The Unified Football and Cheerleading Jamboree, presented by the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority and the Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Georgia, got underway Saturday at Riverview Park and at the Boys & Girls Club in West Rome. The event will take today and Monday off before finishing Tuesday. The event features Pee Wee, Junior Pee Wee and Mites teams.
The Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority has canceled baseball and softball games scheduled to be played today. Monday's games will be played Wednesday, April 16 and Tuesday's games will be played Friday, April 19.
The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority will close Maddox Track this Thursday, March 20 and Friday, March 21 in order to repaint the track.
The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority is offering a free junior tennis clinic Saturday at the Rome-Floyd Tennis Center. The clinic will provide an introduction to the sport of tennis and is open to children ages 6 through 18. Participants will be divided into different groups according to age and skill level.
Many of my fellow trout anglers will tell you that the most enjoyable part of trout fishing s being in a pretty location with clean cold water cascading over the boulders creating pleasing backdrop as you make the perfect cast in hopes of catching a fish. They will ay that just being there is a joy and that if they catch a fish it is just “icing on the cake”.
The Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame was started in 1971 in order to recognize local amateur and professional athletes and those who contribute to the growth and development of sports.
The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority is registering for the third Leprechaun-a-thon 5K and 2 mile Health Walk to be held the Saturday before St. Patrick’s Day at 1 p.m., March 15, 2014.
The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is joining pedestrian and bicycle safety partners to remind both walkers and riders to wear reflective gear as winter continues and days remain darker.
The Snake Creek Gap Mountain Bike Time Trials have returned to the Pinhoti trail. This race will be the first in a series of three races on Saturday January 4, beginning the 2014 time trials. The event will be headed up by the Northwest Georgia Southern Off-road Bicycle Association (NWGA-SORBA).
Proceeds from the Resolution Run 10k and 5k that takes place on Jackson Hill on New Year's Day will benefit Trails for Recreation and Economic Development (TRED).
Rosemary Watson was recently named the 2013 Captain of the Year by the Coosa Valley Tennis Association.
RACE Rome and Cycle Therapy are hosting the third annual Assail the Trail Mountain Bike race this Saturday at Berry College's beautiful mountain campus.
The YMCA’s Arsenal Rome Soccer Club struggled in the 10th week of the season.
Zombies are scheduled to invade downtown Rome on Oct. 26 for the Zombie-thon 5K.
For a time it appeared the dastardly machinations of some unseen foe might dampen their spirits and keep the superheroes at bay.
Hotels in Rome and Floyd County can expect more than 1,000 visitors this weekend, including junior tennis players and their families from around the Southeast, for the Southern Closed Doubles Championship.
Two brothers are making an expedition across the country — on their bikes.
Area runners, health enthusiasts and breast health awareness supporters will again have the opportunity this October to walk or run while raising money for The Breast Center at Floyd.
After some reorganization, the 19th annual Dog Days Lunar Bike Ride is coming to Richard B. Russell Regional Airport on Aug. 9 with a new format.