AM 1470 WRGA Rome's News Talk Listen LIve
 
 

 

POLK COUNTY NEWS

Model High students graduate Friday night. Rome, Coosa, Pepperell, and Armuchee High ceremonies are all on Saturday.
The unemployment rate fell seven-tenths of a percentage point in April, reaching 3.2 percent.
According to Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome, a single gunshot hit an 18-year-old male on Ladue Avenue at about 6:45 p.m. Tuesday evening.
An extended period of dry weather has set in over Georgia and will continue for the foreseeable future.
Georgia drivers are now paying an average of $2.64 per gallon for regular unleaded- 4 cents less than a week ago and 14 cents less than this time last year.
According to the Georgia Bureau of investigation, the operation netted approximately four kilograms of methamphetamine, 22 grams of heroin, four grams of fentanyl, and 10 grams of marijuana.
However first-time claims for unemployment insurance were up in April.
Portions of Floyd, Chattooga, Gordon, Walker, Whitfield and Polk Counties were under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 4:15 p.m.
Two Polk County schools was placed on a soft lock-down after receiving a threat.
Irresistible is directed and written by Jon Stewart, produced by Brad Pitt and stars Steve Carell.
Georgia drivers continue to pay an average of $2.72 per gallon for regular unleaded which is 18 cents less than the national average.
Actor Steve Carell from "The Office" has been spotted around town this week.
Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Northwest region saw its unemployment rate and number of unemployment claims fall in March.
At approximately 9 a.m. on Tuesday April 30th 2019 the Cedartown Police Department received a call of a burglary in progress at a residence on Virginia Avenue.
An already bad situation could have turned much worse had it not been for the quick actions of a neighbor.