Fri., June 8, 2012 10:00am
State regulators are proposing new rules for some types of landfills to try to limit their numbers. The rules would apply to unknown numbers of largely unregulated "inert-waste" landfills. However, some who own the dumps worry about the regulations’ unintended consequences.
Thu., February 23, 2012 7:58am
Dozens of homes were damaged by a storm that rolled through northwest Georgia late Wednesday night, toppling trees and knocking out power to thousands of customers.
Fri., November 18, 2011 12:39pm
Floyd County held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday to launch its new emergency radio communications system. The new 800 megahertz network boosted the county’s one radio site to 10.
Tue., May 3, 2011 3:17pm
Tornado victims in northwest Georgia are reporting thefts and scams in the wake of last week's deadly storms. There are six reports. When deadly storms last week cut power in Nortwest Georgia, public libraries helped fill a void. The downtown library in Rome had power for days when more rural areas did not.
Wed., April 27, 2011 11:49pm
Experts say deadly storms that raked Georgia this week spawned at least 10 tornadoes, including a rare EF-4 tornado that pummeled Catoosa County with 175 mph winds. National Weather Service meteorologist Jessica Sieux said Friday it's possible more tornadoes will be added to the list as survey teams continue investigating reports.
Wed., January 26, 2011 3:29pm
Police say a propane leak that prompted the evacuations of more than 200 north Georgia residents happened after two men tried to move a tank of the gas with a forklift and a wrecker.
Fri., July 9, 2010 2:39pm
Former Floyd County Chief Magistrate Judge Chris Mathis is free on bond after being arrested on charges that include theft and exploitation of an elderly person, stemming from his operation of a cattle business. Warrants say the 45-year-old Mathis is accused of taking money with a promise to purchase cattle, but instead converted the funds for his own use.
Mon., April 19, 2010 4:22pm
The Rome couple ran nursing homes in Brunswick and Rome.
Sat., November 28, 2009 11:10am
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is determining whether facilities