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Saturday 10/25/2014
Early voting today, Sunday; more than 2,000 have voted early
Posted: October 25, 2014

Floyd County residents can vote early today and Sunday at the Floyd County Administration Building in downtown Rome.

Floyd County Jail report, 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 9:28 am

The Floyd County Jail issues arrest reports twice daily, at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Saturday's weather: Sunny, highs in the upper 70's
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 9:18 am

The weekend continues with more pleasant weather as calm winds accompany sunny skies and a high near 77 in Rome today, according to the National Weather Service.

Man jailed on burglary, drug charges
Posted: October 25, 2014

A Rome man was behind bars at the Floyd County Jail on Friday evening on burglary and drug charges, according to jail records.

Sex offender failed to register address
Posted: October 25, 2014

A Rome man accused of failing to register his new address with the state sex offender registry remained behind bars at the Floyd County Jail on Friday.

Barge applies for Rome schools chief job; board chairman declines to confirm
Posted: October 25, 2014

State schools superintendent John Barge said Friday he’s applied for the open Rome City Schools superintendent job, an application the local school board chairman declined to confirm.

Warrant: Man sells drugs to undercover police officer
Posted: October 25, 2014

A Rome man accused of selling drugs to an undercover police officer remained behind bars late Friday, according to Floyd County Jail records.

Olens speaks to Exchange Club about child sex trafficking, prescription drug abuse
Posted: October 25, 2014

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has named Georgia as one of the worst states for the illegal sale and purchase of minors for sex, state Attorney General Sam Olens said.

Police: Man punched 12-year-old boy
Posted: October 25, 2014

A Rome man accused of hitting a 12-year-old boy was released from Floyd County Jail on $2,600 bail late Friday.

Alexander Brayden Crumbley
Posted: October 25, 2014

Alexander Brayden Crumbley, 16, of Kingston, died Oct. 22, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.

Helen Wright Dennard
Posted: October 25, 2014

Helen Wright Dennard, 95, of Rome, died Oct. 23, 2014. Daniel’s Funeral Home has charge of the funeral arrangements.

Lynwood Sevier Warmack
Posted: October 25, 2014

Lynwood Sevier Warmack, 88, of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, died Oct. 23, 2014. Settle-Wilder Funeral Home and Cremation Service of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, has charge of the funeral arrangements.

Clifford C. Ware
Posted: October 25, 2014

Clifford C. Ware, 98, of Rome, died Oct. 24, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.

Mary Sybil Burkhalter Simmons
Posted: October 25, 2014

Mary Sybil Burkhalter Simmons, 92, of Rome, died Oct. 21, 2014. Parnick Jennings Sr.’s Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of the funeral arrangements.

Warrant: Cedartown man stole tools, trailer from 98-year-old
Posted: October 25, 2014

A Cedartown man who allegedly stole several tools and a trailer from a 98-year-old man was arrested Friday.

Metro Task Force officers arrest man on several meth charges
Posted: October 25, 2014

A Rome man accused of selling meth to a police informant was arrested on Friday, according to Floyd County Jail records.

2 former court clerks plead guilty to false statements charges, sentenced to probation
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 12:33 am

Someone else could have lost their job because of the criminal actions taken by Connie Nadine May and Carol Corbin, two former Floyd County Courthouse employees who pleaded guilty on Friday and were sentenced to probation and community service.

Friday 10/24/2014
Floyd County Jail report, 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 8:08 pm

The Floyd County Jail issues arrest reports twice daily, at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Grand jury indicts mother on vehicular homicide charges
Posted: October 24, 2014

A Floyd County grand jury on Friday indicted a mother on a vehicular homicide for an April car wreck that took the life of her 7-year-old daughter.

Police: Man stole $120,000 in cargo
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 10:38 pm

Authorities say a man stole more than $100,000 in valuables from a Calhoun truck stop.

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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