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100 Years Ago

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

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Sunday 10/19/2014
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.

Sunday 09/07/2014
100 Years Ago
Posted: September 07, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Sunday, September 6, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: September 07, 2014

Sunday, Sept. 6, 1964

The Language of Learning
Posted: September 07, 2014

In a room at the Rome-Floyd County Library, dozens of adults sit each day reading to each other, speaking, playing games and trying to puzzle out words and phrases. It may seem like a casual atmosphere but they’re here for an important reason — they’re learning English. They’re learning to communicate in a language completely different from their own.

Sunday 08/31/2014
Fifty Years Ago
Posted: August 31, 2014

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1964

100 Years Ago
Posted: August 31, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the September 1964 editions of the Rome News-Tribune

Rome International Film Festival 2014
Posted: August 31, 2014

From an opening night film about a deaf superhero to a closing night film about that has already won over audiences at the Sarasota and Seattle International Film Festivals — and everything in between — the Rome International Film Festival promises a wealth of options for local film buffs.

Sunday 08/24/2014
100 Years Ago
Posted: August 24, 2014

  As it appeared in the FIFTY YEARS AGO column in the Thursday, August 27, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: August 24, 2014

Monday, August 24, 1964

A Guide to Getting Out on the River: Joe Cook completes guide to Chattahoochee River for local paddlers, canoeists, anglers
Posted: August 24, 2014

Joe Cook has spent almost his entire life on the river. And through his role as advocacy and communication director for Coosa River Basin Initiative, he’s tried to share his passion for enjoying and protecting Georgia’s waterways.

Sunday 08/17/2014
100 Years Ago
Posted: August 17, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Sunday, August 16, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: August 17, 2014

Sunday, August 16, 1964

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