Our temperatures in our community have only reached the 90s several times this year but history has told us our hottest days are yet to come. One of a mother’s nightmares is when she realizes her child or children have accidentally been locked in the vehicle. There are many 911 calls that th…
There are times when life gets to everyone; whether it be from the job, the home, the family, or a random 3 a.m. phone call that shatters everything you’ve known.
A horror film being produced in Rome hopes to tackle racism in its various forms, by presenting it in a short psychological thriller.
History tours, cake and ice cream, film screenings, previews and clips, a historic photo recreation, and an open house celebrate the DeSotos Theatre’s 90th year anniversary.
Can telling yourself positive things really help you boost your mood? Help you get out of a funk? Perhaps. Affirmations, those little lines of positivity that can be chanted in a mantra or just repeated as you meditate, can be a wonderful way of training your brain.
After years of showing horses, equestrian Liz Crumbly says she now makes it her commitment to provide students with experienced instructors and horses for a fun and educational learning experience.
The Berry College summer market on July 20 will feature more than 60 vendors with products ranging from fresh cut flowers and banana pecan bread to Angus beef and handmade wood décor.
The Rome-Floyd ECO River Education Center continues to expand its holdings in Ridge Ferry Park, however one of its most recent exhibits has been returned to the wild this week after showing some tendencies that led ECO Center Director Ben Winkelman to believe it could survive in the wild.
Have you heard about facial shiatsu? Chances are the only time you’ve even heard of shiatsu it was in conjunction with Western Massage, however, true Shiatsu is an Asian Bodywork therapy where energy meridians are cleared and pressure points are held to release muscle tension. Joints are als…
It all starts with a thin, gray line of graphite from the tip of his pencil. That line transforms into a house. A bustling city street. A pool party. A traffic-jammed interstate. A young boy wrestling with a fish on his line. A snow day.
I noticed just the other day that most home garden sweet corn is either right or already silking. Silking in the world of corn is when very fine shiny, thread-like fibers grow out the tip-end of the ear of corn. Thus the warning about the corn earworm.
I was recently on Facebook and reading up on my favorite group. There was a lot of tension it seemed all centering on some type of competition about being a fan. “You don’t know their middle names/every lyric of every song/the chronological list of their albums? How can you call yourself a f…
Riverdog Outpost will host the “Pride Rome, Georgia” fundraising event on Saturday, June 29 that benefits the Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia and commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn riots of 1969.
In observance of National HIV Testing Day on Thursday, the AIDS Resource Council is collaborating with Women of WORTH clinic to test as many people for HIV as possible.
The Model Ruritan Club has announced they will not have their annual Independence Day barbecue and Brunswick stew sale. The club has held the July 4 sale every year since 1998.
I talk about a lot of things here; mindfulness, holistic therapies, and a host of other things, but one thing I haven’t touched upon yet is the pure and simple method of loving kindness. We all have the ability to stop the perpetuation of hate. We can stop the “Well, what about…” to things h…
So you hustle and bustle and things are wearing you down. It’s causing health problems and, perhaps, Western treatments aren’t giving you the relief you need. A friend recommends yoga, or meditation, or any of the wealth of complementary therapies out today and you shake your head, “Don’t se…
Even though millions of homeowners routinely use power lawn mowers every day without mishap, there is still a fairly constant parade of people into hospital emergency rooms with injuries and released. However, emergency surgery is sometimes required to treat severe injuries resulting from ha…
The Warriors of AniKituhwa, a group that brings to life the Cherokee War Dance and Eagle Tail Dance, as well as other traditional dances, will perform at Ridge Ferry Park on June 29.
My family, along with many others water-loving people, will be heading to the lake this summer. There have been a couple of boating accidents in our area recently that may have been prevented. I would like to share some tips to help make your time on the water a safe one.
Yes it will keep you alive, but breathing does so much more. Having the ability to control your breath and use it to calm you can give you a bit of refuge from things like anxiety but it will also help your body lower your blood pressure and reduce your stress levels.