As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Friday, Oct. 30, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune
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.
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.
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.
Monday, Sept. 28, 1964
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, Oct. 8, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune
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.
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, September 24, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune
Monday, Sept. 21, 1964
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.
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Sunday, September 6, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune
Sunday, Sept. 6, 1964
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.
Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1964
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the September 1964 editions of the Rome News-Tribune
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.
As it appeared in the FIFTY YEARS AGO column in the Thursday, August 27, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune
Monday, August 24, 1964
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.
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Sunday, August 16, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune
Sunday, August 16, 1964