A Rome native who’s creativity and work made its way to the White House and the Smithsonian, is celebrated in an exhibit at Chieftains Museum. And soon, Rome residents get to see that exhibit for free.
Barbara knew she had hit absolute bottom with her 25-year methamphetamine addiction when she attacked her husband one night in front of their 6-year-old daughter after her own paranoia and delusional thinking got the better of her.
Storytellers Antonio Rocha of Maine and Donna Washington of Virginia will headline the 2020 Big Fibbers Storytelling Festival scheduled for March 27 and 28 at the Rome City Auditorium.
The largest glowing, bubbly, confetti-filled, fitness event of the year returns on Saturday, March 14, in the annual Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon 5K run and two-mile health walk.
Romans have a rare chance to see two local, award-winning show choirs perform before they begin the 2020 competition season. On Monday, Jan. 27, at the Rome City Auditorium, the Rome High School and Rome Middle School show choirs will take the stage and preview their shows for the 2020 season.
The famous Oscar Mayer Wienermobile will be making a stop at the Kroger on Turner McCall Boulevard this upcoming Sunday morning as part of their “coast to coast wienie roast” tour.
Mike Hester (right), newly-installed commandant of the Puryear Detachment, Marine Corps League, is congratulated by retiring commandant Tom Beavers. Other officers installed during Saturday ceremonies were (from left) John Riley, sergeant-at-arms; Tom Bing, paymaster; Jerry Curtis, senior vi…
Happy yapping, yowling and yakking filled the 1,400-square-foot space once filled with blooms, bulbs and bouquets at 503 W. 12th St. Sunday.
An exhibition opening and awards celebration will take place Thursday, Jan. 23 at the Rome-Floyd E.C.O. Center to honor local students who participated in a recent poster art contest. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and the awards announced at 6:30 p.m.
The winter season is upon us. Snow and wintry weather can be great fun for kids but can also lead to unpredictable and dangerous road conditions for drivers. That’s why Safe Kids and General Motors teamed up to bring you a few things to remember when driving with your little ones this winter.
While wildfires rage across Australia, people around the world have been offering aid of all types to the people and animals affected by the catastrophic fires.
There are a lot of signs in plenty of windows that say “Reflexology.” Typically in an ad on in massage parlors, usually it isn’t anything more than a foot rub. Massage therapists can take a short course in Reflexology as part of their training or as continuing education. Typically it is unde…
United Way of Rome & Floyd County Executive Director Alli Mitchell joined United Way executives from across the country on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., this week as part of the United Way Presidents Forum.
Author Holly George-Warren will sign copies of her book “Janis: Her Life and Music” on Monday at Dogwood Books on Broad Street.
As soon as they spot one of their red vehicles, Ozzie and Harriet and 22 of their fine feathered friends come waddling, flapping or gliding up from Silver Creek to greet them with open mouths.
Romans will have an opportunity to learn more about the iconic singer/songwriter Janis Joplin when author Holly George-Warren holds a book signing Jan. 13 at Dogwood Books, 240 Broad St.
Jesse Demonbreun-Chapman believes that economic development and protection of Georgia waterways ought to fit together like a hand in a glove.
Rome attorney Joel Thornton hopes a pilgrimage to Israel this month will help people find a new, deeper meaning to their Christian faith. Thornton and his cousin, Floyd County Sheriff’s Department Chaplain David Thornton, are leading a group of 31 people to the Holy Land from Jan. 8-18.
The next Rome International Film Festival is about a year away. But Seth Ingram is already putting in much of the research and leg work that it takes to pull off an event of that size.
Kiwanis Club of Rome member Claborn Bradfield, center, is congratulated by Georgia District Kiwanis Division 11 Lt. Gov. Brett James of the Murray County club and Rome club President Diana Sands. Bradfield was awarded the Legion of Honor for 50 years of service — including as club president …
Many of us make resolutions, and many of us fail. It’s expected. But what if this year, instead of a resolution, instead of saying goodbye to a decade and rolling another page on the calendar, what if we made a dedicated change?
New Years Eve is a time to celebrate. Many communities will entertain their citizens with a firework display for the celebration. It is always a better choice to attend these events instead of using fireworks yourself.
Berry College theater student Hannah Avery received the highest score at the recent Southeastern Theatre Conference Professional State Audition Screenings.
The Exchange Club of Rome’s Family Resource Center is hosting a poetry competition so that Rome and Floyd County residents can express themselves creatively while spreading awareness of a very important issue.
Rome is rich in Cherokee heritage but it will be the history of a Plains tribe, the Lakota, that author Bill Matson and Elder Floyd Clown Sr. — a descendant of Crazy Horse — will focus on during their visit.
The last few days of December can seem slow as people wait for New Year’s to come around, but Floyd County still has events to help people pass the time.
Santa Claus has been making his strides around Rome. He’s been spotted at St. Mary’s Catholic School, Floyd Medical Center, and even at the Floyd County Law Enforcement Center. On Monday, he stopped by Mount Berry Mall for its inaugural “Breakfast with Santa.”