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Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism Releases 2021 Visitor Spending Numbers

Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism Releases 2021 Visitor Spending Numbers

October 4th, 2022 – 4:35 PM Press Release – Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism received the official economic impact data from the state reporting that tourists spent $136.4 million in Floyd County in 2021, the most recent year that data is available. This spending is a 24.8% year-over-year increase surpassing pre-pandemic numbers. Additionally, the tourism industry supported 1,505…

Rome Man arrested after leading Police on high-speed Chase

Rome Man arrested after leading Police on high-speed Chase

October 4th, 2022 – 3:15 PM Floyd County Jail Records – On Monday the Floyd County Police Department arrested a Rome man after he fled from police in a high-speed chase. According to Floyd County Jail Records, when police pulled over 23-year-old Chance Dalton Beam for running a stop sign, he allegedly fled in his…

59-year-old Rome man arrested for Rape and  Child Molestation

59-year-old Rome man arrested for Rape and Child Molestation

October 4th, 2022 – 3:00 PM Floyd County Jail Records – A 59-year-old Rome man was arrested by the Floyd County Police Department on Monday for multiple charges including Child Molestation and Strong-arm Rape. According to Floyd County Jail Records, Russell Todd Turner of a Lady Marian Drive address was arrested for the alleged rape…

RCS Board of Education Names Christian A. Barnes Principal of RMS 

RCS Board of Education Names Christian A. Barnes Principal of RMS 

October 4th, 2022 – 2:55 PM RCS Press Release –  The Rome City Schools Board of Education met during a called Board meeting to name a principal at Rome Middle School. The Board voted to approve the hiring of Christian A. Barnes who has served as the assistant principal, AP coordinator, and discipline coordinator at…