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Cedartown man indicted, jailed on cemetery murder charges

A man who was arrested and later released last year on gun charges during the investigation of a 2017 murder is now in jail and indicted by the grand jury. Roe Dale Bowman, who last May was jailed and later released on a felony gun charge, is almost a year later facing malice murder, felony murder,

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 23:00:00

NE Georgia man charged with possession of hallucinogen

A teenager from Flowery Branch has been jailed in Rome on charges of possession of MDMA and suspected hash. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Cody Duane Blystone, 19, of 4617 Quail Pointe Drive, Flowery Branch, was arrested for possession of a quantity of MDMA powder in the 2200 block of Marth

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 19:11:00

Floyd County School Teacher Charged with Assaulting Woman

A teacher with Floyd County Schools ,Ronnie Joe Waddell, 36 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he hit his girlfriend in the back of the head in an effort to "commit a violent injury". Reports stated that a 10 year-old child witnessed the incident Waddell is charged with simple assault

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 16:24:44

Rome man facing charges of making terroristic threats

Threats to kill everyone in a home and burn it down have landed a Rome man in jail on felony terroristic threat charges. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Jauan Rashaun Porter, 22, of 16 Green Acre Road, made the threats against occupants at the home on Sunday. Porter was also charged with mis

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 19:13:00

Kingston Man Charged with Trying to Refund Stolen Merchandise

William Carlquit Johnson, 34 of Kingston, was arrested this week after police said he took items from a self at Walmart and then proceeded to take it to customer service in an attempt to get a refund. Johnson is charged with theft by deception. William Carlquit Johnson, 34 of Kingston, was arrested

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 16:18:30

Suspect Accused Of Attacking Man At Homeless Camp

CARTERSVILLE, GA - A Bartow County man is accused of attacking a man with a stick at a homeless camp in a wooded area along Interstate 75. A deputy was dispatched around 10:50 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 to the southbound side of I-75 near exit 278/Glade Road in reference to a fight at the camp. Dispatc

PATCH - 2018-03-24 12:30:00

17 Cartersville students awarded GateKey Scholarships

Another 17 deserving students have earned their way to college through the Cartersville Schools Foundation's GateKey program. The group of sixth- through 11th-graders joined the ranks of GateKey Scholars after Friday morning's 11th Annual GateKey Scholarship Contract Signing Ceremony in the Cartersv

DAILY TRIBUNE NEWS - 2018-03-24 07:00:00

Acworth Police: Man shot near high school

ACWORTH, Ga. - A lot of concern from parents and residents in an Acworth neighborhood Friday night after a man was shot. It happened at the Blue Springs Village office park located in the 3500 block of Old 41 Hwy NW. That is directly across the street from North Cobb High School. Acworth Police said

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-03-24 05:18:00

Here's How Much You Need To Earn To Live In Bartow County

CARTERSVILLE, GA - Bartow County is one of the cheaper places to live in Georgia, according to the Economic Policy Institute. The organization recently released its 2018 family budget calculator that estimates how costly it is to live in each of America's 3,142 counties and 611 metro areas. The grou

PATCH - 2018-03-23 12:00:00

Woman Accused Of Beating Disabled Child: Report

TAYLORSVILLE, GA - A Bartow County woman was arrested late Sunday and charged with assaulting her disabled daughter, according to an incident report released by the Sheriff's Office. A deputy was dispatched to a home on Gordon Road SW in Taylorsville and was met by the woman, later identified as Jul


Rome Women Charged with Drug Possession

Ginger Annette Allen, 50 of Rome, was arrested and charged with drug possession this week after police said they were executing a probation arrest warrant. Police said that a search of Allen led them to find a grinder containing suspected marijuana, scales and a glass smoking device in her vehicle.


Woman charged with possession of meth

A Rome woman has been arrested after being caught with meth and drug relat-ed items, reports stated. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Audrey Lynn Cochran, 47, of 215 Hasty Road, was arrested at her home Tuesday night where police found a glass pipe with meth residue, bags used to package drug


Man failed to register as a sex offender

A Rome man who was jailed on other charges earlier in the month now faces an additional felony violation after failure to register his address as a sex offend-er, reports stated. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Trenton Tyrice Williamson, 27, of 18 North Fourth Street, who was arrested on cri


Toddler found dead inside Cartersville apartment

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - Cartersville Police are investigating after a toddler was found dead inside an apartment complex. Officers got a call Monday about a child possibly in cardiac arrest. When officers arrived at the apartment on Old Mill Road they found a young girl unresponsive. Police called this


Harbin Clinic Cartersville To Host Career Fair

From Harbin Clinic: For those hankering to jumpstart their healthcare careers, the journey could begin at Harbin Clinic Cartersville. On April 24th from 5 to 7 p.m., Harbin Clinic will host a Clinical Care Career Fair at the Cartersville-Bartow Chamber of Commerce located at 122 West Main Street. De

PATCH - 2018-03-23 13:13:35

Man gets life in prison for sexually assaulting, force-feeding children

A man has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of beating, sexually assaulting and force-feeding children, according to The Rome News-Tribune. Mark David Wagner, 41, physically and sexually abused two children for years and even had his friends torture them as if it were a game, of


New tornado confirmed in far North Georgia

The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-1 tornado hit far North Georgia days before Monday's severe storms left a path of destruction in south Fulton and Haralson counties. TORNADO CONFIRMED IN WHITE CO FROM SATURDAY NIGHT (3/17). @NWSAtlanta confirmed an EF-1 w/ winds of 105 mph, path len


Cicis in Cartersville celebrates grand reopening

Call it feng shui decorating with a slice of pepperoni. For such a dramatic redesign, the actual capacity at the freshly renovated and remodeled Cicis at 240 Cherokee Place in Cartersville has barely changed at all. Even with all the recently installed tables and booths - plus the retiled and repai


Restaurant Inspections: Black Mold, Slime, Expired Food

BURGER KING (Cass White Road) (Food Service Inspections)* 981 CASS WHITE RD CARTERSVILLE, GA 30121 View inspections: March 19, 2018 Score: 87, Grade: B COUNTRY PRIDE (Food Service Inspections)* 981 CASS WHITE RD CARTERSVILLE, GA 30121 View inspections: March 19, 2018 Score: 100, Grade: A DOMINOS PIZ


Report: Man intentionally struck woman's vehicle

A Lindale man is charged with intentionally striking a woman's car, which also contained a 10-year-old girl, as well as aggravated stalking, reports stated. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Jimmy Wayne Roberson 56, of 2912 Maple Road, Lindale is charged with felony aggravated stalking and cru