Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Chattooga, Polk and Paulding Counties are all included in the watch area.
A tornado warning has been issued for Bartow County.
A 43-year old Bartow County man was booked into the Floyd County Jail Wednesday, accused of ripping off two Rome residents.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Rome's unemployment rate in May was 5.1 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 5 percent in April.
A male was killed in a single-vehicle accident southwest of Emerson on Wednesday afternoon.
One person was life-flighted to Erlanger Hospital after a wreck involving a moped in Bartow County Tuesday.
The Cobb County Police Departmentís S.T.E.P. Unit is investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a Bartow County man which occurred in Mableton on Tuesday at around 5:06 a.m.
Crime reports from Monday night.
Motorists are finding some of the lowest gas prices of the year.
One person died in a wreck involving a Puckett EMS Ambulance Friday morning.
Law enforcement source confirms they have caught the two fugitives wanted for killing two Georgia corrections officers during their escape on Tuesday morning from a prison van in Putnam County.
Scattered thunderstorms will continue to develop and move into
north and central Georgia this afternoon and evening.
The Bartow County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of the June
4th shooting on Bells Ferry Road in Bartow County.
A multiple shooting occurred around 7:15 Wednesday morning, which resulted in U.S. House majority whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and two capital police officers being shot.
A man was found in possession of marijuana and a gun during a traffic stop in Cartersville Tuesday.