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Man arrested after allegedly fleeing from GSP

Man arrested after allegedly fleeing from GSP

October 13, 2019–7:27 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A Plainville man was arrested Saturday in the area of Old Summerville Road at Highway 27 North on multiple charges after allegedly fleeing from police. According to Floyd County Jail records, the Georgia State Patrol attempted to stop a motorcycle for not having a visible tag. 32-year…

Rome Middle School honors 2019-2020 REACH Scholars

Rome Middle School honors 2019-2020 REACH Scholars

October 13, 2019–7:24 a.m. NEWS RELEASE On Friday, October 11, Rome Middle School hosted community members, faculty, staff, students and their families to witness the first-ever REACH Georgia Signing Ceremony as they announced the school system’s first-ever REACH scholars. REACH Georgia is the State of Georgia’s first needs-based mentorship and college scholarship program. According to…

Tire collection event October 19

Tire collection event October 19

October 13, 2019–7:18 p.m. NEWS RELEASE The Rome-Floyd Recycling Center and Keep Rome-Floyd Beautiful will host a Scrap Tire Amnesty day for Rome and Floyd County residents at State Mutual Stadium this coming Saturday (October 19) from 9 am – 3 pm. The limit will be 8 tires and/or 2 tractor tires per vehicle They…

Report: Man tied to stab woman with scissors

Report: Man tied to stab woman with scissors

October 13, 2019–7:14 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A 53-year old Rome man was jailed Friday on charges of aggravated assault and public drunk. According to Floyd County Jail records, Billy Robert Kelly of a Dodd Boulevard address attempted to stab a woman with a pair of scissors. Kelly was arrested at a location on…

Early voting begins Monday

Early voting begins Monday

October 13, 2019–3:24 p.m. STAFF REPORTS Early voting for the November 5 Municipal Election begins Monday. City voters can vote in advance weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Floyd County Health Department on East 12th Street. At this point, there is no weekend voting scheduled, but talks are ongoing. Six seats on…

Votes on panhandling, urban camping set for Monday

Votes on panhandling, urban camping set for Monday

October 13, 2019–3:09 p.m. STAFF REPORTS Rome City Commissioners are expected to vote on ordinances regarding panhandling and urban camping when they meet Monday night. If approved, the ordinances would prohibit aggressive panhandling in the city limits and urban camping in public areas. You can read the ordinances on below. Panhandling Ordinance Urban Camping Ordinance…

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