The Church at Rome’s outreach program Tables Around Rome meets for dinner Wednesday at Living Proof Recovery Center on Sycamore Street. The church is planning a community dinner each Wednesday during the summer in different neighborhoods around Rome and Floyd County. Next week’s Tables Aroun…
Cora Harris (from left), Merra Young, Lea McIntosh, Halle Woodrow, Harper Wallace, Molly Silvers, Mallory Silvers, and Molly Burnette play with sidewalk chalk at the second week of Tables Around Rome on Wednesday on Polaris Terrace in Coosa. The community meals sponsored by The Church at Rom…
“The point is to bring people around tables and to help people meet their neighbors and open in dialogue,” Callette Hollingsworth said. Hollingsworth, of the Church at Rome, said what started as an idea for the church has now grown into an event that will hopefully bring neighbors together t…
First Christian Church, 209 E. Second Ave., will hold an Ash Wednesday service today at 7 p.m. For more information contact the Rev. Craig McDonald or the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jimmy Collins, former President and Chief Operating Officer of Chick-fil-A, will speak at Shorter University on Monday, Feb. 27, at 11 a.m. in the lobby of the Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business, 232 Shorter Ave., Rome. The event is open to the public at no charge.
President Donald Trump recently pledged, once again, to dump restrictions on church political activity, a move that a local pastor fears would make religious institutions “beholden to the money that is dragging our politics around” and risks “sacrilegious” idolizing of political parties over…
Anyone downtown around 12:30 p.m. Sunday was not imagining things when they saw cowboys, a mariachi band, twirling dancers and a boy and girl resembling the peasant farmer Juan Diego and the Blessed Virgin Mary.
His name will now be one of the first things people see when arriving at Thankful Baptist Church — the church where he spent 23 years of his life as pastor.
A celebration of a centuries-old legend will make its way down Broad Street on Sunday, filled with dancers, music and folklore.
Under a gray but dry sky Sunday, about 50 members of local Baptist congregations gathered at Ridge Ferry Park to pray for rain and the moral compass of the nation.
With Floyd County experiencing one of the worst dry spells in recent memory, residents are ready for rain to come from just about anywhere — including the heavens.
In an effort to promote racial unity in the community and the Christian world, two local churches held a biracial service Sunday morning.
Eight years ago, in the midst of the Great Recession, members of Silver Creek United Methodist Church started Jesus Jam as a way to help out their community. Now, the event continues as a gathering for anyone looking to have fun and enjoy fellowship.
A special ceremony will take place today at 6 p.m. outside The Partridge restaurant on Broad Street to honor law enforcement and public safety officials.
The Pregnancy Center of Rome will unveil its new name at the 27th annual Friends for Life Banquet scheduled for Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in The Forum.
Faith, passion and work ethic. These are the three things Benjie Mathis said he hopes he has imparted in the youth involved in Student Fusion at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church.
Floyd Sheriff’s Office Deputy Carrie Edge recalled crying as she put on her uniform for the first time after five Dallas police officers were shot and killed by a gunman on July 7.
A chance to help impoverished people both medically and spiritually brought Dr. Ed McBride and daughter Shannon to the Dominican Republic this summer.
Morrison Campground will kick off its 148th Camp Meeting on Friday, continuing the tradition that began as an after-harvest time of worship for plantation owners and farmers in 1868.
I grew up in Orangeburg, a small town in central South Carolina — cotton fields, mustard sauce barbecue, hash on white rice, pigskins, Gullah brogues, spit-worthy gnats, sour weed and shirt-ruining heat.
Who do you not like? Seriously. Or let me phrase the question differently: Who do you not respect? Who can’t you stand being around? Who don’t you think is as good as you? Who has less to offer?
One of my favorite men of the Old Testament is David. Here was a man after God’s own heart. He was a shepherd, poet, musician, valiant soldier, priest, a dear friend, husband, father and king.
Naivety is an admission no one wishes to share, but it is a quality we all possessed at one time in our life. Some hold onto it longer than they should. Life (and usually silence) cures it.
Last week I did something I haven’t done in decades. I stopped by the animal shelter and just strolled through the facility, looking at the hundreds of forlorn-looking animals that had been abandoned. I wasn’t looking for a pet; I have one already. I was returning from a recycling event whic…
We were sitting in church. My sister, three years my senior, persuaded me to pretend I was putting my money, given by Mom and Dad, into the offering plate. I listened. When we got home, she told my parents what I had done. One finger-pointing moment later, she was in trouble.