Friday, Dec. 18, 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
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, Nov. 22, 1964
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.
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the November editions of the Rome News-Tribune
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1964
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.
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, Nov. 12, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune
Friday, Nov. 13, 1964
Jeri Jankovsky and other potters from across the county have been crafting hundreds of special pieces for a very special event.
Monday, Nov. 2, 1964
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.
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, Nov. 5, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Friday, Oct. 30, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune
Monday, Oct. 26, 1964
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.
As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Thursday, Oct. 22, 1964 edition of the Rome News-Tribune
Sunday, Oct. 18, 1964
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.