Category Archives: Weekend

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Celebrating Father’s Day, Crawfish Boil success and what’s outdoors. Plus, a look ahead to next week.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Celebrating Father’s Day, Crawfish Boil success and what’s outdoors. Plus, a look ahead to next week.

Busy summer ahead at The Forum River Center. Details @ forumrivercenter.com DINING & DRINK Rome City Brewing Co.’s first Crawfish Boil on Saturday night was a big hit. From Rome City Brewing Co.: “Such a fun evening at our first crawfish boil! We’ll def be doing this again. Thank you to everyone for making it so… Read more

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Weekend! presented by the Forum River Center: Rockfest at Tellus Science Museum continues today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Rome Braves vs. Legends, 2 this afternoon. Arts Festival in Cave Spring today until 5 p.m.

Weekend! presented by the Forum River Center: Rockfest at Tellus Science Museum continues today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Rome Braves vs. Legends, 2 this afternoon. Arts Festival in Cave Spring today until 5 p.m.

Busy summer ahead at The Forum River Center. Details @ forumrivercenter.com WEATHER Please check with each event’s Facebook page before attending this weekend just in case all the rain changes some plans. Ware Mechanical Weather Alert:  Flash flood watch continues until 8 p.m. tonight. Expected rainfall up to 2 inches today through Wednesday. Forecast River Ratz… Read more

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Buzz: Big honors for Exchange Club. Berry College Student Enterprises’ summer market set for July 20. Cartersville chamber hosts blood drive Wednesday. State tax revenue up 0.1% in May.

Buzz: Big honors for Exchange Club. Berry College Student Enterprises’ summer market set for July 20. Cartersville chamber hosts blood drive Wednesday. State tax revenue up 0.1% in May.

The Exchange Club of Rome has been elected Club Of The Year For Large Clubs at the Georgia District Convention held in Macon. Other honors for the Rome club include: Largest Membership Increase Best Club Bulletin (Large Club) – Greg Gaston-Editor Best Club Secretary (Large Club) – Robert Smyth Exchangite of the Year (Large Club)… Read more

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Buzz: One Community United meetings tonight,  Saturday. Shriners car show is June 15. Chieftains, RACA behind Warriors of AniKituhwa performance, book auction at library.

Buzz: One Community United meetings tonight, Saturday. Shriners car show is June 15. Chieftains, RACA behind Warriors of AniKituhwa performance, book auction at library.

Two small group meetings of One Community United this week: The first is today at 5:30 p.m. at Las Palmas on Shorter Avenue. Up next: Saturday at 9 a.m. at Troy’s Barbecue (facilitator is Rick Stevenson). Second Annual Rome Shrine Car show is June 15; open to cars, trucks and tractors. Get ready for a… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Local options to head outdoors to enjoy pool, lake or river. What’s head next weekend? Baseball, rocks and free concert.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Local options to head outdoors to enjoy pool, lake or river. What’s head next weekend? Baseball, rocks and free concert.

Busy summer ahead at The Forum River Center. Details @ forumrivercenter.com   OUTDOORS Rome: Northside Swim Center at 501 Kingston Ave NE. Rome, is now open. Hours: Monday- Saturdays from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. ​Admission: $5 (4 years old and up). Cash only. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Only persons with paid… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Memorial Day edition – Record crowd at Finster Fest, pool and beach open, on the rivers.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Memorial Day edition – Record crowd at Finster Fest, pool and beach open, on the rivers.

Busy summer ahead at The Forum River Center. Details @ forumrivercenter.com That’s a wrap on this weekend’s Finster Fest at Paradise Garden. An update from Paradise Garden officials: This is Finster Fest 2019’s record-breaking attendance number. Thanks to the 2,145 guests who supported our artists and musicians, and to those creative souls for generously sharing their… Read more

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Buzz: Visitors bureau offers new events calendar. PAWS starts pet food pantry. ‘Harry Potter Suite’ offered by Rome Symphony June 15. DOT suspends holiday road construction.

Buzz: Visitors bureau offers new events calendar. PAWS starts pet food pantry. ‘Harry Potter Suite’ offered by Rome Symphony June 15. DOT suspends holiday road construction.

New events calendar debuts: The Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism has created a public event calendar to help visitors easily access a calendar of events for Rome and Floyd County. Event organizers are encouraged to submit their events to the new online calendar at RomeGeorgia.org/Events. Submitting to the calendar is free and easy. Events can… Read more

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Weekend! presented by the Forum River Center: Rome Braves hosting Columbia today at 2 p.m. A look at what’s ahead Memorial Day weekend.

Weekend! presented by the Forum River Center: Rome Braves hosting Columbia today at 2 p.m. A look at what’s ahead Memorial Day weekend.

Busy summer ahead at The Forum River Center. Details @ forumrivercenter.com   EVENTS TODAY Rome Braves host the Columbia Fireflies 2 p.m. Sunday at State Mutual Stadium. OUTDOORS Check here if you’re planning a day on the water: River Ratz Tubing & Kayak: 706-728-4160. From Facebook: River Ratz is open this weekend. Euharlee Creek Outfitters:  770-607-1846. Cedar Creek RV… Read more

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Buzz: June 6 luncheon in Summerville to mark 75th anniversary of D-Day, salute World War II veterans. Finster Fest 2019 set for Memorial Day weekend.

Buzz: June 6 luncheon in Summerville to mark 75th anniversary of D-Day, salute World War II veterans. Finster Fest 2019 set for Memorial Day weekend.

In observance of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, World War II veterans and their families or guests are invited to a lunch on Thursday, June 6, at noon at the Civic Center in Summerville.  World War II veterans from Chattooga County and the surrounding area are encouraged to attend. The program will begin at noon… Read more

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Buzz:  One Community United small group meetings today, Wednesday. Residential Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collections this Saturday at recycling center. Four-wheel drive show due in Euharlee June 1. Gas prices drop 4 cents.

Buzz: One Community United small group meetings today, Wednesday. Residential Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collections this Saturday at recycling center. Four-wheel drive show due in Euharlee June 1. Gas prices drop 4 cents.

  Busy week for small group meetings with One Community United: 7:30 this morning: Troy’s BBQ, Jon Hershey, facilitator. Noon Wednesday, El Zarape, Robert Brown, facilitator. For more: One Community United Rome-Floyd Recycling Center will host a Residential Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event at the Recycling Center at 412 Lavender Drive this Saturday,… Read more

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Weekend update presented by The Forum River Center: Celebrating moms today. Weather cancels a day on the water. Weekend images. A look ahead to next weekend with Relay for Life, Walk with a Doc and Star Wars Night at Rome Braves.

Weekend update presented by The Forum River Center: Celebrating moms today. Weather cancels a day on the water. Weekend images. A look ahead to next weekend with Relay for Life, Walk with a Doc and Star Wars Night at Rome Braves.

Busy summer ahead at The Forum River Center. Details @ forumrivercenter.com WEEKEND IMAGES DINING: Mom’s day better be more than a pizza (unless she’s into that): Your best bet is to call mom’s favorite and try to beg your way in at this late hour. Check the Facebook posts first and, if she leaves it… Read more

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Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon returns Saturday, March 16. More than 1,500 took part in 2018; what you need to know this year.

Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon returns Saturday, March 16. More than 1,500 took part in 2018; what you need to know this year.

It’s time to reserve your spot and join more than 1,500 glowing, green-garbed, bubble-blasting, foam-frolicking runners and walkers along the trails and streets of downtown Rome for the 2019 edition of the Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon on Saturday, March 16. Harbin Clinic once again is teaming with Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation and Parker Systems for the event, which is… Read more

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Weekend Guide: Dodgeball Tournament at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church today. Photos from Pancake Breakfast, Harbin Clinic Turkey Trot 5K (results link), Downtown Holiday Open House.

Weekend Guide: Dodgeball Tournament at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church today. Photos from Pancake Breakfast, Harbin Clinic Turkey Trot 5K (results link), Downtown Holiday Open House.

  What’s ahead this weekend in Northwest Georgia: SUNDAY The Berry College Theatre Company presents the untold story of a pioneering woman astronomer in “Silent Sky” ends Sunday. “Silent Sky” is set around the turn of the 20th century and tells the real-life story of astronomer Henrietta Leavitt as she balances health complications, familial obligations… Read more

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Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: Christmas Open House in Cave Spring, ice skating at The Forum today. GHC’s Erica Simpson kisses the catfish. A look ahead to next weekend’s Downtown Christmas Open House.

Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: Christmas Open House in Cave Spring, ice skating at The Forum today. GHC’s Erica Simpson kisses the catfish. A look ahead to next weekend’s Downtown Christmas Open House.

The Weekend Guide is sponsored by Lawrence Plantation. To be included, please send a quick summary in an email — no PDFs, no flyers — to druck@hometownheadlines.com. Ware Mechanical Weather Summary: Sunny but chilly today, high near 53. SUNDAY Forum on Ice grand opening weekend: The Forum on Ice is slated to continue through Dec. 29: Hours are… Read more

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Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: Final day of Rome film festival. Photos from Saturday’s Roam N Rome and RIFF. A look ahead to next weekend.

Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: Final day of Rome film festival. Photos from Saturday’s Roam N Rome and RIFF. A look ahead to next weekend.

The Weekend Guide is sponsored by Lawrence Plantation. To be included, please send a quick summary in an email — no PDFs, no flyers — to druck@hometownheadlines.com. Ware Mechanical Weather Summary: Cooler and mostly sunny through Sunday with highs in the low to mid 60s. Chilly mornings Saturday and Sunday, near 40. SUNDAY The Rome International Film… Read more

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Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: Chiaha, Cowboy Festival continue today. Some Peach State results. Plus: What’s ahead next weekend.

Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: Chiaha, Cowboy Festival continue today. Some Peach State results. Plus: What’s ahead next weekend.

  Peach State results: We share these courtesy of Roy Mitchell: Class A. Armuchee High first in drum major and percussion; third in band. Class AA: Pepperell High first in drum major and in band. Class AAA: Coosa High, first in color guard, second in band. Note: Rome High and Rome Middle, as hosts, did not… Read more

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