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Woman charged with aggravated assault

Woman charged with aggravated assault

January 18, 2021–11:38 a.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A 25-year old Rome woman was arrested Sunday after she allegedly attacked a man with a hammer at her Southern Street residence. According to Floyd County Jail records, Shania Alexandria Walker Harding struck the victim’s vehicle with the hammer while the man was inside. Harding was also…

Georgia Pump Prices Jump 7 Cents

Georgia Pump Prices Jump 7 Cents

January 18th, 2021 – 9:55 AM AAA – The Auto Club Group – Georgia gas prices  increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.23 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday’s state average is 7 cents more than a week ago, 20 cents more than last month, and 18 cents less than…

Man charged with burglary, theft of a motor vehicle

Man charged with burglary, theft of a motor vehicle

January 17, 2021–5:54 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A man has been arrested in connection with a burglary on Mt. Alto Road that occurred back in August. According to the arrest warrants, 23-year old Jacob Thomas Smith of Rome entered the unoccupied residence and took $6,000 in property belonging to the victim. Smith also entered…

Rome City School students return to normal schedule Tuesday

Rome City School students return to normal schedule Tuesday

January 17, 2021–5:51 p.m. STAFF REPORTS Following Monday’s King holiday, all Rome City School System students will return to their normal schedules on Tuesday. Friday was a Flexible Learning Day for students due to an increase in COVID-19 cases within the school system. Once again, Rome City School students will return for in-person classes Tuesday.

Report: Man offered minor $100 for sex act

Report: Man offered minor $100 for sex act

January 17, 2021–5:48 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A 46-year old Rome man is facing a felony count of solicitation of sodomy involving a minor following his arrest over the weekend. According to Floyd County Jail records, Mauricio Perez-Vicente offered $100 to a female under the age of 18 to perform a sex act on…

Man arrested on an aggravated assault charge

Man arrested on an aggravated assault charge

January 17, 2021–5:46 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A 59-year old Rome man was arrested late last week on a felony aggravated assault charge. According to Floyd County Jail records, Terry Lynn Coots struck a woman in the head with a blunt object. The victim sustained a medium-sized laceration to her forehead as a result…

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