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Meetings up for tonight in Cedartown, Rockmart and Board of Education

Cedartown, who usually holds their commission meetings on the second Monday of the month, moved the session to tonight for the federal observance of Veterans Day. They'll be gathering starting at 6 p.m. for a pair of public hearings on shutting down a portion of Williams Street, and for a Conditiona

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-11-13 18:00:00

Christmas tree contest starts in Cedartown

As the scarecrows disappeared from Main Street in Cedartown in past weeks, and the Downtown Cedartown Association is now moving right into the holiday season and are asking local merchants, organizations and families to participate in a new Christmas Tree decorating contest.

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-11-12 18:00:00

Two Sewage Spills Reported in Rome

Approximately 7,500 gallons of sewage went into a tributary leading to Silver Street near East 17th Street at Crane Street, and another spill of about 8,000 gallons into a tributary leading to Silver Creek near North Avenue at Tolbert Street.

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2018-11-14 01:03:39

Flash flood warning in effect tonight for Polk as waters continue to rise, more rain in forecast.

Euharlee Creek was well above its banks in the downtown Rockmart area, and Cedartown saw the rise of Big Cedar Creek, as well as streams and ditches everywhere with several inches of rainfall falling across the region.

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-11-13 00:00:00

Cedartown’s season cut short at St. Pius in 38-6 loss

The Cedartown Bulldogs’ football season came to a close on Friday night. On a chilly, rainy, and windy night in Chamblee, Cedartown was upended by the St. Pius X Golden Lions 38-6 in the first round of the GHSA Football Playoffs.

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-11-12 19:30:00

Lindale Man Arrested For Breaking Beer Bottle On Victim’s Head

Matthew Ward, 34, of Lindale was arrested this week for assaulting another and causing them injury.

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2018-11-13 15:43:16

Daily news briefing from CNN

Most PopularArticlesHwy. 411 near Cunningham Road shut down after body foundWoman dies of injuries from head-on wreckBody found near Cave SpringPolice identify body found on Cunningham RoadFloyd County Jail report for Saturday November 10, 8 a.m.Floyd County Jail arrest reports, Thursday, Nov. 8, 8

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-11-13 13:29:05

Rome Police Seek Community’s Help

The Rome Police Department ask for help in identifiying the female in this video.Reports said that the woman took another females purse in the parking lot of this North Rome business.If you know her please contact Investigator Kyle York at 706-238-5127 or message us on our Facebook page. All tips ma

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2018-11-13 18:08:17

1 dead after Gordon County crash on I-75

Authorities are investigating a deadly two-vehicle crash in Gordon County.The wreck happened on I-75 South near exit 318, outside of Calhoun.One of the vehicles ran off the road. One person died from the crash.The roadway is blocked; traffic is being diverted off at exit 32011Alive is working to get

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-11-13 12:31:07

Polk County Schools delay classes because of major flooding

POLK COUNTY, Ga. - A metro Atlanta school district has been forced to delay the start of the school day by two hours because of flooding from heavy rains all day, Monday. The Polk County School District made the announcement on its district website, saying they have been monitoring the condition of

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-11-13 07:27:00

Wilson gets life without parole in 2013 Rockmart murder

Wilson, from 1998 to 2013, was deeply involved in drug distribution in Rockmart according to previous arrest records, and prosecutors said he was previously on trial for murder in the early 2000s but was acquitted by a jury at the time.

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-11-12 19:00:00

Rome Woman Arrested For Forgery

According to police, on August 9, 2018, Dixon presented a forged payroll check claiming to be from Sunbridge Nursing Home. She attempted to cash the check at East Rome Beverage Center for the amount of $364.12.

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2018-11-13 15:39:36

Paulding closes eight roads as steady rain continues for second day

A total of 4.5 inches of rain since Monday morning had fallen at the Paulding County Emergency Management Agency's operations center near Dallas this morning, said Stephen Dooley, deputy director of the agency.

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-11-13 14:40:00

New Christmas store opens in Rockmart

“I love to share the happiness with other people and family, and just smile during the season,” she said.

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-11-12 16:30:00

Rome High School JROTC at Elm Street Elementary

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NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-11-12 18:53:00

Rome Man Found With Cocaine and Marijuana

Russell is charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, and willful obstruction of law enforcement.


Rome Man Attempts to Run From Police

According to police, on August 28, 2018, Wood was pulled over and found to be driving while his license was suspended. He then proceeded to attempt to flee on foot and disobeyed officer’s commands to stop.


Cedartown looking at $8.3 million budget for FY 2019

“It was a tight budget this year, and it will be a tight budget again for the coming year,” Fann told commissioners.


Report: Women stole more than $1,200 worth of goods from Walmart

Alondria Bianca McClain, 19, of 8 Pinehill Drive, and Hendria Na'travious Coalson, 19, whose address is listed as a room at the Red Roof Inn on U.S. 411, were arrested Saturday night at the West Rome Walmart, 2510 Redmond Circle.


Floyd County Jail Inmate Charged with Hitting Female Deputy

An inmate at the Floyd County Jail, Jimmy Durand Jordan Jr, 46 of Rome, is facing additional charges after reports said he hit a female deputy.