The Rome Symphony Orchestra will present traditional Christmas selections along with other holiday classics in “Magic of Christmas” on Dec. 9.
Local musicians Scott Thompson and Brent McDonald, along with a few of their friends, will be putting a new twist on classic Christmas songs when they present “Christmas Back Home” on Dec. 1.
Area artists, florists, garden clubs, businesses, interior designers, and creative individuals have joined Cancer Navigators, Inc. and the Harbin Clinic Tony E. Warren, MD Cancer Center to create and sell original holiday wreaths to benefit Cancer Navigators — a Rome-based charity that provi…
Area artists, florists, garden clubs, businesses, interior designers, and creative individuals have joined a Rome-based charity that provides one-on-one services to cancer patients to create original holiday wreaths as a fundraiser.
On Fri. Nov. 17, the sixth and final show in the 2017 ExploreGeorgia.org Songwriter Series heads to Rome City Brewing Company for performances featuring Trea Landon, Eric Dodd and Jordan Rager.
The Heart of the Community Foundation is looking for projects to help fund in 2018. Over the past two years, the Heart of the Community Foundation has awarded over $56,000 to agencies in Rome and Floyd County.
Veterans who haven’t made sure their discharge papers are recorded at the courthouse should do so in case they need it in the future, said Floyd County Clerk of Superior Court Barbara Penson. The court will then be able to provide the veterans with a certified copy as a free service if they …
With 91 films from more than 20 countries and a special appearance by film legend and the Bandit himself, Burt Reynolds, this year’s Rome International Film Festival is shaping up to make its 14th year an exciting one.
Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home will partner with the 14th Annual Rome International Film Festival and the Georgia Humanities Council to bring internationally-known Cherokee musician Tommy Wildcat to Rome for two performances the week of Nov. 9-12.
When the Rome Area Council for the Arts and Floyd County Commission agreed on a deal to create an amphitheater on the grounds of the Sarah Hightower Library, it set off a planning process that includes an open call for architectural designs.
“It looked like Chernobyl,” said Rome native Samantha Cherbony, referring to the catastrophic nuclear accident that took place in Ukraine in the 80s. She was describing her first glimpse of what Hurricane Maria recently did to her little corner of tropical paradise in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico.
I just lost my mom. She took her final breath on Sept. 11 and joined my father, her husband of almost 51 years on this earth, in eternity. Mom had found happiness at last, I am sure, because she never wanted to live life without him. She didn’t know how and she didn’t want to learn.
Waking up in a beautiful forest you find yourself in the midst of an adventure, suddenly having to decide whether to journey into the village or continue exploring through the trees.
Jim and Nell (Ferguson) Toole, of Rome, will celebrate their 60th anniversary on November 2, 2017. They were married in 1957 at the home of the bride’s parents, located in Cedartown.
Dogwood Books will host Georgia author Jim Miles for a book signing on Saturday from 1-3 p.m. He will be signing copies of his new books "Haunted North Georgia," "Haunted Central Georgia" and "Haunted South Georgia."
We recently asked area photographers to send us images of life in and around Rome and Floyd County - from its people, buildings, outdoor spaces and animals. You sent us hundreds of photos, many of which will be featured in the upcoming issue of Rome Life Magazine which publishes on Nov. 12. …
Berry College will host the second annual High School Choir Festival for singers from across Georgia at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Ford Dining Hall.
The Rome Area Council for the Arts and Redmond Regional Medical Center are pleased to announce the return of the Rome Community HeART Project. Submissions are now being accepted from artists, classes, businesses, non-profits, and civic organizations within the Rome community.
Residents and visitors to downtown Rome will get an earful of Bluegrass music on Saturday, Oct. 14 as Fiddlin’ Fest Between the Rivers returns to Broad Street.
At their October 10, 2017 meeting, the Floyd County Board of Commissioners approved a proposal from the Rome Area Council for the Arts (RACA) to construct an arts amphitheater and exhibition space adjacent to the Sara Hightower Regional Library.
Though the man who started the Tumor Trooper Run and Walk lost his fight with cancer last fall, the event to raise funds for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and awareness of children battling the disease will go on for at least one more year on Saturday.
Beth Henley’s Pulitzer-prize winning dark comedy, “Crimes of the Heart,” about three Mississippi sisters’ reunion is playing at Berry College in the new theater in Blackstone Hall to be dedicated/named Friday night.
This year’s Mountain Day Weekend at Berry College, a celebration of Martha Berry and the college’s homecoming, will take begin Friday and run through Sunday.
The Rome-Floyd E.C.O. Center is hosting a Garden Party to celebrate the designation of the Ridge and Valley Garden to the Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail. The public is invited to attend the celebration on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.