The Rome Symphony Orchestra announced Monday the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors. Lauren Bowling Seeger, Jessica Lindsey, and Molly Kelly Steeves were voted onto the board this summer, in advance of the symphony’s historic 100th season.
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Rome’s Own Musical Ensembles had to cancel their last concert series because of COVID. But they’re back in a big way this year with a full event season.
Eighteen women for the Rome area will be presented at the 31st Annual Rome Symphony Orchestra Debutante Ball on Nov. 27 at Coosa Country Club. The ball is a major fundraiser for the symphony. The 2021 Rome Symphony Debutantes are:
What are the staple foods in your home? The weekly grocery cart items? Everyone has a list of essential food items or “go-to” products or ingredients. Your children will only eat a particular Pop-Tart flavor, or you prefer 1% over 2% milk for your cereal bowl. Brand name items that you splur…
Nominations are being accepted for the annual program that honors individuals who have worked tirelessly to improve the community through volunteerism.
Shorter University music faculty member Timothy Renner will be the Baritone soloist in the performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 this weekend with the Helena Symphony in Helena, Montana.
Local author and physical therapist, Julie Crenshaw, recently released a new book that guides readers through improving their conversation skills topic by topic.
Several members of the U.S. Air Force ACC A-10 Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team will return to familiar surroundings when they perform at the 2021 Wings Over North Georgia Drive-In Hybrid Air Show.
Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation will host a ribbon cutting at Shag Williams Park in Shannon on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 11:30 a.m. to officially open several recently completed SPLOST projects. The ceremony celebrates the completion of several amenities at the park and facility, including a new…
Summer 2021 began on Sunday, June 20, and will end September 22nd. Before the season ends and the summer produce is replaced with pumpkins at the local supermarkets, pick up some fresh fruits and vegetables and make a few mouthwatering dishes for your dinner table. Savor the flavors of summe…
Kristy S. Brown has been appointed chairman of the Heart of the Community Foundation Board of Governors for 2021-2022.
The University System of Georgia’s acting chancellor says they’re doing everything they can to prevent the spread of COVID-19 short of imposing a mask mandate.
KENTWOOD, La. – Arzo Grayson Jr. didn’t know what he was going to do about the massive pine tree that had crashed through his roof, huge limbs protruding into his bedroom and living room, courtesy of Hurricane Ida.
The Chattanooga Zoo is offering free admission to first responders next week in honor of the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
With generous programming support from local donors and from local, state and regional arts organizations, the Historic DeSoto Theatre Foundation announces the fall events of the 2020-2021 season.
The Knights of Columbus Labor Day Barbecue returns Monday, Sept. 6, to the Rome Civic Center although the Knights will not offer indoor seating or dining this year because of COVID. All orders will be to-go and two drive-through lanes will be available. Please follow our crews and signage in…
If you are a meal prepper, then these recipes will be sure to please. Looking to save some time in the kitchen with two meals instead of just one as a result? If you are shredding blocks of cheese for homemade macaroni and cheese, then you might as well shred some extra cheddar or Swiss and …
The Rome Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 12:30 p.m. each Monday and Thursday for duplicate bridge. We gather at 12:15 p.m. and start playing at 12:30 p.m. at the Charles Parker (Etowah) Active Adult Center, 1325 Kingston Road. We invite others to join us for a fun afternoon of bridge and fell…
September's First Friday Concert featured Rome duo Haley Smith and Austen Earp of Kindred Fire playing a variety of original tunes and covers at the Town Green Friday night. Lots of Rome families were out on a relatively cool night to enjoy the music and festive atmosphere.
On Monday afternoon, Rome residents will gather at the Town Green to rededicate a garden. But it’s not just any garden. This one honors the women who helped win a war.
Habitat for Humanity-Coosa Valley will host their second annual Drive One FORE Habitat golf tournament on Oct. 4.
CRBI conducted bacterial water monitoring at three sites that included Neel’s Landing off of US 411, Grizzard Park, and Heritage Park on Aug. 17. The results of those monitoring efforts showed that over 1,551.3 cfu/100ml were present at Neel’s Landing, over 920.8 cfu/100ml were present at Gr…