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Arrest reports for February 28

Arrest reports for February 28

Wednesday, February 28, 2024–11:30 a.m. -Floyd County Jail records- Report: Man found with cocaine at the jail A 33-year-old Rome man is facing felony charges after he was reportedly found with cocaine while being booked at the Floyd County Jail. According to jail records: William Wayne Bridges of a Dodd Boulevard address is charged with…Continue Reading

Juvenile correctional officer arrested

Juvenile correctional officer arrested

Wednesday, February 28, 2024–10:57 a.m. -Floyd County Jail records- A juvenile correctional sergeant has been arrested on felony warrants charging him with aggravated assault by strangulation and violation of oath of office. According to the warrants: 32-year-old Naji Cooke of Rome choked a juvenile at the Bob Richards Regional Youth Detention Center on Marable Way…Continue Reading

Floyd Commission honors four citizens for African American History Month

Floyd Commission honors four citizens for African American History Month

Wednesday, February 28, 2024–9:30 a.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- Each February, the Floyd County Commission celebrates African American History Month by recognizing citizens who continue to serve the greater good.   On Tuesday, the commission honored four more citizens who have made an impact. The first honoree was Ciara McKnight. “Ciara works daily with after-school teen…Continue Reading

Bids awarded for Shannon dog park, airport runway project

Bids awarded for Shannon dog park, airport runway project

Wednesday, February 28, 2024–9:03 a.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- The Floyd County Commission has approved a couple of items related to a dog park at Shag Williams Park in Shannon. Commissioners approve the addition of $15,000 to the 2017 special purpose, local option sales tax account for the project. They also approved a contract for…Continue Reading

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