Lifestyles

Rome Toastmasters invites residents to its open house on Monday to meet members and hear special guest speaker Scotty Hancock, the director of outreach and EMS relations of Redmond Regional Medical Center, talk about the importance of communication skills for today’s community.

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New this year to the Chieftains Herb and Plant Sale is an option for buyers to donate herbs or vegetables to fill the gardens at Restoration Rome and the William S. Davies Homeless Shelter.

  • Severo Avila, Features Editor
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Carol Grajzar can remember an old Westinghouse refrigerator being in her home in Ohio when she was very little. This was back in the 1940s.

100 Years Ago as presented in the April 1918 editions of the Rome Tribune-Herald

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Young local artists get the chance to shine each year when Rome Area Council for the Arts hosts the Firefly Fling Student Art Competition in conjunction with its annual Firefly Fling benefit. 

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Two events will likely draw a big crowd of locals and visitors to downtown Rome on Saturday, April 28.

100 years ago as presented in the March 1918 editions of the Rome Tribune-Herald

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A Calhoun-based textile business, a Piedmont, Alabama land protection organization, Boys and Girls Clubs in Dalton and Rome, the Chatsworth Water Works Commission and Forsyth County will be recognized April 19 with the Coosa River Basin Initiative’s Greenie Awards for their outstanding effor…

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A Pop-Up Park featuring live music, chalk art an art show and games will be on Fifth Avenue today from 4-7 p.m. between Bale Street to West Third Street.

  • By Keith Mickler
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No doubt, plant damaging cold air will be arriving in the morning and again on Wednesday. Yes, damage is going to occur. Even though there’s not much we can do, there are a few things to help reduce the damage. Remember I said reduce damage, not prevent damage.

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David Miller was essentially homeless. In the summer of 2014 he made his way to the Salvation Army looking for a place to stay — a military veteran with no place to go.

Eleven women from the Rome area will be presented at the 29th Rome Symphony Orchestra Annual Debutante Ball on June 2 at the Coosa Country Club. The ball is a major fundraiser for the symphony.

  • Severo Avila, Features Editor
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Joel Megginson can’t wait to share his love of the blues with the Rome community on March 9.