Aromatherapy isn’t as simple as many make it out to be. Time and time again I see people just randomly mixing essential oils and not doing basic safety. There are so many oils that have maximum dermal rates (the highest dilution numbers that are safe to put on the skin), as well as not using…

Music of two different eras will ring out from Second Avenue Baptist Church on May 19 when The 8th Regiment Band and the Broad Street Brass present a concert there starting at 3 p.m.

Chances are you’ve either been to a yoga or meditation session or seen one; and while you probably understand the thoughts behind ‘letting the mind go’ and finding stillness, you may not have noticed one key aspect. Mudras.

Man oh man, do we have a beaucoup of problems going on with our ever charming hoity-toity boxwoods this spring.

Thirty-three rising sixth graders from the Rome area have been selected as ribbon bearers for the 2019 Rome Symphony Debutante Ball.

Sit in on one of Juliette Baue’s fitness classes and you’d never know your instructor has suffered for the last decade from chronic pain issues. Baue, the regional manager for The Rock Fitness Center with locations in Rome, Adairsville, Calhoun and Cartersville, teaches a variety of classes …

Amy Easterwood Young serves on the board of Living Proof Recovery Inc., a nonprofit formed nearly three years ago to support local residents breaking free of addiction.

Collin Doss is Vice President and Qualifying Broker for one of the oldest real estate companies in the area. It’s a big responsibility. And maintaining the integrity of the company is deeply personal to him.

Erin has been Floyd County’s County Clerk since 2016 (after more than 16 years with the Atlanta Braves organization) and in that time she has proved her value to the county in various ways, not just through the execution of her her day-to-day duties, but also through the creativity and innov…

Lindsay is Assistant Director of the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging. Essentially, the Shorter grad focuses on older adults as well as adults with disabilities with the mission of linking community resources and in-home services so elderly people can remain in thei…

At 24, Elizabeth was voted Best Realtor in the 2018 Rome News-Tribune’s Best Of Awards. That’s a pretty big deal considering all the talented real estate professionals in Rome. The 2013 Pepperell High grad grew up in a family of realtors. So she knew exactly what career path she’d choose. Im…

Monika is in her 12th year at Synovus Bank and is a Licensed Relationship Banker. But what makes her stand out for us is an endeavor she started in July of 2016. She’d been doing community outreach to help animals in need even before that, but in 2016 she officially established Helping Pawz …

Wesley Styles believes the foundation of an effective education begins in elementary school and if education is done right with younger students it makes it easier for teachers at the high school and middle school level.

One doesn’t generally think of church leaders and used car salesman in the same sentence. That’s a big part of what makes Trinity Motorcar Company owner Chad Smith such a special individual. When he’s not trying to convince someone to love one of his used cars during the week, he’s convincin…

Matthew Schieffer started out at the University of Florida with an eye on a career in healthcare. A little over four years later, he’s making people feel good in an entirely different way, through good coffee as one of the owners of Rome’s newest coffee shop, Lumina.

When Nic Hann arrived at Coosa High School, he had a passion for making an impact on the lives of young people and helping introduce them to the sport he loved. What he couldn’t have known at the time is just how much impact the sport would have on him and the community.

“Step 11: Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.” AA Big Book, p96.

The Historic Preservation Commission is partnering with the Historic DeSoto Theatre Foundation and the Downtown Development Authority for a preservation symposium at the Historic DeSoto Theatre on Thursday, May 9 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Exchange Club will hold its annual “Jim Bishop Memorial Tee Off Against Child Abuse Golf Tournament” on May 10th at Stonebridge Golf Club. The event is sponsored by Heritage Auto Group and Guild Mortgage/Blaine Kirby. All proceeds benefit the Family Resource Center and their child abuse …

You would not believe how often I hear “I’m too busy for self-care” or “I’ll take time out for me when I’m not so busy.” Truth is, you’ll always be too busy for self-care unless you make time for it. Self-care is not indulgent, it is not pampering, self-care is a much needed and very necessa…