Sunday, Jan. 24, 1965
A large barricade has blocked the Broad Street view of the Rome Area History Museum for several months now. Renovations and repairs are being made to the structure and a few changes to the historical exhibits and displays housed within.
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1964
History has inspired one Rome artist to create pieces that speak to an important part of our past.
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, Jan. 14, 1965 edition of the Rome News-Tribune
As presented in the FIFTY YEARS AGO column in the Thursday, Jan. 7, 1965 edition of the Rome News-Tribune
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1964
Eight local “unsung heroes” — Chris Carey, Ali Freeman, Ruth Forrester, Randy Quick, Evelyn Hamilton, Coosa Valley Credit Union, Darlington School and Board of Governor’s Honoree, Dr. J. Paul Ferguson — have been selected as the recipients of the 2015 Heart of the Community Awards of Honor.
As presented in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, Jan. 7, 1965 edition of the Rome News-Tribune
Sunday, Jan. 3, 1965
Jessica Minton could not have imagine the remarkable life she would lead as a young girl growing up in Lindale.
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the 1914 and 1964 editions of the Rome News-Tribune
Tuesday, Dec. 22, 1964
Each Thursday, a group of area residents gathers in the community room at Mount Berry Square Mall. They’re there to buy, sell and trade tiny objects that have immense value to them.
Friday, Dec. 18, 1964
An unlikely friendship between a Rome man and a mother of four living in Atlanta has led to a crusade of sorts and the result could be an icy swim across the Etowah River.
As it appeared in the FIFTY YEARS AGO column in the 1914 and 1964 editions of the Rome News-Tribune
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Wednesday, Dec. 9, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 1964
“Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.”
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1964