Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver foiled again

...proceeded to pitch a fit."Do you mean we're spending tax money to insulate dog houses when there's people in Floyd County that don't have insulation in their houses?" he roared."Installation, Joe Rob! Installation! Not insulation...

Train strikes kills, Georgia man

...yards when the train hit him, and the locomotive traveled about 1,000 feet after the collision before it could stop. Floyd County Deputy Coroner Gene Proctor said Barnett lived underneath the bridge near the place of his death, and sometimes stayed...

Severe thunderstorm watch for region

...indicate that several trees were down on U.S. Highway 11 in northwest Georgia's Dade County early this morning. In Floyd County, there were reports of several power lines down.In Cobb County, there were numerous reports of toppled trees. A...

Floyd County chief magistrate steps down

ROME, Ga. - Floyd County's chief magistrate judge is stepping down amid allegations of misconduct.Chris Mathis stepped down Thursday, months after...

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Alleged pupil rape gets teacher charged

ROME, Ga. -- A Floyd County middle school teacher has resigned...said. Sgt. Dallas Battle, a Floyd County police investigator, said Saturday...one of Ms. Smith's classes. Floyd County school board Chairman Steve Murdock...

Two men killed in plane crash

...ROME, Ga. -- A plane crash in a Floyd County pasture killed two Atlanta-area...it was the plane that crashed in Floyd County. The bodies were transported from...of trees near a golf course in Floyd County, but neither of the two passengers...

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Domestic dispute ends with shooting ROME - A Floyd County police officer shot and wounded a man who came at him...the hospital after being shot once in the abdomen, Floyd County Police Chief Bill Shiflett said. The incident began...

Former Ga. judge charged with theft

ROME, Ga. - Former Floyd County Chief Magistrate Judge Chris Mathis is free on bond after being...Mathis was arrested Thursday night. He was released from the Floyd County Jail on a $500,000 bond to the Polk County Sheriff's Office...

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Mrs. Beverly Brock (ROME, Ga.)

...following a long illness. A native of Floyd County, Mrs. Brock was born September...served as a constable with the Floyd County Magistrate Court. She was a member...of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Floyd County Homemakers Club, and the Craft...

Regina Eubanks (SUMMERVILLE, Ga.)

...Sr., Hephzibah, GA. She was employed with the Floyd County Sheriff Department as a Jail Officer and was a member...Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be members of the Floyd County Sheriff's Department. Mrs. Eubanks will be in state...