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Student charged with pepper-spraying classmates

Student charged with pepper-spraying classmates

Friday, Feb. 3, 2023–10:38 a.m. -Floyd County Jail records- A student at Pepperell High School was arrested Thursday morning and charged with felony possession of a weapon on school grounds on accusations that she sprayed two students during an altercation, which affected other staff members, and then continued to spray as she walked around the…

Guilty verdict returned in 2021 murder

Guilty verdict returned in 2021 murder

Friday, Feb. 3, 2023–7:17 a.m. -John Bailey, Rome News-Tribune- A jury found a Rome man guilty of malice murder and other related charges Thursday concerning the 2021 killing of Scott Dennis Hayes. Jeffrey Alfred Shedrick shot Hayes three times, once in the back of the head and twice in the back, in the woods between…

Five arrested on Walnut Avenue for meth possession

Five arrested on Walnut Avenue for meth possession

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023–1:13 p.m. -Floyd County Jail records- Rome-Floyd Metro task Force Officers executed a search warrant at a residence on Walnut Avenue early Thursday and arrested five people on charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug-related objects. According to Floyd County Jail records: Officers found meth and a set of digital…

New Cave Spring City Charter being drafted to add city manager position

New Cave Spring City Charter being drafted to add city manager position

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023–12:45 p.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- The Cave Spring City Council is moving forward with an effort to change to a city manager form of government. During a called meeting Wednesday, the council asked City Attorney Frank Beacham to draft a new city charter, which will hopefully be ready for review during…