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.
The phrase “go jump in the river” was taken seriously Sunday during the inaugural Swimmable Water event at Ridge Ferry Park.
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.
Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden visitor center will host a curated exhibit through October 19.
The Historic DeSoto Theatre Foundation has announced its 2014-2015 season of shows and activities.
The Northwest Georgia Housing Authority ended fiscal year 2013 with total net assets of $31.1 million, a decrease of $167,259 from the previous year.
Rome, Ga. — After spending the past two spring breaks in Alaska working as volunteers during the Iditarod and with GraceWorks Alaska, two Shorter University students have made their way back to America’s northernmost state to pick up where they left off.
Visitors to Lowrey Farms will get a chance this weekend to see a variety of farm machinery, antique trucks and some handmade crafts while enjoying the countryside.
Another installment of the Rome Art Coterie’s “Art at the Hall” exhibit is on display at the Rome City Auditorium through October.
Kennedy Williams’ story touched Travis Ayers so deeply that he decided to set up a benefit for her.
Elephants, trapeze artists and a contortionist.
Downtown Rome will rock July 4th when the First Friday Concert series combines with a Broad Street Fourth of July Block Party and fireworks viewing.
Rome Little Theatre brings a quirky, comedic show to the DeSoto stage in “Legally Blonde: The Musical.”
Rome residents who want to volunteer at this year’s Rome Beer Festival are encouraged to apply now.
On a hot summer day, Kevin “Skeeter” Holloway stands at the anvil in his workshop on Old Dalton Road, wielding a hammer.
Only a year and a half ago, Yolanda Akins had settled her affairs with her family and was ready to die. She was tired and she was sick. Her heart had collapsed and was deteriorating rapidly.
The Rome Area History Museum, 305 Broad St., will be closing for the month of July and into August, so that interior repairs, exhibit upgrades, and the “Jeanne Wright Memorial Museum Entry”, can be started; as well as physical work on the new Downtown “Rome/Floyd Visitor’s Information Center”.
Author: Tyeshia Clinton
This past week 15 lucky kids got an opportunity to learn and create in a way they never had before. From June 16-20, children at the South Rome Boys and Girls Club, ranging in age from 8 to 11 years old, participated in a summer pottery camp sponsored by Rome Area Council for the Arts and taught by local potter, Lisa Ingram.
The Rome Fourth of July Color Me Free 5K and fireworks will take place on July 4 starting at 6 p.m. at Ridge Ferry Park.
The 40th annual Aragon Barbecue will take place June 20 and 21 at the Tom Pittman Recreation Center.