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Wednesday 08/20/2014
Prosecutors: Child molestation case will return to grand jury
Posted: August 20, 2014

A couple accused of molesting three children over six years will have their case returned to a grand jury, Floyd County prosecutors said Tuesday.

2014 ACT results: Georgia a leading state in Southeast
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 12:08 pm

August 20, 2014 – 2014 ACT results show Georgia at the top of the pack among Southeastern states, outperforming Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Florida, Alabama, West Virginia, and South Carolina.

Former Rome Health Spa site to be split for shops
Posted: August 20, 2014

The former Rome Health Spa site at Central Plaza might be divided into as many as three different retail shops in the future. The health spa closed July 10.

Voting open on the Rome News-Tribune Readers Choice Awards
Posted: August 20, 2014

The Rome News-Tribune Readers Choice Awards voting is a little different this year.

Floyd County Jail reports August 20, 8 a.m.
Posted: August 20, 2014

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

Heat index near 99 today, slight chance of rain and thunderstorms this afternoon
Posted: August 20, 2014

There is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m. with a high near 94 but a heat index as high as 99, according to the National Weather Service.

McCall building on South Broad Street could be down by end of year
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 8:21 am

Rome Community Development Director Bekki Fox wants to see the old McCall hospital building torn down by the end of the year.

Clay Bennett Cartoon
Posted: August 20, 2014

Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Tennis Center of Georgia site could shift after discovery of wet-weather streams
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 9:04 am

The final design for The Tennis Center of Georgia at Berry College is still months away, but the budget for the $11.9 million facility is all but set in stone.

Jerry Patrick Trammell Sr.
Posted: August 20, 2014

Jerry Patrick Trammell Sr., 77, of Shannon, died Aug. 18, 2014. Fred Talley’s Parkview Chapel Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements. 

Della Morris Brandon
Posted: August 20, 2014

Della Morris Brandon, 94, of 906 N. Fifth Ave., died Aug. 18, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

James Malcolm Burns
Posted: August 20, 2014

James Malcolm Burns, 88, of Highland Ave., died Aug. 16, 2014. Daniel’s Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Irene Godfrey Langston
Posted: August 20, 2014

Irene Godfrey Langston, 86, of Rome, died Aug. 18, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

Cedartown man charged with taking metal tank
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 9:03 am

A Cedartown man was in jail Tuesday night after being charged with taking a metal tank from a person he sold it to, according to Floyd County Jail reports.

Tuesday 08/19/2014
Elderly couple found in Marietta after being reported missing on Friday
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 1:56 am

An elderly couple that disappeared after they left a Rome house last week was found early Tuesday in Marietta, Floyd County police said.

Adairsville man treated, released from FMC after car overturns
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 6:26 am

An Adairsville man was taken to the hospital after his vehicle overturned in an early Tuesday wreck, Georgia State Patrol officials said.

Floyd County Jail report, Aug. 18, 8 p.m.
Updated: August 19, 2014 - 8:11 pm

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

Harbin, Redmond CEOs take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Updated: August 19, 2014 - 8:11 pm

Dr. Ken Davis, president and CEO of Harbin Clinic, took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Tuesday.

Former state representative Reece joins Carter’s campaign for governor
Posted: August 19, 2014

Barbara Massey Reece, who represented parts of Floyd County for 14 years in the Georgia General Assembly, has joined Sen. Jason Carter’s campaign for governor.

Coroner: Rome man dies of natural causes in his driveway
Updated: August 19, 2014 - 2:43 pm

Authorities say a Rome man died Tuesday morning of natural causes inside his stationary car while in his driveway.

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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