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Seifert to seek city commission seat

Seifert to seek city commission seat

August 20, 2019–11:35 a.m. NEWS RELEASE J.J. Walker Seifert, formally announces her intent to run for Rome City Commissioner (Ward 3). As an attorney, a community activist, and proud mom of teens, JJ has a unique perspective as a creative problem solver. In her vocation, JJ solves others’ legal problems. In her community advocacy work,…

Georgia Supreme Court upholds local murder conviction

Georgia Supreme Court upholds local murder conviction

August 20, 2019–6:46 a.m. STAFF REPORTS The Georgia Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction of Jamal Nevin Foreman, who is serving a sentence of life without the possibility of parole in the shooting death of Wreno Fain five years ago. Fain was shot multiple times in the parking lot of Club Lexus on Main Street…

Woman charged with aggravated assault on a police officer

Woman charged with aggravated assault on a police officer

August 20, 2019–6:40 a.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A Rome woman was arrested Sunday after she allegedly hit a Floyd County Police car with her vehicle during an attempted traffic stop on Highway 27 North at Dugger Drive. According to Floyd County Jail records, 46-year old Emily Elizabeth Shelton of a Keown Road address struck…

Election qualifying continues today

Election qualifying continues today

August 20, 2019–6:39 a.m. STAFF REPORTS Today is the second day of qualifying for Municipal Elections in Rome and Cave Spring. On Monday, Mayor Bill Collins qualified for another term on the Rome City Commission in Ward 3.  In Ward 1, incumbent Milton Slack qualified along with Mark Cochran. In Cave Spring, former Mayor Rob…

Plainville woman arrested for theft, fraud and elder abuse

Plainville woman arrested for theft, fraud and elder abuse

August 20, 2019–6:19 a.m. GORDON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE A Plainville woman has been arrested on numerous counts of theft, fraud, forgery and elder abuse. According to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, the charges against 48-year old Patricia Hannah stem from an investigation initiated by Sheriff’s detectives in June acting on a complaint. Detectives believe that stolen…

Portion of Garden Lakes Boulevard closed today

Portion of Garden Lakes Boulevard closed today

August 20, 2019–6:16 a.m. STAFF REPORTS Norfolk Southern will close Garden Lakes Blvd at the railroad intersection located close to Garden Lakes Elementary today from 10 AM to 3 PM. Norfolk Southern is performing maintenance on the railroad. This closure will restrict access to Garden Lakes Blvd going both directions. Please plan accordingly.

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