Rome E.C.O. Center

The Rome-Floyd ECO Center. Located at Ridge Ferry Park on Riverside Pkwy in Rome Photo Credit: E.C.O. Center What is the E.C.O. Center? Rome City and Floyd County use a lot of water; because of the amount of water we use the city and county are federally required to have a water education program in…

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What is “The Pocket”?

Have you heard others mention going to “The Pocket”? As a recent transplant The Pocket sounds like a secret location that only locals know of. It reminds me of “locals only” beaches in other states. The Rome Georgia with Kids team decided it was time to investigate this “pocket.” Here’s what we found… Photo Credit:…

Internet Safety

Internet Safety Have you considered your family’s internet safety lately? When I worked in the middle school I was shocked how much my students knew about skirting the rules when it came to the internet. Did you know that with some internet routers if you directly connect with an ethernet cord it can bypass your…

Preparing for School in 2020

2020 has been a year. The year that never seemed to begin and yet is halfway over. As summer ends we start to prep for the back to school season. Parents this year are faced with a difficult choice on how to proceed with schooling. We updated the Education and Childcare resource in the beginning…

Grocery Delivery in Rome

Why Grocery Delivery? As a busy mom of five I am always crunched for time. I can usually think of something that needs to be done or that I could be doing with my kids. One thing I have found that helps me is grocery delivery. Grocery shopping for a family of seven can take…

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10 Fun 4th of July Foods!

10 Fun 4th of July Foods 4th of July in Rome will look a little different this year, there will not be any planned activities at Ridge Ferry Park. The city is still hosting a fireworks show though! You can see their announcement HERE. In order to help you have a fun Independence Day experience…

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Top 10 Treats

¬†¬†Sweet Treats A few weeks ago we asked the community about their favorite sweet treats in Rome! Here are YOUR top 10 local treats! Honeymoon Bakery Honeymoon Bakery has been serving the Rome community for thirteen years. They have amazing cakes, cupcakes, french macrons, gelato, and more! Family’s can also order Cookie Decorating kits for…