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Mentone service station may go out of business — due to pay at the pump gas option
The gas station says their fuel company doesn't allow cash pay, and it's costing their business. The Lookout Mountain Outpost has not only provided gas for the community since the 60s, but it also provides a small town rest and relax experience.
Former Pisgah clerk indicted for stealing
Jennifer Lynne Hall, 43, was indicted on two counts of first-degree theft and one count of using an official position or office for personal gain.
8 arrested in Rainsville on drug related charges
According to a press release from Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith, the Rainsville Police Department, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and DeKalb County Major Crimes Unit executed a search warrant in conjunction with an investigation concerning the sale of narcotics.
Opioid overdose medication given to first responders
Sen. Steve Livingston, House Majority Leader Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter and Andrew Jones, Alabama Senate candidate, assisted in the registration and distribution of the life-saving medicine.
Hollywood set artist to turn historic passenger train car into unique dining experience
Melisa Coby is a credited set artist whose work appears in many top award-winning films, parks and museums, She had returned to A.M. Booth’s Lumberyard to work more of her magic.
Police: Thief stole $150 from Hollywood gas station
Brandon Dekoda Evans, 22 of Stevenson, faces a Fourth-degree Theft of Property charge after he stole $150 from Walden’s Citgo in Hollywood.
Man facing drug charges after burglary
A Rome man remained in jail without bond Friday, facing drug and burglary charges.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Shannon Dale Wheat, 43, of 102 Kings Court, was arrested around 7:15 p.m. at his home, where police went to serve a felony burglary warrant. While at the home, police found oxycod
Camera Might Have Caught Burglar
Carrie Nicholson, of Elm Street, received a call from her alarm company that someone tried to break into her house. She found her backdoor was damaged, according to Summerville Police reports.
Walker County trying to draw outdoor enthusiasts - WDEF
JASON SHATTUCK, DIR. PARKS AND REC., LAFAYETTE “we started a Lafayette outdoor adventures program where we’re wanting to promote outdoor recreation–paddleboarding, kayaking, mountain climbing and rock climbing.”
Summerville Police Activity Reports From Thursday
* Someone stole Christina Crownover’s diabetes medication. She lives at the Woodland Valley Apartment, on Woodland Avenue. The medication, Lantus, was valued at $500.
Lack of hand-washing, spilled garbage and flies hit one eatery
Restaurant inspectors around the Tennessee Valley were hard at work this week, visiting dozens of establishments.While many passed with high scores, several restaurants were cited for unsafe food handling and cleanliness problems.
Bond denied for man accused of fatally shooting boyfriend
A Floyd County Superior Court judge denied a man’s motion for bond almost a month after he was charged with murder in the shooting death of a man described as his boyfriend.The motion from Demonte Tywon Penn, 26, of 325 Edgewood Ave., was denied Thursday by Judge Billy Sparks on the grounds he is a
Rome Man Wanted for Murder Arrested in Savannah
Allen was arrested late last year after being found to be in possession of cocaine, crack cocaine, marijuana and synthetic marijuana in his vehicle outside a home on Chambers Street. Reports added that despite being a convicted felon he was also found to be in possession of a 38 snub nose revolver
Man Arrested After Trying to Fight Others at Rome Park
Michael Chase McEachern, 21 of Grantville, was booked into the Floyd County Jail this week after police said he attempted to fight numerous people at Riverside Park in Rome.
Alabama man out on bond after being booked on 15 child sex charges including rape, sodomy
A Hollywood, Alabama, man is free on $405,000 bond after being booked Tuesday in Jackson County on 15 counts of child sex charges related to allegations investigators say go back years.
Woman’s Car Is Attacked With A Concrete Block
Two local residents were attacked in their vehicle on Sixth Avenue in Summerville around 2 a.m. today.Virginia Howard and Travell Bankston were sitting in a silver 2011 Nissan Altima when they heard a loud noise, according to police reports.“They heard a loud noise as if a firework had gone off near
Fort Oglethorpe Arrest Report For June 15-21
Kristina Marie Hopkinson, 33, of 4017 Kelly’s Ferry Road, Chattanooga arrested on charges of driving while license suspended and tag light violation.
GBI: Two Walker County deputies arrested
Brandon England, 40, and Shawn Norris, 36, are charged with aggravated assault, criminal intent to rape, and false imprisonment.
Report: Forged checks cashed at Hop-N-Shop
The owner reported the incident to Rome police Wednesday, saying one check from Guardian Insurance was cashed May 12 and the other from Biddle Scrap Recycling on May 17. A total of $1,100 was given out by the store at 301 Calhoun Ave. from the cashed checks.
Traffic stop results in arrest of two for possession of meth
A traffic stop for a vehicle that was operating with a damaged windshield resulted in the arrest of two individuals for possession of methamphetamine.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Jonathan Derrick Gilbert, 28, of 1235 Monroe Green Road, Trion, and Amy Deondra Gray, 39, of 2192 Ridgeway Road