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Rockmart Masonic Lodge barbecue sale coming this Friday
Rockmart Masonic Lodge #97 has lunch covered. Those interested in a plate of barbecued pork, cole slaw, baked beans, Texas toast, and chips can visit 1204 N. Piedmont Ave., Rockmart on April 26 from 11 a.m. through 1 p.m. to pick up a plate for only $8.
Aragon hires Allen as new clerk, new playground equipment purchased
The Aragon Council is back in action with a full staff thanks to Kim Allen taking over as the city clerk. After the resignation of Christie Langston earlier in March, Allen was sworn in and made responsible for the various duties of the position.
PREP BASEBALL: 7-AA teams have big night to open state playoffs
For the Region 7-AA baseball from Greater Rome that entered the first round of the state playoffs, they each made sure to leave no doubt in their determination to make it to the second round.
Georgia ground beef provider recalls 113,000 pounds of ground beef
CARROLLTON, Ga. — A ground beef provider based out of Carrollton, Georgia is recalling 113,424 pounds of raw ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli. K2D Foods, which also does business as Colorado Premium Foods issued the recall on Tuesday and impact products sent to distributors in Norcr
Miura Grows US Market Share
ROCKMART, Ga. — Celebrating its 60th year in the business, Miura continues to impress customers while attracting sales organizations who want to be a part of the company’s growing success.
Georgia sex trafficker sentenced to 21 years
Quintavious Obie has been sentenced to federal prison for engaging in sex trafficking and witness tampering. The defendant was originally indicted for sex trafficking in 2018 but continued to harass and intimidate victims and was charged with witness tampering as well.
Drug Task Force: Meth resale busts in north Georgia
ROCK SPRING, Georgia (WDEF) – The Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force believes two raids have made a dent in the northwest Geogia’s meth industry. The first was on Tuesday in Rock Spring in Walker County.
PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Some already qualified for state as region meets set to wrapup
The first day of the Region 7-AA track and field championships had plenty of Greater Rome athletes already making their plans for the state sectionals. Competing at Rockmart High School, the two-day meet wraps up Thursday with the finals in all running events and the last of the field events. Tuesda
Georgia residents arrested in Troy for alleged drug scam
TROY, Ala. (WDHN) — Three Georgia residents were arrested after allegedly trying to use fake prescriptions at drugstores in Troy, according to police. Jameel Marquis Davis, 24, of Atlanta, Georgia; Malik Bobby Rowe, 23, of Decatur, Georgia and Megan Korea Davis, 19, of Jonesboro, Georgia were arrest
Man killed in Motorcycle Accident
A Rome man, identified as 43 year-old Natham Holt, was killed after crashing his motorcycle on Pocket Road Wednesday. Reports said that Holt was navigating a curve when he hit a tree, which prevented him from going off a large embankment.
Six indicted in Georgia drug conspiracy as Trump arrives in Atlanta to address opioid crisis
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Five men and a woman have been charged in a wide-ranging conspiracy to produce and distribute powerful synthetic opioids across the state, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of Georgia.
'She's gotten a flu shot every year but this year:' 10-year-old Georgia girl dies from flu complications
Dr. Domonique Charles of the Medical Center, Navicent Health's Children's Health Center says they're still seeing flu patients come through their doors. "Littler children, and also, the elderly -- they're at highest risk, but really, anybody can get the flu," said Dr. Charles.
Huge gator trapped in Georgia
GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. - A 9-foot 9-inch gator was trapped in Brunswick, Georgia, on Tuesday. The gator originally came out of the marsh along Highway 17. Several people pulled the gator out of the bushes before it rolled around and tried to get away. The Officers with the Brunswick Police Department had
Georgia Mom Admits Stabbing 4 Kids, Husband to Death in Attack that Spared 1 Daughter
Isabel Martinez pleaded guilty on Tuesday to seven criminal counts and received five life sentences. The Georgia mother who fatally stabbed her husband and four of her children nearly two years ago pleaded guilty on Tuesday to seven criminal counts, and subsequently received five life sentences from
Deputies: Man may have molested minors, created videos
PAULDING COUNTY, Ga. — Law enforcement officers have arrested a Georgia man in connection with a sex crime investigation where they say they found images of child pornography.
Rome Man Attempts to Burglarize Residence of Elderly Woman While She was Home
Joshua Corbin Adams, 22 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he attempted to burglarize a home of an 88 year-old woman while she was there. Reports said that Adams entered the Beech Street home before noticing the resident was there. He then proceeded to run from the house where he was
Rome Woman Runs Over Victim with Car
Precious Karen Echols, 28 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said she intentionally ran over a victim with her car at a location on Runway Drive. Several children were witness to the assault.
Rome motorcyclist dies after riding off road in The Pocket
Nathan Holt, 43, of Rome, died after losing control of his motorcycle on Pocket Road and colliding with a tree on the shoulder of the road on Tuesday, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Jarrod Daniel.
Cedartown Middle takes second championship in big comeback win
Some stories just write themselves. Down 12-3, the Cedartown Middle School baseball team faced their largest deficit of the season. After all, it was only the second time all season they fell behind on the scoreboard.
'Dallas' star Ken Kercheval dies at 83
Veteran actor Ken Kercheval, best known for playing Cliff Barnes on the TV series "Dallas," has died. He was 83. A spokesperson at the Frist Funeral Home in Kercheval's hometown of Clinton, Indiana, confirmed to multiple outlets that the actor died Sunday.