The Christmas in Rome committee presents a check for $9,000 to the Downtown Development Authority on Thursday to help the Light Up Rome campaign. Pictured from left are: Dennis Newby, Larry Atwell, Dixie Sorrow, Parade Committee Chairman Jerry Rucker, DDA Director Ann Arnold, Leamon Scott, Phillip Burkhalter and Ann Pullen. (Doug Walker / Rome News-Tribune)
Proceeds generated by entry fees for the Rome Christmas Parade, along with funds from special donors, will help downtown Rome shine year-round.
The Christmas in Rome Committee presented Downtown Development Director Ann Arnold with a check for $9,000 Thursday.
Jerry Rucker, who has been involved with the Christmas parade for more than 40 year... full story