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100 Years Ago

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Wednesday, April 15, 1964, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

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Sunday 04/06/2014
Fifty Years Ago
Posted: April 06, 2014

Sunday, April 5, 1964

Are you tough enough?: Rome residents prepare to tackle this year’s Tough Mudder
Updated: April 07, 2014 - 10:25 am

It bills itself as the “world’s toughest event” and with good reason. The Tough Mudder Georgia, complete with bone-chilling, knee-scraping, plank-walking obstacles, comes to Fairburn April 26-27 and a few courageous Rome residents will attempt to tackle the intimidating event.

Sunday 03/30/2014
100 Years Ago
Posted: March 30, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, April 2, 1964, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: March 30, 2014

Sunday, March 29, 1964

Darlington community uses Light the Lake event to celebrate cancer survivors
Updated: April 01, 2014 - 4:58 pm

It may look like a fun day on the Darlington campus. And it is. It’s a walk with friends and coworkers and family around a picturesque Silver Lake. But there is more to the upcoming April 4 event than a leisurely stroll around the lake.

Monday 03/24/2014
Berry College to host Walk MS 5K in April
Posted: March 24, 2014

ROME — Teams are registering now for the Walk MS: Georgia 2014 on April 5 at Berry College.

Sunday 03/23/2014
100 Years Ago
Posted: March 23, 2014

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

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: March 23, 2014

Tuesday, March 24, 1964

2014 Rome Symphony Debutantes
Posted: March 23, 2014

Ten women from the Rome area will be presented at the 25th Rome Symphony Orchestra Annual Debutante Ball on June 7 at the Coosa Country Club. The ball is a major fundraiser for the symphony. Mrs. John Porter Ingram is the chairwoman for this year’s event. The 2014 Rome Symphony Debutantes are:

Sunday 03/16/2014
100 Years Ago
Posted: March 16, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, March 19, 1964, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: March 16, 2014

Monday, March 16, 1964

As Time Goes By: The Life and Times of Ava Lee Horton
Posted: March 16, 2014

When Ava Lee Horton was a young girl, the levee hadn’t been built yet to hold back the Oostanaula River and the great depression cast its shadow over Rome. For the price of a few eggs and some butter, a fortune teller looked into Ava Lee’s future and told her she’d marry a man with red hair. And she did.

Sunday 03/09/2014
100 Years Ago
Posted: March 09, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, March 11, 1964, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: March 09, 2014

Wednesday, March 11, 1964

Roots, Rocks and Rattlers: Rome mountain bikers tackle the tough trails of the Snake Creek Gap Time Trials
Posted: March 09, 2014

The Snake Creek Gap Time Trials is a three-month long mountain bike race series along the Pinhoti Trail. It drags mountain bikers along dozens of miles of tough, merciless trails full of rocks, roots and creeks and up tiring climbs.

Sunday 03/02/2014
100 Years Ago
Posted: March 02, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, March 5, 1964, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: March 02, 2014

Sunday, March 1, 1964

Young at Heart: Darlington seniors make sure Winthrop Court seniors get a day of food, dancing and socializing at Sweetheart Dance
Posted: March 02, 2014

Smooth jazz notes met visitors to Winthrop Court Senior Living on Thursday, but lively tunes from the 40s and 50s could be heard as well. The residents were all dolled up and having the time of their lives at their very own Sweetheart Dance.

Sunday 02/23/2014
100 Years Ago
Posted: February 23, 2014

As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Sunday, Feb. 23, 1964, edition of the Rome News-Tribune

Fifty Years Ago
Posted: February 23, 2014

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 1964