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The 21-year old allegedly provided marijuana to a 16-year old and a 13-year old girl.
An elderly man on a go-cart was struck by a car in East Rome, while a woman pushing a car that was out of cash was injured on the North Rome Connector.
Zina Roberson had lived in Rome for more than two decades before she was arrested last year in connection with the murder of an elderly Ohio woman.
The hiring of a new Assistant Rome City Manager will move another step closer today.
Sanford is a native of Gordon County.
A traffic stop Tuesday at Pine River Road and Harbour Road resulted in the arrest of a 19-year old man on drug charges.
A 37-year old Rome man, who was arrested earlier this month after allegedly fleeing from Cherokee County, Alabama authorities, is now also facing charges of drug trafficking here in Floyd County.
Commissioners took time during their Tuesday meeting to recognize outgoing Floyd County Prison Warden Jeff Chandler for a job well done.
Floyd County Commissioners have voted to proceed with the pre-application for a second Appalachian Regional Commission grant for the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport.
The revision that would ease restrictions on surface mining was placed on first reading during the Floyd County Commission meeting Tuesday.
Last month we reported that the Rome Police was shorthanded by 12 officers. Since then, three have been hired and there are plans to hire more by the end of the year.
The suspension will go through Tuesday, Sept. 2
Billy Joe Pugh also charged with failure to register as a sex offender.
Daniel Lee Goodwin was airlifted to an Atlanta hospital.
Incident began with traffic stop for speeding.