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Thursday 07/31/2014
10 windows damaged by shots at Shorter Avenue church
Updated: August 01, 2014 - 12:20 am

Rome police are investigating shots being fired at a Shorter Avenue church, reports state.

Floyd County Jail reports July 31, 8 a.m.
Posted: July 31, 2014

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

Pedestrian killed after being struck by SUV on Shorter Avenue identified
Updated: August 01, 2014 - 12:35 am

A Rome man who was hit and killed by an SUV while walking across Shorter Avenue was identified Thursday as 45-year-old Charles Darrell Reed.

Neighbor alerts sleeper to morning fire in Lindale; shed with paint, propane destroyed
Posted: July 31, 2014

A Lindale woman was dreaming of fireworks before a neighbor knocked on her door  to tell her that a storage shed behind her house was on fire.

Woman found near tracks dies in hospital
Updated: August 01, 2014 - 12:21 am

A Rome woman who was found alone and unconscious earlier this week near train tracks in South Rome died Wednesday as a result of her injuries.

Wednesday 07/30/2014
Recycling center fire sends haze downtown
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 7:29 am

A fire at the Rome-Floyd Recycling Center that started shortly before 10:30 p.m. sent clouds of smoke as far as the downtown area late Wednesday night.

2 Silver Creek men arrested, charged with meth possession
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 1:42 am

Two Silver Creek men are charged with felony meth possession after police said they found methamphetamine in their “immediate area” at their residence, reports stated.

Burglar busts window, cuts van's wire cage
Posted: July 30, 2014

A burglar busted a window and cut a wire cage to burglarize a van parked at a Calhoun business.

Escaped inmates try to sell assault rifle in Calhoun
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 4:44 pm

With a call to 911, a convenience store clerk Wednesday began an incident that would result in the capture of two escaped inmates.

Tuesday night prostitution sting nets 2 arrests
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 1:42 am

Two women arrested during a Rome police prostitution sting were released on bond Wednesday.

Air conditioner reported stolen from Solomon Temple Church
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 1:43 am

An Energy Star LG air conditioner was reported stolen from the window of Solomon Temple Church at 2109 Southern St. on Tuesday. According to Rome police reports, the air conditioner was valued at $500.

Wreck sends 2 to hospital
Posted: July 30, 2014

Two people were sent to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after a three-vehicle wreck at U.S. 27 and Walker Mountain Road, Rome police said.

Driver cited for following too closely in wreck on Redmond Circle, 3 violations of child restraint law
Posted: July 30, 2014

The driver of a Toyota Camry was cited for following too closely and three violation of child restraint laws.

Silver Creek man faces theft by receiving charge
Posted: July 30, 2014

A Silver Creek man accused of having stolen jewelry remained in jail Tuesday without bond, Floyd County Jail reports state.

Floyd County Jail report July 30, 8 a.m.
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 8:39 am

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

Man living in homeless shelter accused of vehicle theft
Posted: July 30, 2014

A man living in a homeless shelter had no bond Tuesday on a car theft accusation, Floyd County Jail records state.

Couple charged with burglary of Fosters Mill Road home
Posted: July 30, 2014

A couple charged with burglary remained in jail Tuesday without bond, Floyd County Jail reports state.

Work tools reported stolen from O’Charley’s
Posted: July 30, 2014

Rome police are investigating the theft of work tools from O’Charley’s, reports state.

Copper taken from St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
Posted: July 30, 2014

Rome police say 40 feet of copper pipe was stolen from St. Peter’s Episcopal Church.

Tuesday 07/29/2014
Floyd County Jail report, July 29, 8 p.m.
Posted: July 29, 2014

The Floyd County Jail releases arrest reports twice a day, at 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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