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Brothers Alfred and Charles Bale are buried side by side, two of the 21 local Confederate soldiers laid to rest in the cemetery of Sardis Presbyterian Church.

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As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Monday, April 24, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

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Hundreds of cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts will converge in downtown Rome on April 29 then fan out across the city and county (and beyond) for the 27th annual Up the Creek Without a Pedal event.

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This spring, families can bring camper chairs and blankets, stretch out under the stars at Ridge Ferry Park and tune into a family feature for Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation’s new outdoor movie series.

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the April 1967 editions of the Rome News-Tribune

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In recent years, Berry professor Dr. Renee Carleton, DVM, has become known as the college’s go to person for expertise related to its nesting bald eagle. Carleton’s true passion, however, is with the eastern bluebird. Over the last 15 years, Carleton and her students have built and maintaine…

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, March 30, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

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Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism announces a call for nominations for the 2017 Superstar of Service Awards. The award program honors employees in Rome and Floyd County in the hospitality and service industry who go above and beyond normal expectations. Local citizens who volunteer to support…

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It’s time to dust off your gardening gloves and dig in the dirt again! Eagerly anticipated by area gardeners, the Chieftains Herb and Plant Sale will be held this year on Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9 at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds, rain or shine. Sale hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on …

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Cow manure doesn’t stir up image of riches, but cow patties dropped in the right spots could bring someone a $5,000 cash prize on April 29.

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Floyd County students from Pepperell High School and Model High School placed in the top 10 in the state at the 2017 Georgia FBLA State leadership Conference held in Athens. Pepperell’s Hannah Newberry, Baylie Gossett, and Micayla Goodgame finished second in the Partnership with Business per…

Sixteen women from the Rome area will be presented at the 28th Rome Symphony Orchestra Annual Debutante Ball on June 3 at the Coosa Country Club. The ball is a major fundraiser for the symphony.

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column from the March 1917 editions of the Rome News-Tribune

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It’s time to dust off your gardening gloves and dig in the dirt again! Eagerly anticipated by area gardeners, the Chieftains Herb and Plant Sale will be held this year on Saturday, April 8th and Sunday, April 9th at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds, rain or shine. Sale hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.…

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Sunday, March 5, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Sunday, March 5, 1967, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

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