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City, county school boards will meet Thursday

City, county school boards will meet Thursday

July 8, 2020–5:45 p.m. STAFF REPORTS Both the Floyd County School Board and the Rome Board of Education will hold called meetings on Thursday. The county school board meets at 8 a.m. in the board room to approve the FY21 Tentative Budget. Public hearings regarding the millage rate, which is expected to remain the same,…

City and county leaders discuss rising COVID-19 cases, masks in public

City and county leaders discuss rising COVID-19 cases, masks in public

July 8, 2020–5:43 p.m. STAFF REPORTS City and county leaders are standing in agreement about the importance of wearing a face-covering while in public as a way to stem the rise in COVID-19 cases.  However, whether masks should be mandatory remains an open question. Members of the Rome City and Floyd County Commissions gathered with…

[VIDEO] Rome/Floyd Board of Commissioners discuss rising COVID-19 Cases

[VIDEO] Rome/Floyd Board of Commissioners discuss rising COVID-19 Cases

July 8th, 2020 – 3:20 PM The City of Rome and Floyd County Board of Commissioners- The Floyd County Board of Commissioners and the City of Rome Board of Commission will host a special joint meeting on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 to discuss the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Rome and Floyd County. To…

Three arrested on drug charges in Cave Spring

Three arrested on drug charges in Cave Spring

July 8, 2020–2:23 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS Three people were arrested at a home on Hall Minshew Road in Cave Spring on drug charges Tuesday. According to Floyd County Jail records, 47-year old Jimmy Anthony Quinn of the residence was found with over an ounce of methamphetamine during the execution of a search warrant.…

Authorities searching for missing Plainville teen

Authorities searching for missing Plainville teen

July 8, 2020–2:17 p.m. GORDON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE The Gordon County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenager. 16-year old Sierra Leann Brunner was reported missing on Monday. She was last seen by family members the night before at her home in Plainville. Evidence indicates that she left the…

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