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Tuesday 09/02/2014
Police: Driver charged with possession of hydrocodone, had already taken a pill
Posted: September 02, 2014

A Rome man found with suspected hydrocodone during a traffic stop remained in jail Tuesday without bond, Floyd County Jail reports state.

Report: Drug possession suspect captured after shoving police, fleeing
Posted: September 02, 2014

A Rome man found with drugs who then ran from police remained in jail Tuesday without bond, Floyd County Jail reports state.

2 women, NAACP plan Rome march for peace, justice in support of Ferguson
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 11:59 am

Two Rome women decided it was time to show local support for the residents of Ferguson, Missouri, and ask for justice for Michael Brown.

Geocaching event filling up local hotel and campgrounds on Oct. 15-19
Posted: September 02, 2014

Andi Beyer and Jim Williamson are expecting one of the largest crowds for an event in Rome this year when they host a Geocaching Mega-Event on Oct. 15-19.

AAA: Labor Day gas prices hit 4 year low, prices fell nearly 10 cents through the month of August
Posted: September 02, 2014

Gas prices remained stable through the Labor Day holiday weekend as 29.7 million people gassed up the vehicle for a road trip. Prices were the cheapest for the holiday since 2010. Compared to last year's Labor Day, the average price was 15 cents cheaper nationwide, 19 cents cheaper in Florida, 20 cents cheaper in Georgia and 18 cents cheaper in Tennessee.

Floyd school board to get report on summer feeding program, present distinguished service awards
Posted: September 02, 2014

The Floyd County school board will hear a special report on the summer feeding program during their meeting tonight.

No charges to be filed against Cedartown teen who struck cyclist
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 9:36 am

There will be no charges filed against the teenager involved in a fatal bicycle wreck on Hardin Road on Labor Day.

Floyd County Jail reports Sept. 2, 8 a.m. report
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 9:22 am

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

Georgia Highlands College campus is closed in Floyd County today after power outage
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 9:38 am

Floyd Campus is closed today due to major power outage due to a bad cable, according to a Georgia Power representative. All other locations are open as usual today.

Recipe for success: Former Roman returns to learn barbecue from fundraiser
Posted: September 02, 2014

The majority of the crowd at the Rome Civic Center on Labor Day morning came to grab some yummy food, but one man came to learn from the masters.

Mike Lester Cartoon
Posted: September 02, 2014

Mike Lester, Washington Post Writers Group

Warrant: Summerville man broke camera, put it in toilet
Posted: September 02, 2014

A Summerville man remained in jail without bond Monday night on accusations he broke a woman’s camera, put it in the toilet and then threw her to the ground, Floyd County Jail reports state.

No relief in weather any time soon with highs to stay in low 90s
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 8:14 am

If you thought September would bring an immediate slide into cooler temperatures, think again.

Ronald A. Godfrey
Posted: September 02, 2014

Ronald A. Godfrey, 66, of Rome, died Aug. 30, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.

Jarvis Wesley Legg
Posted: September 02, 2014

Jarvis Wesley Legg, 59, of 5 Raintree Drive, Silver Creek, died Aug. 31, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.

Robert Ray Long Sr.
Posted: September 02, 2014

Robert Ray Long Sr., 84, of Rome, died Aug. 31, 2014. Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of the funeral arrangements.

Deborah Jean Blackwell
Posted: September 02, 2014

Deborah Jean Blackwell, 63, of 800 N. Fifth Ave., died Aug. 30, 2014. F.K. Jones has charge of the funeral arrangements.

Jeanette Ballard Brock
Posted: September 02, 2014

Jeanette Ballard Brock, 77, of Rome, died Aug. 30, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.

Sandra Faye Bowen
Posted: September 02, 2014

Sandra Faye Bowen, 51, of Rome, died Aug. 30, 2014. Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of the funeral arrangements.

Floyd Medical Center patient accused of threatening staff
Posted: September 02, 2014

Police arrested a Floyd Medical Center patient Monday after they say he threatened staff while on the phone.

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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