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[WATCH] Alabama authorities seeking persons responsible for vehicle fires

August 25, 2019–7:00 a.m. WEIS RADIO The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is looking to identify the two individuals in the video. (watch until the end ) The two were attempting to drill a hole in the fuel tank of a truck at Mike’s Tire in Crossville at 3:30 am on August 20th. The tank ignited…

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Floyd announces promotions in Imaging Services

August 25, 2019–12:12 a.m. NEWS RELEASE Floyd has announced several changes in Imaging Services as it works to continue its outstanding level of care in northwest Georgia and northeast Alabama. Aimee Griffin has been promoted to Director of Imaging Services for Floyd Medical Center, Polk Medical Center and Cherokee Medical Center. Griffin is known to…

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Floyd expands program to cut down on Urgent Care waiting times

August 7, 2019–8:38 a.m. NEWS RELEASE A service aimed at making visits more convenient has been expanded to include all Floyd Urgent Care locations. Save My Spot, designed to cut down on the time patients have to spend in the waiting room, begin earlier this summer in Rome, Cartersville and Centre, Alabama. The service is…

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Alabama church damaged by fire

August 5, 2019–10:09 p.m. WEIS RADIO Firefighters and other emergency personnel responded to an early Monday morning blaze at the Grace Pointe Church of God in Centre, which shut down traffic in front of the building in both directions for an extended period of time.  It’s believed the blaze started around 2:00 am (Monday) –…

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Two arrested in drive-by shooting in Centre, Alabama

July 31, 2019–7:36 a.m. WEIS RADIO Two individuals have been arrested and a third suspect is being sought in connection to a drive-by shooting occurring on Monday night at a residence off of Powell Drive in Centre. According to Centre Police Chief Kirk Blankenship, Investigators followed up on information that led them to an individual…

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Three injured in ATV accident in Cherokee County, Alabama

July 29, 2019–8:39 a.m. WEIS RADIO Cherokee County’s first responders had a busy evening Sunday. Shortly after 7:30 Cherokee County Central Dispatch received a request for help from an individual who appeared to be in distress – however, dispatchers were only provided with Highway 411 as a possible location. They immediately tapped resources from the…

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Report: Man took $30,000 in building materials and other items

July 29, 2019–6:50 a.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A 38-year old Centre, Alabama man was booked into the Floyd County Jail Sunday on a felony warrant charging him with theft by taking. According to the arrest warrant, Joshua Steven Clifton went onto someone else’s property in Floyd County and took multiple items including brass fittings,…

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New law requires notification for dense breast tissue

July 21, 2019–1:00 a.m. STAFF REPORTS Women who get mammograms at The Breast Center at Floyd already receive letters informing them of their test results. Because of a new state law, this result letter will now include additional information about breast tissue density. Margie’s Law took effect July 1, requiring the notification because very dense…

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Rome man wanted in multiple charges arrested in Alabama

July 12, 2019–11:00 p.m. WEIS RADIO A Georgia resident was taken into custody on Thursday morning after the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about an individual trespassing in the Gaylesville area. The suspect, identified as Randy Siniard of Rome, was confronted by the homeowner as he was in the process of breaking…

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Two Gaylesville, Alabama residents charged in animal cruelty case

July 12, 2019–8:08 a.m. WEIS RADIO Sheriff’s Office investigators and Cherokee County Animal Control officers spent Thursday afternoon investigating an animal cruelty case in the Gaylesville community. According to Sheriff Jeff Shaver, two individuals were charged with animal cruelty and interfering with governmental operations. The Sheriff’s Office and Animal Control seized several canines, goats, and…

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Confirmed case of animal rabies in Cedar Bluff, Alabama

July 11, 2019–12:45 p.m. WEIS RADIO A confirmed animal rabies case in Cherokee County, Alabama. The rabid bat was found in the area of Quail Run Drive in Cedar Bluff, according to Cherokee County Animal Control Officer Dustin Dutton. “There were four children who were exposed because they were handling the bat,” he said.  “People…

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Alabama back-to-school sales tax holiday starts July 19

July 10, 2019–9:30 a.m. STAFF REPORTS The State of Alabama will once again have a sales tax holiday for school-related items. The 14th annual tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 19 and ends at midnight Sunday, July 2 Shoppers will be able to buy certain school supplies, computers, books and clothing free of the state’s…

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Silver Creek man killed in Alabama wreck

June 30, 2019–3:00 p.m. WAAY TV A 61-year old Silver Creek man died in a single-vehicle accident on I-59 in DeKalb County, Alabama Saturday afternoon. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, James Harold Hillis died after his 1999 Mack tractor-trailer ran off the road, struck a ditch and flipped. The truck then caught fire.…

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Man arrested for burglary and arson at Rozy Food Mart

June 26, 2019–8:12 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY POLICE A 21-year old Boaz, Alabama man has been arrested in connection with a burglary and arson at the Rozy Food Mart near the Georgia-Alabama Line that occurred last month. According to Floyd County Police, Dustin Wade Smith was arrested by Etowah County, Alabama authorities late Tuesday on warrants…

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Wanted Georgia man arrested in Alabama

June 25, 2019—11:30 A.M. WZQZ RADIO/WEIS RADIO A man arrested over the weekend on drug charges in Cherokee County, Alabama is also wanted in Georgia. The Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force had issued warrants for 36-year-old Benjamin Lee Johnson for drug-related crimes.  He was wanted in Georgia for possession of methamphetamine, possession of…

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Man wanted for attempted murder in Alabama in custody

June 21, 2019–7:18 a.m. WEIS RADIO A man being sought by Cherokee County, Alabama authorities on attempted murder charges is now in custody. 54-year old Michael Gilreath was taken into custody Thursday evening on County Road 16 in Cherokee County. Deputies responded to a residence on County Road 22 in the Kirk’s Grove Community Monday…

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Rome man sought in Cherokee County, Alabama shooting

June 19, 2019–6:40 a.m. CHEROKEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE According to Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Cherokee County investigators have arrested two suspects in connection with a shooting that occurred at a residence on County Road 22 in the Kirk’s Grove Community. Deputies responded to the call just before 10 PM on Monday night where they found a man suffering…

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Man shot in Cherokee County, Alabama

June 18, 2019–12:52 p.m. WEIS RADIO The Cherokee County, Alabama Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident that occurred Monday night. According to initial reports, a man was shot in the back of the head during some sort of altercation on County Road 22. Family members drove the man to a location on Foster’s Mill…

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Two arrested in Alabama kidnapping

June 18, 2019–9:43 a.m. DEKALB COUNTY, ALABAMA SHERIFF’S OFFICE Thursday night (June 13, 2019) an adult male was kidnapped by two suspects from the Pisgah area of Jackson County around midnight. The victim was transported to a residence on Moses Drive in Henagar. After being assaulted and tied up, the victim was able to escape…

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Save My Spot to Make Urgent Care Visits More Convenient

June 12, 2019—4:00 P.M. PRESS RELEASE Patients visiting Floyd Urgent Care in Rome, Cartersville and Centre, Alabama, are now able to save their spot in line. Save My Spot is designed to cut down on time spent in the waiting room. To make an appointment online, patients can go to www.floyd.org/urgentcare and select an Urgent…

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