Since 1942, State Congress has been the premier competition and recognition event for high school age Georgia 4-H’ers. Held each year in Atlanta, State Congress is a four-day event that hosts various contests, recognizes 4-H scholarship recipients and honors state 4-H winners in a variety of…

Bins of soft and colorful blankets are sitting at Harbor House, waiting for a child to comfort.

Ridge Ferry Park is on the verge of getting a new update as part of the 2017 SPLOST package. Parks and Recreation crews will begin removing the old playground on Monday, Aug. 3. A design for the new playground has been chosen and once the old one is removed, work will begin on preparing the …

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ATLANTA (AP) — Hailed as a “founding father” of a fairer, better United States, John Lewis was eulogized Thursday by three former presidents and others who urged Americans to continue the work of the civil rights icon in fighting injustice during a moment of racial reckoning.

The Rome Shrine Club received a check Friday for $2,854.87, the amount which was left in the old John Wisdom Wagon Train account. Mike McDougald (third from right) said former City Manager Al Crace helped him start the Wagon Train with $3,500 from the city 40 years ago. The amount turned ove…

Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville invites visitors to experience the genius of Leonardo da Vinci through the “Machines in Motion Exhibit.”

The board of directors of The Three Rivers Singers, Rome’s community chorus, met recently to discuss prospects for the chorus’s 2020-21 season, which would be the chorus’s 20th anniversary year, in light of the risks presented by COVID-19.

The Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism announces an open call for individuals of all ages and abilities who are interested in volunteering to appear in print and/or video for Georgia’s Rome promotional projects. No experience is necessary; just a love for our town and the opportunity to repres…

Whether you have a green thumb, or you just want to get out of the house to do something productive, a little yard work could be the perfect pastime. But before you dig in, check off these safety steps.

Local artists, Ellie Borromeo and Xaivier Ringer have launched Rome Mural CoLab, an initiative they hope will ignite public spaces and interest in Rome through mural art.

The Georgia Writers Museum will host John T. Edge, author of “The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South,” at its monthly Meet the Author series, on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 2 p.m.

A Better You! Recalls Belecoo Strollers Due to Violation of Federal Stroller and Carriage Safety Standard; Fall, Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards (Recall Alert).

Here are a few arts-related events coming in the next few months. Due to health and safety restrictions, it’s recommended that readers check with event organizers in case information has changed.

Chieftains Museum and Major Ridge Home announced the facility will reopen to the public on Wednesday.

Annual wellness exams are essential for children’s healthy development both inside and out and pediatricians recommend annual screenings to help prevent future potential health problems and ensure that their growth and development is on track.