd Humane Society.
Laura Graben, a senior at Model High School, has earned a $1,000 2014 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship. Graben can use the money next school year at a college or university.
Graben has a 4.0 GPA as a student in the Honors Preparatory program at Model High. She has earned many academic honors including course awards in Honors Biology, Spanish III, Honors American Literature, Honors World History, Honors Chemistry, AP Calculus and AP World History. She won the excellence in Anatomy and Physiology award and has been inducted into the National Honor Society. Graben was selected for the Governor's Honors program in math at the local and state level as a sophomore and junior. She is in the Model SAT/ACT 1700 Club, represents the school on the Student Advisory Board, served as Key Club vice-president as a junior and president as a senior, and was selected as the Optimist Student of the Month for September, 2013.
Graben is also active in the sports program at Model. She is on the girl's soccer team, cross country team, and the volleyball team.
Accomplishments inside the classroom and in extracurricular activities have earned Graben early admission status at the University of Georgia.