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Former elementary school paraprofessional sentenced for possessing child pornography

Former elementary school paraprofessional sentenced for possessing child pornography

December 11th, 2019 – 2:30 PM Department of Justice: U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of Georgia Press Release – ROME, Ga. – Adam Brent Nesbitt has been sentenced for possessing approximately 800 images, and approximately 600 videos, of child pornography, depicting mostly children under 12 years old. Prior to his arrest, Nesbitt was a paraprofessional…

AAA URGES DRIVERS TO SAFELY SECURE CHRISTMAS TREES

AAA URGES DRIVERS TO SAFELY SECURE CHRISTMAS TREES

Decemember 11th, 2019 – 12:00 PM AAA Press Release – ATLANTA, Ga. (December 9, 2019 ) — Thanksgiving has passed and the Christmas season is in full effect. Parents with children in tow are searching for a real Christmas tree. Now that you have found the perfect tree, transporting it to your home can be problematic. According to…

Floyd partners with Erlanger to offer telemedicine technology in neurology and stroke care

Floyd partners with Erlanger to offer telemedicine technology in neurology and stroke care

December 11, 2019–12:00 p.m. NEWS RELEASE Residents in northwest Georgia can now receive world-class neurology and stroke diagnosis closer to home through a new telemedicine partnership between Floyd Medical Center and Erlanger Health System. “We are pleased to work with Erlanger Health System to offer our patients tele-neurology care,” said Kurt Stuenkel, President, and CEO…

Johnson Elementary fifth-grader wins Floyd County Schools’ District Spelling Bee

Johnson Elementary fifth-grader wins Floyd County Schools’ District Spelling Bee

December 11, 2019–11:55 a.m. NEWS RELEASE Johnson Elementary School fifth-grader Will Hosford correctly spelled “carnival” and then “kangaroo” to win the Floyd County Schools’ District Spelling Bee Tuesday morning at the Floyd County Schools’ central office. Eleven Floyd County students put their spelling skills to the test in the annual competition sponsored by the Floyd…

Polk County Police seeking armed robbery suspect

Polk County Police seeking armed robbery suspect

December 11, 2019–10:04 a.m. POLK COUNTY POLICE The Polk County Police Department is searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred early Tuesday morning. 22-year old Brandon Earl Preston is wanted on charges of armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Authorities say Preston robbed the Cowboy’s…

[VIDEO] Icy spots cause wrecks on Turner McCall bridges Wednesday morning

[VIDEO] Icy spots cause wrecks on Turner McCall bridges Wednesday morning

December 11, 2019–9:11 a.m. STAFF REPORTS The Wednesday morning commute got a little tricky for some motorists when temperatures dropped below freezing. No major issues were reported on area roads, but bridges and overpasses were a different story. A pickup truck crashed on the Turner McCall Boulevard Bridge near Home Depot when it hit an…

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