Last week was another good one for local real estate agents who appear to be closing 2014 with a bang. At least 15 single-family residential properties were sold in excess of $100,000 according the deeds recorded in the Floyd County Superior Court for the week.
The Floyd County Jail releases arrest reports twice a day - 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Today, the National Weather Service is forecasting a 20 percent chance of rain after 3 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 52. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
The initial bashfulness of a child being introduced to a law enforcement officer quickly gave way to joy Saturday.
Today marks the first official day of winter, even though it has been chilly since November.
By Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press
By Mike Lester, Washington Post Writers Group
A Florida woman accused of stabbing a man during an altercation at a Silver Creek home late Friday remained behind bars at the Floyd County Jail late Saturday.
A fire late Saturday night damaged a duplex at 67 Heritage Way and left 5 adults homeless. The Red Cross was being called to the scene shortly before midnight, according to 911.
The Floyd County Jail issues arrest reports twice daily, at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Police Commissioner William Bratton choked up at a news conference Saturday afternoon as he talked about the fatal shootings of two officers in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood.
Bratton says gunman Ismaaiyl (IHSH'-mayl) Brinsley shot and wounded his former girlfriend in Baltimore earlier Saturday and made posts from her Instagram account.
Authorities didn't get into the specifics of the contents of the posts, but two officials told The Associated Press that he posted about shooting two "pigs" in retaliation for the death of Eric Garner. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly.
Authorities say the gunman fatally shot himself after killing the officers.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in northwest Louisiana say a man wanted in Oklahoma killed himself during a chase, causing his truck to hit a car and seriously injure a couple.
Romans turned out Saturday for a walk to raise funds to help Roman Yvonne Brand defray medical expenses that are leading up to what her family hopes will be a heart transplant soon.
The Coosa Valley Fraternal Order of Police chapter had more than 50 law enforcement officers out shopping for Christmas with children in Rome Saturday.
The Floyd County Schools College and Career Academy robotics teams finished in 3rd and 5th place recently during a competition at North Floyd High School. A field of 41 teams competed.
A fall on the Pinhoti Trial has given Robert Torbert, 68, some time to relax in Cave Spring some 11 weeks into an expected 10-month hike from Florida to Maine.
Gas prices continue their slow decline downward toward the under $2 range in most of Northwest Georgia and in surrounding states, or stayed the same overnight as the cost of a regular gallon of gas continues a downward trend ahead of holiday travel.
The secret of a fast Pinewood Derby car isn’t its weight.
Some Floyd County deputies have started wearing the latest uniform accessories — body cameras.
The Floyd County jail issues intake reports twice daily, at 8 am.. and 8 p.m.
Paul Griffin, a longtime leader of the Rome Little Theatre and Historic DeSoto Theatre Foundation was honored with the William E. Fricks Award for service to the downtown community Friday. DDA Executive Director Ann Arnold told the downtown merchants gathered at the DeSoto Theatre for the annual Christmas Coffee Break, “His love for downtown is forever evident.”
Adairsville police have released video footage from a patrol car dashboard camera of a shootout at a Hardee's from last week.