Lifestyles

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The Floyd County Health Department is offering free, confidential hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening and testing. “It’s the top infectious-disease killer in the nation, a leading cause of liver cancer, and the leading cause of liver transplants,” says health department Nurse Manager Alison Wa…

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In between loved ones coming up and wishing her a happy birthday, Jane Tucker, one of Rome’s Rosie the Riveters, shared her secrets to a long, happy life.

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Each day Thomas Partain walks dogs all around Rome. They’re not necessarily his dogs but they love him. The love the exercise and the chance to be outside.

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago columns in the May 1967 editions of the Rome News-Tribune

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The annual 4L Ranch Home Rodeo has brought scores of the top cowboys and cowgirls from all over the Southeast to southern Chattooga County this weekend. The event began Friday night and concludes tonight at the Lowry arena on Farmersville Road just south of Summerville. Gates open each night…

Nineteen rising sixth graders from the Rome area have been selected as ribbon bearers for the 2017 Rome Symphony Debutante Ball.

Georgia Tech student Marcus Wilder touted the skills and knowledge gained at both Armuchee High School and the Floyd County College and Career Academy during his address to the Rotary Club of Rome on Thursday. But he said more can be done to give students real-world working experience.

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The eighth Annual Roman Roast on the River is coming back to Ridge Ferry Park starting on Friday and concluding on Saturday. The two-day barbecue competition promises free smoky delight to all who attend, and will include live music entertainment.

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The Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism is celebrating the beauty of Georgia’s Rome through photography. Entries selected from the 2017 Photo Contest will be displayed during an exhibition to run from May 7 through May 20 at the Makervillage Gallery. An opening reception will be held Sunday, Ma…

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The Rome Area History Museum will pay tribute to former first lady Ellen Axson Wilson Sunday with a champagne and roses brunch, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 304 E. Fourth Ave. in Rome’s Between the Rivers Historic District.

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Rome and Floyd County are filled with inspiring stories of rescued animals, saved from neglect and abuse and homelessness.

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Monday, April 24, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

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Hundreds of cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts will converge in downtown Rome on April 29 then fan out across the city and county (and beyond) for the 27th annual Up the Creek Without a Pedal event.

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This spring, families can bring camper chairs and blankets, stretch out under the stars at Ridge Ferry Park and tune into a family feature for Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation’s new outdoor movie series.

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the April 1967 editions of the Rome News-Tribune

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In recent years, Berry professor Dr. Renee Carleton, DVM, has become known as the college’s go to person for expertise related to its nesting bald eagle. Carleton’s true passion, however, is with the eastern bluebird. Over the last 15 years, Carleton and her students have built and maintaine…

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, March 30, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

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