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Boaz woman pleads guilty to theft
A Boaz Woman plead guilty to stealing nearly $30,000 from her employer. Teresa Rollins Ashley appeared before Circuit Judge Chris Able on Monday and pled guilty to theft. She was charged with stealing money from Smart Start Pediatrics.
‘Hometown, family, Christmas traditions’
Shine a little light this Christmas season by being slow to argue and quick to show love. Well, good morning, Fort Payne, Alabama from Fort Payne Main Street, and hello, December.
Centre Police Report Two Accidents On Sunday Afternoon And One Early Monday Morning
The Centre Police Department reports three motor vehicle accidents that occurred over the last couple of days. A single vehicle accident occurred at 2:20 p.m. Sunday on the Bypass near the Cherokee County Career and Tech School involving a 1998 Jeep Wrangler. The driver, 30 year old Benjamin Wissler
Report: Man found driving on a suspended license in a stolen car
Police stopped a man on Monday morning on Maple Street where they say he was driving on a suspended license in a stolen vehicle. Daryl Wayne Stamey Jr., 27, of 414 Cedar Ave., was stopped by police and found to be driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen. He was also driving under a suspended
School closings & delays for Tuesday, Dec. 11
Some schools in the Tennessee Valley are delaying their start time on Tuesday, Dec. 11 due to possible road or weather conditions. - Albertville City Schools – Delayed 2 hours Tuesday. All employees will delay.
Man charged with stabbing another in the stomach
Police responded to a domestic dispute on Morning Lake Road where they say a Rome man beat and stabbed another individual in the stomach. Michael Wade Hastings Jr., 29, of 83 Morning Lake Road, was arrested Monday afternoon at his home. Hastings struck the victim in the back of the head with a close
Homeless man facing meth charge after arrest at RaceTrac
A homeless man facing felony drug charges was in jail without bond Sunday night. Bobby Daniel Colding, 35, listed as homeless in Armuchee, was arrested Saturday night at the RaceTrac convenience store, 3006 Martha Berry Blvd.
Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop
A Chattooga County man is currently being held in the Floyd County Jail without bond, after being caught with drugs by the Rome/Floyd Metro Drug Task Force. Brian Ranard Wiggins, age 33 of a Highway 114 Lyerly address was arrested after being stopped on Highway 100 in western Floyd County.
Dolly Parton's younger brother dead at 61
SEVIERVILLE — Floyd Estel Parton, the brother of country superstar Dolly Parton, has passed away at age 61. Mr. Parton passed away on Thursday, December 6. According to this obituary, he was a "renaissance man of many talents and areas of knowledge" and an "avid outdoorsman". He is described as bein
Gas leak sends Geraldine students home early
DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – Geraldine School closed early Monday and sent students home after a gas leak at the school. Crews doing sewer line work at the school hit a natural gas line around 10:30 a.m., DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Jason Barnett said.
Lyerly, Georgia Man Charged With Manslaughter In Connection With Fatal Car Crash In Centre
A Lyerly, Georgia man has been charged in connection to a two vehicle accident that killed an elderly Centre couple on Friday night in Centre. According to Cherokee County Coroner Dr. Jeremy Deaton, Jerry Cox, Sr. Age 82 of Centre was pronounced dead on scene by Chief Deputy Paul D McDonald. Patrici
Sheriff notices more people targeted by Social Security scam
Criminals are targeting social security numbers by claiming there is a problem, according to Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader. “We continue to have complaints about an IRS scam. If you receive a call saying your social security number has been hacked or compromised, it is a scam. Please do not
High court denies request for new trial in 2015 murder
The Georgia Supreme Court denied the request for a new trial from a man who was sentenced to life without parole in the April 2015 shooting of Detavious Jamalcom Milner during a party on Copeland Street.
Report: Man on drugs caused wreck, had hydrocodone
A Floyd County man arrested after a wreck on Hearthwood Drive was in jail without bond Sunday on a drug charge. Bobby Gene Castillo, 28, of 30 Glen View Drive, was under the influ-ence of drugs and driving at a high rate of speed in the rain Saturday night when he caused an accident on Hearthwood Dr
Snow mixed with rain possible Monday night
Heavy rains overnight led to flooding Sunday in Cave Spring's Rolater Park and the city of Rome closed its levee gate at Heritage Park as water lapped at the edge of the road. "The river level went from about 8 feet yesterday to closing in on 22 feet today," Rome Water and Sewer Director Mike Hacket
Fyffe wins 2A state title, completes undefeated season
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - The Fyffe Red Devils have completed an undefeated season and secured the 2A state football title. [TAP OR CLICK TO WATCH FYFFE POST GAME NEWS CONFERENCE]
Summerville Man Jailed for Slapping Woman
Roger Wayne-Monroe Siffles, 20 of Summerville, was arrested in Rome this week after reports said he slapped his fiancé in the face with an open hand. Reports said that the incident occurred at the Fairbridge Inn on Martha Berry Blvd.
Lyerly Man Found Trafficking Drugs in Rome
Brian Ranard Wiggins, 33 of Lyerly, was arrested this week after police said they found him to be in possession of a large quantity of numerous drugs including meth, Xanax, marijuana and heroin.
Two Vehicle Accident In Centre On Saturday Night Involved A Cherokee County Rescue Unit
There was a two vehicle accident taking place just after 10:00 Saturday night at the intersection of the East Bypass and Armory Road in Centre. That mishap involved a Ford Mustang and a Cherokee County Rescue Squad unit. The Centre Police and Fire Departments, Sheriff’s Office deputies and Floyd EMS
Calhoun teen flown to Tennessee hospital after Friday night wreck
Floyd County police said a Calhoun teenager, Madison Wiseman, 19, was transported by helicopter to Erlanger Hospital in Tennessee from the scene of a one-vehicle wreck on Old Dalton Road Friday night.