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67-year-old Walter Elrod was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:15 p.m., according to Deputy Floyd County Coroner Ernie Studard.
Three people were injured following a three car crash on Highway 411 near the Alabama-Georgia line just before 5:30 Friday evening.
Less than a week after violence and racial unrest, which claimed the life of a young woman in Charlottesville, Virginia, Rome and Floyd County residents gathered to call for unity and peace.
No one was hurt and one person is in custody after a tense situation in the Morgan Valley Road area in Polk County early Wednesday afternoon.
Due to an extraordinary number of citizen surrenders, Floyd County Public Animal Welfare Services is implementing temporary policy changes to address the feline population spike.