NET TAX COLLECTIONS UP LAST MONTH IN GEORGIA

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Governor Nathan Deal announced late last week that the state of Georgia’s net tax collections for the month of November came in at $1.35 billion, an increase of $88 million or 7 percent as compared to November 2010.  Through five months of Fiscal Year 2012, net revenue collections totaled $6.7 billion year-to-date, an increase of $427.5 million or 6.8 percent compared to year-to-date November FY 2011.

ROBBER SHOT, ON THE RUN

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Police are still on the lookout for a man who attempted to rob Ark’s Liquor Store on Shorter Avenue last night.  The owner of the store, Jayesh Patel, reportedly shot the perpetrator though he got away.  Authorities say the would-be robber was wearing a dark mask, dark jacket and jeans.  Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to call the Rome Police Department at (706) 238-5111.