AAA: 98.6 MILLIONS EXPECTED TO TRAVEL THIS HOLIDAY SEASON, THE HIGHEST HOLIDAY TRAVEL VOLUME SINCE 2001

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

While many people may get a head start on their holiday travel this weekend, AAA, The Auto Club Group, defines the year-end holiday travel period as this coming Tuesday, December 23rd thru Sunday, January 4th, 2015. During that time, some 98.6 million Americans are projected to journey 50 miles or more from home for an increase of four percent from the 94.8 million people that traveled last year.

FCPD MAKES ARREST IN CONNECTION WITH DOLLAR GENERAL ROBBERY

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

The Floyd County Police Department has made an arrest in connection with the November 30th robbery of the Dollar General on Kingston Highway. According to an FCPD media release, 28-year-old Terry Cleo Tibbitts of Rome has been arrested and charged with robbery, burglary and two counts of simple assault. The investigation into the matter is ongoing; investigators are still trying to identify the second suspect in the case. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Floyd County Police Department at (706) 235-7766 or Investigator Mary Catherine Parris at (706) 314-1861.