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Saturday 04/19/2014
Model High alum scratching out novels from Lyerly residence
Posted: April 19, 2014

Matt Curry can’t keep his creativity to himself. He’s sending it out to the world via a new book and a quirky blog.

Floyd County Jail report, 8 a.m. Saturday, April 19
Posted: April 19, 2014

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

UPDATE: Two Carrollton women killed in Polk County wreck
Updated: April 19, 2014 - 9:48 am

Polk County Deputy Coroner Tony Brazier has identified the two women that were killed in a wreck on Ga. 100 on Friday night as Cynthia Baltazar, 35, and Emily Brook McIntosh, 30, both of Carrollton.

Saturday forecast: Periods of light rain expected throughout today
Updated: April 19, 2014 - 9:43 am

While heavy rains are not in the forecast, today's weather is expected to remain wet and mostly cloudy according to the National Weather Service.

Clocktower Classic bring para-athletes to Rome April 24-27
Posted: April 19, 2014

The 10th edition of the Clocktower Classic handcycling events will roll in and around Rome next week.

Convicted killer Neelley challenges law blocking parole
Posted: April 19, 2014

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Convicted killer Judith Ann Neelley is suing in federal court to try to overturn a law that prevents her from seeking parole.

Ellen Inez Wimpee
Posted: April 19, 2014

Ellen Inez Wimpee, 79, of 1526 Old Cave Spring Road, died April 18, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

Frank Bain Quarles Jr.
Posted: April 19, 2014

Frank Bain Quarles Jr., 87, of Lindale, died April 17, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

Rain not expected to stop races, Steeplechase, egg hunt
Posted: April 19, 2014

The slight threat of drizzling rain throughout the morning might make for soggy conditions and gray skies, but isn’t expected to stop today’s planned events — which include foot races, horse races and an egg hunt.

Friday 04/18/2014
Investigation clears bus driver in fatal Walker County school bus accident
Updated: April 19, 2014 - 8:20 am

The investigation of a fatal school bus accident in Walker County has cleared the driver of any fault.

Floyd County Jail report, 8 p.m. Friday, April 18
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 8:35 pm

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

Trade group seeks to capitalize on Georgia's biggest industry no one ever heard of
Posted: April 18, 2014

ATLANTA -- Frequent business flyers across the country know they're likely to make connections in Georgia on their way, but few executives realize how many of their financial transactions also pass through the state.

Rain, showers likely today with wind gusts possible up to 35 mph
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 3:45 pm

There is a 70 percent chance of showers today and much of our area is under a wind advisory as we could see wind gusts up to 35 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

Report: Walker County school bus driver not at fault in student death
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 11:31 am

The Georgia State Patrol says the Walker County school bus driver who hit and killed a kindergartner Monday was not at fault.

Calhoun City Schools' Wilson named to state commission
Posted: April 18, 2014

Governor Nathan Deal recently swore in Dr. Brittney Wilson to the Career and Technical Education Advisory Commission.

Price for Waterfest 5K, fun run will go up after Saturday
Posted: April 18, 2014

As if runners needed an excuse to do another 5K, now there’s one with a waterslide at the end.

New technology for clerk’s office to improve efficiency with online filing for land records
Posted: April 18, 2014

New technology installed for the Floyd County Superior Court Clerk’s Office means greater efficiency and less mistakes, officials said.

Kingston woman charged with hindering an arrest, obstruction
Posted: April 18, 2014

A Kingston woman who allegedly gave a fugitive her truck was behind bars at Floyd County Jail on Thursday.

Department of Corrections and Floyd County Prison re-entry initiative
Posted: April 18, 2014

Floyd County Prison was selected by the Georgia Department of Corrections to be one of three pilot programs in the State’s Re-entry Initiative.

Silver Creek woman faces 4 counts of child molestation
Posted: April 18, 2014

A Silver Creek woman accused of touching a young girl inappropriately was arrested on four outstanding warrants on Thursday.

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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