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Category Archives: Local News

Man charged with child molestation

Man charged with child molestation

December 8, 2021–5:05 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A 35-year old Rome man has been arrested on warrants charging him with child molestation, statutory rape, and sodomy. According to the warrants, Navajo Orlando Williams molested and had sex with a female who was under the age of 16. The acts occurred back in February of…read more

3G cellular service to be phased out

3G cellular service to be phased out

December 8, 2021–4:52 p.m. NEWS RELEASE The public is being urged to plan ahead for the phase-out of 3G cellular networks and services. Many phones and devices will stop working as soon as December 31. Many older cell phones will be unable to make or receive calls and texts, including calls to 911. Contact your…read more

[VIDEO] Raceway in West Rome celebrates grand opening

[VIDEO] Raceway in West Rome celebrates grand opening

December 8th, 2021 – 1:30 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor and Video Reporter – On Wednesday morning the new Raceway Gas Station, located at 2459 Shorter Avenue, celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. *For more on this, please see the WRGA video above.read more

FCPD golf tournament raised more than $14K for Restoration Rome

FCPD golf tournament raised more than $14K for Restoration Rome

December 8, 2021–10:32 a.m. NEWS RELEASE The police department is thrilled by the results of the 2021 golf tournament that benefits Restoration Rome. Donations from our tournament once again exceed the previous year’s totals and will promote the work being done with foster care and rebuilding families in our community. The 2021 charity tournament raised…read more

Report: Man put knife to woman’s throat

Report: Man put knife to woman’s throat

December 8, 2021–10:30 a.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A Rockmart man was jailed Tuesday after he put a knife to a woman’s throat as she was driving on Highway 27 south of Rome. According to Floyd County Jail records, the victim sustained a small cut to her throat during the incident, which occurred in the…read more

Rome Braves being sold, will remain Atlanta Braves affiliate

Rome Braves being sold, will remain Atlanta Braves affiliate

December 8, 2021–8:30 a.m. NEWS RELEASE The Atlanta Braves have entered into an agreement to have the Rome Braves become a part of Diamond Baseball Holdings. According to a news release, DBH is an organization dedicated to supporting, promoting, and enhancing the sport of baseball through professional management, best practices, innovation, and investment. DBH is…read more

GNTC honors Basic Law Enforcement Graduates

GNTC honors Basic Law Enforcement Graduates

December 8, 2021–8:10 a.m. NEWS RELEASE Seven Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) students graduated from Basic Law Enforcement Training Classes #2021-01 and #2021-02 on Monday, Dec. 6, during a ceremony held at the conference center on the Gordon County Campus. GNTC Law Enforcement Academy Director James Pledger welcomed the graduates and guests and introduced the…read more

Floyd County email servers back up

Floyd County email servers back up

December 7, 2021–7:05 p.m. NEWS RELEASE Floyd County government email servers are back online after a phishing attack that occurred Friday.  Floyd County’s Director of Information Technology, La Sonja Holcomb reported all updates have been completed and have run clean since Monday. Please delete any suspicious emails you may have received from a floydcountyga.org email address…read more

Woman accused of pointing a gun while at two fast-food restaurants

Woman accused of pointing a gun while at two fast-food restaurants

December 7, 2021–10:38 a.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A Rome woman was arrested late Monday night after she pointed a gun at employees at a couple of fast-food restaurants. According to Floyd County Jail records, 22-year old Hannah Faith Graves pulled up to the window at McDonald’s on Shorter Avenue, pointed the handgun at the…read more