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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

A Lady's Legacy: Descendants of Ellen Axson Wilson delighted at community's revived interest in their famous forebear
Posted: August 17, 2014

Rome’s renewed interest in perhaps its most famous daughter — Ellen Axson Wilson — could not have come too soon for the former first lady’s descendants.

Sunday 08/10/2014
100 Years Ago
Posted: August 10, 2014

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

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: August 10, 2014

Monday, August 10, 1964

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