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The Georgia Northwestern Technical College Adult Education Program is seeking volunteers who can tutor adult learners in reading, writing, basic math, and English Language skills.
There is a Freeze Warning for our area from 11 p.m. tonight until 8 a.m. Friday.
Labor Commissioner Mark Butler proclaimed October another great month in a long string of often record-setting months. He noted that Georgia's unemployment rate also fell once again.
The rain will be coming to an end today, but colder temperatures are on the way.
At 4:45 p.m., the creek was at 19 feet and rising. Flood stage is 19 feet.
Rain will continue Tuesday, with an additional 0.5 to 1.0 inches possible over the area on top of what was received Monday.
The warning area includes Southeastern Floyd County, Polk County, and Bartow County.
The first freeze of the season will be here this weekend with temps dropping into the 20s overnight Friday and Saturday.
Election results for the 2018 Midterm Election.
Polls are open until 7 p.m.
The state average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.65 - 19 cents less than this year's high, but 30 cents more than this time last year.
The average price in Georgia for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $2.70, which is six cents less than last week, two cents less compared to last month, and 34 cents more than a year ago.
Students in Rome and Floyd County better both the state and national averages on the 2018 Scholastic Aptitude Test.
Georgia gas prices have steadily declined for the past 9 days - for a total of 5 cents.
Gas prices declined over the weekend and that trend should continue this week.