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The Georgia State Patrol is urging drivers who will be traveling throughout the state this weekend to make safety a priority
The Georgia Department of Transportation will scale back its construction work across northwest Georgia
A former Floyd County Prison inmate is accused of trying to smuggle meth and marijuana into the facility, a man is charged with aggravated assault and a woman is charged with identity fraud.
The officer involved has been identified and a woman in the home was also arrested.
A corrections officer at Hays State Prison was injured in an apparent attack on Tuesday evening of this week.
Traffic is at a standstill on both Highway 53 and Highway 41.
a man is charged with aggravated assault, another is accused of threatening to take an Uber to Rome to strangle a local resident, and a man is charged with trying to smuggle drugs into the prison.
A 34-year old Rome man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly tried to strike another man with a machete.
Model High students graduate Friday night. Rome, Coosa, Pepperell, and Armuchee High ceremonies are all on Saturday.
The unemployment rate fell seven-tenths of a percentage point in April, reaching 3.2 percent.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called following an officer-involved shooting Thursday morning on Kingston Highway.
The Gordon County Sheriffs Office has reported they have apprehended a fugitive from justice.
A Plainville man is facing drug and weapons charges following a traffic stop on Highway 140 Tuesday morning.
A man is charged with influencing a witness, another man is accused of trying to smuggle contraband into the Floyd County Prison and two are arrested for selling meth.
According to Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome, a single gunshot hit an 18-year-old male on Ladue Avenue at about 6:45 p.m. Tuesday evening.