FOOD & DRINK
Taste of Calhoun: 3 Exceptional Barbeque Eateries to Try Now
This article presents a guide to three noteworthy barbecue spots in Calhoun. Have you had the chance to sample any of these yet? We would love to hear your thoughts, so please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Exploring the Threads of Time: The Historic Cassville Museum Experience
Nestled in the heart of Cassville, the Historic Cassville Museum is a captivating portal to the past, housed within a beautifully restored 19th-century residence. Visitors are invited to traverse the corridors of history, exploring the town's rich tapestry through an extensive collection of artifacts that encompass the daily life and tumultuous times of the Civil War era. The museum's diverse exhibits, including the Black School House, Edens Cabin, and Military Hall, offer an intimate glimpse into the educational, domestic, and military facets of 19th-century American life.
Anheuser-Busch invests $13M in Cartersville Brewery
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - Anheuser-Busch has brewed up $13 million for its Cartersville Brewery. On Monday, the beverage company announced that it has invested the money into enhancing production capabilities like dry hopping for craft brands, can variety packing, and bottling services. The company employs more than 450 people in full-time...
Experience Adairsville: A Journey through 4 Iconic American Cuisines
In this article, we'll be exploring four traditional American cuisines that you can find in Adairsville. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
[VIDEO] 2023 Rome Christmas Parade highlights
Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – Tuesday night downtown Rome lit up with joy as large crowds flocked together to kick off the local holiday season with the 2023 Rome Christmas parade. Broadstreet transformed into a winter wonderland radiating with the theme, “CHRIST-mas –...
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Dogs Of rome, GA Need You!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of rome..
Peaches hit with three-month alcohol license suspension, $2,000 fine
The Rome City Commission has approved penalties for Peaches on Broad Street — a three-month suspension of the beer, wine, and liquor pouring licenses and a $2,000 fine. According to the Rome Police Department customers were still in the establishment after 2 a.m. on October 22. Some appeared to be holding alcoholic beverages. Under Rome’s alcohol ordinance, last call is at 1:30 a.m. and consumption stops at 2 a.m.
Around Town: Deep 'Dive' Into Local Dining. Call Don Green 'The Highlander'
Cruise-in for Diners, Drive-ins & Dives?: It appears a regional favorite has been discovered by the producers of Diners, Drive-ins & Dives, the Food Network entrée that has made Guy Fieri a household name. We’re told the “guy with the Camaro” had an executive producer on site who enjoyed a meal and then announced he was there researching a future episode. The owner asked him to wait a few months as he and his crew already had their hands full. ...
Old Car City USA: where nature, art and history intertwine
The last car Elvis Presley ever purchased is permanently located 50 miles northwest of Atlanta … the 1977 Cadillac Seville sits in an electric museum known as Old Car City USA. In this feature, “City Lights” producer Summer Evans visited the rural town of White, Georgia, to see this...
Monster trucks at Savoy
Savoy Automobile Museum in Cartersville presents its newest temporary exhibit, “Evolution of Bigfoot.” The original Bigfoot began as a 1974 Ford F-250 pickup that was modified by its owner, Bob Chandler, beginning in 1975. In 1979, Chandler replaced the under assembly of the truck with one from a military-surplus top loader featuring four-wheel drive and four-wheel steering that used 48-inch (120 cm) tires. This exhibit explores the evolution of the phenomenon that is Bigfoot featuring Bigfoot #1 (1975; the original monster truck), Bigfoot #8 "First CAD-designed Monster Truck,” and Bigfoot #20 "First and only electric Monster Truck.” In addition, the 1987 Ford Bigfoot Cruiser F-250 4x4, Bigfoot Blue. This exhibition will be on display through Feb. 4, 2024.
The Wishing Wall: a mural that lives on
The Cartersville campus welcomes a new mural in the STEM building, crafted by two Israeli artists, Maya Gelfman and Roie Avidan. This mural, part of the “Mind the Heart” project, gives students a chance to contribute to its creation. According to Avidan, the Wishing Wall is a project...
'This Will Shut Me Down': Rome City Commission to Decide Fate of Peaches Nightclub
Rome City Commissioners are slated to decide Monday if Peaches will be sanctioned for allowing patrons to drink alcohol after hours. The city’s Alcohol Control Commission is recommending a three-month suspension of the beer, wine, and liquor pouring licenses at the entertainment venue on Broad Street, along with a $2,000 fine. “This will shut me down,” owner Stephanie Shaw told the ACC during the hearing last week. ...
Sweet P’s in Trion announces closing
Sweet P’s restaurant in Trion announced that this would be their last holiday season at the Trion location. The community can still enjoy Sunday lunch for the last four Sundays in December. “After the holiday season, we regrettably will close the location in Trion. We have enjoyed serving our...
Lights, Camera, Action: Alliance Formed To Bring More Filming To Rome
Building relationships is something Rome has done well and that's evident in the amount of filming here in the past few years. The community has seen numerous film and television projects that have been produced locally, including famously "Remember the Titans" and "Sweet Home Alabama" and more recently Marvel's "Black Widow" and the Netflix series "Stranger Things." The Georgia's Rome Office of Tourism recently announced the creation of a film...
Journey Through Time: The Charm of Historic Downtown on the National Register
Nestled within the heart of the city lies a treasure trove of history, the Historic Downtown area, proudly listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This district beckons visitors to walk through time amidst its beautifully maintained 19th-century architecture, where the elegance of the Federal and grandeur of Greek Revival styles stand testament to the city's bygone era of industrial expansion and architectural romanticism. Italianate commercial structures and Gothic Revival's pointed arches contribute to the eclectic mix that defines the Historic Downtown, a living museum of urban history and pride.
Peaches in Rome Facing Suspension of Pouring License
The Rome Alcohol Control Commission is recommending a three-month suspension of the beer, wine, and liquor pouring licenses at Peaches on Broad Street following a hearing Monday regarding after-hours consumption of alcohol. Rome Police Department body cam footage shown during the hearing showed customers in the establishment after 2 a.m. on Oct. 22. Some appeared to be holding alcoholic beverages. Under Rome’s alcohol ordinance, last call is at 1:30 a.m. and consumption stops at 2 a.m. ...
Christmas Back Home Concert Series Comes to Marietta Dec. 16
Marietta native Scott Thompson is taking his concert series Christmas Back Home on the road this holiday season, starting in Rome and stopping in Marietta before finishing in Cartersville. Thompson and the All-Star Band will perform a mix of traditional Christmas songs and original tracks, with rock, reggae, jazz and country all featured in the show. The tour stops in Rome on Friday, Dec. 8, and Saturday, Dec. 9 before...
US: Wild Turkeys On Loose In Rome, Georgia
Just a few days before Thanksgiving arrives, wild turkeys were spotted on roads in Rome, Georgia making people wonder why. According to video owners, there wasn’t just one but a “flock of turkeys stroll through the yard”. RESTRICTIONS AND USAGE TERMS: Please credit “@carrie_kidlit via Spectee”. NOTE: No audio, Looped video Video Location: Rome, Georgia, US Video Recording Date/Time: Novmeber 21, 2023 at about 10:00h.
GA rome's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around rome..