LOCAL NEWS

 

Capt. Dave Roberson has announced his intent to run for sheriff in 2020 when current sheriff Tim Burkhalter steps down.
In preparation for the Shakespeare Festival, the Town Green Fountain will be closed until after the festival on June 12.
At issue are two uncontested county school board races that appeared on city ballots.
Two are arrested for aggravated assault in separate incidents, a man is charged with terroristic threats and acts and police make several drug arrests.
Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Rome posted a mixed month in April even as the state saw generally down numbers for several cities.
After reports of shots fired in the area at around 6:30 p.m. police found a man who had been shot near the walking trail leading to Walmart off of Redmond Circle.
A reported man with a gun walked into GSP Post or DDS called into scanner traffic. The suspect has not been apprehended. We will know more details once they are available.
Chattooga County Sheriffs Department was called to a Summerville residence in reference to a domestic problem.
Former Medical Examiner, Dr. Joseph L. Burton, has pleaded guilty to giving opioids away in exchange for sex. The other 5 are awaiting sentencing.
Wayside road around #2555 will be closed for cross drain repairs until tomorrow.