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Each Spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent across the nation and in each congressional district.
Though no date has yet been set, Six Flags Over Georgia and Six Flags White Water are preparing to reopen with new and extensive safety and hygiene protocols, as well as required reservations, according to park officials.
Parishioners of St. Mary’s Catholic Church are getting an opportunity to have in-person Mass and other events for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted religious services across the nation.
Rep. Tom Graves announced Wednesday that public voting for the Congressional Art Competition’s People’s Choice Award has begun.
While Mercy Care Rome has changed how it takes care of its clients and patients, there also have been changes to its senior citizen employment program.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published guidance Friday to help prevent exposures to COVID-19 in facilities used by communities of faith.
The Armuchee Ruritan Club placed American flags along Martha Berry Highway in the Armuchee community to commemorate Memorial Day. The flag placement is part of the club’s community service project in the citizenship and patriotism category.
The Sara Hightower Library System has been providing mostly virtual content the past month, but director Delana Sissel is preparing to do soft reopenings of the facilities in Floyd and Polk counties.
The Rome Area History Center is hosting a Memorial Day salute to veterans on Monday, May 25 at 11:30 a.m. The tribute will be held outside, in the front of the history center at 305 Broad Street.
This Saturday, Unity Baptist Church will be hosting a Preaching and Singing Jubilee to help benefit 20-year-old Brylee Dover, who was seriously injured recently in a car wreck.
Parky the squirrel and Rex the retriever are now the official mascots of Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation. There have been many rumors about how Parky and Rex ended up at RFPRA, but the best were told by two Unity Christian School fourth grade students. A writing competition was opened for al…
The last day for the National Guardsmen who came to Floyd Medical Center at the end of March was Thursday, Their next mission will be to assist at various testing sites in the region. One member of the unit, Maj. Danny Rogers, is a physician’s assistant at FMC’s Emergency Care Center. The st…
The annual Rome Shakespeare Festival will take place Sept 24-27 at the Town Green and will include a wild comedy of errors and an irreverent “Romeo and Juliet.”
It won’t be the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds or the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, but Rome will get a look at a C-130 Hercules as it salutes local health care first responders and essential workers during a flyover on Thursday night.
During its Founders’ Day Celebration, The Theta Omicron Omega Chapter of the AKA sorority, honored Rachael Jones with its Soror of the Year Award. She was presented with the chapter’s award at its Founders’ Day Celebration in Cedartown.
Towards the end of World War II, two Georgia lovebirds went across the border to Centre, Alabama to wed in a secret ceremony. Over 70 years later, they’re still together.
Like many other local organizations, the Rome Symphony Orchestra and Rome Little Theatre are having to postpone (and in some cases cancel) their scheduled performances.
Like many other county agencies under coronavirus restrictions, the Sara Hightower Regional Library System has had to get creative with how it serves the citizens of Floyd and Polk counties.
The Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism will reopen Roman Chariot service, which provides free transportation for downtown customers and visitors, starting Friday, May 15.
Bringing warm weather, sunshine and the sights and smells of springtime, the month of May provides the perfect environment for outdoor activity.
The Community Foundation for Greater Rome has chosen 17 local nonprofit organizations to share in the foundation’s first round of COVID-19 Recovery Funds.
The pastors of The Churches of Rome collaborative announced they are making their first community service grant to the newly formed HOPE Alliance of Rome and Floyd County. The funds will be used to offset expenses incurred by local nonprofits providing emergency shelter and services to homel…