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Category Archives: Local News

Planning commission meets Thursday

Planning commission meets Thursday

Wednesday, May 31, 2023–11:42 a.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- The Rome-Floyd County Planning Commission will consider a rezoning request for a 72-unit apartment complex between Carter Avenue and North Second Avenue south of Iron Street when they meet Thursday. The applicant is seeking a zoning change from Multifamily Residential to Urban Mixed Use to allow…read more

Arrest reports for May 31

Arrest reports for May 31

Wednesday, May 31, 2023–11:16 a.m. -Floyd County Jail records- Blood left at the scene of a 2018 burglary leads to arrest A blood sample collected at the scene of a burglary helps police nab a suspect. According to an arrest warrant on file at the Floyd County Jail: 20-year-old Walter Marquez Kirby of Rome entered…read more

Supplies 4 Success registration now open

Supplies 4 Success registration now open

Wednesday, May 31, 2023–10:06 a.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office is once again partnering with the BLESS Coalition and the Crosspoint City Church for the Supplies 4 Success program. Through the program, supplies, t-shirts, and food are distributed to local families who could use the extra help. This year there are…read more

Supplies 4 Success registration now open

Supplies 4 Success registration now open

Wednesday, May 31, 2023–10:06 a.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office is once again partnering with the BLESS Coalition and the Crosspoint City Church for the Supplies 4 Success program. Through the program, supplies, t-shirts, and food are distributed to local families who could use the extra help. This year there are…read more

Coosa Valley Credit Union announces 10th annual American Flag project

Coosa Valley Credit Union announces 10th annual American Flag project

Wednesday, May 31, 2023–10:02 a.m. -CVCU News release- Coosa Valley Credit Union is once again replacing torn or faded American flags in the communities the credit union serves. The project will run until July 4. ‚ÄúThis is the tenth year of this project and to date, Coosa Valley has replaced well over 400 torn or…read more

Four arrested after shooting elderly victim through window

Four arrested after shooting elderly victim through window

May 30th, 2023 – 3:10 PM Cherokee County Alabama Sheriff’s Office – According to Cherokee County Alabama Sheriff Jeff Shaver, four individuals were taken into custody Sunday evening by Sheriff’s Investigators following a shooting incident in the Wild Wood Cove area. Deputies responded to a residence on County Road 620 after receiving a 911 call…read more

Accident in Cherokee County AL Claims the life of Rome Teen

Accident in Cherokee County AL Claims the life of Rome Teen

May 30th, 2023 – 1:40 PM via WEIS radio – A single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 2:25 pm Friday, May 26, has claimed the life of a Rome, Ga., teen. The 14-year-old juvenile was critically injured when a 2017 Mahindra all-terrain vehicle that the teen was driving left the roadway, rode up a guide…read more

Deer collides with vehicle Sunday, injuring teen driver

Deer collides with vehicle Sunday, injuring teen driver

Tuesday, May 30, 2023–12:06 p.m. -Rome Police Department report- A Kingston teen was taken to the hospital for treatment following a vehicle/deer collision in West Rome. According to the Rome Police Department report: The incident occurred on Sunday at around 1:30 p.m. on Redmond Circle near Chieftain Drive when a deer ran into the roadway…read more

Arrest reports for May 30

Arrest reports for May 30

Tuesday, May 30, 2023–11:55 a.m. -Floyd County Jail records- Man accused of fleeing from police arrested on Monday A Lindale man was arrested on multiple charges after allegedly fleeing from police at a high rate of speed in the area of Highway 411 and Chateau Drive in November of last year. According to Floyd County…read more