There is no custom code to display.

There is no custom code to display.

Local News

More

Georgia DOT awards contracts for Chattooga, Polk projects

Georgia DOT awards contracts for Chattooga, Polk projects

August 7, 2022–7:47 p.m. GEORGIA DOT A bridge construction project in Chattooga County and a repaving project in Polk County are among the $199 million in construction contracts awarded by the Georgia Department of Transportation in June. The DOT awarded a contract of nearly $5 million to C.W. Matthews for the construction of a bridge…

Pay raises for commissioners, school board members on city commission agenda

Pay raises for commissioners, school board members on city commission agenda

August 7, 2022–7:40 p.m. STAFF REPORTS The Rome City Commission is set to vote on a change to the city charter that would increase the pay for city commissioners and members of the Rome City School Board when they meet Monday night. If approved, the salary for city commissioners would go from $8,400 to $12,000…

Two charged with child cruelty

Two charged with child cruelty

August 7, 2022–7:38 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS Two Silver Creek residents are accused of leaving a four-year-old child locked outside without access to food, water, or shelter while they slept inside. 21-year-old Triston Drake Bright and 23-year-old Angelica Katharine Brown are both charged with 1st-degree cruelty to children. Bright was also charged with false…

Woman facing charges in chase that started in Georgia, ended in Alabama

Woman facing charges in chase that started in Georgia, ended in Alabama

August 7, 2022–7:33 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS/WEIS RADIO A Rome woman is facing charges following a high-speed chase from Georgia into Cherokee County, Alabama last week. Floyd County Police were pursuing the vehicle driven by 35-year-old Lynsey Beth Foster last Wednesday. Cedar Bluff Officers joined the chase as it entered Alabama.  That vehicle hit…