Rome and Floyd County are fortunate to be surrounded by wildlife. But what happens when that wildlife is in danger? What can the public do to help wild animals in need?
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, July 9, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune
Monday, July 6, 1964
The DeSoto Theatre on Broad Street turned into a glittering, star—studded venue recently when Rome Little Theatre hosted its Annual Gala and Roman Awards.
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago as presented in the Friday, July 3, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune
Wednesday, June 30, 1964
Vicki Miller and her dog Scami are a team. They, and others like them, are making their way into local hospitals, rehab centers, nursing homes and even libraries to bring the healing power of animals to those who need it most.
If a shower of hundreds of white flowers falling silently into the river, cast by community hands sounds intriguing to anyone, then Heritage Park is the place to be today.
Back in December, Adam Sikes, Josh Brown and Andy Lester were listening to Chris Knight play at The Brewhouse downtown. Whether it was their respect for a great songwriter or just the musical bug biting them, that night turned out to be the birth of one of Rome’s newest bands, The Holler.
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Sunday, June 7, 1964, edition of the Rome News-Tribune
Wednesday, June 10, 1964
Ten young women from the greater Rome area began their debutante year Saturday evening when they were presented at the 25th Rome Symphony Debutante Ball. The ball was held at the Coosa Country Club and benefits the Rome Symphony Orchestra.
Susan Harvey has been described as a “Southern Lady” and “Radical Artist” in the same sentence. On Tuesday,at 10:30 a.m., the nationally known artist will be talking about her art, Rome’s history, and her latest video “Role Call” at the Rome Area History Museum.
Monday, June 1, 1964
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the June 1964 editions of the Rome News-Tribune
Rome residents Kenny Porterfield and Chris Rodriguez have embarked on an ambitious undertaking. A month ago they set off to hike all 2,200 miles of the Appalachian Trail. They’re currently on the trail and are enjoying the unique but very challenging experience.
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Friday, May 29, 1964, edition of the Rome News-Tribune
Wednesday, May 27, 1964
Wanda Pelfrey’s teaching career is drawing to a close. It has been a long one. She believes it’s time to move on to other pursuits. But that won’t be much of a comfort when she says goodbye to the children at Montessori School of Rome on Friday.
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Wednesday, May 20, 1964, edition of the Rome News-Tribune