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Sunday 12/07/2014
A Christmas meal for all: AIDS Resource Council hopes local community will donate to food drive for needy Rome families
Posted: December 07, 2014

“Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.”

Sunday 11/30/2014
Fifty Years Ago
Posted: November 30, 2014

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1964

Louder than Cancer: Local families affected by cancer are given a chance to tell their remarkable stories in a new book
Posted: November 30, 2014

Years ago, when William James started a local organization called Summit Quest, it was his way of honoring his dad and of trying to have make a positive impact to counter the negative one cancer had on his life.

Sunday 11/23/2014
Fifty Years Ago
Posted: November 23, 2014

Sunday, Nov. 22, 1964

Biloxi Blues: Rome resident uncovers his father’s journal with vivid handwritten accounts of WWII aboard the U.S.S. Biloxi
Updated: November 24, 2014 - 10:48 am

It is 1943 and a young man from Rome sits down on his bunk aboard the USS Biloxi, a U.S. Navy light cruiser. He opens a thin journal with a plain, green cover and begins what will become his account of WWII. It will outlive him.

100 Years Ago
Updated: November 24, 2014 - 11:46 am

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

Sunday 11/16/2014
Fifty Years Ago
Posted: November 16, 2014

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1964

Freshly Squeezed: New Broad Street bar, Dark Side of the Moon, offers a different kind of beverage by day
Posted: November 16, 2014

Emily Bullard says one of the secrets to her fitness and healthy lifestyle is juicing. And she’s happy to share that information (and the juice) with Rome residents.

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.