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Teens arrested after Calhoun man found shot in Rocky Face Thursday night

Posted on January 16th, 2021

UPDATE: Suspect wanted for the shooting of a Calhoun man on December 30th, 2020, in Whitfield County has been arrested. Blaze Nicholas Tate, 17, of, Chatsworth, was arrested in Bartow County on January 5th, 2021. Tate was transported from the Bartow County Jail and booked into the Whitfield County Jail Tuesday charged by the Whitfield […]

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Rome woman killed in crash on Highway 156 Monday morning in Floyd County

Posted on January 16th, 2021

According to the Georgia State Patrol: “On Jan. 4, at approximately 8 a.m., a 2020 Toyota Corolla driven by Shelby Dowdy of Rome was traveling south on Floyd Springs Road. A tractor-trailer, driven by Kenneth Craig, 51 of LaFayette, was traveling east on Ga. 156. According to the witness and also the truck driver, Dowdy’s […]

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Rome Police Department requesting the public’s help in fatal hit-and-run investigation

Posted on January 16th, 2021

The Rome Police Department Selective Enforcement Unit is seeking help and information regarding a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021, on South McLin Street. “We are seeking information from the driver of a white newer model 4-door Nissan Frontier.” This vehicle was last seen in the area at 7:44 AM on […]

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Chattooga County Sheriff helps nab theft suspects after high-speed chase goes into Alabama

Posted on January 15th, 2021

Two suspects wanted for theft from “ding-ding” machines at Last Chance Convenience Store on Highway 114 near the Georgia-Alabama line were captured after a high-speed chase started by Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader on Wednesday, January 6th. According to the report, security cameras captured the couple allegedly stealing from electronic slot machines in the store […]

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Calhoun man rams wife’s vehicle during domestic assault all while DUI with 2-year-old inside his vehicle

Posted on January 15th, 2021

According to a Gordon County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on Friday, January 8th, 2021, at approximately 11:51 PM, Deputy Stevens was connected to a complainant by phone through 911 Dispatch regarding domestic violence questions. She stated that she and her husband Brian Jermaine Higginbotham, 47, of Calhoun, were involved in a verbal argument at their […]

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