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Lindale railroad crossing closed Wednesday

Lindale railroad crossing closed Wednesday

Tuesday, June 18, 2024–10:26 p.m. -Floyd County Emergency Management- Railroad crews will close the track crossing in Lindale at Maple Road / Park Avenue on Wednesday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. for an emergency repair.  Detours include Booze Mountain and Eden Valley Roads from US 27, or Old Rockmart Road from Maple.Continue Reading

Harris wins Democrat Primary runoff for Congress

Harris wins Democrat Primary runoff for Congress

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 -Staff reports- We now know who the Democrat candidate for Congress in the 14th District will be. In Tuesday’s runoff, Shawn Harris defeated Clarence Blalock. In Floyd County, Harris received 1,133 votes to Blalock’s 293 votes Harris will now face incumbent Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene in the November General Election. In…Continue Reading

City Commission approves rezoning for residential development in South Rome

City Commission approves rezoning for residential development in South Rome

Tuesday, June 18, 2024–6:59 p.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- Following a lengthy discussion, the Rome City Commission has approved a request to rezone property on Hardy Avenue and South Broad Street from high density traditional residential to multi-family residential. The applicant is seeking to construct approximately 28 new units and the plan includes the demolition…Continue Reading

Arrest reports for June 18

Arrest reports for June 18

Tuesday, June 18, 2024–11:00 a.m. -Floyd County Jail records- Inmate facing additional charges An inmate at the Floyd County Jail has been charged with four counts of felony obstruction of officers. According to jail records: 29-year-old William Roberts III refused to give up contraband and follow orders given by the officers. Roberts has been in…Continue Reading