Georgia Highlands College Assistant Professor of Sociology Christina Wolfe has been chosen to take part in the University of South Carolina’s International Perspectives on Higher Education (IPHE) in March. Wolfe will join a group of other college faculty and staff from around the country on a visit to South Africa.
A Calhoun-based textile business, a Piedmont, Alabama, land protection organization, Boys & Girls clubs in Dalton and Rome, the Chatsworth Water Works Commission and Forsyth County will be recognized April 6 with the Coosa River Basin Initiative’s Greenie Awards for their efforts to protect natural resources in the upper Coosa River basin.
As though they’ve walked out of the comic strip itself, the beloved characters Charlie Brown, Linus, Schroeder, Lucy, Sally and Snoopy will take to the Historic DeSoto Theatre stage in Rome Little Theatre’s production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” which opens Feb. 10.
Nine local ”unsung heroes” Heritage First Bank, David Mathis, Joe Montgomery, Jim Powell, Pamela Roberts, Kristen Sheeley, Mary Hardin Thornton, Tashia Ingram Twyman and Board of Governor’s Honoree, Dr. Richard Dixon have been selected as the recipients of the 2017 Heart of the Community Awards of Honor.
One night last March, Jessica Griesbach woke up with terrible abdominal pain. She was throwing up and in severe pain. After a trip to the emergency room and a CT scan, the Berry College employee was told she had a condition she had never heard of but which could be fatal.
Rome Little Theatre will join with the MLK Commission of Northwest Georgia and 100 Black Men in January to present a Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award-winning play on race and real estate titled “Clybourne Park,” the movie “A Raisin in the Sun” and a symposium on race.
The Rome News-Tribune asked our readers to share their Christmas memories with us. Whether it be a newborn child, a store owner going the extra mile or celebrating Christmas during hard times, our readers shared the moments special to them and those they love.
Darlington School is pleased to partner with Synovus, Millennium Gate Museum, Hearst Castle, Michael C. Carlos Museum and Oglethorpe University to bring The Games: Ancient Olympia to Atlanta to Rio exhibit to Darlington’s McCallie-Kennedy Library Jan. 10 through March 3.
There is plenty of holiday cheer to be had this weekend as communities come together for parades and art festivals, organizations host pancake breakfasts and beautiful music will be made by local artists.
The Rome Braves will hold their annual pancake breakfast on tomorrow December 3 to benefit the Braves Miracle Field of Rome. The event will take place at State Mutual Stadium from 7 a.m.– Noon. Tickets are just $8 for all you can eat pancakes and sausage served in the Three Rivers Club.