Floyd Police arrest 74-year-old Dalton man on child molestation charges

Floyd Police arrest 74-year-old Dalton man on child molestation charges

From Floyd County Police: Floyd County Police Department Criminal Investigations Division arrested Eugene Talmadge Bowling (age 74) of a Dalton, Ga. address on felony charges of Child Molestation and Sexual Battery. Floyd County Police Investigator, FCPD patrol officers with assistance from the Georgia State Patrol arrested Bowling at the Kangaroo Convenience Store on Burlington Rd this… Read more

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Updated: Atlanta man listed as possible suspect in Downtown shooting death of 22-year-old Travious Floyd

Updated: Atlanta man listed as possible suspect in Downtown shooting death of 22-year-old Travious Floyd

From WRGA: An 24-year-old Atlanta man is listed on the Rome Police reporst as a possible suspect in today’s early morning shooting in Downtown Rome that left 22-year-old Travious Floyd dead. The incident happened after an altercation at The Peach, a nightclub at 425 Broad St. read more Read more

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Today’s Heritage First Headlines: One dead after shooting Downtown. Rome High graduation today. Photo gallery from Floyd County graduations. Rome’s Thad Watters wins national volunteer award. This week across Northwest Georgia. Sports updates.

Today’s Heritage First Headlines: One dead after shooting Downtown. Rome High graduation today. Photo gallery from Floyd County graduations. Rome’s Thad Watters wins national volunteer award. This week across Northwest Georgia. Sports updates.

Ware Mechanical forecast Sunshine, high of 83 today. 40% rain chance for Memorial Day.  Headlines: WRGA: One dead after early morning shooting in downtown Rome; Search underway for suspect. Crime Memorial Day weekend: Rome High graduation at 2 p.m. today. Big remembrance events planned for Ridge Ferry Park and Lindale. Weekend Rome’s Thad Watters named 2015… Read more

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Bartow, Cartersville crime updates brought to you by Midian Roofing

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Bartow County Jail report: Today Cartersville Police arrest reports: No reports Read more

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WRGA: One dead after early morning shooting in downtown Rome; Search underway for suspect

WRGA: One dead after early morning shooting in downtown Rome; Search underway for suspect

From WRGA: One man is dead, another man is being sought after a shooting in downtown Rome early this morning. According to Capt. Roy Willingham with the Rome police department, police were called around 2 a.m. to an incident that began with someone spraying pepper spray in the Peach, at 425 Broad Street. read more Read more

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Memorial Day weekend: Rome High graduation at 2 p.m. today. Big Memorial remembrance events planned for Ridge Ferry Park and Lindale.

Memorial Day weekend: Rome High graduation at 2 p.m. today. Big Memorial remembrance events planned for Ridge Ferry Park and Lindale.

Sunday Rome High, graduation at 2 p.m. at The Forum. Sonoraville High graduation at 3 p.m.  CounterPoint Music Festival, Kingston Downs. Watch traffic on U.S. 411 near Floyd/Bartow line. Rome Braves vs. Savannah, 2 p.m. read more Read more

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Rome’s Thad Watters named 2015 National Board Volunteer of Year for Boys and Girls Club

Rome’s Thad Watters named 2015 National Board Volunteer of Year for Boys and Girls Club

Rome’s own Thad Watters has been named the 2015 National Board Volunteer of the Year for the Boys and Girls Club for his work in the Northwest Georgia Board of Directors. Watters received the award during the Boys and Girls Club of America National Conference in Chicago. read more Read more

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This week: Memorial Day remembrance events, Rome and Floyd County Commission meetings, Job Fair for Hon Corp., Cartersville Farmer’s Market returns

This week: Memorial Day remembrance events, Rome and Floyd County Commission meetings, Job Fair for Hon Corp., Cartersville Farmer’s Market returns

Monday Memorial Day Holiday: All federal, state government offices and financial institutions closed. Memorial Day is a day of remembering and honoring those who sacrificed their lives for their country. Booths and tents will fill Ridge Ferry Park with veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Grenada, Kuwait, Somalia, Iraq and Afghanistan as the community comes… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Forecast: Sunshine, high of 83 today. 40% rain chance for Memorial Day.

Ware Mechanical Forecast: Sunshine, high of 83 today. 40% rain chance for Memorial Day.

The forecast: =&0=&Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Memorial Day: A… Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Shorter Lady Hawks in World Series semifinals today. Darlington loses Game 1 of the AA State Baseball Championship, Game 2 on Monday. Rome Braves top Savannah.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Shorter Lady Hawks in World Series semifinals today. Darlington loses Game 1 of the AA State Baseball Championship, Game 2 on Monday. Rome Braves top Savannah.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report Shorter to play North Georgia today at 1 p.m. EST in the semifinals of the 2015 NCAA Division II Women’s College World Series. Media release: In its quest for the school’s first NCAA team national championship, the No. 24-ranked Shorter softball squad will have to outduel in-state rival and sixth-ranked North… Read more

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Obituaries: Services today for Michele Lambert and Harley Mercer, Jr. Remembering Rev. Elgin Williams.

Obituaries: Services today for Michele Lambert and Harley Mercer, Jr. Remembering Rev. Elgin Williams.

Michele Dawn Lambert, age 48, of Cave Spring, passed away Thursday May 21, 2015 in a Rome Medical Center. Michele was born December 13, 1966 in Floyd County. Survivors include her sons, Justin Hart, Chandler Hart, parents, Billy Joe and Glenda Bing Lambert, Cave Spring; brothers, Todd (Renee) Lambert, Cave Springs; Gary (Kelly) Lambert, VA; several nieces… Read more

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Updated: Photo gallery: Local High School graduations including Model, Pepperell, Armuchee, Coosa.

Updated: Photo gallery: Local High School graduations including Model, Pepperell, Armuchee, Coosa.

Thousands of visitors are packing the streets of Downtown Rome for local high school graduations being held at The Forum this weekend. Floyd County high schools wrapped up their ceremonies on Saturday. Today: Rome High School graduates at 2 p.m. And in Calhoun, Sonoraville High graduation is at 3 p.m.  read more Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Darlington falls in Game 1 to Wesleyan, 6-4.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Darlington falls in Game 1 to Wesleyan, 6-4.

Despite a hard-fought come back, the Darlington Tigers lose Game one of the AA State Baseball Championship series to Wesleyan, 6-4. Game two will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Wesleyan with third game to follow if needed. Live video feed here or listen at 95.7 FM. read more Read more

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Today’s Heritage First Headlines: Old GE plant sees new life, Busy Memorial Day weekend with graduations, Updates from across Coosa Valley, Sports and more.

Today’s Heritage First Headlines: Old GE plant sees new life, Busy Memorial Day weekend with graduations, Updates from across Coosa Valley, Sports and more.

Ware Mechanical forecast Sunshine for the weekend, thunderstorms possible on Monday. Today: High of 83.  Headlines: Old GE Plant in West Rome refurbished as new parts warehouse; Another 123-acres of GE property to be donated to City of Rome. GE Memorial Day Weekend: Another big day for high school graduations, barbecues, baseball and more. Calendar… Read more

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