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GSP investigating Saturday night crash

GSP investigating Saturday night crash

September 15, 2019–10:24 p.m. GEORGIA STATE PATROL According to the Georgia State Patrol, a late model Ford explorer, was traveling south on GA 1 (Highway 27 South) near Booger Hollow Road in the inside lane of travel. The Explorer began to rotate counter clockwise picking up on the two driver side wheels. The vehicle struck…

Man charged with rape

Man charged with rape

September 15, 2019–6:30 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A 33-year old Rome man, already in the Floyd County Jail has been charged with rape. According to jail records, Vincente Gonzalez-Guarcas forcibly raped the victim over a prolonged period of time, beginning in 2004 and ending in 2013. Gonzalez-Guarcas has been in jail since August 12…

Alabama man charged with child molestation

Alabama man charged with child molestation

September 15, 2019–6:07 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A 19-year old Cedar Bluff, Alabama man was booked into the Floyd County Jail Saturday on charges of child molestation, sexual battery on a child under the age of 16, simple battery and simple assault. According to jail records, Ka’Andre Ivory Starr molested a female under the…

New traffic route on Black Buffs Road in Rome

New traffic route on Black Buffs Road in Rome

September 15, 2019–2:16 p.m. NEWS RELEASE A new Reduced Conflict U-Turn (RCUT) at the intersection of State Road 1 and Black Buffs Road in Rome will improve safety and should be completed in the coming weeks, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation. The new traffic design will not affect drivers on SR 1, but…

Calhoun man arrested in on-line child sex sting

Calhoun man arrested in on-line child sex sting

September 15, 2019–2:09 p.m. FORSYTH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE “Operation Just Cause”, a proactive undercover investigation coordinated by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office High Technology Crime Unit, was a four-day proactive effort centered in Forsyth County beginning on Thursday, September 5, 2019. The operation, which took several months of planning, resulted in 24 individuals being arrested…

[Watch] Vietnam Veterans Celebrated in Downtown Rome

[Watch] Vietnam Veterans Celebrated in Downtown Rome

September 14, 2019 – 12:00 PM Ethan Garrett – Friday afternoon, many Romans gathered in Downtown Rome to celebrate visiting Vietnam Veterans and their service to this Country. Vietnam Veterans from all over the United States met in Rome to remember their time in the military and honor their comrades. We spoke with Selena Tilly…

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