More and more Rome residents descend on Broad Street each year in October for an annual event that has come to symbolize the community’s unity and its willingness to support an important cause.
TJ Cochran had dreams of moving to Nashville after graduating from Pepperell High School. He told all his friends that’s what he’d do. He was going to pursue a career in music.
Georgia Highlands College students are getting some important lessons in “adulting” as the college is continuing its free workshop series which focuses on practical skills students can use in their everyday life.
The eleventh annual Rome Beer Festival, presented by the Foundry Growler Bar, will return to Heritage Park on Sept. 22, featuring over 100 types of beer from all over the globe.
The public is invited to Pup-A-Palooza, a free day of dog park play for the community on Sunday, September 23 at Riverside Park, located in the Celanese neighborhood at 1 Redwood Street NE. The City of Rome, Floyd County and Public Animal Welfare Services (P.A.W.S.) are collaborating to offe…
Author Lisa M. Russell will sign copies of her new book, “Underwater Ghost Towns of North Georgia,” at Dogwood Books on Oct. 22, from 1-3 p.m.
A tailgating-themed party at The Farm in September will celebrate Cancer Navigators and many of its longtime supporters. Tailgating for Cancer, planned for Sept. 29, will include music, food, spirits and a silent auction, all for a good cause.
Canter 4 Cancer brings horse lovers from around the state to saddle up for a cure. This is an event that brings friends together for a trail ride to help raise money to help support cancer services.
The Chiaha Guild of Arts and Crafts announces the return of the Arts Education Mini-Grant Program, now in its eighth year. The application is available for K-12 public and private schools and nonprofit organizations in Floyd County. Up to $4000 in grant money will be awarded for projects tha…
Miss Rome 2018 saw four respective winners in Sara Wheeler, Marianella Lopez, Cara Clements and MacKenzie Marable. Miss Rome is open to girls ages 17-24 who live, work or attend school in Georgia and is a local Miss America Preliminary Pageant. This year's event was held Saturday at the Rome…
Rome native Sarah Colombo’s first novel is a dystopian piece in which a counselor searches for his missing girlfriend, a tech heiress who was raised off the grid.
Rome Little Theatre is kicking off their 2018-2019 season with the hilarious southern comedy, “An Evening of Culture: Faith County II.”
Rome residents who want a fitness challenge or just want to support a local non-profit (or both) can now sign up for the 32nd Annual Roman Rumble 5k and Health Walk.
Rome resident Dan Carlton recently won second place at the 54th Georgia Author of the Year Awards for his book “Ollie and the Wise Old Owl.”
Due to overwhelming response, Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum has extended its latest exhibit “Sanctuary at Berry: Wildlife Photography by Gena Flanigen” through Sept. 1.
In a worn orange envelope that reads simply “Elrod Family Information,” Rome resident Brandon Elrod keeps a bundle of papers and photos that give him a glimpse into his family’s past.
Georgia River Network, creator of Paddle Georgia, an annual week-long summer canoe/kayak camping adventure, will return to the Flint River this October for its fifth edition of Paddle Georgia Fall Float on the Flint.
The Georgia Masonic Children's Home in Macon and other local charities were the winners Saturday as the Floyd County Masonic Convention and Oostanaula Lodge 113 F&A.M. hosted a barbecue lunch, blood drive and conducted a Georgia Child Identification program from the lodge hall at 207 Tol…
If you happen to be near the levee and North Fifth Avenue today, you’re bound to see athletes lifting, jumping, balancing and running for a worthy cause.
Though there are no physical buildings to walk through yet, Joel and Lynn Todino have already put down a deposit on the place where they’d like to retire.
David Harper knows that police officers are vital to the community’s safety. He also knows that there are some who aren’t aware of everything law enforcement does or are a bit mistrustful of officers.
Rome’s own southern rock band The Georgia Thunderbolts (formerly South of Heaven) will open for Molly Hatchet and Atlanta Rhythm Section at the Forum River Center on July 13.
The price tag on the construction of the new Main Elementary School is now estimated to exceed $12 million due to increases in the cost of electrical work, according to Rome City Schools Superintendent Lou Byars.
The inaugural Spirit of the Sun Festival comes to Rome on Saturday, bringing a full day of fun by the river.