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Recent Arrests: Friday, June 29, 2012

Recent Arrests: Friday, June 29, 2012

According to police and Floyd County Jail records, the following people were arrested recently by local authorities: Burl Dotson, 52, of 17 Melody Lane in Rome, was charged with battery and disorderly conduct. Byron Lavoy Garrett, 46, of 189 Ward Mountain Rd. in Kingston, was charged with probation violation. Conrad Vern Hayes, 51, of 65 [...]

Isakson, Chambliss React to Supreme Court’s Ruling on President Obama’s Health Care Law

Isakson, Chambliss React to Supreme Court’s Ruling on President Obama’s Health Care Law

U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss made the following statements in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling today on President Obama’s health care law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Isakson Statement: “I am sorely disappointed that the Court has upheld the individual mandate as a legal tax on the American people. Today’s [...]

Recent Arrests: Thursday, June 28, 2012

Recent Arrests: Thursday, June 28, 2012

According to police and Floyd County Jail records, the following people were arrested recently by local authorities: John Thomas Henderson, 41, of 217 Station Way in Adairsville, was charged with failure to appear. Donald Edward Lamotte, 57, of 604 Bairwood Cir. in Rome, was charged with probation violation. Jessie Lloyd Morris, 37, of 95 Baker [...]

Pepperell teacher is selected to a national review committee of new Common Core

Pepperell teacher is selected to a national review committee of new Common Core

Ryan Mathis, a third-grade teacher at Pepperell Primary School, has been selected to participate on a review team to develop the assessments for the new Common Core curriculum being implemented by states across the country. The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness of College and Careers (PARCC) is assembling representatives from participating states to develop the [...]

Recent Arrests: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Recent Arrests: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

According to police and Floyd County Jail records, the following people were arrested recently by local authorities: Randy Dewayne Ashley, 50, of 278 Pullen Rd. in Lindale, was charged with possession of firearm during a crime, possession of arms by a convicted felon, possession of methamphetamine, driving while license suspended or revoked, and removing or [...]

Recent Arrests: Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Recent Arrests: Tuesday, June 26, 2012

According to police and Floyd County Jail records, the following people were arrested recently by local authorities: Melissa Latrelle Barry, 30, of 8 Butler St. in Rome, was charged with disorderly conduct and drugs to be kept in original container. Brandi Nicole Berry, 23, of 53 Brow Rd. in Rome, was charged with possession of [...]

Racers Needed For Rome’s Incredible Race

Racers Needed For Rome’s Incredible Race

Lace up your walking shoes for a family event in Rome that will challenge even the most clever in our community! Loosely based on The Amazing Race, Rome’s Incredible Race will consist of 60 teams of two people, ages 12+, who will race around the City of Rome and vie for the title of this [...]

Custom Bike Artist Returns to the Community

Custom Bike Artist Returns to the Community

Local motorcycle artist Ryan Underwood brings his art-form to the Rome area after a long hiatus out of the county. During this time away he became a commercial airline pilot, before that a flight instructor for a Florida flight school, and draws influence from his experiences living in Florida and Texas. This self proclaimed Gearhead [...]

Recent Arrests: Monday, June 25, 2012

Recent Arrests: Monday, June 25, 2012

According to police and Floyd County Jail records, the following people were arrested recently by local authorities: Cody James Dawson, 20, of 2315 Morgan Valley Rd. in Rockmart, was charged with theft by shoplifting. Miranda Agnus Earwood, 32, of 144 Beard Lake Rd. in Rome, was charged with parole violation. Brian Steven Fike, 35, of [...]

Recent Arrests: Friday, June 22, 2012

Recent Arrests: Friday, June 22, 2012

According to police and Floyd County Jail records, the following people were arrested recently by local authorities: Greg Wallace Adams, 53, of 973 Barker Rd. in Rome, was charged with probation violation. Audrey Lynn Cochran, 41, of 221 Sproull Rd. in Rome, was charged with 2 counts of probation violation. David Lee Culberson, 44, of [...]

Redmond Receives Get with The Guidelines Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Redmond Receives Get with The Guidelines Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Redmond Regional Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association for its excellence in the treatment of patients with heart failure.  This award is given only to hospitals that achieve 85 percent or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Quality [...]

Summer school is in for math and science teachers

Summer school is in for math and science teachers

Summer is here and school is out for students.  However, summer is not all fun and vacation time for classroom teachers.  During June and July, 174 Floyd County teachers will participate in training to improve math and science instruction in the classroom.  The extra teacher training is made possible through the second year of the [...]

Recent Arrests: Thursday, June 21, 2012

Recent Arrests: Thursday, June 21, 2012

According to police and Floyd County Jail records, the following people were arrested recently by local authorities: Rene Martin Arceo, 50, of 55 Heritage Way in Rome, was charged with 3rd degree cruelty to children, obstructing a 911 call, and battery. Lauren Ashley Baxter, 26, of 470 Floyd Springs Rd. in Armuchee, was charged with [...]

Recent Arrests: Tuesday, June 20, 2012

Recent Arrests: Tuesday, June 20, 2012

According to police and Floyd County Jail records, the following people were arrested recently by local authorities: Jennifer Leann Cobb, 30, of 10 Seab Green Rd. in Cedartown, was charged with probation violation. Michael William Daniel, 19, of 7402 Highway 68 in Gaylesville, AL, was charged with probation violation. Michael Lee Jarreau, 19, of 15 [...]

Deschamps to sign Buried Demons

Deschamps to sign Buried Demons

The Last Stop Gift Shop will host a public book signing on Thursday June 28 to feature local authors Robert and Gail Deschamps as they sign their exciting and suspenseful novel, Buried Demons. The book signing will take place from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at The Last Stop Gift Shop. The event is free [...]