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Friday 04/18/2014
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.

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.

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.

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.

Rome High spring musical 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' offers something for everyone
Posted: April 18, 2014

Rome High drama students hope you will set your senses in a whirl and come to see “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.”

Floyd County Jail reports April 18, 8 a.m.
Posted: April 18, 2014

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

Report: Woman took Clerk of Court office supplies valued at $115
Posted: April 18, 2014

A Rome woman accused of stealing from the Clerk of Superior Court’s office was jailed Thursday.

Julia Russell in Rome for rehab recovering after a wreck that took her husband’s life
Posted: April 18, 2014

Healing will continue for the family of the late Rev. Nim B. Russell, but the outpouring of support has helped it along, according to his youngest daughter.

Rome woman allegedly hit, bit her 65-year-old mother
Posted: April 18, 2014

A Rome woman was behind bars at Floyd County Jail on Thursday facing elder abuse charges for allegedly attacking her mother.

Family Fun Day at Georgia Highlands to honor military children, families
Posted: April 18, 2014

Bringing a little patriotism and family-oriented fun to Georgia Highlands College this weekend, GHC’s chapter of the Student Veterans of America has teamed up with the Georgia Army National Guard Family Program to host a Veterans Family Fun Day on the Floyd campus.

FRIDAY BLOG: Back toward normal is ... progress
Posted: April 18, 2014

AFTER A WINTER with far too many snow days for schoolchildren, parents can only share the obvious delight of the Rome school superintendent and Board of Education in announcing that in the next calendar year, 2014-15, the days of being snowed under by state government that put education funding in a secondary role are coming to an end.

FRIDAY BLOG: Longer scenic walk needed
Posted: April 18, 2014

WITH WORK PLEASING TO BOTH eye and foot winding up on the east side of Broad Street to repair two decades of wear/tear/ice damage to the Streetscape look, the difference is not difficult to appreciate even with the river-gravel “before” now replaced by a smooth-walking “after.”

FRIDAY BLOG: Can’t wait to drink this in
Posted: April 18, 2014

GOOD IDEAS ARE SORT of like a can or bottle of Coke. Very attractive to look at but the real pleasure comes from popping the top and getting to consume the contents.

Doris A. Pearson
Posted: April 18, 2014

Doris A. Pearson, 85, Cedar Bluff, Ala., died April 16, 2014. Perry Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Pauline Searcv Morris
Posted: April 18, 2014

Pauline Searcv Morris, 72, of 19 Lawton St., died April 11, 2014. F.K. Jones Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Pauline Latta
Posted: April 18, 2014

Pauline Latta, 83, of Rome, died April 16, 2014. Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Pauline Majorie Wooten Dillard
Posted: April 18, 2014

Pauline Majorie Wooten Dillard, 89, of 212 Bethel Church Road, Silver Creek, died April 17, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

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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