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‘Haunted Northwest Georgia’
Local author Beth Youngblood will sign copies of her new book, "Haunted Northwest Georgia: The Legend of the Ghost Hearse and Other Spooky Tales," at Dogwood Books on Saturday from 1-3 p.m. In the new book, Youngblood explores the back roads of the Northwest Georgia Appalachian hills and valleys which hold a breathtaking beauty by day, but when darkness descends, there’s a different story. Through 24 haunting tales, readers can learn stories passed down from generation to generation. Discover a ghostly horse pulling a hearse through a lonely county cemetery each night, a phantom dressed in black wreaking havoc on a lonely stretch of highway, and ghostly twins held captive in an attic seeking playmates among the living.
8th Regiment Band of Rome
The 8th Regiment Band of Rome will have its 30th anniversary concert Sunday at 3 p.m. at Second Avenue Baptist Church, 823 E. Second Ave. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students and free for children under 6.