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  • Babysitter Charged After Child Is Hit By Car

    A 24-year old Rome woman was jailed late Thursday after police say she left a young child in the care of an intoxicated individual. The child was then run over by a vehicle.

  • Bicyclist Hit By Car Facing Charges

    58-year old Richard Higdon was hit after he rode into the path of a car on North 5th Avenue Wednesday afternoon.

  • Area Unemployment Rates Decline In August

    In August, the unemployment rate in Rome was just 5.3 percent, unemployment claims fell and job growth continued to climb.

  • Wednesday Morning Wreck Closes Alabama Highway

    Fog is believed to have played a role in a wreck involving three trucks that shut down Alabama Highway about a mile from the state line Wednesday morning.

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Representative Stacey Evans, Democratic Candidate for Governor in 2018 brought her message of hope Friday night to the Floyd County Democrats Georgia Giants Dinner.
A 21-year old Rome man arrested for threatening to stab two people at a motel.
Floyd County Board of Elections and Registration will celebrate National Voter Registration Day with a open house.
The Rome Office of Tourism will host the 21st annual Where Romans Rest: Myrtle Hill Cemetery Tours.
The City of Rome and Floyd County are collaborating for a day of dog park play and adoption for the community.
A man reported a cell phone and $135 in cash were stolen.
Arrests include a man accused of stealing from Shorter University, a man accused of buying a gun with fake money, and a man charged with violating the sex offender registry law.
Janay Shantell Collins reportedly left the one-year-old in the care of an intoxicated person.
Paul Chelimo, the silver medalist in the 5,000-meter race at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games is returning to the city where he first started racing in the United States.
A body is discovered off of Cedar Avenue by a railroad employed.
61-year old Brenda Gail Duke of Lindale allegedly falsified a document to show that her conviction for DUI had been "unaffirmed" by the Appeals Court of Georgia.
58-year old Richard Higdon was hit on North 5th Avenue Wednesday afternoon. He has since been discharged from the hospital.
In August, Rome's unemployment rate was just 5.3, down from 6.3 percent in July.