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Rome Man Arrested After Attacking Woman at Kroger
John Darwin Jordan, 36 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he repeatedly hit a woman in the face during an altercation at Kroger.
Rome Man Attacks Small Child and Two Men While Floating down River
Ryan Keith Easterwood, 26 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he used profanity while floating down the Etowah River near East 4thAvenue. Police stated that Easterwood floated to the riverbank after a bystander made a comment about his vulgar language and proceeded to push a small ch
Rome Man Charged with Battery
Joe Demerol Hudson, 29 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he attacked a woman in front of her child at a home on Woodruff Street.
Report: Fight with police at town green turns 1 pot charge into 3 felonies
The men consented to a search and a back-up officer was called to the Town Green. One of the men was cleared but Demetre Eric Miller, 25, of 8 Franklin St., stopped a search of one of his pockets. He broke free of one officer, punched the other in the mouth and ran.
Report: Man punched customer in McDonald's drive-through line
A Floyd County man accused of accosting a man waiting in the McDonald's drive-through lane was in jail Monday morning pending a $5,700 bond.According to Floyd County Jail and Rome police records:Jeffrey Matthew Cagle, 40, of 12 Green Acre Road, did not know the 26-year-old LaFayette man when he appr
Former Cartersville Employee Charged with Additional Theft
Bartow County deputies arrested Kanneya Brown-Cooley of Cartersville and booked her into the jail on Saturday night on six warrants for theft by deception. The warrants are from February 12th, February 23rd, February 27th, March 7th, and March 9th.
One dead, one in critical condition after Friday evening wreck in Fairmount
Highway 411 at Covington Bridge Road in Fairmount was closed for several hours late Friday night and into Saturday after a two-vehicle wreck that resulted in one death, with another man in critical condition at Wellstar Hospital in Cobb County.According to the Georgia State Patrol, the call came in
AMERICAN IDOL FINALE CALEB LEE HUTCHINSON: Georgia's own Caleb Lee Hutchinson competes in the 'American Idol' finale
HOLLYWOOD, Ca.- On Sunday night, Caleb Lee Hutchinson of Dallas, Georgia took the stage in the American Idol finale.
Rome Woman Threatens to Shoot Up Business
Charlotte Ann Board, 63 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said she threatened to “shoot up” Enterprise Rent-A-Car on Martha Berry Blvd.
Man accused of having drugs, running from deputies
A Rome man was in jail Saturday pending a $7,900 bond after being accused of running from deputies at the Royal Inn while having marijuana and methamphetamine on him.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Derrick Loren Richardson, 39, of 301 Branham Ave., was arrested around 10:27 p.m. Friday. He is
Rome Man Charged with Taking Meth and Marijuana into Jail
Michael Pete Lindsey, 30 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he took marijuana and a digital scale with meth residue on it into the Floyd County Jail.
Woman’s car stolen from parking lot of her workplace
The woman parked the car in the lot around 7 p.m. Thursday and went into work at the Golden Living Center, 1345 Redmond Circle. When she came outside around 2 a.m. for a smoke break, the car was still there. However, when she left work at 6 a.m., it was gone.
Ft Oglethorpe Man Charged with Raping a 6 Year-old Rome Child
Timothy Wayne Duck, 36 of Ft Oglethorpe, was jailed in Rome this week after police said he raped a 6 year-old female.
Rome Man taken into custody, charged, after fatal Bartow shooting
A man, identified as Justin Lee Wade by Rome police, was taken into custody in East Rome just after 8 p.m. Thursday in connection with a fatal shooting in Bartow County earlier in the day, after the Bartow County Sheriff's Office reported two men had been shot, one fatally, on Franklin Drive off Cas
Report: Woman had meth while shoplifting
Teresa Ann Kines, 50, of 251 Fire Tower Road, is also charged with misdemeanor failure to appear. On Thursday, around 7 p.m., she took merchandise from the Walmart at 825 U.S. 411 without paying. She was then found to have a bag of meth at the bottom of her purse.
Caleb Lee Hutchinson's parents leave for LA as he fights to become next American Idol
Caleb’s father, William “Hutch” Hutchinson, said from an early age, Caleb couldn’t put the microphone down.
‘Hobby farm’ puts neighbors on alert
Plans for a controversial “hobby farm” on Burnett Ferry Road and a wedding facility on a wooded tract south of Silver Creek will go before the Floyd County Commission Tuesday.“We’ll have to put in something about the noise, and time limits,” Commissioner Scotty Hancock said about the wedding and eve
Bartow County Shooting Suspect Captured in Rome
Floyd County authorities captured Bartow County shooting suspect Justin Lee Wade on East 19th Street in Rome just after 8 pm Thursday evening.Reports said that the shooting occurred on Franklin Drive off Cassville Road.Wade was just released from being incarcerated Wednesday.Bartow County Sheriff Cl
Report: Drunk man led police on chase
A Rome man was in jail without bond Friday after being charged with felony methamphetamine possession and misdemeanor DUI of drugs, along with a number of traffic violations stemming from an early morning chase which included him driving into oncoming traffic and almost causing a head-on wreck, repo
Log truck overturns at Dean and 12th Friday
A load of logs apparently shifted as a Chattooga County trucker was attempting to turn off Ga. 101/Dean Avenue onto East 12th Street Friday morning. Passersby helped the driver get through the front windshield to safety. The driver, Frank Weaver, 63, of Lyerly, was not injured but traffic at the int