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Murder Investigation At Hays State Prison

Murder Investigation At Hays State Prison

June 11th, 2021 – 10:40 AM WZQZ Radio – (Via WZQZ Radio) An inmate at Hays State Prison in Chattooga County, Georgia – who had been serving a sentence for molesting a 13-year-old girl – was stabbed to death earlier this week. According to reports County Coroner Earle Rainwater confirmed that Jorge Renberto Ventura was…Continue Reading

Man charged with robbery and burglary

Man charged with robbery and burglary

June 10, 2021–6:45 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A Cave Spring man was jailed Wednesday on charges of robbery and burglary. According to Floyd County Jail records, 42-year old Joseph Lee Byrd forced his way into a man’s hotel room on Martha Berry Boulevard. Byrd then forced the victim to the ground and stole his…Continue Reading

GNTC Foundation awards over $13,000 in summer scholarships

GNTC Foundation awards over $13,000 in summer scholarships

June 10, 2021–6:40 p.m. NEWS RELEASE The Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) Foundation awarded $13,600 in scholarships to 35 students for the 2021 summer semester. Between $250 and $500 were awarded to each student to assist in paying for the summer semester at GNTC. The amount awarded and the number of students receiving awards has more…Continue Reading

Man accused of kidnapping woman

Man accused of kidnapping woman

June 10, 2021–6:37 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A 36-year old Silver Creek man was arrested Wednesday on a felony warrant charging him with kidnapping. According to the warrant, Derick Wayne Mobbs detained an adult female in his vehicle at a location on East 2nd Avenue at Glenn Milner Boulevard and would not let her…Continue Reading

Georgia Reinstates Pre-Pandemic Unemployment Insurance Requirements

Georgia Reinstates Pre-Pandemic Unemployment Insurance Requirements

June 10th, 2021 – 5:15 PM Georgia Department of Labor – In accordance with the plan for reemployment and the announcement to no longer participate in the federal unemployment insurance (UI) programs enacted through the CARES Act and the American Rescue Plan Act, the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will reinstate many of the eligibility…Continue Reading

Trion Fire Department rescues lost hikers

Trion Fire Department rescues lost hikers

June 10th, 2021 – 5:00 PM Trion Fire Department – The Trion Fire Department rescued 3 lost hikers in the Narrows area early Thursday morning – they posted the following press release on the incident: “At approximately 12:28 am lost hikers were reported somewhere on the Narrows “D.W. Mountain” as the locals call it, unknown…Continue Reading

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