Many Rome residents may not be aware that Berry College’s equestrian team competes against (and defeats) some of the best teams in the region.

Dr. Singh: Taking care of yourself is not being selfish. It is also a reminder that your health and happiness are worth the time and effort. Self-care can include nourishing yourself with regular meals, planned snacks, keeping yourself hydrated, getting to sleep earlier or participating in d…

Larry Lester, co-founder of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, will mark the centennial of organized black baseball with a public lecture at Berry on Thursday, Feb. 27, in McAllister Auditorium beginning at 5 p.m.

Local and area fans of pop-culture and comic books can celebrate a day of fandom at CoosaCon, Rome’s own comic convention which comes to the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds on March 28.

Rome Duplicate Bridge Club announces its scores for January. Players are from Rome unless otherwise indicated.

Local Girl Scouts are ready to open cookie booths on Monday, Feb 10. Now is the time to stock up on your favorite Thin Mints or Samoas. Or perhaps you would like to try the new cookie, Lemon-ups, a lemon sandwich cookie with inspiring messages on each cookie.

To encourage an opportunity for a positive public speaking experience for 4-H participants, the Floyd County Extension office, hosted the Northwest Cloverleaf District Project Achievement on Jan. 25 at Georgia Highlands College.

Business leaders got a chance to see Aventine — Rome’s newest restaurant, at 401 W. Third St. — during the monthly Downtown Coffee Break on Friday.