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Sunday 11/09/2014
100 Years Ago
Posted: November 09, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, Nov. 12, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: November 09, 2014

Friday, Nov. 13, 1964

Empty Bowls: Annual event brings community together at Civic Center on Nov. 11 with proceeds benefiting Rome Action Ministries
Posted: November 09, 2014

Jeri Jankovsky and other potters from across the county have been crafting hundreds of special pieces for a very special event.

Sunday 11/02/2014
Fifty Years Ago
Posted: November 02, 2014

Monday, Nov. 2, 1964

Electric Slide: Celebration of the electric guitar brings Tinsley Ellis, Glenn Phillips and AJ Ghent to Broad Street
Posted: November 02, 2014

Legendary blues guitarist Tinsley Ellis is just one of the headliners for an upcoming event that will see Rome’s historic DeSoto Theatre play host to a celebration of the electric guitar.

100 Years Ago
Posted: November 02, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, Nov. 5, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Sunday 10/26/2014
100 Years Ago
Posted: October 26, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Friday, Oct. 30, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: October 26, 2014

Monday, Oct. 26, 1964

Trails and Tribulations: TRED organization to host challenging six-hour trail race at Jackson Hill on Nov. 16
Posted: October 26, 2014

On Nov. 16, runners will invade Jackson Hill for a day of competition and camaraderie when teams of them participate in a fun and challenging six-hour event.

Sunday 10/19/2014
100 Years Ago
Posted: October 19, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, Oct. 22, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: October 19, 2014

Sunday, Oct. 18, 1964

Stories and Shadows: Ghost Tours take participants on an eerie walk through Cave Spring and awaken restless shades from a hidden past
Posted: October 19, 2014

From restless specters of Civil War soldiers to mysterious happenings near its famous cave, the city of Cave Spring will allow visitors to see its ghostly side on Oct. 25.

Sunday 10/12/2014
The Rocky Horror Picture Show: A local cast brings the bawdy and campy cult classic to the DeSoto stage
Posted: October 12, 2014

In just a few weeks, Romans can lower their inhibitions, embrace their inner Transylvanian and do the Time Warp with the cast of Rome Little Theatre’s Rocky Horror Show at the Historic DeSoto Theatre on Broad Street.

Sunday 10/05/2014
Invasion of the Celebrity Zombies: High-profile Romans say raising money for kids and cancer patients is a no brainer
Posted: October 05, 2014

Zombies are still riding a wave of immense popularity, whether in horror films, books or TV Shows. Take “The Walking Dead,” first a popular graphic novel and now a TV series mega-hit. Almost 16 million viewers tuned in for the Season 4 finale and they’re back for more in Season 5.

Sunday 09/28/2014
Fifty Years Ago
Posted: September 28, 2014

Monday, Sept. 28, 1964

100 Years Ago
Posted: September 28, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, Oct. 8, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Walk the Walk: Local men risk ridicule, blisters and twisted ankles to raise awareness for domestic violence at the annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event Oct. 17
Updated: October 16, 2014 - 9:26 pm

Joe Costolnick is used to the flack he takes from his coworkers. He can’t blame ‘em. Once a year he slips on women’s heels and struts around downtown.

Sunday 09/21/2014
100 Years Ago
Posted: September 21, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, September 24, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: September 21, 2014

Monday, Sept. 21, 1964

80 Years of Service - Junior Service League celebrates decades of service in the Rome-Floyd County community
Posted: September 21, 2014

For 80 years the Junior Service League has been an active part in the Rome community. The group is most visible a couple times each year during popular events such as the iconic Follies show and the poinsettia sale but it’s impact is far reaching.