Downtown Rome is getting another “back when” business. Capitoline Records is on the way to 5 E. Fourth Ave., the former home of Ransom Floral Co. across from Jefferson’s and the yellow brick courthouse. The theme? “Local record store fostering local art and music. Vintage vinyl, vintage vibes.”
Current plans call for a soft opening on Sept. 15 with a formal opening two days later.
Lazy Creek Farms in Armuchee, after a successful spring strawberry season, is counting the days to begin its second fall of pumpkins, corn mazes and other activities. The Toole family describes the operation at 29 Yarbrough Bend Road as “a family owned farm located in Northwest Georgia near Armuchee Creek.” The Tooles drew good crowds for picking and prepicked strawberries as well as their own spin on strawberry ice cream.
Now come the pumpkins, some of which have been harvested and sorted already. Also being touted . . .: