For about a decade, one Broad Street business has used their anniversary month to give back to a community they say has been good them.
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This year’s River Revelry — A Biodiversity Bash, returns to Heritage Park on August 26 and this year’s event features a lip-sync competition.
The nominations have been counted and five local charities rose above the rest of the pack in the 2017 Harbin Hero Challenge. The five finalists in the contest are Living Proof Recovery, Summit Quest, Rome Floyd YMCA, Floyd County CASA and The Sweet Cocoon.
The Floyd County Health Department, located at 16 East 12th St., has established a community drop-off location for safe disposal of needles and other sharps, according to a Georgia Department of Public Health press release. There is no fee for the service and the drop off location is at the …
Due to ground saturation and the weather conditions that are forecast for tomorrow, Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Department has come to the decision to postpone their Ridge Ferry Films until Sept. 23rd.
Sweatfest 2017 comes to Schroeder’s Courtyard on Saturday and features a lineup of local and area bands playing a variety of music styles from folk to punk rock to Bluegrass.
Rome residents can enjoy some magic and mindreading on Aug. 26 when magician and mentalist Charles Wright performs two shows at the Rome City Auditorium.
The United States Navy’s Blue Angels and the AeroShell Demonstration Teams will headline this year’s Wings Over North Georgia Air Show on Oct. 21-22 at Richard B. Russell Regional Airport.
Local country band Babe’s Bayou will be playing live music on Saturday at the Town Green for another installment of Downtown Saturday.
Stewards of the longleaf pine ecosystem are comparing notes and learning about efforts to repopulate the species across the South Atlantic and Gulf Coast region during a conference at Berry College through Friday. Berry, the Longleaf Alliance and Nature Conservancy, are all partnering to hos…
Cedartown native Sam Hunt’s “Body Like a Back Road” now holds the record for the most weeks spent atop Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, Billboard.com reported on Aug. 1.
The Harbin Hero Hustle returns to the streets of Downtown Rome on Saturday, Oct. 14. Before racers and walkers get out their superhero costumes, it’s time to decide which local charities will have the opportunity to win of $3,500 in donations from Harbin Clinic.
Bikers, music enthusiasts and fun-seekers alike are invited to the fifth annual Cave Spring Motorcycle Rally and Music Festival, beginning today and rolling through Saturday.
An attorney, a personal trainer, a general contractor and even a retired police chief are among those familiar local residents who are training and practicing for Rome’s most famous dance competition.
The U.S. Forest Service, Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Coosa Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited are partnering to improve trout habitat in Johns Creek, one of the most popular trout streams in Northwest Georgia.
Ten local artists will assemble Saturday night in the Schroeder’s New Deli courtyard to raise money for one of Rome’s lesser known charities, Heroes Great & Small, by playing Led Zeppelin covers.
It’s a style that has been around since the 1930s, and there was a time when the hand painted Blue Ridge style dishware could be bought in dime stores and were among the cheapest dishes available.
70 cars participating in Rally North America are set to arrive in Rome Thursday afternoon after a scenic drive from Waynesville, North Carolina. The event started in Christiansburg, Virginia, Tuesday.
After defeating breast cancer in 2011, she was determined to never let anything “knock her down” — and then she encountered the Georgia Golden Olympics.
Gladys Mixon, Carol Waddell, Gordon Haney and Luke Studdard competed in the National Senior Games in Birmingham, Alabama, together and brought home awards. The games were comprised of 10,517 athletes, and eight foreign countries were represented as well.
The Callback Company will be bringing a taste of Broadway for local performers and patrons alike this Friday to the Rome City Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. with a cabaret featuring Broadway pianist and conductor D. Scott Ferguson.
After a year’s hiatus, Going Caching will return to Rome this fall, with five days of “Spy Games” expected to draw more than 1,200 geocachers from around the world.
Jennifer Cullari picked up the disc her dog Gibson had just retrieved, snapped it behind her back causing him to run around her while she threw the disc downfield for him to retrieve again.
Soul Fest 2017, is a full day of soul music and family fun featuring a variety of bands and headlining the original The Original Gap X The Band. The event will be held at Ridge Ferry Park on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
“It’s like they’re trapped,” said Alvin Jackson, chairman of the Rome-Floyd County NAACP Political Action Committee, in referring to residents of South Rome, where the city’s second and third shooting deaths of the year occurred two weeks ago.
The second of three events exhibiting young storytellers sharing humorous tales of troubles in their own lives or their parents’ lives returns to the Rome-Floyd County Library, 205 Riverside Parkway, this morning at 10 a.m.