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Saturday 11/22/2014
7th annual Make a Child Smile Ball Drive underway
Posted: November 22, 2014

Santa is coming soon to the Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Georgia, and it will be up to the citizens of Rome and Floyd County to make sure he has something special to give.

Gas prices around Northwest Georgia remain on slow slide, cheapest prices in Chattanooga, Ringgold
Posted: November 22, 2014

Gas prices around Northwest Georgia continue their slow slide downward, but remain higher than prices in communities near the Tennessee-Georgia border, according to GasBuddy.com.

Grand jury indicts man in March 16 Stubbs shooting
Posted: November 22, 2014

Floyd County grand jurors indicted a Riverdale man on Friday in connection with a gang-related shooting, Superior Court records and authorities said.

Robinson buys 6.18 acres of former Chieftains land
Posted: November 22, 2014

Rome developer Wayne Robinson has purchased the 6.18 acres of land that Greater Community Bank foreclosed against Chieftains Museum Inc. earlier this year. Robinson paid $120,000 for the property.

Floyd County Jail reports, 8 a.m. Nov. 22
Posted: November 22, 2014

The Floyd County Jail releases its reports twice each day, at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Police shooting review in Bartow County district attorney’s hands
Posted: November 22, 2014

The Bartow County district attorney said Friday she is reviewing a Georgia Bureau of Investigation report on a fatal shooting by a police officer in Adairsville.

Rome weather: Sunny today, rain Sunday
Posted: November 22, 2014

Floyd County can expect sunny skies today, with rain rolling into the area on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

Police charge Rome man in Lovell St. home invasion
Posted: November 22, 2014

A Rome man accused of armed robbery during a home invasion was arrested Friday, according to Floyd County Jail records.

Candy cane hunt set for Town Green today
Posted: November 22, 2014

A special Downtown Rome Open House is taking place today, featuring trolley rides with Santa from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. A candy cane hunt for children will be at the Town Green at 1 p.m.

Marcella Gillham Hubbard
Posted: November 22, 2014

Marcella Gillham Hubbard, 90, of Rome, died Nov. 20, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

Johnny Freeman
Posted: November 22, 2014

Johnny Freeman, 68, of Rome, died Nov. 18, 2014. Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Blanche C. Tate
Posted: November 22, 2014

Blanche C. Tate, 96, of Rome, died Nov. 20, 2014. Daniel’s Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Tammy Sue Kendrick Lovingood
Posted: November 22, 2014

Tammy Sue Kendrick Lovingood, 51, of Waynesville, N.C., died Nov. 2, 2014. Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Shirley Ann Moore Rudisill
Posted: November 22, 2014

Shirley Ann Moore Rudisill, 72, of Rome, died Nov. 20, 2014. Daniel’s Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

L.D. Raines
Posted: November 22, 2014

L.D. Raines, of 1907 Nelm St., died Nov. 19, 2014. F.K. Jones has charge of the arrangements.

Macon A. Hutchens
Posted: November 22, 2014

Macon A. Hutchens, of Rome, died Nov. 21, 2014. F.K. Jones has charge of the arrangements.

Margaret J. Williams
Posted: November 22, 2014

Margaret J. Williams, 89, of Rome, died Nov. 20, 2014. Daniel’s Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Records: Drunk man threatens police officer
Posted: November 22, 2014

A Rome man accused of threatening a Rome police officer while intoxicated was behind bars at the Floyd County Jail on Friday evening.

Loftin C. Trueblood
Posted: November 22, 2014

Loftin C. Trueblood, 90, of Rome, died Nov. 17, 2014. Daniel’s Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Carol Ann Wacker
Posted: November 22, 2014

Carol Ann Wacker, 70, of Rome, died Nov. 21, 2014. The Oaknoll Chapel of Miller & Richards Funeral Home 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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