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The wreck happened near Porter and Erwin streets.
Nero was being treated for injuries he sustained when a vehicle hit him.
He escaped from his kennel in Cedartown.
Georgia Highlands College's Phi Theta Kappa chapter brought home more honors than any other college in attendance at the All-Georgia Academic Team Awards luncheon in Atlanta.
Initial unemployment claims are down for the month.
The recruitment will be held on Wednesday, March 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the career center located at 262 North Park Blvd. in Cedartown.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning now in effect until 9 p.m. for Southern Floyd County, Polk County, Bartow County, and Northern Paulding County.
The Thunderstorm Watch area includes Floyd, Chattooga, Gordon, Bartow and Polk Counties.
There is the possibility of damaging winds and hail.
Last week, the Trump Administration released its budgetary wish list, which includes eliminating the Community Development Block Grant program. Rome gets about $400,000 a year in grants.
The wreck involved a tractor-trailer and a passenger car, according to Bartow County EMS.
The Appalachian Regional Commission is one of the targets for elimination in the proposed Federal Budget unveiled by the Trump Administration last week.
Georgia gas prices are $2.17--two cents less than a week ago.
The wreck happened on Ga. 20 near Old Gilliam Springs Road.
We will have more details as they become available.