Floyd County, GAhometownheadlines.com

Floyd Police: 72-year-old man dies from injuries sustained when his SUV slammed into an embankment off the Bypass near Blacks Bluff Road. 15th fatality this year.

A 72-year-old Rome man is the 15th person to die on area roads so far this year. Sherman Waites died in a single-vehicle accident on the Bypass near Blacks Bluff Road on Saturday afternoon, according to Sgt. Chris Fincher of the Floyd County Police Department. Deputy Coroner Connie Chandler confirmed Waites died at Floyd Medical Center on Saturday afternoon.
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Silver Creek, GAcoosavalleynews.com

Silver Creek Man Robs Store at Gunpoint

David Louis Creamer, 31 of Silver Silver Creek,was arrested this week after allegedly robbing the Marathon Food Mart on Rockmart road at gun point. Reports stated that on June 8 Creamer walked into the store and engaged in a physical struggle with a clerk while holding a handgun. Creamer proceeded to point the handgun at the victim and forced him into the back of the store while ordering him to lock the door. Authorities added that Creamer left the store with $6,213.
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Floyd County, GAcoosavalleynews.com

Two Arrest for Drugs After Lying to Floyd County Police

Floyd County police arrested two men, James John Duncan Jr, 44 of Rome, and William Carlquit Johnson jr., 37 of Kingston, this week after they reportedly lied about their identity during a traffic stop on Georgia 293 at Wiltshire Road. Reports stated that men provided a false name and birthdate...
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Coosa, GAMarietta Daily Journal

Coosa man seriously injured in Saturday wreck

A Coosa man has been seriously injured in a one vehicle wreck on Georgia Loop 1 near its intersection with Black's Bluff Road west of Rome Saturday afternoon. According to Floyd County Police PFC Baker Harbin:. A vehicle was westbound on the loop around 12:30 Saturday afternoon, heading toward Coosa...
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Coosa, GAcoosavalleynews.com

Elderly Coosa Man Dies in Single Vehicle Accident

Floyd County Police has confirmed that 72 year-old Sherman Waites, of Coosa, was killed in a single vehicle accident on the Bypass at Blacks Bluff Road Saturday. Reports said that Waites was driving westbound when he veered into the median near the Blacks Buff Road intersection. Waites then overcorrected and came back across the lanes before leaving the roadway and hitting an embankment. The impact caused the vehicle to roll several times and resulted in Waites being ejected.
Rome, GAnorthwestgeorgianews.com

Annexation, 2 housing proposals on planning commission's agenda Monday

Local builder Donald Evans is asking to annex the vacant tract on U.S. 411 across from Tractor Supply Co. into the city of Rome. It’s one of three land use applications the Rome-Floyd County Planning Commission will consider at a special called meeting set for Monday. The 13.37-acre parcel just...
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