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Battle of the Bands: two days remain for online voting

Area bands will compete against each other in a musical showdown at the DeSoto Theatre when the fifth annual State Mutual Insurance Battle of the Bands contest takes place on Aug. 9.

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Monday 07/28/2014
Ultrasound ‘portraits’ a growing trend for moms-to-be
Posted: July 28, 2014

What started as a way for expectant mothers to have a day of pampering has turned into a little bit more for the staff at Sweet Dreams Ultrasound Studio.

Crowd turns out for inaugural CRBI Swimmable Water event at Ridge Ferry Park
Updated: July 28, 2014 - 9:10 am

The phrase “go jump in the river” was taken seriously Sunday during the inaugural Swimmable Water event at Ridge Ferry Park.

Sunday 07/27/2014
Fricks - Hyde Wedding
Posted: July 27, 2014

Hailey Anna Hyde and John Thomas Fricks were married on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 6 p.m. at Belle Terra in Rome.

100 Years Ago
Posted: July 27, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, July 30, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: July 27, 2014

Tuesday, July 28, 1964

Walkers pray over Rome, Floyd County for fourth annual Prayer Walk
Posted: July 27, 2014

As Bryan Hollingsworth of Rome walked the approximately 14 miles from the Chattooga County line into downtown Rome early Saturday morning, he prayed for love, mercy, forgiveness, humility and grace.

Graham - Palmer Engagement
Posted: July 27, 2014

Mr. and Mrs. David Graham of Rome announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Alicia Graham, to Michael Franklin Palmer of Huntsville, Ala.

Barner - Welch Engagement
Posted: July 27, 2014

Carla Barner and Willie Welch, both Rome natives, announce their engagement.

Lumsden - Bizzaro Wedding
Posted: July 27, 2014

Jennifer Bizzaro and Damiean Lumsden were married Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 2 p.m. at St. Peter Chanel in Roswell.

Stroupe - Scott Wedding
Posted: July 27, 2014

Fauntine Elisabeth Scott of Rome and Adam Lee Stroupe of Lindale were married at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the First Presbyterian Church of Rome.

Morris - Eller Wedding
Posted: July 27, 2014

Teresa Eller, formerly of Kennesaw, and Jason Morris of Rome were married at 6:30 a.m. Monday, July 7, 2014 during a private beachside wedding at the International Palms Resort, Cocoa Beach, Fla. 

Baker 56th Anniversary
Posted: July 27, 2014

Mather and Jeanette Baker celebrated their 56th anniversary today with a reception hosted by their daughter Natalie Brackett.

Saving the Symphony
Updated: July 28, 2014 - 6:23 am

A symbol of Rome’s history and its culture, the symphony, is in peril.

Keith - Garber Wedding
Posted: July 27, 2014

Anna Elizabeth Garber of Charlotte, N.C. and Wesley Scott Keith of Rome were married at 6 p.m., Saturday May 24 at the Lynn family farm in Rockmart.

Saturday 07/26/2014
Donna Parker is new Rome Lions Club president
Posted: July 26, 2014

Rome’s Donna Parker was installed as president of the Rome Lions Club for the coming year at a recent club meeting.

Prayer Walk planned for today from different points in the county
Posted: July 26, 2014

More than 150 people from seven local churches are expected walk along different routes from five of the six county lines surrounding Floyd County this morning before converging together in the heart of downtown Rome.

OZMENT: God always answers prayers – but sometimes he says ‘no’
Posted: July 26, 2014

One of the things I most enjoyed during my ministry was teaching the membership training class for the youth.

Friday 07/25/2014
Betts - McDonald Wedding
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 3:40 pm

Allison Breanna McDonald and Tyson Thomas Betts, both of Rome, were married at 4 p.m., Saturday, April 13, 2014 at Spring Lake in Rockmart.

Boston - Watters Wedding
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 3:39 pm

Mary Kathryn Watters and Bradford Teare Boston were married at 6:30 p.m. on July 12 at Morris Chapel at Darlington School.

Leatherwood - Dover Wedding
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 3:36 pm

Lindsay Ellen Dover of Rome and Christopher Austin Leatherwood of Temple were married at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 24 at Stonewall Manor in Cartersville.