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Calhoun Police respond to shots fired call Saturday night

Calhoun Police respond to shots fired call Saturday night

June 17, 2019—2:50 P.M. STAFF REPORTS Calhoun police responded to a shots fired call Saturday night. According to the police report, two females were engaged in a verbal altercation when a 3rd party fired his firearm into the sky to end the fight. Celvin Orozco Merdia of Venezuela reportedly used a .38 Caliber handgun to scare…

Two arrested after Adairsville Police find counterfeit money

Two arrested after Adairsville Police find counterfeit money

June 17, 2019–11:03 a.m. ADAIRSVILLE POLICE Adairsville Police recently arrested two people for using counterfeit money at local fast food restaurants. According to a news release, a lookout was issued for an SUV and police made a traffic stop on Highway 140. A manila envelope full of counterfeit bills and a firearm were observed in…

Floyd Board of Education meets Tuesday

Floyd Board of Education meets Tuesday

June 17, 2019–8:47 a.m. STAFF REPORTS The Floyd County Board of Education is expected to adopt the Fiscal Year 20 budget when they meet Tuesday morning. Also on the agenda is a resolution to raise the pay of board members from $400 to $600 a month. The raise was approved by the Georgia General Assembly…

Braves end 1st half with 3-2 Loss to GreenJackets

Braves end 1st half with 3-2 Loss to GreenJackets

June 17, 2019–7:42 a.m. KEVIN KAREL The Rome Braves fell to Augusta in extra innings on Sunday afternoon, splitting their four-game series with the GreenJackets at SRP Park. The loss ends the first half of Rome’s season and sends them into the All-Star Break with a 30-39 record. Once again the Braves got excellent pitching,…

Man airlifted following motorcycle crash in Cartersville

Man airlifted following motorcycle crash in Cartersville

June 17, 2019–7:40 a.m. WBHF RADIO An Alabama man was airlifted to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta Sunday following a motorcycle crash on Highway 41 at the entrance to Cartersville Medical Center. According to the Georgia State Patrol, Gary D. Bonds ran a red light at the intersection and struck the side of a pickup…

Georgia gas prices drop another five cents

Georgia gas prices drop another five cents

June 17, 2019–7:30 a.m. AAA SOUTH Georgia gas prices continue to decline. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.47 per gallon for regular unleaded. Monday’s state average is 5 cents less than a week ago, 19 cents less than this time last month, and 33 cents less than this time last year. It now costs $37.05 to fill a 15-gallon tank of gasoline. That is $5.55 less than…

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