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Hands-free driving violation leads to car impoundment
A driver initially stopped in Rome for a hands-free violation ended up with several citations and his car impounded.The distracted driving law, which went into effect July 1, bans the use of cellphones and other electronic devices in cars unless the operation can be done without touching the device.
Rome Teen Found with Loaded Gun and Drugs
Jarius Ahmir Young, 18 of Rome, was arrested at CVS on Turner McCall Blvd after police said he was found with a loaded gun and drugs.
Gordon County School Board votes to allow an armed employee in each high school
"I am pleased with this decision made by our Board of Education," said Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston. "The protection, safety and security of our children is our highest priority. I look forward to another successful school year, and to continuing the mutually beneficial partnership that we en
Pop-up markets offer free food
Pepperell High will be the first site of planned pop-up food markets, where families can receive about 50 pounds of free food.The pop-up food market at Pepperell High is set for Sept. 12, from 3:15-4:45 p.m. There will be fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, dry goods and bakery items included in the
Tip Line Set Up To ID Body Found In Bartow Landfill
CARTERSVILLE, GA — The Bartow County Sheriff's Office is stepping up its efforts to solve the homicide case of an unidentified woman whose remains were found Monday in the county landfill. On Friday, the office announced that it has opened a special telephone tip line for anyone with information on
Sorry boys, Rome’s gone bone dry
Feb. 10, 1908, had to be a sad day for the Rome City Council. That’s the day Mayor John W. Maddox, presiding over the council, closed the dispensary as a business enterprise. It was, from that time on, illegal to sell any intoxicating beverage in Floyd County. The near-beer halls lasted almost a yea
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Boswell, Adairsville steal late win over Chattooga
The risk paid off in full, as Adairsville put the ball in the hands of its star, Boswell, and he reached pay dirt for a 21-20 Adairsville lead, which would ultimately be the final score.
Cedartown Man Lies to Floyd County Authorities Multiple Times
Ebentildo Gastano Deleon, 34 of Cedartown, was arrested in Rome after reports said he was found driving without a license and then later lied to police about his identity.
Woman accused of drunkenly banging on door, having drugs
A Rockmart woman was arrested late Friday night after allegedly banging on the door of another person’s property while under the influence of alcohol and in possession of pills.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Deborah Frazier, 53, of 2964 U.S. 27, was arrested just before 11:30 p.m. She is cha
Rockmart Woman Found Cursing and Beating on Door
Debra Frazier, 53 of Rockmart, was jailed in Rome after reports said she was found drunk beating and screaming on someone else’s door.
Cartersville hands Allatoona first shutout in 10 years
CARTERSVILLE – Cartersville opened its season in familiar fashion, with a win, by shutting out Allatoona, 35-0, at Weinman Stadium on Friday night.The Purple Hurricanes (1-0) opened their season with a win for the third consecutive season over the Buccaneers (0-1), marking Allatoona’s first shutout
BARTOW BIO: Cartersville local presides as 'The Atheist Officiant'
In fact, he's been offering non-religious wedding services for three years now in the metro Atlanta area, averaging about 10 ceremonies annually.
VAC Thrift Store to hold Shopper Appreciation Day on Friday, Aug. 24
As the heart of Calhoun-Gordon County, the Voluntary Action Center (VAC) strives to provide volunteer opportunities that offer a wide variety of emergency resources to neighbors in need. The VAC Thrift Store is made available by donations and contributions from the public. When you make a donation o
Bartow County Schools Lists 2018 AP Scholars
CARTERSVILLE, GA -From Bartow County School System:Seventy Bartow County students mastered the skills, concepts, and content necessary to earn prestigious Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Awards, which were based on the 2018 AP exams administered in May.
Georgia running back injured in practice
ATHENS- Georgia Bulldogs football coach Kirby Smart announced Saturday that running back Zamir White injured his left knee in practice Saturday.According to Smart, White was covering a punt when the injury occurred."Zamir was on punt coverage and it was a non-contact injury,” said Smart. “We don’t k
Cartersville Job Openings: Riverside Buick GMC, Taco Bell, Relode
CARTERSVILLE, GA — Businesses across the region are looking for new employees, and Patch and Zip Recruiter have listed tons of openings on our searchable jobs board.
Gas station selling fuel for .76 today
"As part of the fun, the first 100 attendees at the noon hour will be able to fill up their tanks with regular unleaded gas at the discounted price of $0.76 per gallon," according to theCherokee County Chamber of Commerce.
Rome Couple Arrested on Numerous Felony Charges
Richard Alan Broome, 36 of Rome, and Nancy Louis Mathis, 36 of Shannon, were jailed at a home on Tency Lane, after reports said that during an argument Broome, who is a convicted felon, fired a gun at his girlfriend, Mathis, inside the home.
CPD to join Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety's 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' campaign
Aug. 16, 2018 thru Sept. 3, 2018 the Calhoun Police Department will join the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety’s “DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER”a National Mobilization to crackdown on alcohol and drug-impaired drivers.As a community, we should no longer tolerate anyone being injured and k