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Tuesday 09/16/2014
Man initially released during investigation arrested moments later
Posted: September 16, 2014

A Rome man initially released by police during an investigation was arrested moments later on drug charges and remained Tuesday in the Floyd County Jail without bond, Rome police said.

Judge: Michelle Reynolds' children can visit her in prison once they are adults
Updated: September 16, 2014 - 12:40 pm

A Floyd County Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that Michelle Reynolds’ adult children will be able to visit her in prison.

Next phase begins for Fannin Hall as SPLOST project works to keep original details in $2.3 million facelift
Posted: September 16, 2014

CAVE SPRING — While not exactly a shell of its former self, Fannin Hall is a little less familiar on the inside.

McHenry Primary and West Central Elementary listed in Georgia's Highest-Progress Schools
Updated: September 16, 2014 - 11:53 am

September 16, 2014 – The Georgia Department of Education today released its 2014 list of Reward Schools, designated as part of the state’s waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

Back to school: Young Romans resumes full publication
Posted: September 16, 2014

Young Romans is back with its first issue of the 2014-2015 school year on Wednesday.

UPDATE: City of Cedartown to take over hospital building when new facility opens
Updated: September 16, 2014 - 11:54 am

Intergovernmental agreement approved between city and Polk County for 911 facility in basement

Public invited to anti-bullying forum tonight at Rome Civic Center
Posted: September 16, 2014

Local agencies are joining together this evening to provide the confidence and the knowledge to combat bullying among children and teenagers.

Recreation board decides to keep budget level, negotiating Barron Stadium leases
Posted: September 16, 2014

With a shrinking allocation over the past few years and uncertainty regarding agreements with the city and the county, the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority has decided to not make any changes to its 2015 budget.

Neaton Rome announces $8 million expansion, at least 50 new jobs
Updated: September 16, 2014 - 8:53 am

Neaton Rome announced its fifth major expansion of their facility at 1634 Technology Parkway in Rome this morning. The company makes a variety of parts for Nissan and Honda vehicles ranging from steering wheels to airbag modules, interior and exterior trim and more.

Floyd County Jail reports Sept. 9, 24-hour report
Posted: September 16, 2014

The Floyd County Jail releases reports twice a day - 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Cooler weather expected through weekend; Mickler: Not too late to transplant vegetables
Updated: September 16, 2014 - 8:13 am

Romans can expect the arrival of cooler temperatures to linger at least through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

ACC OKs outdoor drinks at DeSoto Theatre for patron's party before concert
Posted: September 16, 2014

The space in front of the DeSoto Theatre will feature bartenders and alcohol this Saturday, but only for those who attend a pre-concert party at the Broad Street venue (map).

Frances Harris Gordon
Posted: September 16, 2014

Frances Harris Gordon, 79, of Rome, died Sept. 12, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.   

Eunice Kelly Deason
Posted: September 16, 2014

Eunice Kelly Deason, 94, of Rome, died Sept. 15, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

John William Davis
Posted: September 16, 2014

John William Davis, 74, of Rome, died Sept. 15, 2014. Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Alicia Elizabeth Chapman
Posted: September 16, 2014

Alicia Elizabeth Chapman, 43, of 3 N. Blanche Ave., died Sept. 13, 2014. Wright Memorial Mortuary has charge of the arrangements.

Brenda Sue Casey
Posted: September 16, 2014

Brenda Sue Casey, 62, of Rome, died Sept. 15, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

Intruders say they were hiding from police; items found missing
Posted: September 16, 2014

A couple found in the yard of a Kirton Street home told the residents they were hiding from police, and left the scene before items were discovered missing from the house, Rome police said.

Mary Ruth Gribble
Posted: September 16, 2014

Mary Ruth Gribble, 94, of Rome, died Sept. 14, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

Willene S. Underwood
Posted: September 16, 2014

Willene S. Underwood, 78, of Rome, died. Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Tuesday 11/12/2013
1. UPDATE: Video released of Adairsville shootout
Updated: January 02, 2014 - 7:33 pm

Adairsville police have released video footage from a patrol car dashboard camera of a shootout at a Hardee's from last week.

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Wednesday 11/06/2013
2. Sinkhole found under Cave Spring quadruplex
Updated: November 07, 2013 - 12:52 pm

CAVE SPRING — A large sinkhole under a Park Street apartment forced one tenant to find somewhere else to stay Tuesday night, said Cave Spring fire officials.

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