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Rome Man Hits The Windshield of Another Person’s Car
Parrish Perry, 27, of Rome was arrested this week for hitting another’s windshield.
Rome-Floyd County Fire Department receives $5,000 grant from Georgia-Pacific
At front center, Troy Brock, Rome Fire Department Chief, shakes hands with Ken McDonald, Georgia-Pacific Rome lumber facility Plant Manager. Other Rome Fire Department personnel are (back row, from left) Division Chief Brad Roberson, Chief of Training Jamie Stone, Captain Ross Wyatt, Firefighter Tod
Woman charged with meth, cocaine possession
Angela Michelle Couch, 49 of 26 Williamston Street, was pulled over by a Floyd County Police officer at the intersection of Turner McCall Boulevard and O'Neill Street around 12:40 a.m. Thursday for running a red light.
Floyd County Jail reports for Wednesday, Nov. 15
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Report: Man broke into house to commit arson
Tony Curtis Langston, 56, of 420 Decatur St., violated his temporary protective order when he broke into the victim’s house without the victim’s knowledge. Langston poured gasoline in the living room where he intended to set the house on fire. He also lunged at the victim causing them to flee the ho
Injured youth corrections officer treated and released
The regional youth detention center is on Marable Way in Rome. The incident, which happened at around 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, was initially reported as an "officer down" and numerous local law enforcement units scrambled to respond.
Rome High School Announces Governor’s Honors Program Nominees
On Tuesday, November 13, Rome High School announced their nominees for the prestigious Governor’s Honors Program that takes place on Berry College’s campus every summer from mid-June to around mid-July.
Evening news briefing from CNN
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Report: Burglars work to break-in to two West Rome businesses
Burglars chiseled a hole in one West Rome business and attempted to break-in to another using a similar method recently.According to Rome police reports:Employees at Aarons on Hicks Drive reported on Monday morning someone chiseled a hole into the back wall of the store next to roll up door. An empl
Candy cane hunt, Santa coming to downtown Rome Saturday
"It starts at 1 p.m.," Cowling said, then added with a smile: "If none of you have been to a candy cane or Easter egg hunt before, the children go through like sheep. There's nothing left in the area. So expect it to be done by 1:11 p.m."
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
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.
It's a mess: Rain causes wrecks, while forecast calls for temperatures to drop this week
Earlier in the day, a truck went off the road and struck a fence, but after speaking with property owners the driver was allowed to leave the scene.
Rome honored for wheelchair tennis tournament
Chris Kozelle from Berry College will serve as chairwoman while Elaine Price will be vice chair. The board honored Anil Patel who owns the Holiday Inn Express and Country Inn & Suites, Alice Stevens from Berry and Elaine Abercrombie of Greene's Jewelers, who are rotating off the board at the end
Rome Man Arrested For Assault
According to police, during a domestic altercation, Ford attempted to flip the victim out of bed by picking up one side. He also broke a lamp and caused damage to the victim’s phone.
Rome participates in America Recycles Day Saturday
Items that can be dropped off include TV’s, computers, monitors and equipment for TV’s and computers.
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.
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.
Shorter Avenue Hardee's damaged
Rome police responded to a shots fired report Monday night at the Shorter Avenue Hardee's where an unknown person or persons struck the front window.According to Rome police reports:The shift manager at the restaurant on 2300 Shorter Ave. reported she heard a loud bang and saw the front window had b
Adairsville Police Find Large Amount of Drugs During Traffic Stop
Adairsville Police recently initiated a traffic stop on Highway 41 near Legacy way, when they noticed the vehicle had a broken tailight. Officers stated that they detected a strong odor of marijuana come from the vehicle, and as the result a search was conducted.