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Wednesday 11/26/2014
Bekaert CEO: We're committed to Rome plant operations, will rebuild
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Bekaert confirmed this morning that it will rebuild and equip damaged parts of the manufacturing plant to restore full plant operations, said Bekaert CEO Matthew Taylor.

Bakery offers gingerbread house classes, celebrates with log cabin, animal fun
Posted: November 26, 2014

Those wanting to get into the holiday spirit should stroll down Broad Street and look in Honeymoon Bakery’s window.

Sunny with a high near 53, sunny and cooler on Thanksgiving
Posted: November 26, 2014

It's going to be mostly sunny with a high near 53 today and a low around 34, according to the National Weather Service.

Floyd County Jail reports Nov. 26, 8 a.m.
Posted: November 26, 2014

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

Rome BOE names Mike Buck as new school superintendent
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 8:31 am

The Rome Board of Education named Mike Buck as the new Rome City Schools superintendent during a called meeting on Wednesday.

Dog attack sends Calhoun woman to emergency room
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 8:49 am

A Calhoun woman checking her mail sustained injuries when a dog attacked her.

Clay Bennett Cartoon
Posted: November 26, 2014

Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Child's mother, man arraigned on murder charge in 1-year-old Journey Ann Cowart's death in Bartow County
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 8:50 am

A man and woman accused in the death of a 1-year-old girl appeared Tuesday before a Bartow County judge for their arraignment — the next step before their case reaches trial.

GUEST COLUMN: Look for a pet at animal control
Posted: November 26, 2014

Over a year ago, my boss first sent me with one of our interns to take pictures of a few pets at the Floyd County Animal Control shelter. I went overboard and took pictures of all the creatures in cages, and updated my personal Facebook page with every precious potential pet up for adoption.

GUEST COLUMN: Support your local artists
Posted: November 26, 2014

I think people would be amazed to realize the undiscovered, local talent there is in Rome.

Frankie Briggs Traylor
Posted: November 26, 2014

Frankie Briggs Traylor, 86, of Rome, died Nov. 21, 2014. SouthCare Cremation & Funeral Society of Marietta has charge of the arrangements.

Charis C. Jennings
Posted: November 26, 2014

Charis C. Jennings, 86, of Rome, died Nov. 24, 2014. Parrott Funeral Home & Crematory of Fairburn has charge of the arrangements.

Warrant: Man sent sexual pics to policeman posing as 14-year-old girl
Posted: November 26, 2014

A Rome man was being held without bond Tuesday night after he allegedly sent lewd photos to an undercover police officer posing as a 14-year-old girl, according to Floyd County Jail reports.

Man charged with damaging property at bank
Posted: November 26, 2014

A Rome man is accused of causing damage at a local bank early Tuesday morning, according to Floyd County Jail reports.

Report: Man took $40 from Paris Drive residence
Posted: November 26, 2014

A Rome man was in jail Tuesday night after he allegedly forced his way into a residence and took $40, according to Floyd County Jail reports.

Reminder: Tree removal will disrupt Dean Avenue traffic today; project to take much of the day
Posted: November 26, 2014

Dean Avenue will be open to traffic today but motorists should know delays will be likely as workers cut down a massive oak tree in the 1500 block, Rome arborist Terry Paige said.

AIDS quilt panels on display at library
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 2:06 am

Panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt are on display at the Rome-Floyd County Library on Riverside Parkway. The panels memorializing those who have died from the disease will be on display through Dec. 3. World AIDS Day is Monday.

3 sent to hospital, 1 critical, after Rockmart Highway wreck
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 1:56 am

The bystanders raced Tuesday morning toward the wrecked Toyota Tercel off Rockmart Highway (map).

Tuesday 11/25/2014
Judge denies motion to remove defense attorney in after-prom party sexual battery case
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 1:48 am

A defense attorney in the case of three Calhoun men accused of an after-prom sexual assault will remain on the case despite prosecutors’ misgivings, a Gilmer County Superior Court judge ruled.

Rev. Carey Ingram named grand marshal of Rome Christmas Parade, slated Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 2:01 am

The Rev. Carey Ingram, pastor of Lovejoy Baptist Church in South Rome for the past 28 years, has been selected to serve as grand marshal of the 2014 Rome Christmas Parade.

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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