The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of one of its own as Deputy Jonathan Lyle was found unresponsive and pronounced dead at his home on Thursday.
The Atlanta Braves snapped an eight game losing skid with a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night at Fenway Park in the closer of a four game split-venue series between the teams.
The Rome Braves completed a three-game sweep of the West Virginia Power with a 4-2 win in the series finale on Thursday night in Charleston, West Virginia.
A manhunt led to the lockdown of Alto Park Elementary School on Wednesday. David Wayne Williams, age 47 and the suspect in a Whitfield County stabbing incident, was captured by police around 6 pm at Rooney Road near the school.
The Board of Directors for the Rome-based Providence Preparatory Academy has announced the appointment of Glenn Getchell as the school’s new headmaster, effective June 1st.
The Atlanta Hawks clinched their first-round NBA playoff series against the Boston Celtics with a 104-92 victory in game six at Boston’s TD Garden on Thursday night.
An inmate at the Floyd County Jail has died of an apparent suicide. According to a release from the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, Theodore JePaul Barnett, was found unresponsive in his cell by jail staff on Wednesday afternoon. He was transported to Floyd Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Rome’s Downtown Development Authority is teaming with the Harbin Clinic to present a block party for families called “Kids Spring Fling” this Saturday, April 30th from 11 am until 2 pm. It will be held on the 500 block of Broad Street in downtown Rome.