A shooting incident on Fosters Mill Road in southwestern Floyd County on Thursday night has left one dead and another injured. The victims, both female, have not been identified. Dwayne Wade Tanner has been named a suspect in the case. Police were called to the shooting about 8:15 pm. The area around Fosters Mill Road was blocked to traffic for a time as police conducted their investigation into the matter.
School is out, but food is still in for children in Floyd County. The summer feeding program of the Floyd County Schools is back in session.
Darlington Head of School Brent Bell announced on Thursday that longtime physical education teacher and coach Tommy Atha will take on the additional role of associate athletic director, effective July 1st, according to a release from Darlington School.
A Rome man died following a police chase early Thursday morning.
Finster Fest 2015 is slated to take place in Chattooga County this weekend to celebrate the life and legacy of late folk artist Howard Finster.
The Atlanta Braves were blanked by the San Francisco Giants 7-0 in the opener of a four game series in San Francisco on Thursday night.
The Rome Braves’ series opener with the Hickory Crawdads was suspended due to rain on Thursday night in Hickory, North Carolina. It will be completed tonight beginning at 7 pm. The teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that Metro Rome’s unemployment rate for April stood at 6.5 percent, down from 7.0 percent in March and from 7.4 percent in April 2014. Metro Rome’s unemployment rate for April 2015 was the lowest since June 2008, when it was 6.3 percent.