Lifestyles

Regardless of age, all passengers need to be buckled in. Follow specific guidelines for your child’s height, age and weight to determine the best child safety restraint. For children ages 5 to 9, who are under 4 feet 9 inches tall and less than 80 to 100 pounds, a car seat or booster seat is…

The launch of Summit Quests’s “Voices Over Cancer” publication is usually a big deal with lots of community members invited.

If Rome residents can’t safely gather at concert halls and auditoriums, the Rome Symphony Orchestra will bring the music to them.

Master Gunnery Sgt. (ret.) Tom Beavers was named 2020 Marine of the Year by the Puryear Detachment, Marine Corps League. Beavers (right) received the award from Mike Hester, detachment commandant. Beavers served 24 years in the Marine Corps, including two years in Vietnam. Following active d…

Rome residents can start the year off in a creative way by making their own art...with the help of instructors.

Mount Berry Trail is back open. The two-week closure will be pushed back to Jan. 13 through Jan. 27. The 1.9-mile Mount Berry Trail will be closed as Atlanta Gas Light contractors install a gas line, which will continue along Shorter Avenue to International Paper over the course of the next …

Atticus Bradley, 10, a member of Scout Pack 113, hangs one of two new birdhouses in a tree in the courtyard of the Network Day Service Center on West 10th Street on Monday. Clients of the facility for developmentally disabled individuals will be able to enjoy the bird activity when they sit …

As we move into the new year, it’s a tradition for Roman Life to look at some of the images that graced our pages in the past year. From art and culture to wildlife and intriguing personalities, it was a year filled with local stories and life changed by a pandemic. These are some of the ima…

We can’t fix the world’s problems. It is beyond our power to make the pandemic disappear from the face of the earth. We don’t have the strength. We don’t know how to reset the nation, remedy the mounting economic woes, or heal the hurts and injustices we see around us. What we can do, though…

Sarah Fisher spent much of the Christmas season painting.

During the winter months, we tend to crave a hearty breakfast. Grits, gravy, oatmeal, waffles, and breakfast casseroles are appealing this time of year. During the work week, we often eat on the run; it typically involves grabbing a biscuit from a fast-food place or taking a granola bar to c…

New Years Eve is a time to celebrate. Many communities will entertain their citizens with a firework display for the celebration. It is always a better choice to attend these events instead of using fireworks yourself.

Visitors to Rome High’s Performing Arts Center were treated to their favorite holiday tunes recently, paired with dances and a special surprise at the end of the show.

In 1950, my parents, John and Laura Holden moved to a small white cottage home in Hermitage with eight children in tow. They had four boys and four girls.

The Christmas Season is upon us. This is a time of year when folks decorate their homes more than any other time of year. Here are a few tips to help guide you to make your Christmas a safe one.

The Christmas movies on the Hallmark Channel or family favorites like Elf, The Grinch, or The Santa Clause provide perfect family entertainment this time of year. Family members are coming home from school and work and longing for a comforting homecooked meal.