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Silver Creek Hooes Stabs Man
Terina Marie Hooes, 29, of Silver Creek allegedly attacked a Lindale man with a knife. Hooes was stabbing at the man when she caused a deep laceration to the victim’s left hand.
Former Rome detective recounts brutal murder case for television show
The unidentified body, later determined to be 44-year-old Susan Deloris Underwood Christian, was discovered by a man driving his truck through the area. The body appeared to have suffered severe head trauma. Gary Shane Abernathy, then 35, later pleaded guilty to separate counts of voluntary manslaug
New school hours for all Rome City Schools
“Central Office took a look at the times all of our students and created this schedule to make the work time equitable between the elementary schools, the middle school and the high school,” said Tashia Twyman, director of communications and public engagement. “Because of the different bus routes an
Bartow County Teen Reported Missing
Jada Jewell was last seek around 2 a.m. Wednesday, July 17 leaving a home on Mac Johnson Road near Cartersville, presumably on foot, BCSO said on its Facebook page.
Rome Man Repeatedly Beats Woman
Thomas Michael Haney, 60, of Rome was accused by police of striking a 58-year-old female with a closed fist. When officers arrived, the victim was lying on the ground while Haney continued to strike her and cause physical harm.
Over $1,300 in items shoplifted from Walmart
A Trion man is believed to have taken a laptop, fishing equipment, clothing, bed sheets and a vacuum from the West Rome Walmart on Tuesday evening.According to Rome police reports:A loss prevention officer at Walmart told police she saw the man take the items, with a total value of $1,308, from the
Ledbetter Properties has Kmart site under contract
Chuck Branch, managing partner with NextSite retail consultants which has been hired to help bring new companies to Rome, told city commissioners in April that he was aware of a number of people who want to be in the old Kmart location, but that the existing owners, Romekim LP, had placed a very hig
Rome Man Found with Loaded Firearm and Meth
Nathan Wayne Morris, 39, of Rome allegedly violated his parole when he was found with a loaded firearm and methamphetamine.
Rome Crime to Be Featured on TV Show Monday
A murder in Rome will be featured on the Oxygen Network Monday in an episode the crime show series “The Price of Duty”.The episode will feature former Rome police detective Joe Costolnick who worked a brutal murder in 2005.The murdered black female was found bound in on a hill between Mayfield Dairy
Woman accused of stabbing at man jailed without bond
A Silver Creek woman accused of stabbing a man in the hand was in jail Wednesday night without bond.According to Floyd County jail records:Terina Marie Hooes, 29, of 143 Reeceburg Road in Silver Creek, was arrested on a warrant Tuesday after an officer chased her down.
Autopsy Results Pending On Mom, Baby Found Dead Inside Home
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has completed the autopsy on Holly Whitley, 31, and her infant child. However, the GBI's Crime Lab is awaiting results of toxicology tests before it can determine a cause and manner of death, said Cherokee Sheriff's Office spokesperson Sgt. Marianne Kelley.
Report: Cave Spring man damaged another’s property
A Cave Spring man was in jail Tuesday evening, accused of causing damage to a victim’s property.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Spin Jamaahl Green, 38, of 7252 Cave Spring Road SW, was arrested at 7:25 p.m. Tuesday a few minutes after the incident took place.
Etowah County man arrested for allegedly head butting a woman
Lankford was booked into the Etowah County Detention Center on $5,000 bond. As a condition of his bond, he is to have no contact or communication with the victim or the victim’s family.
Rome City Schools Change Start Times for Students
Director of Communications and Public Engagement in Central Office, Tashia Twyman, offered some answers to questions parents may have about the time changes.
Single-vehicle wreck leaves 1 dead, 2 injured
The driver of a Toyota truck died Tuesday in a single-vehicle wreck on Kingston Highway that also resulted in serious injuries to two passengers.According to the Floyd County Police Department:The investigation into the wreck continued Tuesday night, hours after the wreck happened around noon on Kin
Rome Woman Arrested After Destroying Man’s Property
Tiffani Latrice Scott, 34 of Rome, was arrested this week after she allegedly caused more than $500 in damages to a home on Ashland Park Blvd.
Villa Rica's Got Talent! Comedian Rod â€¨Man to host first talent competition this Saturday
BY KEN DENNEYTHE VILLA RICANSinging, dancing and little stand-up comedy will be on the program this weekend, when the first-ever Main Street Live talent competition takes place in Villa Rica.
More than $3,500 in tools taken from Syntec Industries
Tools valued at $3,548 were taken from a building owned by Syntec Industries, with surveillance cameras capturing footage of a man breaking in through a gate to get on the property and then forcing his way into the building by breaking in through a side door.According to Rome police reports:The burg
Acworth Police make arrest in connection to pizza delivery driver robbery
Yahaakob M. Estes-Robinson, 19, was arrested Wednesday in connection to the armed robbery at the Super 8 Motel on Cowan Road, according to police.
Lip Sync Challenge Reaches Bartow County
"It became clear very quickly that we are better clappers than syncers, but at least we're HAPPY," the agency said, with a pun intended for the song by Pharrell Williams it chose to use.