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Wednesday 07/30/2014
Rep. Lumsden named Policy Maker of the Year by the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education
Posted: July 30, 2014

State Representative Eddie Lumsden (R-Armuchee) has been named the 2014 Policy Maker of the Year by the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education.

Wreck sends 2 to hospital
Posted: July 30, 2014

Two people were sent to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after a three-vehicle wreck at U.S. 27 and Walker Mountain Road, Rome police said.

Outdoor store Cabela’s to open Aug. 21 in Acworth
Posted: July 30, 2014

The 100,000-square-foot Cabela’s outdoor store in Acworth is set to open its doors Aug. 21.

Driver cited for following too closely in wreck on Redmond Circle, 3 violations of child restraint law
Posted: July 30, 2014

The driver of a Toyota Camry was cited for following too closely and three violation of child restraint laws.

Propane tanks cause minor 'explosion' in Lindale shed fire
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 10:23 am

A neighbor noticed flames and heard loud popping and an "explosion" as a shed burst into flames on East Second Street in Lindale this morning.

GDOT seeking public input on state’s transportation needs and funding
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 9:39 am

ATLANTA – As state and national leaders consider alternatives for funding future transportation needs, the Georgia Department of Transportation wants to know what Georgians would like in their 21st Century transportation system and how they recommend paying for it.

Silver Creek man faces theft by receiving charge
Posted: July 30, 2014

A Silver Creek man accused of having stolen jewelry remained in jail Tuesday without bond, Floyd County Jail reports state.

Law focuses on protecting athletes following concussions
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 9:09 am

All athletics come with some inherent risk, especially for younger participants in the midst of their developmental years.

Calhoun to get new new RaceTrac, Dunkin Donuts, industrial building
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 10:05 am

The Ga. 53 corridor in Calhoun is experiencing a building boom. A new Popeye’s has just opened. A new freestanding Subway is nearing completion and ground has been broken for a new RaceTrac fuel station and Dunkin’ Donuts.

Another nice day - high near 84 with a low around 62, rain likely Friday
Posted: July 30, 2014

It's going to be another nice day as cooler air lowers temperatures and humidity. Today's high is expected near 84 with the low around 62 tonight, according to the National Weather Service.

Floyd County Jail report July 30, 8 a.m.
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 8:39 am

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

Man living in homeless shelter accused of vehicle theft
Posted: July 30, 2014

A man living in a homeless shelter had no bond Tuesday on a car theft accusation, Floyd County Jail records state.

Mike Buck asks for recount in Republican state school superintendent race
Posted: July 30, 2014

A statewide recount initiated by former Rome High principal Mike Buck will occur over the next 36 hours, a process that must be completed by noon Thursday.

Truck stop plans to add hotel adjacent to LakePoint
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 7:37 am

Emerson Mayor Al Pallone said Tuesday that the city of Emerson is reviewing plans for an 80-room hotel on the Love's Truck Stop  property adjacent to the LakePoint Sporting Community and Town Center development.

Couple charged with burglary of Fosters Mill Road home
Posted: July 30, 2014

A couple charged with burglary remained in jail Tuesday without bond, Floyd County Jail reports state.

Retailers preparing for sales tax holiday Friday and Saturday
Posted: July 30, 2014

Those looking for good bargains on clothes, computers and school supplies will get the chance to save 7 percent on selected items in Floyd County this weekend.

Clay Bennett Cartoon
Posted: July 30, 2014

By Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Clay Bennett Cartoon
Posted: July 30, 2014

By Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Loyle Scott Ames
Posted: July 30, 2014

Loyle Scott Ames, 88, died July 26, 2014. Southcare Cremation & Funeral Society of Marietta has charge of the arrangements.

Work tools reported stolen from O’Charley’s
Posted: July 30, 2014

Rome police are investigating the theft of work tools from O’Charley’s, reports state.

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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