Update: Zjuantavious Marquis Jackson, 25, has been found guilty this morning in Floyd County Superior Court. He was facing murder and other charges in connection with a shooting death on Copeland Street two years ago. He is scheduled to be sentenced April 13 at 9 a.m. before Judge Tami Colston.
At least one Floyd County chicken producer is taking the news of a confirmed outbreak of avian flu in Chattooga in stride.
The Floyd County Commission is considering construction of a double hangar at Richard B. Russell Regional Airport to help lure aviation-related industry to the publicly owned facility.
Shorter University has announced it has reached a “preliminary resolution” with former students who filed a class action lawsuit in federal court.
In a deal that took almost a year to materialize, Shanklin-Attaway American Legion Post 5 has agreed to sell its long-time post home off Shorter Avenue to make way for a new retail center, according to Steve Rood, post commander.
The Floyd County Commission reluctantly rejected on Tuesday an elderly couple’s bid to keep 12 pigs, two donkeys and a miniature horse at their house on less than an acre of land at 5109 Alabama Highway.
Public works crews with inmate labor and some community service workers have been hustling to spruce up Rome before people start thinking about spring cleaning.
A ship-themed playground is being installed at Ridge Ferry Park, along with a tot lot, and equipment for Banty Jones and Parks Hoke parks is slated for delivery in mid-April.
The story of a city boy, a country girl and a theater will come to life April 7, 8 and 9 as Floyd County Schools’ countywide musical production brings a little Gershwin to Northwest Georgia.
The Rome City Commission is asking Georgia’s U.S. senators and Rep. Tom Graves of Ranger to do what they can to protect municipal grant programs in the new federal budget.
The murder trial of the alleged triggerman in the 2015 shooting death of a man at a Copeland Street home during a robbery began Monday, according to prosecutors.
Lidl, a German discount grocery chain, will be the anchor tenant at a new 5-acre retail center slated for Shorter Avenue next to the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation headquarters.
A state inmate on a Floyd County Prison crew accused of walking off from his work detail while checking drains on Sproull Road is among those recently indicted.
If you want some springtime reading or perhaps are stocking up on beach reads for summer vacation, the Friends of the Library Paperback Book Sale may be just the ticket.
Jerry and Joyce Holland are expected to find out Tuesday if they can continue to keep 10 pigs as pets on their 0.72-acre property at 5109 Alabama Highway.
A teacher and his students are on a mission to preserve the personal histories of Lindale residents and former mill workers through a school project.
With two voting days left in the 2017 Georgia General Assembly session, Rep. Katie Dempsey, R-Rome, was celebrating passage of a measure she’s worked on for years.
UPDATE: Rome High School head wrestling coach Bryan Aspera is out of jail after turning himself in Friday morning after being accused of having sex with a minor female student.
UPDATE: A former city of Rome employee is charged with felony computer trespass and interference with government property after he reportedly deleted the Rome-Floyd GIS mapping data after he was terminated, jail reports stated.
The echo of shotgun blasts will ring across the ridges and valleys of the Rome region today as hunters don their camouflage in search of the elusive turkey.
From top gun to shining stars, the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office celebrated employees during its first awards dinner Friday night at the Civic Center.
Between standing still for hours, learning presentations in both English and Spanish and repeating their speeches dozens of times, Darlington School’s third-graders had a full — and possibly exhausting — day on Thursday.
Romans interested in the history of the local waterways are getting serious about efforts to preserve the old Myra H riverboat along with artifacts from the steamboat Dixie.
Although they have withdrawn a lawsuit over the discharge permitting process at Georgia Power’s Plant Hammond in Coosa and four other coal-fired plants, environmental groups claim the EPD’s new draft discharge permits aren’t stringent enough.
Nearly 400 teen tennis players and their families will converge on the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College this weekend for the 2017 USTA Georgia Bowl National Championships.
Cave Spring Elementary School is closer to its dream of an outdoor learning center, thanks to a $5,000 donation from the city’s Downtown Development Authority Thursday.
The first three units in the new Joe Wright Village public housing community are nearing completion, but are not likely to be rented until October at the earliest.