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[Video] Toys for Tots 2019 donation information

[Video] Toys for Tots 2019 donation information

December 5th, 2019 10:00 am Mary Saintfort – Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which distributes toys to children whose parents are not financially able to buy them toys for Christmas. Our local Toys for tots at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds are in need of volunteers to…

FCPD K9 Lex in the running for “K9 of the Year”

FCPD K9 Lex in the running for “K9 of the Year”

December 5, 2019–8:27 a.m. STAFF REPORTS Floyd County Police K9 Lex is in the running for the Georgia Police K9 Foundations’ “K9 of the Year” award. Area residents can vote for Lex on Facebook. Simply go to this link, and “Like” the picture of Lex. Each “Like” on the picture equals a vote. Lex has…

USTA Georgia recognizes standouts among state tennis community with Annual Awards

USTA Georgia recognizes standouts among state tennis community with Annual Awards

December 5, 2019–7:49 a.m. NEWS RELEASE USTA Georgia announced the recipients for the organization’s 2019 awards, which recognize outstanding achievements statewide in tennis, on and off the court. Twenty-five awards comprise the full list of honors, and the award winners will be officially recognized at the USTA Georgia Community Tennis Development Workshop in early February.…

Rome mayor looks back at 2019

Rome mayor looks back at 2019

December 5, 2019–7:48 a.m. STAFF REPORTS Bill Collins is finishing up his first term as Rome’s mayor and he joined Tony McIntosh on WRGA’s First News on Wednesday to talk a little bit about the city’s accomplishments since January. Collins said it’s been an eventful year on the economic development front. “We had an expansion…

Sheriff’s Santa for Seniors looking for sponsors

Sheriff’s Santa for Seniors looking for sponsors

December 5, 2019–7:42 a.m. STAFF REPORTS The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office is once again teaming up with the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Department to help make it a Merry Christmas for area seniors. The Sheriff’s Santa for Seniors program is for those who do not have any family and would not otherwise receive a Christmas…

[VIDEO] 2019 Rome Christmas Parade – WRGA Coverage

[VIDEO] 2019 Rome Christmas Parade – WRGA Coverage

December 4th, 2019 – 12:00 PM Ethan Garrett – Digital News Editor/Video Reporter (WRGA) The Cold Temperatures were not enough to deter Romans from coming out to celebrate in this year’s festivities. One of the oldest and largest parades in Northwest Georgia, For over 60 years the Rome Christmas parade has continued to delight thousands…

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