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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For two years an adult prom has brought Rome residents downtown to dance the night away while helping those with Alzheimer’s.
Starting May 6, five vibrantly decorated pianos will be placed at various locations downtown for Rome residents to enjoy — either to listen to music being played on them, to see the colorful artwork decorating them or to actually play the piano themselves.
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.
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.
If you want some springtime reading or perhaps are stocking up on beach reads for summer vacation, the Friends of the Library Paperback Book Sale may be just the ticket.
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…
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…
The Spring Plant Sale at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC), an annual event that celebrates spring and the end of the cold weather, is extended to four days this year and will take place April 18-21.
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 …
Last May, my friend Jim Powell called and said he had tickets to see a singer-songwriter at the famous Decatur music club Eddie’s Attic.
Hundreds of green-clad runners will take to the streets tonight at 7:30 p.m. to participate in the sixth annual Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon 5K and Health Walk.
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…
Jeffrey Price, tenor, and Matthew Manwarren, piano, will present a guest recital at Shorter University at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 23. The event will be held in Brookes Chapel and is open to the public at no charge.
The resurgence of interest in mountain biking has prompted former Roman Jim Parham to author an update of his book “Mountain Bike Trails: North Georgia Mountains & Southeast Tennessee.”
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.
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.…
Redmond Regional Medical Center and the Rome Area Council for the Arts are pleased to announce that the 4th Annual Rome Community HeART Project People’s Choice Winner is Chandler Adams. His HeART, themed “Pass It On,” received the most votes on RACA’s Facebook page.
On March 25, Nashville-based singer/songwriter Travis Meadows will perform live at the DeSoto Theatre as part of a joint benefit for the William S. Davies Homeless Shelter and the Historic DeSoto Theatre Foundation.
The sounds of “We Are The World” will echo through Rome City Auditorium today as part of a musical extravaganza to mark Black History Month.
Long gone are the sounds of Union and Confederate soldiers marching into battle. Their footsteps and their conversations are lost to history.