Rome Woman Found with Meth and Heroin During Traffic Stop

Kaiitlyn Marquitta Phillips, 36 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said she was found with methamphetamine, heroin and needles during a traffic stop at the intersection of East 18th and Crane Street. Police said that they stopped the vehicle for not having a license plate. A search was...
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Medical Marijuana licenses awarded to 6 companies in Georgia

WALKER COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) – It’s a big day for Georgia’s medical marijuana program. On Saturday, the medical cannabis commission revealed the six companies that will be licensed to grow marijuana , convert it into cannabis oil and sell the finished product to eligible Georgia patients. Two years ago, the...
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1 dead, 1 injured after shooting in Cherokee County

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a domestic dispute that left one person dead and another injured Saturday afternoon, according to a release from authorities. Law enforcement responded to a 911 call about a shooting at a residence on County Road 662 near Round Mountain. “This tragic incident was...
Cherokee County,

Fatal shooting being investigated in Cherokee County

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ala. — The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in which someone was killed. Sheriff Jeff Shaver released some information in a social media post, which stated deputies, along with Leesburg Police, Centre Police and Cedar Bluff Police were called to a residence on County Road 662 near Round Mountain this afternoon.
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No experience necessary — Rome companies hiring now

Check out these companies that are looking for new hires with no prior experience: 1. Driver Merchandiser - On Premise Trainee 2. Entry Level - Life Insurance Agent - Flexible Schedule - (85,000k+) 3. Entry Level Positions - Customer Service Experience Required 4. CDL Truck Driver - Home Daily
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Rock Garden, one of the unique attractions in Calhoun, Georgia

CALHOUN, GA—Rock Garden, located behind a church in Calhoun, is one of the unique attractions in Georgia that is full of miniature creations of towns, castles, and more. These miniature creations are crafted from tiny stones, broken glass, cement, shells, wire, and other materials. One of the miniature creations is the Paris Notre Dame Cathedral, made of pebbles and shells and complete with its stained-glass windows.

Medical marijuana growing licenses issued to six groups in Georgia

The Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission revealed the six successful applicants for licenses to manufacture low-THC cannabis oil during a meeting in Walker County Saturday. Sixty-nine applicants submitted competitive proposals for the permits. “It's a great day for Georgians who need access to low-THC oil, and their families who...

Interview: Starting Experience Pushing 2024 Georgia QB Reece Fountain Ahead of the Pack

Nothing supplants experience on the field for a developing high school quarterback, and Reece Fountain now has plenty of it. The Class of 2024 gunslinger went 6-1 as a starter for Rome High School during the 2020 season taking on 6A Georgia squads. When his freshman season was completed, the 6-1, 180-pound, playmaker spun it for 1,085 yards off 101 of 148 passing with 10 touchdowns tossed and one rushing score posted. Now college coaches are paying attention.
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silver Creek Woman Jailed After Attack of Elderly Man

Debra Carol Frazier, 56 of Silver Creek, was arrested this week after she hit an elderly person in the face, leaving visible markings and bleeding to the face. Police said that Frazier used an open hand to slap the victim on the eye during a dispute at a home on Rockmart Mart.
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Save $0.13 per gallon on gas at the cheapest station in Fort Payne

(FORT PAYNE, AL) Gas prices vary across in the Fort Payne area, but if you’re willing to head for the cheapest station, you could be saving up to $0.13 per gallon. Discount Food Mart at 1800 Gault Ave South was the cheapest station in the area, according to a survey by GasBuddy, with regular listed at $2.72 per gallon Wednesday. By comparison, the most expensive gallon was at Bruce's Foodland Plus at 202 Greenhill Blvd Nw, where a gallon of regular was selling for $2.85.

Jim Boggus Jr.

James T. Boggus, Jr. of Rainsville, AL, formerly of Guntersville, passed away July 20, 2021, at Shepherds Cove Hospice after a mercifully short battle with dementia at age 73. Known by everyone as “Jim” or “Jimmy” in grade school, he was just that—known by everyone. Or at the least, he never met a stranger.