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Summerville woman charged with robbery

Summerville woman charged with robbery

April 17, 2021–1:35 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A 34-year old Summerville woman was booked into the Floyd County Jail Friday on a felony count of robbery by sudden snatching. According to Floyd County Jail records, Dominique Makela Adams snatched bank information and a $100 bill out of a man’s hand at a location in…

Right Southbound Lane of I-75 Closed Monday

Right Southbound Lane of I-75 Closed Monday

April 17, 2021–1:30 p.m. GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Resurfacing work is scheduled to resume today, weather permitting on I-75 in Bartow County. The work will close the southbound right lane and right shoulder between mileposts 300 and 299 from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Motorists should expect delays.

Three arrested on drug trafficking charges

Three arrested on drug trafficking charges

April 17, 2021–1:25 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS Three people were arrested at a residence on Woods Road Friday after Rome-Floyd Metro Task Force officers find over 28 grams of methamphetamine, digital scales, and a 12-gauge shotgun. According to Floyd County Jail records, 59-year old Christopher Jackson Colburn, 60-year old Levon Boyd Tucker, and 52-year…

Man charged with rape

Man charged with rape

April 17, 2021–1:22 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A 28-year old Rome man is facing charges of rape and obscene internet contact with a child. According to arrest warrants, Christopher Haven Minter raped the victim back on March 26 at a location on Melton Avenue in Rome. Minter is also accused of contacting a minor…

Three charged with concealing a death

Three charged with concealing a death

April 17, 2021–1:03 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS Three people have been arrested on felony warrants charging them with concealing the death of another person. According to the warrants, 38-year old Matthew David Bryan of Rome drove from Cobb County through Bartow County and into Floyd County with a deceased person in the vehicle. That…

Annual Ellen Axson Wilson ArtsFest May 1

Annual Ellen Axson Wilson ArtsFest May 1

April 17, 2021–10:34 a.m. NEWS RELEASE Join Downtown Rome on Saturday, May 1 for the Annual Ellen Axson Wilson ArtsFest from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  This vibrant event will encompass craft vendors throughout downtown, along with live music and sidewalk sales. The Rome Area Council for the Arts (RACA) will help host a variety…

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