Update: the Georgia State Patrol sent out the following news release around 11:11 p.m. concerning a wreck in Polk County that killed two people:
The Georgia State Patrol says the Walker County school bus driver who hit and killed a kindergartner Monday was not at fault.
Governor Nathan Deal recently swore in Dr. Brittney Wilson to the Career and Technical Education Advisory Commission.
As if runners needed an excuse to do another 5K, now there’s one with a waterslide at the end.
A Kingston woman who allegedly gave a fugitive her truck was behind bars at Floyd County Jail on Thursday.
New technology installed for the Floyd County Superior Court Clerk’s Office means greater efficiency and less mistakes, officials said.
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.
A Silver Creek woman accused of touching a young girl inappropriately was arrested on four outstanding warrants on Thursday.
Rome High drama students hope you will set your senses in a whirl and come to see “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.”
The Floyd County Jail releases arrest reports twice a day - 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
A Rome woman accused of stealing from the Clerk of Superior Court’s office was jailed Thursday.
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.
A Rome woman was behind bars at Floyd County Jail on Thursday facing elder abuse charges for allegedly attacking her mother.
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.
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.
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.”
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, 85, Cedar Bluff, Ala., died April 16, 2014. Perry Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.
Pauline Searcv Morris, 72, of 19 Lawton St., died April 11, 2014. F.K. Jones Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.
Pauline Latta, 83, of Rome, died April 16, 2014. Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.
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.
Adairsville police have released video footage from a patrol car dashboard camera of a shootout at a Hardee's from last week.