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Friday 04/18/2014
Man arrested on terroristic threat, battery charges
Posted: April 18, 2014

A Lindale man who allegedly hit a woman in front of a 13-year-old girl was jailed Thursday.

One fatality, several others injured, treated after week of wrecks
Posted: April 18, 2014

Several separate wrecks with serious injuries — and a confirmed fatality — made for a busy week of lengthy rescues and investigations for police and emergency crews.

Medical facility evacuated for smell of smoke
Posted: April 18, 2014

Floyd Medical Center spokesman Bill Fortenberry said the smell of smoke in one of the healthcare provider’s facilities forced its evacuation for a short time Thursday morning.

Thursday 04/17/2014
Small kitchen fire doused at Harvest Moon
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 2:44 am

Rome-Floyd fire officials said a small grease fire at a downtown eatery late Thursday was out before their arrival.

Floyd County Jail report, April 17, 8 p.m.
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 8:35 pm

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

UPDATE: Coroner identifies cyclist killed on U.S. 411
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 3:27 am

Authorities have identified the bicyclist killed Wednesday night on U.S. 411. 

Update: Woman remains in critical condition after wreck on Calhoun Road
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 3:27 am

A Floyd County woman that was involved in a one-vehicle wreck was listed in critical condition Thursday afternoon at a Chattanooga area hospital.

Report: Man threatened to kill estranged wife, broke into her home
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 2:02 am

Police arrested a Rome man early Thursday who allegedly broke into his estranged wife’s residence and threatened to kill a man that was there then later threatened her life, according to Floyd County Jail reports.

Police find a gun, drugs and an infant in a car - 2 men arrested
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 2:01 am

Two Rome men remained in jail Thursday morning after they were found with drugs, a loaded gun and an infant in their car, according to Floyd County Jail reports.

Authorities: Shooting in Nickelsville ruled a suicide
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 10:06 am

UPDATE: Authorities have ruled the shooting a suicide. No further information will be released.

Floyd County Jail reports April 17, 8 a.m.
Posted: April 17, 2014

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

Teal ribbons for Sexual Assault Awareness
Posted: April 17, 2014

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and advocates with the Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia hope teal ribbons on police vehicles get people’s attention.

Rome man accused of hitting woman in front of 2 girls
Posted: April 17, 2014

A Rome man accused of hitting a woman in front of two girls remained in jail Wednesday under bond, authorities said.

Children improving after surviving wreck on Rockmart Road
Posted: April 17, 2014

The report was “good” Wednesday afternoon for the three children in a two-car wreck on Rockmart Road earlier this week.

Overturned 4-wheeler leads to lengthy rescue, man in hospital
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 3:27 am

It took first responders a total of five hours — in two separate searches Wednesday — to rescue an injured Coosa man who police say fled into woods between Garden Lakes Parkway and Alabama Highway after he was involved in a four-wheeler wreck.

Wednesday 04/16/2014
5-vehicle wreck slows traffic on Turner McCall near Avenue A
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 2:14 am

Police said the driver of 1999 Dodge Durango was cited for causing a five-vehicle pileup on Turner McCall Boulevard Wednesday afternoon.

Cedar Bluff, Ala., man dies in 2-vehicle wreck
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 2:15 am

A Cedar Bluff, Ala., man died early Wednesday in a Cherokee County wreck involving an 18-wheeler carrying chickens, officials said.

Floyd County Jail report, 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 16
Posted: April 16, 2014

The Floyd County Jail issues arrest reports twice daily, at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Rome man arrested with nearly 160 pounds of marijuana in Texas
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 2:59 pm

State troopers arrested a Georgia man and seized about 160 pounds of marijuana Wednesday during a traffic stop on Interstate 40 near Bushland.

Floyd County Jail reports April 16, 8 a.m.
Posted: April 16, 2014

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

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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