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Report: Man found with four pounds of meth
A 47-year-old Rome man was recently arrested on drug trafficking charges on Chateau Drive at Highway 411. Jeremy Wade Beach was found with four pounds of methamphetamine, along with packaging materials and digital scales. In addition to trafficking, he is charged with possession of meth with the intent to distribute,...
Teen facing armed robbery, home invasion charges
A Rome teen has been charged in a home invasion that occurred back on November 18 at an apartment on Smith Street. According to an arrest warrant and Floyd County Jail records:. 17-year-old Treylin Maleek Burge was brandishing a firearm when he took a purse from a woman inside the...
Local Hero: Kevin Godfrey, The Heart and Soul of Godfrey’s Tree Service
At just 17 years old, Kevin Godfrey began his journey working alongside his father, Charlie, on a logging crew for George Dawson, where Charlie ran a crew for two decades. However, Kevin’s day continued after logging; after work, he’d work, splitting and delivering firewood in his truck. Kevin recognized an opportunity as his firewood customers began inquiring about tree removal. He took a leap – quite literally – and started climbing.
Deaths Discovered In Cedar Bluff
The Cedar Bluff Police and Fire Departments along with Atrium Floyd EMS responded to a residence on Railroad Avenue around 10 AM Sunday. According to Police Chief Jeremy Stepps, two were found non responsive and not breathing. The subjects found were deceased and the Coroner was called in to assist with the investigation. Coroner Paul McDonald confirmed the deaths and tells WEIS Radio News, the Alabama Department of Forensic Science will be assisting with the investigation.
Eight arrested after Alabama deputies shut down ‘one-stop fentanyl shop’
Eight people have been arrested after Alabama deputies shut down what they describe as a “one-stop fentanyl shop.”. The DeKalb County Drug Task Force, along with Sylvania Police Department, Dekalb County Criminal Investigation Division, and Dekalb County Deputies worked tirelessly to shut down this one-stop fentanyl shop, the defendants cut, packaged, sold and delivered their products with no concern to public safety.
Andy Allen Announces Candidacy for Chattooga County Commissioner
Local businessman, farmer, and lifelong Chattooga County resident Andy Allen has officially declared his candidacy for the Chattooga County Sole Commissioner position in the upcoming May elections. As a devoted conservative Republican, Andy Allen stands for the values of small government, fiscal responsibility with reduced spending, ensuring essential public services...
Arrest reports for December 3
Two inmates are facing felony charges following a fight at the Floyd County Jail. 20-year-old Darrius Eugene Haywood went to the cell of 40-year-old Deon Lamon Watkins, and the two got into a fight. Haywood had to get treatment at the hospital following the fight. He has been in jail...
Department of Juvenile Justice to hold Career Fair in Rome
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) will host a Career Fair on December 7, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., in Floyd County at the Bob Richards Regional Youth Detention Center. DJJ is looking to hire Juvenile Correctional Officers, Counselors, Teachers, and Food Service Workers with on-the-spot contingent officers....
June Jam set for 2024 in Fort Payne—what to know
Tickets for the festival, which benefits charities throughout the state of Alabama, went on sale December 1 via Ticketmaster. Founded by the group ALABAMA , the festival returned this past June after more than two decades. The event drew nearly 11,000 fans, according to MusicRow.com. Performers over the first 16...
Challenges and Strategies in Managing Safety at Floyd County Jail
The Floyd County Jail has recently been in the spotlight due to a series of troubling events that have raised concerns about safety and security within the facility. A violent brawl between inmates Darrius Eugene Haywood and Deon Lamon Watkins escalated to felony charges, reflecting the intense nature of conflicts that can arise in such environments. Additionally, individuals like Connie Leann Vann and Micah De'Morrious Johnson have faced legal repercussions for drug-related offenses, while Shianna Marie Escobedo and Yordy Murillo Romero have been implicated in theft and financial fraud, highlighting the diverse range of illegal activities extending into the correctional system.
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Summerville as of 2023-12-04. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
Fort Payne Police Identify Recent Accident Fatality
Police Chief David Davis said that incident happened at about 9:14am on Glenn Boulevard S.W. in front of the Landers McLarty Ford location. Marcus Marcell Legnon, age 32 of Rainville, was traveling south on Glenn Boulevard – when he struck the rear-end of a DeKalb Ambulance Service ambulance being driven by William Ray Smith of a Geraldine address.
Alabama High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in DeKalb County Today - December 4
There is high school basketball competition in DeKalb County, Alabama today, and the inside scoop on how to watch these games is available below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 7:00 PM CT...
Weekly Safety Report: Aviation Unit Demonstration and Fatal Crash in DeKalb County, Alabama
Two incidents occurred in DeKalb County, Alabama this week. The first incident involved the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office providing a demonstration of their Aviation Unit's Helicopter to students at Geraldine Elementary School and the Geraldine High School Varsity Football Team. The second incident was a fatal crash near Wal-Mart on Glenn Boulevard and Alabama 35. The victim's identity was not immediately released.
Watch This Georgia Bald Eagle's Nest Online!
Berry College's eagle pair first appeared on the main campus in the Spring of 2012. Since then they have continued to nest in the top of a tall pine that is located between the main entrance gates and the parking lot of the Steven K. Cage Athletic and Recreation Center.
These rome, GA based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of rome..
Area Gas Prices Climb as Tax Break Ends
It didn’t take long for prices to climb as Georgia’s gas tax detour came to an end last week. Many stations were at $3.19 a gallon over the weekend while a few others were as low as $2.99, not counting those that advertised lower prices for cash customers. The cheapest price found on a Rome-to-Summerville trip on Saturday was $2.99 a gallon at the 76 station at the busy intersection...
Several arrested on drug-related charges in DeKalb County
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Several people were arrested on drug charges in DeKalb County. DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said authorities got a search warrant for a home on Highway 75 in Sylvania and found nine adults and one juvenile in the home. One of the adults was found unresponsive...
Fifty Residents of The Trail Seek $25 Million In Damages From Bordeau Metals
Fifty residents of The Trail have filed a lawsuit against Bordeau Metals seeking $25 million in damages, claiming noise pollution from the metal recycling business caused them to lose the “peace, comfort and quiet enjoyment” of their properties. The residents are being represented by local attorneys John S. Husser and Robert K. Finnell, and are asking for a jury trial as well as a temporary restraining order that would stop all operations at the Bordeau Metals site on 91 Enterprise Street in Lindale. ...
Expect fog in North Alabama until early Saturday evening
The National Weather Service issued a weather alert at 9:03 a.m. on Saturday for fog until 4 p.m. for Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Morgan, Marshall, Jackson, DeKalb and Cullman counties. "Visibility reductions due to mist and fog will persist across the Tennessee Valley for much of the day,...