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Local News

Coosa High School hosts fourth Pop-up Food Market of the year

On the second Wednesday of every month Floyd County Schools hosts a Pop-up Food Market at one of their high schools, giving away 10,000 pou… Read more

Police issue murder warrant for teenager in Tuesday night shooting

Authorities have issued a murder warrant for a Rome teenager for the Tuesday night murder of Richard Jermaine Boatner, 35, of 131 Dodd Blvd… Read more

Tennessee Earthquake felt throughout North Georgia

A few early birds may have noticed objects in their house rattling around just after 4 a.m. Wednesday morning while others may have slept t… Read more

Southeastern Mills sells customized coating and seasonings division

Plant will continue to operate at Lindale location after acquisition by Kerry Read more

Brace yourselves, chicken is coming

Campers are ready to brave the chill for year-long meals at a favorite restaurant. Read more

Police & Fire

Police: Cave Spring man coerced teen into smoking pot

A Cave Spring man accused of giving marijuana to a 16-year-old boy was in jail without bond Wednesday on a child cruelty charge. Read more

Police issue murder warrant for teenager in Tuesday night shooting

Authorities have issued a murder warrant for a Rome teenager for the Tuesday night murder of Richard Jermaine Boatner, 35, of 131 Dodd Blvd… Read more

Report: Aragon man stole dump truck, scrap metal

An Aragon man charged with stealing a dump truck and thousands of pounds of scrap metal on the evening of Aug. 8 was released from jail Wed… Read more

Floyd County Jail arrest reports, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 8 a.m.

Floyd County Jail releases arrest reports at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily. Read more

Police call Tuesday night shooting a homicide investigation, murder warrant issued

Rome Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a Rome man, identified as Richard Boatner, 35, of 131 Dodd Boulevard, Tuesday night aro… Read more

Sports

PREP FOOTBALL: Rockmart stumbles in state championship game with 27-6 loss to Heard County

ATLANTA – Rockmart’s 61-year wait for its next shot at a football state championship didn’t end how the Jackets wanted. Read more

Weather Today

Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 30s.

Today

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Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 30s.

Humidity:84%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SE at 2 mph
Chance of Rain:10%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:37:02 AM
Sunset:05:31:18 PM

State/National

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Cooper highlights Trump, Cohen's dirty deeds

CNN's Anderson Cooper calls attention to the "dirty deeds" involving President Donald Trump and his former attorney Michael Cohen, who was … Read more

Get Ready to Race Through These Four Stories

Get fast and furious with race cars, toy cars, scooters and pure human will. Read more

Heck: Beginning of the end for Trump admin

Rep. Denny Heck (D-WA) comments on the sentencing of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, to three years in prison for … Read more

Internet lights up over Pelosi's sunglasses

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) gets the rock star treatment as the internet lights up over her shades. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports. Read more

Entertainment

Michelle Williams drops out of Broadway play on doctor's orders

Michelle Williams has stepped down from her role in the Broadway production of 'Once On This Island' - after being "advised by her doctors". Read more

Lily Collins didn't want fame because of her father

Lily Collins "never wanted" to be famous because of her father Phil Collins, as she always wanted to make sure she achieved success by herself. Read more

Chris Pratt is in a 'serious relationship' with Katherine Schwarzenegger

Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger are in a "serious relationship", but are still taking things day by day. Read more

Robin Thicke: My dad's death rattled my soul

Robin Thicke says the passing of his father Alan Thicke in 2016 "rattled his soul", and inspired him to write "meaningful" music. Read more

Post Malone line of Crocs sold out in minutes

Rapper Post Malone's second collaboration with Crocs sold out in ten minutes. CNN's Chloe Melas reports. Read more

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 30s.Wed
10%N/A° 34°
Cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the mid 40s.Thu
10%56° 46°
Rain with a few rumbles of thunder. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the upper 40s.Fri
80%52° 48°
Afternoon showers. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 40s.Sat
50%51° 43°
Cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the upper 30s.Sun
20%56° 38°
Sunshine. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the mid 30s.Mon
10%58° 34°
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 30s.Tue
10%55° 33°

Opinion

United for United

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Killer instinct

My dog, Dasher, died a week ago today from injuries she sustained in an apparent attack by a coyote. We have coyotes in our area. The hill … Read more

Obituaries

Reba Louise Coffee

Mrs. Reba Louise Coffee, age 59, of Bells Ferry Road, Rome, died Tuesday, December 11, 2018, following a brief illness. Read more

Dianne M. Cumming

Mrs. Dianne M. Cumming, 75, of Cartersville, Ga., passed away Monday, December 10, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Dianne was born D… Read more

Imogene Virginia Harkins Blankenship

Mrs. Imogene Virginia Harkins Blankenship, age 82, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at her residence. Read more