Someone else could have lost their job because of the criminal actions taken by Connie Nadine May and Carol Corbin, two former Floyd County Courthouse employees who pleaded guilty on Friday and were sentenced to probation and community service.
ELLIJAY — A recent high school graduate who stumbled upon the alleged sexual assault of a woman at an after-prom party for Calhoun High students testified Thursday that the contact was consensual — a corroboration one defense attorney needs if he’s to stay on the case.
It's going to warm back up this weekend with highs near 80 and sunny skies but remain a little bit cooler today with the high near 72, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight lows will drop to near 45.
Floyd County officials are looking into whether repairs to equipment at three of the 10 towers in the countywide digital emergency communication system are covered under warranty.
Political traffic through Rome is increasing as the Nov. 4 election nears, and State School Superintendent John Barge made waves again Thursday as the Republican endorsed the Democrat in the race to succeed him. He also announced Friday that he has applied for the Rome City Schools superintendent position.
Thirteen days before her wedding day, Alyshia Burris wasn’t sure what was going to happen.
What would your last meal be? Many people have joked about that question and others have contemplated the correct answer. To me, it’s not a death-row question. It’s a memory question.
By Mike Lester, Washington Post Writers Group
The Georgia Department of Labor said 307 more Floyd County residents were working in September than in August. Coupled with a drop in the workforce of 132 residents, it decreased Floyd County’s unemployment rate to 7.5 percent in September from 8.4 percent in August.
Darlington School was on a “Code Red” lockdown for nearly two and half hours Thursday evening after a man with a gun robbed a nearby Cave Spring Road convenience store.
The Floyd County Jail releases arrest reports twice a day, at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — North Americans, get set for the fourth and final eclipse of the year.
Sam Nunn, former U.S. senator from Georgia, will be in Rome on Monday at 2 p.m. ad the Floyd County Democratic Party headquarters, 5 Broad St. Nunn's daughter, Michelle Nunn, is running for the U.S. Senate against Republican David Perdue.
Rome police have issued arrest warrants for one of the men they say robbed the One Stop Shop on Maple Street early Sunday and was shot by the clerk.
Gordon Hospital and the Calhoun-Gordon County Public Safety departments are actively preparing for a “what if” public health scenario should a threat like Ebola materialize in Calhoun and Gordon County.
Two local pastors will be taking a literal leap of faith Sunday as they skydive to raise funds for Murphy-Harpst children’s centers.
It's going to be sunny with a high near 69 and a low around 42, according to the National Weather Service.
Construction of a new boat ramp into the Etowah River at the U.S. 411 bridge in Bartow County (map) is well underway. The Rome-based Coosa River Basin Initiative provided $20,000 in grant money to help finance the ramp.
The Floyd County Jail releases arrest reports twice a day - 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
A Model High student killed in a single-vehicle wreck on Ward Mountain Road on Wednesday was remembered by school officials and his peers for his intelligence, love of bowling and lovable personality.
Adairsville police have released video footage from a patrol car dashboard camera of a shootout at a Hardee's from last week.