On a cold night in December 1982, Teresa Hudgins witnessed a murder. She saw a man get shot. She had never met him before that night. His words to her as life seeped away from his body have stayed with her for 34 years.
Seven local “ unsung heroes” — Elaina Beeman, Luke Chaffin, Tonya Marie Davis, Christa Cline Jackson, Allison Smith Watters, Vargo Orthodontics and Board of Governors Honoree, Dr. Sidney A. Bell — have been selected as the recipients of the 2016 Heart of the Community Awards of Honor.
Jazthen Castro, a student at Georgia Highlands College, saw a poster outside the college’s library on Wednesday. It said that members of Rome’s Compassionate Paws organization would be visiting that day — with their animals. So he decided to see what was going on.
A few years ago Kelley Lane’s 50th birthday gift to himself was going to be a guitar made by renowned luthier Wayne Henderson. So he drove up to West Virginia to see how he could own a guitar made by a master. But instead he got something much more valuable.
Chase Watterson is acutely aware that he lucked out when it came to a career. For someone who loves spending time with children and being active, he hit the proverbial jackpot when he accepted the the post as the YMCA’s Director of Recreational Soccer three years ago.
A good dog house can be pretty pricey. Monika Wesolowski should know. She and a group of friends have been providing houses (and a variety of other necessities) for dogs in one North Rome neighborhood for over a year.
In Cave Spring, history is everywhere. It’s in the park and the old houses, in the water than gushes from that famous spring and now it’s even written on the very walls… or rather, it’s painted on the walls.
Critics of Rome’s popular “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event say it trivializes the serious issue of domestic violence. After all, the event does feature men staggering down Broad Street in women’s high heels. It’s comedic and ridiculous and certainly draws a crowd.
Jenna Michelle Bennett and Daniel Ryan Bosarge were married at 6 p.m. on May 16, 2015 at Frost Chapel at Berry College. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lee Bennett Jr. of Rome. She is the granddaughter of June Smith of Rome, Chiquita Roberson of Rome, the late Billy Walter Smith and the late Arthur Lee Bennett Sr. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Bosarge of Rome. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bosarge of Pine Mountain, Marjorie Lane of Lindale and the late T.L. Lane.