The U.S. Forest Service, Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Coosa Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited are partnering to improve trout habitat in Johns Creek, one of the most popular trout streams in Northwest Georgia.
Ten local artists will assemble Saturday night in the Schroeder’s New Deli courtyard to raise money for one of Rome’s lesser known charities, Heroes Great & Small, by playing Led Zeppelin covers.
It’s a style that has been around since the 1930s, and there was a time when the hand painted Blue Ridge style dishware could be bought in dime stores and were among the cheapest dishes available.
70 cars participating in Rally North America are set to arrive in Rome Thursday afternoon after a scenic drive from Waynesville, North Carolina. The event started in Christiansburg, Virginia, Tuesday.
After defeating breast cancer in 2011, she was determined to never let anything “knock her down” — and then she encountered the Georgia Golden Olympics.
Gladys Mixon, Carol Waddell, Gordon Haney and Luke Studdard competed in the National Senior Games in Birmingham, Alabama, together and brought home awards. The games were comprised of 10,517 athletes, and eight foreign countries were represented as well.
The Callback Company will be bringing a taste of Broadway for local performers and patrons alike this Friday to the Rome City Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. with a cabaret featuring Broadway pianist and conductor D. Scott Ferguson.
After a year’s hiatus, Going Caching will return to Rome this fall, with five days of “Spy Games” expected to draw more than 1,200 geocachers from around the world.
Jennifer Cullari picked up the disc her dog Gibson had just retrieved, snapped it behind her back causing him to run around her while she threw the disc downfield for him to retrieve again.
Soul Fest 2017, is a full day of soul music and family fun featuring a variety of bands and headlining the original The Original Gap X The Band. The event will be held at Ridge Ferry Park on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
“It’s like they’re trapped,” said Alvin Jackson, chairman of the Rome-Floyd County NAACP Political Action Committee, in referring to residents of South Rome, where the city’s second and third shooting deaths of the year occurred two weeks ago.
The second of three events exhibiting young storytellers sharing humorous tales of troubles in their own lives or their parents’ lives returns to the Rome-Floyd County Library, 205 Riverside Parkway, this morning at 10 a.m.
The public art and music piano project, Keys to Rome, is wrapping up after a successful six week run. The pianos transformed into works of art launched on May 6 for the public to enjoy at their leisure.
The Last Stop Gift Shop will host a vintage motorcycle show in the parking lot of the Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau on June 17.
Berry College Professor Sandra Meek has been named the Georgia Author of the Year in Poetry by the Georgia Writers Association for her book “An Ecology of Elsewhere.”
Blood Assurance celebrated local donor Larry Tate’s 500th blood donation on June 6 at the Rome donor center. Tate has given 62 gallons of blood and platelets over the past 47 years. His donations have saved more than 1,200 lives including the life of his niece, Cindy Annette Garrett.
When Sandra Meek finished her fourth book of poems in 2012, she wanted to turn away from the taxing, depressive reflection that went into her writing of “Road Scatter,” which came out of the emotional upheaval of losing her mother to cancer in 2007.
Hungry trout await children at the 31st edition of the Coosa Valley chapter of Trout Unlimited Kids Fishing Day on Saturday at Rolater Park in Cave Spring.
It may have taken them three years to complete, but local band Ethos is finally releasing their sophomore album. But considering the changes the band went through during the recording, the album represents more than just tracks on a CD.
“Reverencing our Past, Celebrating our Present, and Launching New Dimensions of Service and Sisterhood in our Future” was the theme used by Theta Omicron Omega Chapter during its three-day celebration.
Local singer-songwriter J. Scott Thompson has a few performances planned around downtown Rome this summer — including a fundraiser and a tribute concert — before touring in the Midwest.
After financial struggles and a shakeup in administration, The Rome Symphony Orchestra has a new season of “Music and Magic” planned for Rome and area audiences beginning in October.
The Annual Cave Spring Art Festival will return to Rolater Park in Cave Spring on Saturday for its 42nd year, and is bringing a few new additions to this year’s festivities.
With the support of Rome Police Department and Richard B. Russell Airport, FEAR THIS INC. will be providing drivers training for teen drivers June 10th and 11th. The course is designed to teach teen drivers the critical skills necessary to not panic in a roadway crisis and to arrive home ali…
Seventy-three years ago, 160,000 allied forces stormed the beaches at Normandy in France during World War II. Many of those who were fortunate enough to survive the defense of the beaches by German fortifications went on to play an important role in the liberation of Europe.
Harbin Clinic encourages everyone to give the men in their lives the gift of fun and exercise by participating in the June edition of Walk With a Doc.
Long before he and his family fled the “most dangerous area of the world,” where bombs and war plagued the landscape of their lives, Dilshad Akrayee was a young boy in his father’s classroom.
Sixteen young women from the greater Rome area began their debutante year Saturday evening when they were presented at the 28th Rome Symphony Debutante Ball. The ball was held at the Coosa Country Club and benefits the Rome Symphony Orchestra.
Rome Little Theatre invites people of all ages to enjoy the classic show Jungle Book, which takes place deep in the heart of the jungle! Anyone can enjoy this upbeat and fun-filled show, put on by talented young Romans, 34 of them, all under the age of 14.