Rome Area Council for the Arts joins Makervillage as an organizational partner and plans relocation of its headquarters to the building located at 252 N. 5th Avenue in downtown Rome’s River District. The forty year old arts organization will also help establish and curate a public art gallery.
In the early morning hours of August 20, downtown Rome will be abuzz with close to 500 walkers and runners filling the streets as they participate in the 31st Annual Gary Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K Road Race and 2-Mile Health Walk benefitting The Exchange Club Family Resource Center www.exchangeclubfrc.org.
Keiley Rowland, a senior at Coosa High School, has been selected as a member of the 2017 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band. Rowland will perform with the band's color guard. She will join with select band performers from across the country to perform at halftime of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl football game in January at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The National Association of Music Educators selected 125 musicians and band performers to participate in the event.
T ina Huckaby went in for her regular mammogram in 2012. Doctors noticed something unusual in her results and did a biopsy. On July 18 of that year she was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer.
When a group of guys (Sparky, Smudge, Jinx and Frankie) discover they share a love for music, they get together to become their idols — the harmony “guy groups” of the 50s — The Four Freshmen, The Hi-Los and The Crew Cuts.
On Wednesday, July 27, Harbin Clinic celebrates 11 individuals who have fought cancer and won with the unveiling of the 2016 Faces of Hope exhibit at the first floor gallery of the Cancer Center from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Shouts of “Defend the gym!” and “What team?” “Yellow!” may be confusing to some, but for Romans of all ages immersed in the world of Pokémon Go, they mean real-life connections with complete strangers.