Utility Pole Blocking Traffic on Highway 140
Thursday, June 14, 2018- 6:05 a.m.
AM1180
 
A utility pole fell overnight and is causing a detour on Highway 114 this morning.
 
Highway 114 from Taliaferro Spring Road to Oak Hill Road in Lyerly is completely shut down and will remain closed for two to three hours.
 
Georgia Power is working to replace the power pole that fell and will be installing a new pole and new power lines.
 
Plan for an alternate route this morning.
 
Chattooga 911 says that they will update when Highway 114 reopens.
A Gaylesville, Ala. man was booked into the Chattooga County jail after police found drugs in his car.
A Cartersville man entered a guilty plea for child molestation in Cobb County
The Rome/Floyd Recycling Center is hosting a scrap tire amnesty day at State Mutual Stadium Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
More residential units could be coming to downtown Rome.
A man is accused of selling stolen books, a man is charged with burglary, and two are arrested for meth during a traffic stop.
Next month, Mike Mathews, who has led operations at Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Towers Field for 21 years, will move on to a new job as director of Athens-Ben Epps Airport in Clarke County.
According to the Panama City News Herald, the body of Tony Orlando Jackson was found about a half-mile east of M.B. Miller Pier Sunday afternoon.
A woman is charged with terroristic threats and acts while another woman is charged with 2nd-degree burglary.
The family of a murder victim reported to Rome Police on Sunday that someone had broken into the woman's home.
There will be a detour off State Route 101 at the CSX Railroad crossing in Rockmart Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday to accommodate work on repairing and repaving the crossing at that location.