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Candidate qualifying starts Monday

Candidate qualifying starts Monday

Sunday, March 3, 2024–3:10 p.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- Candidate qualifying for the May 21 Primary Election and the November 5 General Election begins Monday. The qualifying fee for those wanting to run for Floyd County Commission is $216. Post two, currently held by Allison Watters, and post three, currently held by Wright Bagby will…

Former state school superintendent tapped to lead Unity Christian School

Former state school superintendent tapped to lead Unity Christian School

Sunday, March 3, 2024–3:00 p.m. -News Release- The Board of Directors and the Head of School Search Committee at Unity Christian School have announced the appointment of Dr. John Barge as the new Head of School. Dr. Barge was selected after an extensive national search and vetting process with the assistance of Vanderbloemen, an executive…

Teen drowns at Sloppy Floyd State Park

Teen drowns at Sloppy Floyd State Park

Sunday, March 3, 2024–2:53 p.m. -WZQZ Radio- A teenager drowned at Sloppy Floyd State Park in Summerville on Saturday.  According to Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader: A 16-year-old male, from out of town, was camping with family when he decided to go fishing. He was fishing in an area that had a steep bank. It…

Railroad crossing on Alabama Highway will be closed Monday

Railroad crossing on Alabama Highway will be closed Monday

Saturday, March 2, 2024–4:11 p.m. -Staff reports- If you are going to be traveling in the Coosa area on Monday, be aware that Alabama Highway will be closed at the railroad tracks between Woods Road and Barker Road. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, the closure will allow crews to make repairs to the…

Arrest reports for March 2

Arrest reports for March 2

Saturday, March 2, 2024–3:51 p.m. -Floyd County Jail records- Cave Spring man arrested on drug charges The execution of a search warrant at a home on Cave Spring Road in Cave Spring back on January 31 has resulted in drugs and weapons charges for a 51-year-old man. According to Floyd County Jail records: Gary Don…

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