The first official day of summer is this Thursday, June 21st, but summer travel is off and running across the United States.
Get your tickets NOW for the 2018 Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge! This is the encouragement of Severo Avila, the features editor for the Rome News-Tribune and one of the contestants in this year’s event, slated for the evening of Saturday, August 11th at 7 pm at the Rome City Auditorium.
More than 20 local churches, in partnership with local ministry organization Covenant Kingdom Pastors, have united to bring nationally acclaimed pastor, author and speaker Dr. Tony Evans to Rome. Evans will serve as the featured speaker on Friday, June 29th at 7 pm at the Forum River Center.
The Atlanta Braves defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 on Tuesday night in the opener of a two-game interleague series at Toronto.
The victim of a Friday night shooting has died as a result of injuries sustained in the incident. Debbie Burnett, Assistant Chief of the Rome Police, reported on Monday that Crystal Dawn Vega died as a result of a gunshot wound, and her body has been sent to the GBI Crime Lab for an autopsy. Nakotah Smith has been listed as a person of interest by investigators; he is also suspected in a burglary at Vega’s home on Sunday.