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Category Archives: Local News

[VIDEO] 2022 Downtown Rome Christmas Parade

[VIDEO] 2022 Downtown Rome Christmas Parade

December 2nd, 2022 – 1:20 AM Ethan Garrett – WRGA News Digital News Editor and Video Reporter – On Thursday night a large crowd gathered in downtown Rome to celebrate the beginning of the 2022 holiday season with the annual Rome Christmas parade. The theme of this year’s parade was the “Joys of Christmas,” and…read more

Silver Creek Woman charged with 2nd-Degree Homicide in connection to Fatal Wreck

Silver Creek Woman charged with 2nd-Degree Homicide in connection to Fatal Wreck

December 1st, 2022 – 3:50 PM Staff Reports – According to Floyd County Jail Records, 70-year-old Nancy Jane Smith of Silver Creek is being charged with misdemeanor homicide by vehicle in the second degree after failing to yield while turning left in a fatal wreck that occurred last weekend. The Floyd County Police Department released information…read more

33-year-old Rome Man arrested for Burglary

33-year-old Rome Man arrested for Burglary

December 1st, 2022 – 3:45 PM Floyd County Jail Records – A 33-year-old Rome man was arrested by the Rome Police Department at a location on Shorter Avenue on Thursday for Bulgary. According to Floyd County Jail Records, Dennis Randall Stanley of a Tower Road address allegedly damaged a window screen to break into a…read more

Eight sentenced to Federal Prison for Execution of Teenager

Eight sentenced to Federal Prison for Execution of Teenager

December 1st, 2022 – 2:30 PM United States Attorneys Office Northern District of Georgia – Gary Terrell Davis, an associate of the 135 Piru gang responsible for a series of violent acts throughout the Northern District of Georgia, is the last defendant to be sentenced for his role in a federal RICO conspiracy. The main…read more

44-year-old Adairsville Man charged with Felony Theft by Taking

44-year-old Adairsville Man charged with Felony Theft by Taking

November 30th, 2022 – 4:00 PM Floyd County Jail Records – A 44-year-old Bartow County Man was arrested by the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office and booked into the Floyd County Jail on Tuesday. According to Floyd County Jail Records, Frank Christopher Cudd of a Redd Road Adairsville address allegedly stole a 1993 Harley Davidson and…read more

GBI: Cave Spring Police Officer Arrested on Drug Charges

GBI: Cave Spring Police Officer Arrested on Drug Charges

November 30th, 2022 – 3:50 PM GBI Press Release – According to information provided by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Cave Spring Police Department Officer Marvin James Armstrong, age 35, of Chattooga County, GA, was arrested and charged with conspiracy to possess fentanyl, conspiracy to possess methamphetamine, conspiracy to possess Percocet and use of a…read more

911 Call Hoax locks down Schools across the State of Georgia

911 Call Hoax locks down Schools across the State of Georgia

November 30th, 2022 – 3:15 PM Staff Reports – On Wednesday morning the Cartersville Police Department received a call about an active shooter situation at Cartersville High School. The Cartersville Police responded immediately and the school enacted a lockdown procedure. Officers ensured the safety of the school before giving an all-clear. Apparently fake 911 calls…read more

Atrium Health Floyd Generates More Than $1 Billion to Economy

Atrium Health Floyd Generates More Than $1 Billion to Economy

November 29th, 2022 – 4:45 PM Press release – The Atrium Health Floyd system has reported that it has impacted more than $1 billion towards the local and state economies. That figure is based on a report from the Georgia Hospital Association and data supplied by Atrium Health Floyd. The Atrium Health Floyd system includes…read more

Applications for reviewed Floyd County SPLOST Referendum due Nov 30th

Applications for reviewed Floyd County SPLOST Referendum due Nov 30th

November 29th, 2022 – 4:25 PM Press Release – Floyd County announced back in September that online applications for a possible 2023 SPLOST referendum are now available online by visiting floydcountyga.gov  – Citizens are encouraged to submit their applications no later than Wednesday, November 30, 2022. Applications submitted by the November 30th deadline will be reviewed…read more