This year’s Firefly Fling comes to Rotary Plaza downtown on April 26 and organizers want to use the event as a way of educating the community on all the ways the arts unite us and remind everyone of the important work Rome Area Council for the Arts does.

Recently some of my cyclist friends had some advise they would like to add to bicycle safety.

Have you struggled with meditation? Looking to become more mindful but don’t know where to start? This Mindful 20/30 challenge could be just what you’ve been looking for.

Carotenoids are plant pigments. They make tomatoes red and give carrots their distinctive orange hue. You see them when leaves change colors in the fall. But carotenoids are not just decorative.

The time has come to introduce your little kid to the beauty of bike riding. The key is to make sure the kids are protected properly so they are free to learn and test their capabilities. Here are a few tips that will help.

Yes it’s true. With the return of spring so does the fire ant ride again. Them gnarly little critters have spent most of the winter down deeper in the soil, but now with it warming up they have saddled up to ride again. Fortunately now is a good time to try and stop their resurgence by apply…

“Can I take one with my machete,” a voice sounds across the Ozone Skate Center in Dalton. It’s picture day for the North Georgia Roller Girls, and for the participants of this sport steeped in physical contact, looking tough and mean is all part of the game.

The range of motion is defined as the way our bodies move through space due to the unique construction of our skeletal system. In particular, the way the bones fit together at the joints. Every joint in the body has a set range of motion, determined by each persons specific skeletal structur…

Every spring, meteorologist watch for cold air from Canada to collide with the warm air rising out of the Gulf of Mexico. And like clockwork they watch big thunderstorms build and build until they drop one of nature’s most deadly events, the tornado.

Local authors Danny and Wanda Pelfrey will sign copies of their new book, “Like a Tree,” at Dogwood Books on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m.

An a capella quartet from Pepperell High School has earned the first place, $1,000 scholarship award from the Rome Kiwanis Club. Pepperell senior Darian Ball and Zach Payne, junior Blake Green and sophomore Carter Nelson performed “In the Still of the Night” during the Kiwanis’ music showcas…

There’s a style of yoga that is known as Restorative Yoga. The word restorative means “something that restores health, strength, or well-being” and the yoga style reflects that with its gentle nature and use of more props. There are no intricate poses, there is no fast movements, it’s more r…

It seems that we have had as many spring type days as we have winter days. I know that most folks are ready to get out and clean up the dead leaves and brush around their home. I hope everyone will clean up their yard of debris and give your home a makeover for Spring.

The Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism has announced the launch of a new trolley in Rome and Floyd County to expand current public tour offerings as well as offer service for private rentals.

A sunny Saturday is in the forecast with a high of 56 degrees, making it ideal weather to take part in one of many events going on around town this St. Patrick’s Day weekend to cure any cabin fever.

The director of the University of Mississippi’s Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies is this year’s featured speaker for the annual Buzz and Barbara McCoy Lecture on Southern Women Writers March 20 at Berry College.

As part of the Big Fibbers Storytelling Festival taking place Friday through Sunday, twelve people will compete for the title of Biggest Fibber on Saturday at the Rome City Auditorium.