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Alleged white supremacists arrested in murder plot

Alleged white supremacists arrested in murder plot

January 17, 2020–3:46 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY POLICE A Floyd County man and two others from Georgia are currently in jail for charges that allege they were involved in a white supremacist group with plans to overthrow the government and murder a Bartow County couple. Other arrests have been made across the country, but based on…

Cedartown Police seeking driver in fatal hit and run

Cedartown Police seeking driver in fatal hit and run

January 17, 2020–8:05 a.m. STAFF REPORTS Cedartown Police are seeking the identity of a suspect in a fatal hit and run that occurred back on December. Kathy Chelsea Cochran was struck and killed by a vehicle on Prior Station Road near the intersection with Highway 100 at around 6:25 p.m. on Sunday, December 22. Authorities say…

Gordon County school bus involved in wreck Thursday

Gordon County school bus involved in wreck Thursday

January 17, 2020–8:02 a.m. STAFF REPORTS A Gordon County school bus was involved in a wreck Thursday morning. According to the Georgia State Patrol, the bus was rounding a curve on Big Springs Road when it left the roadway and struck a tree with the driver’s side. As a precaution, one student and three adults,…

Around 100 employees to be laid off at Mount Vernon Mills in Trion

Around 100 employees to be laid off at Mount Vernon Mills in Trion

January 17, 2020–7:56 a.m. WZQZ RADIO Around 100 employees will get pink slips next month as Mount Vernon Mills announces the shutdown of several departments at the mill in Trion. Mount Vernon Mills President and CEO William E. Duncan issued a statement saying Mount Vernon Mills will be phasing out all of their yarn operations. …

[VIDEO] GDOT open house for Turner McCall Boulevard Bridge Replacement Proposal

[VIDEO] GDOT open house for Turner McCall Boulevard Bridge Replacement Proposal

January 16th, 2020 Ethan Garrett – Digital News Editor & Video Reporter (WRGA News) The Georgia Department of Transportation held an open house on Thursday at the Rome Civic Center to discuss proposed plans to replace the Turner McCall Boulevard Bridge over the Etowah River and Norfolk Southern Railroad. The replacement bridge will include four…

[VIDEO] Radio Broadcaster Nelle Reagan honored at “Rome-Floyd County Commission on Children and Youth” Luncheon

[VIDEO] Radio Broadcaster Nelle Reagan honored at “Rome-Floyd County Commission on Children and Youth” Luncheon

January 16th, 2020 Ethan Garrett – Digital News Editor & Video Reporter (WRGA News) The Rome-Floyd County Commission on Children and Youth held an award ceremony at their 31st annual luncheon at Restoration Rome on Thursday Afternoon. WRGA’s own radio personality, Nelle Reagan, received the Adult Leadership award presented by Representative Katie Dempsey. Her daughter, Lynn…

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